International Competitive Bidding (ICB) / Laboratory Equipment and Chemicals

The Addis Ababa Water and Sewerage Authority. Water and Sanitation Infrastructure Development Division (AAWSA-WSIDD)) Now Invites Sealed Bids from Eligible Bidders Procurement of Supply and Installations of Laboratory Equipment for WWTPS of AAWSA



  • Country: Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia
  • Name of the Project: Second Urban Water Supply and Sanitation Project
  • Credit No: 60070
  • Contract Title: Procurement of Supply and Installations of LaboratoryEquipment for WWTPs of AAWSA.

Reference No: ET-AAWSA-155803-GO-RFB

The Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia has received financing from the World Bank toward the cost of the Second Urban water supply and Sanitation and intends to apply part of the proceeds toward payments under the contract for Procurement of Supply and Installations of Laboratory Equipment for WWTPs of AAWSA. T

The Addis Ababa Water and Sewerage Authority. Water and Sanitation Infrastructure Development Division (AAWSA-WSIDD)) now invites sealed bids from eligible bidders Procurement of Supply and Installations of Laboratory Equipment for WWTPS of AAWSA. The Delivery Place of the goods is CIP Addis Ababa Water and Sewerage Authority’s Warehouse.




Description of Goods

Final delivery place

of the goods


Procurement of Supply and Installations of Laboratory Equipment for WWTPs of


CIP AAWSA’s Warehouse,

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

The Bidder shall furnish documentary evidence to demonstrate that it meets the following experience requirement(s): (i) Must have successfully completed the supply and installation of at least 2(two) contracts each contract having a value of USD 1,600,000(USD One Million Six Hundred Thousand Only), with a similar size, nature and complexity during the last 5 (five)years supported with the names of the clients, types, and value of the contract. (ii) The bidder shall demonstrate that it has access to, or has available liquid assets, unencumbered real assets, lines of credit, and other financial means (independent of any contractual advance payment) sufficient to meet the cash flow requirement of USD 400,000 (USD four Hundred Thousand) net of the applicant’s other commitments, (iii) The audited Financial Statement or if not required by the Laws of the Bidder’s country, another financial statement acceptable to the Employer for the last five years shall be submitted and must demonstrate the current soundness of the bidder’s financial position and indicate its prospective long term profitability, and (iv) Minimum Average Annual Turnover of USD 3,000,000 (USD Three Million), calculated as the average of total certified payments received for contracts in progress and/or completed within the last three years. A margin of preference for goods manufactured in the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia is not applicable.

Bidding will be conducted through the International Competitive Bidding procedures as specified in the World Bank’s Guidelines: Procurement of Goods, Works and Non-Consulting Services under IBRD Loans and IDA Credits & Grants by World Bank Borrowers, January 2011, Revised July 2014 (“Procurement Guidelines”), and is open to all eligible bidders as defined in the Procurement Guidelines. In addition, please refer to paragraphs 1.6 and 1.7 setting forth the World Bank’s policy on conflict of interest.

Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from Addis Ababa Water and Sewerage Authority, Water and Sanitation Infrastructure Division, Procurement Department, and inspect the bidding documents from 8:30 am 12:30 pm in the morning and 1:30 pm to 5:30 pm in the afternoon at the address given below. A complete set of bidding documents in the English language may be purchased by interested eligible bidders upon the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of ETB 500.00 (Five Hundred Ethiopian Birr). The method of payment will be direct deposit at the Commercial Bank of Ethiopia. Geja Sefer Branch, AccountNo: 1000338000719, or direct cash payment to counter cashier at the Water and Sanitation Infrastructure Division office.

Bids must be delivered to the address below on or before 16 December 2020,2:00 PM. In addition to the existing provision for submission of bid bids, with a view to COVID 19, bidders have an option to submit the bid (1) by e-mail to their embassy if they are willing to assist (2) by e-mail to their local representative along with a scanned copy of the authorization to sign (Power of Attorney (POA))the bid. and (3) copy of the bid with the Zipped files of the bid encrypted, or password-protected to the address specified in ITB 22.1 of the bid datasheet of the bidding document. Late bids will be rejected. Bids will be publicly opened in the presence of the bidders’ designated representatives and anyone who choose to attend at the address below on 16 December 2020 at 2:30 PM.

All bids must be accompanied by a Bid-Securing Declaration.

The address referred to above is:

AAWSA, Water and Sanitation Infrastructures Development DivisionAttention: Mrs. Mestawot Abebe, Head of Procurement DepartmentAddress: Lideta kifle Ketema Wereda 04 around Lideta Condominium, on the Left Side of Lideta Menafesha, Floor/ Room number: 1st floorP.O.Box: 1436