Contract Administration and Supervision / Road and Bridge Construction

The Roads Authority of Oromia Special Zone Surrounding Finfine (OSZSF) Invites Registered Local Contractors of Category RC/GC-5 and Above Only with Their Professional and Trade Licenses Valid for the Bidding Period, To Submit Sealed Bids for Providing the Necessary Labor, Material and Equipment for the Construction and Completion of Bridge Construction Project.


Procurement Reference Number: FSOSZRA/NCB 01/2013

  1.  The Mulo Wereda, located in Oromia Special Zone Surrounding Finfine (OSZSF) of

Oromia National Regional State has allocated a budget towards the cost of 1 terminated Bridge Project and intends to apply part of the proceeds to eligible payments for the construction works. The name, location, span, amount of bid security, and the total period of construction, including the required mobilization time, for the river bridge are indicated in the table.

Name of Bridge


Oromia Region)





Bid Bond




Duration of the Service


Lemman River



Mulo Wereda






120 Cal. Days

2.The Roads Authority of Oromia Special Zone Surrounding Finfine (OSZSF), in favor of the above mentioned Wereda, now, invites registered local contractors of Category RC/GC-5 and above only with their professional and trade licenses valid for the bidding period, to submit sealed bids for providing the necessary labor, material and, equipment for the construction and completion of this Bridge construction Project.

a) The bidders shall have a certificate of competency from the Ministry of Works and Urban Development with Category RC/GC-5 and above only renewed for the bidding period and other appropriate documentary evidence demonstrating the bidder’s compliance which shall include: –

i. Commercial Registration Certificate

ii. Its trading license renewed for the bidding period;

iii. Its tax clearance certificate valid at least at bid submission date that permits the bidder to participate in any public tender, TIN and VAT registration certificates

iv. Registration as a supplier in the list of the mandated public body, i.e. Federal Public Procurement and Property Administration Agency.

b) Contractors who are intending to bid by forming an association (Joint Venture):

i. Each applicant or partner of a joint venture must purchase and collect the bidding document, prepared by the Authority for this particular bid.

ii. Have a legal agreement signed and sealed by each member of a Joint Venture.

iii. Must submit evidence for joint venture agreement registered at concerned Office (from Office of Document Authentication and registration containing signatures and seals of the office and the parties forming Joint Venture) with their technical proposal or after winning the tender.

The qualification of each bidder must fulfill a minimum of 70% of the requirements indicated in the bid document.

3. Bidding will be conducted through the National Competitive Bidding (NCB) procedures and is open to all eligible bidders as specified and defined in the Bidding Document.

4. Interested eligible bidders may obtain further information from and inspect the bidding documents, including a complete set of Engineering Drawings in hard copy which is necessary for bidding purpose, at the address given below at office hour. A complete set of bidding document prepared in the English language may be purchased by interested bidders on the submission of a written application to the address below and upon payment of a non-refundable fee of ETB 300(three hundred), starting from the date of this notice. The method of payment shall be in cash to the OSZSF’s Finance &Economic Development Office.

5. Evaluation is to be carried out in two stages, Qualification information first & Financial Bids of qualified bidders next.

6. Bids must be delivered on the 22nd working day on or before 10:00 a.m. (4:00 local time) to the same address given above Qualification information and Bid security of the bidders will be opened by the Procurement and supply Work process of the Authority in the presence of bidders’ representatives who choose to attend at the address below on the final date and 30 minutes after bid submission as stated above. Financial proposals of the respective bidders will be opened on the date and time that is to be declared by the Authority’s bid indorsing committee.

7. Oromia Special Zone Surrounding Finfine (OSZSF) Roads Authority reserves the right to reject this bid partial or fully.

8. All bids must be accompanied by a bid security in CPO or unconditional Bank guarantee ETB 200,000 (two hundred thousand) valid for 90 days after the date of bid opening

Address: Oromia Special Zone Surrounding Finfine (OSZSF) Roads Authority Addis Ababa/Nifas Silk Lafto Subcity, Wereda 08 around Mammo Oromia Special Zone Surrounding Finfine (OSZSF) Roads Authority