1.0 The United Nations Assistance Mission for Iraq (UNAMI) on behalf of UN-Habitat intends to solicit
proposals for the Construction of Core Housing Units in Sinjar District, Ninewa Governorate, Iraq.
2.0 The solicitation will be based on detailed Statement of Works (SoW), Bill of Quantities (BoQ), Technical
Specifications, UN General Conditions of Contracts and other related documents which will be provided by
UNAMI to all companies who respond to this EOI and qualify for the tender.
3.0 The project consists of:
(i • Civil Works: include site preparation, concrete structural works for a one floor building; from
foundation to roof, including concrete-block walls and partitions. Cement and gypsum plastering, installation
of doors and windows, painting (emulsion and oil-based), roof waterproofing.
• Sanitary/Plumbing Works: water and drainage systems with water tanks, kitchen and bathroom
facilities, septic tanks, etc. including connection to the public facilities.
• Electrical Works: complete electrical system power and lighting, inclusive of connection to the
national power grid
Materials and Labour: In an effort to support the country's economy and reduce the impact of longhaul transportation on the environment, construction materials will be sourced from the local market and
from Iraqi vendors (unless unavailable, poor quality or not competitively priced). To support local livelihoods
in the project area, the contractor is encouraged to recruit local unskilled labourers among unemployed
residents from the targeted neighbourhoods. Skilled labour and key technical staff are excluded from this
4.0 For this purpose, UNAMI will undertake a competitive bidding exercise shortly, accordingly would issue a
Request for Proposal (RFP) to those companies who would express their interest and provide initial relevant
information as to their ability to fulfill UNAMI's requirement.
5.0 In addition, the interested companies are requested to complete their registration at Level-2 on the
United Nations Global Marketplace (www.ungm.org).
6.0 Please note the following:
a) This EOI is not an invitation for submission of a bid/proposal.
b) UNAMI reserves the right in selecting the invitees for the competitive bidding based on substantial and
proven records of performance in the subject field of activities and mere expressing an interest would not
automatically warrant for tender document.
c) UNAMI reserves the right to reject EOIs received after the above deadline.