Bidders are invited to submit a bid for the Works in accordance with the requirements specified in Section V: Requirements and Section III: Conditions of Contract, as well as the process set out in this ITB. A summary of the scope of the bid is included in the Particulars. All correspondence and notification in relation to this ITB shall be sent through the eSourcing system.
This ITB is an invitation to treat and shall not be construed as a bid capable of being accepted or as creating any contractual, other legal or restitutionary rights. This ITB is conducted in accordance with the applicable provisions of the UNOPS Procurement Manual (the latest version can be accessed on the UNOPS website) and other relevant Operational Directives and Operational Instructions that are referred to in the Procurement Manual. In case of contradictions between this ITB and the UNOPS Procurement Manual, the UNOPS Procurement Manual shall prevail. No binding contract, including a process contract or other understanding or arrangement, will exist between the bidder and UNOPS, and nothing in or in connection with this ITB shall give rise to any liability on the part of UNOPS unless and until the Contract is signed by UNOPS and the successful bidder.
A bidder shall not have a conflict of interest. A bidder shall be considered to have a conflict of interest if:
(i) A bidder (including its personnel) has a close business or family relationship with UNOPS personnel or with personnel of the UNOPS’s partner who engaged UNOPS and who:
● Are directly or indirectly involved in the preparation of the bid documents or specifications of the Contract, and/or the bid evaluation process of such Contract; or
● Would be involved in the implementation or supervision of such Contract;