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    SPECIFIC PROCUREMENT NOTICE 

    INVITATION TO PREQUALIFICATION

    PROJECT NAME: HARMONIZATION OF ICT SYSTEMS AND CYBERSECURITY ASSESSMENT

    REFERENCE NUMBER: SADC/3/5/2/52

    Procurement entity: The Southern African Development Community (SADC) Secretariat:

    The SADC Secretariat

    Location: Gaborone, Botswana 

    Number and titles of lots: 2

    1.         This INVITATION TO PREQUALIFICATION follows the General Procurement Notice that appeared on SADC Secretariat website: www.sadc.int in May 2019, DG-Market online: www.dgmarket.com of May 2019, UN Development Business online: www.devbusiness.com  of May 2019.

    2.         The SADC Secretariat herewith invites companies/firms to submit Expressions of Interest to for the following contract(s):

    PROJECT NAME: HARMONIZATION OF ICT SYSTEMS AND CYBERSECURITY ASSESSMENT

    REFERENCE NUMBER: SADC/3/5/2/52

    LOT NUMBER

    TITLE OF CONTRACT

    LOCATION

    MAXIMUM BUDGET

    Lot Number 1

    Business-IT alignment Review, Recommendation and Implementation of a Solution for the harmonization of SADC ICT systems.

     

    Contract Reference: SADC/3/5/2/52

    SADC Secretariat Head Office.

    Gaborone, Botswana

     

     

    US$908,500

    Lot Number 2

     

    Cybersecurity Risk Assessment of SADC

     

    Contract Reference: SADC/3/5/2/53

    SADC Secretariat Head Office.

    Gaborone, Botswana

     

    US$220,600

    More details on the scope of the contract(s) provided in the Prequalification Document –which can be downloaded, free of charge, from the following website: www.sadc.int

    3.         The INVITATION TO PREQUALIFICATION is open to all companies/firms which satisfy the eligibility and qualification requirements stated in the Prequalification Document.

    4.         The date and time of submission of the Expressions of Interests at the address indicated in the Prequalification Document is 30 AUGUST 2019, Time: 16:00 Hours local time. Proposals received after this time and date, or submitted otherwise than indicated in the Prequalification shall not be considered and shall be returned unopened.

    All notifications concerning this procurement process, including: modification of the Prequalification Document, results of the evaluation or cancellation notices, will be published on the SADC Secretariat website: www.sadc.int.

    5.         Interested companies/firms may seek clarification or/and additional information concerning thiscontract, only in writing and by latest 12 AUGUST 2019, Time: 14:00 Hours local time, from the following contact points:

    Head of Unit - Procurement

    SADC Secretariat

    CBD Plot 54385

    City:  Gaborone

    Country: Botswana

    Tel: +267 395 1863

    E-mail: ggwaza@sadc.int; mernest@sadc.int;

    Copy: tluka@sadc.int; amuradza@sadc.int; clungu@sadc.int   

    Web site: www.sadc.int 

    All notifications concerning this procurement process, including: modification of the Prequalification Document, results of the evaluation, shortlisting or cancellation notices, requests for clarification and the respective responses will be published on the following website:http://www.sadc.int/opportunities/procurement/open-procurementopportunities/

    6.         Description of the assignment:

    Short descriptions of the assignments including more details on the scope of the contract(s) provided in the Prequalification Document – which can be downloaded, free of charge, from the following website: www.sadc.int

    The SADC Secretariat herewith invites companies/firms to submit Applications for prequalification for the following contract: HARMONIZATION OF ICT SYSTEMS AND CYBERSECURITY ASSESSMENT REFERENCE NUMBER: SADC/3/5/2/52 which will include the following key experts (KE):

    LOT

    No

    TITLE OF CONTRACT

    AND REFERENCE

    CONTRACT REQUIREMENTS

    INDICATIVE NUMBER OF WORKING DAYS

    Lot 1

    Business-IT alignment Review, Recommendation and Implementation of a Solution for the harmonization of SADC ICT systems.

    Contract Reference: SADC/3/5/2/52

    KE1:INFORMATION SYSTEMS

    240

    KE2: BUSINESS PROCESS MANAGEMENT

    200

    KE3: ENTERPRISE ARCHITECTURE

    150

    Lot 2

    Cybersecurity Risk Assessment of SADC

    Contract Reference: SADC/3/5/2/53

    KE1: INFORMATION SECURITY

    70

    KE2: PENETRATION TESTING

    80

    KE3: INCIDENCE RESPONSE

    40

    The intended start date is 01 October 2019 and the period of implementation of the contract will be 36 Months from date of commencement. 

    In addition to the key experts the Lot 1 service contract will also include a provision for 180 days of short term expert services. The specific nature of these services will be determined during project implementation.

    The procurement method used for this contract is Quality and Cost Based Selection under the International Restricted Tender as defined in the SADC Secretariat Guidelines on Procurement and Grants, January 2017 edition available on the Procurement documentation page of the SADC website.

    The Invitation for Prequalification is open to all companies/firms which satisfy the eligibility and qualification requirements stated in section III of the Prequalification document.