REPUBLIC OF THE PHILIPPINES
NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
NTC Bldg., BIR Road, East Triangle, Diliman, Quezon City
Email Address: ntc@ntc.gov.ph * Website: http://www.ntc.gov.ph

Invitation to Bid for
The Supply of Janitorial Services
for 01 July 2015 to 30 June 2016

The NATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION (NTC), through the FY2015 General Appropriations Act, R.A. No. 10651, intends to apply the sum of Two Million Nine Hundred Fifty-Five Thousand Pesos (PhP 2,955,000.00) being the Approved Budget for the Contract (ABC) to payments under the contract for the Supply of Janitorial Services. Bids received in excess of the ABC shall be automatically rejected at the bid opening.

The NTC now invites bids for the Supply of Janitorial Services. Delivery of the Goods is required on 01 July 2015 to 30 June 2016. At the deadline for the submission of bids, bidders must have previously consummated a contract or contracts similar to the project with a duration or aggregate duration of not less than three (3) years. The description of an eligible bidder is contained in the Bidding Documents, particularly, in Section II. Instructions to Bidders.

Bidding will be conducted through open competitive bidding procedures using a non-discretionary “pass/fail” criterion as specified in the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) of Republic Act (RA) 9184, otherwise known as the “Government Procurement Reform Act”.

Bidding is restricted to Filipino citizens/sole proprietorships, partnerships, or organizations with at least sixty percent (60%) interest or outstanding capital stock belonging to citizens of the Philippines, and to citizens or organizations of a country the laws or regulations of which grant similar rights or privileges to Filipino citizens, pursuant to RA 5183 and subject to Commonwealth Act 138.

Interested bidders may obtain further information from the BAC Secretariat and inspect the Bidding Documents at the address given below from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM.

A complete set of Bidding Documents may be purchased by interested Bidders from 01 June 2015 to 22 June 2015, 12:00 NN at the address given below and upon payment of a nonrefundable fee in the amount of Five Thousand Pesos (PhP 5,000.00). It may also be downloaded free of charge from the website of the Philippine Government Electronic Procurement System (PhilGEPS) and the website of the Procuring Entity, provided that Bidders shall pay the nonrefundable fee for the Bidding Documents not later than the submission of their bids.

The NTC will hold a Pre-Bid Conference on 08 June 2015, at 2:00 PM PST at the Multi-Purpose Hall, 4th Floor, NTC Building, BIR Road, East Triangle, Diliman, Quezon City, which shall be open only to all interested parties who have purchased the Bidding Documents.

Bids must be delivered to the address indicated below on or before 22 June 2015, not later than 1:30 PM PST. All Bids must be accompanied by a bid security in any of the acceptable forms and in the amount stated in ITB Clause 18.

Bid opening shall be on 22 June 2015, at 2:00 in the afternoon (PM) PST at the Multi-Purpose Hall, 4th Floor, NTC Building, BIR Road, East Triangle, Diliman, Quezon City. All bids must be accompanied by a Bid Securing Declaration and at least one (1) other form, which shall be in accordance with the amount specified in the Bid Data Sheet.

Bids will be opened in the presence of the Bidders’ authorized representatives and observers who choose to attend at the address below. Late bids shall not be accepted.

The bidder must be a registered janitorial agency, which can meet the following minimum requirements:

a. In the Janitorial Agency business for at least three (3) years;
b. Not currently under suspension or blacklisted by any Government agency or office;
c. Must be registered with PhilGEPS; and
d. Must meet the additional set of Technical Specifications as stated in the Bidding Documents.

The NTC reserves the right to accept or reject any bid, to annul the bidding process, and to reject all bids at any time prior to contract award, without thereby incurring any liability to the affected bidder or bidders.

For further information, please refer to:

The BAC Secretariat
National Telecommunications Commission
BIR Road, East Triangle, Diliman,
Quezon City
Telephone Number: (02) 924-3725
Telefax Number: (02) 924-3722
Email address: sid@ntc.gov.ph
www.ntc.gov.ph

(original signed)
DENNIS R. BABARAN
Chairperson, Bids and Awards Committee