OPEN NATIONAL BIDDING
(Authorised under Section 16 of the Public Procurement Act 2006)
IMPLEMENTATION OF OFFICE 365
CONTRACT NO: MPA 546/2022
e-Procurement Reference No.: MPA/IFB/2022/117
The Mauritius Ports Authority is inviting bids from local bidders through the Government e-Procurement System for the Contract MPA 546/2022 – Implementation of Office 365 as more fully described in the bidding document.
Bidding exercise shall be conducted through Open National Bidding method according to the rules and regulations of Mauritius.
Submission of bids
Bidding documents may be downloaded from the Government e-Procurement System https://eproc.publicprocurement.govmu.org. Reference Number on the system: MPA/IFB/2022/117
Bids for the above must be submitted online on the e-Procurement System at latest by Tuesday 12 April 2022 at 15.00 hours.
Bidders who have submitted bids online by the closing date and time shall decrypt and re-encrypt their bids on Tuesday 12 April 2022 as from 16.01 hours up to Thursday 14 April 2022 at 14.00 hours.
Bids will be opened online at the Mauritius Ports Authority on Thursday 14 April 2022 as from 14.05 hours in the presence of bidders or their representatives who choose to attend.
The Mauritius Ports Authority reserves the right to accept or reject any bid and to annul the bidding process and reject all bids at any time prior to award of the Contract, without thereby incurring any liability to any Bidder.
Registration of bidders on the e-Procurement System
All potential bidders are kindly requested to register their companies on the e-Procurement System, as registration is mandatory for a supplier to submit a bid online. You may wish to refer to the manual and video available on the “How to?” menu of the e-PS website for information about registration.
Furthermore, it is mandatory for bidders to use a Digital Signature Certificate (DSC) for encryption/decryption of their bid data and for digital signing of bids. A DSC for the e-Procurement Class can be purchased from the Certification Authority eMudhra through Mauritius Post Ltd by applying online on the website https://www.emudhra.mu/.
In order to initiate suppliers on e-PS, the Procurement Policy Office organises regular training sessions on the e-Procurement System. These training sessions are usually held at the Procurement Policy Office, 8th Floor, E. Anquetil Building, Port Louis, Mauritius, over 2 half days and include a theoretical / demonstration component on the first day followed by a practical session on the second day.
The Procurement Policy Office also provides support to the users of e-PS through its dedicated Help Desk operating during business hours. You may contact them for assistance or for requests for training on telephone 201 – 1530 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mauritius Ports Authority
H. Ramnarain Building
Republic of Mauritius
Tel: +230 2065400
Fax: +230 2400856
Date: 11 March 2022