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  • Solicitation Number: RFP 18-0018
  • Issue Date: Jul 26,2017
  • Closing Date: Aug 23,2017


The World Bank Group (World Bank) issues RFP 18-0018 to invite Security Service providers/firms/contractors to provide security guard services for the World Bank Office in Harare, Zimbabwe.


The World Bank Group Zimbabwe Office requires security management and guard services for the locations, days and hours shown in the RFP document. The guard force is a key element of the World Bank’s security program and one example of our commitment to provide a safe and secure working environment for our employees, contractors, and visitors.

RFP 18-0018 will be for distribution to interested firms that accomplished the non-disclosure agreement (NDA) starting July 26, 2017. The last day for submission of proposals is on August 23, 2017.

In order to participate in the solicitation process, interested Firms must meet the Mandatory Criteria of the REI. Provided below are a sample of those criteria:

1. Offeror must have successfully and continuously been engaged in providing general security guards services to commercial/ business facilities similar to those required in this RFP over the last five (5) years in Zimbabwe.

2. Offeror must have evidence that the Firm is registered and is authorized to engage in the construction business in Zimbabwe (provide certification).

3. Offeror must agree to all the clauses in the standard Contract.

4. Offeror must submit an audited financial statement for the last three (3) fiscal years and demonstrated that it has revenues of at least US$1,500,000.00 during each of the prior two (2) years.

Only firms that are able to meet the above mandatory criteria should request a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA). Once this office receives a completed and reviewed NDA, the RFP solicitation package will be forwarded. Please ensure that your firm is able to comply with the mandatory criteria, as any subsequent award would be made to a firm meeting these mandatory criteria as well as the additional criteria required by the RFP.

The documentation requested by the mandatory criteria above and within the RFP shall only be submitted with the firm’s bid submission package.

A walk through of the facility is scheduled for Wednesday, August 2, 2017 at the World Bank Group Office in Harare, Zimbabwe. Time will be provided once an NDA is signed.

Interested parties with submitted NDA are required to notify the Contracts Officer by email, of the names and titles of the two (2) people who will be attending on their behalf.  Minutes of the Walk through listing questions and the related clarifications of the Solicitation Documents will be sent to the Offerors of record.

Interested firms meeting the mandatory criteria above are required to send their request for NDA package as per instructions provided below.

The solicitation may be obtained by sending an email to the designated Contracting Officer, referencing the following information:

1.   Solicitation Number

2.   Company Name

3.   Contact Person Name and Title

4.   Address

5.   Telephone Number

6.   Fax Number

7.   Contact's Email Address

A copy of the solicitation will be sent to organizations that have replied to this advertisement. All requests and questions regarding this NDA/solicitation shall be directed to the following designated Corporate Procurement Category Manager(s):

Kathleen Kern @ Kkern@worldbank.org

Manolo Macariola @ mmacariola@worldbank.org

The World Bank Reserves The Right To Reject Any Or All Applications without Recourse.