Ag. Deputy Chief Information Officer
Department of Information & Public Relations
The Government of the Virgin Islands acting through the Ministry of Finance (MOF) is seeking the services of trained personnel within a local competent security company to perform security services for the transportation of Government funds.
The trained personnel will transport funds from Government revenue collecting stations at ministries and departments on Tortola, Virgin Gorda, Jost Van Dyke and Anegada, and deposited to designated financial institutions and to the Government.
Procurement Coordinator, Mrs. Ishma Rhymer said proposed works comprise of the following: Provide security transportation daily from Monday to Saturday for the following sites in accordance with the requirements of the Treasury Department; provide armored truck services to receive, transport, and deliver Government property to the consignee designated by Government and financial institutions; provide security services to pick up or receive from designated Government revenue stations at ministries and departments, deliver to Government and / or financial institutions designated by Government the following: money, currency, coins, negotiable instruments, or other valuables incident to making of deposits.
Eligible tenderers are required to submit Certificates of Good Standing in respect of the Social Security and Taxes including Payroll and Property Tax from BVI Social Security Board, National Health Insurance, Inland REVENUE and the Commercial Registry.
They must also have a valid Trade Licence, and detailed work programme showing the order in which the various sections of works are to be executed along with other documents as outlined in the tender document.
Tenderers must present a Tender Bond/Tender Security not less than 1% of the bid price, in the form of a bank guarantee, banker’s draft, certified cheque, or a bond provided by an Insurance Agency. Failure on the part of tenderers to enclose the supporting documentation indicated above with each respective tender will render the tender non-responsive on the date of the opening of tenders.
Bidding documents are available from Monday, January 10, 2022, and will be sent to bidders electronically upon request to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject title “Supply of Security Services for the Transportation of Government Funds”.
Interested tenderers should submit one (1) original, three (3) copies and one (1) flash drive containing the bidder’s documents. The original bid should be placed in a sealed envelope and marked “ORIGINAL” and the additional copies placed in another sealed envelope and marked “COPIES”. Both envelopes should then be placed in an outer envelope marked “Supply of Security Services for the Transportation of Government Funds” and addressed to:
Central Tenders Board
Ministry of Finance
Qwomar Trading Building No. 2, 2nd Floor
Blackburne Road, TORTOLA, VG 1110
British Virgin Islands
All tenders must be deposited in the Tender Box at the Ministry of Finance (Procurement Unit), Qwomar Trading Building #2 no later than 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 15, 2022. Tenders will not be accepted after the Tender Box is closed.
A virtual pre-tender meeting is scheduled for 10:00 a.m. via WebEx on Thursday, January 20, 2022. Due to Covid-19 preventative measures and social distancing guidelines established by the Ministry of Health and Social Development, all prospective tenderers will be notified of the access code and password prior to the meeting. All prospective tenderers are invited to attend.
Tenders will be opened at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 15, 2022 at the Procurement Unit, Ministry of Finance, Qwomar Trading Bldg. #2, 2nd Floor. Tenderers are invited to witness this process via WebEx and will be provided with the access code and password prior to the opening.
For more information, contact the Procurement Coordinator at (284) 468-4243/5921 or email email@example.com.