Request for Quotations (RFQ): Translation services

Request for Quotations (RFQ) 

 

RFQ Number: ICTEC-2019-002

 

Issuance Date: 11.02.2019

Deadline for Offers: 25.02.2019

Description: Translation services

For: Moldova ICT Excellence Center Project (ICTEC)

Funded By: United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Government of Sweden, Contract No. AID-117-A-15-00002

Issued by: National Association of Private ICT Companies (ATIC)

ATIC Point of Contact: cdamaschin@ict.md , contact person Corina Damaschin, Executive Assistant

Please find the full RFQ here.

 

1. Introduction: The National Association of ICT Companies (ATIC) is soliciting proposals from eligible and responsible companies regarding translation services for the ICTEC Project, as described in Section 1 (Instruction to Offerors). The ICTEC Project is an official program of the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Government of Sweden, Contract Nr. AID-117-A-15-00002, and is being carried out in Republic of Moldova.

The ICTEC Project is a USAID program implemented by the National Association of ICT Companies (ATIC). The project will be implemented as a private-public partnership (though Global Development Alliances instrument (GDA)), between the Moldovan Government, private industry, academia and donors. The private partners include multinational companies, IBM and Microsoft, and also Moldovan Association of Private ICT Companies (ATIC) members that are local (operated) ICT companies. The private partners will bring significant new resources, ideas, software, technologies and development activities, such as trainings, practical assignments, and mentorship. The private sector partners will have the chance to use the center to communicate with the university, SMEs, startups, professionals and contribute to the curricula improvement answering the market needs, as well as the improvement of the IT and entrepreneurship ecosystem that will lead to the economic growth of the country. The Government of Moldova supports this project at the highest level of the Prime Minister, and the partners include Ministry of ICT, Ministry of Education, and E-Government Center. The space will be provided by the Technical University, as part of the Government commitment to this project. The e-Government Center will use the center as a training and capacity building resource for the public e-transformation and IT managers

Offerors are responsible for ensuring that their offers are received by ATIC in accordance with the instructions, terms, and conditions described in this RFQ.  Failure to adhere with instructions described in this RFQ may lead to disqualification of an offer from consideration.


2. Offer Deadline and Protocol: Offers must be received no later than 16:00 local Chisinau time on 25.02.2019 by electronically and/or in hard-copy at the Moldova ICT Excellence Center Project office.

Any email offers must be sent to the following address:
In attention of Mrs. Ana Chirița,
Executive Director at Moldovan Association of ICT Companies
cdamaschin@ict.md.

Any hard copy offers must be stamped and signed by the offeror’s authorized representative and delivered to the following address:
In attention of Mrs. Ana Chirița,
Executive Director at Moldovan Association of ICT Companies
Moldova ICT Excellence Center Project
Str. Studentilor 9/11, Chisinau

Please reference the RFQ number in any response to this RFQ. Offers received after the specified time and date will be considered late and will be considered only at the discretion of ATIC.

3. Questions: Questions regarding the technical or administrative requirements of this RFQ may be submitted no later than 14:00 local Chișinău time on 18.02.2019 by email to cdamaschin@ict.md.
Questions must be submitted in writing; phone calls will not be accepted. Questions and requests for clarification—and the responses thereto—that ATIC believes may be of interest to other offerors will be circulated to all RFQ recipients who have indicated an interest in bidding.

Only the written answers issued by ATIC will be considered official and carry weight in the RFQ process and subsequent evaluation. Any verbal information received from employees of ATIC or any other entity should not be considered as an official response to any questions regarding this RFQ.

4. Quotations: Quotations in response to this RFQ must be priced on a fixed-price, all-inclusive basis, including delivery and all other costs.

• Pricing must be presented in MDL and USD.

• Offers must remain valid for not less than thirty (30) calendar days after the offer deadline. Offerors are requested to provide quotations on their official quotation format or letterhead; in the event this is not possible, offerors may complete the table in Section 3.

Specifications and Technical Requirements

The table below contains the technical requirements of the commodities/services. Offerors are requested to provide quotations per item which will serve as a basis for a yearly reference on service prices containing the information below on official letterhead or official quotation format. In the event this is not possible, offerors may complete this Section 3 and submit a signed/stamped version to ATIC.

 

 

Line Item

Description and Specifications

Qty

Items and Specifications Offered

Unit Price

MDL

Total Price

MDL

1

Simoultaneous translation one language

1 day

EN-RO / EN-RU

 

 

 

Simoultaneous translation one language

½ day

EN-RO / EN-RU

 

 

 

Simoultaneous translation one language

1hr

EN-RO / EN-RU

 

 

 

Simoultaneous translation two languages

1 day

RO-EN-RO/ RU-EN-RO

 

 

 

Simoultaneous translation one language

½ day

 

 

 

2

Traduceri consecutive

1hr

EN-RO / EN-RU

 

 

 

Traduceri consecutive

½ day

EN-RO / EN-RU

 

 

3

Traduceri scrise

1

(per page)

 

 

4

Traduceri tehnice

1

(per page)

 

 

5

Rent of equipment for simultaneuous translations

½ day

 

 

 

6

Rent of equipment for simultaneuous translations

1 day

 

 

 

Subtotal:

 

Delivery Costs:

 

Other Costs (Describe:_____________________) :

 

GRAND TOTAL MDL:

 

 

 

Delivery time (after receipt of order):                    calendar days

 

Length of warranty on offered services:               years