Tender Opportunity: Provision of Windows Systems / Network Administration Services at Total E&P Nigeria Limited
Total E&P Nigeria Limited
(Operator of the NNPC/TEPNG Joint Venture)
Tender Opportunity: Provision of Windows Systems / Network Administration Services
Ref. No: 16237531
Total E&P Nigeria Limited, operator of the NNPC/TEPNG Joint Venture invites interested and reputable Contractors with suitable equipment and relevant experience to tender for the technical bidding phase for the provision of Windows Network Administration Support Services
2. Scope of Work
The services to be provided shall include as a minimum the following:
- Install, support, and administer/maintain all Windows-based Operating systems on virtual server infrastructure, physical servers, Network Attached Storage (NAS) & Storage Area Network (SAN) systems, workstations, connected peripherals and their interface with other Windows-based and non Windows- based systems
- Actively participate to install and administer/maintain all applications and databases (including oracle) running on Windows-based operating system Servers, following Total approved procedures. Also participate in second-level troubleshooting of applications and databases to resolve problems on such systems with the guidance of the specialist application and database teams.
- Administer CIFS services and shares running on all NAS & SAN systems.
- Install, support, and administer/maintain the Windows-based Active Directory Services and objects for the Nigerian Affiliate on either native or mixed mode platforms (Purely Windows 2008 or mixed with Windows 2003 servers). Also manage and maintain the integration of the Windows-based systems with other platforms, e.g UNIX (through VMWare, Hummingbird Exceed application, Samba, Active directory. MIS etc)
- Resolve all problems arising from the day to day running of the Windows-based systems, both at user and systems server end.
- Participate in the Installation, support, and troubleshooting of the backup systems & archive infrastructure and components running on Windows server environment. Also make valuable inputs in the maintenance of the backup/restore policies and strategies as provided by COMPANY.
- Support. Administer and troubleshoot Windows server services, e.g. DNS. Active Directory, WINS, Print, DHCP, and other related windows server services.
- Administer and maintain the Antivirus infrastructure and other related security services for the Nigerian Affiliate.
- Provide documentation of all Windows-based system activities, processes, procedures, knowledge base, and best practices.
- Co-ordinate troubleshooting activities on Windows-based systems that involve other Support teams (Applications. Antivirus. Network, SCCM / Patches, Microsoft Exchange. Windows Client environments, etc.) Implement and support any new Windows-based technology adopted by Total
3. Mandatory Requirements
a.) To be eligible for this tender exercise, interested contractors are required to be pre-qualified in the (3.11.01) Network Installation / Support Services and/or (3.11.07) operating Systems Installation / Support Services (Product/Services) categories in NipeX joint Qualification system (NJQS) database. All successfully pre-qualified suppliers in this category will receive an Invitation to Technical Tender (ITT)
b.) To determine if you are pre-qualified and can view the product/service category you are listed for open www.nipexng.com and access NJQS with your tog in details, click on continue Joint Qualification Scheme tool, click check my supplier status and then dick supplier product group.
c.) If you are not listed in a product/service category you are registered with DPR to do business, contact NipeX office at 30, Oyinkan Abayomi Street, Ikoyi Lagos with your DPR certificate as evidence for verification and necessary update
d.) To initiate the JQS ore-qualification process, access www.nipexng.com to download application form, make necessary payments and contact NipeX office for further action.
e.) To be eligible, all tenders must comply with the Nigerian content requirements in the NipeX system.
4. Nigerian Content
COMPANY is committed to the development of the Nigerian oil and gas business in compliance with the Nigerian Content Act 2010 for Nigerian Content Development.
As from the commencement of this Act, the minimum Nigerian Content in any project, service or product specification to be executed in the Nigerian oil and gas industryshaatecxxisistentwiththelevelsetintheScheduleoftheActandany other targets as may be directed by the Nigerian Content Development and Monitoring Board (The Board)
Tenderer shall comply with all the provisions of tine Nigerian Content Act that relate to (his contract but in particular comply with the minimum Nigerian Content % for the scopes which are covered in the Schedule of the Act and any other requirement that may arise from time to time not explicitly stated in this contract but which apply to the contract in fulfillment of the Nigerian Content Act, In the submission of their Tender.
Failure to fully comply with the Nigerian Content Act or demonstrate commitment to Nigerian Content Development Policy of the Nigerian government shall result to disqualification from bidding this contract.
As part of their submissions, Tenderer shall:
- Develop a Nigerian Content Plan (NCP), which shall explain the methodology of how it intends to comply with the requirements of the Act and how to achieve the set targets) in the Schedule of Nigerian Oil & Gas Industry Content Development Act and any targets set try The Board.
- Develop e Research & Development Plan which shall explain the methodology of how It intends to promote education, attachments, training, research and development in Nigeria in relation to toe contract,
- Develop a Technology Transfer Plan which shall explain the methodology of how it intends to promote the effective transfer of technologies from alliance partners to Nigerian individuals and companies.
- Develop an employment and training plan which shall explain how first considerations shall be given to employment and training of Nigerians in work programme on the contract, hiring and training needs with a breakdown of the skills needed and anticipated sill shortage in the Nigerian labour force including the training and understudy programme for succession planning.
- Submit a plan for how you intend to give first consideration to services provided from within Nigeria with a list of work packages. 3rd party services and subcontracts that should be reserved for Nigerian indigenous contractors and those for Community Contractors including the list of services that will be provided by companies of Nigerian origin.
- Submit a plan for how you intend to give first consideration to raw materials and manufactured & assembled goods of Nigerian origin which shall include a breakdown of all raw materials to be utilized and identifying those that are found locally, finished products and materials that will be procured from Nigerian Manufacturing & assembly plants, finished goods that order can be placed from outside Nigeria through Nigerian authorized vendors and accredited agents and those that would be directly imported.
- Demonstrate that entity is a Nigerian-registered company. Submit certified true copies of CAC forms 10, 02 & 07 (or its equivalent: CAC 2.3, 2.4. 2.5. etc) including company memorandum & article of association and other evidence of entity’s incorporation, shareholding & ownership structure in Nigeria. Maximizing Nigerian Content is a key contract priority, therefore for foreign companies and multinationals in alliance with a local company, submit evidence that the local company is an indigenous company and the binding Agreement of the alliance duly signed Agreement by the CEO of both parties and stating the specific work scope to be performed by each member of the alliance.
- Provide detailed description of the location of in-country committed facilities & infrastructure (assets, equipment, technical office, and administrative space storage, workshop, assembly area, repair & maintenance, testing, laboratory, etc) in Nigeria to support this contract, evidence that 50% of all equipment deployed to work by multinational and international companies are owned by the local subsidiaries.
- Provide a project-specific training, man-hour budget, skill development and technology transfer plan for Nigerian personnel or indigenous business including evidence of past performance on training and development for Nigerians nationals & indigenous business. Plan for sponsorship of Nigerians to acquire competence and/or certification. Further development of local employees as professionals Proposed training plan for Nigerians on the project including a brief training outline for OEM products, engineering, software & hardware, project management, procurement, construction, installation, start-up & commissioning, maintenance, testing and operations.
- Provide evidence (personnel list and positions with organization chart to substantiate) of percentage of management that are Nigerian Nationals and the percentage of the total workforce that are Nigerians.
- Submit Tenderer’s corporate organization’s overall human resources structure (mat supervisors, senior & junior skilled officers, etc) identifying positions manned/occupied.
- Tenderer shall be expected to submit verifiable evidence of the OEM’s Nigerian Content Equipment Certificate (NCEC) issued by NCOMB during the technical phase of bidding.
Note: Failure to comply with the provision of the Nigerian Content Act 2010 or to demonstrate commitment to the development of the Nigerian Content Policy shall result is disqualification from this bidding process.
5. Closing Date
Only tenderers who are registered with (3,11.01) Network Installation / Support Services and/or (3.11.07) Operating Systems Installation / Support Services (Product/Services) categories as at 20th January, 2014 being the advert dose date shall be invited to submit Technical Bids,
6. Additional Information
a.) Failure to provide any of the listed documents or information may automatically disqualify the Supplier,
b.) All costs incurred in registering and prequalifying for this and other service categories in NJQS shall be borne solely by the Contractors/suppliers,
c.) This advertisement shall neither be construed as an invitation to Tender (ITT) nor a commitment on the part of TEPNG to award a contract to any supplier and/or associated companies, subcontractors or agents.
d) The ITT and any further progression of this tender shall be via NipeX. Interested bidders are therefore advised to ensure that their profiles in NipeX are active with a valid official email address accessible by their organization as this shall be the only means to transmit the ITT.
e) Tendering process will be the NNPC contracting process requiring pre-qualified companies to submit technical tender first. Following a technical review, only technically and financially qualified contractors will be requested to submit commercial tenders.
f) Man hour figures for Capital Project Portfolios are estimates to provide definition to the scope and do not constitute guaranteed quantities
g) COMPANY will only recognize and correspond with duly authorized officers of the pre-qualified bidders and NOT through individuals or agents acting on their behalf.
h) Interested contractors should note that TEPNG has very cordial relationship with the host communities of the sites where these services will be performed based on existing Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) Prospective contractors will be required to implement the obligations of the MOU as part of their contract
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