Bid Announcement

  • The document to be submitted for Lot 4 Air ticket Services is revised to only a Technical document to be submitted. 

Preferred supplier list registration Bid Invitation Ref: WA

Preferred supplier list registration Bid Invitation 

Ref: WAE/PSLR/HO/OB/24/0004

  1. Background:

WaterAid is a global federation working to improve people’s access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH). As a key WASH actor, it has made a significant contribution to transforming the lives of poor and marginalised people by reaching millions by responding to their WASH needs. It has been engaged in Ethiopia in the WASH sector since 1991 with a vision of everyone everywhere has access to clean water, sanitation, and hygiene. It partners with communities, the Government, Civil Society Organizations (CSOs), the private sector, media, and academia on WASH service delivery, capacity strengthening, evidence building, and influencing policies and strategies on sustainable WASH services and behaviour changes. Through various WASH programmes, it has so far directly reached more than four million people across the country.


  1. Objective:

WaterAid Ethiopia desires to preferred vendor database of potential suppliers to create a pool of approved list of suppliers for a medium- and long-term business engagement to procure goods and services, works, and consultancy services indicated below in major supply categories whenever they are demanded.










Descriptions of Items/services


Document to be submitted

Bid proposal submission due date and Bid opening












Legal advisor (Attorney) 

Legal representation, legal advisory service

Both technical & Financial 

March 25, 2024 @ 9:30AM

Lot 1 to 13



Security Services


Both Technical & Financial 




Janitor Services


Cleaning service….

Both Technical & Financial.


Air Ticket Services

Travelling service…

Both Technical & Financial


Courier Services


Both Technical & Financial



Vehicle repair & maintenance service

Both Tech. & Fina.


Audit Service

Finance Audit

Both Technical & Financial




Car Rental Services

For field purposes like Landcruiser, Pick-ups, and Buses. Minibuses, Cargo Trucks    …


Only Technical


Printing and design services

Booklets, Stickers, flyers …....

Only Technical


Publication and Advertisement services

Banners, Posters, Key holders, T-shirts, …

Only Technical


Media & Communication Services

Advertisements, Film production, …


Only Technical



Insurance service

Only Technical


Maintenance & Repair of IT Equipment Services

Photocopy machines, Printers, IT equipment, …


Only Technical




















ICT Equipment’s

Computers, laptops, printers, Photocopy Machine, Tonners and Ink, Networking Equipment, Accessories etc. …


Only Technical

April 8, 2024 @ 9:30AM

Lots 14 to 23



Stationery materials

Paper, Staples, Pen, Pencil, stick note, Glue Stick & Fluid, Envelop, Paper clip, Folder, Box file….

Only Technical



Cleaning materials

Soap, Powder soap, liquid Soap Soft, Bleach, … 

Only Technical



Canteen materials

Coffee, Tea, Sugar, Powder Milk, Bottled water …

Only Technical


Health care materials

Face Mask, Sanitizer, Sanitary pads, …

Only Technical



Office Furniture

Swivel chairs, Tables, Shelves, Cabinets etc …

Only Technical



Construction materials

Re-Bars, Cement, Sand, Mesh wire, Aggregate, …

Only Technical


Water Supply and Sewerage System Materials

Pipes (HDP, PPR, …), Pipe fitting, Tools, Special Kits, water Tanker, Water quality test Kit, Water Meter, Water leakage Test, GPS …

Only Technical


Electrical & Solar materials

Cables, Fluorescents, Bulb, Solar’s, Generators, …

Only Technical


Vehicles Tyres and Battery

Tyres, Battery 

Only Technical



Construction Works




Civil Works Construction

Toilets, Hand wash, for schools, public, Health centre

Only Technical

April 22, 2024@ 9:30AM

Lot 24 to 27


Water Works

Drinking water point, Borehole drilling… 

Only Technical


Borehole Drilling Works

Bore Hole Drilling, …

Only Technical


Electromechanical works

Solar, Generator, Electricity





Only Technical



Consultancy Services


Consulting Engineers 

Civil, Electromechanical,

Only Technical

May 6, 2024 @ 10:00AM

Lot 28 to 30



Consulting services on project evaluation,

Evaluation of baseline, Midterm, End term

Only Technical



Consulting on excluding evaluation (Research)


It depends on TOR like study and assessment, Researches…


Only Technical

  1. The Terms of References (ToRs) can be obtained from the WAE office reception from                               March 11 to 22, 2024, during working hours (08:30 AM – 12:30 PM and 01:30 PM – 05:00 PM).

  2. Bids must be accompanied by renewed business licenses and registration, and TIN Registration Certificate, and these must be submitted together with the technical proposal.  

  3. Bidders should submit their offers in sealed envelopes to WAE’s office on or before the bid opening indicated above for each lot.

  4. Offers must be accompanied by a bid bond amounting to two (2%) of the quoted service fee in the form of a bank guarantee or CPO valid at least for three months from the date of bid opening. The CPO must be attached to the original financial document (this applies to Lots which require a Financial proposal).   

  5. Bids must be presented in envelopes identified by the bidder’s name, address, legal stamp, and reference number Ref: WAE/PSLR/HO/OB/24/0004 on the cover.

  6. Bidders must submit the technical and financial proposal documents separately. The technical and financial proposals should have one original and one copy for each, clearly marked "ORIGINAL" and "COPY" on the cover. Each envelope shall be stamped and sealed. In the event of any discrepancy between them, the original will prevail. 

  7. Bids will be opened in the presence of bidders or representatives who prefer to attend our office on the dates indicated for each lot above.

  8. WaterAid Ethiopia reserves the right to accept or reject any or all bids. Late bids shall also be rejected.

  9. Bidders can visit our website to access the invitation and the ToRs. 

Note: Bids should be presented to the following address:


WaterAid Ethiopia

Bole Sub-City, In front of Bole Medehanialem Church, next to Edna Mall, United Insurance Building 3rd floor

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Tel: +251 11 669 5965,                                                                      E-mail:[email protected] / [email protected]