USAID/Serbia Public Procurement Activity
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Dear Prospective Offeror: Amendment 01 provides answers to the questions submitted by the interested offerors, and specific changes that were made to the original RFP document. All Changes to the amended RFP are highlighted for ease of reference. Attached are: 1)Q&A_RFP#72016921R00006_Public Procurement Activity 2)Amendment 01_RFP#72016921R00006_Public Procurement Activity 3) Revised Attachment 1 Past Performance Information Sheet 4) Revised Attachment 2 Budget Template Dear Prospective Offeror: The United States Government, represented by the U.S Agency for International Development (USAID) Serbia, is seeking proposals from qualified organizations to implement Public Procurement Activity in Serbia, as described in section C of this solicitation. This is a USAID/Serbia Democracy and Governance portfolio activity, and the goal of this activity is to strengthen the institutional capacities for the management and oversight of a fair, open, non-discriminatory, and transparent public procurement process. USAID/Serbia anticipates awarding one Cost Plus Fixed Fee (CPFF) contract as a result of this solicitation covering an estimated period of five (5) years from the date of the award. The principal geographic code for this contract is 937. The North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) code for this acquisition is 541611. This procurement will be conducted under full and open competition, pursuant to Part 15 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) (48 CFR Chapter 1). All types of organizations are eligible to compete; USAID encourages the participation to the maximum extent possible of local Serbian organizations, small business concerns, veteran owned small businesses, service-disabled veteran small businesses, HUB zone small businesses, small disadvantaged businesses, women-owned small business concerns and small business concerns in this activity as the prime contractor or as subcontractors. USAID discourages the use of exclusive agreements as this limits USAIDs and Serbias ability to receive the best services. This applies to personnel and subcontractors, international and local organizations. USAID discourages the use of exclusive agreements as this limits USAIDs and Serbias ability to receive the best services. This applies to personnel and subcontractors, international and local organizations. Any questions regarding this solicitation and the proposals must be submittedvia email onlyto the points of contact by the date and time specified on the cover pageof this solicitation.If your organization decides to submit a proposal in response to this solicitation, detailed requirements for Offerors proposals are outlined in Section L of this solicitation. Proposals must be signed by an official who is authorized to bind the organization and are to be submittedvia email onlyto USAIDs points of contact no later than the closing date and time stated on the first page. USAID reserves the right to amend or rescind this solicitation at any time. This solicitation, amendments to this solicitation, and announcement of contract award will be made available through the government point of entry athttps://sam.gov/. It is the Offerors responsibility to check this site periodically for official updates to this solicitation. Issuance of this solicitation and the submission of a proposal do not constitute a commitment on the part of the U.S. Government or USAID to make an award, nor does it constitute an obligation for any costs incurred in the preparation and submission of a proposal. USAID appreciates the time and effort put into preparing proposals in response to this solicitation.