ICRC hereby invites Expression of Interest (EOI) for selection of suppliers for our Water and Habitat Engineering Department.



  • Category : Water Engineering Machinery, Equipment & Tools
  • Posted Date : 09/17/2021
  • E-mail : asakhmedova@icrc.org
  • Phone Number : 0116478300
  • Source : Reporter
  • Closing Date : 09/24/2021




 International Committee of the Red Cross

Tel.                      :           +251116478300

Fax                      :           +251116478301

E-Mail                  :           add_purchasing_services@icrc.org

Date                    :           16.09.2021

Tender Ref. #       :           ADD21/000171

Closing Date/Time:           24.09.2021, at 10:00 Am (GMT time)

Expression of Interest (EOI)

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is an independent, neutral organization ensuring humanitarian protection and assistance for victims of war and other situations of violence. ICRC hereby invites Expression of Interest (EOI) for selection of suppliers for our Water and Habitat Engineering Department. The details are as under:

 Supply of Handpumps

Item no Items Description Unit Quantity required

30 metres kit with stainless steel rods and PVC riser pipes 

Each 370


30 metres kit with stainless steel rods and GI riser pipe 

Each  102




The detailed eligibility criteria are described in the following points and the interested parties meeting all the conditions only need to apply.

  1. The Applicant should have essential legal documents,
  2. The Applicant shall have experience of supplying of minimum quantity of respective commodities during the last three financial years directly to the user/beneficiaries.
  3. performance certificates from end users in support of their credentials.
  4. The applicant shall always keep ICRC indemnified against any claims, liabilities, proceedings etc. from the foreign buyer or otherwise arising out of or in connection with any of the terms and conditions of this EOI.
  5. The applicant shall submit an affidavit to the effect that it has not been blacklisted, debarred or banned by any government or state agency as on date. Affidavit shall be duly stamped and notarized.
  • The selected supplier shall ensure compliance of all government legislations, policies, guidelines, orders etc. related to any or all the above activities.
  • The supplier shall sign and undertake to abide by the statutory requirements and guidelines of the Ethiopia Government from time to time.
    • The applicant should not have been debarred/ blacklisted/ banned from doing business and participating in tenders by any Government (Centre or State) /PSU for the mentioned services in Ethiopia or abroad on the date of empanelment. In case of submission of false declaration (found at any stage), such supplier shall be disqualified.
    • The Applicant may also be asked to furnish additional information /confirmation in connection with verification of the documents submitted by the Applicant, if deemed necessary, at the sole discretion of ICRC
    • All documents submitted in response to this “Expression of Interest” shall become the property of ICRC upon submission.
    • Applicant(s) having same address or contact details would be rejected.
    • ICRC is not bound contractually or in any other way to any Applicant to this EOI. ICRC is not liable for any costs or compensation in relation to this EOI by the Applicants if ICRC terminates, varies, or suspends the EOI process or takes any other action permitted under this EOI, including consideration of concepts proposed in future developments. The EOI request is not the subject of any process, contract or any contractual obligations between ICRC and supplier or potential supplier.
    • The above terms and conditions shall have to be considered by the Applicant in totality and the pre-qualification bid containing incomplete documents & not complying with the above conditions shall be summarily rejected.
    • ICRC reserves the right to accept or reject any offer of EOI without assigning any reasons whatever. The decision of ICRC in this regard shall be final and binding on all participating suppliers.


Eligibility criteria

Interested companies are encouraged to apply ONLY if they meet the eligibility criteria below and are required to submit their documentation (where applicable) in line with the eligibility criteria outlined.

Eligibility criteria Submission details/documentation required
Valid registration with the authorities as applicable Proof of valid Company Registration
Minimum two years of experience Proof of minimum two years of experience within in supplier of Handpumps
Financially sustainable Financial statements or Bank account statements from 2020


Note: To summarize the criteria, which are basic and mandatory information for our evaluation purpose please try to fulfill the below points carefully, if not complete it may be a first rejection point at screening:


 The interested applicants may submit their applications at the earliest but not later than the last date and time for submission of the Expression of Interest i.e. 24th of September, 10:00 Am (GMT time)

  • Place for submission of EOI & Method of delivery:

The Expression of Interest should be sent via speed post office, email or by hand to (Procurement department), below address.

International Committee of The Red Cross (ICRC)

Bole Kifle Ketema, Kebele 13, Addis Ababa

Phone No: +251-11-6478300

e-mail: asakhmedova@icrc.org

Applications received in Fax will not be entertained.

Late Receipt of EOI: Any EOI received by ICRC after the due date & time would be summarily rejected.

Any request for clarification after Sep.24/2021; would not be entertained.


The issue of this document does not in any way commit or otherwise oblige ICRC to proceed ahead with all or any part of a pre-qualification empanelment process.

ICRC may, at its absolute discretion, shortlist, accept, disqualify, elect to abandon, reject any part or whole of the process without giving prior notice to the Proponents or potential Proponents. ICRC reserves the right to cancel the EOI in totality without assigning any reason at any point of time. All information contained in this EOI are issued bonafide.

Should you require additional information and or clarification please do not hesitate to contact us.

International Committee of the Red Cross

Contact person:

Kind Regards

Country Procurement Manager 2

ADD Logistic unit
International Committee of The Red Cross (ICRC)
Bole Kifle Ketema, Kebele 13, Addis Ababa
Phone No: +251 116478300
e-mail: asakhmedova@icrc.org