The Center for Victims of Torture (CVT) seeks to enter into a contractual agreement with an eligible vehicle rental company


  • Category : Vehicle Rent
  • Posted Date : 12/31/2022
  • Phone Number : 0116291199
  • Source : Reporter
  • Closing Date : 01/16/2023


Bid Announcement for Vehicle Rental Service

The Center for Victims of Torture (CVT), is a US based non-profit humanitarian organization working on torture rehabilitation throughout the world. In Ethiopia, CVT is working with the Eritrean refugee in Adi Harush and Mai Ayni camps in Tigray region since 2013 and with the South Sudanese Refugees in Nguenyyiel camp in Gembella Region since 2019.

CVT seeks to enter into a contractual agreement with an eligible vehicle rental company who can provide the following vehicles with competent drivers, to be deployed in Amhara region:

  1. Two Toyota Land Cruiser, Model HZJ78L with 3 door and 12 seats including a driver, with year of production 2010 or later, between January 1, 2023 and July 31, 2023 and
  2. One Toyota Land Cruiser Hardtop Station Wagon with 5 doors and 10 seats including a driver, with year of production 2010 or later, between January 1, 2023 and July 31, 2023


Bidders must fulfill all of the following requirements:

Vehicle rental company Vehicles Drivers
·   Licensed to rent/lease vehicles, registered with relevant government authorities, and are able to provide certificate attesting these qualifications.

·   Has at least 3 years’ experience in renting/ leasing vehicles, and are able to submit at least three positive testimonies from current and/or past clients.

·   Has at least 10 vehicles, 5 of which with the specification sought by CVT registered under its name,

·   Preferably has its own base garage.


·   Two must be four-wheel drive with at least 12 including driver; and one with 10 passenger seats including driver;

·   Manufactured in 2010 Gregorian Calendar or later;

·   Have road worthiness annual certification by Ethiopian Transport Authority for the current year;

·   Have working seat belts for every seat, working air conditioning, first aid kit, and basic safety and repair equipment aboard at all time;

·   In good working order, regularly maintained, and equipped with tires (including spare tires) in good condition;

·   Insured with comprehensive coverage;

·   Available for deployment in Amhara throughout the duration of the contract period, only to be replaced briefly for maintenance with a similar vehicle/driver.

·      Possess current professional drivers’ license of minimum 3rd grade and experience of professionally driving similar vehicles for a minimum of 5 years with no record of major accident or traffic violation;

·      Comprehend and speak English and Amharic, with preference for additional skills in languages spoken locally;

·      Are courteous, punctual, personable, honest, and a team player.


How to Apply:

All interested and eligible car rental companies are invited to submit sealed and signed technical and financial proposals (use separate envelopes for technical and financials) with the following information and documents to CVT Addis Ababa office in Bole Sub city, Woreda 04, Cape Verde street Salfaz Building 5th floor (Tel: 011 6 29 11 99) by January 16, 2023 4:00pm. If any bidder has questions to ask, this must be referred in writing to [email protected] and copy to [email protected] before the deadline. Oral communication concerning the bid will not be accepted and may lead to disqualification.

Required document:

  • Short description of the company profile and documents including:
    • Copies of registration certificate from Reginal Ministry of Finance and Economics Development of Ethiopia,
    • renewed trade license for the year 2022,
    • VAT registration, and
    • Tax Identification Number certificate.
  • Ownership certificate (Libre) showing list of vehicles with plate numbers, type of vehicle, loading capacity, year of manufacture, status of engagement (currently rented or not), etc.
  • Registration from Ministry of Trade and Industry / Tourism to operate in vehicle hire business
  • The odometer / Kilometer reading of the vehicle should work properly.
  • Provision of replacement vehicle within 24 hours in case one of the assigned vehicles develops mechanical problems. Failure will result in forfeiting part of the service fees.
  • Availability of garage owned by the company or having valid/active contract agreement with reputable garage (support by evidence)
  • Insurance certificate (Comprehensive and Third party Insurance)
  • Proposal specifying the vehicles and drivers proposed to be assigned to CVT, their available dates, as well as price quotation that includes all associated costs except for fuel.

CVT ETHIOPIA reserves the right to accept or reject part or all of any or all bids.