Duration of the assignment: 2 weeks
Publish date: 24th January 2023
The African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW) is an intergovernmental institution formed in 2002 in Abuja, Nigeria. The vision of AMCOW is an Africa where there is an equitable and sustainable use and management of water resources for poverty alleviation, socio-economic development, regional cooperation, and the environment. AMCOW’s mission is to provide political leadership, policy direction and advocacy in the provision, use and management of water resources for sustainable social and economic development and maintenance of African ecosystems. The Organs and structures of AMCOW serve as the working group on Water and Sanitation of the African Union’s Specialized Technical Committee (STC) of Agriculture, Rural Development, Blue Economy, and Sustainable Environment (ARBE). For more information, refer to: http://www.amcow-online.org/
AMCOW has recently signed up Grant Agreements with USAID and BMGF for, among other things, institutional support. AMCOW wishes to apply some of the proceeds of these Grants to upgrade its server room which hosts the Pan-African Water and Sanitation Sector Monitoring and Reporting System (WASSMO) and AMCOW’s Enterprise Resource Planning System Servers.
Against this background, AMCOW invites interested consultants to provide financial and technical proposals for the installation of the FM200 fire suppression system and Raised floor in its Server Room.
2.0 OBJECTIVE OF THE CONSULTANCY
This consultancy aims to improve the server room’s standard at the AMCOW Secretariat and implement systems that protect crucial equipment from fire outbreaks and floods.
3.0 SCOPE OF WORK
Install the Raised floor using a Cementitious access panel (600×600 x 40mm) with skating material. The server room is approximately 14ft x 9ft. The raised floor should be 1.7ft above the ground.
Installation of complete FM200 Fire Suppression system with 32 kg cylinder and gas.
Interested Consultants are to prepare a technical and financial proposal for this activity. The technical proposal should demonstrate a detailed understanding of the subject matter and clearly state the materials and quantities used. The financial proposal should state the payment terms.
4.0 DURATION OF THE ASSIGNMENT
The duration of this assignment is 2weeks. Consultant would be required to work weekends too to reduce the impact of downtime.
5.0 QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
A minimum of 5 years experience setting up data centres and server rooms, deploying Raised floors and FM200 fire suppression systems are required. Consultants are to submit verifiable evidence of previous similar work done.
6.0 SUBMISSION OF TECHNICAL & FINANCIAL PROPOSALS
Interested consultants must submit their technical and financial proposals before 7th February 2023. All proposals should be sent via email and addressed to the Executive Secretary.
The Executive Secretary
African Ministers’ Council on Water (AMCOW)
No 11, T.Y Danjuma Street, Asokoro
The same e-mail address can be used to request additional information or clarifications. Interested consultants may visit the Secretariat for more information to aid the proposals.