Team: Programs | Commitment: Request for Quotation | Location: Nigeria

RFQ: Tender notice for the provision of group life insurance to CNFA Nigeria’s national staff

RFQ Number: AI/2019/07/014

Issuance Date: July 12th, 2019

Deadline for Questions: July 16th, 2019

Deadline for Offers: July 19th, 2019

Description: Tender notice for the provision of group life insurance to CNFA Nigeria’s national staff

For: Feed the Future Nigeria Agribusiness Investment Activity

Funded By: USAID 72062019C00001

Implemented By: CNFA

Point of Contact: Mr. Cletus Kambai, Director of Finance and Operations


1.        Introduction:


Feed the Future Nigeria Agribusiness Investment Activity is a USAID program implemented by CNFA in Nigeria. The goal of the Feed the Future Nigeria Agribusiness Investment Activity is to promote inclusive agricultural productivity growth, improved nutritional outcomes, and enhance livelihood resilience for men and women through an improved policy enabling environment.


The purpose of this RFQ is to solicit quotations from authorized insurance companies, operational in Nigeria, for the provision of group life insurance scheme to its Nigerian-national staff. CNFA will select the offeror who best demonstrates the ability to provide the best combination of benefits and premium for a CNFA supported group life insurance.  The contract will be for one year which may be renewed for further periods under terms and conditions to be mutually agreed upon.


The cover will start with about 40 staff already recruited in Abuja and Districts Offices. Future recruits will join the scheme on basis that shall be agreed upon by concerned parties.


Offerors are responsible for ensuring that their offers are received by CNFA in accordance with the instructions, terms, and conditions described in this RFQ.  Failure to adhere with instructions described in this RFQ may lead to disqualification of an offer from consideration


2.       Offer Deadline and Protocol:   


Signed offers must be received no later than 05:00 PM, Abuja time, July 19th, 2019. Offers must be submitted


Please reference the RFQ number in any response to this RFQ. Offers received after the specified time and date will be considered late and will be considered only at the discretion of CNFA. The cover page of this solicitation summarizes the important dates of the solicitation process. Offerors must strictly follow the provided deadlines to be considered for award.


Questions: Questions regarding the technical or administrative requirements of this RFQ may be submitted on a rolling basis before the deadline for questions concludes on July 16th, 2019 by email to Questions must be submitted in writing; phone calls will not be accepted. Questions and requests for clarification – and the responses thereto – that CNFA believes may be of interest to other offerors will be circulated to all RFQ recipients who have indicated an interest in bidding.


Only the written answers issued by CNFA will be considered official and carry weight in the RFQ process and subsequent evaluation. Any verbal information received from employees of CNFA or any other entity should not be considered as an official response to any questions regarding this RFQ.


3.       Technical Requirements:

Offerors are requested to provide quotations containing the information below on official letterhead or official quotation format:


                                I.            Payable annual premium per employee by CNFA for current employees and future employees. Please provide premia for 3 times annual salary and 5 times annual salary;

                              II.            Types/ Extent of any other benefits payable to the insured employee (or category of employees) on death or permanent disability of the assured employee.

                           III.            Terms and conditions of subscription/subscription to the scheme for future entrants and subscription for departures;

                           IV.            Three references from organizations/individuals for which the offeror has performed for (Provide a list of similar services performed within the past 5 years and a minimum of 3 references with contact information to verify services rendered);

                             V.            Provide a summary of your firm’s experience in the area of group life insurance in Nigeria within the past 3 years.

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