Bids and Awards Committee for
Information Technology (BAC-IT)
August 20, 2004
INVITATION TO APPLY FOR ELIGIBILITY AND TO BID
The Bureau of Internal Revenue is inviting interested firms to apply for eligibility and to bid for the BIR Information Technology Outsourcing Initiative. The procurement
of and subsequent contracting for the I.T. services shall be in four (4) separate projects. The BIR wishes to bid out the second and third projects, namely:
B - Applications Development of the eITS Name of Project
The outsourcer will be required to provide consulting, technical Brief Description
and management services necessary to develop a Java-based web-
enabled Integrated Tax System (eITS); convert its database using
the latest Oracle version; develop the transition plan for the
implementation of the new ITS and assist in the implementation
Contract Duration December 1, 2004 up to November 30, 2005
Approved Budget Php 60,000,000.00
Source of funding e-Government Fund
C – Data Center Services IT Infrastructure Provisioning and Name of Project
Brief Description Provide data center services, including hardware and software
provisioning and operation, communication network
provisioning and operation, and end-user support.
Contract Duration December 1, 2004 up to December 31, 2005
Approved Budget Php 160,000,000.00
Source of funding e-Government Fund
Note that a bidder may bid for the two projects.
Competitive bidding will be conducted in accordance with Republic Act No. 9184, otherwise known as the Government Procurement Reform Act and its Implementing Rules and Regulations. The procurement shall follow the rules prescribed for Eligibility and Shortlisting of Consulting Services and Quality Based Evaluation Procedure.
Interested parties must submit their Letter of Intent to the undersigned on or before September 6, 2004. Those who have expressed their interest may secure the Eligibility Requirements Checklists and Forms from August 23 to September 20, 2004 from the
BAC–IT, Secretariat Rm. 302, 3/F Revenue Computer Center (RCC) Bldg., BIR Compound, BIR Road, Brgy. Piñahan, Diliman, Quezon City.
Deadline for submission of the eligibility requirements is on September 21, 2004.
Qualified local and foreign companies/outsourcers/consulting firms/service providers licensed to perform the I.T. services required by the BIR may participate in the Bidding if deemed eligible and are short-listed.
Pursuant to the IRR, only eligible and short-listed firms will be allowed to participate in the bidding process and obtain the Bidding Documents at the following prices:
Lot B - Php 12,000.00
Lot C - Php 32,000.000
Pre-Bid Conference and the submission and opening of bids will be held at the Executive Conference Room, 3/F BIR-National Office Building, Brgy. Piñahan, Diliman, Quezon City on the following schedules:
Particulars Lot B Lot C
Pre-Bid Conference October 15, 2004, 9:00 am October 15, 2004, 2:00 pm
Bid Proper October 29, 2004, 9:00 am October 29, 2004, 2:00 pm
The BIR reserves the right to reject any or all bids, declare a failure of bidding, or not award the contract for any justifiable and reasonable ground where the award of the contract will not redound to the benefit of the Government.
For particulars, please inquire from the BAC-IT Secretariat, thru the Chief, SSTMD-IPQS at Rm. 302, 3/F Revenue Computer Center (RCC) Bldg., BIR Compound, BIR Road, Brgy. Piñahan, Diliman, Quezon City or call telephone nos. 981-7085, 927-4104, 981-7079, 981-7080, 928-3235 (fax), or e-mail us at email@example.com until
October 28, 2004.
ATTY. LEONOR S. VILLALON-ROGERS
Assistant Commissioner, HRDS