Contract Opportunities

Welcome to the Procurement Section of the General Services Office.  The Embassy of the United States of America in Bosnia and Herzegovina procures a wide variety of goods and services – everything from automobiles to different types of services and encourages local businesses to participate in these opportunities.

Notice Type: Modification/Amendment/Cancel
Posted Date: July 2, 2019
Response Date: Sep 20, 2019 10:00 am Eastern
Archiving Policy: Automatic, on specified date
Archive Date: July 31, 2020
Classification Code: G — Social services
NAICS Code: 524 — Insurance Carriers and Related Activities/524114 — Direct Health and Medical Insurance Carriers


NOTICE INFORMATION

Agency/Office:
European Posts

Location:
U.S. Embassy Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Title:
Health Insurance Services for the U.S. Embassy in Sarajevo Locally Employed Staff and their eligible family members

Description(s):
Added: Jul 01, 2019 10:42 am
Please note this solicitation is not ready to be issued as of this date. The Embassy of the United States in Bosnia and Herzegovina will launch the solicitation on the Federal Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps) website when it is available.

The requirement is for the providing of health insurance services to the locally hired employees of the US Mission. The estimated number of employees is 450 with their eligible dependents. Please note these are only estimated quantities.

The anticipated performance period is for a base year, with four one-year option periods, if exercised by the Government. All responsible sources may submit a quotation which will be considered.

The Government intends to award a contract resulting from this solicitation to the lowest priced technically acceptable offeror who is a responsible contractor. The Government may award the contract based on the initial offer without discussion. The resultant contract will be a firm fixed price type contract.

The Government is planning a pre-quotation conference and the date for this conference will be in the solicitation.

All contractors have to be registered in the SAM (System for Award Management) Database  prior to contract award pursuant to FAR provision 5.207. Therefore prospective offerors are encouraged to register prior to the submittal of quotations/proposals.

The guidelines for registration in SAM are also available at the above web address

Primary Point of Contact.:
Jimmy Don Canada,
Contracting Officer
CANADAJD2@STATE.GOV
Phone: +387(33) 704-489
Fax: +387(33) 704-429

Secondary Point of Contact:
Nedim Kapetanovic,
Senior Procurement Agent
KAPETANOVICN@STATE.GOV
Phone: +387(33) 704-381
Fax: +387(33) 704-429

Contracting Office Address:
1 Robert C. Frasure Street
71000
Sarajevo, Non-U.S.
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Place of Contract Performance:
The Embassy of the United States of America in Sarajevo – Bosnia and Herzegovina
Roberta C. Frasurea 1
Sarajevo, Non-U.S. 71000
Bosnia and Herzegovina

Allow Vendors To Add/Remove From Interested Vendors:
Yes

Allow Vendors To View Interested Vendors List:
No

Recovery and Reinvestment Act Action:
No

Solicitation External Reference:

Solicitation External Reference To Packages:


PROCUREMENT NOTICE INFO
Created:July 1, 2019 10:42 am
By:Nedim Kapetanovic
Modified:July 1, 2019 10:42 am
By:Nedim Kapetanovic


NOTICE HISTORY
Original Notice: 19BK8019R0015 (Jul 01, 2019)
Original Type: Presolicitation
Changed (Jul 02, 2019)


FedBizOpps.gov
Health Insurance Services for the U.S. Embassy in Sarajevo Locally Employed Staff and their eligible family members


NOTE TO PROSPECTIVE OFFERORS
The Embassy shall post all documents including: Solicitation, Amendments, Questions and Answers, Cancellations and other documents on FedBizOpps site ONLY!

The American Embassy Sarajevo intends to issue a Blanket Purchase Order (BPA) for delivery and subscription to local (BiH, CRO, SRB) daily newspapers, weekly, fortnightly, monthly magazines and periodicals.

The vendor will provide services to include: delivery of daily newspapers, weekly, fortnightly, monthly magazines and periodicals to the American Embassy in Sarajevo in accordance with the terms, conditions and requirements outlined in the Blanket Purchase Agreement. Prospective offeror shall deliver newspapers and magazines to the American Embassy in Sarajevo address every day including holidays during the time specified in the BPA.

Only companies or individuals specializing in this field should apply for the information package.

All companies doing business with the U.S. Government valued over $30,000 must register on a website called “SAM – System for Award Management”. The website compiles standard information such as company legal name, street address, contact information, and what kind of goods and services it offers. To register in SAM, a DUNS number and a NCAGE code are required. If you do not have this information, it must be obtained before registering. There is no cost involved in either obtaining the numbers or registering in SAM. Interested parties are strongly encouraged to register their business as soon as possible to avoid any delay in making an award to the successful bidder. Please note that individuals are exempt from SAM registration.

Interested parties should contact GSO Procurement at the following email address: GSOProcurementSarajevo@state.gov. Further information as to how to register in SAM can also be obtained on request from GSOProcurementSarajevo@state.gov

Posted: June 21, 2019 for 30 days