"Ministry of Industry, Trade and Employment"
State of Israel Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor Tenders Committee Itemized Description of Tender Number 17/05 Establishment of Telephonic call and Support Centers and/or Remote Printing Services, and Document Scanning Services and Archiving for Nationwide Distribution in Jerusalem The Ministry of Industry, Trade and Labor (hereinafter, the "Ministry") hereby appeals for the receiving of bids for the establishment of telephonic call and support centers and/or remote printing services for nationwide distribution and/or document scanning services and archiving, (hereinafter, "Support Center") with the aim of creating a significant labor center, that will be c a p a b l e o f s u p p l y i n g n e w a n d q u a l i t y w o r kp l a c e s , i n J e r u s a l e m . T h e a s s i s t a n c e w i l l b e i n t h e form of participation in the costs of the labor and will be granted for the course of a period from three to five years. 1. Threshold Conditions for the Submission of Bids in this Tender: Bidder: A. Must be a commercial entity incorporated in Israel that is fully privately financed and that operates for profit, or a foreign legal entity that fulfills that stated in Sections D – F as follows; in the event that this entity will be chosen as winner of the tender it will establish a legal entity that will be incorporated in Israel and that will fulfill the conditions stipulated in Sections B and C as follows. (A photocopy of the certificate of incorporation and a listing of the shareholders/partners in the corporation and the proportion of their holdings therein must be attached). B. Must be a licensed dealer ( a photocopy of a certificate of licensed dealership must be attached). C . C e r t i f i c a t i o n o f t h e a d m i n i s t r a t i o n o f b o o ks a n d r e c o r d s i n r e g a r d s V A T a n d i n c o m e t a x as well as all other required certifications in accordance with the Public Bodies ( T r a n s a c t i o n s ) ( E n f o r c e m e n t o f B o o k ke e p i n g ) L a w , 5 7 3 6 - 1 9 7 6 a r e t o b e p r e s e n t e d . D. The following that is listed below must be attached to the bid (that is attached as an a n n e x t o t h e i t e m i z e d d e s c r i p t i o n o f t h e t e n d e r ) a n u n d e r t a ki n g t o u p h o l d a l l t h e conditions of the tender; the contracting agreement; a bidding guarantee, as detailed in Section E as follows in regards the observance of intellectual property laws, when they are and signed by law. E. An autonomous bank guarantee or a guarantee from an Israeli insurance company that is licensed to deal in insurance according to the Insurance Business (Control) Law, 5741 - 1981 – to the order of the Ministry in the name of the bidder all in the amount of 1 0 0 , 0 0 0 N e w I s r a e l i S h e ke l s , t h a t w i l l b e v a l i d f o r 1 2 0 d a y s f r o m t h e f i n a l d a t e f o r submission of bids (according to the formu lation attached to the itemized description) a n d w i l l b e l i n ke d t o t h e c o n s u m e r p r i c e i n d e x t h a t w i l l b e p u b l i s h e d . F . W i l l t a ke p a r t i n t h e c o n v e n t i o n f o r b i d d e r s t h a t w i l l t a ke p l a c e o n 6 / 7 / 0 5 i n a c c o r d a n c e with that detailed in the itemized description. 2. Questions and Clarifications A. Questions of the bidders will be submitted in writing to the Ministry at No.5 Israel B a n k R o a d , Ha ki r y a , J e r u s a l e m u n t i l t h e d a t e 2 7 / 0 7 / 0 5 . T h e a r r i v a l o f q u e s t i o n s s h o u l d be verified by telephone no. 02 – 6662839. B. Answers of the Ministry to questions that hav e been submitted in advance, in accordance with that stated in Section 1 above , will be conveyed at the bidder's conference only. 3. Criterion for selection and their weight of consideration appear in the itemized description of the tender that appears on the website of the Ministry, at the Investment Center (www.moital.gov.il). 4. The final date for submission of bid s is 4/8/05 until 12 in the box for tenders in the Ministry (according to the address detailed in Section 2A above) (on the entrance level next to the elevators). The Bid must be submitted in a closed envelope with 6 copies, indicating the number of the tender. 7. Additional explanations can be r eceived from Mr Ita y Yeheskaly at telephone: 976-2- 6662839.