ENPF Vendor Application Form

Applications Close: Tuesday 31 January 2023 - 14:00

Overview

INTRODUCTION

The Eswatini National Provident Fund (ENPF), a member of the International Social Security Association, is primarily responsible for managing the National provident Fund scheme in ESwatini. It is a statutory body set up by the King’s Order in Council No. 23 of 1974. It collects member contributions from employers nationally and pays out benefits to qualifying members. Its membership is currently all employed persons in the country with some exceptions as dictated by the Act. As part of its broad asset portfolio, the Fund owns various investment properties leased to both commercial and residential tenants managed inhouse through the property department.

OBJECTIVE

The objective is to establish a high-quality supplier database of professionals who are registered or accredited with the relevant professional bodies. The Fund promotes the use of SMMEs and supports local economic empowerment and enterprise development. ENPF therefore invites suitably qualified suppliers and or service providers operating in Eswatini to submit proposals for inclusion in ENPF supplier database. The purpose of the Expression of Interest (EOI) is to identify potential service providers who can meet the outlined requirements indicated in this document to render specified construction and maintenance works for the Fund.

 IMPORTANT NOTES

  1. The following important notes should be read carefully before the completion of this form:
      • It should be noted that the Fund reserves the right to accept or reject any application without being obliged to give any reasons in this respect.
      • Registration in to the supplier database does not guarantee business opportunities.
      • All required fields on the application form must be completed.
      • The application process shall be completed electronically.
      • Each supplier or service provider is permitted to only apply for 3 categories.
      • ENPF will only get into correspondence with successful suppliers.
      • Supplier visits may be made to validate information that has been submitted.
      • All service providers and suppliers who have previously submitted their profiles shall tender a fresh EOI in respect of terms and conditions set forth.
  2. Persons excluded from the EOI:
      • ENPF staff is not permitted to submit their profiles for inclusion in the database.
      • Board members of ENPF are prohibited from submitting their company profiles for inclusion in the database.
      • Politicians are prohibited from submitting their company profiles for inclusion in the database.
  3. Registration on accredited supplier database
      • All qualifying suppliers or service providers will be registered into the database and be used whenever there is a need, guided by the procurement thresholds and methods approved by ESPPRA and ENPF Procurement policy.
  4. Submission Methods & Closing Date
      • Suppliers’ responses must be submitted in the online form on this website ONLY.The closing date for the submission of bids is 31 January 2023 not later than 1400hrs. No late applications will be considered. Applications must only be made via the online application form, applications sent by any other method, other than the method specified herein will be disqualified and will not be considered for evaluation.
  5. Request for clarification
      • Any clarification required by a service provider regarding interpretation or meaning of the document or concerning any other aspect of the submission is to be requested in writing through email to procurement@enpf.co.sz. Respondents may request clarification on the EOI seven (7) days before closing date for submission. The Fund will respond to such requests by electronic mail.

Requirements

Your vendor application should be accompanied by these documents

Document Mandatory?
Completed Online Form X
Company Profile X
3 Trade References (where similar work has been done) X

Valid trading license

X

ENPF compliance certificate

X

Valid original tax compliance certificate

X

Certificate of Incorporation

A copy of labour compliance certificate

X

ID copies of company directors

X

A copy of form J & C

X

Memorandum of incorporation

Police clearance report for company directors

X

Workmen compensation

Declaration of eligibility

X

Proof of registration with the Construction industry Council

If Applicable

 

How To Apply