Solicitation Number 19TC1223R0001 – LES Health Insurance Services, U.S. Consulate – Dubai
The Consulate of the United States of America invites you to submit a proposal for locally employed staff health insurance coverage. The Consulate encourages prospective offerors to offer off-the-shelf plans that meet at least the minimum benefit levels required in this solicitation.
The Consulate intends to conduct a pre-proposal conference, and all prospective offerors are invited to attend. See Section L of the attached Request for Proposals (RFP). The pre-proposal conference is scheduled for August 10th at 10.30 AM at the US Consulate at Bur Dubai. Offerors interested in attending the conference should register the names of the participants by 05.00 PM, UAE time, August 8th, 2023, by e-mail address at DubaiGSOProcurement@state.gov with a copy to KoshyBK@state.gov . The following details will be required.
Note: The admission to the pre-proposal conference is limited to only two attendees per company.
Valid EID card number:
Name of the organization:
Since this solicitation allows for electronic proposals, please submit your quote to the following email address DubaiGSOProcurement@state.gov on or before 04.00 PM, local time (UAE) September 05, 2023. No proposal will be accepted after this deadline. Please note that you are not to mail, fax or submit your proposals via courier.
In the subject line of your email please add the Request for Proposal (RFP) number. Please ensure that your email does not exceed 10MB and you may submit more than one email to transmit your entire proposal. (Please mark your emails as 1 of 5, 2 of 5 pages and so on.)
In order for a proposal to be considered, you must also complete and submit the following:
- Section B, Pricing Schedule;
- Section B, Retention Amounts in B.3 and B.7;
- Section K, Representations and Certifications; and
- Additional information as required in Section L.
Direct any questions regarding this solicitation to Agnes L. Lopez by email DubaiGSOProcurement@state.gov with a copy to KoshyBK@state.gov by 10.00 AM August 15, 2023. No questions shall be answered received after August 15th, 2023.
Please note: Proposals that contain less than the minimum reimbursement levels or do not provide all benefit categories may be deemed technically unacceptable.
A copy of the solicitation can be downloaded from here (Please attach a link to the solicitation- attached pdf).
We encourage proposals to contain more than the minimum levels as mentioned in the solicitation section C to become more competitive and better match USG requirements.
The successful offeror shall be registered in the SAM (System for Award Management) database https://www.sam.gov prior to contract award pursuant to FAR provision 5.207. Therefore prospective offerors are encouraged to register prior to the submittal of their proposal. The guidelines for registration in SAM are also available at: https://www.fsd.gov/fsd-gov/learning-center-system.do?sysparm_system=SAM
The U.S. Government intends to award a contract to the responsible company submitting an acceptable offer at the lowest price. We intend to award a contract based on initial proposals, without holding discussions, although we may hold discussions with companies in the competitive range if there is a need to do so.