IRI Remote (Addis Ababa, Ethiopia)
// IRI is an international non-profit organization, in the process of establishing an office in Addis Ababa and registering according to relevant Ethiopian laws. IRI is looking for a qualified legal service provider to assist with these, and other, tasks, as well as providing general counsel on an as-needed basis regarding other potential legal considerations of IRI programming. Scope of Work: The selected bidder will provide legal guidance, advice, service and documentation for contractual and administrative concerns including but not limited to: • Local labor laws and regulations; • Immigration, foreign national work permits and visas; • International non-governmental organization regulations, registration, compliance, filings and host- government relations; • Contractual matters for consultants, labor, vendors, and service providers for compliance with Ethiopian laws and regulations; • Tax laws and regulations. Additionally, the Contractor will provide legal services and consultations throughout the duration of the Agreement on a case-by-case basis to include but not limited to: • General counsel related to operations, administration, or programming in Ethiopia; • Representation in negotiations with contractors or Ethiopian government; • Preparation, negotiation, conclusion, and/or witness of basic employment and vendor agreements; • Providing documentary evidence of counsel, services provided, or in support of IRI activities, and • Representation in litigation. Technical Bid: Interested bidders must present the technical bids based on the following information: 1. Bids should be prepared on an official letterhead in English, with contact information for the designated representative. 2. Bids should be submitted in ten point, Times New Roman font, with single spacing not to exceed seven (7) pages, including the contact information for at least three references that can speak to Contractor’s completion of similar work. 3. Provide a list of all attachments, and attach any documents containing terms, conditions, or policies relevant to the services solicited. 4. Bidder should submit a proof of their authorization to provide legal services in Ethiopia. If the Bidder is a U.S. organization/resident, or a foreign organization/resident which has income effectively connected with the conduct of activities in the U.S. or has an office or a place of business or a fiscal paying agent in the U.S., the technical bids must contain Bidder’s Taxpayer Identification Number. Price information should be presented as a firm-fixed Unit Price for each of the deliverables identified above and in the format of the table below. Pricing must be valid for at least 60 (sixty) calendar days after the due date for proposal submission. The proposed Unit Price should be fixed and inclusive of all costs to perform, including inspection services, transportation, taxes, import duties (if any), and other levies. If there are any additional fees not reflected in the table below, such pricing must be fully described in the bid. Bids must be submitted in Birr or US Dollars; payments under any resulting contract will be made in this currency.
Aug 13, 2019