The Office of the Contractor-General is the Secretariat for the Contractor-General and the National Contracts Commission. However, both the Contractor-General and the National Contracts Commission are independent, separate and distinct Commissions of Parliament. The Contractor-General is responsible solely for monitoring and investigating the award and implementation of Government contracts, licences and permits and related matters. The Contractor-General does not award, approve, endorse or recommend for award, approval or endorsement any Government contract, licence or permit.

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The following contract award recommendations have been endorsed and/or approved by the National Contracts Commission (NCC) during May 2010, for award, under the powers which are reserved to the NCC by Sections 23D(1)(b) & (c) of the Contractor-General Act. These notices of endorsement and/or approval by the NCC do not constitute a confirmation of the actual awards. Government of Jamaica procurement contracts are ultimately awarded by the relevant Ministries or Agencies of Government. Please contact the responsible Ministry or Agency of Government for confirmation of the details of actual contract awards.

 

 

DATE

GOVERNMENT AGENCY

CONTRACT DESCRIPTION

FUND

CONTRACTOR

PROCUREMENT METHOD

CONTRACT VALUE
J$
(unless otherwise stated)

05.05.10

Bank of Jamaica

Sole Source Procurement for the renewal of Software Maintenance Contract for the International Comprehensive Banking System (ICBS) Software for a period of five (5) years.

BOJ

FISERV SOLUTIONS INC.

SS

US$722,745.17

05.05.10

Ministry of Labour and Social Security

Consultancy Services for Process Re-engineering of the Pension Payment Process.

IBRD

IOS PARTNERS, INC. - FLORIDA

OT

US$372,305.00

05.05.10

University of Technology, Jamaica

The renovation and expansion of the Mustard Seed Building at the University of Technology, Jamaica.

UTECH

C.P. SPECIALISTS LIMITED

ST

$16,020,275.00

05.05.10

Ministry of Education

The rehabilitation of the New Roads All Age School in the parish of Westmoreland.

GOJ

N. R. DIARAM CONSTRUCTION LIMITED

ST

$10,997,379.00

05.05.10

Housing Agency of Jamaica Ltd

Sole Source Procurement for the Design and Construction of 108, two (2) Bedroom Townhouses and related infrastructure at Congreve Park Manor, Portmore, St. Catherine.

NHT

WEST INDIES HOME CONTRACTORS LTD.

SS

$802,168,363.38

12.05.10

Petrojam Limited

The provision of Janitorial Services at Petrojam Limited's offices and facilities.

PCJ

MINOTT’S JANITORIAL SERVICES

LT

$14,713,785.84

12.05.10

Bureau of Standards

The procurement of a Universal Tensile Testing Machine.

GOJ

TINIUS OLSEN TESTING MACHINE COMPANY INC.

LT

US$223,654.00

12.05.10

Petrojam Limited

The provision of Grounds Maintenance Services.

PCJ

GLOBAL MANAGEMENT SERVICES

LT

$38,778,000.00

12.05.10

Petrojam Limited

Consulting Services to design and manage the construction of a new Petroleum Testing Laboratory at Petrojam Limited.

PCJ

MSR DESIGN STUDIO LIMITED

LT

$10,500,000.00

12.05.10

Ministry of National Security

The Procurement of Computers, Software, Network Cabling and Related Equipment.

IADB

MEDIANET LIMITED

LT

US$179,088.24

12.05.10

Jamaica Urban Transit Company (JUTC)

The provision of Insurance Services for a period of three (3) years.

JUTC

ALLIED INSURANCE BROKERS

ST

$48,056,658.00

12.05.10

Sugar Industry Authority

Sole Source Procurement for the supply of Near Infra Red Polarimeters.

EU

OPTICAL ACTIVITY, U.K.

SS

$38,000,000.00

12.05.10

Ministry of Water and Housing

Sole Source Procurement for the implementation of Infrastructure Works at Darlingford, Manchioneal in the parish of Portland.

GOJ

MILLER'S ELECTRICAL AND CONSTRUCTION COMPANY LIMITED

SS

$11,217,112.50

12.05.10

Jamaica Civil Aviation Authority

Sole Source Procurement for the design, construction and equipping of the control towers at the Norman Manley and Sangster International Airports.

GOJ

INTELCAN TECHNO SYSTEMS INC.

SS

Can$19,999,974.00

26.05.10

Jamaica Social Investment Fund

Sole Source Procurement of Consultancy Services for the development of an Integrated Crime and Violence Information System.

IBRD

MONA GEOINFORMATICS INSTITUTE

SS

$11,686,204.00

26.05.10

Jamaica Social Investment Fund

The construction of three (3) standard size classrooms at the Albion Basic School in the parish of St. James.

EU

MARSHALL CONSTRUCTION COMPANY LIMITED

ST

$29,737,735.00

26.05.10

Jamaica Social Investment Fund

The rehabilitation of 0.8km of the Harbour Road roadway in parish of Kingston.

EU

ALCAR CONSTRUCTION & HAULAGE CO. LTD.

ST

$13,237,980.00

26.05.10

Jamaica Library Service

The provision of Insurance Placement for a period of three (3) years, 2010 - 2013.

GOJ

ALLIED INSURANCE BROKERS

ST

$10,287,034.00

26.05.10

Ministry of National Security

Sole Source Procurement of sensitive items.

GOJ

**

SS

US$478,500.00

Procurement Method Key: LT=Limited Tender, OT=Open Tender, ST=Selective Tender, SS=Sole Source, DC=Direct Contracting

 

**The National Contracts Commission (NCC) offered No Objection to the to the use of the Sole Source Procurement Methodology to the referenced contract award which  falls under the heading of Exclusions in accordance with the 2008 edition of the Handbook of Public Sector Procurement Procedures, Section No. S-1000, Subsection 111.

Contracts valued above $30,000,000.00 are subject to approval by Cabinet.



Contact:

Craig Beresford
Senior Director, Monitoring Operations Corporate Communication and Special Projects
Office of the Contractor-General
1st Floor, PIOJ Building
16 Oxford Road
Kingston 5

Phone:

929-8560; 926-0034 (pvt)

e-mail:

communications@ocg.gov.jm

Date:

21.06.10