Procurement and installation of the equipment for early warning system in City of Uzice

Procurement and installation of the equipment for early warning system in City of Uzice

City of Uzice





Within the framework of its co-operation between Switzerland and Serbia, the Government of the Swiss Confederation represented by the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (hereinafter referred to as SECO), granted technical and financial assistance in the form of a donation for the Municipal Disaster Risk Reduction Project in Serbia – Installation of the equipment for Early Warning System (EWS) in city of Uzice (hereinafter referred to as the Project).

The funding project was formally approved by the Swiss authorities and Bilateral Project Agreement between the Authorities of Switzerland and Serbia has been signed.

Stucky Ltd, in Renens, Switzerland is the Swiss based Implementation Consultant (hereinafter referred to as Consultant) to SECO, Bern, Switzerland, entrusted with the consultancy services related to the implementation phase of the Project.

City of Uzice, Direction of infrastructure and development, Uzice, Serbia, hereinafter referred to as the Employer, is responsible to ensure proper implementation of the project by carrying out all the procurement, coordination and supervising the execution of the Services by the Contractor. Consultant will be responsible for overall managing the project in a harmonized manner.

City of Uzice, Direction for infrastructure and development, Uzice, Serbia invites International construction companies for procurement and installation of the equipment for EWS to submit their proposal for the Project.

Note 1: Early warning system consist in total of ten stations (hydrological stations, automatic meteorological, climatological and precipitation stations) that are foreseen to be installed based on priority list, which includes Priority 1 and Priority 2. Installation of the Stations listed in the Priority 1 is required while installation of the Stations listed in the Priority 2 is optional and will be decided after evaluation of the Offers.

Note 2: The contract shall be signed both in English and Serbian languages. Whenever there is a conflict between the Serbian and the English versions of the contract, the English version of the Contract shall prevail. All official correspondence exchange shall be in English with Serbian translation.

Note 3: Permits for entering in the properties where Stations are located and Permit for installation of Stations will be obtained by City of Uzice.

100% of the funds come from a grant from the Swiss Government, represented by SECO.

The language for bidding, contracting and contract execution shall be English. The site manager shall have the capacity to communicate in Serbian language.

The Invitation for Tender is published on 27th of February 2020 with a time of 60 calendar days for the preparation of technical and financial proposals (closing date 27th of April 2020).

Bidding will be based on SECO procurement guidelines and with respect to the Serbian law.

The contract will be awarded at the outcome of a joint financial and technical evaluation of proposals.

International and domestic Contractors with experience in installation of EWS are now invited to submit the Bids.

This Invitation follows the publication of the Tender documents for this Project on the Swiss website for public procurement (SIMAP) , web site of City of Uzice, official PIMO web site and in local newspapers “Politika”.

Tender supported by the filled tender forms are to be transmitted against receipt to the address below and before the closing date below:


Komisija za javnu nabavku
ul. Dimitrija Tucovića br. 52, 31000 Užice
Closing date: 27th April 2020 at 11:00 AM


Dear Bidders,

As the World Health Organization announced on March 12th, 2020, that the spread of the corona virus (COVID-19) is a Pandemic event, many Governments all over the world undertake several and severe measures to prevent the spread of the virus. Accordingly, the Serbian Government had declared the National Emergency State on March 15th 2020, which includes the travel restrictions, quarantine for people travelling to Serbia etc.

Having in mind this exceptional situation and following request of some of the potential Bidders, we inform you that in accordance with the Instructions to the Tenderers, Clause 17, the deadline for submission of Tenders has been extended to 25th of May 2020, 11:00 AM. Tender opening will take place on 25th of May 2020 at 12:00 PM.

Accordingly, the Request for clarification can be submitted until 4th of May 2020.

MDRRP – Clarifications of questions from the Bidders you can download HERE.