RFP for Performance and Impact Evaluations of the Governance in Ecosystems, Livelihoods, and Water Activity via DevNetJobs

Dexis Consulting Group

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1.1 Purpose
The purpose of this Request for Proposal (RFP) is to invite potential subcontractors to submit a proposal and quote for Performance and Impact Evaluations of the Governance in Ecosystems, Livelihoods, and Water Activity (GEMA) in Honduras. Dexis is currently implementing the Monitoring & Evaluation Support for Collaborative Learning and Adapting (MESCLA) on behalf of the U.S. Agency for International Development in Honduras.
Dexis anticipates that this RFP will result in a Cost Plus Fixed Fee type subcontract with a not to exceed ceiling of USD $800,000.
1.2 Coverage & Participation
Dexis reserves the right not to enter into any subcontract, to add, remove, or edit any aspect of the subcontract’s statement of work, prior to the negotiation of a subcontract without prior notification or liability. Dexis is not obligated to execute a subcontract nor is it committed to pay any costs incurred in the preparation and submission of the proposals.
2.1 The Organization
Dexis Consulting Group is a for-profit company founded in 2001 to strengthen management systems for the U.S. Government across developing economies. Dexis provides monitoring and evaluation, program management, institutional support, project implementation, and training solutions to address some of the world’s greatest challenges.
2.2 Chronological List of Proposal Events
The following calendar summarizes important dates in the solicitation process. Offerors must strictly follow these deadlines. All times are 5:00 PM EST or 17:00 EST.

RFP transmitted

November 10, 2017
Deadline for written questions
November 20, 2017
Answers provided to questions/clarifications (estimated)
November 22, 2017
Proposal due date
January 12, 2018

Subcontract award (estimated)

January 19, 2018
The dates above may be modified at the sole discretion of Dexis. Any changes will be communicated by e-mail to all bidders.
3.1 Understanding
In responding to this RFP, Offerors accept full responsibility to understand the RFP in its entirety, and in detail, including making any inquiries to Dexis as necessary to gain such understanding. Dexis reserves the right to disqualify any service provider who illustrates less than such understanding. Such disqualification shall be at no fault, cost, or liability to Dexis.
3.2 Good Faith Statement
All information provided by Dexis in this RFP is offered in good faith. Individual items are subject to change at any time. Dexis makes no certification that any item is without error, and is not responsible or liable for any use of the information or for any claims asserted there from.
3.3 Communication
All questions or clarifications regarding this RFP must be in writing and submitted to [email protected] (technical questions only) and [email protected] (cost questions only). Questions and requests for clarification, and the responses thereto, will be circulated to all RFP recipients. 
Only written answers from Dexis will be considered official and carry weight in the RFP process and subsequent evaluation. Any answers received outside the official channel, whether received verbally or in writing, from employees or representatives of Dexis Consulting Group, MESCLA, or any other party, will not be considered official responses regarding this RFP.
3.3.1 Offeror Inquiries
Applicable terms and conditions herein shall govern communications between Dexis and Offerors in relation to this RFP. All questions related to this RFP are to be directed in writing to:

Technical Questions: MESCLA Program Management Unit

Cost Questions: Amanda Hare

3.3.2 Addenda
Dexis will make a good faith effort to provide a written response to the questions or requests that require addenda per the Chronological List of Proposal Events in Section 2.2.
3.4 Submission Instructions
Offers must be received via email by January 12, 2018 at 17:00 PM EST. Offerors should send their offers by email to the individuals identified in Section 3.3.1. Offers must be on company letterhead with the company’s contact name and address. The subject line of the offer transmission email must have the reference number and the Offeror’s name. 
                                      Please see the below attachment for more details about the RFP.
Job Email id:PMU_MESCLA(at)dexisonline.com
Download Attachment:8868572_GEMA RFP II -1.doc
 8868573_Annex 3 MESCLA GEMA IE_PE Evaluation Design.pdf