Procurement & Contracting Services

Working with Ethical, Values-Driven Vendors

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Heifer commits to excellent procurement activities to ensure the highest value for our donors’ contributions. Quality vendors help us advance toward the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals — 17 goals set by the United Nations urgently calling all countries to globally partner for a future where people and planet are peaceful and prosperous.

We appreciate working in strategic partnership with vendors and throughout our procurement process, we are committed to efficiency, transparency, and accountability.

Active Bid Opportunities

RFP for Nigeria Farmers Organisational Performance Improvement Needs Assessment (OPINA)

This Request for Proposal is issued to solicit applications from either an individual consultant or a consulting firm with key technical staff who have substantial experience in conducting organisational performance improvement needs assessment (OPINA) for Naija Unlock Cooperative Groups and Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) in three (3) different locations - 1.) Lagos and Ogun, 2.) Benue and Nasarawa, and 3.) Edo States of Nigeria. This task is aimed at improving the capacity and enhancing the performance of smallholder cooperatives and partner Farmer Producer Organisations (FPOs) and is structured in two phases: (i) An organizational performance improvement needs assessment, and (ii) the implementation of a mutually agreed upon performance improvement plan, based on the recommendations emanating from the initial assessment.

The technical and financial proposals should be submitted by June 20, 2023 to Heifer to procurement-ng@heifer.org and Tajuddeen.Abubakar@heifer.org. Please quote "Heifer Nigeria Farmers Organisational Performance Improvement Needs Assessment (OPINA)" in the subject line and include the state(s) of interest.

Download the terms for this opportunity here.

RFP for Smallholder Livestock Value Chain Phase II (SLVC II)

This Request for Proposal (RFP) is being issued to solicit applications from potential consulting firms to conduct the final evaluation of Heifer International's flagship project 'Smallholder Livestock Value Chain Phase II (SLVC II) in Nepal.  The project has been implemented in 29 districts of Nepal from October 2017 to June 2023. The final evaluation will assess high level outcomes of the project interventions. It will identify and document the achievements, challenges, lessons learned and best practices. It will look for evidence regarding the impact of the project's activities and sustainability of these results. Heifer anticipates awarding a Quality and Cost Based Selection (QCBS) for the study with payments based on the submission and approval of deliverables. The award agreement will include a fixed price payment schedule with specific deliverables.

The technical and financial proposals should be submitted by June 30, 2023 to the Procurement Officer at rfp@heifer.org. Please quote "SLVC II" in the subject line.

Download the terms for this opportunity here.

RFP for Partner App Upgrade Support

This Request for Proposal (RFP) is issued to solicit applications from either an individual consultant or consulting firm with staff who has experience with turning datasets into interactive dashboards and supporting the cleaning and structure of the datasets to be incorporated into the dashboards. The project is to optimize the partner’s tech-based application performance for improved service delivery to smallholder farmers and to enhance data use and evidence-making for improving signature programming. Specific objectives include the following:

  • Support implementing partners to upgrade their tech-based applications used for supporting or transacting with smallholder farmers.
  • Support the design of exchange interphase for easy sharing of data from partners applications to Heifer Nigeria's MEL system.
  • Set-up an interactive visualization dashboard to provide feedback and summary of statistics to staff and management for evidence-based decision-making and communication, where there is a real-time visualization of data as it has been entered on the field.
  • Improve timely data use and quality for program implementation.
  • Enhance learning and evidence generation.

The technical and financial proposals should be submitted on or before June 23, 2023, to the procurement manager via email at procurement-ng@heifer.org. Please quote “Optimization of partner Application” in the subject line.

Download the terms for this opportunity here. 

What We Look For In Vendors

  • Grounded in ethics
  • Values-driven
  • Quotes entire price upfront
  • Produces quality work
  • Financially strong
  • Customer service and support
  • Extensive offerings
  • Years of experience
  • Accountability
  • Clear communication

Contact Heifer's Procurement Team

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P.O. Box 34260
Little Rock, AR 72202

Office Hours:

Monday thru Friday, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Contact:

Phone: 501.907.2870 | Fax: 501.907.2805
Email: procurement@heifer.org

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