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Procurement at UNDP
How does UNDP do business
In order to fulfill its mandate and achieve its vision of empowered lives and resilient nations, UNDP must procure a significant volume of goods and services. As a public organization entrusted with donor funds and committed to supporting developing economies, UNDP abides by the following principles:
Best Value for Money, which consists of the selection of the offer that best meets the end-users’ needs and that presents the best return on investment. Best Value for Money is the result of several factors, including quality, experience, the vendor’s reputation, life-cycle costs and benefits, and parameters that measure how well the good or service allows the organization to meet its social, environmental or other strategic objectives.
Fairness, Integrity and Transparency, which ensures that competitive processes are fair, open, and rules-based. All potential vendors should be treated equally, and the process should feature clear evaluation criteria, unambiguous solicitation instructions, realistic requirements, and rules and procedures that are easy to understand.
Effective International Competition, understood as giving all potential vendors timely and adequate information on UNDP requirements, as well as equal opportunity to participate in procurement actions, and restricting them only when it is absolutely necessary to achieve UNDP development goals.
In the best interest of UNDP, which means that any business transactions must conform to the mandates and principles of UNDP and the United Nations.
UNDP has to strictly observe its financial rules and regulations. While this may sometimes lengthen the procurement process, UNDP delegates a significant amount of authority to its Country Offices, has introduced more flexible methods for low-value/low-risk purchasing, and approves purchase orders electronically, all of which save time and money for the organization and its vendors.
Local procurement notices
Request for Quotation 02/2014 Retender
„Making project documentation for interior renovation of the Workers' Hall building in Vukovar and obtaining changes and amendments of the permit as per Annex 3 and Annex 4”
Submission deadline: 20 March 2014 at 12:00h
As of 9 July 2013, UNDP Croatia has migrated to a new website platform. For all of our procurement notices published prior to this date, please check our archived site.
Global procurement notices
Request for Proposal (RFP 322/14) - Serbia
Facilitation of strategic planning process and conducting national consultations for updating National Biodiversity Strategy
Request for Proposal (RFP 323/14) - Serbia
Preparation of the detailed project design for the infrastructure improvements in the TRZ Kragujevac
List of contract awards