March 12, 2024

Request for proposals for a medical gas piping system engineer/consultant in the Democratic Republic of Congo

The submission deadline for this RFP has been extended to April 5, 2024.

The Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is a sub-grantee of FHI360 on the Meeting Targets and Maintaining Epidemic Control (EpiC) project, a global five-year project funded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). EpiC receives COVID-19 funding to prevent, prepare for, respond to, and bolster health systems to address COVID-19 and reduce cases of re-emergence. Part of EpiC’s COVID-19 program is to provide high-quality medical oxygen systems. FHI360 is the prime implementing partner for EpiC. In The Democratic Republic of Congo, the program will focus on providing services through the installation of piped oxygen systems in Clinique Universitaire de Kinshasa. See the linked document for details of this piping effort. In this context, CHAI invites eligible and qualified national or foreign companies to submit their proposals for the supervision of the medical gas piping system installation in Clinique Universitaire de Kinshasa.

Scope of work:

CHAI DRC seeks a dynamic, highly motivated, and experienced individual or firm with outstanding organizational, analytical, communication, and technical expertise (in the field of Medical Gas Pipeline Systems (MGPS) to provide oversight of the MGPS installation at Clinique Universitaire de Kinshasa by an already selected third party vendor. The candidate must be able to function independently and provide project technical oversight for this EpiC-founded medical oxygen piping project at Clinique Universitaire de Kinshasa.

The individual or firm must have specialized knowledge related to the design, installation, testing, and maintenance of medical gas pipeline systems, strong quantitative and analytical skills, excellent verbal and written communication skills, be self-directed, be a problem solver, have a good understanding of International Organisation for Standardization (ISO) standards, quality assurance, control and work plan oversight, excellent project management skills, and be committed to excellence.

Brief project details:

  • Project name: Supervision/oversight of medical oxygen piping systems installation by and already selected 3rd party vendor
  • Location: Clinique Universitaire de Kinshasa
  • Timeline: Project-based (tentative dates are May till June 2024)
  • Roles and responsibilities: See section C. Roles and responsibilities
  • Other information: The piping system will be connected to VIE systems that will be installed at Clinique Universitaire de Kinshasa.

Any clarifications required on this RFP should be submitted by 12 midnight WAT, March 14, 2024, to, quoting RFP/CHAI/DRC0124 in the subject line. Responses will be shared via all RFP solicitation channels, including email.

Quotations must be submitted on or before 12 midnight WAT, March 18, 2024, via, quoting RFP/CHAI/DRC/0124 in the subject line.

If your submission exceeds 2 MB and cannot be sent by email, please email with the subject ‘Requesting upload link for RFP/CHAI/DRC/0124′.

Quotations submitted after the deadline will not be considered.

Download the RFP (English)

Download the RFP (French)

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