The objective of this consultancy service was to cooperate with the window company and to assist the end-user in the procurement of medical equipment for the Hefei hospital in Anhui province. The assistance consisted of the standardisation of the equipment lists of the Hefei hospital, preparation of tender documents, including implementation schedule and technical specifications, in the evaluation of the offers received, and in the signing of contracts between the purchasers and the suppliers. In particular, EPOS provided guidance in relation to applicable rules and regulation for the procurement of goods with KfW funds.
EPOS assisted the end-user and the window company in the following tasks:
To review the equipment list by department and function to optimise the benefits of the project;
To review/elaborate detailed technical specifications;
To assist window company in the preparation of the tender document;
To assist in the tendering procedure and evaluation;
To verify the pre-installation requirements;
To assist in the reporting to KfW;
On request, to assist the hospital in dealing with the window company and supplier during the delivery and after-sales period, to ensure the newly procured equipment can be fully used on and after the envisaged opening date (optional).