REQUEST FOR PROPOSAL FOR WEBSITE HOSTING RENEWAL & MAINTENANCE; REFERENCE No: CS-SUNN/2021-05/0002; Deadline: 1st June, 2021

Country: Nigeria
Organization: Civil Society Scaling-Up Nutrition in Nigeria
Closing date: 1 Jun 2021

Background:

CS-SUNN is a non-governmental, non-profit making coalition made up of organizations with a shared vision to transform Nigeria into a country where every citizen has food and is nutrition secured. We are pleased to issue this Request for Quotations (RFQ) seeking qualified website developers (Vendor) to implement a Service/News focused website that provides ease of access to services and resources including a robust search engine. We wish to engage a Vendor who will renew our website hoisting to meet the below specifications and provide continuous ongoing hosting, maintenance, support, and design services.

Specifications for Hoisting Renewal includes:

A) Hoisting:

  1. Renewal on the same URL: https://www.cs-sunn.org/ reflecting the character and values of CS-SUNN

  2. Registration/ WordPress/cPanel website Transfer/ 2 years Renewal of Domain name

  3. Purchase/Renewal of SSL

  4. Payment for cloud hosting with either Go Daddy, Digital Ocean, Azure, Amazon, etc

  5. Website deployment to the server

  6. Unlimited & Unmetered bandwidth and disc space

  7. One-click WordPress installs

B) Official Email

Optimization of official email addresses created/currently in use using business mail via – google, Microsoft, etc

C) Website Creation

-A dynamic news website that is easy for non-technical staff to update.

-Must be mobile responsive.

-Must be user friendly (UI/UX)

-Must be SEO Friendly

-Must be compatible with most browsers with different versions

-Must be sophisticated to withstand attack.

-Payment system integration for donations

Specifications for Maintenance includes:

CMS

  1. A content management system (CMS) that is easy for non-technical staff to update with a variety of customizable templates and features.

  2. Optimized look of the website for any device (mobile version).

  3. Scan for vulnerabilities

  4. Repairs and fixes to error messages, bugs, broken links

  5. Browser compatibility testing

  6. Software update of content management system themes and plugins include other non-critical software

  7. Weekly Website backups

  8. Addressing issues affecting site speed

  9. Server monitoring and maintenance

  10. Site structure modification as at when needed

  11. Any other task as may be assigned related to website maintenance

  12. Search engine optimization

  13. Accurate, up-to-date Website content update, including creating of new menus and sub-menus with a consistent look and feel across departments and divisions

  14. Any other task as may be assigned related to website maintenance

SEO

-Keywords Campaign

-On Page SEO

-Link Building

-Content Marketing

-Site Audit

Training

Quarterly Technical training and support to staff on enhancements on the website to facilitate uploads by staff

Reports

-Monthly report on work done on website including website analytics important metrics of your site and the trends in those key metrics.

-Site Audit reports

Qualifications: A degree in computer science, IT, systems engineering, or related qualification (Master’s degree is an added advantage). 3-5 years and above of work experience as a website manager as well as expert knowledge of Macromedia suite, Adobe suite, Content Management Systems, and W3C Web standards among others. Must also show evidence of professional and technical background and provide verifiable and functional LINKS to similar works done.

How to apply:

Proposals for the above specifications should be addressed to the Executive Secretary, CS-SUNN with subject of mail as ‘WEBSITE HOSTING AND MAINTENANCE’ and sent via mail to procurement@cs-sunn.org not later than 5:00 PM, Tuesday 1st June 2021.

Print-outs (Hard Copies) of proposals should also be addressed and sent to (not later than 5:00 PM, Tuesday 1st June, 2021)

The Executive Secretary,

Civil Society-Scaling Up Nutrition in Nigeria,

Plot 203 Opposite Games Village, Oladipo Diya St, Durumi, Abuja

CS-SUNN reserves the right to request references and/or solicit references ourselves and to include those references in our vendor selection process. Only offers exclusive of VAT for goods and services will be accepted.

Documents to be submitted by Prospective Vendor:

  1. Company Certificate of Incorporation

  2. A copy of Form CO2 (filed with the Corporate Affairs Commission) stating the Directors of the company

  3. Two (2) passport photographs of the least of the directors of the company

  4. Address of place of business (including telephone number if any)

  5. Evidence of any previous business done with other company/companies

  6. Letter authorizing CS-SUNN to obtain references from former business partners

  7. Name and address of bankers (where current account is maintained)

Should you have any questions, please contact Israel Olayemi, Telephone No: +234 (0) 8035455929.



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