Local Benefits for Staff and Dependents (medical, dental, vision, life)
Near East Foundation

NEF is a non-profit international development organization that has supported livelihoods recovery and community-based economic development in the Middle East, Africa, and Caucasus since 1915. NEF draws on local teams, experience, and partnerships in these regions to create community-led solutions to improve livelihoods and local governance among conflict and crisis-affected groups, while maintaining neutrality and ensuring inclusiveness in our approach. Working through a network of country offices and local partners, NEF has operations in ten countries: Armenia, Jordan, Lebanon, Iraq, Mali, Morocco, Palestine, Sudan, South Sudan, and Syria. Our programs are organized around three themes: Inclusive Economic Development, Climate-resilient Development, and Stabilization and Peacebuilding.


 Bid No: 20210831
 City: Khartoum
 Deadline: 20 Sept 2021

The Near East Foundation (NEF) invites qualified vendors to submit bids for the requested services outlined in the attached RFP.  NEF is soliciting bids from established vendors who can assist the Near East Foundation in meeting financial objectives and provide high quality medical, prescription, optical, dental, and ancillary benefits and services (e.g. cancer benefits, international medical services).  The winning Bidder(s) will enter into a contractual agreement for one (1) year. Bidder shall furnish a copy of their operating license in the country of incorporation.

The Near East Foundation is soliciting bids from vendors able to provide local national plans for NEF Sudan Country Programs in the following locations:

  • Central Darfur State
  • Khartoum State
  • North Kordofan State
  • South Kordofan State

Potential vendors are encouraged to read this RFP in its entirety and to submit a response even if only able to provide services in some of the States listed above. Issuance of a solicitation does not obligate NEF to award a contract or pay for any cost incurred in the preparation and submission of a bid.

RFP Schedule


RFP Issue Date:

August 31, 2021

Intent to Propose (due by 5PM EST)

September 2, 2021

Written Questions (due by 5PM EST)

September 7, 2021

RFP Closing Date: (due by 5PM EST)

September 9, 2021

Interview Finalists 

September 13 – 15, 2021

Selection of Finalist 

September 20, 2021

Notification sent to Selected Provider and All Bidders

September 27, 2021




All questions, inquiries, and requests for clarifications must be submitted in writing to the designated contacts listed below no later than September 7, 2021. 


Points of Contact



Lezlie Blaski


HR Director




Rashad Zakaria


Procurement Officer




NEF may, at its sole discretion, contact vendors to solicit responses, verbal briefing or discussions if beneficial to the success of the RFP. 


Issuance of this RFP in no way constitutes a commitment by NEF to award a contract. NEF reserves the right to reject any or all bids or portions of bids received in response to this RFP, to request modification or clarification of any part of aproposal, or to cancel this RFP if it is in the best interest of NEF to do so. NEF may reject any bid if it is considered incompleteor conditional, contains irregularities, or does not meet qualifications, requirements, or specifications. Failure to furnish all information may disqualify the proposal.


Bid Preparation Instructions


Interested vendors must send bids in electronic copy via e-mail, on or prior to September 9, 2021to nefprocurement@neareast.org (subject line: Sudan (Local National) Health Benefits).


Please read the attached RFP in its entirety for detailed Bid Preparation Instructions.

To Register Click On http://please_find_instructions_for_submissions_in_the_attached_RFP

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