Instructions to participate in procurement opportunities are provided in the tender details and/or documentation. Suppliers are advised to carefully read the instructions regarding the method of participation.
The method of participation in procurement opportunities may differ from one UN organization to another, depending on the usage of e-procurement systems. For more information, read the: What are e-procurement systems and how are these integrated with UNGM? article.
Some procurement opportunities will require electronic submissions (e-submissions) through e-procurement system, and others will require hard-copy or email submissions.
Suppliers need to submit their bid/proposal electronically via the UN organization's e-procurement system. If the UN organization's e-procurement system is integrated with UNGM, the e-procurement system can be accessed from UNGM.
Procurement opportunities requiring electronic submissions include a blue and clickable Express interest button:
For more information, read the: How to participate in procurement opportunities requiring electronic submission on UNGM? article.
Hard-copy or email submissions
Suppliers need to submit their bid/proposal by hard-copy or email depending on the participation requirements.
Procurement opportunities requiring hard-copy or email submissions include a grey and disabled Express interest button:
For more information, read the: How to participate in procurement opportunities requiring hard copy or email submission? article.
TIP: Suppliers are advised to carefully read the instructions pertaining to the participation in procurement opportunities. Bid submissions via email should be submitted in accordance with the bidding instructions. They should not, under any circumstance, be submitted to the UNGM Secretariat.