The University Hospital of the West Indies, located at Golding Avenue, Mona, Jamaica, invites bids for the provision of Concessionaire Services at the Hospital.



To be considered eligible, at the time of tender opening your tender must include the following:


  • Copy of a valid Tax Compliance Certificate
  • Proof of current registration with the National Contracts Commission in the category of Catering Services
  • Valid License to Operate Food Handling Establishment


Non-compliance with all or any of the criteria above will result in automatic disqualification of tender.




  • To provide meals and snacks (including fruits) for Staff, Outpatients and Visitors to the Hospital, including meals suitable for modified diets, e.g. hypertensive, diabetes and renal.
  • To provide meals for persons on special diets. This includes but is not limited to vegetarians;
  • To provide repair, cleaning and maintenance service to all equipment used in the delivery of the Concessionaire services to the hospital, including hospital-owned equipment.





Tender documents will be available at a cost of Four Thousand Dollars ($4,000.00) in cash or manager’s cheque payable to the University Hospital of the West Indies to the cashier, Accounts Department, Administration Building.  Tender documents may be obtained on presentation of the receipt to the Director of Contracts and Supplies, UHWI Administration Building, from Monday, April 20, 2015 between the hours of 9:00 am and 4:00 pm at the address cited above.


A pre-tender meeting and Site Visit will be held at 10:00am on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 in the Conference Room, Administrative Building, UHWI to discuss the specifications and requirements for the tender document. All potential bidders are encouraged to attend.





Bids in sealed envelopes must be returned no later than 2:00pm Tuesday, May 12, 2015 and deposited in the marked tender box located at the CEO’s Office, Administration Building,UHWI. Bid opening will commence at 2:15pm Tuesday, May 12, 2015 in the Board Room, UHWI.  Bidders’ representatives are invited to attend the opening.


The University Hospital of the West Indies reserves the right to accept or reject all bids.