International tenders

VSO is a global voluntary organisation whose mission is to bring people together to fight poverty through the lasting power of volunteering.

Medical Insurance Services

We will be running a tender process with the intention of awarding a contract for the provision of medical insurance services and are seeking expressions of interest from suitably experienced / qualified organisations.

VSO’s requirements

VSO Rwanda is looking for a medical insurance provider with presence in East Africa and duly registered in Rwanda. The provider will be required to provide extensive medical coverage for VSO employees and their legal dependents. VSO has two categories of staff to cover and all categories are covered 100%.

  1. Category one: Staff and their dependents; (54 staff and an undetermined number of dependents)
  2. Category two: Volunteers only (182). Please note: volunteer dependents are not included in this contract, however VSO may request pricing information from bidders for their inclusion during the tender process.

Expressions of interest

All expressions of interest must be received by VSO by 23 July 2020 and must be submitted electronically (emailed) to the following email addresses Richard.musuhuke@vsoint.org and Justus.iyamuremye@vsoint.org. The EOI must include a contact name, company name, company address, phone and email address.

Tender documents

Tender documents will be sent to those who expressed an interest, following the close of the EOI period.

Anticipated contract start date: 30 August 2020.

VSO reserves the right not to award a contract.

Insurance brokerage services

We will be running a tender process with the intention of awarding a contract for the provision of Insurance Brokerage Services and are seeking expressions of interest from suitably experienced / qualified organisations. Due to the complexity of the requirements, we expect a firm rather than an independent broker to be most suitable for this work. The successful Insurance Brokerage Firm will be responsible for recommending UK and global risk coverage levels, sourcing and securing quotes for the following insurance (and any additional insurance) required by VSO as follows:

  • Combined Liability (Worldwide)
  • Business property damage and business interruption
  • Computers (Including Terrorism & Cyber Crime)
  • Crime and Special Contingency (Terrorism/Extreme Situations)
  • Trustee Indemnity, Corporate Legal Liability & Professional Indemnity
  • Group Personal Accident & Legal Expenses
  • Medical Malpractice (with Errors & Omissions)

The Insurance Broker must be registered with the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA).

Expressions of interest

All expressions of interest must be received by VSO 5pm on the 24 July 2020 and must be submitted electronically (emailed) to the following email address: vsoglobalfinanceoperations@vsoint.org. The EOI must include a contact name, company name, company address, phone and email address.

Tender documents: tender documents will be sent to those who expressed an interest, following the close of the EOI period.

Anticipated contract start date: 1st October 2020, for policies effective 1st December 2020.

Contract period: three year contract, with possibility for extension VSO reserves the right not to award a contract.