Services - 14137-2020

13/01/2020    S8

Denmark-Copenhagen: Evaluation consultancy services

2020/S 008-014137

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Danish Red Cross
Postal address: Blegdamsvej 27
Town: Copenhagen OE
NUTS code: DK011 Byen København
Postal code: 2100
Country: Denmark
Contact person: Tina Breum Mariegaard
E-mail: timar@rodekors.dk
Telephone: +45 35299638
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.rodekors.dk
I.3)Communication
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: www.rodekors.dk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
Official name: Danish Red Cross
Postal address: Blegdamsvej 27
Town: Copenhagen OE
Postal code: 2100
Country: Denmark
Contact person: Tina Breum Mariegaard
Telephone: +45 21770931
E-mail: timar@rodekors.dk
NUTS code: DK DANMARK
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.rodekors.dk
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: Red Cross
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Humanitarian

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Final Evaluation, End Line and Learning (FEEL) Consultancy for MADAD

II.1.2)Main CPV code
79419000 Evaluation consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

In December 2014, the European Commission launched the ‘EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian crisis’ (known as the ‘MADAD’ Trust Fund) as a joint European response to the Syrian crisis and the pressure it places on Syria’s neighbours Funded under the EU Trust Fund, the Red Cross/Red Crescent (RC/RC) Action ‘Addressing vulnerabilities of refugees and host communities in 5 countries affected by the Syria Crisis’ provides a coherent, regional and coordinated response to the crisis following the Syria conflict with activities in Lebanon, Jordan, Egypt, Iraq and Turkey. Danish Red Cross has been overall responsible for all program coordination and are now seeking through a consultancy to do the final evaluation, end line and learning (FEEL).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

Lebanon, Jordan, EGYPT, IRAQ and TURKEY.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Consultancy to perform the final evaluation, end line and learning (FEEL) to:

(i) evaluate the impact of the program, including its contribution to social cohesion in conflict affected communities and identify whether and how changes in social cohesion may have occurred;

(ii) measure the changes at objective level and map how these have occurred in the 5 countries.

(iii) harmonise and align the measurement of indicator 3.2 in all countries (RC/RC Host National Societies staff and volunteers who reported improved competence and confidence in reaching out to most vulnerable groups).

Are you are interested in hearing more?

If you are considering to prepare a bid to this process, please contact Tina Breum Mariegaard at timar@rodekors.dk or +45 21770931 in order to obtain terms of reference for the exercise, logical framework of the action and dashboard with status figures as per Q3 2019 (most recent figures). You may also contact Tina Breum Mariegaard if you have any clarifying questions during your preparation of the bids. Please note that your questions and the replies will be made available to all candidates.

Deadline and details on the bid

We expect bidders to deliver the following:

— A technical proposal demonstrating the understanding of the TOR, an outline the phases, an outline of the suggested sampling method and methodologies as well as a tentative time frame for the exercise,

— an estimated total budget of the proposal incl. number of days price of any data programmes needed to conduct online surveys, etc.,

— CVs of the consultant(s).

Deadline for the bids is 13.2.2020 at 12.00 CET either by electronic mail or by courier services. Any proposals received later than this will not be considered.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 22/03/2020
End: 15/10/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

“EU Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian crisis” (known as the “MADAD” Trust Fund)

II.2.14)Additional information

Are you are interested in hearing more? If you are considering to prepare a bid to this process, please contact Tina Breum Mariegaard at timar@rodekors.dk or +45 21770931 in order to obtain terms of reference for the exercise, logical framework of the action and dashboard with status figures as per Q3 2019 (most recent figures).

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Proposals will be assessed against the following criteria (not in prioritized order):

— prior work experience in field related to at least one of the programme's objectives,

— prior experience in undertaking regional and/or cross country studies (quantitative or qualitative),

— previous experience in the MENA region and/or Turkey,

— language skills in Arabic and Turkish,

— experience working in humanitarian or international development programming,

— long-standing and proven experience with M&E, results based management, Logframes and associated tools,

— solid methodological and research skills,

— demonstrated experience coordinating and working with partners,

— experience in RCRC,

— understanding of the ToR,

— understanding of working with the RC/RC team,

— ability to span over learning and evaluation,

— sampling method, methodology and tools

— budget/cost,

— timing,

— further criteria may be added.

III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 13/02/2020
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 31/03/2020
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 06/03/2020
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Copenhagen.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Assessment of proposals will take place end February with a view to select no later than 6.3.2020. The early phases of the feel are expected to start in late March 2020. We expect to conduct interviews via Skype/phone with candidates during the last week of February or the first week of March.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Danish Red Cross
Postal address: Blegdamsvej 27
Town: Copenhagen
Postal code: 2100
Country: Denmark
E-mail: timar@rodekors.dk
Telephone: +45 35259200
Internet address: www.redcross.dk
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Assessment of proposals will take place end February with a view to select no later than 6.3.2020. The early phases of the feel are expected to start in late March 2020. We expect to conduct interviews via Skype/phone with candidates during the last week of February or the first week of March.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
10/01/2020