Services - 103398-2019

05/03/2019    S45

United Kingdom-East Kilbride: Foreign economic-aid-related services

2019/S 045-103398

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Department for International Development
Postal address: Abercrombie House, Eaglesham Road
Town: East Kilbride
NUTS code: UKM95 South Lanarkshire
Postal code: G75 8EA
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: June Cairns
E-mail: J-cairns@dfid.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-international-development
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-international-development/about/procurement
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://supplierportal.dfid.gov.uk/selfservice/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://supplierportal.dfid.gov.uk/selfservice/
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: International Development Aid

Section II: Object

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

Investing In Adolescent Girls in Rwanda

Reference number: PO 8469
II.1.2)Main CPV code
75211200 Foreign economic-aid-related services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The IAG-R programme will work to enable adolescent girls to have the capabilities for a safe, healthy, educated and empowered transition to adulthood through receiving a life-skills programme.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 17 550 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
75211200 Foreign economic-aid-related services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM95 South Lanarkshire
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Department for International Development (DFID) has approved a second phase of work supporting adolescents in Rwanda. The IAG-R programme will provide up to 200 000 adolescents with the knowledge and capabilities needed to achieve their full potential, make better choices, take advantage of opportunities and better manage risk.

DFID is seeking a supplier to manage and deliver the following key functions of the IAG-R programme:

(i) a consortium of implementing partners that would work together to implement the programme on the ground, sharing their expertise and experiences and working closely with local authorities to ensure effective implementation;

(ii) a Technical Assistance (TA) facility that will provide expertise and guidance to the implementing partners, as well as providing technical assistance to Government of Rwanda’s Ministry of Gender and Family Promotion (MIGEPROF);

(iii) a programme monitoring, evaluation and learning approach, complementing the work of a centrally-managed programme (Gender and Adolescence — Global Evidence — see below) about what works for adolescents and ensuring that learning runs throughout into the programme and contributing to building the evidence base.

The total contract value is 17 550 000 GBP this is broken down as 11 800 000 GBP for the main contract over 48 months and up to 5 750 000 GBP for the extension period of up to 36 months. Please note these figures includes all applicable taxes.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Leadership Team / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Team / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Technical Methodology / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Effective team/management structure / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of methodology / Weighting: 10
Cost criterion - Name: Competitiveness of total cost / Weighting: 15
Cost criterion - Name: Competitiveness of fee rates / Weighting: 7.5
Cost criterion - Name: Competitiveness of other specified costs / Weighting: 7.5
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 17 550 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 84
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: yes
Description of options:

The contract includes a possible extension period of up to 36 months. The total contract period including any extension shall be up to 84 months. The value of the original 48 month period is 11 800 000 GBP including all applicable taxes. The value of the possible extension of 36 months is up to 5 750 000 GBP including all applicable taxes

However DFID reserves the right to scale back or discontinue this programme at any point (in line with our terms and conditions) if it is not achieving the results anticipated. Conversely, we may also scale up and/or extend the programme by up to 3 years and up to 50 % of the original contract amount (i.e. 50 % of 11 800 000 GBP, or up to 5 750 000 GBP) — subject to internal DFID approvals — should it prove to be having a strong impact and has the potential to yield better results.

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Refer to the procurement documents.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted 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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 184-416265
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 08/04/2019
Local time: 14:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 10/05/2019
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
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:

The Authority expressly reserves the right:

(i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by this publication of this notice; and

(ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition; and in no circumstances will the Authority be liable for any costs incurred by candidates. Procurement documents can be accessed through the DFID Supplier Portal (https://supplierportal.dfid.gov.uk/selfservice/).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Gerry O'Connor Department for International Development
Postal address: Eaglesham Road
Town: East Kilbride
Postal code: G75 8EA
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: Gerry O'Connor Department for International Development
Postal address: Eaglesham Road
Town: East Kilbride
Postal code: G75 8EA
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
01/03/2019