Services - 16508-2018

13/01/2018    S9    - - Services - Contract award notice - Restricted procedure 

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

2018/S 009-016508

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Department for International Development
Abercrombie House, Eaglesham Road
East Kilbride
United Kingdom
Contact person: Samantha Galbraith
Telephone: +44 1355843693
NUTS code: UKM95

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
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: Overseas Aid

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Global Learning for Adaptive Management

Reference number: PO8200 previously 8192 previously PO7631
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

If donors are to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals it is essential that policies, programmes, and interventions become more effective.

Adaptive management has gained traction as an approach to improving development interventions by recognizing that strategies, project designs and implementation plans may need to be altered as new learning emerges or the development context shifts.

The Global Learning for Adaptive Management (GLAM) programme will support adaptive management in DFID and USAID programmes. It will also establish a center for learning about adaptive management. Programme duration will be up to 5 years.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 3 998 648.50 GBP
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The main programme activities are likely to be:

— supporting the design and use of monitoring, evaluation, and learning (MEL) systems for adaptive management,

— increasing donor and partner (both international and local) capacities to use MEL systems and implement adaptive management practices,

— building consensus, encouraging coordination and establishing standards for MEL practices in adaptive programmes,

— evaluating and learning about adaptive management.

Expected outcomes include greater use of robust evidence and MEL systems for adaptive management within global development communities, and greater supply, demand, and quality of MEL services available for adaptive development programmes.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Expertise and profile of programme leader within the intellectual areas covered by GLAM; experience leading knowledge generation andorganisation change processes / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Expertise and profile of implementing team within the intellectual areas covered by GLAM; Demonstrated capability within the programme team to complete the range of tasks required in the TOR; demonstr / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of outline to provision of technical support to USAID, DFID and delivery partners for the design, implementation and analysis of innovative MEL systems for adaptive programmes. Bidder(s) outli / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of outline of working with DFID and USAID programs to drive best practice in using digital technology to improve the frequency of availability of monitoring and evaluation evidence / Weighting: 7
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of outline on dissemination of knowledge generated on best practices widely, within DFID and USAID, and more broadly with development agencies and implementing organisation. Quality of outline / Weighting: 7
Quality criterion - Name: Bidder(s) understanding of TOR is clear, and understands that GLAM itself is an adptive program. Bidder(s) supply a theory of change for their work, and propose a MEL system to guide operations. This / Weighting: 6
Quality criterion - Name: Bidder(s) outline size, composition, approach and governance arrangements for management; and selection procedures and management of non-core components of GLAM which may be established and/or procur / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Bidder(s) have capability to working in a range of developing country contexts. Ideally, experience working in USAID and DFID focus countries and regions; and ability to operate in high risk and confl / Weighting: 5
Cost criterion - Name: Competitiveness of total cost to deliver the ToR requirements. Demonstration that volume of inputs and expenses is efficient and that fee rates and expenses rates are competitive in relation to market / Weighting: 10
Cost criterion - Name: Financial plan should incentivise high quality performance which should be inclusive of the level of effort for each team member and explicitly lay out staff input throughout various stages/components / Weighting: 10
Cost criterion - Name: 1. Demonstration of a clear Value for Money strategy throughout the project. 2. Demonstration that volume and flexibility of call-down of senior an / Weighting: 10
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: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 225-410856
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: PO8200 previously PO8192

Global Learning for Adaptive Management

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 6
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
ODI Sales
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKI
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 3 998 648.50 EUR
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Gerry O'Connor, Department for International Development
Eaglesham Road
East Kilbride
G75 8EA
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Gerry O'Connor, Department for International Development
Eaglesham Road
East Kilbride
G75 8EA
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: