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Services - 226852-2021

07/05/2021    S89

Malawi-Lilongwe: Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

2021/S 089-226852

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Procurement award procedure applying to European Union external actions financed from the general budget of the European Union and the European Development Fund (EDF)

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The Government of the Republic of Malawi
Town: Lilongwe
NUTS code: MW Malawi
Country: Malawi
E-mail: nao@naosupportmw.org
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.naosupportmw.org/109-nao/about-us
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=8414
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=8414
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
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Technical Assistance to the Government of Malawi to Support the Implementation of Enabling Environment Reforms for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises and Related Labour Laws

Reference number: INTPA/LLW/2021/EA-RP/0044
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The contract shall provide technical assistance to the Government of Malawi in supporting the implementation of activities towards creating an enabling business environment for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in Malawi and legal reviews and enforcement of related labour laws. It shall provide support in key areas of the entrepreneurship operating environment, e.g. entrepreneurship policy dialogue, analysing and addressing key legal and regulatory constraints affecting small businesses, formalisation of the economy, support towards legislative processes and implementation of related labor rights laws.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 2 800 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: MW Malawi
Main site or place of performance:

Malawi (Sub-Saharan Africa).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Technical assistance to the Government of Malawi to support the implementation of enabling environment reforms for micro, small and medium enterprises and related labour laws.

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
Value excluding VAT: 2 800 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 42
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 20
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

The number of candidates is not limited. Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in Section I.3).

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:

MW/FED/2019/041-797 - Zantchito – Skills for Jobs Programme.

II.2.14)Additional information

Subsequent to the initial contract resulting from the current tender procedure, new services or works consisting in the repetition of similar services or works, up to the estimated amount of 2 800 000, may be entrusted to the initial contractor by negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice, provided the new services or works are in conformity with the same basic project.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3).

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

The economic and financial capacity required from the candidate or tenderer to perform the contract is detailed in the document A5f ‘Additional information about the Contract Notice’.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

The professional and technical capacity required from the candidate or tenderer to perform the contract is detailed in the document A5f ‘Additional information about the Contract Notice’.

III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3).

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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2020/S 028-063468
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 07/06/2021
Local time: 16:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 20/07/2021
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3). For any additional information, please refer to the document A5f ‘Additional information about the Contract Notice’.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GC.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: The Government of the Republic of Malawi represented by National Authorizing Officer of the EDF
Town: Lilongwe
Country: Malawi
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
03/05/2021