Dienstleistungen - 255411-2020

02/06/2020    S105

United Kingdom-Cardiff: Economic research services

2020/S 105-255411

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Welsh Government
Postal address: Corporate Procurement Services, Cathays Park
Town: Cardiff
NUTS code: UKL WALES
Postal code: CF10 3NQ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: CPSProcurementAdvice@gov.wales
Telephone: +44 3000623300
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://wales.gov.uk/?skip=1&lang=en
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0007
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: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
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:

Agricultural Economy Analysis Project

Reference number: C280/2019/2020
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79311400 Economic research services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

To undertake an economic analysis of the impact of the Welsh Government’s proposed Sustainable Farming Scheme.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 230 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73110000 Research services
73210000 Research consultancy services
72316000 Data analysis services
79311410 Economic impact assessment
79330000 Statistical services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKL WALES
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To undertake an economic analysis of the impact of the Welsh Government’s proposed Sustainable Farming Scheme, through modelling the likely economic impacts on a range of different farm types and sizes and Wales, and also through modelling impacts within key agricultural sectors in Wales, and at the regional level within Wales, using a combination of literature reviews and appropriate economic modelling, statistical analyses and interpretation and commentary of results.

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
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Potential for an extension of up to a further 6 months.

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: 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:

As stated in tender documents.

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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 22/07/2020
Local time: 14:00
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, Welsh
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 23/07/2020
Local time: 09:30

Section VI: Complementary information

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

E-Tender information:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

— the first person from your organisation to use the platform will be required to register on behalf of the organisation;

— registration involves accepting a user agreement, and providing basic information about your organisation and about the user performing the registration;

— the user who performs the registration becomes the super user for the organisation;

— on registering on the platform the super user will select a username and will receive a password;

— the password will be sent by e-mail to the email address that was specified in the user details section of the registration page;

— in order to log-in to the platform please enter your username and password;

— note: if you forget your password then visit the homepage and click ‘forgot your password?’;

— registration should only be performed once for each organisation;

— if you think that someone in your organisation may have already registered on this platform then you must not register again;

— please contact the person who registered (i.e. the super user) in order to arrange access to the platform;

— contact the Helpdesk immediately if you are unable to contact the super user (for example if they have left your organisation);

— note: if your organisation is already registered on the platform then you must not make any additional registration. Please contact the Helpdesk to gain access to the platform;

— tenders must be uploaded to the BravoSolution portal by 2 p.m.

How to find the ITT:

— once logged in you must click on ‘ITT’s Open to all Suppliers’;

— the etender references for this contract are: Project_44594; and

ITT _81528

— click on the title to access summary details of the contract. If you are still interested in submitting a tender, click the ‘Express an Interest button’. This will move the ITT from the ‘Open to all suppliers’ area to the ‘My ITT’s’ on the home page;

— you will then see the full details of the ITT in the qualification and technical envelopes along with any relevant documents in the ‘Attachments’ area;

— should you have any questions on the ITT, please use the ‘Messages’ area to contact the buyer directly – Please do not contact the named person at the top of this notice.

Note: the authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process.To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID= 101720

(WA Ref:101720)

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver community benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The community benefits included in this contract are:

As described in the tender documents

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia bidding.

Note: the authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=101720

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver community benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The community benefits included in this contract are:

As stated in the tender documents.

(WA Ref:101720)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: High Court
Postal address: Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2079477501
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
28/05/2020