Services - 256403-2019

03/06/2019    S105    - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Netherlands-The Hague: Financial and insurance services

2019/S 105-256403

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden N.V.
270785450000
Anna van Saksenlaan 71
The Hague
2593HW
Netherlands
Contact person: Diana Paans
Telephone: +31 622663372
E-mail: diana.paans-van.der.arend@pwc.com
NUTS code: NL

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.fmo.nl

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.fmo.nl

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.fmo.nl/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden NV
270785450000
Anna van Saksenlaan 71
The Hague
2593 HW
Netherlands
Contact person: Mr David Hernández-Velázquez
E-mail: D.Hernandez@fmo.nl
NUTS code: NL

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.fmo.nl/

I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: Dutch public company contractually obliged to apply PRAG
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Banking

Section II: Object

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

Framework Agreement Technical Assistance Services under the EFSD Guarantee NASIRA (TA2)

Reference number: 20190321TA2
II.1.2)Main CPV code
66000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Risk sharing facility ‘NASIRA’ – for the underserved entrepreneurs.

This tender outlines the details of a Framework Agreement for the selection of service providers to support both FMO’s Financial Intermediary (FI) clients participating in the NASIRA Program on the one hand and the FI’s end beneficiaries on the other hand. The main objective of this assignment is to strengthen the FIs’ ability to (better) serve women-, young- and migrant entrepreneurs, enhancing the overall impact of the facility. More specifically, under this Framework Agreement, selected service providers will support the operationalization of the NASIRA program from FIs to FI’s end-beneficiaries across the implementing regions, namely Sub-Saharan Africa and the European Neighbourhood countries.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 2 500 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
66000000
66171000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NL
Main site or place of performance:

The EU Neighbourhood countries (50 %) and Sub-Saharan Africa (50 %).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Risk sharing facility ‘NASIRA’ – for the underserved entrepreneurs.

Multiple framework contract with reopening of competition (mini competition).

This tender outlines the details of a Framework Agreement for the selection of service providers to support both FMO’s Financial Intermediary (FI) clients participating in the NASIRA Program on the one hand and the FI’s end beneficiaries on the other hand. The main objective of this assignment is to strengthen the FIs’ ability to (better) serve women-, young- and migrant entrepreneurs, enhancing the overall impact of the facility. More specifically, under this Framework Agreement, selected service providers will support the operationalization of the NASIRA program from FIs to FI’s end-beneficiaries across the implementing regions, namely Sub-Saharan Africa and the European Neighbourhood countries.

The facility includes a second-loss arrangement for which under the EFSD guarantee 75 000 000,00 EUR will be provided 4 000 000,00 EUR will be allocated to in non-autonomous Technical Assistance (TA). Out of this overall TA package 2 500 000 EUR will be dedicated to this framework over a timeline of 4 years.

Legal basis: EFSD guarantee.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Vision (40), Project Organisation (40) and Risks (20) / Weighting: 100
Price - Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 2 500 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
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.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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:

The Framework Agreement Technical Assistance Services NASIRA is financed under the EFSD Guarantee.

II.2.14)Additional information

Please note: the request for proposal is produced with the financial assistance of the European Union.

The views expressed herein can in no way be taken to reflect the official opinion of the European Union.

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:

— Rule of nationality:

Participation is open to all natural persons who are nationals of and legal persons (participating either individually or in a grouping – consortium – of tenderers) which are effectively established in a Member State of the European Union or in an eligible country or territory as defined under the Regulation (EU) No 236/2014 establishing common rules and procedures for the implementation of the Union's instruments for external action (CIR). Participation is open to (international) organisations based outside or inside the EU.

Economic resources provided by the Contracting Authority under the Framework Agreement shall not be made available to, or for the benefit of, third parties — whether entities, individuals or groups of individuals — designated by the EU as subject to restrictive measures in the lists provided at www.sanctionsmap.eu (‘EU Restrictive Measures’) and these parties cannot submit a tender.

— Exclusion grounds:

All tenderers shall provide a declaration on honour, stating that none of the situations of exclusion as listed therein apply at the date on which the tender is made.

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

Financial and economic standing:

In order to prove their economic and financial capacity, the winning Tenderer (i.e. in case of joint tender, the combined capacity of all members of the consortium and identified subcontractors) shall provide evidence that the total turnover of the tenderer was higher than 2 500 000 EUR in the immediate prior fiscal year. In case of a tender by a consortium of parties, at least the lead tenderer needs to comply with this eligibility requirement regarding total turnover.

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

Technical qualifications and professional capacity:

The following evidence should be provided by the tenderers who actually submit a tender:

A copy of the tenderer’s registration with trade register or equivalent (a proof of registration on a professional or trade register or any other official document showing the registration number).

Three (3) references that show that the tenderer has performed similar Technical Assistance services on at least three (3) of the (4) Categories of services and at least two (2) of the (3) target groups in the emerging markets (worldwide) in any combination during the last 3 years from the submission of tender deadline. References should include a detailed description of the type of services provided by the tenderer, the budget, and the name of the client served and have a budget value of more than 75 000 EUR. Tenderers are requested to make use of the template provided in Annex 5 for each of the (3) references to be provided.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 5
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 062-143997
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 01/08/2019
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: 31/10/2019
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 02/08/2019
Local time: 12:00
Place:

FMO

Anna van Saksenlaan 71

2593 HW The Hague

THE NETHERLANDS

Section VI: Complementary information

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

Contracting Authority will be FMO for tenders in relation to the NASIRA programme pursuant to Article 178 limb 2 Financial Regulation.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Nederlandse Financierings-Maatschappij voor Ontwikkelingslanden NV
Anna van Saksenlaan 71
The Hague
2593 HW
Netherlands
E-mail: d.hernandez@fmo.nl

Internet address: http://www.fmo.nl

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
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:
30/05/2019