Services - 261263-2019

05/06/2019    S107

United Kingdom-Stirling: Environmental issues consultancy services

2019/S 107-261263

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Zero Waste Scotland Ltd
Postal address: Ground Floor, Moray House, Forthside Way
Town: Stirling
NUTS code: UKM SCOTLAND
Postal code: FK8 1QZ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Procurement@zerowastescotland.org.uk
Telephone: +44 1786433930

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.zerowastescotland.org.uk/content/tenders

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA20802

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://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Environment

Section II: Object

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

Impact Evaluation — Advice and Support Services

Reference number: 19-PR-083-OJ
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90713000 Environmental issues consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Zero Waste Scotland wishes to appoint a contractor with experience of developing and delivering impact evaluations, particularly with regards to commercial behaviour and attitudinal change. Experience of environmental impact evaluations and of the energy, food and drink and/or the construction sector would be considered beneficial.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP
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)
90711400 Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) services other than for construction
90713000 Environmental issues consultancy services
73110000 Research services
73430000 Test and evaluation
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM SCOTLAND
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Zero Waste Scotland wishes to appoint a contractor with experience of developing and delivering impact evaluations, particularly with regards to commercial behaviour and attitudinal change. Experience of environmental impact evaluations and of the energy, food and drink and/or the construction sector would be considered beneficial.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality criterion / Weighting: 80
Price - Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 24/07/2019
End: 31/03/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Cohort 1 element of this contract is expected to be renewed at the end of this contract for a further year. Other work might also be included using a call-off as part of this agreement.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Additional items might be called off of this contract that relate specifically to this work.

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:

Resource Efficient Circular Economy Accelerator Programme

II.2.14)Additional information

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:

Bidders must be able to provide a minimum of 3 examples during the last 3 years for each of the following sub-questions:

(a) please provide examples of experience of developing and delivering impact evaluation, particularly with regards commercial behaviour and attitudinal change. Please include any experience in delivering environmental impact evaluations you may have or any experience of working with the energy sector, the food and drink sector or the construction sector;

(b) please provide examples of your experience of conducting a large-scale evaluation project. Please include any experience you may have in interviewing beneficiaries of support;

(c) please provide examples of complex projects you managed. Please include details on how you ensured good communication on project progress with the client, and how you ensured that you would deliver to the required deadlines.

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.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:

As per the ITT

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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 01/07/2019
Local time: 15:00
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
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 02/09/2019
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 01/07/2019
Local time: 15:00
Place:

Zero Waste Scotland.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

To be opened by a Procurement Officer.

Section VI: Complementary information

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

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland website at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=585697

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(SC Ref:585697)

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Zero Waste Scotland Ltd
Postal address: Ground Floor, Moray House, Forthside Way
Town: Stirling
Postal code: FK8 1QZ
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1786433930

Internet address: http://www.zerowastescotland.org.uk/content/tenders

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:
31/05/2019