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25/08/2016    S163

United Kingdom-East Kilbride: Technical assistance services

2016/S 163-294428

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: DFID
Postal address: Abercrombie House, Eaglesham Road
Town: East Kilbride
Postal code: G75 8EA
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: DFID Procurement and Commercial
For the attention of: Ali Stevenson
E-mail: Alistair-Stevenson@dfid.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 7768773674

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-international-development

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Climate Resilient Infrastructure Development Facility (CRIDF) Phase 2.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
South Lanarkshire.

NUTS code UKM38 South Lanarkshire

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Phase 2 of the Climate Resilient Infrastructure Development Facility (CRIDF) will build on the strong momentum achieved under the first phase to: — Scope out and design small-scale and strategic water infrastructure with a regional benefit across mainland Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) countries; — Link water infrastructure projects to traditional and innovative sources of finance; — supervise the construction of water infrastructure projects where appropriate; — Provide technical assistance to relevant organisations to improve their operation, management and planning for water infrastructure; and — Improve decision making in relation to water infrastructure through providing knowledge products and better data. The contract is anticipated to start around December 2016 and span a period of 36 months with a possible extension of up to 36 months subject to satisfactory performance, continued need and availability of funding. If circumstances require further extension and associated costs beyond the original contract duration and extension stipulated in this notice, DFID will consider doing so by means of the negotiated procedure. Indicative results that are expected through CRIDF phase 2 are: — 100 water infrastructure projects advanced through the design chain, 25 of which are brought to ‘bankability’ within the programme lifetime — 2-3 million people better able to cope with the impacts of climate change (in the face of increasing likelihood and intensity of floods and drought) — 400 000 000 GBP of public or private finance influenced and/or mobilised for climate resilient planning and infrastructure.
Estimated cost excluding VAT: 29 000 000 GBP


This contract is divided into lots: no
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71356200 Technical assistance services, 45232150 Works related to water-distribution pipelines, 45232430 Water-treatment work, 65111000 Drinking-water distribution, 90600000 Cleaning and sanitation services in urban or rural areas, and related services

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.8)Additional information:

An Early Market Engagement Event will take place on the 9.9.2016 from 10:30 to 13:00 South Africa time / 9:30 to 12:00 UK time. This will provide further information to the market on DFID's expectations and requirements for the next phase of CRIDF. Please contact Ali Stevenson, Alistair- Stevenson@dfid.gov.uk for further details and to be forwarded the event invitation.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: