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Services - 483776-2017

02/12/2017    S232

United Kingdom-East Kilbride: Foreign economic-aid-related services

2017/S 232-483776

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Department for International Development
Postal address: Abercrombie House, Eaglesham Road
Town: East Kilbride
NUTS code: UKM95 Not specified
Postal code: G75 8EA
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Jan Gillon
Telephone: +44 01355843292
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Third Party Money Fund Management.

Reference number: PO 8167
II.1.2)Main CPV code
75211200 Foreign economic-aid-related services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The Supplier will provide secure banking and fund distribution services to DFID and its partners. The primary funding being held in the project accounts will be non DFID funds however there will be a requirement on occasion to receive and disburse DFID funds on a ‘just in time’ basis. The currency of accounts will mostly be in the major currencies of GBP, US$ and EURO however the provider should be positioned to manage various other currencies. The Supplier will have to monitor and report activities in line with DFID requirements, which will include separate reporting for each donor's funds, verifications in relation to the opening and closing of accounts, disbursements of funds and reports in relation to all aspects of account management.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM95 Not specified
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This is a prior information notice (pin) to advertise an early market engagement only. publication and call for competition will be conducted once scope of work is fully defined and approved by the uk government.

DFID will be conducting an Early Market Engagement (EME) event on 15.12.2017 in East Kilbride. Through this EME, DFID aims to assess the interest and capability of potential Suppliers interested in this Procurement opportunity. The EME is unrestricted and open to suitably qualified Suppliers. The route to market is not yet known.

The EME process aims to promote discussion between interested parties and DFID in approaches for Fund Management. Parties interested in attending should register their interest by 13.12.2017. For full details and to find out how to register for the event please go to the DFID Supplier Portal at to login and search for the opportunity using the 4 digit reference number PO 8167. Suppliers are required to register on the DFID Supplier Portal to view all related communication. Attendees of the events must register via the following Survey Monkey link in order than we can arrange access to the event.

II.2.14)Additional information

This is a prior information notice (pin) to advertise an early market engagement only.publication and call for competition will be conducted once scope of work is fully defined and approved by the uk government.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Please note whilst the value of this procurement is estimated at 1 000 000 000 GBP over 5 years (3 year contract with option to extend for up to 2 years) the estimated value is broken down as follows:

Disbursements: 200 000 GBP p.a.

Supplier Management Fees: will be in addtion to the disbursements value p.a.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: