Dienstleistungen - 76441-2020

14/02/2020    S32    Services - Prior information notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

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

2020/S 032-076441

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
Town: East Kilbride
NUTS code: UKM95 South Lanarkshire
Postal code: G75 8EA
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: b-donnelly@dfid.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://dfid.proactisportal.com/Account/Login

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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
Other activity: International Development

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Adolescent Girls’ Education and Empowerment

Reference number: PROJ10099
II.1.2)Main CPV code
75211200 Foreign economic-aid-related services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

This is a prior information notice (PIN) only: publication and a call for competition will be conducted once the scope of work is fully defined and approved.

DFID is scoping a new programme that will empower marginalised adolescent girls with quality education and also the relevant skills to be able to access productive work when they are of age. It will break down the barriers that stop girls from reaching their potential and equip them with the confidence and ability to take control of their own lives. The ambition is to work with national governments so that the programme can go to scale. DFID will work with the most marginalised adolescent girls, including out of school girls. DFID is aiming for 5-7 fragile and conflict affected countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. It is anticipated there will be 3 key components:

(i) addressing barriers to girls’ education, including social norms;

(ii) quality education — enable girls to learn effectively, with a strong focus on numeracy and literacy, including education system reform;

(iii) support girls to build the relevant skills for productive and fulfilling work so they are well-equipped when they are of age.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 300 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80100000 Primary education services
80200000 Secondary education services
80310000 Youth education services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM95 South Lanarkshire
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This is a prior information notice (PIN) only: publication and a call for competition will be conducted once the scope of work is fully defined and approved.

Please register on the DFID Supplier Portal for this opportunity (PROJ10099) to receive all communication and updates —https://dfid.proactisportal.com/Account/Login

There will be an Early Market Engagement event held on 5.3.2020. For all information regarding times and venues please ensure to access these details within the additional information provided for PROJ10099 on the DFID Supplier Portal.

Note, there are 2 elements to registration which must not be confused with each other:

1) Suppliers must register their interest to PROJ10099 on the DFID Supplier Portal to ensure they receive all communications and updates (this is not registration to attend the event);

2) Within the profile of PROJ10099 on the portal, there are dialogues/attachments containing additional documents which contain the link to register for the EME event.

II.2.14)Additional information
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:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: