Miscellaneous services

Country: Tajikistan
Language: EN
Customer: Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) Swiss Cooperation Office Dushanbe
Number: 3605812
Publication date: 09-08-2017
Source: TED
Tags: Urban planning

Description

  1. Section I
    1. Name and addresses
      Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) Swiss Cooperation Office Dushanbe
      3, Tolstoy Street
      Dushanbe
      734003
      Tajikistan
      E-mail: burgi.roos@eda.admin.ch
      NUTS code: CH0
    2. Joint procurement
    3. Communication
      Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at
      http://www.simap.ch/shabforms/servlet/Search?NOTICE_NR=979781
      Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
      Please Do Not Open Federal Department of Foreign Affairs FDFA Swiss Cooperation Office SDC and Consular Agency
      Tolstoy Street 3
      Dushanbe
      734003
      Tajikistan
      Contact person: 734003
      E-mail: burgi.roos@eda.admin.ch
      NUTS code: CH0
      Internet address(es):
      Main address: https://www.simap.ch
    4. Type of the contracting authority:
      Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
    5. Main activity:
      General public services
  2. Section II
    1. Scope of the procurement:
      1. Title:

        ‘Tajikistan, Backstopping for Projects with a focus on Water and Sanitation — implemented by the Swiss Cooperation in Tajikistan’ for the period 1.2.2018 to 31.1.2022.


      2. Main CPV code:
        98300000
      3. Type of contract:
        Services
      4. Short description:

        The objective of the mandate is to provide technical assistance: give strategic advice at project implementation and national policy levels, support the quality assurance of the technical components of the projects, facilitate the peer learning among SCO staff, Program Officers in Berne and the staff of implementing partners. The following outcomes are to be expected: Capacities of the SCO Program staff, Program Officers in Berne and the staff of implementing partners are strengthened through provision of learning and exchange sessions on IWRM, urban and rural water supply and sanitation and corporate development of public utilities. The technical quality of Swiss-funded projects is assured through targeted quality assessments of project documents and of project implementation in the field. Partner organisations and key stakeholders are trained on and apply cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analysis in the elaboration and implementation of the projects.


      5. Estimated total value:

      6. Information about lots:
        This contract is divided into lots: no
    2. Description
      1. Title:
      2. Additional CPV code(s):

      3. Place of performance:
        NUTS code: CH0
        Main site or place of performance:

        The planning and execution of the mandate is the responsibility of the Backstopper. The assignment will be executed abroad and in Tajikistan. In Tajikistan, approximately 3 field missions per year are foreseen to Dushanbe and the projects" sites in Rasht Valley, Khatlon Oblast, GBAO and Sugd Region as well as remote support from abroad via E-Mail, phone and skype. In case of urgent needs, additional missions might be accordingly planned.


      4. Description of the procurement:

        The objective of the mandate is to provide technical assistance: give strategic advice at project implementation and national policy levels, support the quality assurance of the technical components of the projects, facilitate the peer learning among SCO staff, Program Officers in Berne and the staff of implementing partners. The following outcomes are to be expected: Capacities of the SCO Program staff, Program Officers in Berne and the staff of implementing partners are strengthened through provision of learning and exchange sessions on IWRM, urban and rural water supply and sanitation and corporate development of public utilities. The technical quality of Swiss-funded projects is assured through targeted quality assessments of project documents and of project implementation in the field. Partner organisations and key stakeholders are trained on and apply cost-effectiveness and cost-benefit analysis in the elaboration and implementation of the projects.


      5. Award criteria:
        Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
      6. Estimated value:

      7. Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:

        Start: 2018-02-01
        End: 2022-01-31
        This contract is subject to renewal: no
      8. Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited:
      9. Information about variants:
        Variants will be accepted: yes
      10. Information about options:
        Options: yesDescription of options:

        Main Mandate: 1.02.2018 to 31.1.2020

        Additional/Optional Services: 1.2.2020 to 31.1.2022.


      11. Information about electronic catalogues:

      12. Information about European Union funds:
        The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
      13. Additional information:
  3. Section III
    1. Conditions for participation:
      1. Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers:
      2. Economic and financial standing:
        Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
      3. Technical and professional ability:
        Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
      4. Information about reserved contracts:
    2. Conditions related to the contract:
      1. Information about a particular profession:
      2. Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract:
  4. Section IV
  5. Description:
    1. Type of procedure:
      Open procedure
    2. Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system:
    3. Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue:
    4. Information about negotiation:
    5. Information about electronic auction:
    6. Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA):
      The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
  6. Administrative information:
    1. Previous publication concerning this procedure:
    2. Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate:
      Date: 2017-10-20
    3. Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates:
    4. Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
      EN
    5. Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender:
      (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
    6. Conditions for opening of tenders:
      Date: 2017-10-27
      Local time: 23:59
      Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

      The bids are not opened publicly.

      In accordance with PPO Art. 8 para. 1d, the contracting authority safeguards the confidential character of all information provided by the bidder. The information to be published after the award of the mandate and the information to be disclosed in the framework of the PPA Art. 23 para. 2 and 3 remain subject to reservation.


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

    The bids are not opened publicly.

    In accordance with PPO Art. 8 para. 1d, the contracting authority safeguards the confidential character of all information provided by the bidder. The information to be published after the award of the mandate and the information to be disclosed in the framework of the PPA Art. 23 para. 2 and 3 remain subject to reservation.


  4. Procedures for review
    1. Review body
      Bundesverwaltungsgericht
      Postfach
      St Gallen
      9023
      Switzerland
      Contact person: 9023
    2. Body responsible for mediation procedures

    3. Review procedure
    4. Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

  5. Date of dispatch of this notice
    2017-08-08