Consultancy Services Framework Ceredigion

Consultancy Services Framework Ceredigion

Ceredigion County Council, on behalf of the Cynnal y Cardi Local Action Group is creating a framework agreement to obtain Professional advice and support to assist the delivery of rural development.

United Kingdom-Aberystwyth: Evaluation consultancy services

2016/S 220-401138

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Cyngor Sir Ceredigion County Council
Canolfan Rheidol, Rhoddfa Padarn
Aberystwyth
SY23 3UE
United Kingdom
Contact person: Meleri Richards
Telephone: +44 1545570881
E-mail: Meleri.Richards@ceredigion.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKL1
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.ceredigion.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0491

I.2)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://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Ceredigion Cynnal y Cardi Consultancy Framework.

Reference number: ITT: itt_58243

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79419000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Ceredigion County Council, on behalf of the Cynnal y Cardi Local Action Group (LAG) is creating a framework agreement to obtain Professional advice and support to assist the delivery of rural development via The Cynnal y Cardi LAG which supports and implements activity based on the LEADER principles of working.

The framework contains 2 lots, and it is anticipated there will be a maximum of 8 suppliers on each lot.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2 Scoping studies

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

73200000
73000000
73210000
79419000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL1
Main site or place of performance:

Ceredigion.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Ceredigion County Council, on behalf of the Cynnal y Cardi Local Action Group (LAG) is creating a framework agreement to obtain Professional advice and support to assist the delivery of rural development activity based on the LEADER principles of working. This will be achieved through an unspecified number of contracts periodically throughout the duration of the framework. This is funded through the Welsh Government Rural Communities — Rural Development Programme 2014-2020, which is funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and the Welsh Government.

The framework covers the following elements of work:

Lot 2

Monitoring & Evaluation relating to rural development activity in Ceredigion.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: As detailed in tender / Weighting: 80
Price – Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Possible 2 x 12 month extension.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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: Rural Development Programme 2014-2020.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1 Feasibility. research, planning design and scoping

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

73000000
73200000
73210000
79419000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL1
Main site or place of performance:

Ceredigion, Wales.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Ceredigion County Council, on behalf of the Cynnal y Cardi Local Action Group (LAG) is creating a framework agreement to obtain Professional advice and support to assist the delivery of rural development activity based on the LEADER principles of working. This will be achieved through an unspecified number of contracts periodically throughout the duration of the framework. This is funded through the Welsh Government Rural Communities — Rural Development Programme 2014-2020, which is funded by the European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and the Welsh Government.

The framework covers the following elements of work:

[LOT 1]

— Feasibility work relating to rural development activity in Ceredigion.

— Research, planning and design relating to rural development activity in Ceredigion.

— Scoping studies relating to rural development activity in Ceredigion.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: As detailed in tender / Weighting: 80
Price – Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Possible 12 extension followed by a possible final 12 months extension.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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: European Agricultural Fund for Rural Development and the Welsh Government.
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:

Refer to tender documentation on eTenderwales.

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:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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 several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 8
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: 20/12/2016
Local time: 12:00
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, Welsh
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 20/12/2016
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=56172

(WA Ref:56172).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Cyngor Sir Ceredigion County Council
Canolfan Rheidol, Rhoddfa Padarn
Aberystwyth
SY23 3UE
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1545570881Internet address:http://www.ceredigion.gov.uk
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:

11/11/2016

 

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