Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases in Nigeria

Control of Neglected Tropical Diseases in Nigeria

Integrated Programme Approach to Control a range of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in Nigeria.

UK-East Kilbride: Foreign economic-aid-related services

2013/S 005-005721

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Procurement
Abercrombie House, Eaglesham Road
East Kilbride
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: s-cameron@dfid.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://supplierportal.dfid.gov.uk/selfservice/

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://supplierportal.dfid.gov.uk/selfservice/

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://supplierportal.dfid.gov.uk/selfservice/

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: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Integrated Programme Approach to Control a range of Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in Nigeria.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: South Lanarkshire.
NUTS code UKM38
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The Department for International Development (DFID) has a requirement to engage the services of a Supplier to tackle Neglected Tropical Diseases (NTDs) in Northern Nigeria, through an integrated approach using mass drug administration. The contract will run for 4 years and will also include technical support to the Ministry of Health at State and Federal levels and behaviour change communication in targeted areas. The goal of the contract will be to reduce the prevalence of NTDs in Nigeria, and to establish sustainable integrated NTD programmes in targeted areas of the country. The organisation intending to lead on the contract should have an existing operational platform in Nigeria, and have sufficient organisational technical experience in implementing NTD mass drug administration programmes. The tender will allow more than one organisation to be part of a bid, as long as there is one clear lead organisation that will be responsible for the contact and accountable for all activities and results.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

75211200

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 8 500 000 and 10 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Prices must be quoted in GBP Sterling. All payments for the contract will be made in GBP Sterling. DFID reserves the right to annul the process and not to award the contract.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
6129
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
13.2.2013 – 14:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Lee Ferguson
Abercrombie House
G75 8EA Eask Kilbride
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: L-Ferguson@dfid.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:4.1.2013

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