DFID Mozambiques Land Action Programme – Local Level Challenge Fund

DFID Mozambiques Land Action Programme – Local Level Challenge Fund

The overall objectives of the MOLA programme are: Make existing land data and transactions publicly available for different purposes: land administration, planning of land and resource use and allocation, rights protection.

United Kingdom-Glasgow: Foreign economic-aid-related services

2015/S 091-163793

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
For the attention of: Laura Moffat
Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1355843283
E-mail: laura-moffat@dfid.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-international-development

Address of the buyer profile: 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:

MOLA: DFID Mozambiques Land Action Programme – Local Level Challenge Fund.

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 overall objectives of the MOLA programme are:
— Make existing land data and transactions publicly available for different purposes: land administration, planning of land and resource use and allocation, rights protection, and to eventually support local capacity for fiscal/audit and their respective collection of land taxes;
— To strategically generate local participation of local institutions and individuals in supporting and reaching consensus for the exercise of land use plans, achieving enhance tenure security and a minimum threshold of transparency over land transactions;
— Create the capacity to plan adequate processes and build a medium-term portfolio of land interventions to capture new data and rights on land for administration purposes, local planning, and to promote economic investments at local level.
The workstreams designed to achieve the above objectives include the following deliverables:
— Manage and inform — Land information management capacity of local authorities, improving public information and participation on land transactions (level 1): Designed to equip and train local authorities to manage land information and make it publicly available to better engage with local population;

— Participate and plan — Land Use Plans achieved through local consensus (level 2): The 2nd work stream will further build and train territorial planning capacity for those authorities that have demonstrated a minimum of capacities to manage and inform their public on land transactions (Level 1);

— Deliver and appropriate — Fund Land Use plans that place land at the Centre of development for local authorities (level 3): Serve with a competitive fund those eligible land administrations that have a robust portfolio of land interventions to enforce the exercise and appropriation of land rights at local level.

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:

As Defined in the Terms of Reference (ToR). Please note this requirement is not suitable for Lotting due to the inter-related nature of the workstreams to be delivered under this contract. Information is shared between the workstreams and across the geographical provinces and political institutions within a single geographical location.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 7 500 000,00 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The contract will span a period of 66 months with a possible extension of up to 24 months subject to satisfactory performance, continued need and availability of funding. If circumstances require further extension beyond the original contract duration/agreed extensions, DFID will consider doing so by means of the negotiated procedure.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 66 (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:

The contract will be governed by English Law. Prices must be quoted in GBP. All payments for the contract will be made in GBP Sterling. DFID reserves the right to annul the process and not award the contract. DFID does not normally provide advance funding but may do so for this procurement if the Service Provider/Consortium Lead can demonstrate that they do not have the capacity to pre-finance themselves. In full financial proposals we will expect to see any pre-financing costs clearly identified as a separate line.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and several liabilities.

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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the tender documentation.
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 below

1. Quality of personnel. Weighting 30

2. Methodology. Weighting 30

3. Commercial. Weighting 35

4. Value for money. Weighting 5

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:

7165

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 16.6.2015 – 14:00
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

15.6.2015 – 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

Tenders should be submitted via the DFID Portal https://supplierportal.gov.uk/selfservice/ DFID programme staff should not be contacted directly. When required, pricing must be in Sterling and payments under the contract will be made in Sterling. The contract will be governed by English Law. DFID reserves the right to annul the tendering process and not award the contract. From 1/4/2001 all UK development assistance has been fully untied which allows suppliers from anywhere in the world to bid for DFID contracts. Where circumstances require further extensions beyond the original contract duration/agreed extensions DFID will consider doing so by means of the Negotiated procedure where necessary conditions are met. If required, the initial contract of up to 66 months might be extended for a further 24 months subject to satisfactory performance of the supplier, on going programme needs and availability of funding.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Michael Ross
Abercrombie House, Eaglesham Road, East Kilbride
G75 8EA Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM

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:

7.5.2015

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