ECGB Debt Collection Services Framework

ECGB Debt Collection Services Framework

The Authority is looking for Contractors to be awarded to a multi-lot Framework as Providers of Debt Collection Services. The Framework is to be used by the Authority to help in the recovery of debt in challenging jurisdictions. 7 Lots.

United Kingdom-London: Collection agency services

2018/S 022-046202

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Export Credits Guarantee Department (UK Export Finance)
UK Export Finance, 1 Horse Guards Road
London
SW1A 2HQ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Will Medici
Telephone: +44 2072718080
E-mail: William.medici@ukexportfinance.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-export-finance

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-export-finance

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://procontract.due-north.com/Register
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Register

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

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Debt Collection Services Framework

Reference number: DN304592

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79940000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Authority is looking for Contractors to be awarded to a multi-lot Framework as Providers of Debt Collection Services. The Framework is to be used by the Authority to help in the recovery of debt in challenging jurisdictions.

In order for the Authority to ensure the Providers awarded can provide the services across the widest geographical area, the Framework is divided into seven (7) Lots that cover different regions. It is the intention of the Authority to award a single Provider to each Lot.

There is one (1) Specification of Requirements that covers all Lots and then individual Specifications that apply to each individual Lot.

Tenderers are invited to bid for one, some or all of the Lots. The Tenders for each Lot will be evaluated independently and Framework Agreements awarded under each Lot. In the event, a Tenderer is appointed as a Provider to more than one (1) Lot, a single Agreement will be entered into with that Tenderer for the Lots they have been awarded as Provider to.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 7
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

If a Tenderer is awarded as a Provider to more than one (1) Lot, the Authority will enter into a single Framework Agreement that covers all the awarded Lots for that Provider.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1 — Americas (including the Caribbean)

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79940000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

The Tenderer will be expected to carry out Debt Collection Services in the Americas (North, South and Central) and the Caribbean for this Lot of the Framework.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1 is to provide Debt Collection Services as described in the Specification of Requirements of the ITT in countries in the Americas & Caribbean Region.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2 — Asia Pacific (excluding South Asia)

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79940000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

The Tenderer will be expected to carry out Debt Collection Services in the Asia-Pacific Region for this Lot of the Framework. South Asia is excluded from the service requirement of this Lot.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2 is to provide Debt Collection Services as described in the Specification of Requirements of the ITT in countries in the Asia and Pacific Region (excluding South Asia).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3 — Emerging Europe

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79940000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

The Tenderer will be expected to carry out Debt Collection Services in the Emerging Europe Region for this Lot of the Framework.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 3 is to provide Debt Collection Services as described in the Specification of Requirements of the ITT in countries in the Emerging Europe Region.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 4 — Middle East & North Africa

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79940000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

The Tenderer will be expected to carry out Debt Collection Services in the Middle East and North Africa Region for this Lot of the Framework.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 4 is to provide Debt Collection Services as described in the Specification of Requirements of the ITT in countries in the Middle East and North Africa Region.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 5 — South Asia

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79940000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

The Tenderer will be expected to carry out Debt Collection Services in the South Asia Region for this Lot of the Framework.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 5 is to provide Debt Collection Services as described in the Specification of Requirements of the ITT in countries in the South Asia Region.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 6 — Sub-Saharan Africa

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79940000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

The Tenderer will be expected to carry out Debt Collection Services in the Sub-Saharan Africa Region for this Lot of the Framework.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 6 is to provide Debt Collection Services as described in the Specification of Requirements of the ITT in countries in the Sub-Saharan Africa Region.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 7 — West Europe

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79940000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

The Tenderer will be expected to carry out Debt Collection Services in the West Europe Region for this Lot of the Framework.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 7 is to provide Debt Collection Services as described in the Specification of Requirements of the ITT in countries in the West Europe Region.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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: no
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:

As part of the requirements, it is essential that any Tenderer holds a valid Debt Collectors Agency Certificate/Licence to operate.

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: 7
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: 07/03/2018
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

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 07/03/2018
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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Export Credits Guarantee Department (UK Export Finance)
1 Horse Guards Road
London
SW1A 2HQ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2072718080
E-mail: william.medici@ukexportfinance.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:

30/01/2018

 

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