Tender for Northern Ireland Victim and Witness Survey

Tender for Northern Ireland Victim and Witness Survey

The Department of Justice requires a contractor to run the NIVAWS during the years 2019/20, 2022/23 and 2025/2026.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Market research services

2019/S 151-372702

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Department of Justice
C/o CPD 303 Airport Road West
Belfast
BT3 9ED
United Kingdom
E-mail: justice.cpd@finance-ni.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.1)Name and addresses

Department of Justice NI
Block B, Castle Buildings
Belfast
BT4 3SG
United Kingdom
E-mail: justice.cpd@finance-ni.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves 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://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

DoJ — Northern Ireland Victim and Witness Survey (NIVAWS)

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79310000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Department of Justice (DoJ) requires a contractor to run the NIVAWS during the years 2019/20, 2022/23 and 2025/2026. Given, however, the uncertainty that prevails regarding the future budgetary position, it is only possible at this stage to guarantee that the 2019/20 survey will take place. While it is fully expected that the additional sweeps for 2022/23 and 2025/26 will also be undertaken, the DoJ will not be in a position to confirm these latter surveys until closer to their due dates.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 196 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79342310
79300000
79342311

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Department of Justice (DoJ) requires a Contractor to run the NIVAWS during the years 2019/20, 2022/23 and 2025/2026. Given, however, the uncertainty that prevails regarding the future budgetary position, it is only possible at this stage to guarantee that the 2019/20 survey will take place. While it is fully expected that the additional sweeps for 2022/23 and 2025/26 will also be undertaken, the DoJ will not be in a position to confirm these latter surveys until closer to their due dates.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Qualitative criteria / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 196 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 84
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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

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:

The successful contractor’s performance on this contract will be managed as per the specification and regularly monitored (see Procurement Guidance Note 01/12 — Contract Management — Procedures and Principles). The contract is subject to contract monitoring against key deliverables.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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
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: 09/09/2019
Local time: 15:00
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

Tender must be valid until: 08/12/2019

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 09/09/2019
Local time: 15:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The UK does not currently have any such bodies with responsibilities for appeal/mediation procedures
Belfast
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

The UK does not currently have any such bodies with responsibilities for appeal/mediation procedures
Belfast
United Kingdom

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

CPD will comply with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and, where appropriate, will incorporate a standstill period (i.e. a minimum of 10 calendar days) at the point information on the award of contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

05/08/2019

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