Interview Services University of Cambridge

Interview Services University of Cambridge

The University is intending to award 4 separate contracts one each in Belarus, Hungary, Russia and Ukraine.

UK-Cambridge: public-opinion polling services

2012/S 123-203568

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of The University of Cambridge
Procurement Services, Greenwich House, 1st Floor South, Madingley Rise, Madingley Road
Contact point(s): Procurement Services
CB3 0TX Cambridge
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: purchasing.intend@admin.cam.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofcambridge

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: Higher education/research
I.3)Main activity

Education
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Provision of interview services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 10: Market research and public opinion polling services
NUTS code UKH1

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The University is intending to award 4 separate contracts one each in Belarus, Hungary, Russia and Ukraine. Each contract is to cover the provision of interview services in the country in support of the University’s study into the impact of economic policies on public health.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79320000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one lot only
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Suppliers are invited to tender for the provision of interview services to support the University’s study into the impact of economic policies on public health in Belarus, Hungary, Russia and Ukraine as they emerged from the USSR. The successful suppliers will be required to carry out up to 25 000 high quality face to face interviews with respondents in their own homes. Each country will be covered by a single contact (Lot) and it is envisaged that the successful supplier for each country will be resident in that country. In view of the complexity and size of these studies, the University requires that suppliers are experienced in conducting high quality, complex, face to face to interviews in large numbers.
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: UCAM 043/12 – provision of interview services in Belarus

1)Short description

The University is intending to award one contract in Belarus to cover the provision of interview services in the country in support of the University’s study into the impact of economic policies on public health.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79320000

3)Quantity or scope

Suppliers are invited to tender for the provision of interview services to support the University’s study into the impact of economic policies on public health in Belarus as it emerged from the USSR. The successful suppliers will be required to carry out up to 16 000 high quality face to face interviews with respondents in their own homes. It is envisaged that the successful supplier will be resident in Belarus. In view of the complexity and size of these studies, the University requires that suppliers are experienced in conducting high quality, complex, face to face to interviews in large numbers.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: UCAM 044/12 – provision of interview services in Hungary

1)Short description

The University is intending to award one contract in Hungary to cover the provision of interview services in the country in support of the University’s study into the impact of economic policies on public health.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79320000

3)Quantity or scope

Suppliers are invited to tender for the provision of interview services to support the University’s study into the impact of economic policies on public health in Hungary as it emerged from the USSR. The successful suppliers will be required to carry out up to 24,000 high quality face to face interviews with respondents in their own homes. It is envisaged that the successful supplier will be resident in Hungary. In view of the complexity and size of these studies, the University requires that suppliers are experienced in conducting high quality, complex, face to face to interviews in large numbers.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: UCAM 045/12 – provision of interview services in Russia

1)Short description

The University is intending to award one contract in Russia to cover the provision of interview services in the country in support of the University’s study into the impact of economic policies on public health.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79320000

3)Quantity or scope

Suppliers are invited to tender for the provision of interview services to support the University’s study into the impact of economic policies on public health in Russia as it emerged from the USSR. The successful suppliers will be required to carry out up to 24,000 high quality face to face interviews with respondents in their own homes. It is envisaged that the successful supplier will be resident in Russia. In view of the complexity and size of these studies, the University requires that suppliers are experienced in conducting high quality, complex, face to face to interviews in large numbers.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: UCAM 046/12 – provision of interview services in Ukraine

1)Short description

The University is intending to award one contract in Ukraine to cover the provision of interview services in the country in support of the University’s study into the impact of economic policies on public health.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79320000

3)Quantity or scope

Suppliers are invited to tender for the provision of interview services to support the University’s study into the impact of economic policies on public health in Ukraine as it emerged from the USSR. The successful suppliers will be required to carry out up to tens of thousands of high quality face to face interviews with respondents in their own homes. It is envisaged that the successful supplier will be resident in Ukraine. In view of the complexity and size of these studies, the University requires that suppliers are experienced in conducting high quality, complex, face to face to interviews in large numbers.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 18 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

This Lot will not start at the same time as the others but will follow a few weeks later. The tender documentation is being developed and will be available in due course.

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:
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:

UCAM 043/12, UCAM 044/12, UCAM 045/12, UCAM O46/12
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: 27.7.2012 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

6.8.2012 – 12:00
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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Date: 6.8.2012 – 12:30
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: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Privatisation and mortality in post-communism: a multi-level indirect demographic analysis.
Grant agreement: 269036.
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:

27.6.2012