Loan Administration Provider for Heat Programme
OFMDFM — Household Energy and Thermal Efficiency Programme (HEaT) — Loan Administration Provider.
United Kingdom-Belfast: Financial and insurance services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Office of the First Minister and Deputy First Minister
Castle Buildings, Stormont Estate
Contact point(s): email@example.com
BT4 3SR Belfast
Telephone: +44 2890523105
General address of the contracting authority: www.dfpni.gov.uk/cpd
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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 6: Financial services a) Insurances services b) Banking and investment services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Northern Ireland.
NUTS code UKN
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The scheme aims to offer competitive prices for the provision of energy services by driving value throughout the supply chain via an innovative procurement strategy.
OFMDFM wishes to establish a contract for a Loan Administrator Provider (LAP) for the Household Energy and Thermal Efficiency Programme (HEaT).
The LAP will be responsible for the management and administration of government funds which will be used to provide unsecured loans to citizens who apply (and are subsequently accepted) to undertake energy and thermal efficiency improvements to their homes under the terms of the HEaT project.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Range: between 2 000 000 and 5 000 000 GBP
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The PQQ responses will be used to ascertain the eight (8) highest scoring Candidates who will be short-listed for the next stage of the procurement and invited to Tender against the Specification. In the event that the scores are tied at 8th position (i.e. they are mathematically equal), the Client reserves the right to extend the short-list to the requisite number.
In assessing the answers to the PQQ questions, the Client will be seeking evidence of the Candidates’ suitability to successfully delivery the service, in terms of Financial Standing and Technical and Professional Ability.
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once): https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register — Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘I agree’ — Enter your correct business and user details — Note the user-name you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete — You will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender — Login to the portal with the user-name/password — Click the ‘PQQs/ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) — Click on the relevant PQQ/ITT to access the content. — Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. — This will move the PQQ/ITT into your ‘My PQQs/My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) — You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ITT Details’ box 3. Responding to the tender — Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) — You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification — Note the deadline for completion, then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the PQQ/ITT — There may be a mixture of on-line and off-line actions for you to perform (there is detailed on-line help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the on-line help, or contact the eTendering help desk.
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: