Supply of Contraceptives

Supply of Contraceptives

Pre-Qualification for the Supply of Contraceptive Commodities (for DFID).

UK-London: Contraceptives

2013/S 007-007674

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Charles Kendall and Partners Limited
7 Albert Court, Prince Consort Road
SW7 2BJ London
Fax: +44 2075914942

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: Procurement Agent
I.3)Main activity

General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Department for International Development, DFID
Abercrombie House, Eaglesham Road
G75 8EA Glasgow

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Pre-Qualification for the supply of Contraceptive Commodities
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

NUTS code
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)

Contraceptives. TENDER NOTICE
1. The Department for International Development, DFID, is providing support to the Government of Kenya’s (GOK) efforts, towards attaining the country’s development goals. DFID’s investments in health are primarily targeted at strengthening health systems, preventing malaria and HIV, and improving reproductive health.
2. DFID is implementing a new family planning programme (from 2013-2017) aimed at increasing family planning uptake in Kenya. The outcome of the programme will be an increased contraceptive prevalence rate. The impact will be to reduce maternal and new-born deaths. The goal of the programme is to increase uptake of Family Planning service with specific emphasis on reaching rural women and to increase the proportion of young adolescent girls served (age 16-19 years).
3. Charles Kendall & Partners (CKP) are the Procurement Agent acting for and on behalf of British Government (DFID) and now invite Tenderers who wish to Express an Interest for the supply of Family Planning Commodities, Implants and Condoms, to contact CKP as per the below details.
4. Supplier(s) will be selected under a Restricted Tendering Procedure the evaluation procedures for which are described in the Request for Expressions of Interest (REOI) document.
5. Expressions of Interest (EOI) must be submitted to the address below at or before 8.2.2013 at 16:00 hours UK time.
6. A complete set of REOI documents may be obtained by email from the following address:
Charles Kendall & Partners Limited
Attention: David Gulley
7 Albert Court, Prince Consort Road
London SW7 2BJ
United Kingdom
Fax: +44 2075914942

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


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

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:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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
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 stated in the Request for Expressions of Interest documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As stated in the Request for Expressions of Interest documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of 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

Envisaged minimum number 3: and maximum number 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As stated in the Request for Expressions of Interest documents.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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:

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

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

8.2.2013 – 16:00
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

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

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

To view this notice, please click here:

GO Reference: GO-201318-PRO-4500113.

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:8.1.2013