Tender for Survey of Attitudes to the Environment

Tender for Survey of Attitudes to the Environment

To obtain information to assess the public’s awareness, attitudes and behaviours in relation to the core policy remit of Defra.

United Kingdom-London: Research and development services and related consultancy services

2020/S 100-243253

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Defra Network eTendering Portal
Postal address: 17 Nobel House
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI
Postal code: SW1P 3JR
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Mark.Chamberlain@defra.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2072385921
Internet address(es):Main address: www.defra.bravosolution.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.defra.bravosolution.co.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Defra
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: enquires@environmentagency.gov.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: www.defra.bravosolution.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.defra.bravosolution.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.defra.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.defra.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

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

Environment

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Survey of Attitudes to the Environment

Reference number: 28866

II.1.2)Main CPV code

73000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

1.1) The authority is looking for suppliers for the Survey on Attitudes to the environment project which seeks to obtain information to assess the public’s awareness, attitudes and behaviours in relation to the core policy remit of Defra through use of a large scale tracker survey.

1.2) It is proposed that a procurement is conducted via an open procedure in accordance with the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (PCRs) to develop a contract for an annual survey to commence in September 2020 and to conclude in August 2021 (Wave 1), with the option to extend the contract to deliver a second annual survey commencing in January 2022 to conclude in August 2022 (Wave 2).

1.3) The authority is using Bravo for this procurement which means the ITT and the forms for submitting a tender are only available in electronic form. It can be accessed via your web browser at http://defra.bravosolution.co.uk

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

1.1) The authority is looking for suppliers for the Survey on Attitudes to the Environment project which seeks to obtain information to assess the public’s awareness, attitudes and behaviours in relation to the core policy remit of Defra through use of a large scale tracker survey.

1.2) It is proposed that a procurement is conducted via an open procedure in accordance with the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (PCRs) to develop a contract for an annual survey to commence in September 2020 and to conclude in August 2021 (Wave 1), with the option to extend the contract to deliver a second annual survey commencing in January 2022 to conclude in August 2022 (Wave 2).

1.3) The authority is using Bravo for this procurement which means the ITT and the forms for submitting a Tender are only available in electronic form. It can be accessed via your web browser at http://defra.bravosolution.co.uk

1.4) Tenderers are required to submit their tender in accordance with the instructions set out in Bravo and the ITT.

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

Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/09/2020
End: 31/08/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend initial annual contract for a second year.

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

‘Please note that Defra procurement uses an eTendering system for procurement activities. This is currently provided by Bravo Solutions. To access appropriate tendering and contractual documents, please access the eTendering portal at https://defra.bravosolution.co.uk’, ensuring that your registration includes ‘Defra’. If you have any problems with this system, please contact Bravo on their

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:

Conditions as stated in procurement documents.

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:

Conditions as stated in contract documents.

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
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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 123-300386

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 26/06/2020
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

Tender must be valid until: 30/10/2020

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 30/06/2020
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

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

‘Please note that Defra procurement uses an eTendering system for procurement activities. This is currently provided by Bravo Solutions. To access appropriate tendering and contractual documents, please access the eTendering portal at https://defra.bravosolution.co.uk’, ensuring that your registration includes ‘Defra’. If you have any problems with this system, please contact Bravo on their

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Defra
Postal address: Noble House
Town: London
Country: United KingdomInternet address: www.defra.bravosolution.co.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:

20/05/2020