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Technical Assistance for Implementation of DFID Nepal's National Health Sector Programme 3.

Contract award notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Department for International Development (DFID)
Abercrombie House, Eaglesham Road
For the attention of: LS Nagarajan
G75 8EA East Kilbride
United Kingdom
E-mail:

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.dfid.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://supplierportal.dfid.gov.uk/selfservice/

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Technical Assistance for Implementation of DFID Nepal's National Health Sector Programme 3.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: South Lanarkshire.

NUTS code UKM38

II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
DFID sought to engage Supplier(s) to deliver technical assistance to support the implementation of the DFID Nepal's National Health Sector Strategy 3, 2016-2020. The overarching objective of the NHSP3 programme is to improve the health of women, children, the poor and socially excluded in Nepal, including by restoring health services in areas affected by the 2015 earthquake, and improving the quality and governance of health services nationwide. Sub-objectives are to: ii. to enhance the impact, effectiveness, accountability and value for money of DFID's financial aid to the health sector; iii. support to the MoH and DoHS to implement the National Health Sector Strategy 2015-2020 and achieve the results outlined in the NHSS Results Framework and DFID's NHSP3 logframe (Annex 4); iv. support the MoH and DUDBC to improve the policy environment and build the capacity of the MoH and DUDBC in respect to health infrastructure and undertake essential retrofitting/rehabilitation of at least 2 hospitals; v. support the Ministry of Health to strengthen the Nepal's health sector fiduciary systems; and to help ensure that that DFID's financial aid to the health sector is spent accountably, transparently, delivers good value for money and promotes procedural integrity of MoH's financial management and procurement practice. This tender (NHSP 3 Delivery) had three (3) Lots to support the implementation of this programme: 1. General Health Technical Assistance (GHTA) - will support capacity development, through embedded TA, of the Ministry of Health (MoH) and Department of Health Services. This will support implementation of the National Health Sector Strategy 2015-2020, in particular DFID focus areas. 2. Retrofitting and Health infrastructure Technical Assistance (RHITA) - will support, through embedded TA, MoH and the Department of Urban Development and Building Construction (DUDBC - the government's in-house consulting engineers who act as a Supplier to MoHP) in the design, construction procurement, and delivery of appropriate retrofitting and reconstruction solutions for at least 2 prioritized hospitals; support capacity building of the MoH/DUDBC health infrastructure; and support the MoH/DUDBC to develop and implement evidenced based policy, guidelines and regulatory frameworks. 3. Health Sector Procurement and Public Financial Management (PPFM) - will support DFID in providing procurement, financial and fiduciary risk oversight on behalf of the pooled donors. TA will not be embedded and will be delivered independently from GHTA and RHITA.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

75211200, 71356200

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 16 882 565 GBP
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Conceptual and methodological approach including proposed approach to selecting and managing TA, lesson learning and monitoring of TA and overall performance management of TA. Weighting 40
2. Quality of Personnel and Team Composition. Weighting 30
3. Commercial. Weighting 20
4. Value for Money. Weighting 10
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
7636
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2016/S 140-253816 of 22.7.2016

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 1 Lot title: Lots 1 and 2: Technical Assistance for Implementation of DFID Nepal's National Health Sector Programme 3
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
10.3.2017
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 5
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Options Consultancy Services Limited
20-23 Greville Street
EC1N 8SS London
United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 02074301900
Internet address: www.options.co.uk

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 20 000 000 GBP
Excluding VAT
Total final value of the contract:
Value: 15 062 312 GBP
Excluding VAT
If annual or monthly value:
Number of months: 46
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no
Contract No: 2 Lot title: Lot 3: Technical Assistance for Implementation of DFID Nepal's National Health Sector Programme 3
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
10.3.2017
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 3
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Crown Agents Ltd
St Nicholas House, St Nicholas Road, Surrey
SM1 1EL Sutton
United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 02086433311
Internet address: crownagents.co.uk

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 2 000 000 GBP
Excluding VAT
Total final value of the contract:
Value: 1 820 253 GBP
Excluding VAT
If annual or monthly value:
Number of months: 46
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

DFID
Abercombie House, Eaglesham Road
G75 8EA East Kilbride
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1355843643

VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
16.3.2017