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Women's Integrated Sexual Health (WISH) is a flagship programme that will deliver integrated Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) services in 27 countries. By December 2020, this will result in an additional 2.95 to 4.1 million family ...

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Department for International Development, Procurement
Abercrombie House, Eaglesham Road
East Kilbride
G75 8EA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Paul Graham
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKM95

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-international-development

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

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://supplierportal.dfid.gov.uk/selfservice/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://supplierportal.dfid.gov.uk/selfservice/
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
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Women's Integrated Sexual Health (WISH).

Reference number: 8011
II.1.2)Main CPV code
75211200
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Women's Integrated Sexual Health (WISH) is a flagship programme that will deliver integrated Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights (SRHR) services in 27 countries. By December 2020, this will result in an additional 2.95 to 4.1 million family planning users, contributing 20 % towards the UK commitment to Family Planning 2020 targets (FP2020).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 313 500 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one lot only
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 1
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

West Africa & Sahel

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
75211200
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM95
Main site or place of performance:

South Lanarkshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1 of the Women's Integrated Sexual Health (WISH) programme will deliver services in up to 11 countries, as follows.

Burkina Faso

Cameroon

Chad

Côte d'Ivoire

DR Congo

Mali

Mauritania

Niger

Nigeria

Senegal

Sierra Leone

The service provider will deliver services under 4 components:

Targeted service delivery in sexual and reproductive health services including procurement of commodities.

Supportive legal, financial and regulatory reform, demand creation and stigma reduction to improve the supply of and demand for SRHR services. Increasing national commitments to SRHR.

Leverage domestic financing and commitments for family planning and sexual and reproductive health services.

Changing social norms, education and influencing behaviour change, prevention of unsafe abortion, and increasing demand for other integrated sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services.

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: 115 500 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will include extension options of up to an additional 24 months.

DFID reserves the right to scale back or discontinue this programme at any point in line with the Terms and Conditions. DFID may also scale up the programme - for programme delivery in additional countries, for example - should it prove to be having a strong impact and has the potential to yield better results.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 5
Maximum number: 7
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Mandatory and discretionary exclusion, economic and financial standing, technical and professional ability, modern slavery act 2015 requirements, minimum insurance requirements, tenderers past performance, duty of care, international aid transparency initiative, acceptance of DFID terms and conditions, and DFID statement of priorities and expectations / code of conduct, as outlined in document ‘PO 8011 WISH. Standard Selection Questionnaire (SQ) Supplier Information and Instructions’

A Tenderer must meet the selection criterion in relation to reliability, namely that DFID must be satisfied that:

(i) the contracts listed by the provided by the Tenderer as part of their SSQ response have been satisfactorily performed in accordance with their respective contract terms or,

(ii) where satisfactory performance has not occurred on any one of the listed contracts, full reasoning and mitigation is provided which ensures that unsatisfactory performance will not recur in the performance of the contract to be awarded.

A Tenderer that fails to meet this selection criterion may not proceed further in this competition.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

East / Southern Africa & Asia

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
75211200
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM95
Main site or place of performance:

South Lanarkshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2 of the Women's Integrated Sexual Health (WISH) programme will deliver services in up to 16 countries, as follows.

Burundi

Ethiopia

Madagascar

Malawi

Mozambique

Rwanda

Somalia

South Sudan

Sudan

Tanzania

Uganda

Zambia

Zimbabwe

Afghanistan

Bangladesh

Pakistan

The service provider will deliver services under 4 components:

Targeted service delivery in sexual and reproductive health services including procurement of commodities.

Supportive legal, financial and regulatory reform, demand creation and stigma reduction to improve the supply of and demand for SRHR services. Increasing national commitments to SRHR.

Leverage domestic financing and commitments for family planning and sexual and reproductive health services.

Changing social norms, education and influencing behaviour change, prevention of unsafe abortion, and increasing demand for other integrated sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services.

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: 198 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will include extension options of up to an additional 24 months

DFID reserves the right to scale back or discontinue this programme at any point in line with the Terms and Conditions. DFID may also scale up the programme - for programme delivery in additional countries, for example - should it prove to be having a strong impact and has the potential to yield better results. .

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 5
Maximum number: 7
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Mandatory and discretionary exclusion, economic and financial standing, technical and professional ability, modern slavery act 2015 requirements, minimum insurance requirements, tenderers past performance, duty of care, international aid transparency initiative, acceptance of DFID terms and conditions, and DFID statement of priorities and expectations / code of conduct, as outlined in document ‘PO 8011 WISH. Standard Selection Questionnaire (SQ) Supplier Information and Instructions’

A Tenderer must meet the selection criterion in relation to reliability, namely that DFID must be satisfied that:

(i) the contracts listed by the provided by the Tenderer as part of their SSQ response have been satisfactorily performed in accordance with their respective contract terms or,

(ii) where satisfactory performance has not occurred on any one of the listed contracts, full reasoning and mitigation is provided which ensures that unsatisfactory performance will not recur in the performance of the contract to be awarded.

A Tenderer that fails to meet this selection criterion may not proceed further in this competition.

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

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:

Mandatory and discretionary exclusion, economic and financial standing, technical and professional ability, modern slavery act 2015 requirements, minimum insurance requirements, tenderers past performance, duty of care, international aid transparency initiative, acceptance of DFID terms and conditions, and DFID statement of priorities and expectations / code of conduct, as outlined in document ‘PO 8011 Women's Integrated Sexual Health (WISH) Selection Questionnaire (SQ) Supplier Information and Instructions’

A Tenderer must meet the selection criterion in relation to reliability namely that DFID must be satisfied that

(i) the contracts on the list to be provided by the Tenderer have been satisfactorily performed in accordance with their terms or,

(ii) where that has not occurred, the reason or reasons why that has not occurred in relation to any such contract, will not recur in the performance of the contract to be awarded.

A Tenderer that fails to meet this selection criterion will not proceed further in this competition.

The contract will be governed by English Law. Prices are not required at the initial selection stage (SSQ), however, when required, prices must be quoted in GBP. All payments for the contract will be made in GBP Sterling. DFID reserves the right to annul the process at any point and not award the contract.

Legal form to be taken by the grouping of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded - Joint and several liabilities. DFID reserves the right to require joint ventures to form a single legal entity.

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:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted 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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 130-233715
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 22/09/2017
Local time: 14:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 06/10/2017
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
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

The Authority expressly reserves the right

(i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; and

(ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition; and in no circumstances will the Authority be liable for any costs incurred by the candidates.

Procurement documents can be accessed through the DFID Supplier portal (https://supplierportal.dfid.gov.uk/selfservice/)

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
N/A
N/A
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
N/A
N/A
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
N/A
N/A
United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
15/08/2017