Tender

Framework Agreement Consultancies Private Sector Development in Norway

Funded by Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation - NORAD
Location Norway
Status
Deadline
Proposal due on 21 Jan 2013

 
Short description of the contract or purchase(s)Norad wish to announce an invitation to tender on a frame agreement within the area of Private Sector Development. The tender is divided in 5 areas: (whereas one company can make an offer on 1 or more of the areas, but a maximum of 5 areas).1. Trade2. Micro finance and Entrepreneurship3. Standard Terms and conditions for businesses and Public Private Partnership4. Anti-Corruption and Political Economy5. Business Administration
 

 

NO-Oslo: miscellaneous business-related services

2012/S 236-389153

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Norad (Direktoratet for utviklingssamarbeid)
Ruseløkkvn. 26, Pb 8034
Contact point(s): Avdeling for Økonomisk utvikling, likestilling og styresett.
For the attention of: Julia Berge
0030 Oslo
NORWAY
Telephone: +47 23980000
E-mail: julia.berge@norad.no
Fax: +47 23980099

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.norad.no

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.doffin.no//search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA9703

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 Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Frame agreement consultancies Private Sector Development.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Oslo.
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS) The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 5

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 2
Justification for a framework agreement, the duration of which exceeds four years: A total of 4 years including 2 times 1 year call option.
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s) Norad wish to announce an invitation to tender on a frame agreement within the area of Private Sector Development. The tender is divided in 5 areas: (whereas one company can make an offer on 1 or more of the areas, but a maximum of 5 areas).
1. Trade
2. Micro finance and Entrepreneurship
3. Standard Terms and conditions for businesses and Public Private Partnership
4. Anti-Corruption and Political Economy
5. Business Administration

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Doffin Web Site at http://www.english.doffin.no/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=274908.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79990000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) II.1.8)Lots This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract II.2.1)Total quantity or scope: II.2.2)Information about options Options: yes
Description of these options: 2 year contract with a possible 2 times 1 year option. A total of 4 years maximum.
II.2.3)Information about renewals This contract is subject to renewal: yes
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Trade 1)Short description Trade.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

98511000

3)Quantity or scope 2-3 000 000 NOK excl. VAT. over 4 years.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion 5)Additional information about lots Lot No: 2 Lot title: Micro Finance, Business Development and Entreprenurship 1)Short description Micro Finance.
Business Development.
Entreprenurship.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79411100, 66171000

3)Quantity or scope 2-3 000 000 NOK excl. VAT. over 4 years.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion 5)Additional information about lots Lot No: 3 Lot title: Standard Terms and conditions for businesses and Public Private Partnership (PPP) 1)Short description Standard Terms and conditions for businesses and Public Private Partnership (PPP).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79411100

3)Quantity or scope 2-3 000 000 NOK excl. VAT. over 4 years.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion 5)Additional information about lots Lot No: 4 Lot title: Anti Corruption and Political Economy Analysis 1)Short description Anti Corruption and Political Economy Analysis.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71241000

3)Quantity or scope 4-5 000 000 NOK excl. VAT. over 4 years.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion 5)Additional information about lots Lot No: 5 Lot title: Business Administration 1)Short description Business Administration.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79210000

3)Quantity or scope 2-3 000 000 NOK excl. VAT. over 4 years.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion 5)Additional information about lots

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: See invitation to tender.
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 The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) Company registration certificate.
(2) Value added tax certificate (National requirement).
(3) Company tax certificate (National requirement).
(4) Self-declaration in compliance with Appendix 2 (HSE) of the Norwegian procurement regulations (National requirement).
(5) Other documentation required (please state below).
Good Conduct (appendix 2).
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) Other documentation required (please state below).
Credit rating.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Minimum credit rating «A».
III.2.3)Technical capacity Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(1) A list of the principal deliveries effected, or main services provided, by the company, in the past three years, with the values, dates and recipients (for supply and service contracts).
(2) Other documentation required (please state below).

Knowledge of working in risk areas (see www.landsider.no). Appendix 3.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See Appendix 3.
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 Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure IV.1.1)Type of procedure Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate 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: 1201589
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 21.1.2013 - 12:00
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 Danish. Swedish.
Other: Norwegian.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence VI.2)Information about European Union funds VI.3)Additional information (NT Ref:275255).
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:5.12.2012

 

 

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