Contract notice

Information

Published

Date of dispatch of this notice: 26/01/2022

Expire date: 08/03/2022

External Reference: 2022-215682

TED Reference: 2022/S 021-052484

Contract notice

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Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)

Name and addresses

Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine
N/A
Agriculture House
Dublin 2
Kildare Street
IE
Contact person: Ross McCarthy
Telephone: +353 14851280
NUTS code:  IE -  IRELAND
Internet address(es):
I.2)

Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)

Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:  
http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=206144&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE
Additional information can be obtained from
the abovementioned address:  
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted
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

Other activity:  Agriculture

Section II: Object

II.1)

Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)

Title

RFT for the Provision of Programme Management Support Services for the delivery of cooperation projects as part of the CAP Strategic Plan
Reference number:  DAFMCOPT20220126
II.1.2)

Main CPV code

90712400  -  Natural resources management or conservation strategy planning services
II.1.3)

Type of contract

Services
II.1.4)

Short description

This is a multi-party framework for the delivery of programme management support services for the delivery of cooperation projects as part of the CAP Strategic Plan.
II.1.5)

Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 30000000.00  EUR
II.1.6)

Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for  maximum number of lots: 3
II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title

Burren
Lot No:  1
II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)

79400000  -  Business and management consultancy and related services
80000000  -  Education and training services
80500000  -  Training services
80510000  -  Specialist training services
80531200  -  Technical training services
80540000  -  Environmental training services
90700000  -  Environmental services
90710000  -  Environmental management
90712000  -  Environmental planning
II.2.3)

Place of performance

NUTS code:  IE -  IRELAND
Main site or place of performance:  
Burren Region
II.2.4)

Description of the procurement

Refer to tender documents
II.2.5)

Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 72
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:  
1 renewal of up to 12 months
II.2.10)

Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)

Information about options

Options: no
II.2.13)

Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: Common Agricultural Plan
II.2.14)

Additional information

See tender documents
II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title

Donegal
Lot No:  2
II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)

79400000  -  Business and management consultancy and related services
80000000  -  Education and training services
80500000  -  Training services
80510000  -  Specialist training services
80531200  -  Technical training services
80540000  -  Environmental training services
90700000  -  Environmental services
90710000  -  Environmental management
90712000  -  Environmental planning
II.2.3)

Place of performance

NUTS code:  IE -  IRELAND
Main site or place of performance:  
Donegal
II.2.4)

Description of the procurement

See tender documents
II.2.5)

Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 72
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:  
One extension of 12 months
II.2.10)

Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)

Information about options

Options: no
II.2.13)

Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: CAP strategic plan
II.2.14)

Additional information

See tender documents
II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title

East/ South East
Lot No:  3
II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)

79400000  -  Business and management consultancy and related services
80000000  -  Education and training services
80500000  -  Training services
80510000  -  Specialist training services
80531200  -  Technical training services
80540000  -  Environmental training services
90700000  -  Environmental services
90710000  -  Environmental management
90712000  -  Environmental planning
II.2.3)

Place of performance

NUTS code:  IE -  IRELAND
Main site or place of performance:  
East & South East
II.2.4)

Description of the procurement

See tender documents
II.2.5)

Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 72
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:  
One period of up to 12 months
II.2.10)

Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)

Information about options

Options: no
II.2.13)

Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: Common Agricultural Policy
II.2.14)

Additional information

See tender documents
II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title

Mid West/ Southern Uplands
Lot No:  4
II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)

79400000  -  Business and management consultancy and related services
80000000  -  Education and training services
80500000  -  Training services
80510000  -  Specialist training services
80531200  -  Technical training services
80540000  -  Environmental training services
90700000  -  Environmental services
90710000  -  Environmental management
90712000  -  Environmental planning
II.2.3)

Place of performance

NUTS code:  IE -  IRELAND
Main site or place of performance:  
Mid West/ Southern Uplands
II.2.4)

Description of the procurement

See tender documents
II.2.5)

Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 72
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:  
One period of 12 months
II.2.10)

Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)

Information about options

Options: no
II.2.13)

Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: Common Agricultural Policy
II.2.14)

Additional information

Seen Tender Documents
II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title

North Connaught/ Ulster
Lot No:  5
II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)

79400000  -  Business and management consultancy and related services
80000000  -  Education and training services
80500000  -  Training services
80510000  -  Specialist training services
80531200  -  Technical training services
80540000  -  Environmental training services
90700000  -  Environmental services
90710000  -  Environmental management
90712000  -  Environmental planning
II.2.3)

Place of performance

NUTS code:  IE -  IRELAND
Main site or place of performance:  
North Connaught/ Ulster
II.2.4)

Description of the procurement

See tender documents
II.2.5)

Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 72
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:  
One period of 12 months
II.2.10)

Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)

Information about options

Options: no
II.2.13)

Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: Common Agricultural Policy
II.2.14)

Additional information

See tender documents
II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title

North West Connaught
Lot No:  6
II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)

79400000  -  Business and management consultancy and related services
80000000  -  Education and training services
80500000  -  Training services
80510000  -  Specialist training services
80531200  -  Technical training services
80540000  -  Environmental training services
90700000  -  Environmental services
90710000  -  Environmental management
90712000  -  Environmental planning
II.2.3)

Place of performance

NUTS code:  IE -  IRELAND
Main site or place of performance:  
North West Connaught
II.2.4)

Description of the procurement

See tender documents
II.2.5)

Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 72
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:  
One renewal of up to 12 months
II.2.10)

Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)

Information about options

Options: no
II.2.13)

Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: Common Agriculture Policy
II.2.14)

Additional information

See tender documents
II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title

South Mayo/ Connermara
Lot No:  7
II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)

79400000  -  Business and management consultancy and related services
80000000  -  Education and training services
80500000  -  Training services
80510000  -  Specialist training services
80531200  -  Technical training services
80540000  -  Environmental training services
90700000  -  Environmental services
90710000  -  Environmental management
90712000  -  Environmental planning
II.2.3)

Place of performance

NUTS code:  IE -  IRELAND
Main site or place of performance:  
South Mayo/ Connermara
II.2.4)

Description of the procurement

See tender documents
II.2.5)

Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 72
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:  
One renewal of up to 12 months
II.2.10)

Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)

Information about options

Options: no
II.2.13)

Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: Common Agriculture Policy
II.2.14)

Additional information

See tender documents
II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title

West Cork/ Kerry
Lot No:  8
II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)

79400000  -  Business and management consultancy and related services
80000000  -  Education and training services
80500000  -  Training services
80510000  -  Specialist training services
80531200  -  Technical training services
80540000  -  Environmental training services
90700000  -  Environmental services
90710000  -  Environmental management
90712000  -  Environmental planning
II.2.3)

Place of performance

NUTS code:  IE -  IRELAND
Main site or place of performance:  
West Cork/ Kerry
II.2.4)

Description of the procurement

See tender documents
II.2.5)

Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 72
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:  
One renewal of up to 12 months
II.2.10)

Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)

Information about options

Options: no
II.2.13)

Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project: Common Agricultural Policy
II.2.14)

Additional information

See tender documents

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:  See tender 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.2)

Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2)

Contract performance conditions

See tender documents
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

Open procedure
IV.1.3)

Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement:  8
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:  The projects require continuity as these are environmental and sustainability driven plans focused on High Nature Value landscapes. The improvements take time to measure and it takes time to recruit and roll out locally led farm led programmes like co-operation projects.
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: 2021/S 240-631565
IV.2.2)

Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date:  08/03/2022
Local time:  14:00
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

Date:  08/03/2022
Local time:  14:00
Place:  
Ireland on e-tenders using digital signature and time stamps

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)

Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement:  no
VI.3)

Additional information

See tender documents
VI.4)

Procedures for review

VI.4.1)

Review body

High Court
Four Courts
Dublin
IE

VI.4.3)

Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: 
Via High Court per details above