Procurement: Job Partnerships and Promotion of MSE in Senegal

PROCUREMENT: JOB PARTNERSHIPS AND PROMOTION OF MSE IN SENEGAL

Section I: Contracting authority

Name and addresses:
Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH
Dag-Hammarskjöld-Weg 1-5
Eschborn
65760
Germany
Telephone: +49 619679-2877
E-mail: nino.miketinac@giz.de
Fax: +49 61967980
NUTS code: DE71A

Internet address:
https://www.giz.de

 

Communication:

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://ausschreibungen.giz.de/Satellite/notice/CXTRYY6YD54/documents

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://ausschreibungen.giz.de/Satellite/notice/CXTRYY6YD54

 

Type of the contracting authority:

Body governed by public law

 

Main activity:

Other activity: International Development Cooperation

 

Section II: Object

 

Title:

81244495-Job Partnerships and Promotion of MSE in Senegal

Reference number: 81244495

 

Main CPV code:

79411100

 

Type of contract:

Services

 

Short description:

The assignment will be part of the module ’Job partnerships and promotion of small and medium-sized enterprises/special initiative Jobs (SI Jobs) in Senegal’, implemented by GIZ on behalf of the German Federal Ministry of Economic Cooperation and Development (BMZ) in the framework of Senegal-German Cooperation.

The project will also be embedded in the operational framework of the Global Alliance for Trade Facilitation (‘Global Alliance’, or ‘GATF’). The Global Alliance is a public-private partnership dedicated to international trade facilitation. It is jointly led by the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the World Economic Forum (WEF) and the Center for International Private Enterprise (CIPE) — in cooperation with GIZ (GIZ Programme ‘Alliance for Trade Facilitation’). The Global Alliance’s approach, known as ‘co-creation’, is to involve the private sector as an equal partner of government, leveraging its resources and know-how in the development and implementation of reforms.

 

Information about lots: 

This contract is divided into lots: no

 

Description of the procurement:

The contractor of the assignment will be responsible for planning, implementing and monitoring a GATF trade facilitation project in Senegal. By doing so, the project will contribute to improve the conditions for trade and investment for Senegalese, African, German and European enterprises in Senegal, especially in the information and communication technology (ICT) and agro-processing sector. The project will strongly contribute to implement approaches to reduce concrete barriers to trade and investment, as well as to improve business ecosystems in selected clusters. The project will also contribute to reduce trading costs and/or time for companies active in Senegal.

Key activities include amongst others:

— conduct project scoping activities to consult with Senegalese government and the private sector to co-create a project concept supported by the findings of the TTLC study,

— develop a concept for a trade facilitation project jointly with public and private sector stakeholders,

— develop a proposal for a trade facilitation project in Senegal jointly with public and private sector stakeholder,

— coordinate the implementation of the project plan,

— collect and analyze data on project output level,

— collaborate with the GATF Secretariat in carrying out Total Transport and Logistics Cost (TTLC) studies,

— organize public-private dialogue events with stakeholders during design and implementation of projects,

— coordinate strategies and activities with the GATF secretariat,

— organize capacity building activities for government representatives,

— prepare and execute study trips,

— monitor the project progress and report to the GIZ and GATF secretariat,

— plan the evaluation of the project and provide relevant information, including lessons learned.

The contractor of this assignment will be required to provide the following personnel:

— team leader: assignment in country for 25 expert months,

— project manager: assignment in country for 25 expert months,

— short-term expert pool: total 12 expert months.

 

Award criteria:

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

 

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:

Duration in months: 25

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

Description of renewals:

GIZ may optionally commission contract amendments and/or increases based on the criteria in the tender documents to the successful bidder of this tender. For details, please see the terms of reference.

 

Information about variants:

Variants will be accepted: no

 

Information about options:

Options: yes

Description of options:

GIZ may optionally commission contract amendments and/or increases based on the criteria in the tender documents to the successful bidder of this tender. For details, please see the terms of reference.

 

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

 

Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers:

List and brief description of conditions:

1) Trading name and address, commercial register number;

2) Eligibility declaration that no grounds for exclusion in Section 123, 124 of the German Act Against Restraints of Competition (GWB) apply;

3) Eligibility declaration subcontractors if applicable;

4) Association clause if applicable.

 

Economic and financial standing:

List and brief description of selection criteria:

1) Average annual turnover for the last 3 years;

2) Number of employees as at 31,12 of the previous year.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

1) Average annual turnover for the last 3 years — at least 1 500 000 EUR;

2) Number of employees as at 31,12 of the previous year — at least 15.

 

Technical and professional ability:

List and brief description of selection criteria:

1) At least 3 reference projects in the technical field of international trade facilitation and at least 1 reference projects in the region Africa in the last 3 years;

2) The technical assessment is only based on reference projects with a minimum commission value of 200 000 EUR.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

1) At least 3 reference projects in the technical field of international trade facilitation and at least 1 reference projects in the region Africa in the last 3 years;

2) The technical assessment is only based on reference projects with a minimum commission value of 200 000 EUR.

 

Section IV: Procedure

 

Type of procedure: Open procedure

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

 

Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate: 

Date: 19/09/2019

Local time: 12:00

 

Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted: French

Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender: Tender must be valid until: 15/11/2019

 

Conditions for opening of tenders:

Date: 19/09/2019
Local time: 12:00

 

Section V: Complementary information

 

Information about recurrence:

This is a recurrent procurement: no

Information about electronic workflows:

Electronic ordering will be used

Additional information:

The communication takes place exclusively via the project area of the portal.

Bekanntmachungs-ID: CXTRYY6YD54

Review body:

Die Vergabekammern des Bundes
Villemombler Straße 76
Bonn
53123
Germany
Telephone: +49 2289499-0
E-mail: vk@bundeskartellamt.bund.de
Fax: +49 2289499-163Internet address: https://www.bundeskartellamt.de

Date of dispatch of this notice:

19/08/2019