Rural Water & Sanitation Support Programme (RWSSP) Goal: The RWSSP contributes to increased access of Kosovo's population to proper water supply and sanitation and to a sustainable country-wide water & sanitation services management.


3784522 SIMAP - 15.08.2013
Grund: Öffentliches Beschaffungswesen (Ausschreibung - Quelle: SIMAP)
- Verfahrensart:  Offenes Verfahren
- Auftragsart:  Dienstleistungsauftrag
- Dem WTO-Abkommen unterstellt:  Nein

1. Auftraggeber
1.1 Offizieller Name und Adresse des Auftraggebers
Bedarfsstelle/Vergabestelle
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
Beschaffungsstelle/Organisator
Swiss Cooperation Office Kosovo
Ardiana Efendija Zhuri, National Programme Officer
Rexhep Mala street 6
10060 Pristina
XK
Telefon:
Fax: +381 38 248 096
E-Mail: ardiana.efendija-zhuri@eda.admin.ch
URL: www.swisscooperation-kosovo.ch
1.2 Angebote sind an folgende Adresse zu schicken
PLEASE DO NOT OPEN
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
Swiss Cooperation Office Kosovo
Ardiana Efendija Zhuri, National Programme Officer
Rexhep Mala street 6
10060 Pristina
XK
Telefon:
Fax: +381 38 248 096
E-Mail: ardiana.efendija-zhuri@eda.admin.ch
1.3 Gewünschter Termin für schriftliche Fragen
29.08.2013
Bemerkungen: No information is given by telephone. Any question can be made by 29.08.2013 anonymously in the forum space at www.simap.ch. Questions submitted late cannot be answered. Answers will be published on www.simap.ch by 09.09.2013. Bidders are themselves responsible for downloading the answers from SIMAP and for taking them into consideration in the preparation of the bids.
1.4 Frist für die Einreichung des Angebotes
Datum: 24.09.2013
Formvorschriften: The "Technical Proposal" and "Financial Proposal" are submitted in one envelope and contain
a) one original signed hard copy of the Technical Proposal labelled "Original"
b) four signed copies of the Technical Proposal labelled, "Signed Copy"
c) one original signed hard copy of the Financial Proposal labelled "Original"
d) four signed copies of the Financial Proposal labelled "Signed Copy"
e) four data storage device (e.g. CD, DVD) of all Technical Proposal and all Financial Proposal Documents.
1.5 Art des Auftraggebers
Bund (Zentrale Bundesverwaltung)
1.6 Verfahrensart
Offenes Verfahren
1.7 Auftragsart
Dienstleistungsauftrag
1.8 Gemäss GATT/WTO-Abkommen, resp. Staatsvertrag
Nein

2. Beschaffungsobjekt
2.1 Art des Dienstleistungsauftrages
Andere Dienstleistungen
Dienstleistungskategorie CPC: [27] Sonstige Dienstleistungen
2.2 Projekttitel (Kurzbeschrieb) der Beschaffung
Rural Water & Sanitation Support Programme (RWSSP) Goal: The RWSSP contributes to increased access of Kosovo's population to proper water supply and sanitation and to a sustainable country-wide water & sanitation services management.
2.3 Aktenzeichen / Projektnummer
7F-04384.05
2.4 Gemeinschaftsvokabular
CPV: 98300000 - Diverse Dienstleistungen
2.5 Detaillierter Aufgabenbeschrieb
The mandate consists in assuring timely completion of all interventions required to deliver the programme's outputs and to achieve the programme's outcomes, as described in the ProDoc.
As stated in chapter 3.5 of a tender document, a contribution of CHF 8.75 million by the GoK is expected, but this contribution was not committed yet formally at the date of tendering. For this reason, the tender is divided in basic services and optional services. The bidder is obliged to submit an offer for both services. SDC as a contracting authority reserves the right to purchase the services described as options in full, only in part, or not at all.

The mandate's main tasks include:

(a) Basic services, corresponding to the implementation of the programme budget of CHF 13.9 million (SDC contribution)

-Designing and implementing interventions for delivering the programme's outputs, with the exception of output 3.2, and achieving its outcomes according to the intervention strategy detailed in chapter 4.3 of the ProDoc.
-Ensuring the shift towards a stronger use of country systems as detailed in chapter 4. 2 of the ProDoc.
-Ensuring the adequate integration of SDC's transversal themes (Gender and Govern-ance) in all interventions, as detailed in the ProDoc, chapter 4.4.
-Ensuring adequate coordination with all programme partners as listed in chapter 4.5 of the ProDoc.
-Ensuring the programme management, supporting programme steering, and collaborat-ing with the backstopping agency as detailed in chapter 5.2 of the ProDoc.
-Ensuring risk management as detailed in chapter 7 of the ProDoc.
-Ensuring operational planning, reporting, and monitoring according to SDC project cycle management procedures and as detailed in chapter 8 of the ProDoc.
-Ensuring continuity of implementation approaches and cooperation with partners from Phase IV to the new Phase V.

(b) Optional services, corresponding to the implementation of the programme budget of additional CHF 8.75 million (GoK contribution)

-Designing and implementing interventions for delivering the programme's outputs 1.1 1.2, 1.3, 2.3 and 2.4; and achieving the related outcomes according to the intervention strategy detailed in chapter 4.3 of the ProDoc.
-Ensuring the shift towards a stronger use of country systems as detailed in chapter 4. 2 of the ProDoc.
-Ensuring the adequate integration of SDC's transversal themes (Gender and Govern-ance) in all interventions, as detailed in the ProDoc, chapter 4.4.
-Ensuring adequate coordination with all programme partners as listed in chapter 4.5 of the ProDoc.
-Ensuring the programme management, supporting programme steering, and collaborat-ing with the backstopping agency as detailed in chapter 5.2 of the ProDoc.
-Ensuring risk management as detailed in chapter 7 of the ProDoc.
-Ensuring operational planning, reporting, and monitoring according to SDC project cycle management procedures and as detailed in chapter 8 of the ProDoc.
-Ensuring continuity of implementation approaches and cooperation with partners from Phase IV to the new Phase V.

Profile of the bidding organisation
Set-up

The bidding organization, a single organisation or a consortium of several organisations, will set-up a Project Implementation Unit (PIU) in Kosovo. The PIU will be composed of the following permanent staff:
- Team leader
- Deputy team leader
- Experts
- Support staff
The PIU staff may be supported by
- Headquarter staff of the bidding organisation(s) for management and technical issues
- Short term consultants.
Headquarter staff and/or short-term consultants may be included in the project set-up, or may not if the PIU staff can provide all needed expertise
The detailed definition of the composition of the team, the task description of the team members and the concept for the deployment of headquarter staff and/or short-term consultants are part of the content of the bid.

Experience of the bidding organization

The bidding organisation is required to have experience with similar projects/programmes in the region.
Following experiences of the bidding organisation are required:
- Management of investment projects for rural water supply (piped water supply) as well as sewage collection and treatment systems
- Capacity development and institutional strengthening of large water supply and sanitation operators
- Experience in Kosovo and thorough knowledge of the Kosovo water sector


Experience of key staff and expert team

Key staff are the Team Leader and the Deputy Team Leader, both will be 100% positions with full time presence in Kosovo.
The expert team is composed of the team members of the PIU and headquarter staff. The expert team may be complemented by short term consultants.
2.6 Ort der Dienstleistungserbringung
Kosovo
2.7 Aufteilung in Lose?
Nein
2.8 Werden Varianten zugelassen?
Ja
Bemerkungen: Variants are to be indicated expressly as such and to be submitted separately in addition to the basic bid. Bidders must give reasons in writing for the advantages and equivalence of the variants in relation to the achievement of objectives. Otherwise they will not be taken into consideration.
2.9 Werden Teilangebote zugelassen?
Nein
2.10 Ausführungstermin
Beginn 01.01.2014 und Ende 31.12.2017
Bemerkungen: The mandate to award is legally based on the Federal Act of 24 March 2006 on co-operation with the States of Eastern Europe. The validity of this Act expires on 31 May 2017. If this legal basis is not prolonged or replaced beyond 31 May 2017, this mandate terminates on this date without prior notice. Expenses incurred up to this date will be reimbursed. The SDC cannot be held liable for any damages resulting from the termination of the mandate.

3. Bedingungen
3.2 Kautionen / Sicherheiten
None
3.5 Bietergemeinschaft
Consortia of bidders are permitted . If a bidder participates in the procedure as part of a consortium, he must identify a member of the consortium who performs the lead function (deputisation, co-ordination). The bidder lists all members and their roles. All members of the consortium together bear responsibility for the bid.
3.6 Subunternehmer
Subcontractors are permitted. If the bidder engages a subcontractor to provide certain services, the bidder bears full responsibility for the provided services. He lists all subcontractors involved with their assigned roles.
3.7 Eignungskriterien
aufgrund der in den Unterlagen genannten Kriterien
3.8 Geforderte Nachweise
aufgrund der in den Unterlagen geforderten Nachweise
3.9 Zuschlagskriterien
aufgrund der in den Unterlagen genannten Kriterien
3.10 Bedingungen für den Erhalt der Ausschreibungsunterlagen
Kosten: keine
3.11 Sprachen für Angebote
Englisch
3.12 Gültigkeit des Angebotes
180 Tage ab Schlusstermin für den Eingang der Angebote
3.13 Bezugsquelle für Ausschreibungsunterlagen
unter www.simap.ch
Telefon:
Fax:
E-Mail:
URL:
Ausschreibungsunterlagen sind verfügbar ab: 15.08.2013 bis 24.09.2013
Sprache der Ausschreibungsunterlagen: Englisch
Weitere Informationen zum Bezug der Ausschreibungsunterlagen: The documentation on the public call to tender for the project mentioned can be downloaded from the platform www.simap.ch under: Running procedures, Confederation, Invitations to tender. In order to do so, you first have to register in the mentioned project. You will then be able to log in and use the password that you will have been sent by e-mail to download the documentation desired.

4. Andere Informationen
4.1 Voraussetzungen für nicht dem WTO-Abkommen angehörende Länder
None
4.2 Geschäftsbedingungen
General Conditions of Business (GCB) for Project Implementation Mandates - Version July 2012
4.3 Verhandlungen
remain reserved
4.4 Verfahrensgrundsätze
The contracting authority awards public contracts for services provided in Switzerland only to bidders who ensure compliance with the health and safety regulations and employment conditions for employees, as well as equal pay for women and men.
If the service is provided abroad, the bidder must ensure at least compliance with the International Labour Organization's fundamental conventions in accordance with Annex 2a PPO.
These principles shall be deemed accepted by the Contractor on submission of the offer.
4.5 Sonstige Angaben
The tender proceeds in accordance with Section 3 of the Federal Ordinance on Public Procurement (FOPP). There is no right of appeal.
4.6 Offizielles Publikationsorgan
www.simap.ch

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