Tenders Are Invited From Suitably Qualified And Experienced Ecologists To Provide Support To The Suas Pilot Project

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
WUC SUAS Clg
623917
Parish Hall, Main St, Roundwood
Wicklow
A98 K7K6
Ireland
Contact person: Brian Dunne
Telephone: +353 12818406
E-mail: bdunne@wicklowuplands.ie
Fax: +353 12818418
NUTS code: IE

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.wicklowuplands.ie

Address of the buyer profile: https://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/146006

I.2)Information about joint procurement
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=129916&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=129916&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Environment

Section II: Object

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

Tenders are invited from suitably qualified and experienced ecologists to provide support to the SUAS pilot project

Reference number: Ecologist Tender
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

WUC SUAS Clg is a subsidiary company of Wicklow Uplands Council (WUC) with the sole object to implement the Sustainable Uplands Agri-environment Scheme (SUAS) funded by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine under the European Innovation Partnerships Initiative that is part of their Rural Development Programme 2014-2020.

The new and innovative SUAS pilot will develop and evaluate a practical, stakeholder led and bottom up, scheme to address the complex agricultural, environmental and socio-economic challenges associated with the land management of the Wicklow / Dublin uplands. It will be achieved by building the capacity of the farmers and stakeholders to share their collective knowledge in a common language and take on a new leadership role in the development and implementation of an agri-environment scheme.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 40 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90710000
90711200
90713000
90714400
90720000
90722000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE
Main site or place of performance:

Co Wicklow.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

WUC SUAS Clg is a subsidiary company of Wicklow Uplands Council (WUC) with the sole object to implement the Sustainable Uplands Agri-environment Scheme (SUAS) funded by the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine under the European Innovation Partnerships Initiative that is part of their Rural Development Programme 2014-2020.

The new and innovative SUAS pilot will develop and evaluate a practical, stakeholder led and bottom up, scheme to address the complex agricultural, environmental and socio-economic challenges associated with the land management of the Wicklow / Dublin uplands. It will be achieved by building the capacity of the farmers and stakeholders to share their collective knowledge in a common language and take on a new leadership role in the development and implementation of an agri-environment scheme.

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: 40 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
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: yes
Identification of the project: SUAS Pilot Project - European Innovations Partnership
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
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
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

Ecologist.

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
Open 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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 29/06/2018
Local time: 17:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
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
Tender must be valid until: 01/07/2022
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 29/06/2018
Local time: 17:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
WUC-SUAS
Parish Hall, Main St
Roundwood
A98 K7K6
Ireland
Telephone: +353 12818406
E-mail: bdunne@wicklowuplands.ie

Internet address: www.wicklowuplands.ie

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
29/05/2018