Provision Of Strategic Advice And Expert Technical Assistance To The Environmental Protection Agency On Contaminated Land And Groundwater, Hydrogeology And Related Work.

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Environmental Protection Agency
N/A
Headquarters
Johnstown Castle Estate
PO Box 3000
Ireland
Contact person: Mary Frances Rochford
Telephone: +353 539160600
E-mail: M.Rochford@epa.ie
NUTS code: IE052

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.epa.ie

Address of the buyer profile: https://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/334

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=130914&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=130914&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.5)Main activity
Environment

Section II: Object

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

Provision of Strategic Advice and Expert Technical Assistance to the Environmental Protection Agency on Contaminated Land and Groundwater, Hydrogeology and related work.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
90713000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The EPA is establishing a multi operator framework agreement for the procurement of suitably qualified and experienced contractors to provide assistance to the EPA on the assessment and management of contaminated land and groundwater, hydrogeology and related work to include:

— Technical assessment of reports,

— Assist the EPA in developing best practice, template reports, guidance and training,

— Provide strategic and technical advice to the Agency on hydrogeology, contaminated land and groundwater,

— Provide advice on and / or conduct hydrogeological and site investigations and pollution dispersion modelling,

— Assess submissions made to the EPA by applicants, licensees and others.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 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)
71313000
71313400
71313450
80540000
90700000
90710000
90711000
90711200
90711300
90711500
90712000
90712100
90714000
90714100
90714200
90714300
90714400
90714500
90714600
90720000
90722000
90722200
98342000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE0
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The EPA is establishing a multi operator framework agreement for the procurement of suitably qualified and experienced contractors to provide assistance to the EPA on the assessment and management of contaminated land & groundwater, hydrogeology and related work to include:

— Technical assessment of reports,

— Assist the EPA in developing best practice, template reports, guidance and training,

— Provide strategic and technical advice to the Agency on hydrogeology, contaminated land and groundwater,

— Provide advice on and / or conduct hydrogeological and site investigations and pollution dispersion modelling,

— Assess submissions made to the EPA by applicants, licensees and others.

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: 500 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Contracts will be awarded using the cascade system.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
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: no
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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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: 3
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: no
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: 20/07/2018
Local time: 12:00
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
Duration in months: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 20/07/2018
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

4 years

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
High Court
Four Courts
Dublin
Ireland
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:
19/06/2018