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Title: Organics - Establishing the Strategic Framework
Published by: Scottish Government
Publication Date: 26/01/2018
Deadline Date: 22/02/2018
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice (below OJEU threshold or call offs of any value)
Has Documents: Yes
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: socio-economic and environmental benefits offered by organic agriculture, focusing on evidence from, or pertinent to, Scotland and beyond.
CPV: 03000000.

Contract Notice (below OJEU threshold)

Section I: Contracting Change authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Scottish Government

Saughton House, Broomhouse Drive

Edinburgh

UK

Telephone: +44 1312449824

E-mail: bridget.mcgee@gov.scot

NUTS: UKM

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.scotland.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10482

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://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10482


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10482


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Other: Government

I.5) Main activity

Other: Government

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Organics - Establishing the Strategic Framework

Reference number: RESAS/009/17

II.1.2) Main CPV code

03000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

socio-economic and environmental benefits offered by organic agriculture, focusing on evidence from, or pertinent to, Scotland and beyond.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 55.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

A comparative SWOT analysis of the socio-economic and environmental benefits and impacts of organic and conventional farming systems is also required, with suggested solutions and/or recommendations for increasing organic production and consumption in Scotland.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Understanding the Requirement / Weighting: 25

Quality criterion: Method and Added Value of Approach / Weighting: 25%

Quality criterion: Quality Management and Delivery / Weighting: 20%

Quality criterion: Technical Experience and Staffing / Weighting: 20%

Quality criterion: Corporate and Social Responsibilities / Weighting: 5%

Quality criterion: Workforce Matters / Weighting: 5%

Price / Weighting:  30

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 55.00 GBP

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 5

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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: No

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

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.2.3) 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.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 22/02/2018

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 22/02/2018

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=527775.

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Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

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Download the ESPD document here: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=527775

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Scottish Government

Saughton House, Broomhouse Drive

Edinburgh

UK

Telephone: +44 1312447556

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.scotland.gov.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

26/01/2018


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
No further information has been uploaded.
Main Contact: bridget.mcgee@gov.scot
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
151300Environmental ConsultancyConsultancy
159999other ConsultancyConsultancy
249999other HorticulturalHorticultural

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
130Aberdeen & North-East
100All Scotland
160Edinburgh & Lothians
150Glasgow & Strathclyde
120Highlands and Islands
170Scotland South
140Tayside, Central & Fife

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26/01/2018 RESAS 009 17 ITT Documents over £50k (IPR SG) ITT doc570.64 KB33
26/01/2018 FAQ for tenders FAQs20.20 KB15
26/01/2018 ITT Documents ESPD ESPD Document137.87 KB29

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