Request for non-binding offer
The Austrian Development Agency (ADA) intends to conclude a service contract for the Development of a Five-Year Institutional Strategy, Business Plan and Programme Document for the Institute of Foreign Services, Djibouti.
The services to be performed and the results/outputs to be achieved under this service contract are summarized in the attached Terms of Reference.
Should you/your institution/company be interested in this task, we would invite you to provide us with the following information free of charge (in English at the latest by 15thMarch, 2019):
- CV(s) of expert(s) proposed for the assignment and information on availability of the proposed expert(s) during the period of assignment
- Short description of the methodology and approach
- Information on remuneration for the services (the remuneration must include cost of per diems and accommodation)
- Estimated travel cost for the assignment (please differentiate between international and regional travel costs)
- Evidence for eligibility
Proof of legal authorization to provide the services:The company/expert must be authorized (according to the law of its country of origin) to provide the requested services. Required evidence: business license, certified excerpt from the register of companies or other documents as foreseen by the laws of the country of its origin. If the law of the company´s or the experts’ country of origin does not require an authorization for the services to be provided, the company/expert has to submit a respective written confirmation.
Proof of professional reliability of the selected firm:extract from the Register of Companies (not older than three months) or equivalent certificate issued by a court or an administrative authority of the firm´s country of origin; most recent debit advice by the competent tax authority or an equivalent document of the firm´s country of origin; most recent debit advice of the competent social security authority or an equivalent document of the firm´s country of origin; excerpt from the Criminal Records that shows that the managers of the selected firm have not been criminally convicted (not older than six months) or an equivalent document issued by a Court or an Administrative Authority of the firm´s country of origin.
Proof of financial and economic capacity: credit report on the firm, proof of professional risk indemnity insurance; statement of overall turnover concerning the field of activity into which the contract in question falls (for the last three financial years).
Proof of technical capacity:see TOR requirements, please note that a minimum of 3 reference projects with a minimum contract value of EUR 50.000,- ; and a minimum of 3 available and qualified key experts need to be part of the technical offer.
Ad 3): The price information must include an explanation regarding the basis for the calculation of the remuneration (xx days x EUR xx per day).
We would like to underline that this is not an invitation to participate in the framework of a formal tender procedure, but only a request for submission of a non-binding and free of charge information. The submission of the price information does not constitute grounds for a legal claim towards the Austrian Development Agency regarding the conclusion of a service contract.
ADA will determine the best bidder on the basis of the following criteria (weighting in brackets):
- Quality (70 %), project methodology and organization, professional experience of key experts,…..
- Price (30 %)]