Burma/Myanmar-Yangon: Miscellaneous services

Organisation text: 
Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) Embassy of Switzerland Yangon Myanmar
Main activities: 
Not specified
NUTS Code: 
Contract notice
Type of contract: 
Service contract
Bid type: 
Global tender
Awarding procedure: 
Open procedure
Award criteria: 
The most economic tender
Wednesday, October 29, 2014
Friday, December 5, 2014 - 00:00
Tender cycle: 
Tender ID: 
2014/S 208-369412

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

  • I.1) Name, addresses and contact point(s)

    For the attention of: Peter Tschumi, Director of Cooperation
    Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) Embassy of Switzerland Yangon Myanmar
    9A Kabaung Road
    Email: ygn.vertretung@eda.admin.ch

    Internet address(es):

    General address of the contracting authority: www.deza.admin.ch

    Further information can be obtained from:
    Internet address: Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) Embassy of Switzerland Yangon Myanmar

    Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:

    The above mentioned contact point(s)

    Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to:
    For the attention of: Peter Tschumi, Director of Cooperation
    Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) Embassy of Switzerland Yangon Myanmar
    9A Kabaung Road
    Email: ygn.vertretung@eda.admin.ch
  • I.2) Type of the contracting authority

    Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions

  • I.3) Main activity

    Not provided

  • I.4) Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

    Not provided

Section II: Object of the contract

  • II.1) Description

    • II.1.1) Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

      Community-led Coastal Management in the Gulf of Mottama.

    • II.1.2) Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance


      Service category No 27: Other services

      Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Myanmar.

      NUTS code

    • II.1.3) Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

      Not provided

    • II.1.4) Information on framework agreement

      Not provided

    • II.1.5) Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

      In the rapid transition to a market economy and parliamentary political system, control over Myanmar's land and aquatic resources is contested by citizens, government and the commercial sector. In the productive Gulf of Mottama (aka Martaban), a globally important estuary under designation as a Ramsar site, this project supports the development of local institutions for sustainable resource management with an emphasis on equitable and sustainable access to fisheries and improved livelihoods of the rural poor, including through the development of fisheries value chain.

    • II.1.6) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


    • II.1.7) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

      The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

    • II.1.8) Lots

      This contract is divided into lots: no

    • II.1.9) Information about variants

      Variants will be accepted: yes

  • II.2) Quantity or scope of the contract

    • II.2.1) Total quantity or scope:

      Not provided

    • II.2.2) Information about options

      Not provided

    • II.2.3) Information about renewals

      Not provided

  • II.3) Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

    Starting 15.2.2015. Completion 14.2.2018

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

  • III.1) Conditions relating to the contract

    • III.1.1) Deposits and guarantees required:


    • III.1.2) Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

      Not provided

    • III.1.3) Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

      Consortia of bidders are permitted. If a bidder participates in the procedure as part of a consortium, the bidder 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.

    • III.1.4) Other particular conditions

      The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes

      Description of particular conditions: General conditions of participation: none.

      Subcontractor: Subcontractors are permitted. If the bidder engages a subcontractor to provide certain services, the bidder bears full responsibility for the provided services. The bidder lists all subcontractors involved with their assigned roles.

  • III.2) Conditions for participation

    • III.2.1) Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

      Not provided

    • III.2.2) Economic and financial ability

      Not provided

    • III.2.3) Technical capacity

      Not provided

    • III.2.4) Information about reserved contracts

      Not provided

  • III.3) Conditions specific to services contracts

    • III.3.1) Information about a particular profession

      Not provided

    • III.3.2) Staff responsible for the execution of the service

      Not provided

Section IV: Procedure

  • IV.1) Type of procedure

    • IV.1.1) Type of procedure


    • IV.1.2) Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

      Not provided

    • IV.1.3) Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

      Not provided

  • IV.2) Award criteria

    • IV.2.1) Award criteria

      The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

    • IV.2.2) Information about electronic auction

      Not provided

  • IV.3) Administrative information

    • IV.3.1) File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:


    • IV.3.2) Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

      Not provided

    • IV.3.3) Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

      Payable documents: no

    • IV.3.4) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate


    • IV.3.5) Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

      Not provided

    • IV.3.6) Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up


    • IV.3.7) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

      in days: 180 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

    • IV.3.8) Conditions for opening of tenders

      Not provided

Section VI: Complementary information

  • VI.1) Information about recurrence

    Not provided

  • VI.2) Information about European Union funds

    Not provided

  • VI.3) Additional information

    Partial offers are not permitted.

    Conditions for countries not party to the WTO agreement: None.

    Terms of business: General Conditions of Business (GCB) for the project implementation mandates.

    Negotiations: remain reserved.

    Basic procedural principles: 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.

    Additional information: 1. The option of directly awarding follow-up mandates is reserved. 2. The tender proceeds in accordance with Section 3 of the Federal Ordinance on Public Procurement (FOPP). There is no right of appeal.


    Delivery date / Remarks: 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.

    Deadline / Remarks: The 'Technical Proposal' and 'Financial Proposal' shall be submitted in one envelope and shall contain a. one original signed hard copy of the Technical and Financial Proposal labelled 'Original' b. two signed copies of the Technical and Financial Proposal labelled, 'Signed Copy' c. 2 data storage devices (e.g. CD, DVD or Memory Stick) of all Technical Proposal and all Financial Proposal Documents.

    National reference publication: Simap of 24.10.2014, doc. 840891.

    Desired deadline for questions in written form: 7.11.2014.

    Conditions for obtaining the tendering documentation: 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.

  • VI.4) Procedures for appeal

    • VI.4.1) Body responsible for appeal procedures

      Not provided

    • VI.4.2) Lodging of appeals

      Not provided

    • VI.4.3) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

      Not provided

  • VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice:


Low Value Tender: