“Security and risk management courses” in Switzerland Core services: 01.01.2023 – 31.12.2025 Optional services: 01.01.2026 – 31.12.2027 (extension) Published by Tenders Electronic Daily

“Security and risk management courses” in Switzerland Core services: 01.01.2023 – 31.12.2025 Optional services: 01.01.2026 – 31.12.2027 (extension)

Application deadline

28.09.2022, 00:00 hour

Procedure

Open procedure

Order type

Provision of services.

Main CPV code
  • Safety education services
    80330000-6
Language

English

Contracting authority / owner

State Secretariat STS Crisis Management Centre (KMZ)
Effingerstrasse 27
3003 Berne
Switzerland
E-Mail: stefan.krebs@eda.admin.ch
Website: https://www.simap.ch

assignment

The subject of the present tendering procedure concerns the “Security and risk management courses” from the period 01.01.2023 – 31.12.2025 (Core services) and from 01.01.2026 – 31.12.2027 (Optional services). The mandate includes:Task package A: the co-organisation, preparation and implementation of three KMZ security and crisis management courses per year, each lasting 5 days; as well as prior conception of the training modules, adhering to FDFA corporate identity and security management methodology. Task package B: the role of speaker and expert on the subject matter during the field day on the topic of security as part of the biannual introductory course for new Swiss Humanitarian Aid corps members, as well as the implementation of up to 6 "Security Refresher" courses per year for departing SHA corps members, each lasting half a day.
The subject of the present tendering procedure concerns the “Security and risk management courses” from the period 01.01.2023 – 31.12.2025 (Core services) and from 01.01.2026 – 31.12.2027 (Optional services). The mandate includes:Task package A: the co-organisation, preparation and implementation...
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Description of procurement /scope of services

The subject of the present tendering procedure concerns the “Security and risk management courses” from the period 01.01.2023 – 31.12.2025 (Core services) and from 01.01.2026 – 31.12.2027 (Optional services). The mandate includes:Task package A: the co-organisation, preparation and implementation of three KMZ security and crisis management courses per year, each lasting 5 days; as well as prior conception of the training modules, adhering to FDFA corporate identity and security management methodology. Task package B: the role of speaker and expert on the subject matter during the field day on the topic of security as part of the biannual introductory course for new Swiss Humanitarian Aid corps members, as well as the implementation of up to 6 "Security Refresher" courses per year for departing SHA corps members, each lasting half a day.
The subject of the present tendering procedure concerns the “Security and risk management courses” from the period 01.01.2023 – 31.12.2025 (Core services) and from 01.01.2026 – 31.12.2027 (Optional services). The mandate includes:Task package A: the co-organisation, preparation and implementation...
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Project adress

Region (NUTS code): CH0 SCHWEIZ/SUISSE/SVIZZERA
Within 100km from Berne.

Switzerland-Berne: Safety education services

2022/S 151-433561

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: State Secretariat STS Crisis Management Centre (KMZ)
Postal address: Effingerstrasse 27
Town: Berne
NUTS code: CH0 Schweiz / Suisse / Svizzera
Postal code: 3003
Country: Switzerland
Contact person: Stefan Krebs
E-mail: stefan.krebs@eda.admin.ch
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.simap.ch
I.3)Communication
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: http://www.simap.ch/shabforms/servlet/Search?NOTICE_NR=1276165
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
Official name: PLEASE DO NOT OPEN - BID State Secretariat STS Crisis Management Centre (KMZ)
Postal address: Effingerstrasse 27
Town: Berne
Postal code: 3003
Country: Switzerland
Contact person: Stefan Krebs
E-mail: stefan.krebs@eda.admin.ch
NUTS code: CH0 Schweiz / Suisse / Svizzera
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.simap.ch
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

“Security and risk management courses” in Switzerland Core services: 01.01.2023 – 31.12.2025 Optional services: 01.01.2026 – 31.12.2027 (extension)

II.1.2)Main CPV code
80330000 Safety education services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The subject of the present tendering procedure concerns the “Security and risk management courses” from the period 01.01.2023 – 31.12.2025 (Core services) and from 01.01.2026 – 31.12.2027 (Optional services).

The mandate includes:

Task package A: the co-organisation, preparation and implementation of three KMZ security and crisis management courses per year, each lasting 5 days; as well as prior conception of the training modules, adhering to FDFA corporate identity and security management methodology.

Task package B: the role of speaker and expert on the subject matter during the field day on the topic of security as part of the biannual introductory course for new Swiss Humanitarian Aid corps members, as well as the implementation of up to 6 "Security Refresher" courses per year for departing SHA corps members, each lasting half a day.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: CH0 Schweiz / Suisse / Svizzera
Main site or place of performance:

Within 100km from Berne.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The subject of the present tendering procedure concerns the “Security and risk management courses” from the period 01.01.2023 – 31.12.2025 (Core services) and from 01.01.2026 – 31.12.2027 (Optional services).

The mandate includes:

Task package A: the co-organisation, preparation and implementation of three KMZ security and crisis management courses per year, each lasting 5 days; as well as prior conception of the training modules, adhering to FDFA corporate identity and security management methodology.

Task package B: the role of speaker and expert on the subject matter during the field day on the topic of security as part of the biannual introductory course for new Swiss Humanitarian Aid corps members, as well as the implementation of up to 6 "Security Refresher" courses per year for departing SHA corps members, each lasting half a day.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Cost criterion - Name: AC 1: Implementation concept per task package / Weighting: 35%
Cost criterion - Name: AC 2: Qualification of the consultants and speakers / Weighting: 40%
Cost criterion - Name: AC 3: Financial offer – Overall price / Weighting: 25%
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/01/2023
End: 31/12/2027
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.2.13)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.1.2)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

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.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 28/09/2022
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.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 04/10/2022
Local time: 23:59
Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

The bids are not opened publicly.

In accordance with Art. 11 let. e PPA, the contracting authority safeguards the confidential character of all information provided by the tenderer.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:

Partial offers are not permitted.

Conditions for tenderers from Non-Member States of the WTO Agreement on Government Procurement:None.

Terms of business: The General Conditions of Business (GTC) of the FDFA for mandates (type A and type B) – version May 2021 shall be deemed to have been accepted by the contractor on submission of the bid.

Negotiations: remain reserved.

Essential requirements:The contracting authority may only award public contracts for the supply of goods, work and services in Switzerland to tenderers that ensure compliance with the workplace health and safety regulations and the terms and conditions of employment applicable at the place of performance, the notification and authorisation duties under the Federal Act of 17 June 2005 on Measures to Combat Illegal Employment (IEA) and the provisions on the equal treatment of men and women in terms of equal pay (see Art. 12 para. 1 PPA). For goods, work or services to be supplied abroad, the tenderer must, as a minimum, ensure compliance with the Core Conventions of the International Labour Organization as set out in Annex 6 PPA (see Art. 12 para. 2 PPA). Accordingly, the contracting authority may only award a public contract to tenderers that, as a minimum, comply with the legal provisions on the protection of the environment and the conservation of natural resources applicable at the place of performance (see Art 12 para. 3 PPA in conjunction with Annex 2 PPA). Any subcontractors that are permitted must meet the requirements set out in Article 12 paras. 1–3 PPA. These obligations must be incorporated into the agreements between tenderers and subcontractors.

Additional information: The contract is concluded subject to the prior approval of credits by the FDFA.

Procedures for appeal:In accordance with Article 56 paragraph 1 of the Public Procurement Act (PPA), a written appeal against this decision can be lodged with the Federal Administrative Court, P.O. Box, 9023 St. Gallen, Switzerland, within 20 days of notification. Any appeal is to be submitted in duplicate and must include what is being sought, the grounds for appeal, evidence and the signature of the person lodging the appeal or his or her representative. A copy of this decision and available evidence must be included. The provisions of the Administrative Procedure Act (APA) on legal holidays do not apply in accordance with Article 56 paragraph 2 of the PPA. Based on Article 52 paragraph 2 of the PPA, the appeal can be used only to establish that this decision violates federal law, but not to apply for its cancellation. Foreign providers are permitted to appeal only to the extent that the state in which they are domiciled grants reciprocal rights.

Deadline / Remarks: Bids should include all the documents stipulated in section 5 and submitted in a sealed envelope as follows: a) one original signed hard copy labelled 'Original' b) one signed copy labelled 'Signed copy' c) one data storage device (e.g. CD, DVD or memory stick) with all requested documents. OR d) Alternative for submission of offers due to situation of Covid-19: Due to the exceptional situation of Covid-19, the tenderers can by way of exception submit the bid by email exclusively. In this case, the bid (format pdf) must be sent to stefan.krebs@eda.admin.ch and daniel.bongard-zollinger@eda.admin.ch by 28.09.2022. 23:00 (Swiss time) at the latest. The email must mention “Tender security and Risk management courses” in the reference line. It is possible to submit a bid in more than one email in clearly labelled batches. Tenderers must confirm in the email the binding force of the bid. The receipt of the bids submitted via email will be acknowledged via email at the latest until 30.09.2022. In all cases the tenderer must retain proof of the timely submission of the bid. Bids submitted late cannot be taken into consideration. They will be returned to the tenderer. Language for bids: English.

Remarks (Desired deadline for questions in written form)No individual information is given to the tenderers. Any questions must be submitted by 22.08.2022 (23:59 Swiss time) on the forum space at www.simap.ch in anonymised form (i.e. without disclosing any information that could reveal the identity of the questioner). Questions submitted late cannot be answered. The answers will be published on SIMAP by 30.08.2022. Tenderers are themselves responsible for downloading the answers from SIMAP and for taking them into consideration in the preparation of their bids.

National reference publication: Simap of 03.08.2022 , doc. 1276165Desired deadline for questions in written form: 22.08.2022.

Documents of the invitation to tender are available from03.08.2022until 28.09.2022

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, using the password that you will have been sent by email, and download the documentation required.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Bundesverwaltungsgericht
Postal address: Postfach
Town: St. Gallen
Postal code: 9023
Country: Switzerland
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
03/08/2022