Project: Innovative Sanitation Solutions & Reuse for Arid Regions (ISSRAR) - Sanitation Solutions for Underserved Communities in Jordan/Azraq Implementation Phase: 01.01.2023 – 31.12.2025 Published by Tenders Electronic Daily

Project: Innovative Sanitation Solutions & Reuse for Arid Regions (ISSRAR) - Sanitation Solutions for Underserved Communities in Jordan/Azraq Implementation Phase: 01.01.2023 – 31.12.2025

Application deadline

17.10.2022, 00:00 hour

Procedure

Open procedure

Order type

Provision of services.

Main CPV code
  • Miscellaneous services
    98300000-6
Language

English

Contracting authority / owner

Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC Embassy of Switzerland in Jordan
Abdul Jannar Al Rawi Street, No. 4, Abdoun, P.O. B
11183 Amman
Jordan
E-Mail: amman.procurement@eda.admin.ch
Website: https://www.simap.ch

assignment

In Jordan, the main focus of the Jordanian Government in regard to wastewater infrastructure, networks and treatment plants, is to serve densely populated areas. However, there is an obvious demand for cost efficient and safely managed sanitation solutions in smaller cities with strong community to mitigate the health and environmental risks associated with poor sanitation systems. Sanitation solutions in small cities is also important to protect groundwater quality and reduce pressure on freshwater by using reclaimed water for irrigation purposes. This project aims to support local community and authorities in Azraq city in Jordan to adopt sustainable sanitation solutions by constructing and support the operation of wastewater treatment plant with a capacity of 250 m³/d, providing reclaimed water for agricultural purpose, and dissemination of the project’s approach for addressing water problems of Jordanian communities in an innovative and comprehensive way.
In Jordan, the main focus of the Jordanian Government in regard to wastewater infrastructure, networks and treatment plants, is to serve densely populated areas. However, there is an obvious demand for cost efficient and safely managed sanitation solutions in smaller cities with strong community to mitigate...
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Description of procurement /scope of services

In Jordan, the main focus of the Jordanian Government in regard to wastewater infrastructure, networks and treatment plants, is to serve densely populated areas. However, there is an obvious demand for cost efficient and safely managed sanitation solutions in smaller cities with strong community to mitigate the health and environmental risks associated with poor sanitation systems. Sanitation solutions in small cities is also important to protect groundwater quality and reduce pressure on freshwater by using reclaimed water for irrigation purposes. This project aims to support local community and authorities in Azraq city in Jordan to adopt sustainable sanitation solutions by constructing and support the operation of wastewater treatment plant with a capacity of 250 m³/d, providing reclaimed water for agricultural purpose, and dissemination of the project’s approach for addressing water problems of Jordanian communities in an innovative and comprehensive way.
In Jordan, the main focus of the Jordanian Government in regard to wastewater infrastructure, networks and treatment plants, is to serve densely populated areas. However, there is an obvious demand for cost efficient and safely managed sanitation solutions in smaller cities with strong community to mitigate...
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Project adress

Region (NUTS code): CH0 SCHWEIZ/SUISSE/SVIZZERA
Jordan

Jordan-Amman: Miscellaneous services

2022/S 168-475219

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation SDC Embassy of Switzerland in Jordan
Postal address: Abdul Jannar Al Rawi Street, No. 4, Abdoun, P.O. B
Town: Amman
NUTS code: JO Jordan
Postal code: 11183
Country: Jordan
Contact person: Jan Boog
E-mail: amman.procurement@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=1281987
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 Embassy of Switzerland in Jordan Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
Postal address: Abdul Jannar Al Rawi Street, No. 4, Abdoun, P.O. B
Town: Amman
Postal code: 11183
Country: Jordan
Contact person: Jan Boog
E-mail: amman.procurement@eda.admin.ch
NUTS code: JO Jordan
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:

Project: Innovative Sanitation Solutions & Reuse for Arid Regions (ISSRAR) - Sanitation Solutions for Underserved Communities in Jordan/Azraq Implementation Phase: 01.01.2023 – 31.12.2025

II.1.2)Main CPV code
98300000 Miscellaneous services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

In Jordan, the main focus of the Jordanian Government in regard to wastewater infrastructure, networks and treatment plants, is to serve densely populated areas. However, there is an obvious demand for cost efficient and safely managed sanitation solutions in smaller cities with strong community to mitigate the health and environmental risks associated with poor sanitation systems. Sanitation solutions in small cities is also important to protect groundwater quality and reduce pressure on freshwater by using reclaimed water for irrigation purposes. This project aims to support local community and authorities in Azraq city in Jordan to adopt sustainable sanitation solutions by constructing and support the operation of wastewater treatment plant with a capacity of 250 m³/d, providing reclaimed water for agricultural purpose, and dissemination of the project’s approach for addressing water problems of Jordanian communities in an innovative and comprehensive way.

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:

Jordan

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

In Jordan, the main focus of the Jordanian Government in regard to wastewater infrastructure, networks and treatment plants, is to serve densely populated areas. However, there is an obvious demand for cost efficient and safely managed sanitation solutions in smaller cities with strong community to mitigate the health and environmental risks associated with poor sanitation systems. Sanitation solutions in small cities is also important to protect groundwater quality and reduce pressure on freshwater by using reclaimed water for irrigation purposes. This project aims to support local community and authorities in Azraq city in Jordan to adopt sustainable sanitation solutions by constructing and support the operation of wastewater treatment plant with a capacity of 250 m³/d, providing reclaimed water for agricultural purpose, and dissemination of the project’s approach for addressing water problems of Jordanian communities in an innovative and comprehensive way.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Cost criterion - Name: AC 1: Qualification and experience of nominated team (implementer, backstopper) / Weighting: 25%
Cost criterion - Name: AC 2: Understanding of the project and general approach / Weighting: 25%
Cost criterion - Name: AC 3: Procedure and project organisation / Weighting: 20%
Cost criterion - Name: AC 4: Financial proposal / Weighting: 30%
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/01/2023
End: 31/12/2025
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contracting authority reserves the right to award subsequent mandates to the successful tenderer of this tender procedure if a change of tenderer for goods, work or services to replace, supplement or extend supplies already provided is not possible for economic or technical reasons, would cause considerable difficulties or would entail substantial additional costs.

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
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: 17/10/2022
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: 19/10/2022
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: General Conditions of Business (GCB) for Project Implementation Mandates – Version May 2021. These General Conditions of Business (GCB) 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 SDC.

Procedures for appeal:This is a public contract under Annex 5 no. 1 let. d PPA. There is no right of appeal.

Deadline / Remarks: Bids should include all the documents stipulated in section 6 and submitted in a sealed envelope as follows: 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) one data storage device (USB memory stick) with all Technical Proposal and all Financial Proposal documents. OR d) Alternative for submission of offers due to exceptional situation of Covid-19: Due to the situation of Covid-19, the tenderers can by way of exception submit the bid by email exclusively. In this case, the complete bid (format pdf) must be submitted by amman.procurement@eda.admin.ch by 17.10.2022, 23:00 (Jordan Time) at the latest. The email must mention ‘ISSRAR Implementation Phase Tender’ 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 19.10.2022 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 permitted. Any questions may be submitted anonymously by 07.09.2022 (23:59 Swiss time) on the forum space at www.simap.ch. Questions submitted late cannot be answered. Answers will be published on www.simap.ch by 14.09.2022. Tenderers are themselves responsible for downloading the answers from www.simap.ch and for taking them into consideration in the preparation of the bids.

National reference publication: Simap of 27.08.2022 , doc. 1281987Desired deadline for questions in written form: 07.09.2022.

Documents of the invitation to tender are available from27.08.2022until 17.10.2022

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:
27/08/2022