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Tile United Kingdom-London: Research consultancy services
OJEU (High Value) 310666-2019
Type Invitation to tender
Date Published 2019-07-04
Deadline 2019-07-31 00:00:00
Nature Of Contract Service contract
Awarding Authority
Awarding Criteria The most economic tender
Procedure Open procedure

Description :
CONTRACT NOTICE


Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
Official name: Private Infrastructure Development Group
Postal address: 6 Bevis Marks
Town: London
Postal code: EC3A 7BA
Country: UK
Contact person: Samantha Meen
E-mail: smeen@infracoafrica.com
NUTS code: UKI31
Main address (URL): https://www.pidg.org/

Communication
I.3) Procurement documents
(URL):https://www.pidg.org/

Additional Information
I.3.4) Additional information can be obtained from:
I.3.8) to the above mentioned address
I.4) Type of the contracting authority:
Voluntary, government owners require compliance to OJEU process

Main Activity
I.5.1) Main Activity: ECONOMIC AND FINANCIAL AFFAIRS

Section II: Object of Contract


Title:

Background and Integrity Checks Panel


II.1.4) Short description

PIDG Ltd is seeking proposals on behalf of the PIDG Companies in respect of the appointment of a panel of companies to provide background and integrity reports. PIDG Companies commission two types of background and integrity reports:

(i) as part of its recruitment process, PIDG Companies undertake pre-employment screening on their senior hires; and

(ii) as part of the customer due diligence process on project.

PIDG is looking to appoint a panel of companies for each area (see below) to provide background and integrity reports for a period of 12 months with an option to renew the agreement for 3 extensions for a further 12-month period.


Information about lots
II.1.6) This contract is divided into lots: yes



Description: Item/Lot 1
Title:

Pre-employment screening Panel

II.2.1) Lot No: 1
NUTS code: UK
II.1.4) Short description

Content of reports

These will primarily be a desktop review with limited in-country source inquiries, save as required to provide the information required pursuant to the scope of work.

— professional and personal background inquiries,

— verification of qualifications (where possible) and experience,

— political exposure,

— regulatory and compliance checks against international sanctions watchlists,

— general reputational issues which would impact the decision to appoint the candidate,

— details of any anti-bribery/corruption or ethical issues (past or present) with which the candidate has/may have been involved,

— details of any legal proceedings (past or present) relating to the candidate including civil, felony, misdemeanour and multi-jurisdictional criminal record checks,

— details of other directorships of the candidate,

— searches of the candidate against public registers,

— a report as to the suitability of the candidate to be appointed,

— would there be a reputational risk for in appointing the candidate?, and

— is there any other reason why the candidate should not be appointed?.

There may be additional specific questions for some reports.

Countries

Across the PIDG, personnel are currently based in the following countries (note that candidates may be based in other jurisdictions and PIDG may open new offices):

— UK,

— Kenya,

— Singapore,

— Senegal.

Timing

Please note that we typically require a report 2 weeks from appointment for review and comment by the relevant PIDG Company, before the report is finalised shortly thereafter.

II.2.5) Award criteria:

II.02.07) Duration in months 12
II.2.7.5) This contract is subject to renewal: yes
II.2.7.6) Description of renewals:

There is an option to renew the agreement for 3 extensions for a further 12-month period each.

II.2.10) Variants will be accepted: no

II.02.13) The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds)

PIDG is funded by several governments including the Secretary of State for International Development of the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Description: Item/Lot 2
Title:

Africa Panel

II.2.1) Lot No: 2
NUTS code: UK
II.1.4) Short description

Content of reports

The scope of work would involve conducting human contact and desktop searches in respect of the following issues:

— reputational issues (past and present),

— legal proceedings (past and present) including civil, felony, misdemeanour and multi-jurisdictional criminal record checks,

— fraud, bribery, corruption or money-laundering allegations/issues (past and present). This includes a brief profile of the commercial footprint and overall reputation in the market place of each company’s key principals, with a focus on any negative allegations that they have been involved in. Please also include if any payments have been made to government officials for any aspect of the business,

— ethical issues (past and present),

— source of wealth,

— regulatory and compliance checks against international sanctions watchlists,

— independent confirmation of the registration status, management, and ownership structure of each of the companies. This includes whether any of the companies have unnamed or hidden beneficial owners,

— if any of the subjects (or any of their directors/shareholders) have any political connections or party affiliations which we should be made aware of? If any of these individuals politically exposed persons?,

— how did the subject come to acquire any licences required, including any business license the company is required to operate? We want to be sure that the licence/permit was obtained legitimately (and without allegations of bribery/corruption),

— whether any of the subjects have made any political or charitable donations/contributions,

— whether any of the subjects have any financial difficulties of which we should be made aware, e.g. significant debts, and

— if there is any other reason why we should not invest in the project?.

There may be additional project specific questions for some reports.

Countries

Pursuant to its investment policy, PIDG will operate predominantly in lower income countries as listed in the DAC List of ODC recipients. PIDG also invests in fragile and conflict-affected countries.

II.2.5) Award criteria:

II.02.07) Duration in months 12
II.2.7.5) This contract is subject to renewal: yes
II.2.7.6) Description of renewals:

There is an option to renew the agreement for 3 extensions for a further 12-month period each.

II.2.10) Variants will be accepted: no

II.02.13) The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds)

PIDG is funded by several governments including The Secretary of State for International Development of the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Description: Item/Lot 3
Title:

Asia/LevanPanel

II.2.1) Lot No: 3
NUTS code: UK
II.1.4) Short description

Content of reports

The scope of work would involve conducting human contact and desktop searches in respect of the following issues:

— reputational issues (past and present),

— legal proceedings (past and present) including civil, felony, misdemeanour and multi-jurisdictional criminal record checks,

— fraud, bribery, corruption or money-laundering allegations/issues (past and present). This includes a brief profile of the commercial footprint and overall reputation in the market place of each company’s key principals, with a focus on any negative allegations that they have been involved in. Please also include if any payments have been made to government officials for any aspect of the business,

— ethical issues (past and present),

— source of wealth,

— regulatory and compliance checks against international sanctions watchlists,

— independent confirmation of the registration status, management, and ownership structure of each of the companies. This includes whether any of the companies have unnamed or hidden beneficial owners,

— if any of the subjects (or any of their directors/shareholders) have any political connections or party affiliations which we should be made aware of? If any of these individuals politically exposed persons?,

— how did the subject come to acquire any licences required, including any business license the company is required to operate? We want to be sure that the licence/permit was obtained legitimately (and without allegations of bribery/corruption),

— whether any of the subjects have made any political or charitable donations/contributions,

— whether any of the subjects have any financial difficulties of which we should be made aware, e.g. significant debts, and

— if there is any other reason why we should not invest in the project?.

There may be additional project specific questions for some reports.

Countries

Pursuant to its Investment Policy, PIDG will operate predominantly in lower income countries as listed in the DAC List of ODC recipients. PIDG also invests in fragile and conflict-affected countries.

II.2.5) Award criteria:

II.02.07) Duration in months 12
II.2.7.5) This contract is subject to renewal: yes
II.2.7.6) Description of renewals:

There is an option to renew the agreement for 3 extensions for a further 12-month period each.

II.2.10) Variants will be accepted: no

II.02.13) The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds)

PIDG is funded by several governments including The Secretary of State for International Development of the Government of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland


Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing
III.1.2.2) Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
III.1.3.1.2) Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.2.3) Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Open
IV.1.3) The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement

IV.1.3) Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement 3

IV.02.01) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.02.02) Date 2019-07-31


IV.02.06) Duration in months (from the date stated for receipt of tender): 3
IV.02.07) Conditions for opening of tenders
IV.02.07) Date 2019-08-01
IV.02.07) Local time 09:00

Section V: Complementary information



Review body:
Official name: The Private Infrastructure Development Group Ltd
Town: London
Country: UK
URL: https://www.pidg.org/

Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: The Private Infrastructure Development Group Ltd
Town: London
Country: UK
URL: https://www.pidg.org/

VI.04.04) Service from which information about the review
Official name: The Private Infrastructure Development Group Ltd
Town: London
Country: UK
URL: https://www.pidg.org/

Section VI

VI.05.00) Date of dispatch of this notice 2019-07-01

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CPV Codes
73210000; Research consultancy services;

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