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Framework-based Services as Chief Tech. Advisor
Procurement Process :IC - Individual contractor TUR10 - IC-20-39   Click here to participate
Office :UNDP Turkey Country Office - TURKEY
Deadline :28-Sep-20 @ 08:00 AM (New York time)
Posted on :08-Sep-20 @ 09:13 AM (New York time)
Development Area :POLLUTION  POLLUTION
Reference Number :69879
Link to Atlas Project :
00107003 - Remediation of Contaminated Sites with POPs
Documents :
Procurement Notice
Annex I: Terms of Reference
Annex II: Template for “Letter to UNDP Confirming Interest and Availability”
Annex III: General Conditions of Contract for the Services of Individual Contractors
Annex IV: Statement of Good Health
Annex V: eTendering User Guide for Bidders
Overview :

Proposal shall be submitted through the online eTendering system https://etendering.partneragencies.org   (search for Event ID IC-2020-39) as per the deadline indicated in the system itself. Detailed user guide on how to register in the system and submit the proposal are attached to this notice.

Any request for clarification must be sent in writing, or by standard electronic communication to  tr.icproposal@undp.org . UNDP will respond by standard electronic mail and will send written copies of the response, including an explanation of the query without identifying the source of inquiry, to all consultants.

1. BACKGROUND

Please see Annex 1 (Terms of Reference). 

2. SCOPE OF WORK, RESPONSIBILITIES AND DESCRIPTION OF THE PROPOSED ANALYTICAL WORK

Please see Annex 1 (Terms of Reference).

3. REQUIREMENTS FOR EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS

Please see Annex 1 (Terms of Reference).

4. DOCUMENTS TO BE INCLUDED WHEN SUBMITTING THE PROPOSALS

Interested individual consultants MUST submit the following documents/information to demonstrate their qualifications:

  1. "Letter to UNDP Confirming Interest and Availability*" given in the attachment as Annex 2
  2. Latest Personal CV including similar past experience and contact details for references
  3. Cover letter which includes “Brief Description of Approach to Work”. This letter shall be in English and include information on; which previous experiences make the IC applicant the most suitable candidate for this assignment, details of those experiences and how the candidate will reflect these experiences for this assignment.

*“Letter to UNDP Confirming Interest and Availability" (including Annex-2 All-inclusive Financial Proposal) must be submitted as a separate file encrypted with a password. None of the financial proposal data is disclosed in other documents of the submission. UNDP shall request password for opening the financial Proposal only from the Candidates who meet the minimum requirements. The Candidates shall assume the responsibility for not encrypting the financial proposal. The password must not be provided to UNDP until requested by UNDP.

Failure to submit either one of the above listed documents may result in automatic disqualification of a candidate.

UNDP is committed to achieving workforce diversity in terms of gender, race, ethnicity, indigenous identity, disability and culture. Individuals from all genders, minority groups, indigenous groups and persons with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply. All applications will be treated with utmost confidentiality.

5. FINANCIAL PROPOSAL

Financial proposal shall be submitted together with the compulsory documents, in the format provided in “Letter to UNDP Confirming Interest and Availability". The financial proposal shall be submitted as password protected document through eTendering. The password must not be provided to UNDP until requested by UNDP. Any financial information provided in Technical Proposal shall lead to Candidate’s disqualification.

6. EVALUATION

The evaluation will be based on cumulative analysis (i.e. technical qualifications and price proposal). The weight of the technical criteria is 70%; the weight of the financial proposal is 30%. Candidates that obtain a minimum of 50 pts out of a maximum 70 pts will be considered for the financial evaluation. Candidates that do not meet the minimum requirements will be disqualified.

The Evaluation Committee will interview the candidates who fulfil all the stipulated minimum qualification requirements, prior to conclusion of the technical evaluation. The interview will be notified to the candidates at least two days in advance. If a candidate is unable to participate in an interview by force majeure, a mutually convenient alternative date and time may be arranged with the candidate. If the candidate is unable to participate in this second scheduled time, the candidate will be eliminated from the evaluation process.

UNDP shall request password for opening the financial Proposal only from the Candidates who meet the minimum requirements. The password must not be provided to UNDP until requested by UNDP.

Criteria

Maximum Points

Technical

  • Minimum Requirements (50 Points)
  • Assets (10 Points)
  • Interview (10 Points)

70 points

Financial

30 Points

7. ANNEXES

The following annexes are an integral part of this procurement notice. In case of any conflict between the provisions of the Annex 3 and the procurement notice and/or Annex 1 and/or Annex 2, the provisions of Annex 3 are applicable.

  • Annex 1: Terms of Reference
  • Annex 2: Letter to UNDP Confirming Interest and Availability
  • Annex 3: General Conditions of Contract for Services of Individual Consultants
  • Annex 4: Statement of Good Health
  • Annex 5: UNDP eTendering User Guide for Bidders
Please note that this procurement process is being conducted through the online tendering system of UNDP. Bidders who wish to submit an offer must be registered in the system. Visit this page for system user guides and videos in different languages: https://www.undp.org/content/undp/en/home/operations/procurement/business/procurement-notices/resources/

If already registered, go to https://etendering.partneragencies.org and sign in using your username and password. Use "Forgotten password" link if you do not remember your password. Do not create a new profile.

If you have never registered in the system before, you can register by visiting the above link, sign in with username below, and follow the instructions in the user guide:
  • Username: event.guest
  • Password: why2change

If you are interested to participate in this Tender, it is strongly recommended that you log in and subscribe to the Tender using "Accept Invitation" feature so you can keep updated with Tender amendments including deadline. Note that in case of inconsistencies between information in eTendering system and other premises, information in eTendering system prevails.