3) Technical capacity of tenderer (based on i.a. items 5 and 6 of the Tender Form for a Supply Contract)
An economic operator may, where appropriate and for a particular contract, rely on the capacities of other entities, regardless of the legal nature of the links which it has with them. Some examples of when it may not be considered appropriate by the Contracting Authority are when the tender rely in majority on the capacities of other entities or when they rely on key criteria. If the tender rely on other entities it must prove to the Contracting Authority that it will have at its disposal the resources necessary for performance of the contract, for example by producing an undertaking on the part of those entities to place those resources at its disposal. Such entities, for instance the parent company of the economic operator, must respect the same rules of eligibility and notably that of nationality, as the economic operator. Furthermore, the data for this third entity for the relevant selection criterion should be included in the tender in a separate document. Proof of the capacity will also have to be furnished when requested by the Contracting Authority.
17. Award criteria
The best value for money which is a combination of price (40%), technical specifications (40%) and installation period (20%).
The Contracting Authority has the right to delete or modify any item without any restraint by the Contractor.
The contracting authority will not necessarily choose on the basis of lowest price alone but will chose in accordance with the above-mentioned criteria.
18. How to obtain the tender dossier
The tender dossier is available at the premises of Union of Agricultural Work Committees – Ramallah office (see item 5) upon payment of 40 euros or 189 Shekels. Tenders must be submitted using the standard tender form included in the tender dossier, whose format and instructions must be strictly observed.
Tenderers with questions regarding this tender should send them in writing (mentioning the publication reference shown in item 1) at least 5 days before the deadline for submission of tenders given in item 19. The Contracting Authority must reply to all tenderers' questions at least 3 days before the deadline for submission of tenders. Eventual clarifications or minor changes to the tender dossier will be sent to tenderers at least 3 days before the submission deadline.
19. Deadline for submission of tenders
The last date to submit the tenders is November 16, 2014- 11.00 a.m. in closed envelopes to the following address:-
Union of agricultural work committees
Al-Masyoun- Al-Tarifi Building "5th Floor", Ramallah
Tel/fax: 02-2980316/ 02-2965545
Tenders must be submitted using the standard Tender Form for a Supply Contract included in the tender dossier, whose format and instructions must be strictly observed.
Any tender received after this deadline will not be considered.
20. Tender opening session
Tender opening session will be held on November 16, 2014 at 11:00 am local time at UAWC office in Al-Masyoun – Al Tarifi building "5th Floor”, Ramallah, and Tel/fax: 02-2980316 /02-2965545.
21. Language of the procedure
All written communications for this tender procedure and contract must be in English (If written communications was in Arabic then it shall be translated into English).
22. Legal basis
The Project is co-financed by the European Union, in accordance with the rules of 2011 - Food Security Programme in the occupied Palestinian territory
UAWC is the beneficiary of the gran contract, will act as the Contracting Authority for this tender as per signed contract with European Union no. DCI-FOOD/2012/308-535.
Note: All tenders must be submitted in 1 original (singed & stamped); and all tender documents must be filled and stamped by bidders attached with the following requested documents:
1. Country of origin certificate for the seedlings: شهادة منشأ توضح البلد المنتجة للاشتال
2. The registration certificate for the nursery: شهادة تسجيل المشتل
3. Valid deduction from origin:سارية المفعول شهادة خصم من المصدر
4. Current season license issued by MoA: رخصة للموسم الحالية صادرة عن وزارة الزراعة
5. Bank guarantee (5% of the tender’s value) valid for 45 days: كفالة دخول عطاء بقيمة 5% من قيمة العطاء سارية لمدة 45 يوم
UAWC Procurement officer
Union of Agricultural Work Committees