GIZ Armenia is looking for a National consultant (individual) for implementing a feasibility study for Payment for Ecosystem Services Scheme (PES) in Armenia. The detailed ToR of the assignment is attached to this Call for Proposals.
If you are awarded the contract, you are not excluded from bidding for the implementation of the following project phase. However, a prerequisite for participation in a subsequent tender is that you do not benefit from your involvement in the previous contract and that the equal treatment of all bidders is ensured.
If you are interested in performing this work, please submit a bid in two copies in accordance with the GIZ bidding conditions till 26.10.2018, 16:30 (date of receipt at GIZ).
Your offer, comprising the technical offer (CV, relevant experience and letter of interest, implementation of assignment according to your understanding) and the price offer (daily honorarium in AMD), must be submitted as a package containing of two envelopes. The price offer must always be separate from the technical offer and placed in a separate envelope. The envelopes containing the offers must be labelled (name, contact information and the name of the programme applied for should be mentioned). The closed package must be stamped or signed at the place you close it and submitted to:
Deutsche Gesellschaft fuer Internationale Zusammenarbeit
GIZ GmbH, Country Office,
4/1 Baghramyan Ave.,
0019 Yerevan, Reception.
Your offer will be considered as invalid, if:
- The price offer and the technical offer are placed in the same envelope;
- The offer is sent via email;
- The offer is not addressed to the reception of the GIZ country office.
The technical offers will be evaluated based on the evaluation grid which can be downloaded below. Please see the enclosed Terms of Reference for details of the content of your bid and the required quantities.
The price offer must be submitted in AMD Personnel costs should be shown on the basis of days (generally working days).
According to the Government decision the GIZ is exempted from the VAT. Please do not include the VAT in the price offer.
Please address any commercial, technical and procedural questions at an early stage. Questions will be answered if they are received at the latest two working days before the closing of the tender. Questions have to be raised in writing by email only to:
Mrs Angelika Sahakyan
Non-compliance may result in your bid not being considered.
Evaluation of Offer
We will evaluate the technical and price information in the received bids (see Annex).
After the technical evaluation, only the price offers of bids with more than 500 points will be opened and evaluated. Technical offers below 500 points will be considered as technical not acceptable. The technical offer has a weighting of T: 70%, the price offer F: 30%. The following formula will be used:
technical evaluation of bid x Ttechnical evaluation of best bid+most economical bid x Fprice of bid
The final result is an overall ranking, headed by the most cost-effective bid. Contract negotiations will be initiated on the basis of this overall ranking.