Bids are hereby invited for THE APPOINTMENT OF A PANEL OF LEGAL SERVICE PROVIDERS FOR A PERIOD OF THREE (3) YEARS FOR THE EASTERN CAPE PARKS & TOURISM AGENCY.
The Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency (ECPTA), established and mandated in terms of the Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency Act (2 of 2010), is responsible for the management of certain protected areas in the Eastern Cape. In order to achieve its management objectives, the Agency requires the services of experienced service provider(s) to form part of a Panel of Legal Service Provider(s) for a period of Three (3) Years for the Eastern Cape Parks & Tourism Agency.
Bid documents outlining detailed specifications will be made available from Monday 12th August 2019 upon payment of a Non-refundable fee of R100.00. The documents can be obtained from the offices of Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency, situated at No. 17-25 Oxford Street, East London, or can be e-mailed to applicants upon request and receipt of payment. Payment can be made in cash on collection of the bid documents or by electronic transfer to the following account: “Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency, First National Bank, Branch Number – 211 021, Account Number – 6269 2245 949.” Bidders who pay by electronic transfer must use the bid number as a reference i.e. TENDER NO. 01/FY/20 and fax proof of payment to 086 609 6164 prior to the collection of the bid documents.
Completed bid documents accompanied by all necessary documents are to be placed in a sealed envelope with the bid name and number (as given above) clearly written in an envelope. All bids must be deposited in the Tender Box, at the offices of the Eastern Cape Parks and Tourism Agency at No. 17-25 Oxford Street(Corner of Fleet street & Oxford Street), by not later than 11h00 on Tuesday, 17th September 2019, at which time the bids will be opened in public.
For all enquiries regarding the bid document please contact Mr Nathan Leeuw at 043 492 0693, e-mail: [email protected] or Contact Mr Melumzi Fadashe for technical enquires at 043 492 0687 during working normal hours, email [email protected]
POINTS WILL BE AWARDED IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE PREFERENTIAL PROCUREMENT POLICY FRAME WORK ACT (PPPFA) of 2000
In terms of regulation 4 of the Preferential Procurement Policy Framework issued in terms of PPPFA, Act 5 of 2000 and its Regulations of 2017. Quotations will be requested from the approved panel member when the need arises.
STAGE 1 – PRE-QUALIFICATION
In this stage All bids received will be verified for compliance and completeness of the submitted proposal per the below set of mandatory requirements. Bidders who fails to comply with the below requirements will be eliminated and bidders who comply with the below progresses to the next stage of technical evaluation.
STAGE 2- FUNCTIONALITY
Firm experience in the field (s) of speciality.
If a firm of attorneys has expertise in more than one field of law, all relevant fields must be indicated in the proposal together with demonstrated experience in the specified areas of law.
– 6 years’ experience and more = 30
– 5 years’ experience = 25
– 4 years’ experience = 20
– 3 years’ experience = 15
– 2 years’ experience = 10
– 1 years’ experience = 5
NB: Please provide reference letters from clients whom the firm has successfully represented for services listed in the scope of work. Each year of experience will qualify for 5 points. Each assignment completed must be accompanied by a proof in a form of:
Failure to provide proof of either of the above will lead to zero points allocated. Proof needs to indicate the period (time frames) and the type of work done. Years of experience will be assessed according to proof of experience provided.
The bidders must submit a detailed methodology including but not limited to the following:
a) How the bidder will assist ECPTA in achieving the objective to promote participation of Previously Disadvantaged Individuals (PDI’s) owned law firms and Previously Disadvantaged Individual law professionals through its panel of attorneys.
Note: Previously Disadvantaged Individually owned Law firms should demonstrate skills transfer (10 points)
b) Demonstrate the ability to manage litigation and conduct detailed and credible research in identifying and applying the applicable laws and regulatory instruments to the given set of facts in appropriate cases and providing solutions thereto; and provide legal opinions in all areas referred. Bidders can provide information on cases handled, opinions prepared, etc.(10 points)
c) Demonstrate the ability to meet deadlines, especially on a short-time frame, and give examples of how past tight deadlines have been successfully met. E.g. urgent applications, opinions, etc. (10 points)
d) Any value-added services that the bidder may be in a position to offer ECPTA (10 points)
|KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERTISE
Area(s) of specialty of the lead attorney(s) as per the areas of the law listed in the scope of work.
(a) Demonstrable experience in the identified area(s) of the law (as stated above)
NB: Provide both CVs and proof of qualification for the lead attorney(s) to justify awarding the above points. Failure to provide proof of the above in the mentioned format will result in no points being awarded. (No partial points will be awarded for partial information submitted)
Bidders must provide information on any additional staff employed by the -firm with more than five (5) years’ experience in the categories selected in the scope of works (2 points will be allocated per resource). This includes admin and professional staff.
NB: Provide brief CVs for each member to justify awarding the above points. Failure to provide proof of the above will result in no points being scored. (No partial points will be awarded for partial information submitted)
BIDDERS SHALL TAKE NOTE OF THE FOLLOWING BID CONDITIONS:
Development though Procurement Initiatives, preference will be given to contractors who reside within the immediate geographical locality of the Head Office. In this regards the following hierarchy may be followed in order to effectively stimulate the local economy:
Successful bidder: Sikhumbulanathi Pty Ltd
Amount: R 571 065,54
Successful bidder: Gemprint (Pty) Ltd
Amount: Various Rates