TR-Ankara: IPA — technical assistance for the operation 'Promoting active inclusion in Turkey'

Prior Information Notice

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   May 2, 2012
   EU Development and Cooperation

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Goods, Works and Services

Guidance services   Guidance and counselling services   Job search services   Social work    Social work services  



Notice type: AP301 - Prior Information Notice
Regulation of Procurement: External aid and European Development Fund
EU Official Journal Publication: 84/2012, #136734-2012
Contract Nature: Service contract
Procedure Type: Not applicable
Type of Bid Required: Not applicable
Awarding Criteria: Not specified

Original Text

Location: Europe (non-EU) — Turkey Contract forecast notice Services Common procurement vocabulary (CPV): Main object: 85312300 Guidance and counselling services Additional object(s): 85310000 Social work services 85300000 Social work and related services 85312310 Guidance services 79611000 Job search services 1. Publication reference: EuropeAid/132947/D/SER/TR. 2. Procedure: Restricted. 3. Programme: IPA. 4. Financing: IPA budget item 04.0601 of the general budget of the EU and national contribution. 5. Contracting authority: EU Coordination Department (IPA Management Department) in the Ministry of Labour and Social Security of the Republic of Turkey, Ankara, TURKEY. 6. Nature of contract: Global price. 7. Contract description: The purpose of the operation, whose beneficiary is the Turkish Employment Agency, is to create better functioning and coordination among the institutions and mechanisms in the field of the labour market and social protection particularly in order to facilitate the integration of disadvantaged persons into the labour market. To this aim, the operation includes activities such as designing a service model to enhance the employability/employment of disadvantaged persons by directing them to related courses, ensuring the delivery of guidance, counselling and/or rehabilitation services, establishing a monitoring system, conducting background studies, organising workshops, analysing the public employment services targeting disadvantaged persons in the countries which implement social inclusion programmes and the EU Member States, preparing manuals and questionnaires to be used by the job and occupational counsellors of the Turkish Employment Agency, organising training for the staff of the Turkish Employment Agency on the newly established service model including employment services specific to disadvantaged persons, and organising awareness-raising activities. The consultant will conduct such activities in order to contribute to the overall goal of promoting an inclusive labour market in terms of disadvantaged persons. 8. Numbers and titles of lots: The contract is divided into lots: No, 1 lot only. 9. Budget: Maximum budget: 7 658 000 EUR. 10. Intended timing of publication of procurement notice: June 2012. 11. Additional information 12. Legal basis: Council Regulation (EC) No 1085/2006 of 17.7.2006 establishing an Instrument for Pre-accession Assistance (IPA) (OJ L 2012, 31.7.2006, p. 82). 13. Date of dispatch of this notice: 18.4.2012. Remarks: There must be a minimum period of 30 calendar days between the publication of this contract forecast and the publication of the corresponding procurement notice. No applications or requests for information should be sent at this stage.
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