Supplies - 129658-2017

07/04/2017    S69    Agencies - Supplies - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Ireland-Dublin: Provision of evaluation and feedback services

2017/S 069-129658

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound)
Wyattville Road, Loughlinstown
Dublin
D18 KP65
Ireland
Contact person: Lidia Jankowska
Telephone: +353 12043100
E-mail: OSUTenders@eurofound.europa.eu
Fax: +353 12826456
NUTS code: IE021

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.eurofound.europa.eu

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.eurofound.europa.eu/about-eurofound/procurement/opportunities/open

I.1)Name and addresses
Translation Centre for the Bodies of the European Union (CdT)
12E, rue Guillaume Kroll
Luxembourg
1882
Luxembourg
E-mail: cdt@cdt.europa.eu
NUTS code: LU0

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://cdt.europa.eu/EN/Pages/Homepage.aspx

I.1)Name and addresses
European Union Agency for Fundamental Rights (FRA)
Schwarzenbergplatz 11
Vienna
1040
Austria
E-mail: information@fra.europa.eu
NUTS code: AT13

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://fra.europa.eu/en

I.1)Name and addresses
European Insurance and Occupational Pensions Authority (EIOPA)
Westhafenplatz 1
Frankfurt am Main
60327
Germany
E-mail: info@eiopa.europa.eu
NUTS code: DE712

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://eiopa.europa.eu/

I.1)Name and addresses
European Agency for the Operational Management of Large-Scale IT Systems in the Area of Freedom, Security and Justice (eu-LISA)
Rävala pst 4
Tallinn
10143
Estonia
E-mail: eulisa-procurement@eulisa.europa.eu
NUTS code: EE00

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.eulisa.europa.eu/Pages/default.aspx

I.1)Name and addresses
European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA)
Santiago de Compostela, 12 (Edificio Miribilla), 5th Floor
Bilbao (Biscay)
48003
Spain
E-mail: information@osha.europa.eu
NUTS code: ES21

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://osha.europa.eu/en

I.1)Name and addresses
European Union's Judicial Cooperation Unit (Eurojust)
Maanweg 174
The Hague
2516 AB
Netherlands
E-mail: info@eurojust.europa.eu
NUTS code: NL33

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.eurojust.europa.eu/Pages/home.aspx

I.2)Joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law:

Union law, complemented, where necessary, by the law of Ireland.

I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=2360
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound)
Wyattville Road, Loughlinstown
Dublin
D18 KP65
Ireland
Contact person: Lidia Jankowska
E-mail: OSUTenders@eurofound.europa.eu
NUTS code: IE021

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.eurofound.europa.eu

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.eurofound.europa.eu/about-eurofound/procurement/opportunities/open

I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Provision of evaluation and feedback services.

Reference number: 171910/4290.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79419000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

This call for tenders is being launched as an interagency procurement, under the lead of the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound) (lead awarding authority based in Dublin, Ireland) and aims at providing to the participating EU Agencies a framework contract for evaluation and feedback services enabling them to comply with relevant evaluation related obligations envisaged in their respective regulatory frameworks.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 3 134 395.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79410000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: AT
NUTS code: NL
NUTS code: LU
NUTS code: IE
NUTS code: DE
NUTS code: ES
NUTS code: EE
Main site or place of performance:

The tasks are to be performed at the premises designated by the contractor and agreed by participating agencies. Some tasks could be also executed at the agency premises (‘intra muros’).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The tender contains 2 service categories:

— provision of evaluation services,

— provision of feedback services.

Evaluation services concern the provision of external assistance by the contractor to the agencies in the implementation of evaluation activities. Evaluation tasks are typically carried out through a combination of internal (relevant agency staff) and external resources. The required external resources are to be provided through this framework contract.

Feedback services concern provision of external assistance by the contractor to the agencies in order to help with measurement and evaluation of an agency's efforts to communicate and interact with its stakeholders, key target audiences and users.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 3 134 395.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The FWC is renewed automatically 3 times for 12 months each.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 16/05/2017
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 5 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 24/05/2017
Local time: 11:00
Place:

Tenders will be opened at the offices of Eurofound, room number LH5.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

1 person representing the tenderer may be present at the opening; participation will be restricted to an observer role. Please advise Ms Lidia Jankowska in advance if you intend to be present at the opening of tenders.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

As the working language of Eurofound is English, we would appreciate it if the tender proposal was in English.

Calls for tender are open to natural and legal persons from European Union Member States and from countries which have signed a special agreement with the European Union in the field of public procurement.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
General Court of the European Union
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Luxembourg
2925
Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
E-mail: cfi.registry@curia.europa.eu
Fax: +352 4303-2100

Internet address:http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not have as an effect either to suspend this period or to open a new period for lodging appeals.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
28/03/2017