Services - 290690-2018

06/07/2018    S128    European Parliament - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Framework contract for Services for the organisation of communication and information activities of the Liaison Office in Romania

2018/S 128-290690

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
European Parliament
60 rue Wiertz
NUTS code: BE10

Internet address(es):

Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
Biroul de Legătură în România
Strada Vasile Lascăr 31, Sector 2
NUTS code: RO

Internet address(es):

Main address:

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

Framework contract for Services for the organisation of communication and information activities of the Liaison Office in Romania

Reference number: COMM/AWD/2018/576
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The European Parliament Liaison Offices (EPLO) are responsible for the decentralised implementation of the EP's institutional communication efforts. More specifically, the Offices manage contacts with national, regional and local media, engage with citizens and stakeholders through offline and online activities, and offer a communication platform for MEPs in the Member States. In particular, their efforts are central to the EP’s campaign for the 2019 European elections.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 720 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: RO
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The establishment of a framework contract for communication services serves these objectives:

— To allow the EPLO to draw on high-quality professional support for a variety of tasks that can easily be out sourced and thus free capacity in the Offices for more strategic work

— To stream line procurement processes

— To facilitate day-to-day operations with a simple ordering process, while safeguarding the respect ofprocurement rules

— To allow ramping up the scale of communication activities during the election campaign

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: 720 000.00 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:

Initial contract of one year, followed by three potential renewals, up to a maximum period of 4 years.

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
List and brief description of conditions:

See tender documents

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.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

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 a single operator
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: 17/09/2018
Local time: 17:00
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:
English, Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Czech
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 24/09/2018
Local time: 15:00

See tender documents

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

See tender documents

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
General Court of the Court of Justice of the European Union

Internet address:

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
The European Ombudsman

Internet address:

VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
European Parliament — Directorate-General for Communication
60 rue Wiertz
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: