Services - 520673-2018

24/11/2018    S227    - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: World wide web (www) site design services

2018/S 227-520673

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
EFTA Surveillance Authority
Rue Belliard 35
Brussels
1040
Belgium
Contact person: Asta Sigrun Magnusdottir
Telephone: +32 22861878
E-mail: ama@eftasurv.int
NUTS code: BE100

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.eftasurv.int

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.eftasurv.int/press--publications/website-tender
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned 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
II.1.1)Title:

A New Website for the EFTA Surveillance Authority

II.1.2)Main CPV code
72413000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The project includes the full development, deployment, and launch (including handover) of a new EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA) website. After go-live ESA will require hosting, support and maintenance during a warranty period and is looking for the possibility for provision of these services on an ongoing basis.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 80 000.00 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)
72415000
72611000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE10
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The project includes the full development, deployment, and launch (including handover) of a new EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA) website. After go-live ESA will require hosting, support and maintenance during a warranty period and is looking for the possibility for provision of these services on an ongoing basis. Details of the scope and duration of hosting and support and maintenance services will be concluded between ESA and the chosen service provider in a separate agreement.

The overall aim of the project is to create an external website that meets ESA’s communications and outreach needs by offering updated, relevant and easily accessible information in a modern format that is fully responsive and complies with the latest technical and security standards. ESA is seeking ambitious proposals and a complete overhaul of the website and ESA’s internet presentation, combining technical solutions and design. The website should also meet the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG).

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 28/02/2019
End: 01/10/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

After go-live ESA will require hosting, support and maintenance during a warranty period and is looking for the possibility for provision of these services on an ongoing basis. Details of the scope and duration of hosting and support and maintenance services will be concluded between ESA and the chosen service provider in a separate agreement.

As ESA’s priority is to secure a service provider who can meets its needs for the development of the website,ESA is open to receiving proposals from service providers even if they are not able to offer long-term hosting and/or support and maintenance, or who would offer such services through a subcontractor.

Please note that the maximum budget for the project (including short-term hosting, as well as support and maintenance during the warranty period but excluding longer term hosting and support) is 70 000 EUR. (The total price quoted above includes an allowance for the longer term hosting and support).

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:

See tender documents..

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
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: 14/01/2019
Local time: 23:59
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
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 15/01/2019
Local time: 09:00

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:

The EFTA Surveillance Authority (ESA) is an international organisation located in Brussels, Belgium. This procurement is not subject to Directive 2014/24/EU or any other Directive regarding public procurement in the EU/ EEA. This notice is being placed voluntarily to reach more potential service providers. ESA is not following the open procedure as defined by directive 2014/24/EU. Details of the procurement process to be followed are set out in the tender documents.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
The EFTA Court
Luxembourg
Luxembourg
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
20/11/2018