Services - 572123-2018

26/12/2018    S248    Agencies - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Ireland-Co Dublin: Provision of Temporary Agency Workers to Eurofound

2018/S 248-572123

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Eurofound - European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions
Wyattville Road, Loughlinstown
Co Dublin
D18 KP65
Ireland
Contact person: Lidia Jankowska
Telephone: +353 12043100
E-mail: OSUTenders@eurofound.europa.eu
Fax: +353 12826456
NUTS code: IE061

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.2)Information about joint procurement
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=4327
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
Other activity: Social Policy

Section II: Object

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

Provision of Temporary Agency Workers to Eurofound

Reference number: 171402/4887
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79620000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Eurofound is aiming at the establishment of a service framework contract through which temporary agency workers of different profiles will be provided to Eurofound, in order to ensure the effective implementation of its work programme.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 800 000.00 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)
79621000
79610000
79612000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE061
Main site or place of performance:

Eurofound premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The general objective of the contract is to ensure provision of temporary agency workers of different profiles to Eurofound and thus contributing to effective implementation of its work programme.

The specific objective is the on-going provision of the service in timely and efficient manner. The above service might be requested for a number of reasons including the following:

— to replace staff due to maternity leave, parental leave, long-term sickness or other reasons,

— to cope with peak periods, where additional workforce is needed for a fixed period of time,

— to carry out, on temporary basis, tasks that require specific competences which are not available within Eurofound.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed recruitment and selection services / Weighting: 60
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and resources / Weighting: 25
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 15
Price - Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 800 000.00 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:

The FWC is renewed automatically three 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

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

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:

All tenderers must posses a Valid Employment Agency Licence as required under the Employment Agency Act (1971).

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
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 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: 04/02/2019
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:
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: 11/02/2019
Local time: 11:30
Place:

Room LH5 at Eurofound premises in Dublin.

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:

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. For more detailed information, please consult the following link: https://www.eurofound.europa.eu/about-eurofound/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 notice of the outcome of the procedure (award decision), tenderers may launch an action for its annulment. Any request tenderers may make and any reply from Eurofound, or any complaint for maladministration, will have neither the purpose nor the effect of suspending the time-limit for launching an action for annulment nor open a new period for launching an action for annulment.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
19/12/2018