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Services - 33604-2018

24/01/2018    S16

Ireland-Dublin: Repair and maintenance services

2018/S 016-033604

Qualification system – utilities

This notice is a call for competition


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Electricity Supply Board (ESB)
National registration number: N/A
Postal address: 2 Gateway, East Wall Road
Town: Dublin
NUTS code: IE061 Not specified
Postal code: 3
Country: Ireland
Contact person: Achilles Supply-Line
Telephone: +353 14020117
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
Official name: Achilles Procurement Services Limited
Postal address: 1 Harmsworth Greenmount Office Park, Harold's Cross
Town: Dublin
NUTS code: IE061 Not specified
Postal code: D6W TF84
Country: Ireland
Contact person: Supply-Line Team
Telephone: +353 14020117
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.6)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Supply-Line Qualification System: Services — 2018

Reference number: 2018
II.1.2)Main CPV code
50000000 Repair and maintenance services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
55000000 Hotel, restaurant and retail trade services
60000000 Transport services (excl. Waste transport)
64000000 Postal and telecommunications services
65000000 Public utilities
66000000 Financial and insurance services
70000000 Real estate services
71000000 Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
75000000 Administration, defence and social security services
76000000 Services related to the oil and gas industry
77000000 Agricultural, forestry, horticultural, aquacultural and apicultural services
79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
80000000 Education and training services
85000000 Health and social work services
90000000 Sewage, refuse, cleaning and environmental services
92000000 Recreational, cultural and sporting services
98000000 Other community, social and personal services
II.2.3)Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:

Throughout Ireland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Supply-Line is a qualification system operated by Achilles Procurement Services Limited and used by ESB and its subsidiaries and joint venture partnerships as a source for tenderer selection for contracts or frameworks valued above the EU thresholds — EUR 443 000 for supplies and services; EUR 1 000 000 for social and other specific services; EUR 55 480 000 for works contracts and works and services concessions. From time to time it is also used as a source for tenderer selection for contracts valued below the EU thresholds. At their discretion, ESB may publish additional calls for competition for any or all of the procurement categories listed in the briefing document available from using RFT 129087. They may apply additional rules and criteria in relation to specific procurements, including site visits. They may opt, where deemed necessary, not to use Supply-Line and to publish a separate call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union, to publish a separate notice in the national press or on

Please note that separate notices have been published relating to general supplies and works contracts.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.8)Duration of the qualification system
Indefinite duration
Renewal of the qualification system
Formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:

The Supply-Line system is of indefinite duration. Membership of the system is confirmed and published annually on behalf of the contracting entities. Vendors may join at any time, are required to update their information regularly to ensure all company information is current. They must update their information and renew their registration at least once a year to maintain their qualified status.

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.9)Qualification for the system
Conditions to be fulfilled by economic operators in view of their qualification:

Registration on Supply-Line constitutes the basis for tender list preparation in the service categories identified in the Supply-Line coding. Registration maybe achieved in the following way: Joining the system under the appropriate level and using the appropriate codes. Economic operators registering on Supply-Line will be subject to an annual contribution payable in advance. Completion of the Supply-Line qualification questionnaire online via including a formal declaration of the applicants bona fides. Suppliers should note that consideration for tender lists may be subject to the subscribers issuing second-stage questions about specific contracts through the e-Qual tool within Supply-Line. To this end, suppliers are reminded to carefully monitor email alerts from both Supply-Line and/or the purchasing organisations.

Methods according to which each of those conditions will be verified:

ESB primarily uses Supply Level 3, therefore suppliers are required to register at this level in order to be considered for ESB’s above EU threshold contracts.

III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As detailed at tender stage.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Please note that contracts and/or frameworks awarded under this qualification system may be tendered using either the negotiated or competitive dialogue procedures. Supply-Line offers financial savings for both the Purchasing Organisations and suppliers whilst ensuring that applications for market entry continue to be dealt with fairly and objectively by the Purchasing Organisations, thus minimising the workload for both groups. Contact Achilles for information on the other subscribers using the Supply-Line platform.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Chief Registrar
Postal address: Four Courts, Inns Quay
Town: Dublin
Postal code: 7
Country: Ireland
Telephone: +353 18886000
Internet address:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Consult a legal advisor
Town: Ireland
Country: Ireland
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: