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Services - 47616-2016

12/02/2016    S30

Belgium-Brussels: After-school childcare service in Brussels on the contractor's premises

2016/S 030-047616

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission
Postal address: CSM 1 05/43
Town: Bruxelles
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Office pour les infrastructures et la logistique — Bruxelles
E-mail: oib-marches-publics@ec.europa.eu
Telephone: +32 22986989
Fax: +32 22960570
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu
Address of the buyer profile: http://ec.europa.eu/oib/procurement_fr.htm
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=1290
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

After-school childcare service in Brussels on the contractor's premises.

Reference number: OIB.DR.2/PO/2015/063/674
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85312110 Child daycare services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The EC is planning to enter into a successive multiple framework contract for reserving and taking up places in childcare facilities that exist or that are to be created, in accordance with the specifications and implementation procedures described in the contract documents.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:

Brussels and surrounding area.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This contract is for reserving and taking up places in an after-school childcare service for children of EU institution staff attending mainly the European Schools in Brussels in facilities that exist or are to be created in the short-term, and that are authorised and/or approved by the Belgian institutions (Kind & Gezin or Office of Birth and Childhood). Children will be placed in same-age groups, namely: 4–5, 6–8 and 9–12 year olds.

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: 15 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 72
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: no
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:

the tenderer must enclose identity details (see Annex II.1 to the specifications), and all the documents and information required under point III.1 'Conditions for participation' of this notice and listed in Annex II to the specifications.

The tenderer shall enclose documentary proof with the name of the country in which he has his head office or is domiciled, as required under law in his country of residence.

The tenderer shall enclose a duly signed and dated solemn declaration stating that he is not in any of the situations which would exclude him from participating in a contract awarded by the European Union. The solemn declaration must take the form of the template published on the following page, in its entirety: http://ec.europa.eu/oib/procurement_fr.htm

NB: the successful tenderer must, on pain of exclusion, furnish the following documentary evidence in support of the solemn declaration prior to signature of the contract:

— recent extract from the judicial record or, failing this, an equivalent document recently issued by an appropriate judicial or administrative body in the country in which the tenderer resides, stating that he is not bankrupt or being wound up, his affairs are not being administered by the court, he has not entered into an arrangement with creditors, he has not suspended business activities, he is not the subject of proceedings of this nature, nor is he in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws or regulations,

— recent extract from the judicial record or, failing this, an equivalent document recently issued by an appropriate judicial or administrative body in the country in which the tenderer resides, stating that he has not been convicted of an offence concerning his professional conduct by a judgment which has the force of 'res judicata' and has not been the subject of a judgment which has the force of 'res judicata' for fraud, corruption, involvement in a criminal organisation or for any other illegal activity detrimental to the Union's financial interests,

— recent certificate issued by an appropriate body in the country in which the tenderer resides, stating that he has fulfilled his obligations in respect of payment of social security contributions,

— recent certificate issued by an appropriate body in the country in which the tenderer resides, stating that he has fulfilled his obligations in respect of payment of taxes (direct taxes and VAT) in accordance with legal provisions in said country.

Where no such documents or certificates are issued in the country concerned, they may be replaced by a statement under oath, or failing that, a solemn declaration made by the tenderer before a judicial or administrative body, a notary or a qualified professional body in said country.

NB: in the event they are awarded the contract, groupings must provide the solemn declaration along with the supporting documents and information for each individual member.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

the tenderer must provide:

— copy of the financial statements (balance sheets and operating accounts), or total revenue for non-profit-making associations, for the past 2 financial years, showing annual pre-tax profit. If, for a valid reason, the tenderer is unable to provide them, he must enclose a statement as to annual pre-tax profits for the past 2 years. If the financial statements or the declaration or the total revenue (for non-profit-making associations) show an average loss over the past 2 years, the tenderer must provide another document as proof of his financial and economic capacity, such as the appropriate guarantee from a third party (e.g. the parent company), statements from auditors, chartered accountants or equivalent.

III.2)Conditions related to the contract
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.1.1)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: 20
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: up to 2 years envisaged for the beginning of contract performance.
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 31/03/2016
Local time: 17:30
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: 06/04/2016
Local time: 10:00

Office pour les infrastructures et la logistique — Bruxelles (OIB), bâtiment «CSM 1», cours Saint-Michel 1 (entrée côté rue Père de Deken 23),1040 Bruxelles, BELGIUM.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

1 duly authorised representative per tenderer may attend the opening of tenders (a passport or identity card must be presented). Tenderers wishing to attend must inform Unit OIB.02 Public Procurement, in writing (see address details given in point I.1), no later than 2 working days prior to the opening session.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

48 months after award.

VI.3)Additional information:

1) The specifications and additional documents (including questions and answers) will be available at the following web address: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=1290 Interested parties are invited to register via the website. They will then be notified by the online public procurement system of any updates available for this invitation to tender. Parties not registered on the site are requested to consult it regularly. The Commission cannot be held responsible should tenderers not be aware of any additional information on this invitation to tender given on this website.

The website will be updated regularly; it is the responsibility of tenderers to check for any updates and modifications during the tendering period.

Additional information on contract terms, contract renewals, conditions for participation, minimum levels of capacity required, total estimated contract volume, etc. can be found in the specifications available on the aforementioned website. No paper version will be issued. EMAS-certified since 2005, the OIB adopts an environmentally friendly attitude. EMAS is the eco-management and audit scheme, the EU voluntary instrument used by organisations to improve their environmental performance.

2) During the 3 years following conclusion of the initial contract, the contracting authority will be able to use the negotiated procedure, without prior publication of a contract notice for new services involving the repetition of similar services assigned to the party awarded this contract by the contracting authority.

3) For further information on participating in invitations to tender and on the sequence of procedures for public procurement at the OIB, please consult the 'Guide for tenderers' and the brochure 'Doing business with the European Commission', accessible via the link: http://ec.europa.eu/oib/procurement_fr.htm

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GeneralCourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 43031
Fax: +352 43032100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

within 2 months of the plaintiff being notified or, failing this, of the date on which it became known to them. A complaint made to the European Ombudsman neither suspends this period nor opens a new period for lodging appeals.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: