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16/02/2016    S32    European Investment Bank - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Luxembourg-Luxembourg: EIB - Framework contracts for consultancy services to support the Operations Evaluation Division of the EIB

2016/S 032-051088

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: European Investment Bank
Postal address: 98–100, boulevard Konrad Adenauer
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2950
Country: Luxembourg
For the attention of: Mr Pedro Soares Carneiro, Procurement and Purchasing Division, reference: HL-1294
Telephone: +352 43791

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Electronic access to information:

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Framework contracts for consultancy services to support the Operations Evaluation Division of the EIB.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Luxembourg.

NUTS code LU00

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 6

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 2

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 300 000 and 2 600 000 EUR
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The European Investment Bank (EIB) wishes to identify up to 6 economic operators who can provide high-quality evaluation-related services. These operators should have a high level of expertise in evaluation methodology and tools. The tenderers should be able to demonstrate having carried out complex evaluations and their ability to select suitable sector specialists with the appropriate technical and language skills necessary to complete evaluation assignments in a wide range of countries, sectors and products.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79419000, 66171000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Considering the complex nature and diversity of the aspects to be covered by the candidate, economic operators are encouraged to form a consortium. A consortium can be a permanent grouping with legal status or an informal grouping created for this specific framework contract tender.
In the case of a joint tender, all economic operators in a joint tender assume joint and several liability towards the EIB for the performance of the contract as a whole. Nevertheless, tenderers must designate a single point of contact for the EIB which shall be responsible for the coordination of the consortium.
After the award, the EIB will sign the contract either with all members of the group, or with the member duly authorised by the other members via a power of attorney.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In order to participate in this tender, tenderers must not be in one of the situations described in form 5: ‘Declaration regarding the exclusion criteria and the absence of conflict of interest’. This form must be duly signed and dated by all tenderers and in the case of a joint tender, by all entities forming the tendering consortium.
Only the successful tenderers shall provide the supporting evidence as per form 5: ‘Declaration regarding the exclusion criteria and the absence of conflict of interest’ before signature of the contract and within a deadline given by the EIB. This requirement applies to all members of the consortium in the case of a joint tender.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: In order to prove their economic and financial capacity the tenderer (combined capacity of all members of the consortium) must comply with the following criteria:
criterion 1: the annual turnover of the tenderer for the last 3 financial years must be above or equal to 1 500 000 EUR.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Candidates must meet the following criteria for professional and technical capacity. If any of the requirements are not met, the application will be rejected.
Criterion 1: the tenderer must have completed at least 5 complex evaluations within the last 3 years before the final date for submission of tenders for this procedure.
EIB considers an evaluation complex when it covers multiple sectors and/or multiple products and/or multiple countries.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 229-416035 of 26.11.2015

Other previous publications

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 236-427107 of 5.12.2015

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
15.4.2016 - 23:59
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
in days: 180 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 43031
Internet address:

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Within 2 months of the plaintiff being notified or, failing this, of the day on which it came to his knowledge.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: