Services - 64559-2017

21/02/2017    S36

Luxembourg-Luxembourg: Development of conceptual elements for a common quality framework in the European statistical system (ESS)

2017/S 036-064559

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Eurostat
Postal address: rue Alcide de Gasperi
Town: Luxembourg
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg (Grand-Duché)
Postal code: 2920
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: ESTAT-FINANCIAL-CELL-DIR-C-D@ec.europa.eu
Fax: +352 430134150
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat
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=2145
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=2145
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Statistics.

Section II: Object

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

Development of conceptual elements for a common quality framework in the European statistical system (ESS).

Reference number: ESTAT/D/2017/1.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79330000 Statistical services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The project is to collect information on and analyse the quality frameworks applied by individual ESS partners, including quality assurance methods and tools and risk management methods, with related good and interesting practices. The outcomes will contribute to developing a set of core values and principles and a model for an enhanced common quality framework for the ESS, including risk management, with specific elements and requirements and a common vocabulary.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 160 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: LU000 Luxembourg (Grand-Duché)
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The project is to collect information on and analyse the quality frameworks applied by individual ESS partners, including quality assurance methods and tools and risk management methods, with related good and interesting practices. The outcomes will contribute to developing a set of core values and principles and a model for an enhanced common quality framework for the ESS, including risk management, with specific elements and requirements and a common vocabulary.

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: 160 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 10
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:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

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.1.8)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: 31/03/2017
Local time: 16:30
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:
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: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 03/04/2017
Local time: 14:00
Place:

Eurostat, Room B4/444, Joseph Bech Building, 5, rue Alphonse Weicker, L-2721 Luxembourg (Kirchberg), LUXEMBOURG.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

An authorised representative of each tenderer may attend the opening of the bids. Companies wishing to attend are requested to notify their intention by sending an e-mail to the mailbox indicated in Section I.1 at least 48 hours in advance. This notification must be signed by an authorised officer of the tenderer and specify the name of the person who will attend the opening of the bids.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
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:

See Internet address provided in Section I.3.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
09/02/2017