Services - 86312-2022

18/02/2022    S35

Luxembourg-Luxembourg: Provision of Consulting Services for Programme Management Support to the EIF Digital Transformation Programme

2022/S 035-086312

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Investment Fund
Postal address: 37B, avenue J.F. Kennedy
Town: Luxembourg
NUTS code: LU00 Luxembourg
Postal code: L-2968
Country: Luxembourg
Contact person: SPA-Procurement
E-mail: eif-procurement@eif.org
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.eif.org/
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.eif.org/who_we_are/governance/procurement/index.htm
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=10220
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
II.1.1)Title:

Provision of Consulting Services for Programme Management Support to the EIF Digital Transformation Programme

Reference number: 2022-CE-CSD-001
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72224000 Project management consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The EIF is launching this procurement procedure for consulting services to provide programme management support for the EIF digital transformation programme (DTP). The EIF is embarking on a four-year digital transformation programme, based on the new EIF digital and data strategy (DDS) that aims to support the delivery of a new EIF vision – EIF 4.0. In order to implement the DTP effectively, the EIF is seeking external advice and expertise for programme management support, from mobilisation to delivery, throughout the duration of the programme.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000.00 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: LU0 Luxembourg
Main site or place of performance:

While in principle the service provider will work from their usual professional premises, the EIF may require their participation from time to time in meetings, mainly in Luxembourg, at EIF premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The EIF is launching this procurement procedure for consulting services to provide programme management support for the EIF digital transformation programme (DTP). The EIF is embarking on a four-year digital transformation programme, based on the new EIF digital and data strategy (DDS) that aims to support the delivery of a new EIF vision – EIF 4.0. In order to implement the DTP effectively, the EIF is seeking external advice and expertise for programme management support, from mobilisation to delivery, throughout the duration of the programme. More details are provided in Annex 4 - Terms of Reference.

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: 10 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework agreement will be signed for an initial period of two years with the possibility to be extended thereafter for two consecutive one-year periods, upon the EIF’s discretion (2 + 1 + 1).

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:

As stated in the procurement documents.

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:

The EIF will sign a framework agreement with up to two (2) service providers, using the cascading mechanism (described in Section 6 of the Terms of Reference).

The framework agreement is subject to the EIF General Terms and Conditions, which will form part of the framework agreement as Appendix C.

Implementing contracts will be established under the framework agreement whenever an assignment is required according to the mechanism described in Section 6 of the Terms of Reference.

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 several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 2
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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 18/03/2022
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:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 21/03/2022
Local time: 14:00
Place:

EIF premises.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

The opening session is not public.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
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: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 43031
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: https://curia.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
11/02/2022