Services - 140307-2021

22/03/2021    S56

Italy-Parma: Development, Delivery and Evaluation of a Leadership Development Programme for EFSA’s Managerial Community

2021/S 056-140307

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Food Safety Authority (EFSA)
Postal address: Via Carlo Magno 1A
Town: Parma
NUTS code: ITH52 Parma
Postal code: 43126
Country: Italy
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 the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
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

Development, Delivery and Evaluation of a Leadership Development Programme for EFSA’s Managerial Community

II.1.2)Main CPV code
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The main objective of the present procurement procedure is to select a provider for the development, delivery and evaluation of a Leadership Development Programme for EFSA’s managerial community over the next 4 years. Components of the programme can be attended also by staff in positions such as programme managers, Chief Scientists and HR Business Partners.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: ITH52 Parma
Main site or place of performance:

The main place of performance will be EFSA premises, in the Parma region, Italy. However the contractor will work also in its premises in some occasions (e.g in the preparation phase).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Nature of expense services

Type of contract framework (FWC)

Type of FWC multiple FWC in cascade

Maximum number of possible framework contractors: 3

Place of performance: EFSA premises/Parma region/contractor’s premises (for preparation).

Duration of FWC: 1 year + automatic renewal up to 3 times for an overall maximum duration of four consecutive years.

Budget information: the financial ceiling available for specific contracts/order forms under the framework contract during an overall maximum period of 4 consecutive years is EUR 2 000 000. A contingency of 10 % and possible price indexations are already included in this ceiling.

Possible increase of FWC envelope: In accordance with Annex I, Section 2, article 11.1 e) of the Financial Regulation, EFSA reserves the right to launch a future negotiated procedure with the contractor chosen as a result of this call for tender, for new services consisting in the repetition of similar services during the 3 years following the signature of the original framework contract. The increase will not go beyond 50 % of the original envelope of EUR 2 000 000.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Submission of a business case, methodology and format proposed, quality of deliverables / Weighting: 70
Price - Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Duration of FWC:

One year + automatic renewal up to 3 times for an overall maximum duration of four consecutive years.

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.1.2)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

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: 3
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: 03/05/2021
Local time: 14:30
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: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 04/05/2021
Local time: 14:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
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: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: