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Ireland-Dublin: Preparation and implementation of the 6th European Working Conditions Survey

2014/S 095-165499

Contract award notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: Eurofound — European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions
Postal address: Wyattville Road, Loughlinstown
Town: Dublin 18
Country: Ireland
For the attention of: Gabriella Gyori
E-mail: osutenders@eurofound.europa.eu
Telephone: +353 12043100
Fax: +353 12826456

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.eurofound.europa.eu

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.eurofound.europa.eu/about/procurement/index.htm

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
Other: Social policy.
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Preparation and implementation of the 6th European Working Conditions Survey.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 10: Market research and public opinion polling services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The tasks are to be performed at the premises designated by the contractor and agreed by Eurofound.

NUTS code IE021

II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
By the related tender, Eurofound was aiming at awarding the contract through which the 6th European Working Conditions Survey could be prepared and implemented in all 28 EU Member States and beyond (depending on funds availability).
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79310000, 79311000, 79311200

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 5 019 471,94 EUR
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Evidence of good contract management. Weighting 40
2. Evidence of a thorough understanding of the objectives and work to be carried out in the preparation phase. Weighting 30
3. Evidence of a thorough understanding of the objectives and work to be carried out in the implementation phase. Weighting 30
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
2013/0477/3023.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2013/S 212-367013 of 31.10.2013

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 14-3030-59
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
20.3.2014
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 4
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Official name: Ipsos NV
Postal address: Grote Steenweg 110
Town: Berchem
Postal code: 2600
Country: Belgium
E-mail: gerd.callewaert@ipsos.com
Telephone: +32 26424711
Internet address: http://www.ipsos.com/

V.4)Information on value of contract
Total final value of the contract:
Value: 5 019 471,94 EUR
Excluding VAT
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)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
E-mail: cfi.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not have as an effect either to suspend this period or to open a new period for lodging appeals.
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
7.5.2014