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Services - 189095-2018

02/05/2018    S84

Belgium-Brussels: Framework contract on services related to the coordination and provision of support to the EURES network

2018/S 084-189095

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Head of Unit EMPL/D.1
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
Additional information can be obtained from 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

Framework contract on services related to the coordination and provision of support to the EURES network

Reference number: VT/2018/013
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71621000 Technical analysis or consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Freedom of movement of workers is a fundamental right granted to the citizens of the Union by Article 45 of the Treaty on the functioning of the European Union (TFEU).

Also, European labour mobility can contribute to employment by ensuring an effective matching between labour supply and demand.

EURES is a co-operation network between the European Commission, Public Employment Services (PES) of the EU and EEA Member States, Switzerland, and their partners. EURES contributes to the good functioning of the European labour market by facilitating freedom of movement for the workers within the Union, by reducing bottlenecks on the European labour market, and by improving labour market transparency.

To these ends, EURES provides information, advice and guidance services to jobseekers and employers.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 5 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Main site or place of performance:

The contractor's premises or any other site advised in the tender, but not on the Commission's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of this call is to set up a Framework Contract to assist the European Commission to provide horizontal support to the EURES network and thereby to improve the EURES services on the ground throughout the Union in line with the EURES legal basis.

The EURES network is built on a decentralised approach where the provision of services to end users is carried out at the national and regional / local level by the EURES partners. The services to be provided are therefore largely focused on providing support and assistance for the benefit of the members of the network, while ensuring that the overall strategies of the European Union on intra-labour mobility, employment policy and communication are fully taken into account.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: