Services - 189827-2020

24/04/2020    S81

Lithuania-Vilnius: Gender Equality Prospects in Labour Markets Transformed by Artificial Intelligence and Platform Work

2020/S 081-189827

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Institute for Gender Equality
Postal address: Gedimino av.16
Town: Vilnius
NUTS code: LT011 Vilniaus apskritis
Postal code: LT 01103
Country: Lithuania
E-mail: procurement@eige.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.eige.europa.eu
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=6319
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
Other activity: Gender equality

Section II: Object

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

Gender Equality Prospects in Labour Markets Transformed by Artificial Intelligence and Platform Work

Reference number: EIGE/2020/OPER/06
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73110000 Research services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The main objective of this procedure is to select the best proposal for the study that will serve as a basis for EIGE’s report to the Slovenian Presidency of the Council of the EU in the second semester of 2021. The study to be carried out under this contract shall focus on the implementation of three strategic objectives of the BPfA in area F ‘Women and the Economy’ namely: F1 relating to women’s economic rights and independence, F5 addressing occupational segregation and F6 relating to work-life balance.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 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: LT LIETUVA
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Specific objective 1: In view of the European approach to AI and the EU Strategy for Gender Equality 2020-2025, increased understanding of AI-related transformation the labour market, employment relationships, working conditions, work organisation and content from gender perspective;

Specific objective 2: In view of the European agenda for the collaborative economy, increased understanding of working conditions and work patterns of women and men engaged in platform work from gender perspective;

Specific objective 3: In view of the European Pillar of Social Rights and the Directive 2019/1152 on transparent and predictable working conditions, increased understanding of platform work regulatory challenges, their implications for gender equality and EU and national policy approaches aimed at tackling them.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology, including assessment of project context / Weighting: 60
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work and resources / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 20
Price - Weighting: 40 %
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 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:

Selection criteria 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.2.3)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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 08/06/2020
Local time: 12:00
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: 09/06/2020
Local time: 12:00
Place:

EIGE's premises.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Authorised representative of each tenderer may attend the opening of the bids as an observer. Companies are requested to notify their intention at the latest 2 working days in advance to the contact address indicated in Section I) of this notice with a notification containing the ref. number of the procedure.

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
Town: Luxembourg
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: cfi.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 43031
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: The European Ombudsman
Town: Strasbourg
Country: France
Telephone: +33 388172313
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within 2 months of the notification of the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to 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.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
17/04/2020