Services - 194609-2021

20/04/2021    S76

Ireland-Dublin: Foreign affairs and other services

2021/S 076-194609

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Department of Foreign Affairs/An Roinn Gnóthaí Eachtracha
National registration number: N/A
Postal address: 80 St Stephen's Green
Town: Dublin
NUTS code: IE Éire / Ireland
Country: Ireland
E-mail: consultant.tenders@dfa.ie
Telephone: +353 14082000
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.dfa.ie
Address of the buyer profile: https://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/246
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=186791&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE
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
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Provision of Temporary Agency Resources (General Operatives) for EXPO2020 to the Department of Foreign Affairs of Ireland

II.1.2)Main CPV code
75210000 Foreign affairs and other services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Department of Foreign Affairs requires a solution for the provision of service operatives and associated services for Ireland at Expo 2020, to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the Irish pavilion and the programme of events and activities that will take place within it.

Expo 2020 is taking place in Dubai from 1 October 2021 until 31 March 2022. 192 countries have confirmed their participation at Expo 2020, with an original estimate of 25 million visitors expected over its 6-month duration.

Ireland will host a self-build pavilion at Expo 2020, which will contain a permanent immersive exhibition showcasing Ireland as the Island of Inspiration. Ireland will also run a dynamic programme of activities and events at its pavilion during the course of Expo to showcase the best of Irish culture, creativity and innovation.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 2 500 000.00 AED
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
75211000 Foreign-affairs services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE Éire / Ireland
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Department of Foreign Affairs requires a solution for the provision of service operatives and associated services for Ireland at Expo 2020, to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the Irish pavilion and the programme of events and activities that will take place within it.

Expo 2020 is taking place in Dubai from 1 October 2021 until 31 March 2022. 192 countries have confirmed their participation at Expo 2020, with an original estimate of 25 million visitors expected over its 6-month duration.

Ireland will host a self-build pavilion at Expo 2020, which will contain a permanent immersive exhibition showcasing Ireland as the Island of Inspiration. Ireland will also run a dynamic programme of activities and events at its pavilion during the course of Expo to showcase the best of Irish culture, creativity and innovation.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Skills, competencies and experience of the managed services contractor / Weighting: 35
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposal / Weighting: 35
Cost criterion - Name: Professional fees / Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 2 500 000.00 AED
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 6
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.1.2)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)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: 16/05/2021
Local time: 17:00
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: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 16/05/2021
Local time: 17:00

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: The High Court
Postal address: Four Courts
Town: Dublin 7
Country: Ireland
E-mail: highcourtcentraloffice@courts.ie
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
15/04/2021