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Services - 195727-2016

09/06/2016    S110    European Commission - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Framework contract for assistance to Commission services with execution of audits, controls and related audit

2016/S 110-195727

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy
Postal address: BU29 3/19
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE1
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: regio-C1-tenders@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/en/newsroom/funding-opportunities/calls-for-tender/

I.2)Information about joint procurement
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=1584
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
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Framework contract for assistance to Commission services with execution of audits, controls and related audit.

Reference number: 2016CE16BGT002.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79212000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The European Commission intends to conclude a multiple framework contract with up to 3 companies for the supply of audit services in the fields of the European Union's Regional and Urban Policy, Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries and Agriculture and Rural Development.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 18 600 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79212000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00
Main site or place of performance:

European Union.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Framework contract in cascade for the supply of external audit services in the fields of the European Union's Regional and Urban Policy, Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion, Maritime Affairs and Fisheries and Agriculture and Rural Development.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 18 600 000.00 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:

Automatic renewal up to 3 times unless written notification to the contrary is sent by one of the contracting parties and received by the other — maximum duration is thus 4 years.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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:

Please refer to procurement documents. (See point 4.2.2.a.)

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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
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
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.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 27/07/2016
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, Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Czech
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: 08/08/2016
Local time: 11:00
Place:

avenue de Beaulieu 29, 1160 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

A maximum of 2 representatives of each tender may attend the opening of the tenders (no expenses paid). For organisational and security reasons, the tenderer must provide the full name and ID or passport number of the representative at least 3 working days in advance by e-mail to regio-C1-tenders@ec.europa.eu Failing that, the contracting authority reserves the right to refuse access.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

It is the tenderers' responsibility to check the site indicated under heading I.3 for updates and modifications during the tendering period.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100

Internet address: http://www.curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
30/05/2016