Services - 197393-2015

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09/06/2015    S109

Germany-Cologne: Business and management consultancy services

2015/S 109-197393

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: European Aviation Safety Agency
Postal address: PO Box 10 12 53
Town: Cologne
Postal code: 50452
Country: Germany
For the attention of: Procurement Team
E-mail: tenders@easa.europa.eu
Telephone: +49 22189990000
Fax: +49 22189990999

Internet address(es):

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

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
Environment
Other: Aviation safety.
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 by the contracting authority:
Business and management consultancy services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: EASA premises in Cologne or contractor's premises.

NUTS code DEA23 Köln

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 3

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 10 000 000 EUR
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The Agency has recently undergone a major reorganisation and wishes to continue to pursue the efficiency and effectiveness of its operational and administrative activities and to engage with, and support, its stakeholders and partners in an optimal way.
Therefore, the Agency is looking to contract high level consultancy services to assist the Agency in ensuring that it is best prepared for future challenges.
The Agency has identified 8 main consulting services domains where it may require support:
1. strategy development and performance management;
2. operational excellence and performance improvement;
3. business programme and project management;
4. business and technology alignment;
5. corporate finance;
6. change management;
7. human capital development;
8. information management.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services, 79410000 Business and management consultancy services, 79411000 General management consultancy services, 79411100 Business development consultancy services, 79412000 Financial management consultancy services, 79414000 Human resources management consultancy services

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
Further information related to this procedure can be found in the associated tender documents, available to download on the EASA website:

http://www.easa.europa.eu/the-agency/procurement/calls-for-tender

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Further information related to this procedure can be found in the associated tender documents, available to download on the EASA website:

http://www.easa.europa.eu/the-agency/procurement/calls-for-tender

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Further information related to this procedure can be found in the associated tender documents, available to download on the EASA website:

http://www.easa.europa.eu/the-agency/procurement/calls-for-tender

III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Further information related to this procedure can be found in the associated tender documents, available to download on the EASA website:

http://www.easa.europa.eu/the-agency/procurement/calls-for-tender

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Further information related to this procedure can be found in the associated tender documents, available to download on the EASA website:

http://www.easa.europa.eu/the-agency/procurement/calls-for-tender

III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Further information related to this procedure can be found in the associated tender documents, available to download on the EASA website:

http://www.easa.europa.eu/the-agency/procurement/calls-for-tender

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
EASA.2015.HVP.11.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
14.7.2015 - 17:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Any EU official language
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 21.7.2015 - 10:00

Place:

EASA premises, Cologne, Germany.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Maximum 1 legal representative per participating tenderer may attend the opening session. Tenderers shall inform the Agency of their intention to attend, at least 5 days prior to the opening session.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)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: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: You may submit any observations concerning the award procedure to the contracting authority indicated under heading I.1.

If you believe that there was maladministration, you may lodge a complaint to the European Ombudsman within 2 years of the date when you became aware of the facts on which the complaint is based (see http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu). Such complaint does not have as an effect either to suspend the time limit to launch an appeal or to open a new period for lodging an appeal.

Within 2 months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
28.5.2015