Services - 199113-2018

09/05/2018    S89    European Commission - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Bruxelles: EU-Argentina Regional Policy Cooperation on Multi-Level Governance Systems – Institution and Capacity Building on Regional Policy Programming and Implementation

2018/S 089-199113

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
European Commission, Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy
TA Cell - BU-1
Bruxelles
1049
Belgium
Contact person: Unit A3 Budget and Financial Management
E-mail: regio-contracts@ec.europa.eu
NUTS code: BE

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

EU-Argentina Regional Policy Cooperation on Multi-Level Governance Systems – Institution and Capacity Building on Regional Policy Programming and Implementation

Reference number: 2017CE160AT124
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The general objective is to provide technical assistance and support to the Ministry of Interior, Public Works and Housing of Argentina and the Ministries concerned, for the design and implementation of regional policies, for which European Union experience is regarded as of high importance.

The specific project objectives are:

— to inform on the organizational and policy changes needed for an adequate management of development policies, according to the European model,

— to transfer the necessary knowledge and skills to provincial (5 provinces) and national officials on the normative and organisational principles adopted in the framework of EU regional policy.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 375 000.00 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)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00
Main site or place of performance:

Outside the Commission's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The specific project objectives are:

— to inform on the organizational and policy changes needed for an adequate management of development policies, according to the European model, namely on:

—— strengthening and implementing system procedures of horizontal and vertical collaboration between Ministries and institutions linked to development,

—— coordinating strategies of each institutional decision-making center of development through a formalization of strategic and operational documents similar in structure to the European operational programs.

— To transfer the necessary knowledge and skills to provincial (5 provinces) and national officials on the normative and organisational principles adopted in the framework of EU regional policy.

Tasks:

— coordination an preparation of work programme,

— institution Building,

— training and capacity building programme,

— final workshop.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed methodology / Weighting: 60
Quality criterion - Name: Organisation of the work / Weighting: 25
Quality criterion - Name: Quality control measures / Weighting: 15
Price - Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 375 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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:

See Chapter 4 of the tender specifications published at the following address: http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/en/newsroom/funding-opportunities/calls-for-tender/

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

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.1.4)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: 26/06/2018
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: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 04/07/2018
Local time: 10:00
Place:

European Commission - Directorate-General Regional and Urban Policy - avenue de Beaulieu 5 - B-1160 Brussels.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

See point 8 of the invitation letter published at the following address: http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/en/newsroom/funding-opportunities/calls-for-tender/

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:

The documents relating to this invitation to tender are available on the website of the Directorate-General for Regional and Urban Policy at the following address: http://ec.europa.eu/regional_policy/en/newsroom/fundingopportunities/calls-for-tender/. Tenderers are requested to check this site regularly.

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

Internet address: http://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
European Commission, Directorate General for Regional and Urban Policy, Unit Inclusive Growth, Urban and Territorial Development
Brussels
1049
Belgium
E-mail: regio-contracts@ec.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
04/05/2018