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Services - 218496-2021

30/04/2021    S84

Belgium-Brussels: Financial auditing services

2021/S 084-218496

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Office of the Secretary General of the European Schools
National registration number: 0850.690.394
Postal address: Rue de la Science 23
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: 1040
Country: Belgium
E-mail: OSG-CALL-FOR-TENDERS-AUDIT-2021@eursc.eu
Telephone: +32 28952665
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.eursc.eu
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.eursc.eu
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.eursc.eu/en/Office/public-procurement
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
Education

Section II: Object

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

Financial Audits services

Reference number: BSGEE-2021-007-AUDIT
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79212100 Financial auditing services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Financial audit of the European Schools for each financial year, starting from the financial year 2021. It is expected that 50 % of the European Schools will be audited each year, therefore at the end of the 4 years’ period all European Schools will have been audited twice. That equals at roughly 30 audits. For more details, see the Tender specifications.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 400 000.00 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: BE Belgique / België
NUTS code: DE Deutschland
NUTS code: ES España
NUTS code: IT Italia
NUTS code: LU Luxembourg
NUTS code: NL Nederland
Main site or place of performance:

Brussels (BELGIUM); Luxembourg; Frankfurt, Karlsruhe, Munich (GERMANY); Varese (ITALY); Bergen (NETHERLAND); Alicante (SPAIN).

Depending on the request, work can be executed also at contractor's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Financial audit of the European Schools for each financial year, starting from the financial year 2021. It is expected that 50 % of the European Schools will be audited each year, therefore at the end of the 4 years’ period all European Schools will have been audited twice. That equals at roughly 30 audits. For more details, see the Tender specifications.

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: 400 000.00 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:

The framework contract may be renewed up to three (3) times, each time for a period of execution of tasks of twelve (12) months.

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:

See the tender specifications.

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.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

See the tender specifications

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 a single operator
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: 02/06/2021
Local time: 23:59
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: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 04/06/2021
Local time: 14:30
Place:

See the Invitation to tender.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

See the Invitation to tender.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

2025

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Tribunal de Première Instance de Bruxelles (Brussels Court of First Instance) Palais de Justice
Postal address: Place Poelaert
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1000
Country: Belgium
Telephone: +32 25087111
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Office of the Secretary-General of the European Schools
Postal address: Rue de la Science, 23
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1040
Country: Belgium
E-mail: OSG-PROCUREMENT@eursc.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
26/04/2021