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Belgium-Brussels: Security Risk Management (SRM) consultancy services
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Security Risk Management (SRM) consultancy services
The General Secretariat of the Council of the EU wants to obtain consultancy and support services in the domain of Security Risk Management (SRM) in order to ensure the security of people, assets and business processes. Development of the security strategy and determination of short and longer term security priorities will be supported and rationalised by a security risk management programme based on the ISO 31000 standard. The approach will also include intelligence analysis supported by analytical techniques, weak-signal analysis, scenario planning and strategic foresight.
The total workload is not fixed in advance, however the calculation of the total price of the contract will be based on assignments totalling 240 working hours per year and on the assumption that 120 of those 240 hours shall be executed at the Secretariat's premises in Brussels ("ON SITE") and 120 hours from the consultant's premises (“Off-site”, i.e. no travel required). Assignments will normally be organised in one or several days, each one normally comprising 8 hours of work.
After an initial period of 2 years, the contract may be renewed for 2 periods of 1 year each.
The estimated volume of services / supplies is set out in the tender specifications.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
The proposed consultant(s) must have 1 or more of the following certificates in the domain of Risk Management: master's degree, a postgraduate qualification (for example International Certificate in Enterprise Risk Management by IRM), a professional certificate (for example ISO 31000 Lead Risk Manager), other equivalent certificates.
The tenderer's proposed staff must have a Security Clearance at the level of “EU Secret”.
The tenderer's proposed staff must have the capacity to work fluently in English at level C2 of the common European framework of reference for languages.
Section IV: Procedure
Council of the European Union, General Secretariat, rue de la Loi 175, Brussels.
The opening of offers may have to be rescheduled at short notice in case of unforeseen events taking place in or around the General Secretariat's premises on the planned date for the opening of offers.
Section VI: Complementary information
Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge of the plaintiff an appeal has to be lodged with the General Court. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not have as an effect either to suspend this period or to open a new period for lodging appeals.
Time-limits are extended on account of distance by a fixed period of 10 days regardless of the place of establishment or habitual residence of the person concerned.