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Services - 245725-2021

17/05/2021    S94

Belgium-Brussels: Advice on Intra-EU Mobility and Social Security Coordination

2021/S 094-245725

Contract notice

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion (EMPL), Unit D2
Postal address: Rue Joseph II, 27
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: B-1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: EMPL-VT-2021-011@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/info/departments/employment-social-affairs-and-inclusion_en
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=8501
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=8501
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:

Advice on Intra-EU Mobility and Social Security Coordination

Reference number: EMPL/2021/OP/0011
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Commission is seeking independent expertise to have support in the EU areas of free movement of workers, posting and social security coordination with solid research and analysis, as well as to widely disseminate this specific expertise to experts, practitioners and general public. The Commission’s needs for strong legal, analytical and organisational support are structured around two axes:

1) Provision of legal expertise and dissemination of knowledge;

2) Statistics and compilation of EU-level and national data.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 350 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Provision of Legal Expertise and Dissemination of Knowledge

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
79300000 Market and economic research; polling and statistics
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

The main place of performance of the tasks shall be contractor's premises or any other place indicated in the tender, with the exception of the Commission's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Advice on intra-EU mobility and social security coordination: Lot 1 provision of legal expertise and dissemination of knowledge.

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: 950 000.00 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:

3 Possible renewals. Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3).

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3).

II.2.14)Additional information

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3).

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Statistics and Compilation

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
79300000 Market and economic research; polling and statistics
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

The main place of performance of the tasks shall be contractor's premises or any other place indicated in the tender, with the exception of the Commission's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Advice on intra-EU mobility and social security coordination: Lot 2 Statistics and compilation of EU-level and national data.

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:

3 possible renewals. Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3).

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3).

II.2.14)Additional information

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3).

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 consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3).

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:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3).

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
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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 12/07/2021
Local time: 12:00
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:
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 14/07/2021
Local time: 10:30
Place:

Tenders will be opened electronically on the date and time indicated in the contract notice.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Due to the current exceptional circumstances, no physical presence is allowed. Tenderers may send an information request to the contracting authority's e-mail address, indicated under Heading I.1) of the contract notice, if they wish to be provided with the information announced during the opening.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GC.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
10/05/2021