Services - 254386-2019

03/06/2019    S105

Belgium-Brussels: Framework Contract for the Provision of Expert Services Supporting Multifaceted EU Training and Staff Development in Customs and Taxation (B-TRAIN4)

2019/S 105-254386

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General Taxation and Customs Union
Postal address: J79 05/33
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Stéphane Mail Fouilleul
E-mail: taxud-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Telephone: +32 22995050
Fax: +32 22995444
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/calls-tenders-grants-calls-expression-interest_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=4752
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=4752
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
Other activity: Taxation and Customs Union

Section II: Object

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

Framework Contract for the Provision of Expert Services Supporting Multifaceted EU Training and Staff Development in Customs and Taxation (B-TRAIN4)

Reference number: TAXUD/2019/OP/0002
II.1.2)Main CPV code
80000000 Education and training services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The subject of this tendering procedure is the the delivery of a multifaceted EU training support programme in the field of customs and taxation, which provides learning and people development support to EU national customs and tax administrations, their staff and related public, private and academic stakeholders.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72200000 Software programming and consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

From the contractor's usual premises in the EU territory.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The services covered by this procurement procedure range from eLearning and similar formats development in multiple languages, blended learning design and delivery, maintenance support and learning innovation, to methodological and operational competency building and EU-wide applicable learning management solutions, together with suitable technical hosting and support solutions.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Three (3) potential renewals of twelve (12) months each.

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:

The procurement is related to the Customs 2020 and Fiscalis 2020 programmes of the European Union and their respective successor programmes.

II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
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

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
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

Aligning EU Training support to the expected scope of the successor programmes of the current Customs/Fiscalis 2020 programmes and to other potential new programmes in this policy area requires an extended time-frame.

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: 29/07/2019
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: 30/07/2019
Local time: 10:00
Place:

rue Joseph II, 79 — 1000 Brussels — BELGIUM.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court of the Court of Justice of the European Union
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: cfi.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: The European Ombudsman
Postal address: 1 avenue du Président Robert Schuman, CS 30403
Town: Strasbourg Cedex
Postal code: 67001
Country: France
Telephone: +33 388172313
Fax: +33 388179062
Internet address: http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Taxation and Customs Union
Postal address: J79 05/40
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: taxud-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Telephone: +32 22995050
Fax: +32 22995444
Internet address: http://ec.europa.eu/taxation_customs/index_en.htm
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
27/05/2019