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Services - 265559-2021

Submission deadline has been amended by:  283540-2021
27/05/2021    S101

Ireland-Dublin: Provision of Canteen and Catering Services at Eurofound

2021/S 101-265559

Contract notice

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions (Eurofound)
Postal address: Wyattville Road, Loughlinstown
Town: Co. Dublin
NUTS code: IE061 Dublin
Postal code: D18 KP65
Country: Ireland
Contact person: Sandra Brudenell-Bruce
E-mail: OSUTenders@eurofound.europa.eu
Telephone: +353 12043100
Fax: +353 12826456
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.eurofound.europa.eu
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.eurofound.europa.eu/about-eurofound/procurement/opportunities/open
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=8555
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=8555
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: Social Policy

Section II: Object

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

Provision of Canteen and Catering Services at Eurofound

Reference number: 211015/5847
II.1.2)Main CPV code
55500000 Canteen and catering services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The main purpose of this tender is to contract a friendly, efficient provision and timely delivery of high-quality canteen and catering services at Eurofound. The main purpose of the hospitality service is to provide balanced, healthy and tasty food to staff and its visitors.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 850 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
55510000 Canteen services
55520000 Catering services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE061 Dublin
Main site or place of performance:

The tasks are to be performed at the Eurofound’s premises in Dublin (Ireland).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The successful contractor will be expected to provide the following services to Eurofound:

— on-going staff service (both breakfast and lunch) in the canteen,

— ad-hoc catering service for conferences, meetings and other events.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of food proposed / Weighting: 40
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed menu presentation / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the proposed organisation of work and resources / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of the tenderer environmental policies and actions / Weighting: 15
Price - Weighting: 50
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 850 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
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.2.13)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

Note: TUPE or the Transfer of Undertakings Directive of 1977, which became part of Irish law by the European Communities (Safeguarding of Employees' Rights on Transfer of Undertakings) Regulations, 1980, protects the rights of employees where the business in which they are employed is transferred to a new owner, and is applicable to this contract. See Tender Specifications for further details.

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
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
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
Accelerated procedure
Justification:

Previously awarded contract was terminated due to contractual matters. Accelerated procedure is required in order to ensure Eurofound's canteen being fully operational and available to staff as soon as possible.

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: 14/06/2021
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:
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: 5 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 15/06/2021
Local time: 10:00
Place:

European Foundation premises in Room LH 4. Please note local time mentioned is Dublin time.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

One person representing the tenderer may be present at the opening; participation will be restricted to anobserver role. Please advise Eurofound by email by writing to OSUTenders@eurofound.europa.eu if you wish to be present at the opening of tenders.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:

Please note that English is a working language of Eurofound and providing tenders in English would be appreciated.

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: 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.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within 2 months of notification of the outcome of the procedure (award decision), tenderers may launch an action for its annulment. Any request tenderers may make and any reply from Eurofound, or any complaint for maladministration, will have neither the purpose nor the effect of suspending the time-limit for launching an action for annulment nor open a new period for launching an action for annulment. The body responsible for hearing annulment procedures is indicated under Heading VI.4.1 of the contract notice.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
20/05/2021