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03/08/2016    S148

Belgium-Brussels: 2016 ECFIN 009/A Provision of evaluation and evaluation-related services to DG Economic and Financial Affairs including impact assessments

2016/S 148-267164

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, Unit A1: Policy, Planning and Coordination
Postal address: DG ECFIN.A.1 CHAR 15/075
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Mr Andrew Winter
E-mail: ECFIN-EVALUATIONS@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://ec.europa.eu/economy_finance/index_en.htm

Electronic access to information: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/economy_finance/procurement_grants/procurement/calls_for_tender/index_en.htm

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to:
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Economic and Financial Affairs, Unit ECFIN/R2
Postal address: Call for tender 2016 009/A, Office CHAR 13/56
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
For the attention of: Head of Unit R2
Internet address: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/economy_finance/procurement_grants/procurement/calls_for_tender/index_en.htm

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
Economic and financial affairs
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
2016 ECFIN 009/A Provision of evaluation and evaluation-related services to DG Economic and Financial Affairs including impact assessments.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Various.
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 5

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 4 000 000 EUR
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Provision of evaluation and evaluation-related services to DG Economic and Financial Affairs including impact assessments.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79419000 Evaluation consultancy services

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
See specifications.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 4 000 000 EUR
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 3
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
See specifications.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
See specifications.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
See specifications.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See specifications.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See specifications.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See specifications.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See specifications.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See specifications.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
2016 ECFIN 009/A.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 22.9.2016
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
30.9.2016 - 23:59
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Any EU official language
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 7.10.2016

Place:

See specifications.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: See specifications.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
‘Tender documents will be available for download at the address indicated under heading I.1. The website will be updated regularly and it is the tenderers' responsibility to check for updates and modifications during the tendering period’.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: ‘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. 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’.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
22.7.2016