Services - 269605-2015

Display compact view

01/08/2015    S147    European Commission - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Evaluation support services team

2015/S 147-269605

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

European Commission, Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development, Unit R.5 — Finance, Contracts, Audit
rue de la Loi 41, office 03/030
For the attention of: Jean-Hervé Ramat
1049 Brussels
Belgium
E-mail: europeaid-r5-call-for-tenders@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

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

Electronic access to information: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=1005

Further information can be obtained from: European Commission, Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development
rue de la Loi 41
1049 Brussels
Belgium
Internet address: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=1005

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: European Commission, Directorate-General for International Cooperation and Development
rue de la Loi 41
1049 Brussels
Belgium
Internet address: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=1005

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
Other: Services related to the implementation of EU external assistance.
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:
Evaluation support services team.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: All countries.
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The tender will aim at setting up an evaluation support services team (ESST) to provide technical and administrative support to DG International Cooperation and Development task managers at HQ and EU Delegations for the planning, management and dissemination/uptake of evaluations of external assistance programmes.
The ESST will be managed by the evaluation unit of DG International Cooperation and Development.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

75100000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
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:
4 000 000 EUR (2 000 000 EUR for 24-month contract, renewable once).
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: 1
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 24 (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:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
See tender dossier.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
See tender dossier.
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 tender dossier.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See tender dossier.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See tender dossier.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See tender dossier.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See tender dossier.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
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:
EuropeAid/137406/DH/SER/TPS.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 125-228602 of 2.7.2015

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
28.9.2015 - 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
Other: Preferably in English for ease of processing.
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: 5.10.2015 - 15:00

Place:

European Commission, DG International Cooperation and Development, Unit R5, rue de la Loi 41, 1049 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Duly authorised persons representing tendering firms, with prior notification by e-mail (see point I.1 above) of their presence, a minimum of 1 week before the opening date.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

Conditions for participation (eligibility, exclusion and selection criteria) as well as award criteria and their weighting are detailed in the terms of reference. Modalities for submitting a tender are detailed in the invitation to tender. Mandatory forms are to be used for tendering. All these documents can be found in the tender dossier at the following address — https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=1005 (under the tab ‘Document library’).

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

General Court
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
2925 Luxembourg
Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
Fax: +352 4303-2100

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 the absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge of the plaintiff. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not have 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
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
20.7.2015