Services - 269887-2018

23/06/2018    S119

Belgium-Brussels: Framework Contract to support the European External Action Service and the General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union in their digital communication and information activities

2018/S 119-269887

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European External Action Service (EEAS) — Strategic Communications Division (SG.AFFGEN.1)
Postal address: Office SCHU 06/041
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: 1046
Country: Belgium
Contact person: For the attention of the Head of Division Strategic Communications (SG.AFFGEN.1)
E-mail: 565-DIVSGAFFGEN1-SER-FWC@eeas.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://eeas.europa.eu/

Address of the buyer profile: http://eeas.europa.eu/business-tenders/index_en.htm

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: General Secretariat of the Council
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: 1048
Country: Belgium
Contact person: Head of Unit
E-mail: 565-DIVSGAFFGEN1-SER-FWC@eeas.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.consilium.europa.eu/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/general-secretariat/public-procurement/

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
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=3513
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
Official name: European External Action Service (EEAS) - Strategic Communications Division
Postal address: Office SCHU 06/041
Town: Brussels
Postal code: 1046
Country: Belgium
Contact person: For the attention of the Head of Division Strategic Communications (SG.AFFGEN.1)
E-mail: 565-DIVSGAFFGEN1-SER-FWC@eeas.europa.eu
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://eeas.europa.eu/

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:

Framework Contract to support the European External Action Service and the General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union in their digital communication and information activities

Reference number: EEAS-565-DIVSGAFFGEN1-SER-FWC
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Framework Contract will cover a variety of services in support of the Contracting Authorities for digital communication, information dissemination and collaboration needs and priorities in their respective fields of competence.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 13 400 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72200000 Software programming and consultancy services
72400000 Internet services
79416200 Public relations consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

Brussels, Belgium

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Refer to the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3.

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: 13 400 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Refer to 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.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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: EU administrative appropriations
II.2.14)Additional information

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:

Refer to the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Refer to 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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 31/08/2018
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:
English, Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Czech
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: 07/09/2018
Local time: 14:00
Place:

European external action service

Rond-Point Schuman 9A

B-1046 Brussels

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Refer to the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Every 4 years.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: Rue du Fort Niedergrunewald
Town: Luxemburg
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)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Refer to the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
18/06/2018