Services - 278231-2017

19/07/2017    S136    Agencies - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Ireland-Dublin: Job creation by organisation type — cooperatives in selected European countries

2017/S 136-278231

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Eurofound — European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions
Wyattville Road
Dublin
D18 KP65
Ireland
Contact person: Lidia Jankowska
Telephone: +353 12043100
E-mail: OSUTenders@eurofound.europa.eu
Fax: +353 12826456
NUTS code: IE061

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.eurofound.europa.eu/about/procurement

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.eurofound.europa.eu/about-eurofound/who-we-are

I.2)Information about 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=2721
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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:

Job creation by organisation type — cooperatives in selected European countries.

Reference number: 170603/4368.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73210000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

This contract aims to explore employment effects of this specific type of organisation — cooperatives (including social enterprises).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 100 000.00 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)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE061
Main site or place of performance:

The tasks are to be performed at the premises designated by the contractor and agreed with Eurofound.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The specific objectives of this contract are to:

— investigate the contribution of European cooperatives to job creation and retention,

— identify drivers and challenges related to employment and job growth in European cooperatives,

— explore the employment conditions for jobs retained or created,

— study working conditions and industrial relations within European cooperatives,

— examine transitions for workers in cooperatives,

— illustrate the incidence of public or social partner-based support for job creation in cooperatives in selected EU countries.

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: 100 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
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.2.12)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: no
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
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.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:
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
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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 253-465489
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 01/09/2017
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: 11/09/2017
Local time: 11:00
Place:

Tenders will be opened in the offices of Eurofound in room LH 5.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

1 person representing the tenderer may be present at the opening, participation will be restricted to an observer role. Please advise Ms Lidia Jankowska in advance if you intend to be present at the opening of the tenders.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

As the working language of Eurofound is English, we would appreciate it if the tender proposal was in English.

Calls for tender are open to natural and legal persons from European Union Member States and from countries which have signed a special agreement with the European Union in the field of public procurement.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
General Court of the European Union
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Luxembourg
2925
Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
E-mail: cfi.registry@curia.europa.eu
Fax: +352 4303-2100

Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
07/07/2017