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Services - 288034-2020

22/06/2020    S119

Belgium-Brussels: Multiple Framework Service Contract ‘in cascade’ for Audit Services of EU Funded Programmes or Actions Managed by EACEA, EASME and INEA

2020/S 119-288034

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: EACEA — Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency
Postal address: European Commission — For the attention of: Mr Marco Carnaccini, Unit R2 — Budget and Control, Office SPA2 06/112, ref.: Call for tenders EACEA/2019/04
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Postal code: B-1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: EACEA Tenders
E-mail: eacea-tenders@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/homepage_en
Address of the buyer profile: https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/about-eacea/calls-for-tenders_en
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: INEA — Innovation and Networks Executive Agency
Postal address: European Commission
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Postal code: B-1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: EACEA-TENDERS@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/inea/en
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: EASME — Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises
Postal address: Avenue du Bourget 1
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10 Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Postal code: 1140
Country: Belgium
E-mail: EACEA-TENDERS@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/easme/en
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=6543
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=6543
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:

Multiple Framework Service Contract ‘in cascade’ for Audit Services of EU Funded Programmes or Actions Managed by EACEA, EASME and INEA

Reference number: EACEA/2019/04
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79212000 Auditing services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The contracting authority regularly carries out financial audits of the funds spent within the framework of the managed EU programmes. The contracting authority intends to carry out around 210 audits per year on average (indicative figures), either under the form of batch or individual assignments. The contractor will be requested to perform financial audits and/or other assurance engagements and/or related services at the premises of the recipients of financial contributions of the EU programmes and actions funded by the contracting authority.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 15 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79212000 Auditing services
79212100 Financial auditing services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. van Brussel-Hoofdstad
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See internet address provided 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: 15 000 000.00 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: yes
Identification of the project:

EU administrative appropriations.

II.2.14)Additional information

See internet address provided in section I.3).

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:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

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.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

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 several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3
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: 29/07/2020
Local time: 16:00
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: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 31/07/2020
Local time: 10:30
Place:

Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency, Rue de Spa 2, Spastraat 1,B-1000 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Please note that, given the current circumstances, the opening might be done by video conference. For more information see internet address provided in section I.3).

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

Section VI: Complementary information

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

See internet address provided in section I.3).

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: GC.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See internet address provided in section I.3).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
15/06/2020