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Services - 290563-2021

Submission deadline has been amended by:  395440-2021
11/06/2021    S112

Belgium-Brussels: ECHO/2021/OP/0002-Global Health and Accident Insurance

2021/S 112-290563

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations (ECHO), ECHO.E — General Affairs
Postal address: Rue de la Loi 86
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Postal code: B-1000
Country: Belgium
E-mail: echo-e4-hq-procurement@ec.europa.eu
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/echo/
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=8574
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=8574
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:

ECHO/2021/OP/0002-Global Health and Accident Insurance

Reference number: ECHO/2021/OP/0002
II.1.2)Main CPV code
66512000 Accident and health insurance services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

In Lot 1 — DG ECHO E4 is seeking to contract health/ accident/ life insurance as well as services of medical evacuation/ repatriation.

In order to continue to be compliant with its Duty of Care obligations and to be in line with Belgian law requirements to provide adequate social protection to its individual experts posted in third countries, DG ECHO is seeking coverage outside a national social protection system for health/ accident/ life insurance as well as services of medical evacuation/ repatriation and therefore addressing private insurers present on the international market in order to provide private insurance scheme of health/ accident/ life insurance.

In Lot 2 — DG ECHO E4 is seeking to contract Life insurance/Permanent disability insurance for its National Staff.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 22 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Health and Accident Insurance for TAs

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
66512000 Accident and health insurance services
66511000 Life insurance services
75313000 Disability benefits
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

Rue de la Loi 86, B-1000 Brussels, BELGIUM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Global Health and Accident Insurance and Medical and Logistical Support for Evacuations and Repatriations on Medical Grounds for Individual Experts employed by DG ECHO.

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: 20 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Please consult 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.2.13)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:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3).

II.2.14)Additional information

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3).

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Death Benefit for NS

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
66511000 Life insurance services
75313000 Disability benefits
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100 Arr. de Bruxelles-Capitale / Arr. Brussel-Hoofdstad
Main site or place of performance:

Rue de la Loi 86, B-1000 Brussels, BELGIUM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Death Benefit and Benefit in case of Total Permanent Disability for National Staff employed by DG ECHO.

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: 2 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Please consult 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.2.13)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:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3).

II.2.14)Additional information

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated 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:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated 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:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated 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
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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 30/07/2021
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: 02/08/2021
Local time: 10:30
Place:

Tenders will be opened electronically on the date and time indicated in the contract notice. It is possible to attend the opening by videoconference.

Lot 2 offers will be opened during a separate session at 11:30.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Please consult 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: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3). In case of unavailability or disruptions in the functioning of the electronic means of communication provided in section I.3 in the last 5 calendar days before the time limit for receipt indicated in section IV.2.2), the contracting authority reserves the right to extend this time limit and publish the extension at the Internet address provided in section I.3), without a preceding publication of a corrigendum to this notice. Economic operators interested in this procurement are invited to subscribe to the call for tenders at the address in section I.3 in order to get notified when new information or documents are published.

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:

Please consult the procurement documents available at the address indicated in section I.3).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
04/06/2021