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11/07/2018    S131    - - Services - Contract notice - Negotiated procedure 

Norway-Oslo: Business analysis consultancy services

2018/S 131-299617

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
NSB AS
984 661 177
Schweigaards gate 23
Oslo
0191
Norway
Contact person: Bent Hundstad
Telephone: +47 90200400
E-mail: bent.hundstad@nsb.no
NUTS code: NO

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.nsbkonsernet.no/

Address of the buyer profile: https://kgv.doffin.no/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/3792

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://anskaffelser.nsb.no/Default.aspx
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://anskaffelser.nsb.no/Default.aspx
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.6)Main activity
Railway services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Consultancy services for strategy and business development

Reference number: K-00399
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72221000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The objective of the procurement is to enter into parallel framework agreements for consultancy services related to strategy and business development. The framework agreements are expected to comply with the contracting authority's requirements for this type of consultancy services. The estimated contract value/volume is 50 million NOK per annum. However, this may vary considerably from year to year.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
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)
73220000
72224000
79420000
79411100
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NO
Main site or place of performance:

Oslo

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The objective of the procurement is to enter into parallel framework agreements for consultancy services related to strategy and business development. The framework agreements are expected to comply with the contracting authority's requirements for this type of consultancy services. The estimated contract value/volume is 50 NOK million per annum. However, this may vary considerably from year to year. A contract will be entered into for 3 years with the option for 1+1 year extension.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 30/09/2018
End: 30/09/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Option for extension of the framework agreement with 2 x 1 years.

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

The procurement is announced on the NSB group´s procurement portal; https://anskaffelser.nsb.no/Default.aspx. All documents are available on the portal. In order to be able to see the information under the section “spørsmål og svar" (questions and answers) in the Procurement portal, the tenderer must register and change the status to "har til hensikt å tilby" ("intends to submit tender").

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:

The tenderer must have submitted their assignments and paid their taxes and duties.

Norwegian companies must document:

1) Tax certificate for Norwegian tenderers.

2) VAT certificate.

The certificate must not be more than 6 months old from the deadline for submitting the application.

Tenderers must be a legally established company or group of such companies. Documented by a company registration certificate or equivalent from the tenderer's home country.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

The tenderer must have good solvency and also a financial capacity that is sufficient to execute the contract.

Documentation:

— annual accounting for the last fiscal year,

— credit rating from independent credit rating company.

Documentation must be connected to the entity via the Business Register Number, which shall be the potential contracting party for the tender, as well as any other resources that shall significantly assist in any delivery.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Consultancy services for strategy and business development respectively, dependent on any sub-tender, must be a part of the tenderer's service portfolio.

Documentation:

— An overview of the tenderer's available services/portfolio. Supplemented with sales/turnover figures for the relevant special disciplines.

The tenderer shall also submit a 1 page presentation of the company and important customers in the transport sector, and/or a link to relevant publicity on its net site.

Tenderers must comply with NSB´s ethical requirements for suppliers, cf. Annex J.

If the tenderer must rely on other companies/sub-providers for complying with the qualification requirements, the tenderer shall submit a declaration of commitment verifying that the tenderer has other companies HR at disposal in case of contract award.

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition
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: 8
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
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: 08/08/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 15/08/2018
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Norwegian
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 01/11/2018
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of 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:

The procurement is announced on the NSB group´s procurement portal; https://anskaffelser.nsb.no/Default.aspx. All documents are available on the portal. In order to be able to see the information under the section “spørsmål og svar" (questions and answers) in the Procurement portal, the tenderer must register and change the status to "har til hensikt å tilby" ("intends to submit tender").

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
NSB AS
Postboks 1800 Sentrum
Oslo
0048
Norway
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:
09/07/2018