Services - 335527-2021

05/07/2021    S127

France-Valenciennes: Consultancy Support on Vehicle Authorisations Applications

2021/S 127-335527

Contract notice

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Union Agency for Railways (ERA)
Postal address: 120 rue Marc Lefrancq
Town: Valenciennes
NUTS code: FRE11 Nord
Postal code: 59300
Country: France
Contact person: Mr Thomas Borriello
E-mail: Procurement@era.europa.eu
Telephone: +33 327096501
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.era.europa.eu/
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=8383
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=8383
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: railways

Section II: Object

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

Consultancy Support on Vehicle Authorisations Applications

Reference number: ERA 2021 02 OP
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71356200 Technical assistance services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The subject of this call for tenders is to provide consultancy support to the contracting authority on vehicle authorisations applications.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: FRE11 Nord
Main site or place of performance:

Contractor’s premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Agency seeks for the provision of technical assessment services provided for applications linked to the tasks described in the tender specifications and during the review/appeal stages. The aim of the tender procedure is to establish framework contracts with maximum three service providers to perform the services detailed in the tender specifications.

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: 1 500 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Initial duration of 12 months automatically renewable up to 3 times, each time for a 12-month period, thus the maximum possible contract duration is 48 months.

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: 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
List and brief description of conditions:

See procurement documents.

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

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: 09/09/2021
Local time: 11:00
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 10/09/2021
Local time: 14:30
Place:

Contracting Authority premises in Valenciennes (France).

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

See Invitation to Tender.

Section VI: Complementary information

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

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
Town: Luxembourg
Country: Luxembourg
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
28/06/2021