Services - 353059-2016

11/10/2016    S196    Agencies - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Finland-Helsinki: Provision of interim staff to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)

2016/S 196-353059

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Annankatu 18
Helsinki
00121
Finland
Contact person: Finance Unit
Telephone: +358 9686180
E-mail: procurement@echa.europa.eu
NUTS code: FI181

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.echa.europa.eu

Address of the buyer profile: http://echa.europa.eu/about-us/procurement

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=1930
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
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Provision of interim staff to the European Chemicals Agency (ECHA).

Reference number: ECHA/2016/275.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79621000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The aim of this open call for tenders is the signature of multiple framework contracts in cascade with several service providers for the provision of interim services for ECHA to perform tasks corresponding to the profiles mentioned in the tender specifications.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 8 000 000.00 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: FI181
Main site or place of performance:

ECHA's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Call for tenders to establish multiple framework service contracts in cascade with at least 2 service providers for the provision of interim services for the Agency in Helsinki.

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: 8 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial duration of the framework contract shall be 2 years. The framework contract may be renewed twice for a period of 1 year each time.

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

By virtue of Article 134(1)(e) and Article 134(4) of the rules of application of the Financial Regulation, ECHA reserves the option to launch a negotiated procedure with the contractors chosen as a result of the present call for tenders for new services consisting in the repetition of similar services, during the 3 years following the signature of the original contract.

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:

As stated in the 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
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:

As described in the procurement documents.

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
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.1.4)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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 28/11/2016
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:
English, Bulgarian, Danish, German, Greek, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Spanish, Swedish, Czech
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: 08/12/2016
Local time: 14:00
Place:

ECHA's premises in Annankatu 18, FI-00120 Helsinki, FINLAND.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

1 authorised representative per tenderer.

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:

Tenderers and participants in this procurement procedure are informed that for the purposes of safeguarding the financial interests of the Union, their personal data may be transferred to internal audit services, to the European Court of Auditors, to the financial irregularities panel or to the European Anti-Fraud Office (OLAF). The contracting authority and OLAF may also check or require an audit on the implementation of the contract resulting from this procurement procedure.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
General Court
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Luxembourg
2925
Luxembourg
Telephone: +358 4303-1
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Fax: +358 4303-2100

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

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

You may submit any observations concerning the award procedure to the contracting authority indicated under heading I.1. If you believe that there was maladministration, you may lodge a complaint to the European Ombudsman within 2 years of the date when you became aware of the facts on which the complaint is based (see http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu). Such complaint does not have as an effect either to suspend the time limit to launch an appeal or to open a new period for lodging an appeal. Within 2 months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
European Chemicals Agency (ECHA)
Annankatu 18
Helsinki
00121
Finland
Telephone: +358 9686180
E-mail: procurement@echa.europa.eu

Internet address: http://echa.europa.eu/web/guest/about-us/procurement

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
29/09/2016