Services - 364215-2020

04/08/2020    S149

Greece-Thessaloniki: Promoting Lifelong Learning of Adults Through CVET Systems and Upskilling Pathways

2020/S 149-364215

Contract notice

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Cedefop - European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training
Postal address: 'Service Post' - Europe 123
Town: Thessaloniki
NUTS code: EL522 Θεσσαλονίκη
Postal code: 57001
Country: Greece
Contact person: Ms Dimitra Eleftheroudi
E-mail: c4t-services@cedefop.europa.eu
Telephone: +30 2310490192
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.cedefop.europa.eu
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.cedefop.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=6926
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=6926
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Education

Section II: Object

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

Promoting Lifelong Learning of Adults Through CVET Systems and Upskilling Pathways

Reference number: AO/DLE/LSALVA-RCDCR/CVETsystems&UpskillingPathways/005/20
II.1.2)Main CPV code
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The subject of this invitation to tender is to conclude two service contracts for the acquisition of services to develop two studies aimed at supporting lifelong learning through upskilling pathways and through the development of CVET systems that provide all individuals the opportunity to be and remain employable, manage transitions in the labour market and actively contribute to the well-being of society.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 2
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Strategies and Partnerships for CVET – Towards Systems for Learning Conducive Work Environments and Learning Intensive Working Lives

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

Contractor's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1 aims at identifying approaches/strategies leading, in the long-term, to CVET systems underpinned by learning conducive work environments and learning intensive working lives and by a shift in enterprises’ and people’s attitude and behaviour towards CVET.

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: 350 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Thematic Country Reviews (TCRs) on Upskilling Pathways for Low Skilled Adults

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

Contractor's premises.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2 addresses the development of systematic, coordinated and coherent approaches to lifelong skill development, upskilling and reskilling of low skilled adults through in-depth reviews of countries’ approach to the implementation of the Recommendation on Upskilling Pathways in two volunteer countries.

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: 500 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
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: 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:

For more information please refer to 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.2)Conditions related to the contract
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
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: 22/09/2020
Local time: 15:59
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
Tender must be valid until: 21/03/2021
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 24/09/2020
Local time: 11:00
Place:

Cedefop's premises in Thessaloniki-Greece. The 'local time' mentioned above shall be understood as Greek local time (UTC+3 at the date of the opening).

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Each tenderer may be represented at the opening of tenders by maximum 2 representatives. The names of the persons attending the opening must be notified in writing by email (C4T-services@cedefop.europa.eu) at least 3 working days prior to the opening session. Failing that, Cedefop reserves the right to refuse access to its premises.

Section VI: Complementary information

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

In point IV.2.2) - 'Time limit for receipt of tenders', local time must be understood as Greek local time (UTC+3 at the date of submission of offers).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: Rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: cfi.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 43032100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not have as an effect either to suspend this period or to open a new period for lodging appeals.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: General Court
Postal address: Rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: cfi.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 43032100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
28/07/2020