Services - 384136-2019

14/08/2019    S156

Bulgaria-Sofia: Information Services, Consultancy and Assistance to Communication Activities for the Information Centre of the EC Representation in Bulgaria

2019/S 156-384136

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, COMM — Communication, COMM.DGA1.C.SO -Sofia – Representation in Bulgaria
Town: Sofia
Country: Bulgaria
Internet address(es):
Main address:
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
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

Information Services, Consultancy and Assistance to Communication Activities for the Information Centre of the EC Representation in Bulgaria

Reference number: COMM/SOF/2019/OP/0004
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79621000 Supply services of office personnel
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The general objective of the centre is to provide quality information services about the European Union (EU) for the general public, policy makers and the media: to inform European citizens about the EU, the European institutions and policies, and, in particular, about the rights of EU citizens and the EU’s priorities.

Contracting authority is seeking a qualified and experienced contractor to provide information and assistance services for the EU information centre.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 220 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79621000 Supply services of office personnel
79992000 Reception services
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Information services, consultancy and assistance to communication activities for the information centre of the EC Rep in Bulgaria

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: As per tender documentations / Weighting: 60
Price - Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
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

Tenderers are invited to check regularly the internet address provided in Section I.3). for any additional information during the tendering procedure.

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 URL address provided 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

Section IV: Procedure

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 a single operator
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: 26/09/2019
Local time: 15:00
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: 01/10/2019
Local time: 10:00

IN the EC Representation premises, 124 G. S. Rakovski St. 1000 Sofia BULGARIA.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Max 2 persons per tenderer will be allowed to the opening session following the conditions art 3.2 of the invitation to tender.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
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
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address:
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See internet address provided in Section I.3).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: