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Services - 403965-2019

28/08/2019    S165    Agencies - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: EU Aid Volunteers Initiative: Training Programme, Online and Face-to-Face Courses for Candidate Volunteers

2019/S 165-403965

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Regulation (EU, Euratom) No 2018/1046

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA)
Postal address: avenue du Bourget 1, For the attention of: Unit R2 — Finances, Accounting, Programming, Office SPA2 06/98, ref.: Call for tenders EACEA/2019/02
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE10
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: EACEA Tenders
E-mail: EACEA-TENDERS@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://eacea.ec.europa.eu/homepage_en

Address of the buyer profile: https://eacea.ec.europa.eu/about-eacea/calls-for-tenders_en

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=4878
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=4878
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:

EU Aid Volunteers Initiative: Training Programme, Online and Face-to-Face Courses for Candidate Volunteers

Reference number: EACEA/2019/02
II.1.2)Main CPV code
80500000 - FA04
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The agency wishes to conclude a contract to buy services for guided online training courses via a central training platform and face-to-face modules in the European Union (duration 9-12 days) including travel and accommodation of participants, and services for the assessment of the competences of candidate volunteers according to the provisions of Art. 3 and Annex of Regulation No 375/2014.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 8 400 000.00 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)
80310000 - JA07
80521000
80550000
80562000
80420000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE100
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Objectives of the framework contract: to implement the training programme for the EU Aid Volunteers initiative pursuant to the Commission Implementing Regulation 1244/2014 (IR) and to prepare training and assessment of candidate volunteers. The training programme is based on the competence framework as provided for in the Delegated Regulation 1398/2014 (DR). It consists of a combined learning approach based on online training and face-to-face courses in the European Union (duration 9-12 days) including travel and accommodation of participants. It includes all mandatory and optional modules. It also covers assessment after training as introduced in the IR as well as the assessment of the competences of candidate volunteers according to the provisions of Art. 3 and Annex of Regulation (EU) 375/2014.

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: 8 400 000.00 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:

See internet address provided under Heading I.3.

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: yes
Identification of the project:

EU Aid Volunteers Programme

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

See internet address under Heading I.3.

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

See internet address under Heading I.3.

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:

See internet address under Heading I.3.

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 a single operator
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 068-158393
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 09/10/2019
Local time: 16:00
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: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 10/10/2019
Local time: 10:00
Place:

SPA2 Room J-59 00/SDE1, rue Joseph II 59, 1000 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

See internet address under Heading I.3.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

See internet address under Heading I.3.

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: CG.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100

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

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:
21/08/2019