Services - 410636-2021

Submission deadline has been amended by:  455385-2021
13/08/2021    S156

Greece-Thessaloniki: European Learning in Work (LiW) Survey and Enterprise Case Studies: Data Collection on the Incidence, Drivers, and Benefits of In-Work Learning and the Role of the Work and Learning Context

2021/S 156-410636

Contract notice

Services

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

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Centre for the Development of Vocational Training (Cedefop)
Postal address: 'Service Post' - Europe 123
Town: Thessaloniki
NUTS code: EL522 Θεσσαλονίκη / Thessaloniki
Postal code: 57001
Country: Greece
Contact person: 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=9141
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=9141
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:

European Learning in Work (LiW) Survey and Enterprise Case Studies: Data Collection on the Incidence, Drivers, and Benefits of In-Work Learning and the Role of the Work and Learning Context

Reference number: AO/DSL/JVLOO-MKANK-KPOUL/LIW/009/21
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79300000 Market and economic research; polling and statistics
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

This invitation to tender request for the acquisition of services aimed at collecting data and information that will enhance understanding by Cedefop and the wider research/policy community of the incidence of different types and forms of learning in work (LiW) settings, the factors, contextual conditions and individual characteristics driving such learning and the direct and wider benefits of work-related learning.

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:

Laying the Groundwork for a Quantitative Learning in Work Survey among Adults and the Preparation and Implementation of a Mixed-Methods Case Study Research on Learning in Work in Enterprises

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79300000 Market and economic research; polling and statistics
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: EL522 Θεσσαλονίκη / Thessaloniki
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1 involves three tasks:

1. the laying of the groundwork in preparation of a quantitative survey of a representative sample of adult workers in each EU-27 Member State based on a ‘master questionnaire’ (in English) developed by Cedefop;

2. provision of statistical support;

3. the preparation, organisation, piloting and full implementation of mixed-methods (qualitative/quantitative) case study research focused on learning in work settings in selected enterprises in every EU Member State.

For more details pleaser refer to 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: 1 369 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract shall have an initial duration of 24 months and will be automatically renewed up to 2 times, each for an additional period of 12 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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Provision of Socio-economic Online Panels for Testing and Piloting the Quantitative Learning in Work (LiW) Survey and the Mainstage Fieldwork of the LiW Survey

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79300000 Market and economic research; polling and statistics
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: EL522 Θεσσαλονίκη / Thessaloniki
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2 involves provision of online panel respondents to the quantitative Cedefop LiW survey of a representative sample of adult workers in each EU-27 Member State. For more information please refer to 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: 431 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract shall have an initial duration of 24 months and will be automatically renewed up to 2 times, each for an additional period of 12 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:

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
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: 27/09/2021
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: 26/03/2022
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 30/09/2021
Local time: 11:00
Place:

Cedefop's premises in Thessaloniki, Greece. The ‘local time’ mentioned above shall be understood as Greek local time (UTC+03:00 at the date of the opening).

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Due to Covid-19 outbreak, the public opening of tenders will take place virtually. For more information please see point 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:

1. In case of unavailability or disruptions in the functioning of the electronic means of communication provided in section I.3) in the last five 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;

2. In point IV.2.2) 'Time limit for receipt of tenders', local time must be understood as Greek local time (UTC+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: 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 two 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:
03/08/2021