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01/12/2015    S232

Ireland-Dublin: Translation services

2015/S 232-422172

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: The Office of Government Procurement
National registration number: N/A
Postal address: 3A Mayor Street Upper
Town: Dublin
Postal code: 1
Country: Ireland
Contact person: Tender Operations
E-mail: support@ogp.gov.ie
Telephone: +353 761008000

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.procurement.ie

Address of the buyer profile: http://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Supplier/CompanyInformation/Index/351

Electronic access to information: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=94658&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=94658&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Official name: Other Public Sector Bodies
Country: Ireland

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Multi Supplier Framework Agreement for the Provision of Translation Services (excluding Irish).
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Ireland.

NUTS code IE IRELAND

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 10

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 24

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 4 000 000 EUR
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The purpose of this competition is to establish a Multi Supplier Framework Agreement for the Provision of Translation Services (excluding Irish) with a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 10 Framework Members (subject to the quality of tender responses).
The Framework will be available for use across the entire public sector.
The Framework Agreement will be divided into six (6) Lots as outlined below:
Lot 1: Central Government Departments (excluding the Department of Justice and Equality).
Lot 2: The Department of Justice and Equality (excluding An Garda Síochána).
Lot 3: An Garda Síochána.
Lot 4: The Health Sector.
Lot 5: The Education Sector.
Lot 6: Local Government.
Contracts will be awarded for individual Lots following mini competitions amongst Framework Members.
The Lots as described are anticipated but not guaranteed. The Contracting authority reserves the right to alter these Lots if required to do so by Framework Clients.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79530000 Translation services

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Multi-Supplier Framework Agreement for the Provision of Translation Services (excluding Irish).
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 0 and 4 000 000 EUR
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 024 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Central Government Departments (excluding the Department of Justice and Equality)
1)Short description
Ministers of the Government of Ireland, Central Government Departments, Offices and non-commercial Agencies and Organisations (excluding the Department of Justice and Equality and all bodies under its aegis) which have a formal reporting and legal relationship to Central Government Departments, including but not limited to The Office of Public Works and the Defence Forces.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79530000 Translation services

3)Quantity or scope
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 0 and 4 000 000 EUR
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: The Department of Justice and Equality (excluding An Garda Síochána)
1)Short description
The Department of Justice and Equality its Offices, Agencies and other bodies which have a formal reporting relationship to the Department including but not limited to the Courts Service, the Irish Prison Service, the Irish Naturalisation and Immigration Service, the Office of Refugee Applications Commissioner, the Refugee Appeals Tribunal, the Legal Aid Board and the Reception and Integration Agency).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79530000 Translation services

3)Quantity or scope
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 0 and 4 000 000 EUR
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: An Garda Síochána
1)Short description
An Garda Síochána is the national police force of The Republic of Ireland. It is headed by the Garda Commissioner, who is appointed by the Government. For policing purposes Ireland is divided into 6 regions which are in turn further divided into divisions, districts and sub-districts. Each sub-district usually has 1 police station. Currently there are approximately 560 Garda stations throughout the country.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79530000 Translation services

3)Quantity or scope
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 0 and 4 000 000 EUR
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: The Health Sector
1)Short description
Contracting authorities in the Irish health sector including, but not limited to, the Health Service Executive (HSE), the Health Information and Quality Authority (HIQA) and bodies including hospitals delivering health and personal services funded by more than 50 % from HSE and / or Central Government Exchequer funds.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79530000 Translation services

3)Quantity or scope
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 0 and 4 000 000 EUR
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 5 Lot title: The Education Sector
1)Short description
Primary, Post Primary, Special and Secondary Schools, Vocational and Third Level Educational Establishments including but not limited to Education Training Boards (ETB's), Institutes of Technology, Colleges of Education and Universities.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79530000 Translation services

3)Quantity or scope
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 0 and 4 000 000 EUR
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 6 Lot title: Local Government
1)Short description
All Regional and Local Government bodies including but not limited to Regional Assemblies, City and County Councils and library bodies.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79530000 Translation services

3)Quantity or scope
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 0 and 4 000 000 EUR
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Please refer to the Request for Tender documents associated with the notice published on www.etenders.gov.ie (RFT #101303).

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Please refer to the Request for Tender documents associated with the notice published on www.etenders.gov.ie (RFT #101303).

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Please refer to the Request for Tender documents associated with the notice published on www.etenders.gov.ie (RFT #101303).

III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the Request for Tender documents associated with the notice published on www.etenders.gov.ie (RFT #101303).

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the Request for Tender documents associated with the notice published on www.etenders.gov.ie (RFT #101303).

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to the Request for Tender documents associated with the notice published on www.etenders.gov.ie (RFT #101303).

III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:

Please refer to the Request for Tender documents associated with the notice published on www.etenders.gov.ie (RFT #101303).

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Please refer to the Request for Tender documents associated with the notice published on www.etenders.gov.ie (RFT #101303).

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
EMS018F
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 232-409109 of 2.12.2014

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 18.1.2016 - 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
18.1.2016 - 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 024 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 18.1.2016 - 13:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

Please refer to the Request for Tender documents associated with the notice published on www.etenders.gov.ie (RFT 101303).

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Official name: The High Court of Ireland
Country: Ireland
Telephone: +353 18886000

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Please consult with your own legal advisors.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
27.11.2015