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Luxembourg-Luxembourg: European statistical training programme (ESTP)

2014/S 249-440400

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: European Commission, Eurostat
Postal address: rue Alcide de Gasperi
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2920
Country: Luxembourg
Contact person: Pieter Everaers
E-mail: estat-estp-contacts@ec.europa.eu
Fax: +352 4301-32139

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://ec.europa.eu/eurostat

Electronic access to information: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=658

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:
Official name: European Commission, Eurostat
Postal address: rue Alcide de Gasperi
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2920
Country: Luxembourg
Contact person: Pieter Everaers
E-mail: estat-estp-contacts@ec.europa.eu
Fax: +352 4301-32139
Internet address: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=658

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to:
Official name: European Commission, Eurostat
Postal address: Jean Monnet Building, rue Alcide de Gasperi
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2920
Country: Luxembourg
For the attention of: Eurostat, Unit A5 (CAD) BECH F2/907

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.3)Main activity
Other: Statistics.
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
European statistical training programme (ESTP).
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 10: Market research and public opinion polling services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The place of work will be the contractor's usual workplace or the Commission's premises. However, the contractor may choose the training sites for the course(s) in whatever country of the EU or the EFTA.
NUTS code
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
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 3

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The statistical services forming the subject of this invitation to tender are divided into the following lots:
lot 1: statistical methodology,
lot 2: information models and standards for data and processes (including quality),
lot 3: modernisation of ESS business architecture,
lot 4: new data sources,
lot 5: dissemination and communication,
lot 6: environmental statistics and accounts,
lot 7: economic statistics,
lot 8: theory and practice of harmonised indices of consumer prices (HICP),
lot 9: social statistics.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79330000 Statistical 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:
Lot 1: a maximum of 32 courses will be organised over 4 years, up to a maximum of 8 courses per year. The duration of each course is expected to be between 2 and 5 delivery days.
Lot 2: a maximum of 44 courses will be organised over 4 years, up to a maximum of 11 courses per year. The duration of each course is expected to be between 2 and 5 delivery days.
Lot 3: a maximum of 48 courses will be organised over 4 years, up to a maximum of 12 courses per year. The duration of each course is expected to be between 2 and 4 delivery days.
Lot 4: a maximum of 24 courses will be organised over 4 years, up to a maximum of 6 courses per year. The duration of each course is expected to be between 3 and 5 delivery days.
Lot 5: a maximum of 24 courses will be organised over 4 years, up to a maximum of 6 courses per year. The duration of each course is expected to be between 2 and 5 delivery days.
Lot 6: a maximum of 20 courses will be organised over 4 years, up to a maximum of 5 courses per year. The duration of each course is expected to be between 2 and 5 delivery days.
Lot 7: a maximum of 24 courses will be organised over 4 years, up to a maximum of 6 courses per year. The duration of each course is expected to be between 2 and 10 delivery days.
Lot 8: a maximum of 8 courses will be organised over 4 years, up to a maximum of 2 courses per year. The duration of each course is expected to be between 3 and 4 delivery days.
Lot 9: a maximum of 40 courses will be organised over 4 years, up to a maximum of 10 courses per year. The duration of each course is expected to be between 2 and 5 delivery days.
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Statistical methodology
1)Short description
Statistical methodology.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79330000 Statistical services

3)Quantity or scope
A maximum of 32 courses will be organised over 4 years, up to a maximum of 8 courses per year. The duration of each course is expected to be between 2 and 5 delivery days.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Information models and standards for data and processes (including quality)
1)Short description
Information models and standards for data and processes (including quality).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79330000 Statistical services

3)Quantity or scope
A maximum of 44 courses will be organised over 4 years, up to a maximum of 11 courses per year. The duration of each course is expected to be between 2 and 5 delivery days.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Modernisation of ESS business architecture
1)Short description
Modernisation of ESS business architecture.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79330000 Statistical services

3)Quantity or scope
A maximum of 48 courses will be organised over 4 years, up to a maximum of 12 courses per year. The duration of each course is expected to be between 2 and 4 delivery days.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: New data sources
1)Short description
New data sources.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79330000 Statistical services

3)Quantity or scope
A maximum of 24 courses will be organised over 4 years, up to a maximum of 6 courses per year. The duration of each course is expected to be between 3 and 5 delivery days.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 5 Lot title: Dissemination and communication
1)Short description
Dissemination and communication.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79330000 Statistical services

3)Quantity or scope
A maximum of 24 courses will be organised over 4 years, up to a maximum of 6 courses per year. The duration of each course is expected to be between 2 and 5 delivery days.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 6 Lot title: Environmental statistics and accounts
1)Short description
Environmental statistics and accounts.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79330000 Statistical services

3)Quantity or scope
A maximum of 20 courses will be organised over 4 years, up to a maximum of 5 courses per year. The duration of each course is expected to be between 2 and 5 delivery days.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 7 Lot title: Economic statistics
1)Short description
Economic statistics.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79330000 Statistical services

3)Quantity or scope
A maximum of 24 courses will be organised over 4 years, up to a maximum of 6 courses per year. The duration of each course is expected to be between 2 and 10 delivery days.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 8 Lot title: Theory and practice of harmonised indices of consumer prices (HICP)
1)Short description
Theory and practice of harmonised indices of consumer prices (HICP).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79330000 Statistical services

3)Quantity or scope
A maximum of 8 courses will be organised over 4 years, up to a maximum of 2 courses per year. The duration of each course is expected to be between 3 and 4 delivery days.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 9 Lot title: Social statistics
1)Short description
Social statistics.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79330000 Statistical services

3)Quantity or scope
A maximum of 40 courses will be organised over 4 years, up to a maximum of 10 courses per year. The duration of each course is expected to be between 2 and 5 delivery days.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
Duration in months: 48 (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:
See tender specifications.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
See tender specifications.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
See tender specifications.
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: See tender specifications.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See tender specifications.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See tender specifications.
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 below

1. Comprehension. Weighting 10

2. Technical approach and methodology. Weighting 40

3. Work plan and timetable. Weighting 10

4. Management arrangements. Weighting 25

5. Quality arrangements. Weighting 15

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:
ESTAT/A/2014/023.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
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: 25.2.2015
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
9.3.2015 - 16:00
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
Any EU official language
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 19.3.2015 - 10:00

Place:

Eurostat, room BECH B4/444, Joseph Bech Building, 5, rue A. Weicker, 2721 Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: 1 authorised representative of each tenderer may be present at this opening session. A written authorisation signed by the tenderer or his duly authorised agent must be handled to the chairman of the opening committee.

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
Direct electronic access to tender documentation is provided at the Internet address mentioned in Annex A.II.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: 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.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
17.12.2014