Services - 443067-2020

21/09/2020    S183

Norway-Molde: Career guidance services

2020/S 183-443067

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Møre og Romsdal Fylkeskommune
National registration number: 944183779
Postal address: Fylkeshuset
Town: Molde
Postal code: 6404
Country: Norway
Contact person: Jorid Nerland
Telephone: +47 91837964
Fax: +47 71258721
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
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
National or federal agency/office
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

2020-73 Career Møre og Romsdal

Reference number: 2020/73
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79634000 Career guidance services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Møre og Romsdal County, c/o the Department for Education requests tenders for the provision of services related to career guidance for the population in the County, as well as career guidance for people in the target group for the introductory programs.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 8 000 000.00 NOK
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80400000 Adult and other education services
80521000 Training programme services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NO053 Møre og Romsdal
Main site or place of performance:

Several locations in the County.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The assignment contains two lots and is published in one call for tenders. There must be one provider for each lot.

The assignment consists of lot A, which is the ordinary tender and lot B, which is guidance services under the new integration law.

The contracting authority requires that applicants must apply for both lot A and lot B. We base this on the fact that both ordinary career guidance and guidance prior to the introductory program are statutory tasks that must be included the County’s career centres and that we want the broadest possible professional environment for the guidance services.

A framework agreement will be signed with one service provider per region. The agreement period is 1 year. Option for 3 (1 + 1 + 1) years extension.

The service is statutory.

See the tender documentation for a detailed description.

We encourage tenderers to submit questions within the deadline for questions if something is unclear. This must be done in writing in the Mercell system.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Expertise and implementation / Weighting: 70
Price - Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 8 000 000.00 NOK
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
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: yes
Description of options:

Three options for 1 year each.

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:

Company Registration Certificate.

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

Economic implementation ability

Description of requirements/documentation: the tenderer must have good economic and financial implementation ability and must comply with the requirement by stating the operating result, e.g. a rating from a certified credit rating agency. ‘Good implementation ability’ is defined as score A/equivalent to score A or better. The contracting authority can require documentation before the agreement is signed.

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

Tenderers must describe their organisation.

Documentation: the tenderer must briefly describe the company's total capacity for the organisation/the part of the organisation that will be involved in the provision of the service. Information shall be provided on the number of employees, overall competence and experience with services of the same or similar nature. To be attached to the tender.

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 several operators
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: 27/10/2020
Local time: 12:00
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:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 2 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 27/10/2020
Local time: 13:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Romsdal Tingrett
Town: Molde
Country: Norway
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: