Services - 513867-2018

22/11/2018    S225

Belgium-Brussels: Provision of consultancy services for the development and implementation of structural reforms in Member States

2018/S 225-513867

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Secretariat-General, Structural Reform Support Service (SRSS)
Postal address: Rue de la Loi 170
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
Contact person: SRSS Unit 01 "Budget and Finance"
Telephone: +32 22951704
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
Additional information can be obtained from 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

Provision of consultancy services for the development and implementation of structural reforms in Member States

Reference number: SRSS/2018/01/FWC/002
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

7 contractors for the provision of consultancy services (to support the design and/or implementation of reforms) in one or more of the MS in one or several of the following policy areas:

— Governance and Public administration including digital administration,

— Revenue administration and Public Financial Management,

— Growth and business environment,

— Labour market, health, social services, education, pensions,

— Financial Sector and Access to finance.

The support may require targeted expertise in areas such as e.g. health, taxation, energy, environment and will be funded mainly by the SRSP (Regulation (EU) 2017/825 of the EP and of the Council, as last amended).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 100 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
Main site or place of performance:

One, several or all EU Member States

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The types of services provided under this framework contract may cover support for reform in any reform policy area related to cohesion, competitiveness, productivity, innovation, smart, sustainable, and inclusive growth, jobs and investment.

II.2.14)Additional information

SRSS envisages the publication of an Open call for tenders. Participation is open on equal terms to all natural and legal persons (sole tenderers or consortia of economic operators) within the scope of the Treaties, to all natural and legal persons established in a third country which has a special agreement with EU on procurement, to WTO GPA Member states and Subcontracting is allowed.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Structural Reform Support Service within the Secretariat general of the European Commission is in charge, among others, of the implementation of the Structural Reform Support Programme (Regulation (EU) 2017/825, as last amended) for the provision of tailor-made assistance to Member States, upon their request, to support them in the design and implementation of institutional, administrative and growth-sustaining structural reforms and, in this context, also helps them make an efficient and effective use of relevant Union funds.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: