Services - 531605-2020

06/11/2020    S217

Ireland-Dublin: Services furnished by business, professional and specialist organisations

2020/S 217-531605

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: National Transport Authority
National registration number: N/A
Postal address: Dun Sceine, Iveagh Court, Harcourt Lane
Town: Dublin 2
NUTS code: IE061 Dublin
Postal code: D02 WT20
Country: Ireland
Contact person: Ellen O'Connor
E-mail: procurement@nationaltransport.ie
Telephone: +353 18798300
Fax: +353 18798333
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.nationaltransport.ie
Address of the buyer profile: https://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/1149
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=177233&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=177233&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Transport

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Provision of Smarter Travel Services

II.1.2)Main CPV code
98110000 Services furnished by business, professional and specialist organisations
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The NTA are seeking a service provider to deliver the following services:

— Smarter Travel Workplaces Programme;

— Smarter Travel Campus Programme;

— Oversight of Green Schools Travel Programme;

— assisting the NTA in the area of mobility management;

— Bike Week and Other national/EU mobility promotions;

— provide stakeholder engagement support throughout the rollout of the BusConnects project and other major projects that NTA is involved in delivering.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72224000 Project management consultancy services
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services
73200000 Research and development consultancy services
73210000 Research consultancy services
73220000 Development consultancy services
79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
79342000 Marketing services
79411000 General management consultancy services
79413000 Marketing management consultancy services
79421000 Project-management services other than for construction work
79952000 Event services
80000000 Education and training services
90710000 Environmental management
92000000 Recreational, cultural and sporting services
98000000 Other community, social and personal services
98111000 Services furnished by business organisations
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE0 IRELAND
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The NTA are seeking a service provider to deliver the following services:

— Smarter Travel Workplaces Programme;

— Smarter Travel Campus Programme;

— Oversight of Green Schools Travel Programme;

— assisting the NTA in the area of mobility management;

— Bike Week and Other national/EU mobility promotions;

— provide stakeholder engagement support throughout the rollout of the BusConnects project and other major projects that NTA is involved in delivering.

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
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 expected initial term of the contract will be 2 years, with the option to extend on an annual basis thereafter up to a maximum total 4-year contract. The option to extend rests solely with the authority and will be based on service requirements, supplier performance and the availability of funding.

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:

As set out in the tender 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.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As set out in the tender documents.

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
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 09/12/2020
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:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 07/06/2021
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 09/12/2020
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority will not be responsible for any costs, charges or expenses incurred by candidates or tenderers relating to this contract award procedure irrespective of the outcome of the competition, or if the competition is postponed or cancelled. All costs incurred by interested parties in participating in this competition must be borne by them.

Any contract award will be subject to a number of preconditions, including production of a current tax clearance certificate or tax clearance statement from the Revenue Commissioners in Ireland. The contracting authority may terminate this competition (or any part thereof), change the basis of and the procedures for the bidding process, at any time, or procure the project by alternative means if it appears that the project can thereby be more advantageously procured.

The most economically advantageous or any tender will not automatically be accepted.

Refer to procurement documents for further information.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: High Court of Ireland
Postal address: Four Courts, Ground Floor (East Wing), Inns Quay
Town: Dublin 7
Country: Ireland
E-mail: highcourtcentraloffice@courts.ie
Telephone: +353 18886000
Fax: +353 18886125
Internet address: http://www.courts.ie
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

As set out in S.I. No 130/2010 European Communities (Public Authorities' Contracts) (Review Procedures) Regulations 2010 (in particular Regulation 7 thereof).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
02/11/2020