Services - 575304-2018

28/12/2018    S249

Belgium-Brussels: Framework Contract on the execution of audits and controls and the development of audit and control strategies in the areas of Home Affairs and Justice

2018/S 249-575304

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Commission, Directorate-General for Migration and Home Affairs, Directorate E: Migration and Security Funds, Financial Resources and Monitoring
Postal address: Office LX46 - 5/115
Town: Brussels
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Postal code: 1049
Country: Belgium
E-mail: HOME-TENDERS@ec.europa.eu

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://ec.europa.eu/home-affairs/financing/tenders_en

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=4308
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=4308
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
II.1.1)Title:

Framework Contract on the execution of audits and controls and the development of audit and control strategies in the areas of Home Affairs and Justice

II.1.2)Main CPV code
79212000 Auditing services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Framework Contract aims to provide services for auditing programmes and projects financed from the Union Budget under the programmes managed by the Directorate-General for Migration and Home Affairs and Directorate-General Justice and Consumers either under direct, shared or indirect management mode.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 8 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79212400 Fraud audit services
79212500 Accounting review services
79212100 Financial auditing services
79212200 Internal audit services
79419000 Evaluation consultancy services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: BE BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Main site or place of performance:

EU Member States + Norway, Switzerland, Iceland and Liechtenstein

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Framework Contract enables the Contracting Authority to lay down, in advance, the terms and conditions to carry out the types of services as mentioned below for programmes and projects financed from the Union Budget under the above programmes over a given period of time. The Framework Contract is used for the financing of audits launched on the initiative of the Contracting Authority.

Tasks:

Batch auditing assignments:

— Under direct management mode:

Financial audits / On-the-spot controls of expenditure

— Under shared management mode:

Audits of projects / Audit of accounts/financial statements / Financial audits/expenditure verifications

Complementary or Particular auditing assignments

— Under direct management mode:

Sytem audit / Re-performance audit / Information technology (IT) audits

Under both management modes:

Technical and support assistance services to the Contracting Authority during own audits and fieldwork / Verification of funding / Technical and support assistance services to the Contracting Authority with associated desk audit work

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
Value excluding VAT: 8 000 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
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: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

Internal Security Fund Asylum, Migration and Integration Fund

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:

Audit firm (as defined by Directive 2006/43/EC)

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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
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.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 28/02/2019
Local time: 16:00
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:
Bulgarian, Czech, Danish, German, Greek, English, Spanish, Estonian, Finnish, French, Irish, Croatian, Hungarian, Italian, Lithuanian, Latvian, Maltese, Dutch, Polish, Portuguese, Romanian, Slovak, Slovenian, Swedish
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 05/03/2019
Local time: 15:00
Place:

European Commission, DG HOME, rue du Luxembourg 46, 1049 Brussels, BELGIUM.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Each tender may be represented by no more than one person (an email should be sent to HOME-TENDERS@ec.europa.eu, at least one working day in advance)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: European Court of Justice
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1

Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu/jcms/jcms/j_6/

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: European Ombudsman
Town: Strasbourg
Country: France

Internet address: http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu

VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: General Court
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: L-2925
Country: Luxembourg

Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu/jcms/jcms/j_6/

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
21/12/2018