Services - 64305-2018

13/02/2018    S30    European Commission - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

Belgium-Brussels: Green Growth and Circular Economy — Supporting activities for stakeholder engagement, exchange of information and best practices.(2 Lots)

2018/S 030-064305

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
European Commission, Directorate-General for Environment
ENV.A.5- Finance BU-9 01/005
Brussels
1049
Belgium
Contact person: Markets Team
E-mail: env-tenders@ec.europa.eu
NUTS code: BE

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://ec.europa.eu/environment/funding/calls_en.htm

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
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=3240
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to 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
II.1.1)Title:

Green Growth and Circular Economy — Supporting activities for stakeholder engagement, exchange of information and best practices.(2 Lots)

Reference number: ENV.B.1/FRA/2018/0002
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The call for tender is split into 2 different lots.

Lot 1 will cover analytical and continuous support services for stakeholder engagement.

Lot 2 will cover ad-hoc stakeholder engagement activities and stakeholder engagement toolkit.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 28 000 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 2
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Analytical and continuous support services for stakeholders' engagement

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90700000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00
Main site or place of performance:

Extra Muros.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1 will cover analytical and continuous support services for stakeholder engagement.

Tasks falling under Lot 1 will by nature be analytical and long-term. The actions may require research, policy analysis and/or the coordination of a variety of stakeholder engagement actions over a period of time. The objective is to continuously increase and build stakeholder engagement.

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Please note this was previously published in the PIN OJS 44 — 079856 with 3 lots and a budget of EUR 24 000 000 (6 000 000 x 4).

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Ad hoc stakeholder engagement activities and stakeholder engagement toolkit

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
90700000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: 00
Main site or place of performance:

Extra Muros.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2 will cover ad-hoc stakeholder engagement activities and stakeholder engagement toolkit.

Tasks falling under Lot 2 will cover ad-hoc or short-term support support services, such as event organisation and the development and implementation of a range of stakeholder engagement tools and outreach activities.

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: 20 000 000.00 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: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Please note this was previously published in the PIN OJS 44 — 079856 with 3 lots and a budget of EUR 24 000 000 (6 000 000 x 4).

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:

Please refer to Procurement Documents (see Point 1.1 and 1.7 of the tender specifications).

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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 5
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 044-079856
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 26/03/2018
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: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 09/04/2018
Local time: 10:30
Place:

Avenue de Beaulieu 5, B - 1160 Brussels. Salle D.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

A maximum of 2 representatives per tender may attend the opening (no expenses paid).

For organisational and security reasons, the tenderer must provide the full name and ID or passport number of the representatives at least 3 working days in advance to: env-tenders@ec.europa.eu.

Failing that, the contracting authority reserves the right to refuse access to its premises.

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:

In line with Article 134.1.e) of the Rules of Application to the Financial Regulation Nº 2015/1929 of 30.10.2015, during the 3 years following conclusion of the original contract, the Contracting Authority will be able to use the negotiated procedure for additional services (without prior publication of a contract notice) for new services or works consisting in the repetition of similar services or works entrusted to the economic operator to which the same Contracting Authority awarded an original contract, provided that these services or works are in conformity with a basic project for which the original contract was awarded after publication of a contract notice, subject to the conditions set out in paragraph 4 of Article 134.

Tender documents will be available for download at the address indicated under Heading I.3. The website will be updated regularly and it is the tenderers' responsibility to check for updates and modifications during the tendering period.

Point IV.1.3 of this form does not allow for different options for each Lot. This procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement with a single operator for Lot 2 and a Framework agreement with several operators (4) for Lot 1. See tender specifications.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
General Court
Rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Luxembourg
L-2925
Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
E-mail: GeneralCourt.Registry@curia.europa.eu
Fax: +352 43032100

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

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

You may submit any observations concerning the award procedure to the Contracting Authority indicated under Heading I.1.

If you believe that there was maladministration, you may lodge a complaint to the European Ombudsman within 2 years of the date when you became aware of the facts on which the complaint is based (see http:// www.ombudsman.europa.eu). Such complaint does not have as an effect either to suspend the time-limit to launch an appeal or to open a new period for lodging an appeal.

Within 2 months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
02/02/2018