Services - 67677-2019

12/02/2019    S30    - - Services - Contract award notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Belfast: Tax consultancy services

2019/S 030-067677

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Queen's University Belfast
Procurement Office, University Road
Belfast
BT7 1NN
United Kingdom
Contact person: Jackie Glackin
Telephone: +44 2890973026
E-mail: j.glackin@qub.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKN06

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.qub.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.qub.ac.uk/directorates/FinanceDirectorate/Visitors/Procurement/

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Education

Section II: Object

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

QUB/1730/18 Contract for Provision of Tax Consultancy

Reference number: QUB/1730/18
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79221000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The University requires high quality tax advice in areas which affect the strategic and operational workings of a large and complex research intensive university. Inline with other Higher Education Institutions, Queen’s has a range of tax issues which are specific to the sector, and it is critical that the Economic Operator is able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of such issues and that, as a result, it is able to provide immediate, accurate and in-depth relevant advice. Further, the appointed economic operator should demonstrate that the University’s Tax Manager will have direct access to those individuals possessing the specialist knowledge.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 435 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79221000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN06
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The University requires high quality tax advice in areas which affect the strategic and operational workings of a large and complex research intensive university. In line with other Higher Education Institutions, Queen’s has a range of tax issues which are specific to the sector, and it is critical that the Economic Operator is able to demonstrate a thorough knowledge of such issues and that, as a result, it is able to provide immediate, accurate and in-depth relevant advice. Further, the appointed economic operator should demonstrate that the University’s Tax Manager will have direct access to those individuals possessing the specialist knowledge.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Technical / Weighting: 85
Price - Weighting: 15
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The contract shall be for a period of 3 years, with options to extend by up to a further 48 months.

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 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.1.6)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: 2018/S 112-255090
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: C/QUB/1730/18
Lot No: 1
Title:

Provision of Tax Consultancy

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
09/01/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 1
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 3
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
KPMG LLP
1 St Peter’s Square
Manchester
M2 3AE
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1612464265
NUTS code: UKD33

Internet address: https://home.kpmg/uk/en/home/services.html

The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 435 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 435 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Queen's University Belfast
Belfast
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Queen's University Belfast
Procurement Office, University Road
Belfast
BT7 1NN
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2890973026
E-mail: j.glackin@qub.ac.uk

Internet address: https://www.qub.ac.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
07/02/2019