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11/03/2014    S49

Luxembourg-Luxembourg: EIB - VP-1165 Job design and evaluation

2014/S 049-080654

Contract notice

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s):

European Investment Bank, 98–100, boulevard Konrad Adenauer, 2950Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG. Contact: Mrs Véronique Paulon, Procurement and Purchasing Division, ref.: VP-1165. Tel. +352 4379-1. Fax +352 437704. E-mail:

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained at:

As in abovementioned contact point(s).

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained at:

As in abovementioned contact point(s).

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to:

As in abovementioned contact point(s).

I.2)Type of the contracting authority and main activity or activities:
European institution/agency or international organisation.
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no.

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
VP-1165 Job design and evaluation.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance:
Service category: No 27.
Main place of performance: Luxembourg.
II.1.3)The notice involves:
The establishment of a framework agreement.
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement:
Framework agreement with a single operator.
Duration of the framework agreement: Duration in year(s): up to 4 years.
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
The European Investment Bank aims to conclude a framework agreement with a service provider able to advise and support the European Investment Bank Group (EIB Group) in improving its methodology, approach, processes and tools for job design and job evaluation, their application and acceptance. Upon request from the EIB Group, the service provider will:
(i) review the Bank's job architecture, methodology, tools and processes for job analysis and evaluation and propose improvements; and
(ii) carry out selective job analyses and evaluations as well as other related services at the Bank and the Fund.
NB: in order to take part in this call for tender, interested parties should request the complete tender specifications from the EIB beforehand. The criteria set out in the specifications should be taken into account when drawing up tenders.
Requests should be sent to the address in point I.1.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV):
II.1.7)Contract covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA):
II.1.8)Division into lots:
II.1.9)Variants will be accepted:
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion:
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract).

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the grouping of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Should a grouping (consortium) be awarded the contract, the EIB may require that it adopt a legal form prior to contract signature. All members of the grouping will be jointly and severally liable for performance of the contract. The grouping will be represented by 1 tenderer who will act as its sole spokesperson.
Tenderers must obtain all relevant licences needed to perform the services described before the assignment commences and must, throughout the entire assignment period, comply with all laws and provisions in force.
Tenders from a consortium must specify the role, qualifications and experience of each member of the consortium. Each member must provide all the necessary documents for assessing the tender as a whole with regard to the exclusion criteria.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions to which the performance of the contract is subject:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers:
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
The tenderers shall provide a declaration on their honour (Annex 5a), duly signed and dated by an authorised representative, stating that they are not in one of the situations of exclusion listed in this Annex 5a. In the case of a joint tender, the declaration on honour shall be provided by all the members of the group. The successful tenderer shall provide the documents mentioned as supporting evidence in Annex 5a before signature of the framework and within a deadline given by the EIB.
In case of award of the framework agreement, the following evidence shall be provided upon request and within the time limit set by the EIB.
For situations described in (a), (b) and (e) of Annex 5a, production of a recent extract from the judicial record is required or, failing that, a recent equivalent document issued by a judicial or administrative authority in the country of origin or provenance showing that those requirements are satisfied. Where the tenderer is a legal person and the national legislation of the country in which the tenderer is established does not allow the provision of such documents for legal persons, the documents should be provided for natural persons, such as the company directors or any person with powers of representation, decision-making or control in relation to the tenderer.
For the situation described in point (d) of Annex 5a, recent certificates or letters issued by the competent authorities of the State concerned are required. These documents must provide evidence covering all taxes and social security contributions for which the tenderer is liable, including for example, VAT, income tax (natural persons only), company tax (legal persons only) and social security contributions.
For any of the situations in (a), (b), (d) or (e) of Annex 5a, where any document described in the 2 paragraphs above is not issued in the country concerned, it may be replaced by a sworn or, failing that, a solemn statement made by the interested party before a judicial or administrative authority, a notary or a qualified professional body in his country of origin or provenance.
III.2.2)Economic and financial capacity:
For information only: the tenderer shall provide the following information for the last 3 financial years:
a. balance sheets and profit and loss statement;
b. turnover related to the type of services subject of this call for tender.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
In order to be selected, tenderers should satisfy the following minimum level of standards: annual turnover of the tenderer related to the type of services subject of this call for tender should be more than 250 000 EUR over the last 3 financial years.
III.2.3)Technical capacity:
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Experience: proven experience of the firm in similar assignments in international financial environments or public international organisations (minimum 5 projects in these fields in the last 5 years, of which 3 projects in the last 3 years and at least 1 project in the banking sector in Europe). References should be provided following the template in Appendix 4.
Expertise: the tenderer shall provide evidence of its skills in the areas of expertise described in Section C.4. The description of the proposed profiles shall include at least the following information and may not exceed 2 A4 pages (or 1 double-sided page) per profile:
— professional experience,
— education and training,
— mother tongue and other languages,
— international exposure,
— certifications,
— professional affiliations.
Resources: the tenderer shall provide a declaration of availability of the requested profiles over the duration of the contract.
Profile of an account manager with minimum 3 years' experience in similar projects, as well as a back-up.
III.2.4)Reserved contracts:
III.3)Conditions specific to service contracts
III.3.1)Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession:
III.3.2)Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service:
In submitting a tender, candidates will be expected to provide professional profiles of staff who would be assigned to the contract.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure:
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria:
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document.
IV.2.2)An electronic auction will be used:
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract:
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document:
Payable documents: no.
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate:
22.4.2014 (23:59).
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up:
IV.3.7)Minimum time-frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender:
Duration in days: 180 (from the date stated for receipt of tender).
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders:
Place: European Investment Bank headquarters, Luxembourg.
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)This is a recurrent procurement:
VI.2)Contract related to a project and/or programme financed by EU funds:
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures:

General Court of the European Union, rue du Fort Niedergrünewald, 2925 Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG. Tel. +352 4303-1. Fax +352 4303-2100. E-mail: Internet:

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals:
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals:
Within 2 months of the plaintiff's being notified or, failing this, of the day on which it came to his knowledge.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: