EU Grants Audit Tender

EU Grants Audit Tender

To provide an external audit service in compliance with the Financial Memorandum between the Higher Education Funding Council for England and the University of Leeds.

United Kingdom-Leeds: Auditing services

2018/S 155-355979

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

University of Leeds
Purchasing Office, 1 – 3 Lifton Villas, Lifton Place
Leeds
LS2 9JZ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Ben Waters
Telephone: +44 1133431528
E-mail: a.b.waters@leeds.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKE42
Internet address(es):Main address: www.leeds.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/8DVVZ6A8V2

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Leeds:-Auditing-services./8DVVZ6A8V2
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/8DVVZ6A8V2
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

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:

External Audit and EU Grants Audit

Reference number: 3299

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79212000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The University of Leeds requires a supplier(s);

To provide an external audit service in compliance with the Financial Memorandum between the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) and the University of Leeds, and in accordance with the Audit Code of Practice at Annex B of that memorandum. http://www.hefce.ac.uk/pubs/hefce/2010/10_19/ (Lot 1)

To provide the External EU FP7 and H2020 Audit service (Lot 2)

The contract for each Lot will be for a period of 3 years. The contract may be extended by up to a further 4 years by agreement between the University and the supplier(s).

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

External Audit

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79212000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE42
Main site or place of performance:

Leeds

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The University of Leeds requires a supplier(s);

To provide an external audit service in compliance with the Financial Memorandum between the Higher Education Funding Council for England (HEFCE) and the University of Leeds, and in accordance with the Audit Code of Practice at Annex B of that memorandum. http://www.hefce.ac.uk/pubs/hefce/2010/10_19/ (Lot 1)

The contract for each Lot will be for a period of 3 years. The contract may be extended by up to a further 4 years by agreement between the University and the supplier(s).

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: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract can be extended for up to a further 4 years taking the maximum possible term to 7 years.

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

It is anticipated that the contract value over 7 years is likely to be between 750 000 GBP and 1 000 000 GBP.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

External EU FP7 and H2020 Audit

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79212000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE42
Main site or place of performance:

Leeds

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The University of Leeds requires a supplier;

To provide the External EU FP7 and H2020 Audit service (Lot 2)

The contract for each Lot will be for a period of 3 years. The contract may be extended by up to a further 4 years by agreement between the University and the supplier.

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: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract can be extended for up to a further 4 years taking the maximum possible term to 7 years.

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

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

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: 31/10/2018
Local time: 14:00
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

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 31/10/2018
Local time: 15:00
Place:

Leeds

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:

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://neupc.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Leeds:-Auditing-services./8DVVZ6A8V2

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://neupc.delta-esourcing.com/respond/8DVVZ6A8V2

GO Reference: GO-2018810-PRO-12986983

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

University of Leeds
Leeds
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

10/08/2018

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