European Commission Parliamentary Monitoring Services

European Commission Parliamentary Monitoring Services

Parliamentary and wider policy-making community monitoring services for the Representation of the European Commission in the United Kingdom.

United Kingdom-London: Parliamentary and wider policy-making community monitoring services for the Representation of the European Commission in the United Kingdom — PO/2015-07/LON

2015/S 101-183506

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

European Commission, Directorate-General for Communication, Representation in the United Kingdom
Europe House, 32 Smith Square
For the attention of: Mrs Anne Jung
SW1P 3EU London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079731957
E-mail: comm-uk-procurement@ec.europa.eu
Fax: +44 2079731895

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://ec.europa.eu/dgs/communication/contracts-and-grants/contracts/representations/index_en.htm

Address of the buyer profile: http://ec.europa.eu/unitedkingdom/work_with_eu/tenders/index_en.htm

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

European institution/agency or international organisation

I.3)Main activity

General public services

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Parliamentary and wider policy-making community monitoring services for the Representation of the European Commission in the United Kingdom — PO/2015-07/LON.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Contractor’s premises.
NUTS code

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The purpose of the contract is to provide a monitoring service to the Representation of the European Commission in the United Kingdom on EU issues arising in both Houses of Parliament at Westminster and in other events involving MPs as well as in the wider policy-making community.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79410000, 79400000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Between 25 000 EUR and 35 000 EUR per year; and for the maximum of 4 years between 100 000 EUR and 140 000 EUR, VAT excluded.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 3

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Please refer to the draft contract.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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 the requirements are met: Please refer to the tender specifications.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the tender specifications.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to the tender specifications.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to the tender specifications.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to the tender specifications.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
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)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

PO/2015-07/LON.

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

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

20.7.2015 – 16:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

Any EU official language

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 27.7.2015 – 11:00

Place:

European Commission Representation in the United Kingdom, Europe House, 32 Smith Square, London, SW1P 3EU, UNITED KINGDOM.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Representatives of the tenderers and of the European Commission.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

All documentation of this call for tenders, including any additional information during the procedure, is published at the following Internet address:

http://ec.europa.eu/unitedkingdom/work_with_eu/tenders/index_en.htm

Tenderers should consult this site regularly, as additional information may be published at any time during the procedure.

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
E-mail: generalcourt.registry@curia.europa.eu
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Internet address: http://curia.europa.eu
Fax: +352 4303-2100

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff, or in absence thereof, of the day on which it became known to them. Lodging a complaint with the European Ombudsman neither suspends this deadline nor creates a new deadline for appeals.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

18.5.2015

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