Internal Audit Services for Lancaster University

Internal Audit Services for Lancaster University

Lancaster University invites tenders for the provision of internal audit services in accordance with the requirements, information and specification detailed in this invitation to tender.
UK-Lancaster: internal audit services

2012/S 86-141722

Contract notice

Services
Directive 2004/18/EC

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

Lancaster University
University House
For the attention of: Mrs Hilary Holt
LA1 4YW Lancaster
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1524592076
E-mail: h.holt@lancaster.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1524843087

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/lancaster

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.lancs.ac.uk/depts/purchase/buyerprofiles.html

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
I.3)Main activity
Education
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:
Internal audit services 2012.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 9: Accounting, auditing and bookkeeping services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Lancaster University.

NUTS code UKD4
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)
Lancaster University invites tenders for the provision of internal audit services in accordance with the requirements, information and specification detailed in this invitation to tender.
It is envisaged that a three year contract will be established as a result of this tender and with the possibility of up to an additional two years extension subject to satisfactory performance.
The contract will commence with effect from 1.8.2012.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79212200
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:
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 250 000 and 500 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: Option to extend for up to a further 2 years depending upon performance.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Starting 1.8.2012.

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:
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
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Bidders must be auditors registered with relevant profession bodies.
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: no

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:
SP/12/421
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 10.6.2012
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
12.6.2012 – 12:00
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
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders
Date: 12.6.2012 – 12:15

Place:

Opened electronically.

Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Every 3 to 5 years.
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

This tender is being conducted electronically using the Lancaster University e-tendering system which can be found at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/lancaster/.
To receive documents new users must first register and obtain log in details. Existing users should log in to the web site and express interest.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

University Secretary, Lancaster University
University House
LA1 4YW Lancaster
UNITED KINGDOM
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
2.5.2012

Enjoyed this post? Share it!