Internal Audit and Strategic Risk Consultancy Contract

Internal Audit and Strategic Risk Consultancy Contract

Flagship Housing Group wish to procure a Contract for the provision of various internal audit and strategic risk consultancy services.

United Kingdom-Norwich: Auditing services

2016/S 059-099768

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Flagship Housing Group Limited
Keswick Hall, Keswick
For the attention of: Edward Marcus
NR4 6TJ Norwich
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: audittender@flagship-group.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://www.flagship-group.co.uk

Electronic access to information: https://www.flagship-group.co.uk/tender-and-supply-opportunities

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

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

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 and Strategic Risk Consultancy Services Contract.

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

NUTS code UKH13

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)

Flagship Housing Group (FHG) wish to procure a Contract for the provision of various internal audit and strategic risk consultancy services. FHG wish to appoint 1 service provider to provide the full range of services covered by the Contract.
Bidders should refer to the Scope of Services at Appendix 2 of the Invitation to Tender for details of the range of services that the service provider will be required to provide under the Contract.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79212000

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:

The estimated annual value of the Contract is approximately 75 000 GBP, giving a total estimated value of approximately 300 000 GBP over the potential 4 year term of the Contract.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 300 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: It is intended that the Contract with the successful service provider will last for an initial period of 3 years with an option to extend for a further 1 year at FHGs discretion.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

As stated in the Invitation to Tender.

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

As stated in the Invitation to Tender.

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

In the event of a group of providers submitting an acceptable offer it will be necessary to provide an undertaking that each company will be jointly and severally responsible for the due performance of the Contract.

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: As set out in the Invitation to Tender.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the Invitation to Tender.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the Invitation to Tender.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the Invitation to Tender.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the Invitation to Tender.
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:

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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

Internal Audit and Strategic Risk Consultancy Services Contract

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

26.4.2016 – 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

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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

A copy of the tender documents for this procurement can be obtained at https://www.flagship-group.co.uk/tender-and-supply-opportunities

FHG reserves the right to cancel the procurement at any time and not to proceed with all or part of the Contract. FHG will not, under any circumstances, reimburse any expense incurred by Applicants in preparing their tender submissions.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court

Body responsible for mediation procedures

High Court

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: In accordance with Part 3 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

Cabinet Office

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

22.3.2016

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