Internal and External Audit Services for University of Sussex

Internal and External Audit Services for University of Sussex

Lot 1 – Internal Audit Services, Lot 2 – External Audit Services.

United Kingdom-Brighton: Accounting and auditing services

2015/S 008-009576

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of Sussex
Procurement Office, Sussex House, Falmer
For the attention of: Mr S Cole, Head of Procurement
BN1 9RH Brighton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1273678143 / 873946
E-mail: procurement@sussex.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1273877164

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.sussex.ac.uk

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

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:

Provision of Internal and External Audit Services.

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 UKJ

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)

Accounting and auditing services. Auditing services. Financial auditing services. Internal audit services. Statutory audit services. Lot 1 — Internal Audit Services, Lot 2 — External Audit Services. The University’s own governance does not permit both internal and external audit services to be provided by the same organisation.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79210000, 79212000, 79212100, 79212200, 79212300

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

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:

Lot 1 — Internal Audit Services Lot 2 — External Audit Services. The University’s own governance does not permit both internal and external audit services to be provided by the same organisation.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 700 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

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

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Provision of Internal Audit Services

1)Short description

Provision of Internal Audit Services.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79210000, 79212000, 79212200

3)Quantity or scope

The Contract will be for 5 years.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 330 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

The University’s own governance does not permit both internal and external audit services to be provided by the same organisation.

Lot No: 2Lot title: Provision of External Audit Services

1)Short description

Provision of External Audit Services.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79210000, 79212000, 79212100, 79212300

3)Quantity or scope

The Contract will be for 5 years.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 370 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

The University’s own governance does not permit both internal and external audit services to be provided by the same organisation.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

See tender documents.

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

See tender documents.

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

Joint and several liability.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: See tender documents.
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: See PQQ documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See PQQ documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See PQQ documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See PQQ documents.
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: See PQQ documents.

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

Restricted
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:

POCVT551

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

9.2.2015 – 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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

To view this notice, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=125327896

GO Reference: GO-201519-PRO-6278858.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

Body responsible for mediation procedures

UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

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

The High Court, Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

9.1.2015

Enjoyed this post? Share it!