Provide Internal Audit and External Audit Services

Provide Internal Audit and External Audit Services

Paradigm Housing Group is looking to appoint a Service Provider to cover internal audit and a Service Provider to cover external audit services which are required by the Group.

United Kingdom-Wooburn Green: Auditing services

2015/S 148-273860

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Paradigm Housing Group
1 Glory Park Avenue, Buckinghamshire
For the attention of: Caroline Sturman
HP10 0DF Wooburn Green
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1628811734
E-mail: audittender@paradigmhousing.co.uk
Fax: +44 1628811707

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.Paradigmhousing.co.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

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 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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: 1 Glory Park Avenue, Wooburn Green, Bucks, HP10 0DF.

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)

Paradigm Housing Group (PHG) is looking to appoint a Service Provider to cover internal audit and a Service Provider to cover external audit services which are required by the Group. All services are to comply with the relevant legal and regulatory requirements and UK Auditing Standards.

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): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all 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:

The total estimated value of Lot 1 and Lot 2 over the 5 year contract period is between 500 000 GBP-750 000 GBP approximately.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 500 000 and 750 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

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: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Internal Audit

1)Short description

The scope of the internal audit work extends to all operations and records, financial and operational of PHG. To enable the Board and the Audit Committee to fulfil their responsibilities a complete internal audit service is required.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79212000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 200 000 and 300 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

Tenderers will only be awarded one Lot.

Lot No: 2Lot title: External Audit

1)Short description

The scope of the external audit work extends to all operations and records, financial and operational of PHG. To enable the Board and Audit Committee to fulfil their responsibility a complete external audit service is required.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79212000

3)Quantity or scope

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 300 000 and 450 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

Tenderers will only be awarded 1 Lot.

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

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: See ITT.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

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

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See ITT.
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: Financial Regulatory Body.

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:

Internal Audit and External Audit

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: 11.9.2015 – 14:00
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

11.9.2015 – 14:00
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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:

30.7.2015

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