University of Plymouth Financial Audit Services Contract 2019

University of Plymouth Financial Audit Services Contract 2019

Lot 1: is for External Audit Services.

United Kingdom-Plymouth: Accounting, auditing and fiscal services

2019/S 123-300763

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The University of Plymouth
Drake Circus
Plymouth
PL4 8AA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement
Telephone: +44 1752582057
E-mail: procurement@plymouth.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKK41
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/plymouthuni
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/plymouthuni
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Financial Audit Services

Reference number: HG/UoP/Audit_Services/024/019

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79200000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The University of Plymouth is tendering for the provision of financial audit services, including external audit (including corporation tax) and internal audit service requirements. The tender is being conducted to ensure compliance with the European Procurement Regulations (PCR2015) and will be tendered against 2 lots using the restricted process.

Lot 1: is for External Audit Services (including Corporation tax); and

Lot 2: is for Internal Audit services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 700 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

External Audit (including Corporation tax)

Lot No: LOT 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79200000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK4
Main site or place of performance:

University of Plymouth, PL4 8AA.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

External audit services (including corporation tax) for a 3 year contract with options to extend by a further 2 years using the Restricted procedure.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 220 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Optional extension of 1 + 1 years.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As detailed in the tender documents.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

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

II.2.14)Additional information

Please refer to the tender documents.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Internal Audit Services

Lot No: LOT 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79210000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK4
Main site or place of performance:

University of Plymouth, PL4 8AA.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Internal audit services for a 3 year contract with options to extend by a further 2 years using the restricted procedure.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 465 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Optional extension of 1 + 1 years.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As detailed in the tender documents.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

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

II.2.14)Additional information

Please refer to the tender documents.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Please refer to the tender documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 29/07/2019
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 06/08/2019

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

University of Plymouth
Pymouth
PL4 8AA
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Applications to High Court in line with Public Contracts Regulations (2015).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

26/06/2019