Internal and External Audit Services Tender Sheffield

Internal and External Audit Services Tender Sheffield

The University of Sheffield requires external and internal audit service providers. 4 Lots.

United Kingdom-Sheffield: Financial auditing services

2020/S 058-140381

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: University of Sheffield
Postal address: Procurement Office, Arts Tower, Western Bank
Town: Sheffield
NUTS code: UKE32
Postal code: S10 2TN
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: l.w.marsden@sheffield.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1142224206
Internet address(es):Main address: www.in-tendhost.co.uk/sheffield

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/Sheffield
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/Sheffield
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/Sheffield

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:

2410/LM — Internal and External Audit Services

Reference number: 2410/LM

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79212100

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The University of Sheffield requires external and internal audit service providers. The audit services shall be divided into four lots as per the ITT document. External audit lots will be awarded in priority order, lot 1 first, lot 2 second, lot 3 third and finally lot 4 internal audit being awarded last. The University welcomes bidders who wish to be considered for multiple lots, including both external and internal audit services (provided that they meet the specification criteria). However, any winning bidder/s for lots 1-3 external audit cannot be awarded for lot 4 internal audit. Tender process and documentation: This is an OJEU Open exercise. The ITT can be downloaded by registering and expressing your interest on the University’s e-tendering system https://in-tendhost.co.uk/Sheffield Closing date for receipt of bids: Monday 20 April 2020 at 12.00 noon (UK time).

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79212100
79212000
79212200
79200000
79210000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE32
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The University of Sheffield requires external and internal audit service providers in compliance with the requirements of the office for students, as set out in Regulatory Advice 9: Accounts Direction (Ref OfS 2019.41). The audit services shall be divided into four lots:

Lot 1: External audit services for the University of Sheffield – first priority for award.

Lot 2: External audit services for Companies – second priority for award.

Lot 3: External audit services for AMRC Korea – third priority for award.

Lot 4: Internal audit services for University of Sheffield – fourth priority for award.

External audit lots will be awarded in priority order, lot 1 first, lot 2 second, lot 3 third and finally lot 4 internal audit being awarded last. The University welcomes bidders who wish to be considered for multiple lots, including both external and internal audit services (provided that they meet the specification criteria). However, any winning bidder/s for lots 1-3 external audit cannot be awarded for lot 4 internal audit. The full technical specification can be found in the ITT documentation which will be available after you have expressed your interest on In-Tend. Tender process and documentation: This is an OJEU Open exercise. The ITT can be downloaded by registering and expressing your interest on the University`s e-tendering system https://in-tendhost.co.uk/Sheffield If you have any questions or comments in relation to this tender, they must be submitted via the In-tend System. Your tender response must also be submitted through InTend to arrive by the date and time specified. Late tenders will not be considered. Closing date for receipt of bids: Monday 20 April 2020 at 12.00 noon (UK time).

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: 2 100 000.00 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:

Option to extend in 3 yearly increments.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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:
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

Open 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: 20/04/2020
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 20/04/2020
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court of England, Wales and Northern Ireland
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

19/03/2020