Internal Audit and Specialist Audit Services

Internal Audit and Specialist Audit Services

ollowing the ITT stage, Curo and GreenSquare will have implemented a Framework which encompasses:
one supplier that will provide the Core Internal Audit programme (Lot A); one supplier for each specialism (Lots B-T) that will provide specialist audits.

UK-Bath: Auditing services

2013/S 052-085502

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Curo Group
The Maltings, Lower Bristol Road
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Matt Steele
BA2 1EP Bath
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1225366000

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.curo-group.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA4542

Further information can be obtained from: Curo Group
The Maltings, Lower Bristol Road
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Matt Steele
BA2 1EP Bath
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1225366000
Internet address: www.curo-group.co.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Curo Group
The Maltings, Lower Bristol Road
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Matt Steele
BA2 1EP Bath
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1225366000
Internet address: www.curo-group.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Curo Group
The Maltings, Lower Bristol Road
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Matt Steele
BA2 1EP Bath
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1225366000
Internet address: www.curo-group.co.uk

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: yes

GreenSquare

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Internal Audit and Specialist Audit Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Bath, Wiltshire, Gloucestershire and surrounding areas.
NUTS code UKK12

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 20
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

This PQQ has been prepared by Curo Group (Albion), which incorporates Curo Places, Curo Places (Bristol) Curo Choice and Curo Enterprise (Curo from hereon in), and GreenSquare, which incorporates Oakus, OCHA, Sparrow, Tidestone, and Westlea Housing (GreenSquare from hereon in)
This PQQ sets out the information which is required by Curo and GreenSquare in order to assess the suitability of Potential Providers in terms of knowledge and experience, capability and capacity, organisational and financial standing to meet the requirement.
During the PQQ stage, the intention is to arrive at a Short List of a maximum of 5 qualified providers under each Lot for formal Invitation to Tender (“ITT”) against the requirement.
Following the ITT stage, Curo and GreenSquare will have implemented a Framework which encompasses:
— one supplier that will provide the Core Internal Audit programme (Lot A);
— one supplier for each specialism (Lots B-T) that will provide specialist audits.
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at http://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=102118

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79212000, 79210000, 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: 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:
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Initial duration of two years can be extended by a further 2 year period.
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:
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: (1) All candidates must comply with the requirements of the State in which they are established, regarding registration on the professional or trade register.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(1) Details of the educational and professional qualifications of their managerial staff; and those of the person(s) who would be responsible for providing the services or carrying out the work or works under the contract.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

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

Envisaged minimum number 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Please see PQQ documentation.
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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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: 8.4.2013
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

11.4.2013 – 13:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

1.5.2013
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
VI.3)Additional information

(MT Ref:102118).
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:

12.3.2013