Internal Audit Services Tender South Yorkshire

Internal Audit Services Tender South Yorkshire

This procurement is for internal audit services covering the scope of work and responsibilities of the Authority.

United Kingdom-Barnsley: Auditing services

2020/S 015-031334

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority
Postal address: Town Hall, Church Street
Town: Barnsley
NUTS code: UKE3
Postal code: S70 2TA
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Charlotte Watson
Telephone: +44 1226787533
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Provision of Internal Audit Services for South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority

Reference number: DN458263

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

South Yorkshire Fire and Rescue Authority (the Authority) is looking to establish a contract with a provider for internal audit services.

This procurement is for internal audit services covering the scope of work and responsibilities of the Authority. The fire and rescue service under the leadership of the Chief Fire Officer and Chief Executive delivers services to the communities of South Yorkshire and consequently is where internal audit activity is predominantly focussed. The Authority has delegated certain functions to the audit and governance committee that oversees the work of internal audit.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE3

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Authority is looking for an internal audit service that:

1) Aligns with the strategies, objectives and risks;

2) Is insightful, proactive and future-focused;

3) Promotes organisational improvement;

4) Is fully compliant with the public sector internal audit standards; and

5) Can demonstrate excellent professional credibility and experience.

The successful provider will ensure they provide the range of services required to deliver a successful service i.e.

— systems-based audit,

— probity, compliance and regularity audit,

— contract and procurement audit,

— IT audit,

— Investigations work, including, amongst others, issues arising out of the standing orders, financial regulations, anti-fraud and corruption strategy, confidential reporting policy and code of conduct,

— advice and consultancy.

Please note full information can be found in the tender documents which can accessed via the portal

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: 250 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial contract is for a period of 36 months with an option to extend the contract for a period of 24 months — potential total contract period of 60 months.

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

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
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.1.1)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: 24/02/2020
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:

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 24/02/2020
Local time: 12:00

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

Official name: The High Court
Postal address: The Strand
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: