Provide Business Continuity Consultancy Service in London
The Agency has been carrying out and implementing business continuity (BC) activities for a number of years and is looking to appoint BC consultants to support the Agency in a variety of BC and crisis management tasks.
United Kingdom-London: Business continuity consultancy — EMA/2015/46/IS
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
European Medicines Agency
30 Churchill Place, Canary Wharf
For the attention of: Ms Emma Mendosa
E14 5EU London
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.ema.europa.eu/ema/index.jsp?curl=pages/about_us/general/general_content_000259.jsp&mid=WC0b01ac0580029487
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.ema.europa.eu/ema/index.jsp?curl=pages/about_us/general/general_content_000259.jsp&mid=WC0b01ac0580029487
Electronic access to information: https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=1083
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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: European Medicines Agency (EMA), 30 Churchill Place, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5EU, UNITED KINGDOM.
NUTS code UKI12
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT: 349 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
— the optimisation of Agency BC management,
— assistance with the review of existing BC procedures and processes in line with industry standards and best practise,
— risk assessment,
— assistance with the testing and improvement, as necessary, of BC plans and business impact analyses,
— participation at quarterly BC group meetings and any other events as required,
— facilitation of corporate and departmental crisis management and BC exercises,
— assistance during real crises,
— assistance with awareness raising for higher management and other staff,
— assistance with any other activity relating to BC and crisis management as required.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
79400000, 79410000, 79430000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT: 349 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: The minimum financial turnover for tenderers to take part in this procurement procedure is in excess of 260 000 GBP per annum for each of the last 3 financial years.
All information required is indicated in the pre-qualification questionnaire which can be downloaded using the link to ‘Electronic access to information’ in point I.1 of this notice.
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The criteria for shortlisting candidates are set out in the pre-qualification questionnaire.
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
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
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Other: The Agency will accept documentation in any EU language. The Agency prefers, however, to receive all documentation in English.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 4 years.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: You may submit any observations concerning the award procedure to the contracting authority indicated under heading I.1.
If you believe that there was maladministration, you may lodge a complaint to the European Ombudsman within 2 years of the date when you became aware of the facts on which the complaint is based (see http://www.ombudsman.europa.eu). Such complaint does not have as an effect either to suspend the time limit to launch an appeal or to open a new period for lodging an appeal.
Within 2 months of the notification of the award decision you may lodge an appeal to the body referred to in VI.4.1.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: