Tender for External Auditor Consultancy

Tender for External Auditor Consultancy

To provide a series of external audits for partner Scottish Governing Bodies of sport in Scotland.

United Kingdom-Glasgow: Auditing services

2019/S 220-539855

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: The Scottish Sports Council trading as sportscotland
Postal address: Doges, Templeton on the Green, 62 Templeton Street
Town: Glasgow
NUTS code: UKM82
Postal code: G40 1DA
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Kate Brown
E-mail: kathryn.brown@sportscotland.org.uk
Telephone: +44 1415346500
Fax: +44 1415346501
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Scottish Governing Bodies External Auditor Consultancy

Reference number: SS/HQ/793

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79212000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Sportscotland is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified service provider to provide a series of external audits for partner Scottish Governing Bodies of sport in Scotland (SGBs).

These audits are termed development audits and the subsequent development audit report is a tool to be used by the SGB and evidence for sportscotland that demonstrates the effectiveness of the SGB.

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)

79212000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Sportscotland is seeking to appoint a suitably qualified service provider to provide a series of external audits for partner Scottish Governing Bodies of sport in Scotland (SGBs).

These audits are termed development audits and the subsequent development audit report is a tool to be used by the SGB and evidence for sportscotland that demonstrates the effectiveness of the SGB.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Understanding of our requirements as specified in the ITT and the extent to which the proposals meet the requirements / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion – Name: Quality of the proposed approach to the elements of the work outlined in this ITT / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion – Name: Added value, innovation and corporate social responsibility / Weighting: 15
Price – Weighting: 45
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for a further 2 years in two 12 month extensions at the sole discretion of sportscotland.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

As detailed in the invitation to tender document.

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:

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

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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: 16/12/2019
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

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 16/12/2019
Local time: 14:00
Place:

Through Public Contracts Scotland at Doges, Templeton on the Green, Glasgow. G40 1DA.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Those authorised by sportscotland to unlock tender postbox.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

October 2023.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=604039.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(SC Ref:604039)

Download the ESPD document here: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=604039

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: The Scottish Sports Council trading as sportscotland
Postal address: Doges, Templeton on the Green, 62 Templeton Street
Town: Glasgow
Postal code: G40 1DA
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1415346500
Fax: +44 1415346501Internet address: http://www.sportscotland.org.uk
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:

11/11/2019