European Commission, Directorate-General for Human Resources and Security, HR.DDG.R.1 — Finance, Public Procurement and Internal Control
Contract award notice

External assistance services in relation to the implementation of certain aspects of the European Commission's middle management policies.

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Official name
European Commission, Directorate-General for Human Resources and Security, HR.DDG.R.1 — Finance, Public Procurement and Internal Control
National registration number
-
Postal address
bureau SC 11 6/28
Town
Bruxelles
Postal code
1049
NUTS code
BE10 - Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Country
BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Contact person
-
Telephone
-
E-mail
[email protected]
Fax
-

Internet address(es)

Main address:   https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=2119

Address of the buyer profile:   http://ec.europa.eu/info/funding-tenders/tender-opportunities-department/tender-opportunities-human-resources-and-security_en

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement:   no

In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law:   -

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body:   no

I.4) Type of the contracting authority

European institution/agency or international organisation

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

External assistance services in relation to the implementation of certain aspects of the European Commission's middle management policies.

Reference number:   HR/R3/PO/2016/055.

II.1.2) Main CPV code

Main CPV code:   79400000 - Business and management consultancy and related services

Supplementary CPV code:   -

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The purpose of the framework contract is the delivery of external assistance services to support the Commission's middle management policies. The Commission intends to use the technical assistance from a company specialised in the assessment and development of managers. The contractor's main tasks will be: 1) assessment of candidates for middle management functions; 2) developing managerial skills of middle managers and of other Commission staff demonstrating potential for managerial functions; 3) provision of consultancy services in relation to performance management and development for middle managers in the Commission, including the design and delivery of multi-source feedback mechanisms.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots:   no

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)

Value:   7.180.000,00

Currency:   EUR

II.2) Description

II.2.1) Title

-

Lot No:   -

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

Main CPV code:   79630000 - Personnel services except placement and supply services

Supplementary CPV code:   -

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:   BE10 - Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest

Main site or place of performance:   Brussels (Belgium).

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

See tender specifications available on the website indicated in Section I.1.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below

Price - Weighting:   40 %

Quality criterion - Name:   As indicated in the tender specifications  / Weighting:   60 %

II.2.11) Information about options

Options:   no

Description of options:   -

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds:   yes

II.2.14) Additional information

-

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement:   yes

A dynamic purchasing system was set up:   no

IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction has been used:   no

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

Notice number in the OJ S:   2017/S 015-023004

IV.2.8) Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system

The notice involves the termination of the dynamic purchasing system published by the above contract notice:   no

IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice:   no

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No:   HR/R3/PO/2016/055

Lot No:   -

Title:   External assistance services in relation to the implementation of certain aspects of the European Commission's middle management policies

A contract/lot is awarded:   yes

V.2) Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract

04-07-2017

V.2.2) Information about tenders

Number of tenders received:   3

Number of tenders received from SMEs:   2

Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States:   3

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States:   0

Number of tenders received by electronic means:   0

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators:   no

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

Official name
Hudson Belgium NV
National registration number
459165435
Postal address
avenue Marcel Thiry 75
Town
Brussels
NUTS code
BE10
Postal code
1200
Country
BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Telephone
-
E-mail
-
Fax
-
Internet address
-
The contractor is an SME
no

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot:   -

Total value of the contract/lot:   7.180.000,00 EUR

Lowest offer:   -

Highest offer:   -

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

The contract is likely to be subcontracted:   no

Proportion:   -

Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:   -

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) Additional information

The total value of the contract is 7 180 000 EUR, including an annual indexation of 2 %.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Official name
General Court of the European Union
Postal address
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town
Luxembourg
Postal code
2925
Country
LUXEMBOURG
Telephone
-
E-mail
[email protected]
Fax
-
Internet address
http://curia.europa.eu

VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name
-
Postal address
-
Town
-
Postal code
-
Country
-
Telephone
-
E-mail
-
Fax
-
Internet address
-

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:   See tender documents available on the website indicated in Section I.3 of the contract notice.

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name
-
Postal address
-
Town
-
Postal code
-
Country
-
Telephone
-
E-mail
-
Fax
-
Internet address
-

VI.4.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

06-07-2017

Annex D1 – General procurement: Justification for the award of the contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union

1. Justification for the choice of the negotiated procedure without prior publication of a call for competition in accordance with Article 32 of Directive 2014/24/EU

No tenders or no suitable tenders/requests to participate in response to:

open procedure:   no

restricted procedure:   no

The products involved are manufactured purely for the purpose of research, experiment, study or development under the conditions stated in the directive:   -

The works, supplies or services can be provided only by a particular economic operator for the following reason:

absence of competition for technical reasons:   no

procurement aiming at the creation or acquisition of a unique work of art or artistic performance:   no

protection of exclusive rights, including intellectual property rights:   no

Extreme urgency brought about by events unforeseeable for the contracting authority and in accordance with the strict conditions stated in the directive:   no

Additional deliveries by the original supplier ordered under the strict conditions stated in the directive:   no

New works/services, constituting a repetition of existing works/services and ordered in accordance with the strict conditions stated in the directive:   -

Service contract to be awarded to the winner or one of winners under the rules of a design contest:   -

Procurement of supplies quoted and purchased on a commodity market:   -

Purchase of supplies or services on particularly advantageous terms:

from a supplier which is definitively winding up its business activities:   -

protection of exclusive rights, including intellectual property rights:   -

2. Other justification for the award of the contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union

The procurement falls outside the scope of application of the directive:   no

3. Explanation

-