Council of the European Union
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Business Continuity Planning (BCP) Consultancy Services

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Official name
Council of the European Union
National registration number
-
Postal address
Rue de la Loi 175
Town
Bruxelles
Postal code
1148
NUTS code
BE10 - Région de Bruxelles-Capitale / Brussels Hoofdstedelijk Gewest
Country
BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Contact person
Procurement Coordination Unit
Telephone
+32 2-281-8062
E-mail
[email protected]
Fax
+32 2-280-0262

Internet address(es)

Main address:   https://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/general-secretariat/

Address of the buyer profile:   https://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/general-secretariat/public-procurement/

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:   yes

I.3) Communication

Additional information can be obtained from

the abovementioned address

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:   https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=6443

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted

the abovementioned address

electronically via:   https://etendering.ted.europa.eu/cft/cft-display.html?cftId=6443

Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: -

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

Business Continuity Planning (BCP) Consultancy Services

Reference number:   UCA 20/013

II.1.2) Main CPV code

Main CPV code:   79411000 - General management consultancy services

Supplementary CPV code:   -

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The contract is intended to provide business continuity planning (BCP) consultancy services.

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

-

Lot No:   -

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

Main CPV code:   -

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.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The general secretariat of the Council of the EU has been carrying out and implementing BCP and is looking to appoint consultants to support it in a variety of BCP tasks.

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

-

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

Duration in months:   48

This contract is subject to renewal:   no

Description of renewals:   -

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:   -

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted:   no

II.2.11) Information about options

Options:   no

Description of options:   -

II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues

Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue:   no

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

The general secretariat of the Council does not publish the estimated monetary value of its contracts. The estimated volume of services/supplies is set out in the tender specifications.

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 selection criteria:

-

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents:   yes

List and brief description of selection criteria:

-

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

-

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents:   yes

List and brief description of selection criteria:

-

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

-

III.1.5 Information about reserved contracts

The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons:   no

The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes:   no

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1) Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession:   -

Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:   -

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

-

III.2.2) 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:   yes

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

Framework agreement with a single operator:   yes

In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:   -

The procurement involves the setting up of a dynamic purchasing system:   no

The dynamic purchasing system might be used by additional purchasers:   no

IV.1.4) Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated:   no

IV.1.5) Information about negotiation

The contracting authority reserves the right to award the contract on the basis of the initial tenders without conducting negotiations:   no

IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used:   no

Additional 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

Notice number in the OJ S:   -

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date:   17-07-2020

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

BG, CS, DA, DE, EL, EN, ES, ET, FI, FR, GA, HR, HU, IT, LT, LV, MT, NL, PL, PT, RO, SK, SL, SV

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

Duration in months:   6

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date:   20-07-2020

Local time:   10:00

Place:   See point 3.2. of the invitation to tender. The opening of offers may have to be rescheduled at short notice in case of unforeseen events taking place in or around the general secretariat's buildings on the planned date for the opening of offers.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:   -

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement:   no

Estimated timing for further notices to be published:   -

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used:   no

Electronic invoicing will be accepted:   yes

Electronic payment will be used:   no

VI.3) Additional information

-

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Official name
General Court
Postal address
rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town
Luxembourg
Postal code
L-2925
Country
LUXEMBOURG
Telephone
+352 4303-1
E-mail
[email protected]
Fax
+352 43032100
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:   Within 2 months of the notification to the plaintiff or, in absence thereof, of the day on which it came to the knowledge of the plaintiff an appeal has to be lodged with the General Court. A complaint to the European Ombudsman does not have as an effect either to suspend this period or to open a new period for lodging appeals. Time limits are extended on account of distance by a fixed period of 10 days regardless of the place of establishment or habitual residence of the person concerned.

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

Official name
General Secretariat of the Council of the European Union, Procurement Coordination Unit
Postal address
Rue de la Loi 175
Town
Brussels
Postal code
1048
Country
BELGIQUE-BELGIË
Telephone
+32 2818060
E-mail
[email protected]
Fax
+32 22800262
Internet address
http://www.consilium.europa.eu/en/general-secretariat/public-procurement/

VI.4.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

08-06-2020