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Request for Tenders to establish a Multi-Supplier Framework Agreement for the Provision of Executive Search Services to the Public Sector.

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

The Office of Government Procurement
N/A
3A Mayor Street Upper
For the attention of:
1 Dublin
IRELAND
Telephone: +353 0761008000
E-mail:

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.procurement.ie

Address of the buyer profile: http://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Supplier/CompanyInformation/Index/351

Electronic access to information: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=98244&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=98244&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE

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
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity
General public services
Other: other public sector bodies
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Request for Tenders to establish a Multi-Supplier Framework Agreement for the Provision of Executive Search Services to the Public Sector.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Ireland.

NUTS code IE

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 35

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 1

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 2 000 000 EUR
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The OGP is seeking Executive Search Services provider(s) to deliver executive search services for key appointments in the public service. The objective of this Framework Agreement is to ensure public service bodies have access to a strong and diverse pool of candidates for executive recruitment campaigns as and when required.
The Competition is divided into 2 Framework Lots as follows:
Lot 1 - Executive Search Services for candidates to fill a range of senior executive positions in the public sector (excluding positions on State Boards).
Lot 2 - Executive Search Services for candidates to fill positions on State Boards.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79600000, 79000000, 79610000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT: 2 000 000 EUR
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 012 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Framework Lot 1
1)Short description
Framework Lot 1 - Executive Search Services for candidates to fill a range of senior executive positions in the public sector (excluding positions on State Boards).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79600000, 79000000, 79610000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Framework Lot 2
1)Short description
Framework Lot 2 - Executive Search Services for candidates to fill positions on State Boards.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79600000, 79000000, 79610000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Please refer to the Request for Tender documents associated with the notice published on www.etenders.gov.ie (RFT #104580).

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Please refer to the Request for Tender documents associated with the notice published on www.etenders.gov.ie (RFT #104580).

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Please refer to the Request for Tender documents associated with the notice published on www.etenders.gov.ie (RFT #104580).

III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the Request for Tender documents associated with the notice published on www.etenders.gov.ie (RFT #104580).

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the Request for Tender documents associated with the notice published on www.etenders.gov.ie (RFT #104580).

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to the Request for Tender documents associated with the notice published on www.etenders.gov.ie (RFT #104580).

III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:

Please refer to the Request for Tender documents associated with the notice published on www.etenders.gov.ie (RFT #104580).

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Please refer to the Request for Tender documents associated with the notice published on www.etenders.gov.ie (RFT #104580).

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
THR018F
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 6.5.2016 - 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
6.5.2016 - 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
in days: 180 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 6.5.2016 - 13:30
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

The High Court
IRELAND
Telephone: +353 18886000

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Please consult your company legal advisors.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
15.4.2016