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Auditing services

Published 12/03/2021

Location Unknown

Country UK

Status Contract notice

CType Services

Tender Details
Reference2021/S 050-127245
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
ProcurementOpen procedure
Main ActivitiesGeneral public services
Common Procurement VocabularyAuditing services
Date Published12th Mar 2021

Location Unknown

Country UK

Status Contract notice

CType Services

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Norfolk County Council
Postal address: Floor 3, County Hall, Martineau Lane
Town: Norwich
NUTS code: UKH15 Norwich and East Norfolk
Postal code: NR1 2DH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: sourcingteam@norfolk.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.norfolk.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc/aspx/Home
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Audit Services for France (Channel) England

Reference number: NCCT42172
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79212000 Auditing services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Norfolk County Council wishes to procure audit services in France for the audit of expenditure incurred by the Interreg VA France (Channel) England European Territorial Cooperation Programme. Some additional work may be required, including ad-hoc advice on technical issues, such as sampling, public procurement or state aid.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 375 000.00 EUR
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: FRD1 Basse-Normandie
NUTS code: FRD2 Haute-Normandie
NUTS code: FRE12 Pas-de-Calais
NUTS code: FRE22 Oise
NUTS code: FRE23 Somme
NUTS code: FRH Bretagne
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Norfolk County Council wishes to procure audit services in France for the audit of expenditure incurred by the Interreg VA France (Channel) England European Territorial Cooperation Programme. Some additional work may be required, including ad-hoc advice on technical issues, such as sampling, public procurement or state aid.

The Interreg France (Channel) England Programme seeks to address common challenges on both sides of the Channel through cooperation to develop innovation projects, low carbon initiatives and enhance the attractiveness of the area. The programme area covers the south and east coasts of England from Cornwall to Norfolk, and the north coast of France from Finistère to Pas-de-Calais. The programme map is available at https://interreg5afce.eu/assets/downloads/Programme-Map.jpg

The audit work is to be carried out over 44 months commencing June 2021, and itself may be subject to audit by the European Commission to ensure compliance with the applicable EU Regulations. The contract will be awarded for 44 months.

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
Value excluding VAT: 375 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 44
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

Interreg France (Channel) England programme funded through ESIF funds by the European Commission.

II.2.14)Additional information

The contract will be entered in to under English Law, although auditors must be suitably experienced, qualified and registered to undertake audit work in France. Payment will be made in Euros.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
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

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.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 26/04/2021
Local time: 11:00
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 26/04/2021
Local time: 11:05

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:

This procurement will be managed electronically via the Council's procurement system. To participate in this procurement, Applicants must first be registered on the procurement system at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/

Norfolkcc. Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/norfolkcc/aspx/BuyerProfiles. Once registered you will be able to view the procurement under the tenders section and express an interest.

If you encounter any difficulties whilst using the system you can contact the support team by phoning +44 1144070065 or e-mailing support@in-tend.co.uk

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Norfolk County Council
Town: Norwich
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Proceedings must be brought within 30 days from the date of knowledge (the date on which the economic operator first knew or ought to have known that grounds for starting the proceedings had arisen)unless the Court considers that there is good reason for extending the period within which proceedings maybe brought, in which case the Court may extend that period up to a maximum of 3 months from the date of knowledge.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Norfolk County Council
Town: Norwich
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Sourcingteam@norfolk.gov.uk
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
08/03/2021
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Tender Details
Reference2021/S 050-127245
Award CriteriaThe most economic tender
ProcurementOpen procedure
Main ActivitiesGeneral public services
Common Procurement VocabularyAuditing services
Date Published12th Mar 2021