Section I: Contracting authority
I.1) Name, addresses and contact point(s):European Parliament , attention: Social Welfare Actions Unit, Office GEOS 04A016 , PO Box 1601 , 2929 Luxembourg , LUXEMBOURG. Tel. +352 4300-22546 . Fax +352 4300-22455 . E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
General address of the contracting authority: http://europarl.europa.eu
Electronic access to information: http://www.europarl.europa.eu/tenders/invitations.htm
Further information can be obtained from:
Aforementioned contact point(s).
Specifications and additional documents can be obtained from:
Aforementioned contact point(s).
Address to which applications must be sent:
Aforementioned contact point(s).
I.2) Type of contracting authority:
European institution/agency or international organisation.
I.3) Main activity:
General public services.
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 call for expressions of interest
II.1) Title attributed to the call for expressions of interest:
Assignments regarding medical checks on absences.
II.2) Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance:
Service category: No 25 health and social services.
Main site or location of works, delivery of supplies or performance of services:
European Parliament sites in Brussels, Luxembourg and Strasbourg.
NUTS code: FR421, LU00, BE1, DE1.
II.3) Description of the field(s) covered by the call for expressions of interest:
The European Parliament has decided to launch this call for expressions of interest in order to compile a list of general practitioners and psychiatrists, practising close to the 3 European Parliament sites (Strasbourg/Brussels/Luxembourg). They will be tasked with performing ad hoc medical checks that the European Parliament decides on, in accordance with Articles 59 and 60 of the Staff Regulations, Articles 13 and 15 of Annex VIII thereto, and Articles 16, 33, 91, 101, 102, 131(5) and (135) of the Conditions of Employment of Other Servants (CEOS) of the European Union.
The sole aim of the checks is to verify whether or not the physical or mental state of health of the European Parliament official or servant is consistent with a return to work.
II.5) Information on subcontracting:
Subcontracting is permitted: no.
II.6) Common procurement vocabulary (CPV):
II.7) Additional information:
This call for expressions of interest concerns general practitioners and psychiatrists.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1) Legal form to be taken by the grouping of suppliers, contractors or service providers to whom the contract is awarded:
Natural persons, legal entities or public entities.
The grouping of economic operators must provide proof of its legal form in the application. This legal form may be 1 of the following:
— an entity with a legal personality recognised by a Member State,
— an entity with no legal personality, but which gives the European Parliament sufficient protection as regards contractual interests (such as a consortium or temporary association, for example, depending on the Member State concerned),
— signature, by all partners, of a kind of 'proxy agreement' or equivalent document which will ratify a form of cooperation.
III.2) Economic and financial situation:
Candidates are not required to submit documents in support of their economic and financial capacity. However, submitting an application will serve as a declaration that they have the capacity required to perform the contract.
III.3) Technical capacity:
The candidate must have:
— good knowledge of English and French; knowledge of other European Union languages would be an advantage,
— at least 3 years' professional experience as a general practitioner or psychiatry specialist, and, if possible, experience in the field of medical checks.
III.4) Professional competence:
The candidate must:
— have a medical degree providing proof of capacity to carry out the duties of a general practitioner and/or psychiatry specialist,
— be authorised to practice in the country where the doctor is resident,
— be registered with the medical association where the doctor is resident.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1) Type of procedure:
IV.2) Grounds for exclusion:
Candidates will be excluded from taking part in the contract if:
(a) they are bankrupt or being wound up, are having their affairs administered by the courts, have entered into an arrangement with creditors, have suspended business activities, are the subject of proceedings concerning those matters, or are in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure provided for in national legislation or regulations;
(b) they have been convicted of an offence concerning their professional conduct by a judgment which has the force of 'res judicata';
(c) they have been guilty of grave professional misconduct;
(d) they are not in compliance with their obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions or the payment of taxes;
(e) they are guilty of misrepresenting the information required by the contracting authority;
(f) other: complete, date and sign Annex III to the specifications (Articles 106 and 107 of the Financial Regulation applicable to the budget of the European Union).
IV.3) Selection criteria:
— Medical degree providing proof of capacity to carry out the duties of a general practitioner and/or psychiatry specialist,
— authorisation to exercise in the country where the doctor is resident,
— medical association registration number where the doctor is resident,
— CVs outlining the candidate's 3 or more years' professional experience as a general practitioner or psychiatry specialist and, if possible, experience in the field of medical checks, highlighting their good knowledge of English and French: knowledge of other European Union languages would be an advantage.
IV.4) Administrative information
IV.4.1) File reference number:
AMI PE PERS 2014 038.
IV.4.2) Expiry date for the list resulting from this call for expressions of interest:
Expiry date of the list resulting from the call for expressions of interest: 2.11.2017.
IV.4.3) Deadline for the submission of applications:
IV.4.4) Language(s) in which applications must be sent:
Any official EU language.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1) Submission and presentation of applications:
This list shall be valid for 3 years (2.11.2014–2.11.2017). Any interested doctors may apply at any time during the list's validity period, except during the last 3 months thereof.
Deadline for the submission of applications: 2.8.2017.
If you are interested in participating in this contract, you must formally request the application file, by e-mail, fax or letter, from the contracting authority referred to in point I.1 of this notice.
This application file includes the following documents which, as well as this call for expressions of interest, constitute the contract:
1. draft framework contract for provision of services;
2. specifications, including the following annexes:
— Annex I — information document,
— Annex II — supplier financial identification form to be completed (by the main representative only, in the case of a grouping),
— Annex III — solemn declaration concerning the exclusion criteria and absence of conflict of interests,
— Annex IV — information sheet for groupings of economic operators (where applicable),
— Annex V — European Parliament's environmental policy,
— Annex VI — declaration related to confidentiality and absence of conflict of interests,
— Annex VII — model of instructions,
— Annex VIII — model of purchase order,
— Annex IX — model of medical report,
— Annex X — medical check conclusion form,
— Annex XI — deficiency report,
— Annex XII — label to affix to the outer and inner envelopes when submitting the application.
The application must bear the reference 'AMI PE PERS 2014 038' and be sent either by post or private courier, or hand-delivered, in a double envelope to the address given in point I.1.
VI.2) Additional information:
Place where services are to be provided: Belgium (Brussels-Capital Region, or further afield), France (Lorraine), Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, Germany (Baden-Württemberg/Rhineland-Palatinate).
VI.3) Date of dispatch of this notice: