United Kingdom - Sheffield: Auditing services

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Threshold: 
OJEU
Main activities: 
Education
NUTS Code: 
Type: 
Contract award notice
Type of contract: 
SERVICES
Award criteria: 
The most economic tender
Published: 
Saturday, October 8, 2016
Tender ID: 
2016/S 195-352558

Contract award notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)

Name, addresses and contact point(s)

The University of Sheffield
Procurement Office, Arts Tower, Western Bank
For the attention of: Mr D. Middle
S10 2TN Sheffield
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1142221560
E-mail: d.middle@sheffield.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/sheffield/

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
Education

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
1360/DM — External Audit Services.

II.1.2)

Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 9: Accounting, auditing and bookkeeping services

NUTS code UKE32

II.1.3)

Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

II.1.4)

Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The purpose of this procurement is for the provision of external audit services for the University and some of its subsidiary and associate companies through a competitive tendering exercise.

The contract will be for a period of three years commencing 1.1.2017 until 31.12.2019 and may be extended for a further two periods, each of one year, by agreement between the University and the service provider.

II.1.5)

Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79212000, 79212100

II.1.6)

Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.2)

Total final value of contract(s)

II.2.1)

Total final value of contract(s)

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)

Type of procedure

IV.1.1)

Type of procedure
Open

IV.2)

Award criteria

IV.2.1)

Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Quality of Service. Weighting 10
2. Understanding the University and its business. Weighting 10
3. Understanding of the statutory and regulatory requirements of the University and the Higher Education sector. Weighting 10
4. Audit fees (price). Weighting 10
5. Ability to provide continuity of audit staff. Weighting 5
6. Ability to ensure that audit staff have the appropriate training. Weighting 5
7. Ability to make an effective contribution in connection with general financial and other related matters. Weighting 5
8. Ability to provide additional services, for example taxation advice. Weighting 5

IV.2.2)

Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no

IV.3)

Administrative information

IV.3.1)

File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
1360/DM

IV.3.2)

Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2016/S 050-083084 of 11.3.2016

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 1360/DM Lot title: External Audit Services

V.1)

Date of contract award decision:
12.7.2016

V.2)

Information about offers
Number of offers received: 2

V.3)

Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

KPMG LLP
1 The Sovereign Square, Sovereign Street,
LS1 4DA Leeds
United Kingdom

V.4)

Information on value of contract

V.5)

Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)

Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.2)

Additional information:

VI.3)

Procedures for appeal

VI.3.1)

Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.3.2)

Lodging of appeals

VI.3.3)

Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.4)

Date of dispatch of this notice:
5.10.2016