Ireland - Dublin: Auditing services

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Threshold: 
OJEU
Main activities: 
General public services
NUTS Code: 
Type: 
Contract notice
Type of contract: 
SERVICES
Award criteria: 
The most economic tender
Published: 
Wednesday, January 11, 2017
Tender ID: 
2017/S 007-010150

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)

Name and addresses
Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade / An Roinn Gnóthaí Eachtracha agus Trádála
N/A
80 St Stephen's Green
Dublin
DO2 VY53
Ireland
Contact person: Patrick Bailey
Telephone: +353 14082642
E-mail: consultant.tenders@dfa.ie
NUTS code: IE

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.dfa.ie

Address of the buyer profile: https://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/246

I.2)

Joint procurement

I.3)

Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=106942&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=106942&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)

Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)

Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)

Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)

Title:

2016, 2017 and 2018 Irish Aid commissioned audits — Mozambique.

Reference number: 112769

II.1.2)

Main CPV code
79212000

II.1.3)

Type of contract
Services

II.1.4)

Short description:

A Financial Audit of 3 years: 2016, 2017 and 2018, based on the 2016 TOR for the Embassy and the 2016 TOR for Programmes/Projects funded by the Embassy. These Terms of Reference (ToRs) applies for the audit of the Embassy for the year ending 31.12.2016 and should be used as reference in preparation for the 3 year's Technical and Financial Proposals. The ToRs will be updated annually. The Embassy accounts should be audited every year while the number of Programmes/Projects may be subject to change.

The 2016 audit includes the audit of the Embassy of Ireland based in Maputo and 14 Programmes/Projects funded by the Embassy of Ireland in Mozambique. The scope of the audit will be reviewed on an annual basis. It is expected that under the scope of the 2017 audit 15 Projects will be audited in addition to the Embassy. The same number of Projects is expected for the 2018 audit.

II.1.5)

Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 150 000.00 EUR

II.1.6)

Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title:

II.2.2)

Additional CPV code(s)
79200000
79210000
79212100

II.2.3)

Place of performance
NUTS code: IE
Main site or place of performance:

Mozambique.

II.2.4)

Description of the procurement:

The Embassy of Ireland is currently inviting internationally recognised audit firms to submit proposals for the Financial Audit of 3 years: year ending 31.12.2016, 31.12.2017 and 31.12.2018. 1 Technical Proposal and 1 Financial Proposal should be submitted for the 3 years, based on the 2016 Terms of Reference for the Embassy and the 2016 Terms of reference for Programmes/Projects funded by the Embassy.

These Terms of Reference (ToRs) applies for the audit of the Embassy for the year ending 31.12.2016 and should be used as reference in preparation for the 3 year's Technical and Financial Proposals. The ToRs will be updated annually. The Embassy accounts should be audited every year while the number of Programmes/Projects may be subject to change.

The 2016 audit includes the audit of the Embassy of Ireland based in Maputo and 14 Programmes/Projects funded by the Embassy of Ireland in Mozambique. The scope of the audit will be reviewed on an annual basis. It is expected that under the scope of the 2017 audit 15 Projects will be audited in addition to the Embassy. The same number of Projects is expected for the 2018 audit.

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: 150 000.00 EUR

II.2.7)

Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial contract is for 12 months and subject to performance. It can be extended for a further 24 months.

II.2.10)

Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)

Information about options
Options: no

II.2.12)

Information about electronic catalogues

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

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 conditions:

As outlined in the Terms of Reference.

III.1.2)

Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

As outlined in the Terms of Reference.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

As outlined in the Terms of Reference.

III.1.3)

Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

As outlined in the Terms of Reference.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

As outlined in the Terms of Reference.

III.1.5)

Information about reserved contracts

III.2)

Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1)

Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)

Contract performance conditions:

As outlined in the Terms of Reference.

III.2.3)

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

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.1.4)

Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

IV.1.6)

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

IV.2.2)

Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 15/02/2017
Local time: 14:30

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: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)

Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 15/02/2017
Local time: 14:30
Place:

Dublin.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)

Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)

Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)

Additional information:

VI.4)

Procedures for review

VI.4.1)

Review body
The Registrar
The High Courts, Four Courts
Dublin
7
Ireland
Telephone: +353 18886000

VI.4.2)

Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)

Review procedure

VI.4.4)

Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)

Date of dispatch of this notice:
09/01/2017