Belgium-Brussels: Close protection services for the Delegation of the European Union in Burundi

Type of document: Contract Awards
Country: Belgium
OJEU Ref: (2017/S 145-298470/EN)
Nature of contract: Service contract
Procedure: Restricted procedure
Regulation of procurement: EU Institutions
Type of bid required: Not applicable

Contract award notice
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority
I.1) Name and addresses
Official name: European External Action Service (EEAS), division BA.IBS.2 — Sécurité hors siège
Postal address: rond-point Schuman 9A
Town: Bruxelles
Postal code: 1046
Country: Belgium
Contact Person: chef de division IBS.2
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:

I.4) Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5) Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title: Close protection services for the Delegation of the European Union in Burundi.

Reference number: EEAS-511-DIVIBS2-SER-FWC.
II.1.2) Main CPV code: 79713000
II.1.3) Type of contract Services
II.1.4) Short Description: The objectives of the contract are as follows: provision of close protection officers for the protection of the Head of Delegation, other Delegation employees and visitors on mission. These officers will also be responsible for driving armoured vehicles; provision of security equipment.
II.1.6) Information about lots:
The contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7) Total value of the procurement(excluding VAT)
II.2) Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
Main CPV code: 79714000

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:
Main site or place of performance:Bujumbura, with the possibility to travel within the country and in neighbouring countries.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement
See point II.1.4.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion – Name: general service organisation/Weighting:24Quality criterion – Name: service organisation in the event of a serious incident or crisis/Weighting:12Quality criterion – Name: means to guarantee service quality/Weighting:12Quality criterion – Name: means to ensure staff retention/Weighting:12
Price – Weighting:40
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:EU administrative credits.

Section IV: Procedure
IV.1) Description
IV.1.1) Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
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.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S:2017/S 022-036627
Section V: Award of contract
Contract No: EEAS-511-DIVIBS2-SER-FWC-2017
Title: Close protection services for the Delegation of the European Union in Burundi

A contract/lot is awarded yes
V.2) Award of contract
V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract:2017-06-30
V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received:3
Number of tenders received from SMEs:1
Number of tenders received from other EU Member States:3
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: yes
V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Amarante International SAS
National registration number: 49965596700044
Postal address: 6 rue du Général de Larminat
Town: Paris
Postal code: 75015
Country: France
Nuts code:
Internet address:
The contractor is an SME no
Official name: Protection, Surveillance, Gardiennage SPRL (PSG)
National registration number: 32035
Postal address: 33 boulevard de la Liberté, BP 6393
Town: Bujumbura
Country: Burundi
Nuts code:
The contractor is an SME yes

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot(excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 11000000.00
Total value of the contract/lot:8775682.00

Section VI: Complementary information
VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body
Official name: General Court
Postal address: rue du Fort Niedergrünewald
Town: Luxembourg
Postal code: 2925
Country: Luxembourg
Telephone: +352 4303-1
Fax: +352 4303-2100
Internet address:

VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
within 2 months of the plaintiff being notified or, failing this, of the date on which it became known to them. A complaint made to the European Ombudsman neither suspends this period nor opens a new period for lodging appeals.

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice:


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