24 May 2017

Ireland-Dublin: Computer support and consultancy services

Type of document: Invitation to tender
Country: Ireland
OJEU Ref: (2017/S 098-193996/EN)
Nature of contract: Service contract
Procedure: Open procedure
Regulation of procurement: EU – with participation by GPA countries
Type of bid required: Global bid

Contract notice
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority
I.1) Name and addresses
Official name: National Transport Authority
National registration number: N/A
Postal address: Dun Sceine, Iveagh Court, Harcourt Lane
Town: Dublin 2
Postal code: D02 WT20
Country: Ireland
Contact Person: Mark Bradwell
Telephone: +353 01-8798362
Email: procurement@nationaltransport.ie
Fax: +353 01-8798333
Nuts code: IE021
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:

I.3) Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge,at:
Additional information can be obtained from:
the above mentioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted:
to the above mentioned address
I.4) Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.5) Main activity
Other activity: transport

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title: Provision of Security Services including ICT Security Vulnerability Assessment and Penetration Testing.
II.1.2) Main CPV code: 72600000
II.1.3) Type of contract: Services
II.1.4) Short Description: The Authority wishes to invite tenders from suitably qualified providers for a regular external security scan and vulnerability assessment of the public network addresses of the Authority. Detailed specifications of the requirements are outlined in the tender documents.

II.1.6) Information about lots:
The contract is divided into lots: no
II.2) Description
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
72212731, 72212732, 72700000, 72800000, 72820000

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code: IE021
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4) Description of the procurement:
The Authority wishes to invite tenders from suitably qualified providers for a regular external security scan and vulnerability assessment of the public network addresses of the Authority. Detailed specifications of the requirements are outlined in the tender documents.
II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.7) Duration of the contract,framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewalyes Description of renewals:If the services provided are deemed to be satisfactory the contract may be renewed annually up to a maximum of 2 years after the end of the second year.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
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:no

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 set out in the tender documents.
III.1.2) Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria: As set out in the tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the tender documents.
III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions: As set out in the tender documents.

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 procedureIV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement(GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2) Administrative information
IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 2017-06-30 Local time: 12:00
IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:EN
IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tender must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until:2017-12-30
IV.2.7) Conditions for opening tenders
Date: 2017-06-30 Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1) Information about recurrence:
This is a recurrent procurement: no
IV.2) Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3) Additional information:
The contracting authority will not be responsible for any costs, charges or expenses incurred by candidates or tenderers relating to this contract award procedure irrespective of the outcome of the competition, or if the competition is postponed or cancelled. All costs incurred by interested parties in participating in this competition must be borne by them.
Any contract award will be subject to a number of preconditions, including production of a current tax clearance certificate or tax clearance statement from the Revenue Commissioners in Ireland. The contracting authority may terminate this competition (or any part thereof), change the basis of and the procedures for the bidding process, at any time, or procure the project by alternative means if it appears that the project can thereby be more advantageously procured.
The most economically advantageous or any tender will not automatically be accepted. Refer to procurement documents for further information.
VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body
Official name: High Court of Ireland
Postal address: Four Courts, Ground Floor (East Wing), Inns Quay
Town: Dublin
Postal code: 7
Country: Ireland
Telephone: +353 18886000
E-mail: highcourtcentraloffice@courts.ie
Fax: +353 18886125
Internet address:

VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
As set out in S.I. No. 131/2010 European Communities (Award of Contracts by Utilities Undertakings) (Review Procedures) Regulations 2010 (in particular Regulation 7 thereof).

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice:2017-05-19