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UK-Victoria: Statutory audit services.
Section I: Contracting Authority
I.1) Name and addresses
National Audit Office
157-197 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, SW1W 9SP, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 2077987372, Email: Z3-Procurement@nao.gsi.gov.uk
Main Address: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/buyer/editContractNotice.html
NUTS Code: UKI
I.2) Joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement: No.
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not provided
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No.
I.3) Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Victoria:-Statutory-audit-services./RN7Z53S9B8
Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: Not provided
I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Other type:: National Audit Office
I.5) Main activity
Other activity:

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title: External Audit Services
Reference Number: Not provided
II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
79212300 - Statutory audit services.

II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
II.1.4) Short description: The Contractor will deliver the following services:
financial audits of the NAO¿s Annual Report and Accounts, commencing the financial years ending 31 March 2020, 2021 and 2022
reviews of the annual statement of financial impacts arising from the NAO¿s work;
an value for money examination of an aspect of the NAO¿s operations when commissioned by the Audit Committee;
audits of the NAO¿s expenditure on international projects, if required.
The Contractor will be expected to attend meetings of the NAO¿s Audit Committee and, when requested to do so, the Public Accounts Commission.
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT: 300,000
Currency: GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots:
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
Not Provided
II.2.3) Place of performance:
UKI LONDON

II.2.4) Description of procurement: The Contractor will deliver the following services:
financial audits of the NAO¿s Annual Report and Accounts, commencing the financial years ending 31 March 2020, 2021 and 2022
reviews of the annual statement of financial impacts arising from the NAO¿s work;
an value for money examination of an aspect of the NAO¿s operations when commissioned by the Audit Committee;
audits of the NAO¿s expenditure on international projects, if required.
The Contractor will be expected to attend meetings of the NAO¿s Audit Committee and, when requested to do so, the Public Accounts Commission.
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: Not provided
Currency: Not provided
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: two one year extensions

II.2.10) Information about variants:
Variants will be accepted: No
II.2.11) Information about options:
Options: No
Description of options: Not provided
II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: 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
Identification of the project: Not provided
II.2.14) Additional information: Not provided


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:
Not Provided
III.1.2) Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
List and brief description of selection criteria:
Not Provided
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :
Not Provided
III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
List and brief description of selection criteria:
Not Provided
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :
Not Provided
III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts (if applicable)
The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons: No
The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes: No

III.2) Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1) Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:
Not Provided
III.2.2) Contract performance conditions
Contained within 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: No

Section IV: Procedure
IV.1) Description OPEN
IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Open

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement - NO
In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not Provided


IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction:
An electronic auction will be used: No
Additional information about electronic auction: Not provided
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:
Notice number in the OJ S: Not provided
IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 07/09/2018 Time: 12:00

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:
Until: 01/04/2019

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders:
Date: 07/09/2018
Time: 12:00
Place:
London


Section VI: Complementary Information
VI.1) Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: Yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 2021
VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used No
Electronic invoicing will be accepted No
Electronic payment will be used Yes
VI.3) Additional Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Victoria:-Statutory-audit-services./RN7Z53S9B8

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/RN7Z53S9B8
VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body:
National Audit Office
157-197 Buckngham Palace Road, Victoria, London, SW1W 9SP, United States Minor Outlying Islands
VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
National Audit Office
Victoria, United Kingdom
VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
Not Provided
VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not provided
VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 31/07/2018

Annex A




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