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The contract shall cover the external audit of the group's financial statements for the financial years ending 31.3.2017, 31.3.2018 and 31.3.2019. The contract will commence April 2017. The External Auditor will report to the members of the various ...

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Choice Housing Ireland Limited (and its subsidiaries)
37-41 May Street
Belfast
BT1 4DN
United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement Manager — Kiara Dryden
Telephone: +44 2890441317
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKN

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.choice-housing.org/

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.choice-housing.org/work-with-us/tenders
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Tender for Provision of External Audit Services.

Reference number: PRN 796
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79200000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The contract shall cover the external audit of the group's financial statements for the financial years ending 31.3.2017, 31.3.2018 and 31.3.2019. The contract will commence April 2017.

The External Auditor will report to the members of the various legal entities and will work closely with the Group Audit & Risk Committee and with the senior management team.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 120 000.00 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)
79210000
79212000
79212100
79212300
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The services to be provided are:

Core Audit Services

- The audit of the statutory accounts of Choice Housing (Ireland) Limited (both parent and group);

- The audit of the statutory accounts of Oaklee Housing Limited;

- The audit of the statutory accounts of Choice Housing Enterprises Limited;

- The audit of the statutory accounts of Oaklee Employment Services Limited;

- The audit of the statutory accounts of Choice Affordable Housing Limited;

- The audit of the statutory accounts of Choice Services (Ireland) Limited;

- The provision of a comprehensive Board Report on the external audit;

- The provision of a comprehensive Management Letter;

- The audit of the statutory accounts of additional companies which may become part of the group during the contract term (to be provided at same daily rate as core contract);

Other Services

- tax compliance services-completion of tax returns for subsidiaries (where applicable) and ad-hoc telephone support;

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: 120 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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:

To be detailed in the procurement documentation.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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: no
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: 30/03/2017
Local time: 12:00
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 30/03/2017
Local time: 14:00

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
High Courts of Justice in Northern Ireland
Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street
Belfast
BT1 3JY
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
High Courts of Justice in Northern Ireland
Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street
Belfast
BT1 3JY
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
High Courts of Justice in Northern Ireland
Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street
Belfast
BT1 3JY
United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
09/03/2017