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The University invites tenders for the provision of Lot 1 External Audit and Third Party Audit Services, Lot 2 Internal Audit Services.

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Queen's University Belfast
University Road
Belfast
BT7 1NN
United Kingdom
Contact person: Jackie Glackin
Telephone: +44 2890973053
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKN01

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.qub.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.qub.ac.uk/po

I.2)Joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Education

Section II: Object

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

Provision of External Audit and Internal Audit Services.

Reference number: QUB/1609/17
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79212000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The University invites tenders for the provision of

Lot 1 External Audit and Third Party Audit Services,

Lot 2 Internal Audit Services.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 1 150 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

External Audit and Third Party Audit Services

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79212000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN01
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The role of the University's External Auditors is to report on the University's financial statements and to carry out such examination of the statements and underlying records/control systems as is necessary to reach and opinion on the statements, maximising appropriate reliance on the Internal Audit findings.

The External Auditors will also be required to undertake additional certification/audit duties, as a requirement of a number of external funding bodies, including the EU and Invest NI.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Technical / Weighting: 60
Price - Weighting: 40
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Options to extend by up to a period of 36 months.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Internal Audit Services

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79212200
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN01
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The role of Internal Audit is to provide an independent appraisal function, giving assurance that the University's system of internal control (including those arrangements for achieving economy, efficiency and effectiveness) are adequate.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Technical / Weighting: 70
Price - Weighting: 30
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Options to extend by up to a further 36 months.

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 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.1.6)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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 044-081462
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: QUB/1609/17
Lot No: 1
Title:

External Audit and Third Party Audit Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
20/06/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 4
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 4
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
KPMG
17-25 College Square East
Belfast
BT1 6DH
United Kingdom
NUTS code: UKN01

Internet address:https://home.kpmg.com/uk/en/home.html

The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 650 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: QUB/1609/17
Lot No: 2
Title:

Internal Audit Services

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
20/06/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 4
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 4
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Deloitte
29 Earlscourt Terrace
Dublin
2
Ireland
NUTS code: IE021

Internet address:https://belfast.deloitte.co.uk/

The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 500 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Queen's University Belfast
University Road
Belfast
BT7 1NN
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2890973053
E-mail:

Internet address:www.qub.ac.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Queen's University Belfast
University Road
Belfast
BT7 1NN
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2890973053
E-mail:

Internet address:www.qub.ac.uk

VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Queen's University Belfast
University Road
Belfast
BT7 1NN
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2890973053
E-mail:

Internet address:www.qub.ac.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
26/07/2017