Call for expression of interest: Natural or legal persons
wishing to be included in the list are invited to submit an application
in accordance with the provisions of this notice.
The contracting authority will include in the list all applicants
who meet the criteria set out in section 8 below.
For each specific contract in the fields described in section 4,
the contracting authority will forward the invitation to tender
and the specifications to all candidates meeting the relevant criteria
or to certain candidates selected on the basis of appropriate preselection
criteria for the contract concerned.
The list (and sub-lists) drawn up as a result of this notice will
be used exclusively for contracts for an estimated amount below the
limits set out in Article 158 of the Financial Implementing Regulation
(Commission Regulation 2342/2002) currently 154,014 EUR.
The list will be subdivided into sub-lists, each of them corresponding
to one of the areas set out in section 4.
Candidates who fail to fulfil the conditions will be excluded. Any
candidate excluded has the right to submit a revised application.
Fields: The European Environment Agency is seeking potential
contractors to conduct various activities within the realms of training
/ development of competencies.
Please note that the training activities are to be conducted either
on the Agency's premises or in close proximity to the Agency's address
and all instruction should be in English. The agency employs approximately
130 staff of different nationalities and educational background.
Applicants must clearly mention for which of the following fields
they are applying:
A) Management training
This area covers all training, coaching and team building activities
for both top and middle management. These activities may potentially
include everything from pre-managerial position training to coaching
of top management with a view to strengthening/enforcing the applied
B) Project management training and coaching
Introduction courses to project management - including creating
a framework for the "EEA way of doing projects" (standard templates
for project planning, reporting, etc.). Courses should preferably
be thought into an action learning perspective.
C) Personal and organisational effectiveness
Training courses similar to:
- how to conduct effective meetings;
- effective teams (multicultural);
- presentation techniques;
- interviewing techniques;
- stress management;
- personal assistant training;
- active listening;
- realising one's potential, etc.
D) Assessment and gap analyses of individual
Performing tests and assessments, selection and recruitment, risk
and control assessments (developing self assessment tools).
E) Health and safety
We have the equipment, but would appreciate guidance/instruction/training
and consultation for our office personnel in ergo therapy, gymnastics,
health care, etc.
Training courses are to be conducted in DK-Copenhagen.
Validity: The list and the sub lists will remain valid for
3 years from the date of dispatch of this notice. Applications may
be submitted at any time during this period with the exception of
the last three months of this period.
Groups: Groups of service providers may apply. Groups must
nominate a lead member, who will take full responsibility for the
work of the group as a whole, should the group be awarded a contract.
Exclusion and selection criteria:
Exclusion criteria: Candidates or tenderers shall be excluded
from participation in a procurement procedure if:
a) they are bankrupt or being wound up, are having their affairs
administered by the courts, have entered into an arrangement with
creditors, have suspended business activities, are the subject of
proceedings concerning those matters, or are in any analogous situation
arising from a similar procedure provided for in national legislation
b) they have been convicted of an offence concerning their professional
conduct by a judgement which has the force of 'res judicata';
c) they have been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven
by any means which the contracting authority can justify;
d) they have not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment
of social security contributions or the payment of taxes in accordance
with the legal provisions of the country in which they are established
or with those of the country of the contracting authority or those
where the contract is to be performed;
e) they have been the subject of a judgement which has the force
of res judicata for fraud, corruption, involvement in a criminal
organization or any other illegal activity detrimental to the Communities'
f) following another procurement procedure or grant award procedure
financed by the Community budget, they have been declared to be
in serious breach of contract for failure to comply with their contractual
Candidates or tenderers must certify that they are not in one of
the situations listed above.
Submission of applications: Applications should be sent to
European Environment Agency, Call for Expression of Interest EEA/ADS/04/001,
Kongens Nytorv 6, DK-1050 Copenhagen K.
Submission of applications: The original and 2 copies of
the application must be placed together inside a sealed envelope,
which is to be marked 'Not to be opened by the EEA's internal mail
This sealed envelope is then to be placed inside another sealed envelope,
and to be sent to the address mentioned in section 10.a).
This call for expression of interest is divided into 5 sub-lists
- see section 4.
Date of dispatch of this notice: 1.3.2004.
Date of receipt by the Office for Official Publications of the
European Communities: 1.3.2004.