Call for tenders' details

ISDLS2 — External Service Provision for Development, Maintenance and Consultancy...
Contracting authority:
European External Action Service (EEAS)
TED publication date:
Time limit for receipt of tenders:
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Question details
We fully understand the application of the LDU’s, and this thanks to description given by EEAS in the Call for tender. Where it become unusual is when the amount of this LDU is computed based on the rates per category of profiles. This raises a serious issue in relation to fair treatment regarding the competition. Our experience with the European Institutions procurement, and this in order to guarantee an equal treatment, is the LDU unit price if fixed by the institutions as part of the Draft Framework Contract and not computed on the basis of each tender financial model. Could you please propose an model that is equal for all competitors? In order to avoid any discrepancy between the different consortium, can EEAS agree to amend the financial model by fixing this amount?
After careful review of your request, the Contracting Authority considers that that the proposed model is fair and equal for all competitors and has decided not to amend the financial model.