Cedefop will offer a single framework contract to the selected service provider/consortium to develop and pilot an employer survey to identify skill needs in all sectors of the economy in Europe and carry out related analyses. Such an employer survey will in the future provide Cedefop and other stakeholders with a source of qualitative and quantitative information on current and potential future skill needs in organizations of different sizes covering the whole economy (including non-marketed services) in each of the EU Member States. The activities envisaged in the course of the framework contract will mainly contribute to Cedefop research on early identification of skill needs and skill mismatch (see description in 2. Technical specifications).
This call has been published in the Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Communities 2009/S 156-226976 of 15.08.2009.
Deadline for submitting tenders: 05.10.2009 (17h00 local time for hand-delivered tenders).
Requests for clarification concerning this call for tender, if any, should be requested by 24/09/09. Requests and answers will be published under this banner. Please visit Cedefop's website frequently for updates.
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Important note: In accordance with point 4 of the invitation letter, section 3 of the tender specifications and Annex F, the tenderer is requested to include mandatory documents. The non-inclusion of these documents will lead to the rejection of the tender.