Profile BII22 Advanced Call for Tenders describes electronic messaging support for the business process of inviting all economic operators in the market to submit a tender for delivering products, services or works as part of the execution of the pre-award phase in a procurement process.
The key aspects covered by this profile are:
- The contracting body has decided to invite all economic operators to participate in a tendering procedure.
- The contracting body may distribute the call for tenders document to a wide audience.
- The economic operator decides whether he participates in the tendering process, but no communication needs to be sent back to the contracting body if he decides not to
In this profile BII22 Advanced Call for Tenders much information about the call for tenders is structured. In profile BII47 Call for Tenders, most information is defined in (unstructured) attachments.
This profile BII22 Advanced Call for Tenders is used in an open procedure to invite all interested economic operators to submit their tenders. In a restricted procedure this profile may be used to invite economic operators to qualify themselves, e.g. by means of an ESPD (European Single Procurement Document) or qualification. This profile therefore includes ESPD or qualification template information.
To invite (pre-)selected economic operators to participate in a tendering procedure, profile BII38 Advanced Invitation to Tender is used instead of this profile.
If the call for tenders includes a request to submit a pre-award catalogue, profile BII34 Advanced Call for Tenders with pre-award catalogue request is used instead of this profile.
This profile is identified in the transactions by the ProfileID urn:www.cenbii.eu:profile:bii22:ver3.0
Number of pages: 46
Date of approval: 2016-09-01
CWA 17027-103:2016 IDT