Aerial Rigging Services for Police Service of Northern Ireland

Aerial Rigging Services for Police Service of Northern Ireland

The Police Service of Northern Ireland require Antenna Rigging Service accross the PSNI estate, external third party sites and also were site sharing arrangements were in place.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Radio aerial installation work

2014/S 092-161892

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

PSNI – Police Service of Northern Ireland
c/o Clare House, 303 Airport Road West
For the attention of: PSNI Procurement
BT3 9ED Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2890816409
E-mail: psnipalsprocure.cpd@dfpni.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.dfpni.gov.uk/cpd

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Public order and safety

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Project 10494 : Aerial Rigging Services – (Operational Requirement for Antenna Rigging Services including supply, repairs, surveying & removal).

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 5: Telecommunications services

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The Police Service of Northern Ireland require Antenna Rigging Service accross the PSNI estate, external third party sites and also were site sharing arrangements were in place.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

45312330

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Scope of Contract.
The PSNI employs approximately 7,100 officers & is structured into 8 operational distircts. They use the Terrestial Trunked Radio (TETRA) as defined by the European Telecommunications Standard Institute.

The PSNI require Technical Services for antenna rigging accross the PSNI estate & also external 3rd party sites & also were site sharing agreements are in place.

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 375 000 and 1 600 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: This is a 3 year contract with the opportunity to extend for an additional 2 x 12 month periods.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 4.8.2014. Completion 3.8.2017

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

None

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Payment will be made to the successful provider upon receipt of valid invoice and in accordance with Terms & Conditions of Contract set out in tender documentation.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Price. Weighting 50

2. Contract Management. Weighting 8

3. Training Regime Details. Weighting 8

4. Revalidation evidence for training certification. Weighting 8

5. Training Equipment Inspection Records. Weighting 6

6. Repairs to existing Radio & Ancillary Equipment. Weighting 5

7. Surveying for new Radio Antenna & Ancillary Equipment. Weighting 5

8. Installation of new Radio Antenna & Ancillary Equipment. Weighting 5

9. Removal of Redundant Radio Antenna Ancillary Equipment. Weighting 5

 

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

20.6.2014 – 14:59
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once): Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once):https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register – Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ – Enter your correct business and user details – Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete – You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender – Login to the portal with the username/password – Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) – Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. – Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. – This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box 3. Responding to the tender – Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) – You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification – Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT – There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: CPD will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into
The Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5)/ Utilities Contracts
Regulations (SI 2005 No 6) ***(DELETE AS APPROPRIATE)*** provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

9.5.2014

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