British Council Global Furniture Framework 2019

British Council Global Furniture Framework 2019

The British Council is seeking to establish a global Framework procurement solution for the manufacture/supply of British Council approved furniture.

United Kingdom-London: Furniture (incl. office furniture), furnishings, domestic appliances (excl. lighting) and cleaning products

2019/S 153-376398

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

British Council
10 Spring Gardens
London
United Kingdom
E-mail: uk.procurement@britishcoucil.org
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: www.britishcouncil.org
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/britishcouncil
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/britishcouncil
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Registered Charity

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Registered Charity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Global Furniture Framework 2019

Reference number: BC/00969

II.1.2)Main CPV code

39000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

The British Council is seeking to establish a global framework procurement solution for the manufacture/supply of British Council approved furniture to enable modern, flexible, efficient and cost-effective workplaces for our staff and in our educational classrooms. The British Council are seeking solutions that are structured to enable efficient global access to furniture products and services that deliver value for money, quality and brand assurance across our varied global estate portfolio. This procurement will replace the British Council’s current global furniture contract and be designed to deliver optimal furniture solutions for predominantly commercial office and educational furniture and associated equipment that will facilitate new working practices, improve service delivery and act as a catalyst for change.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 700 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 6
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Global Furniture Framework — UK Europe Wider Europe and Americas (Commercial Furniture)

Lot No: Lot 1.a – UK Europe Wider Europe & Americas (Commercial Furniture)

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

39000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: 00
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1.a: UK Europe Wider Europe and Americas (Commercial Furniture). The British Council is seeking to establish a global framework procurement solution for the manufacture/supply of British Council approved furniture to enable modern, flexible, efficient and cost effective workplaces for our staff and in our educational classrooms. The British Council are seeking solutions that are structured to enable efficient global access to furniture products and services that deliver value for money, quality and brand assurance across our varied global estate portfolio. This procurement will replace the British Council’s current global furniture contract and be designed to deliver optimal furniture solutions for predominantly commercial office and educational furniture and associated equipment that will facilitate new working practices, improve service delivery and act as a catalyst for change.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Global Furniture Framework — UK Europe Wider Europe and Americas (Educational Furniture)

Lot No: Lot 1.b – UK Europe Wider Europe & Americas (Educational Furniture)

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

39000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: 00
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1.b: UK Europe Wider Europe and Americas (Educational Furniture). The British Council is seeking to establish a global framework procurement solution for the manufacture/supply of British Council approved furniture to enable modern, flexible, efficient and cost effective workplaces for our staff and in our educational classrooms. The British Council are seeking solutions that are structured to enable efficient global access to furniture products and services that deliver value for money, quality and brand assurance across our varied global estate portfolio. This procurement will replace the British Council’s current global furniture contract and be designed to deliver optimal furniture solutions for predominantly commercial office and educational furniture and associated equipment that will facilitate new working practices, improve service delivery and act as a catalyst for change.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Global Furniture Framework — East Asia and South East Asia (Commercial Furniture)

Lot No: Lot 2.a – East Asia & South East Asia (Commercial Furniture)

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

39000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: 00
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2.a: East Asia and South East Asia (Commercial Furniture). The British Council is seeking to establish a global framework procurement solution for the manufacture/supply of British Council approved furniture to enable modern, flexible, efficient and cost effective workplaces for our staff and in our educational classrooms. The British Council are seeking solutions that are structured to enable efficient global access to furniture products and services that deliver value for money, quality and brand assurance across our varied global estate portfolio. This procurement will replace the British Council’s current global furniture contract and be designed to deliver optimal furniture solutions for predominantly commercial office and educational furniture and associated equipment that will facilitate new working practices, improve service delivery and act as a catalyst for change.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Global Furniture Framework — East Asia and South East Asia (Educational Furniture)

Lot No: Lot 2.b – East Asia & South East Asia (Educational Furniture)

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

39000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: 00
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2.b: East Asia and South East Asia (Educational Furniture). The British Council is seeking to establish a global framework procurement solution for the manufacture/supply of British Council approved furniture to enable modern, flexible, efficient and cost effective workplaces for our staff and in our educational classrooms. The British Council are seeking solutions that are structured to enable efficient global access to furniture products and services that deliver value for money, quality and brand assurance across our varied global estate portfolio. This procurement will replace the British Council’s current global furniture contract and be designed to deliver optimal furniture solutions for predominantly commercial office and educational furniture and associated equipment that will facilitate new working practices, improve service delivery and act as a catalyst for change.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Global Furniture Framework — MENA and Sub Saharan Africa (Commercial Furniture)

Lot No: Lot 3.a – MENA & Sub Saharan Africa (Commercial Furniture)

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

39000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: 00
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 3.a: MENA and Sub-Saharan Africa (Commercial Furniture). The British Council is seeking to establish a global framework procurement solution for the manufacture/supply of British Council approved furniture to enable modern, flexible, efficient and cost effective workplaces for our staff and in our educational classrooms. The British Council are seeking solutions that are structured to enable efficient global access to furniture products and services that deliver value for money, quality and brand assurance across our varied global estate portfolio. This procurement will replace the British Council’s current global furniture contract and be designed to deliver optimal furniture solutions for predominantly commercial office and educational furniture and associated equipment that will facilitate new working practices, improve service delivery and act as a catalyst for change.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Global Furniture Framework — MENA and Sub-Saharan Africa (Educational Furniture)

Lot No: Lot 3.b – MENA & Sub Saharan Africa (Educational Furniture)

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

39000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: 00
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 3.b: MENA and Sub-Saharan Africa (Educational Furniture). The British Council is seeking to establish a global framework procurement solution for the manufacture/supply of British Council approved furniture to enable modern, flexible, efficient and cost effective workplaces for our staff and in our educational classrooms. The British Council are seeking solutions that are structured to enable efficient global access to furniture products and services that deliver value for money, quality and brand assurance across our varied global estate portfolio. This procurement will replace the British Council’s current global furniture contract and be designed to deliver optimal furniture solutions for predominantly commercial office and educational furniture and associated equipment that will facilitate new working practices, improve service delivery and act as a catalyst for change.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

Framework for 4 years

IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 25/10/2019
Local time: 16:49
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 48 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Suppliers who wish to express an interest and take part in the tender process will be required to register on our e-Tendering portal In-Tend hosted at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/britishcouncil

Once registered, bidders must login to the website where they can view the project and access the bidders pack and submit their return. Bidders will also be required to demonstrate their capability and `means of proof` will be required. These conditions are outlined in the ITT.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

British Council
London
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

07/08/2019

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