Business Consultancy Tender for North Wales Police

Business Consultancy Tender for North Wales Police

Contract for the provision of Consultancy Services to North Wales Police in terms of testing a new way of working.

UK-Colwyn Bay: Business and management consultancy services

2013/S 019-028767

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Police and Crime Commissioner for North Wales
Procurement, Alexander House, Force Headquarters, Abergele Road
For the attention of: Kim James
LL29 8AW Colwyn Bay
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1492804248
E-mail: procurement@nthwales.pnn.police.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.north-wales.police.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.policeprocurementnorthwest.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Bluelight E-tendering Website
Internet address: www.bluelight.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Bluelight E-tendering Website
Internet address: www.bluelight.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Bluelight E-tendering Website
Internet address: www.bluelight.gov.uk

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:
Consultancy Services – Testing a New Way of Working – Transforming Policing.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: North Wales, Plus various locations within the North West police region and possibly other UK emergency services, as listed in the latest edition of the police and constabulary almanac official register.
NUTS code UKL
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)
Contract for the provision of Consultancy Services to North Wales Police in terms of testing a new way of working. Future users of this contract may include Cheshire Police and Greater Manchester Police and it should also be open to the other police forces within the North West Region (which includes Lancashire, Merseyside and Cumbria) should they wish to utilise the contract in the future.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79410000

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:
Estimated quantities based on past purchases are contained within the tender documents if they are available. No volumes of orders will be guaranteed in respect of this contract.
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
The right is reserved to require a parent company guarantee and or suitable performance bond or bank guarantees to secure any advance payment / warranty or maintenance as felt appropriate.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Tendered prices must be in sterling. any invoices will be paid in sterling with settlement within 30 days of receipt of a correctly completed invoice after the goods or service has been received.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Joint and Severally Liable
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26 May 1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j)has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
TO BE SPECIFIED IN THE TENDER DOCUMENT
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
to be specified in the tender documents
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Full independent financial background checks will be carried out prior to award of any contract
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
To be specified in the tender documents
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
To be specified in the tender documents
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
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

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 in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
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:
NWP.QTLE.8ZMK24
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 1.3.2013 – 14:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
14.3.2013 – 14:00
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
Duration in months: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 14.3.2013 – 14:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Staff Members of North Wales Police and The Office of the Police and Crime Commissoner for North Wales.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

To express an interest in this tender and download documents, please go to www.bluelight.gov.uk as this tender is being run via this website. If you have any questions regarding the tender then please log into bluelight and use the question and answer facility.

This contract is open to those police forces listed in the tender documents and to all police forces within the north west region as named previously.
Police forces in the north west region are fully supportive of all aspects of diversity including ethnicity, race, religion, age, gender, disability and sexual orientation. In this respect, police forces welcome expressions of interest from the ethnic minority, disabled and other diverse business communities and the voluntary sector.

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

Head of Procurement
Procurement Department North Wales Police Headquarters Glan-y-Don
LL29 8AW Old Colwyn
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@nthwales.pnn.police.uk
Telephone: +44 1492804247

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Email to procurement@nthwales.pnn.police.uk

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
24.1.2013

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