Direct Payments Support Service Swansea
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United Kingdom-Swansea: Health and social work services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
City and County of Swansea
Room 3.2.7, Civic Centre
Contact point(s): Procurement
SA1 3SN Swansea
Telephone: +44 8003684850
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0254
Electronic access to information: eTenderWales
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: eTenderWales
Further information can be obtained from: eTenderWales
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: eTenderWales
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: eTenderWales
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes
Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council
Bridgend County Borough Council
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Swansea, Neath, Port Talbot and Bridgend.
NUTS code UKL14
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not already registered, registration will be required.
To access eTenderwales, express your interest in this notice and access the tender documentation please visithttps://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml and search for PQQ/ITT code 42394 within the appropriate area.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
85000000, 85100000, 85300000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: With an option to extend for a further 48 months.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
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
Description of particular conditions: As per tender documentation.
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
As per tender documentation.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
Economic operators interested in submitting a tender can download the tender documents from the eTenderWales portal (http://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk). You will need to register with eTenderWales if you are not already registered. Please see below instructions on how to register.
1. Register your company on the eTenderWales portal (this is only required once):
— Navigate to the portal: http://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
— Click the ‘Suppliers register here’ link.
— Enter your correct business and user details.
— Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete.
— You will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (please keep this secure).
— Agree to the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’.
2. Express an interest in the project:
— Login to the portal with your username/password.
— Click the ‘ITTs Open to All Suppliers’ link (these are the ITTs open to any registered supplier).
— Click on the relevant ITT to access the content.
— Click the ‘Express Interest’ button in the ‘Actions’ box on the left-hand side of the page.
— This will move the ITT into your ‘My ITTs’ page (this is a secure area reserved for your projects only).
— Click on the ITT code. You can now access any attachments by clicking the ‘Settings and Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘Actions’ box.
3. Responding to the invitation to tender:
— You can now choose to ‘Reply’ or ‘Reject’ (please give a reason if rejecting).
— 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 ITT.
— There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available).
If you require any further assistance use the online help. Alternatively, the BravoSolution helpdesk can be contacted (Monday to Friday, 8:00 to 18:00) on:
— E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
— Phone: +44 8003684850
The Supplier Development Service provides ‘free’ practical assistance to small and medium-sized businesses in Wales to help understand the procurement process, and provide hints/tips/guidance on how to tender for opportunities.
‘For help and guidance please contact Business Wales Tender Support on 03000 6 03000’.
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
City and County of Swansea
Legal, Democratic Service and Procurement, Civic Centre, Oystermouth Road
SA1 3SN Swansea
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: