Domestic Abuse Community Based Services Essex
Essex County Council is inviting tenders for a provider (or lead provider or consortium of providers) to deliver Domestic Abuse Community Services across Essex to focus on improving outcomes and take account of best practice.
United Kingdom-Chelmsford: Health and social work services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Essex County Council
County Hall, Market Road
Contact point(s): Procurement Services
CM1 1QH Chelmsford
Telephone: +44 3330136267
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.essex.gov.uk
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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
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: Essex.
NUTS code UKH33
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)
Initial contract duration is 30 months, with the option to extend for up to a maximum of a further 36 months at the sole discretion of the Authority. There shall be no limitation to the number of extensions granted up to a maximum of 36 months and no less than three months extension shall be awarded in a single award.
Southend and Thurrock Unitary Authorities may join the procurement at a later stage.
To request access to tender documentation please email: email2workspace-prod+ECC
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
85000000, 85300000, 85311000, 85312310, 85312320, 85323000
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
II.2.3)Information about renewals
Number of possible renewals: Range: between 1 and 12
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.1.4)Other particular conditions
Description of particular conditions: Satisfactory performance.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
In accordance with Articles 57-63 of Directive 2014/24/EU and Regulations 57 and 58 of the Public Contracts Regulation 2015 and as set out in the invitation to tender which is available from the address in point I.1.
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.3.2)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
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
Suppliers are advised that Essex County Council is subject to the Freedom of Information act 2000 (FOIA) and the Environmental Information Regulations 2004 (EIR). If a supplier considers that any of the information supplied as part of this procurement exercise should not be disclosed because of its commercial sensitivity, confidentiality or otherwise, it must, when providing this information, clearly identify the specific information it does not wish to be disclosed and clearly specify the reasons for its sensitivity. Essex County Council shall take
such statements into consideration in the event that it receives a request pursuant to FOIA or EIR which relates to the information provided by a Supplier. However, if the information is requested Essex County Council may be
obliged to under FOIA and/or EIR to disclose such information, irrespective of the supplier’s wishes. Please note that it is not sufficient to include a statement of confidentiality encompassing all the information provided in the response.
Suppliers Instructions: How to Express Interest in this Tender
1. Send an email with your organisation name in the subject title field to email2workspace-prod+ECC+WS481878819email@example.com asking to be invited to this event and providing your contact name and Supplier ID/User ANID from your Ariba registration details.
2. If you have more than one registered user who you want invited to the event, provide the name(s) of each registered user in your request as it may not be possible to include additional users at a later stage.
If you are not registered in Ariba at all, go to http://ecc.supplier.ariba.com/ad/register/SSOActions?type=full
and follow the instructions to register then follow steps 1 and 2 above. (PLEASE NOTE:35 % completion (i.e. mandatory fields only: organisation/user details, commodity, sales territory) is the minimum required for your Ariba cloud registration, you do not need to reach 100 % completion.)
Once you have been invited to the project all communication will need to be via the project message board.
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
Royal Courts of Justice
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Under Regulation 86 and 87 Essex County Council will inform you of the outcome of the tender and, if you have not been selected, how your bid was ranked against those that were. Under Regulation 86 Essex County Council must wait 10 days from despatching such information before entering into the contract. Chapter 6 sets out the time within which you must begin any action and the awards a court may make.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: