Environment Agency Incident Management Training Tender

Environment Agency Incident Management Training Tender

Design and delivery of bespoke training to build knowledge, skills and capabilities,Develop of materials to support new ways of working and new tools as they develop.

United Kingdom-Bristol: Specialist training services

2018/S 055-121803

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Environment Agency
Horizon House, Deanery Road
Bristol
BS1 5AH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Andrew Brentley
Telephone: +44 7775406326
E-mail: andrew.brentley@environment-agency.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):Main address: https://defra.bravosolution.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://defra.bravosolution.co.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Defra
Nobel House, 17 smith Square
London
SW1P 3JR
United Kingdom
E-mail: Andrew.brentley@environment-agency.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: https://defra.bravosolution.co.ukAddress of the buyer profile: https://defra.bravosolution.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

National or federal agency/office

I.5)Main activity

Environment

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Incident Management Training and Exercising and Business Continuity Management

Reference number: Project_21934

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80510000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Environment Agency is a Category 1 Responder organisation (as defined within the Civil Contingencies Act 2004). We require Incident Management Training delivery — Design and delivery of bespoke training to build knowledge, skills and capabilities,Develop of materials to support new ways of working and new tools as they develop, Consultancy in relation to training development and delivery.

— Exercising: Design and develop exercising material to maintain levels of preparedness, Facilitation, Consultancy in relation to exercising development and delivery,

— Business Continuity: Provision of Business Continuity advice into design and delivery working with the Training and Exercising suppliers, Delivery of Business Continuity training and exercising in its own right, Advising the organisation on its Business Continuity Plans.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 800 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Incident Management Training

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80510000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

We are looking for new approaches to ensure our staff are capable and confident in their roles. The training needs to cover Tactical, Operational and Strategic roles. These roles mirror our command and control structure which is used throughout. Category 1 and 2 multi-agency arena (across the board).

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

Value excluding VAT: 1 100 000.00 GBP

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

Maximum number: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Please refer to https://defra.bravosolution.co.uk and access the Supplier Selection Criteria documents for criteria.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

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:

Exercising

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80510000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is concerned with putting the training into practice and testing our response structures, models, plans and procedures. Response plans may vary by area however we will publish Major Incident Plans (MIPS) as part of the tender to provide context to our requirements.

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

Value excluding VAT: 530 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Framework will be awarded for an initial period of 24 months with the option to extend for a further 24 months.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 3
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Please refer to the supplier selection criteria for Lot 2 on https://defra.bravosolution.co.uk

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

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:

Business Continuity Management (BCM)

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80510000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

These requirements are varied in that we will require the successful supplier to work with the training and exercising suppliers as well as development and training on BCM in its own right. We will use the Lot 3 supplier to provide advice on and test our BCM structures and procedures.

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

Value excluding VAT: 170 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Framework period is initially 24 months with option to extend for a further 24 month period.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 3
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Please refer to the SSC criteria for LOT 3 on: https://defra.bravosolution.co.uk

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

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:

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender:

1. register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once):

— browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://defra.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 and 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 Bravo helpdesk.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 4
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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 231-481620

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

Date: 17/04/2018
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 09/05/2018

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

Tender must be valid until: 31/10/2018
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Environment Agency
Horizon House, Deanery Road
Bristol
BS1 5AH
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7775406326

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Environment Agency
Horizon House, Deanery Road
Bristol
BS1 5AH
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

16/03/2018

 

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