European Marine Science Park Facilities Management
To support their efforts to let the building and create a thriving centre for Marine Science.
United Kingdom-Inverness: Building and facilities management services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
An Lòchran, 10 Inverness Campus
Telephone: +44 1463245245
NUTS code: UKM6
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.hie.co.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00313
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
European Marine Science Park Facilities Management.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) require a supplier to provide a Facilities Management service for the European Marine Science Park, Dunstaffnage, Argyll to support their efforts to let the building and create a thriving centre for Marine Science.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Facilities Management Services for EMSP.
It is expected that these services will be required from mid-October for a period of 3 years, unless terminated in accordance with the provisions of the Contract conditions, with HIE having the option to extend for a further 1 year period.
The 3 year budget currently available to deliver this service, including the provision of other items, is between 219 000 GBP and 234 000 GBP (excluding VAT).
Please note that the total value given in Section II.1.5) and II.2.6) are the total value including all options.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
This contract will be awarded for 36 months with an optional 12 month extension.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
HIE may choose to modify this contract where for example the delivery of similar services are required. Any such modification shall be in terms of Section 72 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Bidders will be excluded if they fail to pass any of the mandatory grounds for exclusion in Part III of the ESPD. These include questions on Criminal Convictions, Payment of taxes or social security and Blacklisting.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Not Applicable to this exercise.
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
See Section 4B.5 of ESPD.
It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commence of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:
Employer’s (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = 5 000 000 GBP;
Public Liability Insurance = 2 000 000 GBP;
Professional Indemnity Insurance = 5 000 000 GBP.
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Not applicable for this exercise.
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
Contract will include KPIs/SLAs — further details found in Appendix 1.
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
HIE reserves the right to re-tender for these services upon termination of the contract or at the end of the contract period, including any extension period.
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
In order to participate, bidders should register, for free, on the Public Contracts Scotland (PCS) website (www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk), and register their interest in this contract and download and complete all relevant documentation.
The nominated lead will be responsible for collating and submitting all documentation required including that of Consortia and/or Sub-Contractors.
This free process also gives suppliers access to an online Question and Answer facility which allows queries to be submitted (anonymously), and answers published and shared with all potential bidders.
Tenders must be dispatched via the PCS postbox and be received by the date and time indicated with all questions answered. Hard copy responses will not be accepted.
Bidders are invited to attend an optional Site Visit on the 22.6.2016. See tender documentation for further details.
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland web site at:http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=445953
The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at:http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx
Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: