Highways Agency Employee Benefits Tender

Highways Agency Employee Benefits Tender

Highways England is looking to procure a fully integrated employee benefits and recognition platform via a single supplier.

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Benefit services

2018/S 155-356152

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Highways England
The Cube, 199 Wharfside Street
Birmingham
B1 1RN
United Kingdom
E-mail: CorporateServicesProcurement@highwaysengland.co.uk
NUTS code: UK
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Employee Benefits and Recognition

II.1.2)Main CPV code

75310000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

As a company Highways England are aiming to become a high performing organisation through the alignment of reward to performance.

Highways England is looking to procure a fully integrated employee benefits and recognition platform via a single supplier.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

66000000
66500000
66510000
66512200
66512220
66518000
66518100
79900000
85147000
85160000
85312110
98130000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

As a company Highways England are aiming to become a high performing organisation through the alignment of reward to performance.

Highways England is looking to procure a fully integrated employee benefits and recognition platform via a single supplier.

The service would include the following as a minimum:

— Employee benefits,

— Employee recognition,

— Childcare Vouchers,

— Cycle to work,

— Brokering service.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70 %
Quality criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 30 %
Price – Weighting: 30 %
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

With the option to extend for a further 24 months, 12 months at a time.

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

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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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

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

Date: 13/09/2018
Local time: 23:59
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 14/09/2018
Local time: 07:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

How to express an interest in this Tender:

1) Register your company on the e-Sourcing portal (this is only required once):

— Browse to the e-Sourcing Portal: https://highways.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 ‘ITT Open to All Suppliers’ link. Click on the relevant ITT to access the content,

— Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page,

— This will move the ITT into your ‘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 ‘ITT Details’ box.

3) Responding to the tender:

— Click ‘My Response under ‘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 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 e-Tendering helpdesk on 0800 069 8630 or email:help@bravosolution.co.uk

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Highways England
The Cube, 199 Wharfside Street,
Birmingham
B1 1RN
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
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:

10/08/2018