Home Office Satellite Tracking Services Tender
Satellite tracking solutions that include a fitted device which accurately tracks the location of the wearer.
United Kingdom-London: Public security, law and order services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
2 Marsham Street, London
Contact person: Satellite Tracking Service Procuement Team
Telephone: +44 2070354848
Fax: +44 2070354745
NUTS code: UK
Address of the buyer profile: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/sso/jsp/login.jsp
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Satellite Tracking Services
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The Home Office is looking for Service Providers to supply the following:
— satellite tracking solutions that include a fitted device which accurately tracks the location of the wearer, together with a compatible software solution that monitors wearer’s movements on and up a 24/7 basis, as well as less intrusive devices for lower risk cases,
— software which includes an alert capability for specified events, e.g. when a wearer removes or attempts to remove the device. The solution may offer a mix of location technology, including radio frequency,
— a monitoring capability that incorporates an automated response to alerts,
— fitting, replacing and removing devices, nationwide, and
— a suite of Management Information reports including a self-service capability for the Authority to access monitoring data and reports.
The total value of this contract is estimated to be between 50 000 000 GBP and 70 000 000 GBP ex vat over the life of the contract.
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:
The Authority is responsible for: enforcing the return of immigration offenders with no lawful basis to remain in the UK; prosecuting criminals who facilitate, and; ensuring compliance with the immigration law.
Section 61 and Schedule 10 of the Immigration Act 2016, together with other immigration acts place a duty on the Secretary of State, subject to limited exceptions, to electronically monitor persons subject to deportation proceedings, or a deportation order. This may include persons who have been granted immigration bail. Schedule 10 allows the setting of curfews, inclusion and exclusion zones and prohibits damage to or interference with a monitoring device.
The Home Office is looking for Service Providers to supply (UK-wide):
— a range of satellite tracking solutions that will allow the Authority to use satellite tracking proportionately by matching the type and degree of monitoring to the risk posed by each FNO. To include secure devices (which accurately track the location of the wearer, together with a compatible software solution that monitors a person’s movements on and up to a 24/7 basis), as well as less intrusive devices for lower harm cases,
— software which includes an alert capability for specified events, e.g. when a wearer needs to charge a device, removes or attempts to remove the device. The solution may offer a mix of location technology,
— a monitoring capability that incorporates an automated response to alerts,
— a national wide induction and fitting service to issue, replace and remove devices. This will be inclusive of briefing covering battery charging and other actions to avoid non-compliance,
— a field service that can respond to alerts, and.
— a suite of Management Information reports including a self-service capability for the Authority to access data and reports.
It is the intention of the Authority to award this contract to one provider who is either able to provide all the services required or is able to provide the services via sub-contractors.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
This contract can be extended for up to additional 2 years.
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
The evaluation process will be detailed within the Request for Information (Standard Selection Questionnaire) documentation or as soon as possible. The Authority intends to invite up to 5 Respondents, provided sufficient Respondents meet the Authority’s requirements to be invited to Tender.
The 5 Respondents to the Tender will then be reduced to 3 for the negotiation stage by applying the award criteria contained within the tender documents.
The Authority reserves the right to award the contract at the point the initial tender responses are received thus negating the need for a negotiation stage.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The Authority is not responsible for any bidding costs incurred by potential suppliers in respect of this procurement. The Authority reserves the right to abandon the competitive process and not award any contract; make any changes it sees as reasonable to the competition; remove and / or amend element(s) from the scope of the requirements; and accept or reject any tender.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.5)Information about negotiation
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
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:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
The process for expression of interest and requesting further information is set out below.
For the avoidance of doubt, please note that Respondents are required to express an interest separately for this competition regardless of their involvement in the previous Market Engagement activities for this project. Any such involvement does not constitute an expression of interest for the competition advertised in this notice.
The Home Office uses an eSourcing toolkit to enable its sourcing activities to be conducted over the internet. In order to express an interest in the process, please follow the steps set out below.
The Authority intends to hold a Launch Day on the 26.6.2018; non-attendance will not exclude bidders from this procurement as documents will be accessible via the procurement portal.
Attendees should be confirmed via the procurement portal (maximum of 2 per bidder). Joining details will be provided once a Non-Disclosure Agreement is completed.
The procurement will be managed electronically via the Crown Commercial Service’s e-Sourcing Suite. To participate in this procurement, participants must first be registered on the e-Sourcing Suite. If you have not yet registered on the e-Sourcing Suite, this can be done online at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk by following the link ‘Register for CCS e-Sourcing’.
Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering and who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so. Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at http://gps.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/i-am.
Once registered, organisations wishing to participate in the tender must send an email to: STSPP@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk.
The email should be entitled “Satellite Tracking Services Tender -Expression of Interest” and contain the following details: your organisation’s name, your contact name, e-mail address and telephone number and the name of the person from your organisation who has registered on the CCS eSourcing suite. Any expressions of interest not submitted in the required form (or containing the requested information) may be rejected. Participants are requested to express interest by 4.7.2018 at 14:00 GMT, to allow sufficient time for the tender administrative process and submission of bids.
The Authority requires Participants to sign a Non-Disclosure Agreement (NDA) in order to be invited to participate in the competition for this project.
On receipt of an email detailed above, the Authority will provide access to the NDA document through the eSourcing portal. The Authority requires Participants to download and re attach a signed copy of the NDA to the event. When saving the ‘pdf’ document, please ensure that you include the participant organisation’s name in the filename.
Once a correctly signed NDA is received by the Authority, Participants will be invited to the RFI and will be able to access all of the project documentation.
RFI clarification requests must be submitted no later than 2.7.2018 at 14:00 GMT.
Any expressions of interest not submitted in the required form (or containing the requested information) may be rejected.
For technical assistance on use of the e-Sourcing Suite contact; Crown Commercial Service Help-desk: freephone: +44 3450103503 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: