Insurance Service Tender

Insurance Service Tender

The Universities of Manchester (MU) and Liverpool (LU).

UK-Manchester: insurance services

2012/S 44-072211

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

The Universities of Manchester (MU) and Liverpool (LU)
John Owens Building, Room MLG.006, The University of Manchester Oxford Road
Contact point(s): The University of Manchester
For the attention of: Martin Hampar
M13 9PL Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1612752207
E-mail: Martin.Hampar@manchester.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1612752961

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.manchester.ac.uk

Further information can be obtained from: Marsh Limited
Belvedere, 12 Booth Street
For the attention of: Cliffe Crowther
M2 4AW Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1619547317
E-mail: cliffe.crowther@marsh.com
Fax: +44 1619547210

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Marsh Limited
Belvedere, 12 Booth Street
For the attention of: Cliffe Crowther
M2 4AW Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1619547317
E-mail: cliffe.crowther@marsh.com
Fax: +44 1619547210

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Marsh Limited
Belvedere, 12 Booth Street
For the attention of: Cliffe Crowther
M2 4AW Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1619547315
E-mail: cliffe.crowther@marsh.com
Fax: +44 1619547210

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Other: University
I.3)Main activity
Education
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Insurance service.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 6: Financial servicesa)Insurances services b)Banking and investment services
NUTS code UKD3
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Insurance service.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000, 66516000, 66516500, 66515410, 66515411, 66515000, 66515100, 66512100

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
This notice is in respect of covers for The University of Manchester (MU) and The University of Liverpool (LU).
Lots will be identified accordingly.
The contract dates differ for each university and are as follows:
The University of Manchester: 1.6.2012;
The University of Liverpool: 1.8.2012.
36 month contract under long term agreement with an option for a further 24 months at the end of the three year period. Also an option for a 60 month contract.
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: MU – professional indemnity

1)Short description
MU – professional indemnity.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000, 66516000, 66516500

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Schedule start date of cover 1.6.2012.
Lot No: 2 Lot title: MU – clinical trials
1)Short description
MU – clinical trials.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000, 66516000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Schedule start date of cover 1.6.2012.
Lot No: 3 Lot title: MU- medical malpractice
1)Short description
MU – medical malpractice.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000, 66516000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Schedule start date of cover 1.6.2012.
Lot No: 4 Lot title: MU – directors & officers liability
1)Short description
MU – directors & officers liability.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000, 66516000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Schedule start date of cover 1.6.2012.
Lot No: 5 Lot title: MU – pension fund trustees
1)Short description
MU – pension fund trustees.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000, 66516000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Schedule start date of cover 1.6.2012.
Lot No: 6 Lot title: MU – crime
1)Short description
MU – crime.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000, 66515411

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Schedule start date of cover 1.6.2012.
Lot No: 7 Lot title: MU – terrorism cover – property including fine arts
1)Short description
MU – terrorism cover – property including fine arts.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000, 66515000, 66515100

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Schedule start date of cover 1.6.2012.
Lot No: 8 Lot title: MU – personal accident/travel
1)Short description
MU – personal accident/travel.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000, 66512100

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Schedule start date of cover 1.6.2012.
Lot No: 9 Lot title: LU – professional indemnity
1)Short description
LU – professional indemnity.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000, 66516000, 66516500

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Schedule start date of cover 1.8.2012.
Lot No: 10 Lot title: LU – clinical trials
1)Short description
LU – clinical trials.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000, 66516000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Schedule start date of cover 1.8.2012.
Lot No: 11 Lot title: LU – directors & officers liability
1)Short description
LU – directors & officers liability.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000, 66516000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Schedule start date of cover 1.8.2012.
Lot No: 12 Lot title: LU – pension fund trustees
1)Short description
LU – pension fund trustees.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000, 66516000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Schedule start date of cover 1.6.2012.
Lot No: 13 Lot title: LU – personal accident/travel
1)Short description
LU – personal accident/travel.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66510000, 66512100

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Schedule start date of cover 1.6.2012.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Insurance carriers will be required to demonstrate a high degree of Financial Security and be willing to submit their last 3 years report and accounts.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: 1. Insurance carriers should be recognised insurers authorised to write the classes of business listed above in accordance with all relevant legislation;
2. English Law and Jurisdiction will apply during the negotiations held prior to the award of the insurance contracts, the contracts themselves and their performance;
3. Potential suppliers may be asked to produce a certificate issued by the appropriate Insurance Regulatory Authority indicating the types of insurance the insurers are authorised to provide and must comply with the Department of Trade and Industry Regulations.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: When requested, insurers must be willing to produce:
— A certificate issued or counter-signed by at least 3 clients (together with details of the policy dates and premiums paid) showing evidence of the Insurers last three years experience in writing the classes of business referred to,
— Evidence of adequate Risk Management facilities and ability to provide a high quality claims handling service,
— Draft policy documents and wordings, proposal forms, risk improvement requirements or similar on which their tenders are dependent or which will form the basis of contracts.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Insurers must be authorised to carry on business in the relevant classes of insurance listed in this notice in accordance with the provisions of the Insurance Companies Act 1982 and any other statutory modifications thereof.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures) yes
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 11
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2012/S 0-009137 of 18.1.2012

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
28.3.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
Royal & Sun Alliance.
Zurich Municipal.
Aviva.
Allianz Cornhill.
ACE.
Gerling.
Risk Management Partners.
Summit/Amlin.
CNA.
Tokio Marine.
Lloyds.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:29.2.2012

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