ISO 9001 Certification and Maintenance Services to Defence Equipment and Support

ISO 9001 Certification and Maintenance Services to Defence Equipment and Support

The requirement is to contract with a UKAS accredited certification body to provide initial ISO 9001 certification and surveillance activities to the whole of DE&S.

United Kingdom-Bristol: Certification services

2019/S 065-151985

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Ministry of Defence, Agencies/Misc, Other
DE&S Spruce 2b #1261, MOD Abbey Wood
Bristol
BS34 8JH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Kate Ashby
Telephone: +44 3067935613
E-mail: kate.ashby100@mod.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKK1
Internet address(es):Main address: www.mod.gov.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://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Defence

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

ISO 9001 Certification and Maintenance Services to DE&S

Reference number: CCDT/473

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79132000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The requirement is to contract with a UKAS accredited certification body to provide initial ISO 9001 certification and surveillance activities to the whole of DE&S.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 160 000.00 GBP

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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK1
Main site or place of performance:

Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

2) The Contractor is required to deliver the following:

(a) To scope the most appropriate approach to certification for an organisation of the size and nature of DE&S and conduct a Gap Analysis,

(b) To achieve initial ISO 9001 certification for DE&S in 2020,

(c) To incorporate existing ISO 9001 certifications into the DE&S certification,

(d) To maintain surveillance and certification for ISO 9001 over the standard 3-year assessment cycle.

Please see ‘additional information section’ for details of the Industry Day.

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: 160 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Envisaged minimum number: 3
Maximum number: 10
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Top 10 scoring tenderers who meet minimum technical benchmark of 60 % and pass all DPQQ questions.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial certification to ISO 9001 standard shall be an option, to be exercised at the discretion of the Authority.

Surveillance activities cover a 3-year cycle shall be an option, to be exercised at the discretion of the Authority. The fifth contract year is currently unfunded.

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

A maximum of 2 people per company are invited to attend an Industry Day on 9:00 hrs on 9.4.2019 at BAWA, 589 Southmead Road, Filton, Bristol, BS34 7RG. The Authority reserves the right to reduce numbers down to 1 representative per company is high interest is received. Please confirm the names of those who wish to attend by 17:00 hrs 4.4.2019 to kate.ashby100@mod.gov.uk

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:

Tenderers must be accredited to ISO’s Committee on Conformity Assessment (CASCO) Standard and recorded on the UKAS register as accredited to deliver ISO 9001 certification.

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
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: no
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: 29/04/2019
Local time: 10:00
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
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 invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are Small or Medium Enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.The Authority reserves the right to amend any condition related to security of information to reflect any changes in national law or government policy. If any contract documents are accompanied by instructions on safeguarding classified information (e.g. a Security Aspects Letter), the Authority reserves the right to amend the terms of these instructions to reflect any changes in national law or government policy, whether in respect of the applicable protective marking scheme, specific protective markings given, the aspects to which any protective marking applies, or otherwise. The link below to the Gov.uk website provides information on the Government Security Classification.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-security-classifications

Advertising Regime OJEU:- This contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU),the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk

Cyber Risk Level is assessed as Very Low. The associated Risk Assessment Reference (RAR) is:

RAR-FVZV7CGR. Tenderers must complete a Supplier Assurance Questionnaire (SAQ), to demonstrate compliance via https://supplier-cyber-protection.service.gov.uk/login?qlid=%4008%3DUFZsVVRnPT0%3DNjJNT GO Reference: GO-2019328-DCB-14633746

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Ministry of Defence, Agencies/Misc, Other
Spruce 2b #1261, MOD Abbey Wood
Bristol
BS34 8KJ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3067935613
E-mail: kate.ashby100@mod.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Ministry of Defence
Bristol
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3067935613
E-mail: kate.ashby100@mod.gov.uk
VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Ministry of Defence
Bristol
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3067935613
E-mail: kate.ashby100@mod.gov.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

28/03/2019

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