ISO Accreditation Services Requirement

ISO Accreditation Services Requirement

The contract will require the appointment of one or two suppliers to maintain the HPA’s accreditation and certification to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001. The Health Protection Agency’s (HPA’s) main sites for ISO 9001 accreditation and certification are based in London, Porton Down (Wiltshire) and Chilton (Oxfordshire).

Reference number: BSP 822

Deadline date:29/01/2013

This deadline is for… Receipt of expressions of interest

Contract value:£0 – £0

Location where the contract is to be carried out: United Kingdom

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: Health Protection Agency

 

Description of the contract

The contract will require the appointment of one or two suppliers to maintain the HPA’s accreditation and certification to ISO 9001 and ISO 14001. The Health Protection Agency’s (HPA’s) main sites for ISO 9001 accreditation and certification are based in London, Porton Down (Wiltshire) and Chilton (Oxfordshire). ISO 14001 is required at the HPA’s office in Glasgow. The two accreditations will be offered as separate lots in the tender, with the lots either being awarded to two separate suppliers, or both lots to one supplier. Bidders should be aware that the HPA will be merging with other public health teams around the country to form Public Health England (PHE) with effect from 1 April 2013. It is not yet clear whether any of the public health teams merging with the HPA with require ISO accreditation and certification.

 

Documents

Classification of the contract

90714500 Environmental quality control services

79900000 Miscellaneous business and business-related services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – 27

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 72 Months

 

Who to contact

Contact name Mark Polglase

Organisation name Health Protection Agency

Address Health Protection Agency, 61 Colindale Avenue, London, NW9 5EQ

Telephone 020 8327 6676

Extension number:

Fax

Web address www.hpa.org.uk

 

How to apply

The HPA will be holding a Suppliers Open Day, probably on 1 February, to describe the agency’s requirements in further detail and to invite potential suppliers’ comments on the tender documentation. Potential suppliers interested in attending the Open Day must notify the agency for further details and/or their intention to attend. Attendance at the Open Day is purely voluntary and will not preclude suppliers from tendering when the invitataion to tender is launched.

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