Language Services Framework Agreement

Language Services Framework Agreement

Lot 1 includes the provision of written translation and transcription services from the English language into the language(s) requested by the buying authority.

United Kingdom-Glasgow: Translation services

2019/S 125-305985

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult
Inovo, 121 George Street
Glasgow
G1 1RD
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Sheena Thomson
Telephone: +44 3330041418
E-mail: procurement@ore.catapult.org.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.ore.catapult.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.ore.catapult.org.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Catapult Centres
Various UK Locations
United Kingdom
Contact person: Sheena Thomson
E-mail: procurement@ore.catapult.org.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):Main address: https://catapult.org.uk/catapult-centres/

Address of the buyer profile: www.ore.catapult.org.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Technology, Innovation and Research

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Language Services Framework Agreement

Reference number: DN415472

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79530000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Buying Authorities have a requirement for the provision of multilingual translation, transcription and interpreting services throughout the United Kingdom and overseas.

It is the intention to appoint five (5) suitably qualified and experienced contractors to each of the two (2) lots within this framework to work closely with the individual buying authorities to provide a reliable, ethical, honest and transparent service.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Translation and Transcription Services

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79530000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1 includes the provision of written translation and transcription services from the English language into the language(s) requested by the Buying Authority and from those languages into English or other languages.

Contractor(s) shall provide an end to end service to the Buying Authority through its own linguists and/or linguists via subcontractors if required.

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

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Interpreting Services

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79540000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2 includes the provision of interpreting services from the English language in to the language(s) requested by the Buying Authority and from those languages into English or other languages. The languages listed in Appendix 1 are those expected to be required but this list is by no means exhaustive.

Contractor(s) shall provide an end to end service to the Buying Authority through its own linguists and/or linguists via subcontractors if required. The contractor(s) shall be required to provide simultaneous, consecutive, escort/travel and whisper interpreting services as follows:

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

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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: 06/08/2019
Local time: 12:00
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: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 06/08/2019
Local time: 12:30
Place:

Tenders will be opened at Inovo, 121 George Street, Glasgow, G1 1RD.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Tenders will be opened by two (2) ORE Catapult employees from the Procurement Dept.

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult
Glasgow
United KingdomInternet address: https://catapult.org.uk/catapult-centres/

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Offshore Renewable Energy Catapult
Glasgow
United KingdomInternet address: https://catapult.org.uk/catapult-centres/
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:

28/06/2019

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