Managed Service Provision of Agency Supplied Workers for UKAEA

Managed Service Provision of Agency Supplied Workers for UKAEA

UKAEA currently has 2 separate contracts for 278 white collar agency supplied workers.

United Kingdom-Abingdon: Recruitment services

2019/S 093-224944

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
N/A
Culham Science Centre
Abingdon
OX14 3DB
United Kingdom
Contact person: Helen East
Telephone: +44 1235466921
E-mail: Helen.east@ukaea.uk
NUTS code: UKJ1
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://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=28465&B=OGC
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=28465&B=OGC
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Fusion Research

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Invitation to Tender for a Managed Service Provision of Agency Supplied Workers for UKAEA at Culham Science Centre

Reference number: T/HFE036/19

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79600000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Invitation to tender for a managed service provision of agency supplied workers for UKAEA at Culham Science Centre.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

79610000
79612000
79620000
79623000
79600000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ1
NUTS code: UKJ
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Culham Science Centre nr Abingdon, Oxfordshire, England.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

UKAEA currently has 2 separate contracts for 278 white collar agency supplied workers with an annual spend of 17 500 000 GBP and 110 blue collar agency supplied workers with an annual spend of 5 5 000 000 GBP. UKAEA now wish to amalgamate the 2 current contracts. The new contract will be for 4 years with an option to extend for a further 2 years on an annual basis. UKAEA will not guarantee the number of ASWs required under the contract.

UKAEA require the supplier to deliver a managed service provision, sourcing, administering and managing all ASWs providing an end-to-end process and provide an embedded on-site team as well as support from senior offsite management. In addition, the supplier must be able to provide legislative advice and training sessions to UKAEA managers.

Full details are provided in the invitation to tender documentation.

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

Start: 01/02/2020
End: 31/01/2024
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Can be extended for 2 further years on an annual basis.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Refer to Procurement Documents for information.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Refer to Procurement Documents for information.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Refer to Procurement Documents for information.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Refer to Procurement Documents for information.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Refer to Procurement Documents for information.

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:

Refer to Procurement Documents for information.

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: no
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 027-060036

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 21/06/2019
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

Tender must be valid until: 21/06/2020

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 21/06/2019
Local time: 12:00

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
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

UK Atomic Energy Authority
Culham Science Centre
Abingdon
OX14 3DB
United KingdomInternet address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-atomic-energy-authority

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

UK Atomic Energy Authority
Culham Science Centre
Abingdon
OX14 3DB
United KingdomInternet address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-atomic-energy-authority

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers.

This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the Authority before a contract is entered into applicants have 2 working days from the notification of the award decision to request. Additional debriefing and that information have to be provided within a minimum of 3 working days before the expiry of the standstill period. Such additional information should be sought from the contact named in this notice.

If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved, the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No 102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

Any such action must be brought promptly.

(generally within 3 months).

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

UK Atomic Energy Authority
Culham Science Centre
Abingdon
OX14 3DB
United KingdomInternet address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-atomic-energy-authority

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

13/05/2019

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