Manned Security Guarding Contract – Nursing and Midwifery Council

Manned Security Guarding  Contract – Nursing and Midwifery Council

Daily manned security guarding services at NMC premises in London, Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.

United Kingdom-London: Security services

2017/S 020-033582

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Nursing and Midwifery Council
23 Portland Place
United Kingdom
Contact person: Adrian Brown
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address:

I.2)Joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
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

Other type: health regulator

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Manned Security Guarding at NMC Premises.

Reference number: RT439

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Daily manned security guarding services at NMC premises in London, Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 400 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The NMC hold regular legal hearings across their offices in London, Edinburgh, Cardiff and Belfast.

The hearings take place daily in 2 of the 3 London offices located in Aldwych and Stratford and on an ad-hoc basis elsewhere.

The minimum number of hearings per day is 3; the maximum is 6 across all locations.

Manned guarding presence in all the hearing centres for all hearings that take place within these locations.

The requirement will be on an ad hoc basis with a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 6 guards required on a daily basis.

The details of each weekly requirement are provided on the Friday preceding the following working week.

The requirement will be a uniformed guarding presence from 8:00 to 18:00.

All security guards must be SIA accredited, have a good level of spoken English and good communication skills.

Flexibility and and ability to provide the requisite guarding at the notice stated above is essential.

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: 400 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12 month extension following initial 24 month period.

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

Envisaged minimum number: 3

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:

All security guards must be SIA accredited.

No outsourcing of service is permitted.

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

Section IV: Procedure


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: 27/02/2017
Local time: 17:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 28/02/2017

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the 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

VI.3)Additional information:

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

GO Reference: GO-2017126-PRO-9464250.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Nursing and Midwifery Council
23 Portland Place
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
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:



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