Minor Archaeological Services 2017 – Historic Environment Scotland

Minor Archaeological Services 2017 – Historic Environment Scotland

Historic Environment Scotland needs to relet the contract for the appointment of a service provider to undertake archaeological surveys.

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Archaeological services

2017/S 026-045806

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Historic Environment Scotland
Longmore House, Salisbury Place
Edinburgh
EH9 1SH
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1316688866
E-mail: procurement@hes.scot
Fax: +44 1316688877
NUTS code: UKM
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

National or federal agency/office

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: tourism, built environment, conservation

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Minor Archaeological Services 2017.

Reference number: HES/C/3833

II.1.2)Main CPV code

71351914

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) needs to relet the contract for the appointment of a Service Provider to undertake archaeological surveys, monitoring and recording of any works to deposits or structures, at any of the sites HES manages on behalf of Scottish Ministers.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 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: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Historic Environment Scotland (HES) needs to relet the contract for the appointment of a Service Provider to undertake archaeological surveys, monitoring and recording of any works to deposits or structures, at any of the sites HES manages on behalf of Scottish Ministers.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 50
Price – Weighting: 50

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 300 000.00 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:

The contract period is 24 months with the option to extend for up to a further 36 months.

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:

ESPD (Scotland) 4A.1 Not Used.

ESPD (Scotland) 4A.2 Where it is required within a bidders country of establishment they must confirm which authorization or memberships of the relevant organization(s) are required in order to perform the service. Bidders must confirm if they hold the particular authorization or memberships.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

HES use Scotbis, an independent provider of business credit reports, to assess the financial standing of tenderers. The overall aim of this assessment is to ensure, as far as possible, that any potential Supplier will not have financial difficulties that endanger their ability to perform the Contract. If financial information cannot be gained from that source Historic Environment Scotland will request that you provide full audited accounts for the last full financial year. If Suppliers cannot provide any of the assurances as detailed above, and it is determined by HES that your financial strength is not adequate, then your company may not pass the financial evaluation. If you can provide the assurances as detailed above, HES may explore these options with you before determining whether your company can be taken forward in this procurement exercise. Bank details may also be sought to support the above.

With reference to ESPD (Scotland) question 4B.5, it is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain, prior to the commence of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:

— Public Liability (non-motor) — minimum cover 5 000 000 GBP

— Employers’ Liability — minimum cover 5 000 000 GBP

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

The following ESPD (Scotland) questions should be addressed by Bidders on the basis set out in each specific question. The question responses will be used to establish the technical and professional ability of the Bidders. It is therefore important that Bidders address each of the questions in detail:

4C.A — Not Used

4C.1.1 — Not Used

4C.1.2 — Bidders will be required to provide up to 3 examples that demonstrate that they the relevant experience to deliver the services as described in part II.2.4 of the contract notice.

4C.2 to 4C12.2 — Not Used

4D.1 to 4D.2.2 — Not used.

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

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: 06/03/2017
Local time: 15:00
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

Date: 06/03/2017
Local time: 15:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

5 years from March 2017.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at

http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Default.aspx

The Buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at

http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site athttp://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=481470

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(SC Ref:481470)

Download the ESPD document here:http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=481470

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Historic Environment Scotland
Longmore House, Salisbury Place
Edinburgh
EH9 1SH
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1316688866
Fax: +44 1316688877Internet address:http://historicenvironment.scot

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Historic Environment Scotland
Longmore House, Salisbury Place
Edinburgh
EH9 1SH
United Kingdom
Telephone: +441 316688866
E-mail: procurement@hes.scot
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:

03/02/2017

 

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