Mobility Assessments Tender Essex

Mobility Assessments Tender Essex

Essex County Council wishes to procure a locally based comprehensive Independent Mobility Assessment Service.

United Kingdom-Chelmsford: Community health services

2016/S 049-080787

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Essex County Council
County Hall, Market Road, Essex
Chelmsford
CM1 1QH
UNITED KINGDOM
Contact person: Simon Evans
Telephone: +44 03330136315
E-mail: simon.evans@essex.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKH33Internet address(es):Main address: www.essex.gov.uk
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.essex.gov.uk/Business-Partners/Supplying-Council/Pages/default.aspx
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

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Independent Mobility Assessments.

Reference number: 0259

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85323000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Essex County Council wishes to procure a locally based comprehensive Independent Mobility Assessment Service. The Council wants to secure a provider with relevant experience who will work with the Council to deliver high quality services that are responsive to demand.

The service will create a robust independent assessment and appeals process, delivered via mobility assessment clinics by professionals appropriately trained in the assessment of mobility and registered with the Health Professions Council. The service will cater for customers who apply for a Blue Badge but do not automatically qualify.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 400 000.00 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: UKH33
Main site or place of performance:

The service will be procured to cover geographical area of Essex County Council administration. Venues will be provided by Essex Library Services.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To undertake independent assess for customers who apply for a Blue Badge but do not automatically qualify. The service will create a robust independent assessment and appeals process, delivered via mobility assessment clinics by professionals appropriately trained in the assessment of mobility and registered with the Health Professions Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 40
Price – Weighting: 60

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 400 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

With the ability to extend for up to additional 24 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:

Professionals undertaking the assessments must be appropriately trained in the assessment of mobility and registered with the Health Professions Council.

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:

The contract will have Key Performance Indicators, please procurement documents for further 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

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

Date: 21/04/2016
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 21/04/2016
Local time: 12:00
Place:

County Hall, Chelmsford, Essex.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Only authorised ECC procurement personnel are able to open tenders and only after the tender close date and time using the e-procurement tool (Ariba). The e-procurement tool restricts the ability to open tenders until after the closing date and time.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Court, Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079476000
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:

08/03/2016

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