MOD South East Region Multi Activity Facilities Management Contract

MOD South East Region Multi Activity Facilities Management Contract

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) is seeking expressions of interest, via the completion of the Pre Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ), from Potential Providers (PPs) for managing and delivering the Soft Facilities Management services (Soft FM) detailed in this advert, at sites within the South East.

United Kingdom-Andover: Facilities management services

2015/S 096-174546

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2009/81/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

MOD
Delancey Building, Marlborough Lines, Monxton Road
For the attention of: James Thomas
SP11 8HJ Andover
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1264383286
E-mail: dio-hestiasoutheastldnrgn@mod.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions

I.3)Main activity

Defence

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

South East Region Multi Activity Contract.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 26: Other services

NUTS code UKJ

II.1.3)Information on framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):

Facilities management services. Catering services. Accommodation, building and window cleaning services. Refuse and waste related services. Hotel accommodation services. Laundry management services. Tailoring services. Cobbling services.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79993100, 55520000, 90911000, 90500000, 55110000, 98311100, 98393000

II.1.7)Information about subcontracting

The tenderer has to indicate in the tender any share of the contract it may intend to subcontract to third parties and any proposed subcontractor, as well as the subject-matter of the subcontracts for which they are proposed
The tenderer has to indicate any change occurring at the level of subcontractors during the execution of the contract

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) is seeking expressions of interest, via the completion of the Pre Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ), from Potential Providers (PPs) for managing and delivering the Soft Facilities Management services (Soft FM) detailed in this advert, at sites within the South East region where the Ministry of Defence (MOD) operates, covering the counties of parts of Berkshire, Kent, Greater London, London, Surrey and Sussex. This Contract is the second of a number of regional contracts which will be advertised as part of Project HESTIA over the next 2 years, which will deliver Soft FM to MOD sites across the UK. PPs must be in a position to bid for the entirety of this contract, whether as a single prime contractor or as a Special Purpose Vehicle/consortium of organisations acting together to deliver the services.
The services required are detailed below, but they may not be required at every site within the region.
Military mess and non-mess based catering/other short term catering;
Military functions;
Retail;
Refreshment services;
Military mess accommodation/hotel services (including cleaning and bookings);
Cleaning, general and specialist;
Domestic Assistance;
Waste Management;
Tailoring;
Cobbling;
Reception services;
Labour/porterage;
Laundry/Dry Cleaning
Portable Toilets
In addition to the required services above, there is a business opportunity to provide additional retail and leisure services at each of the sites, including Informal functions.
This competition will be conducted under the Competitive Negotiated Procedure and in accordance with the Defence and Security Public Contract Regulations (2011). PPs should note that once the contract has been placed, the negotiated procedure without prior publication might be adopted for the procurement of new services which constitute a repetition of similar services carried out under the original contract.
Where applicable, the PP will be required to manage military personnel, in particular Core Catering Manpower (CCM), supplied to the PP as Government Furnished Assets (GFA) in support of the PP’s delivery of the service.
A commitment to openness, sustainable development and development/support of Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) through the supply chain will be sought by the DIO. The PP will be required to collaborate and work with the appointed DIO managers and other suppliers within the sites for the delivery of the Contract.
The Terms and Conditions for this contract will be based on the NEC3 Term Service Contract (TSC), which is part of the family of contracts that facilitates the implementation of Project management principles and practices as well as defining legal relationships.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 180 000 000 and 380 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Extension of the contract duration by 2 separate 1-year option periods.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 66 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Parent Company Guarantees will be required if applicable.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Conditions relating to payment will be specified in the contractual documentation.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

If a group of economic operators submits a bid, the group must nominate a lead organisation to deal with the MOD. The MOD shall require the group to form a legal entity before entering into the contract. The information sought within the PQQ must be provided for each of the consortium’s constituent members, gathered together in a single response.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions to which the performance of the contract is subject, in particular with regard to security of supply and security of information:

Where the services required are currently delivered through existing MOD contracts it is anticipated that Contractor to Contractor TUPE will apply and in some cases this will involve ex MOD employees. Where the services are currently delivered by the Authority in house, Authority TUPE will also apply, full details will be provided within the Tender documentation.
III.1.5)Information about security clearance:
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation

Criteria regarding the personal situation of economic operators (that may lead to their exclusion) including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 39(1) of Directive 2009/81/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Defence and Security Public Contract Regulations (DSPCR) 2011 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 39(2) of Directive 2009/81/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the DSPCR 2011) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.

A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.contracts.mod.uk/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#dspr

Candidates will be required to sign a declaration confirming whether they do or do not have any of the listed criteria as part of the pre-qualification process.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 39(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest (including defence and security factors) for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 39(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Criteria regarding the economic and financial standing of economic operators (that may lead to their exclusion)

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Economic and Financial standing will be assessed within the PQQ.

III.2.3)Technical and/or professional capacity

Criteria regarding the technical and/or professional ability of economic operators (that may lead to their exclusion)

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(a) in the case of a supply contract requiring the siting or installation of goods, a services contract or a works contract, the economic operator’s technical ability, taking into account in particular that economic operator’s skills, efficiency, experience and reliability;
(c) a statement of the principal goods sold or services provided by the supplier or the services provider in the past 5 years, or during a shorter period if necessary, and: (i) the dates on which the goods were sold or the services provided; (ii) the consideration received; (iii) the identity of the person to whom the goods were sold or the service were provided; (iv) any certificate issued or countersigned by that person confirming the details of the contract for those goods sold or services provided; and (v) where — (a)that person was not a contracting authority, and (b)the certificate referred to in sub-paragraph (c)(iv) is not available, any declaration by the economic operator attesting the details of the goods sold or services provided;
(d) a statement of the technicians or technical services available to the economic operator to: (i) carry out the work under the contract, or (ii) be involved in the production of goods or the provision of services under the contract, particularly those responsible for quality control, whether or not they are independent of the economic operator;
(e) a statement of the economic operator’s: (i) technical facilities; (ii) measures for ensuring quality; (iii) study and research facilities; and (iv) internal rules regarding intellectual property;
(g) in the case of works contracts, services contracts or supply contracts also covering sitting and installation operations or services, the economic operator’s educational and professional qualifications where the economic operator is an individual and: (i) if any, those of the economic operator’s managerial staff; and (ii) those of 1 or more persons who would be responsible for providing the services or carrying out the work or works under the contract;
(h) the environmental management measures, that the economic operator is able to apply when performing the contract, but only where it is necessary for the performance of that contract;
(i) a statement of the services provider’s or contractor’s average annual number of staff and managerial staff over the previous 3 years;
(j) a description of the tools, material, technical equipment, staff numbers, know-how and sources of supply (with an indication of their geographical location when it is outside the territory of the EU) available to the economic operator to perform the contract, cope with any additional needs required by the contracting authority as a result of a crisis or carry out the maintenance, modernisation or adaptation of the goods covered by the contract;
(l) certification by official quality control institutes or agencies of recognised competence, attesting that the goods to be purchased or hired under the contract conform to standards and technical specifications (within the meaning of regulation 12(1)) identified by the contracting authority;
(n) a certificate: (i) attesting conformity to quality management systems standards based on the relevant European standard; and (ii) from an independent accredited body established in any member State conforming to the European standards concerning accreditation and certification;
(o) any other evidence of conformity to quality management systems standards which are equivalent to the standards referred to in sub-paragraph (n)(i).
This information will be sought through the PQQ.

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators 4
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: PPs will be required to complete the PQQ in order to express an interest in this requirement. Once the PQQ period ends no further responses will be accepted. The completed PQQ provides information that allows the MOD to evaluate the PPs capacities and capabilities against the selection criteria set out at Sections III.2.1), III.2.2) and III.2.3) of this Contract Notice.
The MOD will use the PQQ response to create a list of suppliers who are eligible to participate under Section III.2.1) of this Contract Notice; and who fulfil any minimum capacity levels under Sections III.2.2) and III.2.3) of this Contract Notice; and who also best meet the selection criteria set out in Sections III.2.2) and III.2.3) of this Contract Notice. The 4 PP’s with the highest scores will be taken forward to the next stage of the procurement. Full details of the method for choosing the PPs are set out in the PQQ.

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

DIOCB6/024

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

22.6.2015 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information:

A) It is to be noted that Potential Providers must review the Criteria, characteristics, page caps and weightings as they differ in some questions from the South Region PQQ. Potential Providers are to provide their responses in accordance with the requirements specified within the Hestia South East Region Multi Activity Contract PQQ.
b) It is to be noted that this requirement is subject to UK Government policy on transparency and that the PQQ, Invitation to Negotiate and any resulting contract documents may be subject to publication in a redacted format.

c) Suppliers interested in working with the Ministry of Defence should register on the MOD Supplier Information Database (SID) Register, available atwww.contracts.mod.uk The MOD SID is a database of active and potential suppliers available to all MOD and UK Defence procurement personnel, and is the main supplier database of MOD Procurement organisations. Please note: the registration and publication of a company profile on the MOD SID does not mean or imply that the supplier has in any way been vetted or approved by the MOD. Suppliers wishing to compete for advertised MOD contracts must respond to any specific call for competition by submitting a separate expression of interest in accordance with the instructions of the purchasing organisation.

d) Advertising Regime OJEU: This contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU), the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk

Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity.

The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on http://www.contracts.mod.uk

You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage.
Suppliers must log in, go to your Response Manager and add the following Access Code: PFUU8JZDZE.
Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.
The deadline for submitting your response(s) is detailed within this contract notice, you will also have visibility of the deadline date, once you have added the Access code via DCO as the opening and closing date is visible within the opportunity.
Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this opportunity prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents.

If you experience any difficulties please refer to the online Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) or the User Guides or contact the MOD DCO Helpdesk by emailing support@contracts.mod.uk or Telephone +44 800282324.

GO Reference: GO-2015515-DCB-6602338.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

MOD
Delancey Building, Marolborough Lines, Monxton Road
SP11 8HJ Andover
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: dio-hestiasoutheastldnrgn@mod.uk
Telephone: +44 1264383286

Body responsible for mediation procedures

MOD
Delancey Building, Marlborough Lines, Monxton Road
SP11 8HJ Andover
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: dio-hestiasoutheastldnrgn@mod.uk
Telephone: +44 1264383286

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

MOD
Delancey Building, Marlborough Lines, Monxton Road
SP11 8HJ Andover
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: dio-hestiasoutheastldnrgn@mod.uk
Telephone: +44 1264383286

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

15.5.2015

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