Network Rail Employee Benefits Contract 2018

Network Rail Employee Benefits Contract 2018

Network Rail requires supplier/s to provide the following health related employee benefits: employee assistance programme.

United Kingdom-London: Company health services

2018/S 207-473636

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd
1 Eversholt Street
London
NW1 2DN
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1908781000
E-mail: Nobu.Ndlovu@networkrail.co.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.networkrail.co.uk/
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://networkrail.bravosolution.co.uk/esop/guest/go/opportunity/detail?opportunityId=33892
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://networkrail.bravosolution.co.uk/esop/guest/go/opportunity/detail?opportunityId=33892
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.6)Main activity

Railway services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Employee Benefits

Reference number: Bravo Project Number: 10418

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85147000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Network Rail requires supplier/s to provide the following health related employee benefits:

— employee assistance programme,

— executive health assessment,

— health cash plans.

Each of the benefits will be awarded for a contract term of maximum of four (4) years.

The commencement date of the contracts will be 1.8.2019 and naturally end on 31.7.2023.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 4 815 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Employee Assistance Programme

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85147000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

National

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Network Rail requires a supplier to provide a confidential employee assistance programme service to their employees for information, and advice or counselling which is free to their employees and available 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

This service is not only available to employees of Network Rail but also to their partner or any dependents if they need to use the service.

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: 1 190 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Re-tender after four (4) years

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

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Executive Health Assessments

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85147000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

National

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Network Rail offers a provision of executive health assessments for eligible employees in their executive positions.

These executive health assessments promote Network Rail’s commitment to support positive health and wellness by providing an in-depth look at all health areas for Network Rail executives.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Re-tender after four (4) years

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

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Health Cash Plans

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85147000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

National

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

In line with Network Rail’s commitment to a key focus on the health and wellbeing strategy, Network Rail are looking to introduce the promotion of health cash plan provision to all employees to provide access to a wide range of health and wellbeing offerings which can be claimed back through the plans.

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: 3 225 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Re-tender after (four) 4 years

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

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

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
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)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition
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: 23/11/2018
Local time: 12:00

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

Date: 02/01/2019

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: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of 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

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

Network Rail
Milton Keynes
MK9 1EN
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:

24/10/2018

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