Occupational Health and Drug and Alcohol Testing Tender

Occupational Health and Drug and Alcohol Testing Tender

Nexus require a supplier for Occupational Health Provision inclusive of Drug and Alcohol Testing for Nexus and Metro Services’ employees.

United Kingdom-Newcastle upon Tyne: Health services

2017/S 098-194482

Contract notice – utilities


Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Nexus House, St James’ Boulevard
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Paul Fergus
Telephone: +44 1912033160
E-mail: tenders@nexus.org.uk
NUTS code: UKC2
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.nexus.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.nexus.org.uk

I.2)Joint procurement


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

I.6)Main activity

Urban railway, tramway, trolleybus or bus services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


NEX17/17 Occupational Health and Drug and Alcohol Testing.

Reference number: DN258564

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Nexus require a supplier for Occupational Health Provision inclusive of Drug and Alcohol Testing for Nexus and Metro Services’ employees.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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: UKC2

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Nexus require a supplier for Occupational Health Provision inclusive of Drug and Alcohol Testing for Nexus and Metro Services’ employees.

Nexus and Metro Services are committed to providing a safe and healthy environment for its staff to work in. In line with this ethos Nexus/Metro Services recognise the importance of a healthy workforce and are therefore committed to providing a high quality occupational health service for all staff.

Nexus employs approximately 600 staff, with a similar number employed by Metro Services in and around Newcastle upon Tyne. These numbers are to be used for indicative purposes and may fluctuate during the duration of this contract period.

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

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:

The 0 value framework agreement is for a 36 month period with an option to extend for up to an additional 24 months at Nexus discretion.

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
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.1.1)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: 04/07/2017
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:

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 04/07/2017
Local time: 12:00

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

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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