Occupational Health Services Contract Aberdeen

Occupational Health Services Contract Aberdeen

The authority wishes to adopt a supportive approach, working in partnership with employees to improve their own health through healthy lifestyles.

United Kingdom-Stirling: Company health services

2018/S 190-430057

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

APUC Limited
Unit 27, Stirling Business Centre, Wellgreen
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1314428930
E-mail: acahill@apuc-scot.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKM77

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


SEC1000 C1 — The Provision of Occupational Health Services — Aberdeen

Reference number: SEC-1000 C1

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The Authority wishes to adopt a supportive approach, working in partnership with employees to improve their own health through healthy lifestyles; increasing their energy, strength and resilience and maximising their attendance at work. The Authority seeks to achieve greater productivity and higher employee engagement. It is recognised that an effective, modern and proactive occupational health service, which reflects best practice, can assist in achieving these commitments.

The Contractor is required to provide comprehensive effective employee Occupational Health support services to Institutional employees. A core set of services required have been identified and include, but are not limited to:

(a) Pre-employment screening;

(b) Absence management and medical /disability assessment;

(c) Health protection services;

(d) Travel health services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 520 000.00 GBP

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: UKM50
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Occupational health service including wrap-around support services e.g. physiotherapy; workplace ergonomic; counselling services — To support the main Occupational health provision.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Service delivery / Weighting: 35
Quality criterion – Name: Personnel / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion – Name: Business processes and business continuity / Weighting: 7
Quality criterion – Name: Quality assurance/continuous improvement/innovation / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion – Name: Framework management / Weighting: 3
Price – Weighting: 35
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Start: 21/11/2018
End: 20/11/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Authority reserves the right to extend the Framework Agreement for a further 2 x 12 months subject to satisfactory performance and continued Institutions requirements.

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

Economic may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

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

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Please refer to question within 4A.1 of the ESPD and Suitability section of the contract notice.

Economic and financial standing.

Please refer to question within 4B.5 of the ESPD and Economic and financial standing section of the contract notice.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

With reference to question 4B.5 of the ESPD in the qualification questionnaire, bidders must confirm they can provide the following supporting evidence prior to award:

— Employer’s (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = 5 000 000 GBP,

— Product Liability Insurance = 5 000 000 GBP,

— Public Liability Insurance = 5 000 000 GBP,

— Professional Indemnity Insurance = 1 500 000 GBP.

With reference to question 4B.6 of the ESPD in the qualification questionnaire, bidders must provide 2 years audited accounts, or equivalent if awarded the Framework Agreement to demonstrate financial stabilities.

Alternatively, if the Contractor is unable to provide the required accounting information, e.g. a new business without the required accounts, then they will be required to provide a bankers letter demonstrating their willingness to support the Contractors organisation over the term of the Framework Agreement.

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:

Submission of management information.

Following commencement of the Framework Agreement, the Contractor will provide a performance report to the Authority on a quarterly basis to include spend by Institution under the Framework Agreement for the reporting period.

Contractors must provide the information on a quarterly basis, within 10 working days following the start of each quarter. Data must be uploaded to the website:

http://ucsp.ac.uk/ using the template provided (template shall be provided during the lead-in period). The supplied template is the only format permissible and should contain Contractor name, tender reference, total net spend by institution each month. If there has been no spend for the quarter, then this will still require you to log in and record a nil spend return.

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3
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: 29/10/2018
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: 29/10/2018
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

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The project code is 11978. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

(SC Ref:558860).

Additional optional participants : North East Scotland College (NESCO).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

APUC Limited
Unit 27, Stirling Business Centre, Wellgreen
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1314428930Internet address: http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk
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: