Occupational Health Services Contract Belfast

Occupational Health Services Contract Belfast

Queen’s wishes to appoint a Provider for the Provision of Occupational Health Services to employees and students.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Health services

2018/S 097-221549

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Queen’s University Belfast
Procurement Office, University Road
Belfast
BT7 1NN
United Kingdom
Contact person: Louise Taggart
Telephone: +44 2890973026
E-mail: l.taggart@qub.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKN06
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.qub.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.qub.ac.uk/directorates/FinanceDirectorate/Visitors/Procurement/

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://in-tendhost.co.uk/queensuniversitybelfast/aspx/Home
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

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

QUB/1721/18 Contract for the Provision of Occupational Health Services

Reference number: QUB/1721/18

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85100000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Queen’s wishes to appoint a Provider for the Provision of Occupational Health Services (OHS) to employees and students. The Provider shall deliver a cost effective OHS that maximises value for money for Queen’s through the delivery of a timely, effective, up-to-date and quality service to staff and students. The Provider shall (and acknowledges that it is critical that it does) develop a good understanding of Queen’s objectives and tasks, as well as the environmental and work-related health risks particular to its staff and students.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 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)

85100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN06
Main site or place of performance:

Belfast.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Queen’s wishes to appoint a provider for the Provision of Occupational Health Services (OHS) to employees and students. The Provider acknowledges that by appointing a provider of OHS, Queen’s wishes to achieve the following objectives:

— to ensure compliance with statutory requirements in connection with occupational health policies, procedures and services,

— to support employees and students to achieve healthy outcomes for themselves,

— to create and maintain a healthy workforce,

— to improve the physical and mental health of employees through better management of their workplace and by using the work environment to promote health,

— to assist in the development of policies and procedures that support and promote the health and wellbeing of employees and students,

— to work to improve work / study opportunities for, and retention of, people with disabilities,

— to provide health surveillance facilities for employees and students as appropriate,

— to ensure courses of study and work placements can commence as per the University’s schedule,

— to facilitate the continued reduction in employee sickness absence,

— to help people who have been ill, irrespective of cause, to return to work / study and stimulate sustained improved attendance,

— to reduce the cost of work-related ill health. Please refer to tender documents for full details of requirements.

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: 3 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 120
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract shall be for a period of 5 years, with options to extend by up to a further 60 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The contract shall be for a period of 5 years, with options to extend by up to a further 60 months.

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:

The Provider must have Membership of Safe, Effective, Quality Occupational Health Service (SEQOHS) or be signed up to the SEQOHS Accreditation Pathway. Please refer to tender documents for full details.

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

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

Please refer to tender documents.

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Please refer to tender documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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: 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: 21/06/2018
Local time: 16:00
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: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 21/06/2018
Local time: 16:00
Place:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

10 years

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Queen’s University Belfast
Belfast
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

21/05/2018

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