Office Furniture Tender Kent County Council
Invitation to tender for the Supply of Office Furniture. This opportunity is divid into 7 LOTS as stated below. Tenderers may submit for 1 or more LOTS.
UK-West Malling: Office furniture
Section I: Contracting authority
Kent County Council
Procurement -Commercial Services, Gibson Drive, Kings Hill, Kent
Contact point(s): see advert at www.businessportal.southeastiep.gov.uk
For the attention of: Ian Day
ME19 4QG West Malling
Section II: Object of the contract
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Kent
NUTS code UKJ
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 30
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in months: 48
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 3 000 000 and 20 000 000 GBP
1 – Office Desks – Budget, Beam, Bench and Collaborative
2 – Office Seating – Task, Meeting, Breakout and Public
3 – Tables – Mobile, Folding and Static
4 – Storage – Pedestals, Cupboards, Space Saving
5 – Reception – Counters
6 – KCS Private Label
7- Supportive Project Management
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
Information about lots
Lot No: 1 Lot title: Office Desks
– Full project management, the full scope of this requirement will have to be addressed on a project-by-project basis, however tenderers should allow for the following requirements.
– Attendance at site meetings and pre planning meetings with contractors and end users.
– Detailed design work, which may also include colour, finishes, lighting surveys and compatibility with M&E requirements.
– Site management including installation of goods following site specific H&S requirements, while meeting agreed timescales.
– Removal of waste to comply with ISO14001.
– Supportive CAD planning to assist in the sale of furniture to the end user.
– Suppliers to provide FOC, space planning to assist the end user in choice of product and style. This will be in 2D format and should be supported by on site sales / design meetings.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
(a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26 May 1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j)has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
Section IV: Procedure
Payable documents: no
Section VI: Complementary information
This opportunity will be completed electronically via ProContract, a site run by Due North. Interested organisations should go to www.businessportal.southeastiep.gov.uk to register and express interest. Once you have successfully expressed interest via the portal you will be sent an email directing you to the ProContract site from which you will be able to access and download the invitation to tender documentation and any other relevant information. This email should be retained, as it will contain your direct link to the ProContract portal, for information purposes only the link is www.businessportal.southeastiep.gov.uk/procontract/supplier.nsf DO NOT USE THIS LINK NOW.
Tenderers should also note that final submissions must be made via ProContract, no other submission route is permitted. Failure to follow this path will result in the tender submission being disregarded.
The closing date for submission of full and final tenders is 14:00 noon on 15th February 2013. Tenders submitted after this date will not be accepted.
Any questions or clarifications must be submitted through the ProContract portal no later than 8th February 2013. The Contracting Authority will endeavor to answer all questions and clarification requests prior to the submission date, however those received after the 8th February 2013 will not be answered.
ALL DOCUMENTS PERTAINING TO THIS OPPORTUNITY WILL BE AVAILABLE FOR DOWNLOAD VIA THE PROCONTRACT PORTAL FROM THE OUTSET. Please ensure you are able to download all files immediately after accessing the ProContract portal.
To access the portal please follow these instructions
Go to www.businessportal.southeastiep.gov.uk
Select ‘opportunities’ from menu
Select region to view ‘Kent’
Select council to view ‘Kent County Council’
A list of KCC opportunities will be on screen. The tenderer should select ‘Office Furniture’.
Tenderer will then be asked to either ‘register and express interest’ or ‘express interest’. The route taken will depend on whether the tenderer is already registered as a supplier on the portal.
Once done, the Tendererer will receive an email that contains a link which will enable them to access and download the ITT.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:19.12.2012