Procure 21+ Specialist VAT Recovery Services

Procure 21+ Specialist VAT Recovery Services

This requirement is for a VAT Specialist to provide a VAT Recovery Service in accordance with the ProCure 21+ VAT Recovery Guidance to NHS Trusts or any other NHS body undertaking a Procure 21+ project that is registered on the ProCure 21+ Framework Database.

United Kingdom-London: Accounting, auditing and fiscal services

2015/S 005-005469

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Department of Health
Skipton House, 80 London Road, Skipton House, Elephant and Castle
For the attention of: Sue Mulcock
SE1 6LH London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2079726014
E-mail: supplier.helpdesk@dh.gsi gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-of-health

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions

I.3)Main activity

Health

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Any NHS trusts or any other NHS body undertaking a Procure 21+ project
ProCure21 is a National Framework Agreement for England between the Department of Health (DH) and Principal Supply Chain Partners under which a range of capital investment construction schemes can be delivered to DH and its sub-departments in the NHS the NHS Authorities and Trusts in England.
England
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Procure 21+ Specialist VAT Recovery Services.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 9: Accounting, auditing and bookkeeping services
NUTS code

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with a single operator

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 2

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 and 280 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The ProCure 21/21+ Framework provides a process of procuring and constructing healthcare facilities through a partnering arrangement with a number of contracted Principal Supply Chain Partners (PSCPs). This requirement is for a VAT Specialist to provide a VAT Recovery Service in accordance with the ProCure 21+ VAT Recovery Guidance to NHS Trusts or any other NHS body undertaking a Procure 21+ project that is registered on the ProCure 21+ Framework Database and therefore being undertaken under the ProCure 21+ Framework.
NHS Trusts or any other NHS body undertaking a ProCure 21/21+ project have the option to have their VAT calculation/recovery claim undertaken on a free of charge basis using the P21+ Framework VAT Service.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79200000, 79220000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 and 280 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Option to extend for a further 12 months.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Parent Company or other guarantees may be required in certain circumstances. Details will be in the Invitation to Tender.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

See invitation to tender for further details.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and several liability.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Any supplier may be disqualified who has breached Regulation 23 of the Public Contract Regulations 2006.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to ITT documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to ITT documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to ITT documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to ITT documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 134-240758 of 16.7.2014

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

2.3.2015 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

The single supplier framework will be awarded for 24 months and the Department reserves the right to extend the framework by a further period up to a maximum of 12 months. NHS trusts or any other NHS body undertaking a Procure 21/21+ project, may use this single supplier framework for the provision of the P21+ VAT recovery service on any project they are undertaking using the P21+ Framework.

Potential suppliers should note that, in accordance with Government’s policies on transparency, DH intends to publish the Invitation to Tender (ITT) document, and the text of any Framework Agreement awarded subject to possible redactions at the discretion of DH. Further information on transparency can be found at http://wwwcabinetoffice.gov.uk/content/transparency-overview

This procurement exercise will be completed via the DH e-Tendering portal (BMS) and tenderers wishing to be considered for this contract must submit their response via BMS. The BMS reference number for this exercise is 59432. Tenderers should visithttps://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-of-health/about/procurement to register and download instructions on how to respond.

If you require assistance, please contact the Supplier Helpdesk on +44 1132545777 or supplier.helpdesk@dh.gsi.gov.uk

This helpdesk is available 10:00 to 16:00, Monday to Friday excluding Bank Holidays.
The Department of Health reserves the right to discontinue the tendering process and not to award the framework, without incurring any liability to any tenderer’.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

High Court
London
The Strand
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

6.1.2015

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