Provide Occupational Health Services to Scottish Water

Provide Occupational Health Services to Scottish Water

Local coverage for occupational health services throughout Scotland; Attendance management; Medical advisory service, telephone and face to face support.

United Kingdom-Glasgow: Health services

2016/S 095-170370

Contract notice – utilities


Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Scottish Water
The Bridge, Buchanan Gate Business Park, Cumbernauld Road, Stepps
Contact person: Tom MacLeod
Telephone: +44 1414147911
NUTS code: UKM
I.2)Joint procurement


Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:

I.6)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


The Provision of Occupational Health Services.

Reference number: SW16/PRS/1038

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Scottish Water service requirements for occupational health services include (but not limited to):

— Local coverage for occupational health services throughout Scotland;

— Attendance management;

— Medical advisory service, telephone and face to face support;

— Pre-employment screening and assessment;

— Health surveillance — Confined Space Medicals, HAVs, Noise Induced hearing loss;

— HGV medical screening and DVLA D4 medicals;

— Case management for long term sickness;

— Ill health retiral;

— Health Awareness campaigns/ targeted medical screening;

— Well-being days;

— Flu vaccinations;

— Support on return to work with Lost Time Accidents;

— Employee assistance programme (EAP);

— Executive medical checks;

— Team based delivery model.

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.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Pan Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Scottish Water requires a suitable service provider to provide a cost-effective solution that meets all Scottish Water service requirements for the provision of occupational health services. The contract will be awarded for a period of up to 8 years. The duration of the initial contract term and extension options will be determined at the tender/contract award stage. Scottish Water service requirements for occupational health services as listed in the short description Section II.1.4)

SW may have additional requirements in relation to occupational health services during the contract period that would fall under the scope of this contract.

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: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

3 years fixed — 5 X 1 year optional.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 3
Maximum number: 5

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Applicants will be expected to be of sufficient financial and economic standing to support the anticipated contract value. All applicants must complete the financial questions within the pre-qualification questionnaire and tender documents. Financial standing relevant to the anticipated contract value will be determined by Scottish Water based on the response to the pre-qualification questionnaire and any further financial checks deemed necessary.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

Expressions of interest should be submitted through Public Contracts Scotland by the date indicated. Thereafter all applicants will be requested to complete a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire. Questionnaires will be issued electronically to all applicants through Public Contracts Scotland. Responses to Pre-Qualification Questionnaires will be assessed and used to short-list applicants who will be invited to proceed to the next stage of the tender process. Applicants will only be assessed based on the answers provided in the questionnaires. Click ‘next’.

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:

In the event of a group of companies submitting an accepted offer it will be necessary for each member of the group to sign an undertaking that each company in the group will be jointly and severally liable for the satisfactory performance of the contract.

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

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition

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 a single operator

IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
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: 07/06/2016
Local time: 11:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 07/06/2016

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

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:

This contract notice does not preclude Scottish Water from issuing other contract notices for specific requirements from time to time. The contents of this Notice are sufficient for submissions of pre-qualification data all other communications are discouraged. Responses to the OJEU Notice will be evaluated and only successful applicants following PQQ evaluation will be invited to submit a tender. Scottish Water reserves the right to divide the scope of the contract into lots at tender and contract award stages as it deems appropriate. Applicants who fail to supply all of the information requested in response to this Notice or any resulting tender exercise may risk elimination.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland web site at

(SC Ref:445386).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Scottish Water
The Bridge, Buchanan Gate Business Park
Cumbernauld Road, Stepps
Telephone: +44 1414147990Internet
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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