Provide Security Guarding Services to FCO
4 Mission Security Guarding Services.
United Kingdom-London: Security services
Section I: Contracting authority/entity
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Foreign & Commonwealth Office
King Charles Street
For the attention of: Tony Mesarowicz
SW1A 2AH London
Telephone: +44 2070081500
General address of the contracting authority/entity: www.gov.uk/fco
Electronic access to information: https://fco.bravosolution.co.uk/
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://fco.bravosolution.co.uk/
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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 4: Investigation and security services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Contract Management and direction will be central London, UK.
Service delivery will be at the following locations:
— Cairo, Egypt;
— Moscow, Russian Federation;
— Beijing, China;
— Hong Kong;
NUTS code UK
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 3
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
— British Embassy Cairo, Egypt;
— British Embassy Moscow, Russian Federation;
— British Embassy Beijing, China;
— British Consulate General, Hong Kong;
Owing to the range of duties undertaken within the Missions, the DSOs must hold Developed Vetting (DV) clearance and be British nationals with proven experience and qualifications to work on this contract.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about subcontracting
The tenderer has to indicate any change occurring at the level of subcontractors during the execution of the contract
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.4)Other particular conditions to which the performance of the contract is subject, in particular with regard to security of supply and security of information:
Criteria regarding the personal situation of economic operators (that may lead to their exclusion) including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) — Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://fco.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register — Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ — Enter your correct business and user details — Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete — You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure). 2. Express an Interest in the tender — Login to the portal with the username/password — Click the ‘PQQs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are pre-qualification questionnaires open to any registered supplier) — click on the relevant PQQ (Project 844/PQQ 296) to access the content. — Click the ‘express interest’ button at the top of the page. — This will move the PQQ into your ‘My PQQs page. (this is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking “Buyer Attachments” in the “PQQ Details” box. 3. Responding to the tender — Click “My Response” under “PQQ Details”, you can choose to “Create Response” or to “Decline to Respond” (please give a reason if declining) — You can now use the “Messages” function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification — Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ — There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Criteria regarding the economic and financial standing of economic operators (that may lead to their exclusion)
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See PQQ documentation.
III.2.3)Technical and/or professional capacity
Criteria regarding the technical and/or professional ability of economic operators (that may lead to their exclusion)
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See PQQ documentation.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: See PQQ documentation.
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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
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
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 3 to 5 years.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
1. All PQQ documentation will be published and all substantive communication will be conducted via the FCO’s eProcurement Portal BRAVOSolution. URL is https://fco.bravosolution.co.uk/ (requires registration), then navigate to Project 844 / PQQ 296.
2. Your response must be submitted electronically via the BRAVOSolution portal by 15:00 UK time (BST) on Monday 21.3.2016. Responses not submitted via the BRAVO portal will not be considered.
3. Responses can be submitted at any time up to the time and date stated. The Authority is not responsible for non-receipt. Responses submitted before that date will remain unopened until the deadline. Please ensure your response is submitted not later than the appointed time. The Authority does not undertake to consider responses submitted after the deadline. Please use the portal’s messaging function if you have any questions.
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
Commercial Director, FCO
SW1A 2AH London
Internet address: www.gov.uk/fco/
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: