Provision of Supply Chain Qualification and Intervention Service

Provision of Supply Chain Qualification and Intervention Service

The scope of this specification is relevant to Service Providers tendering to provide an approach for the assessment and potential Qualification of Sellafield Ltd’s Suppliers, and for the engagement of intervention activities with the Suppliers as instructed by Sellafield Ltd Programme Management.


United Kingdom-Moor Row: Industrial quality control services

2014/S 087-152693

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Sellafield
Banna Court, Ingwell Drive, Westlakes Science Park, Cumbria
For the attention of: Karina Pellow
CA24 3HW Moor Row
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1946785018
E-mail: karina.g.pellow@sellafieldsites.com
Fax: +44 1946781245

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.sellafieldsites.com

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

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Other: Nuclear Decommissioning

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

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

4688 – 2000344312 – Provision of Supply Chain Qualification and Intervention Service.

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

Services
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: UK with potentially some work required in Europe.

NUTS code UK

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: 4

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

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 6 000 000 and 7 500 000 GBP

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

The scope of this specification is relevant to Service Providers tendering to provide an approach for the assessment and potential Qualification of Sellafield Ltd’s Suppliers, and for the engagement of intervention activities with the Suppliers as instructed by Sellafield Ltd Programme Management.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71731000716210007222500080531000

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:

The scope of this specification is relevant to Service Providers tendering to provide an approach for the assessment and potential Qualification of Sellafield Ltd’s Suppliers, and for the engagement of intervention activities with the Suppliers as instructed by Sellafield Ltd Programme Management. The scope of services required are as follows:
— Developing and implementing a Qualification programme (to include a fit for purpose IT system);
— Providing sufficient resource to the Qualification programme to carry out necessary assessments (as detailed);
— Developing and implementing an Intervention programme to identify and provide remedial advice and support (as detailed);
— Providing training and coaching services (where required) which will be aligned to the Qualification programme; and
— Developing and implementing a Return on Investment mechanism in relation to the Qualification and Intervention programmes.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 6 000 000 and 7 500 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Duration in months: 48 (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 guarantees may be required at Sellafield Ltd’s discretion.

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

Payment terms will be as stated in Sellafield’s tender documents..

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

No legal form is required, but in the event of a group of contractors submitting an acceptable offer, it will be necessary to provide an undertaking that each company or firm will be jointly and severally responsible for the due performance of the contract.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Tenderers will be required to provide information as requested via Sellafield Ltd’s CTM system or via the nominated Sellafield Ltd representative, details of which are set out at section I.1 of this notice. These details are a mandatory requirement for being eligible to participate in the tender.
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: Tenderers will be required to provide information as requested via Sellafield Ltd’s CTM system or via the nominated Sellafield Ltd representative, details of which are set out at section I.1 of this notice. These details are a mandatory requirement for being eligible to participate in the tender.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Tenderers will be required to provide information as requested via Sellafield Ltd’s CTM system or via the nominated Sellafield Ltd representative, details of which are set out at section I.1 of this notice. These details are a mandatory requirement for being eligible to participate in the tender.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Tenderers will be required to provide information as requested via Sellafield Ltd’s CTM system or via the nominated Sellafield Ltd representative, details of which are set out at section I.1 of this notice. These details are a mandatory requirement for being eligible to participate in the tender.
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

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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 below

1. Price. Weighting 20

2. Qualification of IT system. Weighting 15

3. Return on investment proposal. Weighting 15

4. Qualification process. Weighting 10

5. Qualification resource. Weighting 10

6. Socio economic proposal. Weighting 10

7. Coaching and training proposal. Weighting 10

8. Health and safety (2.5 %) and quality (2.5 %). Weighting 5

9. Intervention process (2.5 %) and resource (2.5 %). Weighting 5

 

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:

RFQ 6647

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

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 29-046629 of 11.2.2014

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

16.6.2014 – 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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 16.6.2014 – 12:01
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

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 successful tenderer may be required to actively participate in the achievement of social and/ or economic policy objectives relating to recruitment, employment, training and supply-chain initiatives.
Accordingly, selection criteria, award criteria and/or contract performance conditions may relate to these issues and further details can be found in the ITT in that respect.
Tenderers must register their interest, obtain further information for this contract and submit their tender response via Sellafield Ltd’s CTM system which can be found at the following address

https://sharedsystems.eu-supply.com/login.asp?B=SELLAFIELD&target=&timeout=

Initial registration of your company is achieved by using the above site and then clicking on Company Registration.
For guidance on using/registering for CTM please access the training pages from Sellafield Ltd’s website which can be found at the following address

http://www.sellafieldsites.com/

Use of CTM is not a qualification criteria but is Sellafield Ltd’s preferred method for submissions. Further details can be obtained regarding this contract and/or CTM through the nominated Sellafield Ltd representative detailed in this notice.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Sellafield Ltd
Banna Court, Ingwell Drive, Westlakes Science Park, Cumbria
CA24 3HW Moor Row
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: http://www.sellafieldsites.com

Body responsible for mediation procedures

London Court of International Arbitration
70 Fleet Street
EC4 1EU London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: lcia@lcia.org
Telephone: +44 2079367007
Fax: +44 2079367008

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The Deadline for lodging an appeal shall be in accordance with the provisions of regulation 32 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (S.I 2006 No.5).

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

As VI.4.1).
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

2.5.2014

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