Scottish Enterprise Sustainable Islands International Contract
Clustering; Supply Chain Development; Brokerage.
United Kingdom-Glasgow: Business development consultancy services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Atrium Court, 50 Waterloo Street
Contact person: Anne Marie Borman
Telephone: +44 8456078787
Fax: +44 1412481600
NUTS code: UKM34
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.scottish-enterprise.com/
Address of the buyer profile:http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00398
I.1)Name and addresses
An Lòchran, 10 Inverness Campus
Telephone: +44 1463245245
NUTS code: UKM6
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.hie.co.uk
Address of the buyer profile:http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00313
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Sustainable Islands International Contract.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
This work is being commissioned on behalf of Scottish Enterprise and Highlands and Islands Enterprise to support the Energy Systems and Renewables sectors to meet its ambitious growth targets especially in international trade. Scottish Enterprise (SE) is leading this project, working closely with Highlands and Islands Enterprise and Scottish Development International. SE/HIE wishes to set up an agreement which will be for 3 years initially with an option to extend for 1 further year. It is anticipated that the contract will commence in April 2017.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
All of Scotland Area including the Highlands and Islands.
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
SE/HIE is seeking an operator that can offer the range of skills required to effectively provide the following key activities:
Supply Chain Development;
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Q4B.1.2, Bidders will be required to have an annual turnover of a minimum 125 000 GBP for the last 2 years.
Q4B.3, Where turnover information is not available for the time period requested, the bidder will be required to state the date which they were set up or started trading.
Q4B.4, Bidders will be required to state the value for the liquidity ratio. The Liquidity ratio should be equal to or greater that 0.8.
Q4.5.1, Please confirm whether you already have or can commit to obtain, prior to the commencement of the contract, appropriate levels of insurance for this contract. Bidders that do not already have, or can commit to obtain insurances maybe excluded from further participation in this procurement exercise.
Employer’s (compulsory) Liability Insurance — 5 000 000 GBP.
Public Liability Insurance — Bidders should state the value they consider to be appropriate for the contract.
Professional Indemnity Insurance — Bidders should state the value they consider to be appropriate for the contract.
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Q4C.1.2, Bidders will be required to provide 2 examples that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the services as described in part II.2.4 of the OJEU Contract Notice or the relevant section of the Site Notice. These will be evaluated on a pass/fail basis. Pass equals providing 2 examples detailing relevant experience to deliver the contract. Fail equals failure to provide 2 examples detailing relevant experience to deliver the contract. Bidders can submit examples in a separate document to allow room to provide details of the services provided.
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Dates and other information contained in this notice are communicated as being indicative only and may be subject to change.
The contracting authority does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any offer.
The contracting authority reserves the right to accept part of 1 or more offers.
The contracting authority will not be liable for any costs incurred by those expressing an interest in or tendering for this contract.
Compliance with all relevant legislation is required during the tendering process and the terms of any resulting contract.
Bidders may be required to attend for interview.
Any contract awarded will be subject to the law of Scotland.
The contracting authority reserves the right to source the services through existing framework agreements.
The contracting authority reserves the right to assign all or part of any contracts resulting from this process.
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site athttp://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=478947.
The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.
Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.
The Contracting Authority does not intend to include a sub-contract clause in this contract.
Download the ESPD document here:http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=478947
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
5 Atlantic Quay, 150 Broomielaw
Telephone: +44 1412425466
In the first instance, contact the Senior Director of Facilities Management and Procurement at Scottish Enterprise, with any concerns or enquiries.
An economic operator that suffers, or risks suffering, loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session.
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
50 Waterloo Street, Atrium Court
Telephone: +44 1412041111Internet address:https://www.scottish-enterprise.com/help/conact-us
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: