Security Assurance and Security Auditing Tender
It has been recognised that Network Rail can benefit from a continuing programme of security assurance and auditing to increase confidence in all security suppliers it engages.
United Kingdom-London: Investigation and security services
Contract notice – utilities
Section I: Contracting entity
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
Kings Place, York Way
For the attention of: Catherine Celine
NW1 9AG London
Telephone: +44 1908781903
General address of the contracting entity: www.networkrail.co.uk
Address of the buyer profile: www.networkrail.co.uk/aspx/1542.aspx
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 23: Investigation and security services, except armoured car services
NUTS code UK
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
In order to increase the level of confidence for Network Rail in its supply base and improve service levels to all customers, the Supplier is required to carry out a programme that assures NR that all nominated security suppliers employ staff legally allowed to work in the UK, are meeting regulatory standards, are meeting their contractual requirements etc. This contract will be for an assurance/auditing/investigative service to ensure our suppliers are compliant.
NR operates 68 Critical National Infrastructure locations across the UK Mainland. These locations are vital to the ongoing operation and performance of the national rail network. It is important that these are reviewed, understood and controlled.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
79700000, 79212000, 79710000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Information about lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
As part of the wider Assurance Programme, the CNI location security reviews will include reviewing the operational security, helping establish the control and physical asset maintenance and effectivity.
Make recommendations for changes where necessary.
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 250 000 and 1 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
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.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions:
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
Expression of Interests must be received by the nominated party by 18.8.2014, 12:00 pm. This must be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org contain the following information:
1. Your name.
2. Your Organisations name.
3. Email address and telephone number for receiving the PQQ.
4. Your Registered Address.
Any expression of interest after this time will not be accepted. Once the expression of interest has been The completed PQQ must be returned by 26.8.2014. This will be confirmed in the PQQ Instructions document.
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
1. Your organisations name.
2. Your name and contact details.
3. The tender title and reference.
4. A brief explanation of your query/complaint including which part of the tender process the query/complaint relates to.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: