Supply Home Economics Light Equipment for Education Authority

Supply Home Economics Light Equipment for Education Authority

Supply of Home Economics Light Equipment to individual educational establishments in Northern Ireland.

United Kingdom-Ballymena: Domestic appliances

2015/S 113-204277

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

NI Education Authority Supplies and Services
182 Galgorm Road
For the attention of: Francine Scullion
BT42 1HN Ballymena
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2825662330
E-mail: procurement@neelb.org.uk
Fax: +44 2825662581

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

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

Education

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

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Education Authority 5 — Regions

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

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

Home Economics Light Equipment for the Education Authority 70003.

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

Supplies
Purchase

NUTS code UKN

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

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

Supply of Home Economics Light Equipment to individual educational establishments in Northern Ireland for the period 1.10.2015-30.9.2017 (with an option to extend for 2 further 12 month periods).

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

39700000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

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:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Starting 1.10.2015. Completion 30.9.2019

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
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)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: See tender documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See tender documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See tender documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

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

Lowest price

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:

70003

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

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

24.7.2015 – 16:00
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

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 27.7.2015 – 9:00
Place: Education Authority North Eastern Region
182 Galgorm Road
BT43 7DP Ballymena
UNITED KINGDOMPersons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender:

1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once): https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register — Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘I agree’ — Enter your correct business and user details — Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete — You will shortly receive an e-mail 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/ITTs Open to All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) — Click on the relevant PQQ/ITT to access the content — Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page — This will move the PQQ/ITT into your ‘My PQQs/My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) — You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ITT Details’ box;
3. Responding to the tender — Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ITT 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/ITT — 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.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Education Authority North Eastern Region
182 Galgorm Road
BT437DP Ballymena
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: francine.scullion@eani.org.uk
Telephone: +44 2825662330
Fax: +44 2825662581

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Education Authority Norrth Eastern Region
182 Galgorm Road
BT437DP Ballymena
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2825662330
Fax: +44 2825662581

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Education Authority will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.

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

Education Authority North Eastern Region
182 Galgorm Road
BT437DP Ballymena
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2825662330
Fax: +44 2825662581

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

9.6.2015

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