Technical Support for continuing airworthiness management organisation

Technical Support for continuing airworthiness management organisation

The UK Military Aviation Authority (MAA) has a requirement to conduct up to 40 Continuing Airworthiness Management Organization (CAMO) Approvals across the Military Air Environment (MAE) during calendars year 2013/2014.

UK-Glasgow: Technical services

2013/S 015-021332

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

DE&S Commercial, DE&S CC HOCS CM3
Ministry of Defence
Level 2 Room 2.1.02, Kentigern House, 65 Brown Street
For the attention of: Kirsteen Montgomery
G2 8EX Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1412242460
E-mail: des-comrcl-cc-hocs-cm3@mod.uk
Fax: +44 1412242669

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
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions
I.3)Main activity
Defence
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:
Provision of Technical Support for continuing airworthiness management organisation (CAMO).
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 27: Other services
NUTS code UKK1
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)
Technical services. Provision of technical support.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71356000

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:
The UK Military Aviation Authority (MAA) has a requirement to conduct up to 40 Continuing Airworthiness Management Organization (CAMO) Approvals across the Military Air Environment (MAE) during calendars year 2013/2014. A CAMO Approval consists of an assessment of a Military Continuing Airworthiness Management Exposition (CAME), and supporting documents against the MRP Part M regulation (RA 4900 series). These Approvals will be Initial in nature but may include some elements of Surveillance activities.
The MAA has a significant challenge to acquire the skills necessary to approve such organizations, as these skills have yet to be developed in the MAE. This requirement seeks an expression of interest from Contractors to provide essential and specialist Independent Subject Matter Experts (SME) in the CAMO audit function for all 40 Approvals, and so enabling the development of suitably qualified and experienced MAA personnel by skills and knowledge transfer. It is intended that each Approval will be conducted by MAA personnel supported by an independent Assessor(s) who will be SME,s in the CAMO function.
The Contractor must be prepared to travel to Military venues predominantly in the UK but with some world travel. The contractor is to ensure that the assessors hold a Basic Check (BC) level of security clearance.
The Contractor shall be ISO 9001 certified compliant and will conform to ISC/IEC 17021:2011 or an acceptable equivalent.
The Contractor must demonstrate that they are independent and that their assistance in the Approvals process will not be conflicted by work previously undertaken on or behalf of the Ministry of Defence (MOD).
The Authority reserves the right to carry out a PQQ if required.
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)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:
To be advised at ITT issue.
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
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: To be advised at ITT issue.
III.2)Conditions for participation
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
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) Appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established.
(c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last 3 financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.
Will be advised if PQQ issued.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: To be advised at ITT issue.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Technical information will be requested at PQQ/ITT.
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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Information shall be requested at ITT/PQQ stage.
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
Restricted
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 in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
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:
CTLBC/2063
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
18.2.2013 – 16:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
29.3.2013
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

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

Suppliers interested in working with the Ministry of Defence should register on the MOD Supplier Information Database (SID) Register, available at www.contracts.mod.uk The MOD SID is a database of active and potential suppliers available to all MOD and UK Defence procurement personnel, and is the main supplier database of MOD Procurement organisations. Please note: the registration and publication of a company profile on the MOD SID does not mean or imply that the supplier has in any way been vetted or approved by the MOD. Suppliers wishing to compete for advertised MOD contracts must respond to any specific call for competition by submitting a separate expression of interest in accordance with the instructions of the purchasing organisation.

Advertising Regime OJEU: This contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU),the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk

GO Reference: GO-2013117-DCB-4521825

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

DE&S Commercial, DE&S CC HOCS CM3
Level 2 Room 2.1.02, Kentigern House, 65 Brown Street
G2 8EX Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: des-comrcl-cc-hocs-cm3@mod.uk
Telephone: +44 1412242460
Fax: +44 1412242669

Body responsible for mediation procedures

DE&S Commercial, DE&S CC HOCS CM3
Room 2.1.02 Level 2, Kentigern House, 65 Brown Street
G2 8EX Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: des-comrcl-cc-hocs-cm3@mod.uk
Telephone: +44 1412242460
Fax: +44 1412242669

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:17.1.2013

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