Tender for Depot Specialist Agency Staff

Tender for Depot Specialist Agency Staff

Lot 1: Waste Management Driver/Loader (HGV). Lot 2: Waste Management Loaders/Environmental Maintenance Operatives (General). Lot 3: Environmental Maintenance Operatives (Skilled).


United Kingdom-Leicester: Supply services of personnel including temporary staff

2014/S 164-293587

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Blaby District Council
Desford Road, Narborough
For the attention of: Karen Appleby
LE19 2EP Leicester
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: kla@blaby.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.blaby.gov.uk

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

General public services

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:

Depot Specialist Agency Staff.

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

Services
Service category No 22: Personnel placement and supply services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: In the District of Blaby.

NUTS code UKF22

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)

The supplier will provide specialist temporary staff for Neighbourhood Services across one or more of the following three lots (please note that you will not be required to indicate which Lot(s) you are bidding for until the Tender stage of this procurement):
Lot 1: Waste Management Driver/Loader (HGV).
Lot 2: Waste Management Loaders/Environmental Maintenance Operatives (General).
Lot 3: Environmental Maintenance Operatives (Skilled).
Suppliers will be asked to provide the highest quality, suitably qualified staff to meet the Council’s specific requirements, these staff will be employed by the Agency under Swedish Derogation. These requirements include the provision of the temporary staff at either 1 working day’s notice or in some circumstances at 30 minutes notice. The Supplier will also be required to transport their staff to either the Council’s Depot (Littlethorpe, Leicester) or the place of work (should work have already started). Suppliers should note that staff may be required to work unsociable hours which would therefore require transport to be provided during those unsociable hours. Staff provided by the Supplier must meet the levels of experience and training required by the Council and other requirements to be detailed in the Specification. The service is an essential component in the internal organisation of Blaby District Council. The Supplier must therefore be prepared to work closely with the Council to ensure its fitness for purpose, its reliability and its effectiveness.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79620000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The value quoted is designed to cover the whole cost of the service for the entire length of the Contract.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 000 and 1 350 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Waste Management Driver/Loader (HGV)

1)Short description

Temporary and permenant staff of the Neighbourhood Services Team will be expected to have been trained in a range of appropriate skills. These may include driving a Refuse/Recycling vehicle as supplied by the Council and supervising the Loaders on the vehicle’s crew. Staff will also require HGV2, up to date Drivers CPC, as well as relevant Health and Safety Training. Further information will be available in the Specification.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79620000

3)Quantity or scope

The value quoted is designed to cover the whole cost of the services for the entire length of the contract.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 10 000 and 50 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Waste Management Loaders/Environmental Maintenance Operatives (General)

1)Short description

Temporary and permanent staff of the Neighbourhood Services Team will be expected to have been trained in a range of appropriate skills including Manual Handling, reversing assistant training and certified bin lift training.
To assist in the provision of the Environmental Maintenance service, exact requirements will depend on specific skills but will include cleansing and horticultural tasks. Staff members will require a driving licence, safe removal of asbestos training, manual handling training, use of strimmers training. Up to date driver’s CPC is desirable. Further information will be available in the Specification.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79620000

3)Quantity or scope

The value quoted is designed to cover the whole cost of providing the services for the entire length of the contract.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 840 000 and 1 000 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Environmental Maintenance Operatives (Skilled)

1)Short description

Temporary and permanent staff of the Neighbourhood Services Team will be expected to have been trained in a range of appropriate skills in order that they can assist in the provision of the Environmental Maintenance Service. Cleansing and horticultural provision will be expected and other duties will depend on the staff member’s training and expertise. A C1+E driving licence will be required, as well as training on manual handling and use of strimmers. Experience of using ride on mowers and an up to date driver’s CPC will also be required. Further information will be available in the Specification.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79620000

3)Quantity or scope

The value quoted is designed to cover the whole cost of providing the services for the entire length of the contract.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 180 000 and 300 000 GBP

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Where a parent company exists, a parent company guarantee is required.

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

Open book costing is expected. The payment arrangements will be agreed with the successful bidder and laid out in a final contract.

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

Bidders may be one or more organisations bidding under the leadership of a prime contractor. The prime contractor will be responsible for the fulfilment of any contract awarded.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The services are to be undertaken in conformance with all relevant legislation and standards.
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: Tenders may be excluded if a director/partner/properietor is in the state of bankruptcy, has been convicted of a criminal offence relating to business of professional conduct, has committed grave misconduct in the course of business, has not fulfilled conditions relating to payment of taxes, or is guilty of misrepresentation in supplying information.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Company turnover, pre tax profit, organisation’s net worth, present cash and credit position, meeting banking agreements, meeting obligations to pay creditors and/or staff. Tenderer’s information will be used in this evaluation and this may be cross checked with reputable credit checking agencies.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: A Pre Qualification Questionnaire must be completed and economic viability and resilience demonstrated.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
A Pre Qualification Questionnaire must be completed and minimum standards of technical and professional ability and resilience demonstrated sufficient to undertake the services.
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

Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The detailed selection criteria and weightings will be set out in the pre qualification questionnaire.
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:

BDCDAS

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

no

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

8.10.2014 – 17:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

24.11.2014

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

The value quoted is designed to cover the whole cost of providing the services over the entire life of the contract. Questions should be addressed by email to the contact name/email address on this notice. Return of Pre Qualification Questionnaires (and their attachments) will be via post to Blaby District Council, address details will be provided in the documentation.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Blaby District Council
Desford Road, Narborough
LE19 2EP Leicester
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: sp5@blaby.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1162750555

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Blaby District Council will incorporate a minimum 10 day standstill period at the point of notification of the decision to award the contract. The decision notice will incorporate the award criteria, the reasons for the decision, the reasons (if any) why a tenderer did not meet any specification, the identity of the successful tenderer and a precise statement of when the standstill period is expected to end. Any appeal or challenge against an award decision must be communicated to the address stated in Section I.1 above within the standstill period. If an appeal or challenge to the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 (as amended) provide for aggrieved parties to take action in the High Court. Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months although this time period may be reduced to 30 days in certain circumstances). Where a legal challenge is made after the contract has been entered into then that contract could be declared ineffective and/or shortened and/or a fine imposed by the Court.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

27.8.2014

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