Tender for Employee Assistance Programme – Southend-on-Sea

Tender for Employee Assistance Programme – Southend-on-Sea

Southend on Sea Borough Council is seeking the services of a suitable provider to deliver an effective and modern Employee assistance programme.

United Kingdom-Southend on Sea: Company health services

2018/S 167-380658

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council
Civic Centre, Victoria Avenue
Southend on Sea
SS2 6LR
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Aleksandra Haker
Telephone: +44 1702215436
E-mail: procurementops@southend.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKH31Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.southend.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.southend.gov.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.southend.gov.uk/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.southend.gov.uk/

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Provision of Employee Assistance Programme and Occupational Health Services

Reference number: DN361427

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85147000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Southend on Sea Borough Council is seeking the services of a suitable provider to deliver an effective and modern Employee assistance programme and Occupational health services to all 1 900 Council employees. The Council also has partners that access this service, including Local Authority Trading Company, Schools, ALMO and other Local authorities.

The contract period will be for 36 months, commencing 1.1.2019 with an option to extend for 12 months to a maximum contract duration of 48 months.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 450 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH31

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Southend on Sea Borough Council is seeking the services of a suitable provider to deliver an effective and modern Employee assistance programme and Occupational health services to all 1 900 Council employees. The Council also has partners that access this service including Local Authority Trading Company, Schools, ALMO and other Local authorities.

Occupational Health service are required for employees and partner organisations to access services such as pre-employment screening, referrals and appointments, immunisation and health surveillance. As part of this service, the Council is also looking for Employee assistance programme providing face to face counselling, on line and telephone support on various factors, including support to managers in dealing with personnel matters.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 50
Price – Weighting: 50

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 450 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

In accordance with Terms of Agreement.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Additional non-core services may be purchased as a result of the award of this contract.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 08/10/2018
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 08/10/2018
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Southend-on-Sea Borough Council
Civic Centre, Victoria Avenue
Southend-on-Sea
SS2 6LR
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurementops@southend.gov.ukInternet address: http://www.southend.gov.uk/
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

29/08/2018

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