Thurrock Council Translation and Interpretation Tender

Thurrock Council Translation and Interpretation Tender

Framework of multiple providers for Translation, Interpretation and Transcription Services.

United Kingdom-Grays: Translation services

2019/S 119-291934

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Thurrock Council
Grays
RM17 6SL
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@thurrock.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKH32
Internet address(es):Main address: www.thurrock.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://egst.fa.em3.oraclecloud.com/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

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:

Translation, Interpretation and Transcription Services

Reference number: PS-2019-214

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79530000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Thurrock Council is seeking to establish a framework of multiple providers to deliver high quality, cost effective and efficient translation, interpretation and transcription services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 375 000.00 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)

79530000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH32

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Council is seeking providers to deliver a high quality, cost effective and efficient translation, interpretation and transcription service.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 375 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract is for 3 years with the option to extend for a further 2 years in one year increments. The service will therefore be re-procured either in 3, 4 or 5 years.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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

The value given in II.1.5) is the full value including extension options.

Thurrock Council uses Oracle Cloud eSourcing for tendering. To view the documents, you need to be registered on the system. If you are already registered, log on to the Supplier Portal where the documents will be visible. If you are not registered, click on the link provided in Section 1 (I.3).

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
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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3
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: 25/07/2019
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

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 25/07/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Either in 3 4 or 5 years, depending on use of extension period.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Thurrock Council
Grays
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

A 10 day standstill period will apply.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

20/06/2019

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