Translation and Interpretation Services Tender Somerset

Translation and Interpretation Services Tender Somerset

This tender opportunity, is for the provision of Translation and Interpretation Services in Somerset is being offered in 4 Lots.

United Kingdom-Taunton: Interpretation services

2019/S 041-093394

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Somerset County Council
County Hall
Taunton
TA1 4DY
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Pam Hill
E-mail: pzhill@somerset.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKK23
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=eb8d7620-e938-e911-80f2-005056b64545
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=eb8d7620-e938-e911-80f2-005056b64545

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 and Interpretation Services

Reference number: DN375754

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79540000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

This tender opportunity, is for the provision of Translation and Interpretation Services in Somerset is being offered in 4 lots as set out below:

Lot 1: Early Years;

Lot 2: Out of County Provision;

Lot 3: General Council Services;

Lot 4: Polish Link Worker.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 4
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Early Years

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79510000 – AA01
79530000
79540000
79990000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK23
Main site or place of performance:

Somerset.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

As part of the Council’s requirements under the Equality Act 2010 we must provide a translation and interpretation service. As part of our commitment to support children and young people we have provided a translation and interpretation service to early years settings. This service needs to cover several different areas of delivery such as:

— face to face interpretation,

— over the phone interpretation,

— text translation,

— online interpretation.

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

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

Start: 01/09/2019
End: 31/08/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

An option at the end of the contract period to extend for a further 2 x 12-month periods.

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

Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Out of County

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79530000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

As part of the Council’s requirements under the Equality Act 2010 we must provide a translation and interpretation service. This service needs to cover several different areas of delivery such as:

— face to face interpretation,

— over the phone interpretation,

— text translation,

— online interpretation.

The supplier would need to be able to support the service anywhere in the UK.

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

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

Start: 01/09/2019
End: 31/08/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

An option at the end of the initial contract period to extend for a further 2 x 12-month periods.

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

Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

General Council Services

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79540000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK23

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This service will be for translation and interpretation, face-to-face, written and telephone on a pay as you go basis.

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

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

Start: 01/09/2019
End: 31/08/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

An option at the end of the initial contract period to extend for a further 2 x 12-month periods.

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

Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Polish Link worker

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79540000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK23

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Council has provided the Polish Link Worker Service for over 10 years. This has provided translation and interpretation work. The link worker(s) works in a one on one role with children, provides help with assessments, supports improved levels of proficiency of English and works within schools and early years settings on cultural awareness.

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

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

Start: 01/09/2019
End: 31/08/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

An option at the end of the initial contract period to extend for a further 2 x 12-month periods.

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

Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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
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: yes
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: 01/04/2019
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: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 01/04/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

CEDR
Fleet Street
London
United Kingdom
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:

25/02/2019

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