Water Management Contract Sussex

Water Management Contract Sussex

To undertake tasks related to Water Safety Management in line with “L8” for Legionnaires disease.

United Kingdom-Worthing: Consulting services for water-supply and waste-water other than for construction

2019/S 062-144117

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
Swandean HQ, Arundel Road
Worthing
BN13 3EP
United Kingdom
Contact person: Rod Walters
Telephone: +44 7827807585
E-mail: rod.walters@sabp.nhs.uk
NUTS code: UKJ
Internet address(es):Main address: www.susssexpartnership.nhs.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: https://commercialsolutions.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://commercialsolutions.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Sussex Partnership NHS Trust — Water Management Contract

II.1.2)Main CPV code

90713100

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is issuing this Invitation to Tender (“ITT”) in connection with the competitive procurement to find a suitably skilled and experienced organisation to undertake tasks related to Water Safety Management in line with “L8” for “Legionnaires” disease — The control of Legionella bacteria in water system and the NHS Health Technical Memorandum 04-01: Safe water in healthcare premise.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 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)

39715000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ
Main site or place of performance:

East Sussex, West Sussex and Hampshire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The service provider shall employ, on this Contract Agreement, employees fully trained and of sufficient breadth of experience to cope with the level of expertise which will be required in the managing of Legionella/water treatment services for the Authority.

The service provider shall only provide directly employed staff to execute the work and shall not sub-contract the works, nor use staff provided by third parties, without the approval of the employer’s representative.

The purpose of this contract is to offer consistency, in terms of the provision of Legionella/water treatment.

This contract will support the Authority in meeting their objectives and ensuring that they meet all statutory requirements and standards.

Water systems should be designed, maintained and operated in conditions that prevent or control the growth of legionella.

The service provider should offer guidance to Authority on legislation in this area.

The contract will comprise of Legionella/water treatment services for, but not limited to the following areas:

— domestic cold-water services — storage and distribution,

— domestic hot water services — generation storage and distribution,

— faucets, showers, bib taps, etc.,

— Thermostatic Mixing Valves (TMV)/Thermostatic Mixing Taps (TMT).

The contract is expected to commence on the 1.7.2019 for an initial 3-year period with the option to extend the Contract term for a further 2 x 2-year periods up to a total no greater than 7 years.

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: 200 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

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

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust is issuing this Invitation to Tender (“ITT”) in connection with the competitive procurement to find a suitably skilled and experienced organisation to undertake tasks related to Water Safety Management in line with “L8” for “Legionnaires” disease. The control of Legionella bacteria in water system and the NHS Health Technical Memorandum 04-01: Safe water in healthcare premise.

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: 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: 10/05/2019
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: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 10/05/2019
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:

7 years.

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

NHS England
London
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Authority will notify economic operators who submitted a tender or (where no deselection notification has previously been made) applied to be selected to tender, of its decision to award the contract agreement which notification will contain among other information, a summary of the reasons why the economic operators was unsuccessful. The notification will incorporate a “standstill period” of a minimum of 10 clear calendar days between the date on which the Authority dispatches the notice(s) and the date on which the Authority proposes to conclude the relevant Agreement. The bringing of court proceedings against the Authority during the standstill period will automatically continue the prohibition on entering into any Agreement until the court proceedings are determined, discontinued or disposed of, or the court, by interim order, brings to an end the prohibition. The remedies that may be awarded by the courts before the contract agreement has been entered into include the setting aside of the decision to award the agreement to the winning tenderer(s). The bringing of court proceedings against the Authority after the Agreement has been entered into will not affect the agreement unless grounds for the imposition of special penalties under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 can be established. Otherwise the remedies that may be awarded by the courts where the agreement has been entered into are limited to the award of damages.

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

25/03/2019

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