Welsh Government Insurance Support Services Framework

Welsh Government Insurance Support Services Framework

The National Procurement Service wishes to establish a Framework Agreement for the supply of Insurance Support Services. 4 Lots.

United Kingdom-Caerphilly: Financial and insurance services

2016/S 109-194423

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

National Procurement Service (Welsh Government)
T’yr Afon, Bedwas Road
Caerphilly
CF83 8WT
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3007900170
E-mail: npsprofessionalservices@wales.gsi.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKL

Internet address(es):Main address: http://npswales.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA27760

I.2)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: http://www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: central purchasing body

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

NPS Provision of Insurance Support Services Framework.

Reference number: NPS-PS-0057-16

II.1.2)Main CPV code

66000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The National Procurement Service (NPS) wishes to establish a Framework Agreement (Agreement) for the supply of Insurance Support Services.

The NPS will deliver ‘All-Wales’ agreements for NPS Members and the Welsh public sector. The list of NPS Members can be found at: http://npswales.gov.uk This list may be subject to change as members sign-up to use the NPS, or member orgs. are replaced during the life of the agreement.

A full list of organisations that can utilise this Framework can be found in the ITT.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Brokerage and Risk Management

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

66518100
66518000
66000000
66500000
66510000
66511000
66512000
66512100
66512200
66512210
66512220
66513000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1 is for the provision of insurance brokerage and associated support services which include placing of and advice on a range of insurance policies including but not limited to: property and construction, liability, motor and travel and personal accident insurance.

Further details can be found in the tender documentation.

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: 40 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement will be for a maximum period of up to 4 years, comprising of an initial period of 2 years (the Initial Term) with the option to extend for further periods up to maximum of 2 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

A maximum of 15 Suppliers will be awarded to this Lot.

Customers are able to vary the award weightings at the call-off stage. Please refer to the ITT for details.

Lot value estimated to be within the range of 10 000 000 GBP and 40 000 000 GBP.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Claims Handling

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

66518300
66510000
66000000
66500000
66511000
66512000
66512100
66512200
66512210
66512220
66513000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2 of this Framework Agreement relates to compensation claims handling and associated support services for self-insured claims.

Further details can be found in the tender documentation.

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: 40 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement will be for a maximum period of up to 4 years, comprising of an initial period of 2 years (the Initial Term) with the option to extend for further periods up to maximum of 2 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

A maximum of 20 Suppliers will be awarded to this Lot.

Customers are able to vary the award weightings at the call-off stage. Please refer to the ITT for details.

Lot value estimated to be within the range of 10 000 000 GBP and 40 000 000 GBP.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Defendant Insurance Litigation Services

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

66513000
66513100
79100000
79110000
79111000
79140000
79112000
79130000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 3 relates to Defendant and Insurance Litigation Services.

Further details can be found in the tender documentation.

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: 20 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement will be for a maximum period of up to 4 years, comprising of an initial period of 2 years (the Initial Term) with the option to extend for further periods up to maximum of 2 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

A maximum of 20 Suppliers will be awarded to this Lot.

Customers are able to vary the award weightings at the call-off stage. Please refer to the ITT for details.

Lot value estimated to be within the range of 5 000 000 GBP and 20 000 000 GBP.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Independent Risk Management Advisory Services

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

66517300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 4 is for the provision of independent risk management advisory services.

Further details can be found in the tender documentation.

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: 16 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement will be for a maximum period of up to 4 years, comprising of an initial period of 2 years (the Initial Term) with the option to extend for further periods up to maximum of 2 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

A maximum of 15 Suppliers will be awarded to this Lot.

Customers are able to vary the award weightings at the call-off stage. Please refer to the ITT for details.

Lot value estimated to be within the range of 1 000 000 GBP and 16 000 000 GBP.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Lot specific suitability requirements are set within the tender documentation.

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:

Refer to tender documentation.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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: 70
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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2015/S 091-163720

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

Date: 08/07/2016
Local time: 14:00
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: 11/07/2016
Local time: 9:00

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:

The Agreement will be open for use by the following orgs. within Wales:

— Welsh Ministers, their agencies, sponsored and statutory bodies and other contracting authorities funded by them, whether or not they operate independently of Welsh Ministers;

— The Welsh Assembly Commission;

— Any company, limited liability partnership or other corporate entity wholly or partly owned by or controlled (directly or indirectly) by Welsh Government;

— UK Government, their agencies, companies and limited liability partnerships or other corporate entities, wholly or partly owned by or controlled by departments of the UK Government and which operate in Wales;

— Non-ministerial governmental departments which operate devolved offices in Wales;

— Local Authorities in Wales their agencies, companies and limited liability partnerships or other corporate entities wholly or partly owned by or controlled by and any county and county borough, city, community or other council or local authority in Wales;

— Contracting authorities established for the provision of culture, media and sport in Wales;

— NHS Health Boards in Wales, NHS Trusts in Wales, Special Health Authorities in Wales, Community Health Councils in Wales, the NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership and Board of Community Health Councils and any other contracting authorities operating within or on behalf of the NHS in Wales;

— Higher and further education bodies in Wales, including colleges, community colleges and universities, WEA Cymru and Colleges Wales;

— Police and crime commissioners and police forces in Wales; national park, and fire and rescue authorities in Wales;

— Wales Council for Voluntary Action and those associated charities and voluntary organisations;

— Citizen Advice Bureaux in Wales;

— Registered social landlords on the register maintained by Welsh Government;

— Schools, 6th-form colleges, foundation schools and academies in Wales (but not independent schools);

— HM Inspectorate of Schools in Wales (Estyn);

— 1 Voice Wales (Town and Community Councils) and town and community councils in Wales;

— Tribunals administered by Her Majesty’s Courts and Tribunals Service acting as the Executive Agency of the Ministry of Justice (and which operate in Wales);

— Tribunals listed under the Administrative Justice and Tribunals Council (Listed Tribunals) (Wales) Order 2007 and any other tribunals that deal with devolved subject matter or are sponsored by the Welsh Assembly Government or Welsh Local Authorities;

— Where applicable, the above shall include subsidiaries of the contracting authority at any level.

In the event of merger, abolition or change of any of the contracting authorities listed or referred to above, the successors to those authorities or to their functions will also be able to enter into specific contracts under this framework.

ITT documentation can be accessed via: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

Etender references for this framework:

Project_33684 — NPS — Insurance Support Services Framework.

The following ITTs must be completed by all Tenderers bidding for any Lot:

Qualification: itt_55121.

Lot Specific ITT’s:

Lot 1: itt_55122;

Lot 2: itt_55123;

Lot 3: itt_55124;

Lot 4: itt_55125.

If you are seeking help on using the etenderwales system please email: help@bravosolution.co.uk or call. 08003684852.

The Welsh Ministers (NPS) will not be liable for any bidder costs arising from the non award of this framework.

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process.

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at:http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=45615

(WA Ref:45615).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

National Procurement Service (Welsh Government)
T’yr Afon, Bedwas Road
Caerphilly
CF83 8WT
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3007900170Internet address:http://npswales.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:

06/06/2016

 

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