Welsh Language Translation Services Framework Agreement

Welsh Language Translation Services Framework Agreement

The provision of Written Welsh Language Translation Services to the Vale of Glamorgan Council.

United Kingdom-Barry: Translation services

2017/S 102-204184

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Vale of Glamorgan Council
Civic Offices, Holton Road
Barry
CF63 4RU
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1446700111
E-mail: hdavies@valeofglamorgan.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKL22
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.Sell2wales.gov.wales
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.sell2wales.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:

The provision of Written Welsh Language Translation Services to the Vale of Glamorgan Council.

Reference number: VGWLT042017

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79530000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Vale of Glamorgan Council wishes to purchase Welsh language written translation services from an external provider under a framework agreement.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 628 000.00 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: UKL22
Main site or place of performance:

The Vale of Glamorgan.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A framework agreement for the provision of Welsh Language written translation services by a single provider for an initial 3 years with the option to extend for a further year. Please note that this provision does not include interpretation services.

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

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

Option to extend for a further year.

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

Please see tender documents for further details. All questions must be addressed through the Sell2Wales Portal.

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:

Please see ITT document for full details.

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:

Please see tender documents.

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 a single operator
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: 30/06/2017
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, Welsh

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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 30/06/2017
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:

4 years.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Please note there will be an interview / presentation required as part of the tender evaluation.

This is for written translation services only as detailed in the tender documentation.

Please ensure all questions are directed through the Sell2wales portal

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=66991

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(WA Ref: 66991).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Vale of Glamorgan Council
Civic Offices, Holton Road
Barry
CF63 4RU
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1446709767Internet address:http://www.valeofglamorgan.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:

25/05/2017

 

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