Counter Explosive Ordnance – Dynamic Purchasing System

Counter Explosive Ordnance – Dynamic Purchasing System

DPS Framework on behalf of the Ministry of Defence for a Counter Explosive Ordnance, Defence service.

United Kingdom-Milton Keynes: Training services in defence and security materials

2019/S 075-179640

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2009/81/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

FCO Services
Hanslope Park
For the attention of: Alao Lara
MK19 7BH Milton Keynes
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1908515789
E-mail: lara.alao@fco.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority/entity: www.fcoservices.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://fco.bravosolution.co.uk/

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions

I.3)Main activity

Defence

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) for the Counter Explosive Ordnance Defence (CEDE) Office

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 3: Defence services, military defence services and civil defence services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Overseas.

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information on framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 100 000 and 500 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office Services (FCOS) are procuring a DPS Framework on behalf of the Ministry of Defence (MOD) for a Counter Explosive Ordnance, Defence service. The number of suppliers appointed to the DPS is unlimited. The supplier selection stage of the DPS will run until the Authority decides to close it (maximum 10 years). Call-off contracts will be under the MOD terms and conditions and should run for no longer than 18 months.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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II.1.7)Information about subcontracting

The tenderer has to indicate in the tender any share of the contract it may intend to subcontract to third parties and any proposed subcontractor, as well as the subject-matter of the subcontracts for which they are proposed
The tenderer has to indicate any change occurring at the level of subcontractors during the execution of the contract
The successful tenderer is obliged to specify which part or parts of the contract it intends to subcontract beyond the required percentage and to indicate the subcontractors already identified
II.1.8)Lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 31.5.2019. Completion 31.5.2029

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions to which the performance of the contract is subject, in particular with regard to security of supply and security of information:
III.1.5)Information about security clearance:
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation

Criteria regarding the personal situation of economic operators (that may lead to their exclusion) including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Suppliers instructions:
How to express interest in this tender:
1) Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once):

— browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://fco.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register,

— accept the terms and conditions and click “continue”,
— enter your correct business and user details,
— note the username you chose and click “Save” when complete,
— you will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).
2) Express an interest in the tender:
— login to the portal with the username/password,
— click the “PQQ’s Open To All Suppliers” link (these are pre-qualification questionnaires or invitations to tender open to any registered supplier),
— click on the relevant PQQ to access the content,
— click the “Express Interest” button at the top of the page,
— this will move the PQQ into your “My PQQs/My ITTs” page (this is a secure area reserved for your projects only),
— you can now access any attachments by clicking “Buyer Attachments” in the “PQQ Details” box.
3) Responding to the tender:
— click “My Response” under “PQQ Details”, you can choose to “Create Response” or to “Decline to Respond” (please give a reason if declining) ,
— you can now use the “Messages” function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification,
— note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ,
— there may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available). You must then submit your reply using the “Submit Response” button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

Criteria regarding the personal situation of subcontractors (that may lead to their rejection) including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Suppliers instructions:
How to express interest in this tender:
1) Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once):

— browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://fco.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register,

— accept the terms and conditions and click “continue”,
— enter your correct business and user details,
— note the username you chose and click “Save” when complete,
— you will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).
2) Express an Interest in the tender:
— login to the portal with the username/password,
— click the “PQQ’s Open To All Suppliers” link (these are pre-qualification questionnaires or invitations to tender open to any registered supplier),
— click on the relevant PQQ to access the content,
— click the “Express Interest” button at the top of the page,
— this will move the PQQ into your “My PQQs/My ITTs” page (this is a secure area reserved for your projects only),
— you can now access any attachments by clicking “Buyer Attachments” in the “PQQ Details” box.
3) Responding to the tender:
— click “My Response” under “PQQ Details”, you can choose to “Create Response” or to “Decline to Respond” (please give a reason if declining)m
— you can now use the “Messages” function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarificationm
— note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQm
— there may be a mixture of online qnd offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available). You must then submit your reply using the “Submit Response” button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Criteria regarding the economic and financial standing of economic operators (that may lead to their exclusion)

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Criteria as stated in the procurement documents.

Criteria regarding the economic and financial standing of subcontractors (that may lead to their rejection)

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Criteria as stated in the procurement documents.

III.2.3)Technical and/or professional capacity

Criteria regarding the technical and/or professional ability of economic operators (that may lead to their exclusion)

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Criteria as stated in the procurement documents.

Criteria regarding the technical and/or professional ability of subcontractors (that may lead to their rejection)

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Criteria as stated in the procurement documents.

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 31.5.2029

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

30.4.2029
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information:

The procurement exercise will be run via http://fco.bravosolution.co.uk

If your organisation is not already registered then we advice you to register using the above link.

Getting help to access the Foreign Commonwealth Office Services Bravo system is available via email at: http://fco.bravosolution.co.ukand by telephone: 08450100132

NB: Suppliers should submit any queries in relation to DPS via the FCO sourcing portal.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

10.4.2019