Helicopter and Pilot Services – Scottish Natural Heritage Framework

Helicopter and Pilot Services – Scottish Natural Heritage Framework

To set up a framework agreement for the provision of helicopter+pilot services.

United Kingdom-Inverness: Support helicopters

2019/S 218-535355

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Scottish Natural Heritage
Postal address: Great Glen House, Leachkin Road
Town: Inverness
NUTS code: UKM62
Postal code: IV3 8NW
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Procurement Team
E-mail: contract.advertising@nature.scot
Telephone: +44 1463725097

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: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

National or federal agency/office

I.5)Main activity

Environment

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Framework Agreement for the Provision of Helicopter and Pilot Services

Reference number: PP1118

II.1.2)Main CPV code

35612300

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Scottish Natural Heritage and other collaborative partners (as named in the attached statement of requirements) are seeking to set up a framework agreement for the provision of helicopter+pilot services covering a maximum 48-month period commencing 1.4.2020. Full details are in the attached statement of requirements. Please note that the estimated value detailed in Sections II.1.5) and II.2.6) of this notice is a ‘per annum’ figure and relates to the entire framework, not individual lots. Bidders may bid for one or more lots.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 5
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1: Counting Operations

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

35612300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Scottish Natural Heritage and other collaborative partners (named in the attached statement of requirements) are seeking to set up a framework agreement for the provision of helicopter+pilot services covering a maximum 48-month period, commencing 1.4.2020. Full details are in the attached statement of requirements. Please note that the estimated value detailed in Sections II.1.5) and II.2.6) of this notice is a ‘per annum’ figure and relates to the entire framework, not individual lots. Bidders may bid for one or more lots.

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: 250 000.00 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 framework will operate for an initial 24-month period, with the option to extend by a further maximum 24-month period.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2: Wildlife Management Operations

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

35612300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Scottish Natural Heritage and other collaborative partners (named in the attached statement of requirements) are seeking to set up a framework agreement for the provision of helicopter+pilot services covering a maximum 48-month period, commencing 1.4.2020. Full details are in the attached statement of requirements. Please note that the estimated value detailed in Sections II.1.5) and II.2.6) of this notice is a ‘per annum’ figure and relates to the entire framework, not individual lots. Bidders may bid for one or more lots.

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: 250 000.00 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 framework will operate for an initial 24-month period, with the option to extend by a further maximum 24-month period.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3: Fire Fighting Operations

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

35612300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Scottish Natural Heritage and other collaborative partners (named in the attached statement of requirements) are seeking to set up a framework agreement for the provision of helicopter+pilot services covering a maximum 48-month period, commencing 1.4.2020. Full details are in the attached statement of requirements. Please note that the estimated value detailed in Sections II.1.5) and II.2.6) of this notice is a ‘per annum’ figure, and relates to the entire framework, not individual lots. Bidders may bid for one or more lots.

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: 250 000.00 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 framework will operate for an initial 24-month period, with the option to extend by a further maximum 24-month period.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 4: Aerial Application of Fertiliser

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

35612300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Scottish Natural Heritage and other collaborative partners (named in the attached statement of requirements) are seeking to set up a framework agreement for the provision of helicopter+pilot services covering a maximum 48-month period, commencing 1.4.2020. Full details are in the attached statement of requirements. Please note that the estimated value detailed in Sections II.1.5) and II.2.6) of this notice is a ‘per annum’ figure and relates to the entire framework, not individual lots. Bidders may bid for one or more lots.

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: 250 000.00 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 framework will operate for an initial 24-month period, with the option to extend by a further maximum 24-month period.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 5: Construction, Other Site Works and Staff Transport

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

35612300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Scottish Natural Heritage and other collaborative partners (named in the attached statement of requirements) are seeking to set up a framework agreement for the provision of helicopter+pilot services covering a maximum 48-month period, commencing 1.4.2020. Full details are in the attached statement of requirements. Please note that the estimated value detailed in Sections II.1.5) and II.2.6) of this notice is a ‘per annum’ figure and relates to the entire framework, not individual lots. Bidders may bid for one or more lots.

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: 250 000.00 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 framework will operate for an initial 24-month period, with the option to extend by a further maximum 24-month period.

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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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

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: 5
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: 12/12/2019
Local time: 17:00
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 12/12/2019
Local time: 17:00
Place:

Great Glen House, Leachkin Road, Inverness IV3 8NW (electronic download).

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

All tenders will be downloaded from the Public Contracts Scotland portal by a member of the SNH Procurement Team once the above deadline has passed.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

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:

All tenders must be submitted via the Public Contracts Scotland portal secure electronic post-box. Tenders received by post/fax/email etc. will not be accepted. Please allow sufficient time to upload your tender documents.

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=601928

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/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.

(SC Ref:601928)

Download the ESPD document here: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=601928

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Scottish Natural Heritage
Postal address: Great Glen House, Leachkin Road
Town: Inverness
Postal code: IV3 8NW
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@nature.scot
Telephone: +44 1463725083Internet address: http://www.nature.scot
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:

08/11/2019