Highways England Occupational Health Services

Highways England Occupational Health Services

The provision of occupational health services throughout England.

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Company health services

2019/S 204-497130

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Highways England
Postal address: The Cube, 199 Wharfside Street
Town: Birmingham
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: B1 1RN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Rob Sansom
E-mail: rob.sansom@highwaysengland.co.uk
Telephone: +44 3004701383
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.highwaysengland.co.uk

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: https://highways.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://highways.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

National or federal agency/office

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Highways England Occupational Health Services

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85147000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The provision of occupational health services throughout England, as detailed further below and in the procurement documents.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 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)

85312320

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of occupational health services throughout England.

The service shall enable the contracting authority to address particular health and attendance issues for its employees, meet their statutory obligations with regards to health surveillance, identify the preventative measures that can be taken to minimise the overall risk of sickness absence and to improve employee health in the workplace.

The supplier shall provide the below requirements:

— manager advice line and online support services,

— online portal,

— management referrals,

— advice and assessments,

— occupational health reports,

— case conferences,

— ill-health retirement,

— pre-placement questionnaire review and checks,

— surveillance services,

— fitness for task and safety critical work services:

— immunisations, vaccinations,

— health screening services,

— physiotherapy services,

— workplace assessments and adjustments which shall include:

— assessments relating to reasonable adjustments for disabilities,

— dyslexia assessments,

— specialist support services, including occupational therapy,

— display screen equipment assessments,

— vehicle ergonomic assessments,

— drug and alcohol tests (collection and analysis),

— education and awareness programmes,

— publicity and promotion, and

— service implementation.

Further details are in the procurement documents.

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: 2 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Options available to extend contract by 4 further increments of 12 months each.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Please see procurement documents for further information.

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:
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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 199-483615

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

Date: 18/11/2019
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: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 18/11/2019
Local time: 12:00

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:

How to express an interest in this tender:

1) Register your company on the e-Sourcing portal (this is only required once)

— browse to the e-sourcing portal: https://highways.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 ‘ITT Open to All Suppliers’ link,

— click on the relevant ITT to access the content,

— click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page,

— this will move the ITT into your ‘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 ‘ITT Details’ box 3.

Responding to the tender

— click ‘My Response under ‘ITT 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 ITT,

— 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 e-Tendering helpdesk on 0800 069 8630 or email:help@bravosolution.co.uk.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Highways England
Postal address: The Cube, 199 Wharfside Street
Town: Birmingham
Postal code: B1 1RN
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1214703101

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: Highways England
Postal address: The Cube, 199 Wharfside Street
Town: Birmingham
Postal code: B1 1RN
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1214703101Internet address: http://www.highwaysengland.co.uk
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:

18/10/2019