Home Office Security Training Contract

Home Office Security Training Contract

Provision of instructors to provide basic security training overseas.

United Kingdom-London: Training services

2019/S 127-310669

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Home Office
2 Marsham Street
United Kingdom
Contact person: Sara Hollingsbee
Telephone: +44 7724310609
E-mail: Sara-Marie.Hollingsbee1@homeoffice.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/home-office

I.2)Information about joint procurement


Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Security Training

Reference number: C16211

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Security training overseas.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of instructors to provide basic security training overseas.

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

Start: 02/09/2019
End: 01/09/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12 months + 12 months.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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:

This procurement will be managed electronically via crown commercial service’s e-Sourcing Suite. To participate in this procurement, participants must first be registered on the e-Sourcing Suite. If you have not yet registered on the e-Sourcing Suite. This can be done online https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk by following the link ‘Registration for CCS e-Sourcing’. Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by dun and bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so. Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at http:ccs.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/i-am-supplier/respond-tender

It should be noted that it can take up to 10 days for dun and bradstreet to respond with a duns number. Suppliers wishing to participate in the procurement activity are required to complete a non-disclosure agreement, which can be found in the notice attachments and the level of security clearance held by the lead contact. Once you have registered on the e-Sourcing Suite, a registered user can express an interest for a specific procurement. This is done by e-mailing HOSprocurement@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk, together with a signed non-disclosure agreement, any time up to, but not later than 10.7.2019 in order to ensure that they are assigned to the correct procurement. Your email should be entitled ‘Security Training Services — C16211’ and must clearly state; name and reference for the procurement you wish to register an interest in; the name of the registered supplier; and the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email. The email will be processed and then the buyer will enable the supplier to access the procurement online via the e-Sourcing Suite. The registered user will receive a notification e-mail to alert them once this has been done. For technical assistance on the use of the e-Sourcing Suite, please contact crown commercial service helpdesk: 0345 010 3503. Responses must be published by the date in IV.3.4.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

This will be set out in the procurement documentation.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

This will be set out in the procurement documentation.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

This will be set out in the procurement documentation.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

This will be set out in the procurement documentation.

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 refer to the procurement 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.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure
Accelerated procedure

The services include procedures and documentation which are classified by the Authority as sensitive i.e. above official sensitive and are required for delivery commencement in September 2019.

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: no
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: 18/07/2019
Local time: 15:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 29/07/2019

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:


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

Tender must be valid until: 09/08/2020
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The Home Office
2 Marsham Street
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: