Joint Logistics Components of the Land and Joint Logistics Research Programme
This is an Industry Service provision for re-Tender. The requirement is to include the provision of support directly to the Dstl – Industry facing ad-hoc Tasking, in support of the DstlIn-House/In-Govt Systems Integrator role.
UK-Salisbury: military research and technology
Section I: Contracting authority
Contact point(s): S Daniel
For the attention of: S Daniel
SP4 0JQ Salisbury
Telephone: +44 1980658260
Fax: +44 1980658400
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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 8: Research and development services
NUTS code UKK
This is an Industry Service provision for re-Tender. The requirement is to include the provision of support directly to the Dstl – Industry facing ad-hoc Tasking, in support of the DstlIn-House/In-Govt Systems Integrator role. UK MOD is seeking Partners to jointly plan, manage, fund and deliver a programme of Defence Support & Logistics Capability research and invites Expressions of Interest from suitably qualified and experienced networked organisations to provide high quality, focused research, advanced development and advice relating to Defence Support & Logistics Capabilities. Expertise is sought to underpin MOD policy, procurement and capability decisions. Respondents will be required to help influence and shape research programmes to meet MOD requirements, identifying suppliers and information providers and managing distinct research packages. Respondents will be required to provide cohesiveness between MOD customer, stakeholders and strategic partners, assist in developing and channeling innovative solutions and championing the capability in MOD systems. A Prime Contractor will be appointed to manage an agreed programme of work. The Prime Contractor will develop appropriate contracting and delivery mechanisms, to ensure that the Contract is managed and delivered to time, cost and quality standards and meets customer and stakeholder requirements.
Deployed infrastructure and utilities, medical systems, information exploitation, Total Support Force and inventory management. The Contract will underpin research across other Domains including, but not limited to Acquisition Policy, Air, Maritime & Strategic Systems and other Dstl Operating Departments.
For management and delivery of the programme, suppliers will be able to demonstrate integrating all elements, in leading the programme and will be ask to:
1) Formulate with MOD stakeholders an innovative and challenging programme of research which maximises gearing from Government, Industry and Academic partners, in response to MOD requirements.
2) Identify and manage Suppliers, Contractors, Information Providers and Subject Matter Experts who can contribute to conducting and delivering the agreed work programme, providing technical assurance maintaining agility to respond to urgent MOD requirements.
3) Provide cohesion between MOD customer, stakeholders (including Armed Forces senior personnel and other government departments) and strategic partners, including suppliers, experts and international collaboration opportunities.
4) Develop and channel, through partnering with the Centre for Defence Enterprise, innovative solutions to current and emerging problems.
5) Champion the Defence Support and Logistics Capability and ensure that the research programme is fully exploited by MOD, including shaping of policy and doctrine and provision of timely and relevant advice, underpinning procurement decisions and development/enhancements to capability. Additionally, championing and exploiting the research, skills and capabilities developed to the benefit of UK government and industry.
The estimated value of the management activities is £2k per annum.
All those expressing an interest to be a Prime Contractor will be required to complete a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ).
Those organisations/networks deemed to meet MOD requirements will be issued with an Invitation to Tender,outlining specific requirements and detail required to respond. Tenders will subsequently be assessed and reviewed, prior to award of contracts and issuing of feedback to unsuccessful bidders, against an open pre-agreed selection criteria.
Expressions of Interests of those who wish to provide technical support as a potential member of the supply base are also welcome. They will be asked to provide details of their organisation, technical capability and how they envisage supporting MOD in its requirements. This information may subsequently be passed on to the organisation selected to lead/manage the programme.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 6 000 000 and 25 000 000 GBP
Description of these options: An option will be included to extend the period of the Contract up to an additional 24 months.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Those who expressed an interest by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 17.00 hrs, 12.11.2012 will receive a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire(PQQ). There will be a downselection process to identify the Companies that will be Invitated to Tender.
Section VI: Complementary information
The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs).However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement,and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.Suppliers interested in working with the Ministry of Defence should register on the MOD Supplier Information Database (SID) Register, available at www.contracts.mod.uk. The MOD SID is a database of active and potential suppliers available to all MOD and UK Defence procurement personnel, and is the main supplier database of MOD Procurement organisations. Please note: the registration and publication of a company profile on the MOD SID does not mean or imply that the supplier has in any way been vetted or approved by the MOD. Suppliers wishing to compete for advertised MOD contracts must respond to any specific call for competition by submitting a separate expression of interest in accordance with the instructions of the purchasing organisation.
Advertising Regime OJEU:- This contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU),the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk GO Reference: GO-2012104-DCB-4295575.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:4.10.2012