Management of Nuclear Safeguards Programme

Management of Nuclear Safeguards Programme

Nuclear safety services. Manage the Nuclear Sateguards Programme on behalf of DECC and provide other support as needed, to ensure that DECC meets its obligations to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).

UK-London: nuclear safety services

2012/S 203-334175

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Department of Energy and Climate Change
Room G07, 3 Whitehall Place
For the attention of: Jo Guthrie
SWIA 2AW London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3000685797
E-mail: jo.guthrie@decc.gsi.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.decc.gov.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

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

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:

Management of Nuclear Safeguards Programme (NSP).
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
NUTS code UKI

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Nuclear safety services. Manage the Nuclear Sateguards Programme on behalf of DECC and provide other support as needed, to ensure that DECC meets its obligations to the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) and under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT).
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

98113100

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
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:

The Nuclear Safeguards Programme (NSP) will be contracted for 2 years with an option to extend for a further 2 years with an estimated value each year of 1 500 000 GBP. The management of the Nuclear Safeguards Programme (NSP) equates to approximately 150 000 GBP each year.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 600 000 and 6 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Please contact Jo Guthrie by e-mail at jo.guthrie@decc.gsi.gov.uk to receive the pre-qualification questionaire for this tender exercise. This must be completed and returned to the Department by 16:00 hrs on the 26.11.2012.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Please contact Jo Guthrie by e-mail at jo.guthrie@decc.gsi.gov.uk to receive the pre-qualification questionaire for this tender exercise. This must be completed and returned to the Department by 16:00 hrs on the 26.11.2012.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Please contact Jo Guthrie by e-mail at jo.guthrie@decc.gsi.gov.uk to receive the pre-qualification questionaire for this tender exercise. This must be completed and returned to the Department by 16:00 hrs on the 26.11.2012.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Please contact Jo Guthrie by e-mail at jo.guthrie@decc.gsi.gov.uk to receive the pre-qualification questionaire for this tender exercise. This must be completed and returned to the Department by 16:00 hrs on the 26.11.2012.

III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please contact Jo Guthrie by e-mail at jo.guthrie@decc.gsi.gov.uk to receive the pre-qualification questionaire for this tender exercise. This must be completed and returned to the Department by 16:00 hrs on the 26.11.2012.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please contact Jo Guthrie by e-mail at jo.guthrie@decc.gsi.gov.uk to receive the pre-qualification questionaire for this tender exercise. This must be completed and returned to the Department by 16:00 hrs on the 26.11.2012.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please contact Jo Guthrie by e-mail at jo.guthrie@decc.gsi.gov.uk to receive the pre-qualification questionaire for this tender exercise. This must be completed and returned to the Department by 16:00 hrs on the 26.11.2012.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please contact Jo Guthrie by e-mail at jo.guthrie@decc.gsi.gov.uk to receive the pre-qualification questionaire for this tender exercise. This must be completed and returned to the Department by 16:00 hrs on the 26.11.2012.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please contact Jo Guthrie by e-mail at jo.guthrie@decc.gsi.gov.uk to receive the pre-qualification questionaire for this tender exercise. This must be completed and returned to the Department by 16:00 hrs on the 26.11.2012.

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

TRN501/10/2012
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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: 25.11.2012 – 10:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

26.11.2012 – 10:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

29.11.2012
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

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

Please contact Jo Guthrie by e-mail at jo.guthrie@decc.gsi.gov.uk to receive the pre-qualification questionaire for this tender exercise. This must be completed and returned to the Department by 16:00 hrs on the 26.11.2012 GO Reference: GO-20121016-PRO-4322093.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Department of Energy and Climate Change
Room G07, 3 Whitehall Place
SW1A 2AW London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: jo.guthrie@decc.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3000685797

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:16.10.2012