Mobile Communication Services for GMC

Manchester: mobile-telephone services

Mobile Communication Services for GMC – including hardware, airtime and support. 

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

General Medical Council
3 Hardman Street
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Chris Park
M3 3AW Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1619236360
E-mail: gmctenders@gmc-uk.org
Fax: +44 08453570025

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.gmc-uk.org

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA19541

Further information can be obtained from: General Medical Council
3 Hardman Street
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Chris Park
M3 3AW Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1619236360
E-mail: gmctenders@gmc-uk.org
Fax: +44 08453570025
Internet address: http://www.gmc-uk.org

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: General Medical Council
3 Hardman Street
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Chris Park
M3 3AW Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1619236360
E-mail: gmctenders@gmc-uk.org
Fax: +44 08453570025
Internet address: http://www.gmc-uk.org

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: General Medical Council
3 Hardman Street
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Chris Park
M3 3AW Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1619236360
E-mail: gmctenders@gmc-uk.org
Fax: +44 08453570025
Internet address: http://www.gmc-uk.org

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: Medical regulatory

I.3)Main activity

Other: Medical regulatory

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

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Supply of mobile communication services.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 5: Telecommunications services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: All GMC offices.
NUTS code UK

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)

The GMC requests expressions of interest from suitably qualified organisations to provide a full service solution comprising of airtime, hardware provision, operational and after sales service and support. The contract term will be for a minimum period of 2 years.
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders web site at http://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=84878.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

64212000

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:
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no

III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Accelerated restricted
Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure: Government directives encourage use of this procedure.

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 5

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:

GMC 064

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

15.12.2011 – 12:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

16.12.2011

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
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

(MT Ref:84878).
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.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:5.12.2011