Provide Security Intelligence Services to HS2

Provide Security Intelligence Services to HS2

HS2 Limited requires a Supplier to collate security intelligence, upload intelligence data into an HS2 security system, analyse intelligence data.

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

2016/S 225-410470

Contract notice – utilities


Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

High Speed Two (HS2) Limited
2, Snow Hill
B4 6GA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Darrell Pulver
NUTS code: UK
I.2)Joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.6)Main activity

Railway services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


HS2 Ltd Intelligence Fusion Service (Birmingham).

Reference number: HS2/928

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

HS2 Limited requires a Supplier to collate security intelligence, upload intelligence data into an HS2 security system, analyse intelligence data and produce reports that will enable HS2 to mitigate risks to the security of HS2 personnel, premises and stakeholders.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 250 000.00 GBP

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
Main site or place of performance:

Birmingham, United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

HS2 Ltd requires a single Supplier who, as directed by the HS2 Intelligence Fusion Senior Manager, will:

(i) Provide in house intelligence gathering from open sources, database and analyst support to Hs2 as part of the Intelligence Fusion Team at HS2’s offices in Birmingham.

(ii) Deliver reach back support from the service provider for additional specialist intelligence gathering support as required. This may include access to open source and consented marketing databases, and membership of any security groups, communities and services that may support this capability.

(iii) Conduct routine monitoring of open source intelligence in line with the HS2 provided Security Risk Register and the HS2 Model of Security in order to carry out general (HS2 wide) and functional (cyber, physical, information, personal, personnel etc.) intelligence and threat assessments.

(iv) Produce routine intelligence assessment reports based on routine open source intelligence insights and from any reach back service provided.

(v) Support the integration of these reports into detailed assessment reports produced from other intelligence sources (police, local authority and HS2 internal data sources).

(vi) Provide specific intelligence gathering activity from open sources in response to requests for intelligence support for planned events and activities and already identified threats.

(vii) Support the intelligence assessment of these events using the open source intelligence obtained and intelligence provided by other sources and data, and as directed by the HS2 Intelligence Fusion Senior Manager and produce specific assessment reports with recommended mitigation actions and points of contact for support.

(viii) Support the coordination of internal and external data collection.

(ix) Support the creation and maintenance of a HS2 owned security database (such as IBM i2 analysts notebook or Sentinel Visualiser) and incorporate data from internal and external sources into the database.

(x) Provide intelligence analyst support and from the database and other sources identify security and intelligence trends and patterns, and geo-location of previous incidents, in order to pro-actively manage threats to HS2 and respond to requests for support.

(xi) Support intelligence and security education and training across HS2 as directed by the HS2 Intelligence Fusion Senior Manager and the production of HS2 security and intelligence case studies.

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: 1 250 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract may be renewed after 36 months for 2 further periods of 12 months each to a maximum term of 60 months.

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

Envisaged minimum number: 3
Maximum number: 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Evaluate and score pre-qualification questionnaires in accordance with the criteria set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire Guidance Document. Select the highest scoring suppliers for invitation to tender.

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:

Refer to pre-qualification questionnaire.

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.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

Refer to pre-qualification questionnaire.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
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

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

Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition
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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
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

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

Date: 07/12/2016
Local time: 12:00

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

Date: 19/12/2016

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: 05/05/2017
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Not completed
Not completed
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
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:



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