Provision of Bird Control services Scotland

Provision of Bird Control services Scotland

The provision of manned patrols for the control of birds in the vicinity of airfields at RAF Kinloss, RAF Leuchars and RAF Lossiemouth.

UK-High Wycombe: airport operation services

2012/S 75-123973

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2009/81/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

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

DE&S Commercial, C&C
3 Site, Nimrod Building, Royal Air Force
Contact point(s): Maurice Litchmore
HP14 4UE High Wycombe
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1494494381
E-mail: maurice.litchmore974@mod.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

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

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:

Provision of Bird Control services – Scottish Region.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 26: Other services
NUTS code UKM

II.1.3)Information on framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):

Airport operation services. Air-traffic control services. The provision of manned patrols for the control of birds in the vicinity of airfields at RAF Kinloss, RAF Leuchars and RAF Lossiemouth. The Contractor shall provide an effective and efficient bird control system in accordance with the Manual of Air Traffic Management (MATM), Manual of Airfield Design and Safeguarding (MADS), RAF ATM Force Orders and Technical Bulletin 97/34 to reduce the presence of birds in and around the vicinity of the airfields as specified. Where bird control activity is necessary outside the boundaries of the establishment, the Contractor shall effect liaison directly with occupiers of adjoining land, Bird Control Units (BCUs) at neighbouring stations and other persons and organisations as necessary. The service is to be operated so as to be effective during airfield operating hours.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

63731000, 63732000

II.1.7)Information about subcontracting

The tenderer has to indicate in the tender any share of the contract it may intend to subcontract to third parties and any proposed subcontractor, as well as the subject-matter of the subcontracts for which they are proposed
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 685 000 and 3 400 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: RAF Kinloss will be subjected to options to extend the requirement beyond year one of the Contract.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.4.2013. Completion 31.3.2018

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 to which the performance of the contract is subject, in particular with regard to security of supply and security of information:
III.1.5)Information about security clearance:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation

Criteria regarding the personal situation of economic operators (that may lead to their exclusion) including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 39(1) of Directive 2009/81/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Defence and Security Public Contract Regulations (DSPCR) 2011 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 39(2) of Directive 2009/81/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the DSPCR 2011) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.
A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://project.contracts.mod.uk/businessExchange/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#dspr.

Candidates will be required to sign a declaration confirming whether they do or do not have any of the listed criteria as part of the pre-qualification process.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 39(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest (including defence and security factors) for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 39(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical and/or professional 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

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

Envisaged minimum number 4 and maximum number 6
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 has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

ACT/04059
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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

18.5.2012
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 5 years
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:

Advertising Regime OJEU/DCB GO Reference: GO-2012413-DCB-3855093.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

DE&S Commercial, C&C

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

DE&S Commercial, C&C

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:13.4.2012