Psycho-Social Support to British Nationals Following Major Disasters

Psycho-Social Support to British Nationals Following Major Disasters

PST members are able to assess the requirement for and provide emotional support to British nationals overseas in any given situation.

United Kingdom-London: Health and social work services

2020/S 237-586929

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office
Postal address: King Charles Street
Town: London
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: SW1A 2AH
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Avinash Sharma
E-mail: avinash.sharma@fco.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.gov.uk/fcdo

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.gov.uk/fcdo
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://fcdo.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Psycho-Social Support to British Nationals Following Major Disasters

 

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000 Health and social work services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

A key FCDO priority is to protect our people including at times of crisis through effective and swift crisis response. Crises can include terrorist attacks, natural disasters, civil unrest, and large-scale accidents, all of which can leave large numbers of British nationals in need of urgent help.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The Pyscho-Social Support Teams (PST) are highly trained individuals who deploy overseas with the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office’s (FCDO) Rapid Deployment Teams (RDTs) during crises to respond to events which have resulted in significant trauma and/or loss of life to British nationals. Recent deployments have been to the shootings in Tunisia, explosion in Beirut and Covid-19 cruise ship repatriation flights.

PST members are able to assess the requirement for and provide emotional support to British nationals overseas in any given situation and also provide support to RDT members as necessary.

 

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

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:

With potential for 2 further 12 month extensions.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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.1.2)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.2)Conditions related to the contract

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)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2020/S 076-181050

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

Date: 08/01/2021
Local time: 17:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 09/01/2021
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

30/11/2020