Security Guarding Services in Libya and Security Services in Yemen

Security Guarding Services in Libya and Security Services in Yemen

Lot 1 – The Provision of Static and Mobile Security for the British Embassy in Libya. Lot 2 – The Provision of Operations and Security Managers at the British Embassy in Yemen.

United Kingdom-London: Security services

2013/S 154-269305

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2009/81/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

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

Foreign and Commonwealth Office
Corporate Procurement Group
Contact point(s): John Valentine
For the attention of: John Valentine
SW1A 2PA London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2070080923
E-mail: john.valentine3@fco.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority/entity: www.gov.uk/fco

Address of the buyer profile: https://fco.bravosolution.co.uk (requires registration), navigate to Project 254 / PQQ 152
Electronic access to information: see bravosolution link above
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: see bravosolution link above
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

Other: Foreign Policy
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Department for International Development
Abercrombie House, Eaglesham Road
G75 8EA East Kilbride
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

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

The Provision of Security Guarding Services in Libya (Lot 1) and Security Services in Yemen (Lot 2)
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 4: Investigation and security services
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):

Security services. See Lot descriptions
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79710000

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
The tenderer has to indicate any change occurring at the level of subcontractors during the execution of the contract
The contracting authority/entity may oblige the successful tenderer to award all or certain subcontracts through the procedure set out in Title III of Directive 2009/81/EC
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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:

Lot 1 – The Provision of Static and Mobile Security for the British Embassy in Libya.
Lot 2 – The Provision of Operations and Security Managers at the British Embassy in Yemen.
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2
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: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: The Provision of Security Guarding Services at the British Embasy Tripoli, Libya.

1)Short description

The Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) is seeking expressions of interest from experienced private security contractors, for the provision of security guarding services (static and mobile) at the British Embassy in Libya. The requirement is to provide sufficient numbers of expatriate mobile and local national static guards, with relevant training, experience and security clearance, to control access to British Embassy Tripoli, British Embassy residential compound and other sites in Libya and to provide mobile security to our personnel when travelling in Libya. The requirement will also include the provision of supporting operations, control rooms and communications services and additional security–related tasks, as specified by the Authority at the Post.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79710000

3)Quantity or scope

The Services are limited to Libya only
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

36 months + 24 months extension option
Lot No: 2 Lot title: The Provision of Security Services at the British Embassy Sana’a, Yemen

1)Short description

The requirement at the British Embassy Sanaa will be to provide four expatriate Shift Supervisors to oversee a locally provided security service, with an option only also for two Operations Managers.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79710000

3)Quantity or scope

The Services are limited to Yemen only
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
5)Additional information about lots

36 months + 24 months extension option

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://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr

Candidates will be required to answer these questions 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.
Suppliers Instructions on How to Express an Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) – Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://fco.bravosolution.co.uk/ and click the link to register – Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ – Enter your correct business and user details – Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete – You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender – Login to the portal with the username/password – Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) – Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. – Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. – This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box 3. Responding to the tender – Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) – You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification – Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT – There may be a mixture of online & offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk

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

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

Envisaged minimum number 3
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:

CPG01713
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: 22.8.2013 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

5.9.2013 – 17:00
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: 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:

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.
Reference I.4 – The contracting authority is also seeking to purchase services under this contract on behalf of certain other UK public sector bodies (and any future successors to these organisations):
Central Government Departments, Executive Agencies, Arms Lengths Bodies and NDPB’s
http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/publications/re-reference-tables.html?edition=tcm%3A77-277291

See https://fco.bravosolution.co.uk (requires registration), navigate to Project 254 / PQQ 152

To view this notice, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=68699748

GO Reference: GO-201386-PRO-5014093

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

Foreign and Commonwealth Office
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: John.Valentine3@fco.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2070080923
Internet address: www.gov.uk/fco

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:6.8.2013