Security Services Northamptonshire
Northamptonshire County Council, on behalf of LGSS members, wishes to appoint a single operator to a framework for the provision of ad hoc and planned security services.
UK-Northampton: security services
Section I: Contracting authority
Northamptonshire County Council
John Dryden House, 8 – 10 The Lakes
Contact point(s): https://lgss.bravosolution.co.uk
For the attention of: pqq_27792
NN4 7YD Northampton
General address of the contracting authority: www.northamptonshire.gov.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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 23: Investigation and security services, except armoured car services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Within the East Midlands (UKF) and East of England (UKH) regions.
NUTS code UK
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 2
(i) all LGSS existing and/or future partners and other organisations delegating services and/or functions to LGSS (currently Cambridgeshire County Council, Northamptonshire County Council and Norwich City Council) who participate in the LGSS shared services venture;
(ii) customers of LGSS,
(iii) to any city, district and/or borough local authorities within the county of Northamptonshire and/or Cambridgeshire; and
(iv) any company and/or organisations set up by Northamptonshire and/or Cambridgeshire County Council (including Olympus Care Services).
The services to be provided under the contract include the following:
Helpdesk provision (including out of hours).
Mobile Patrols with / without dog.
Static Guarding with / without dog reactive Emergency Response calls boarding up and securing sites.
Public Space Surveillance (CCTV monitoring).
The individual requirements for both the planned services at relevant sites and the reactive element will be specified at ITT stage and will be priced according to a Schedule of Rates agreed as a result of this tender process. The contract will be for a period of two years, with no option to extend, commencing 1.6.2013.
TUPE is likely to be applicable under this contract. Full details will be provided at ITT stage. TUPE stands for ‘Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment)’ and Bidders should be aware that the Council has a current arrangement with an existing contractor for security services. Therefore, the existing contractor will be under obligation to declare any employees who may be protected by TUPE legislation and may be liable to transfer.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Description of particular conditions: The Supplier agrees that there shall be no discrimination by it against any person with respect to opportunity for employment or conditions of employment, because of age, culture, disability, gender, marital status, race,religion or sexual orientation. The Supplier shall in all matters arising in the performance of the Agreement comply with the provisions of the Sex Discrimination Act 1975 and the Disability Discrimination Act 1995 and any regulations made there under. The Supplier shall in all matters arising in the performance of the Agreement comply with the provisions of the Employment Equality (Age) Regulations 2006. The Supplier must comply withthe provisions of the Race Relations Act 1976 and the Race Relations (Amendment) Act 2002 and shall ensure that they perform their responsibilities under this Agreement with due regard to the need to eliminate unlawful racial discrimination, and to promote equality of opportunity and good relationships between different racial groups.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) – If you have not registered on this website before, a video tutorial can be found on the link below. Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://lgss.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 – A supplier’s eTendering manual and video tutorial on how to respond to an online tender can be found on the right hand side of the webpage. 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.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed within the PQQ and ITT documents.
As detailed within the PQQ and ITT documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As detailed within the PQQ and ITT documents.
Section IV: Procedure
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The criteria for selecting candidates to be invited to tender will be defined within the PQQ and the PQQ Guidance Document.
Section VI: Complementary information
The High Court
WC2A 2LL London
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:24.10.2012