Security Services Tender 2019 – Belfast

Security Services Tender 2019 – Belfast

The contract will be for an initial term of 4 years with an option to extend by a further 4 years.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Security services

2019/S 220-540888

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Interconnector Services Ltd (ISL)
Postal address: Mutual Energy Ltd, 85 Ormeau Road
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UKN
Postal code: BT7 1SH
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Ciara Brennan
E-mail: ciara.brennan@mutual-energy.com
Internet address(es):Main address: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/mutual-energy/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: http://intendhost.co.uk/mutual-energy/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: http://intendhost.co.uk/mutual-energy/

I.6)Main activity

Other activity: Transportation of gas and electricity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Security Services Tender 2019

Reference number: 2019-ISL-00000004

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79710000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Mutual Energy’s Security Services Tender 2019. Interconnector Services Ltd (ISL) is the contracting entity within mutual energy. The contract will be for an initial term of 4 years with an option to extend by a further 4 years (at ISL’s discretion). Mutual and ISL have determined that the services fall within Schedule 2 to the UCR which means that they are not subject to the full extent of the UCR, but are instead governed by the ‘Light Touch Regime’ contained within Part 3, Chapter 1 of the UCR (Regulations 90 to 93). In terms of following a procurement process we are using a similar process to the negotiated procedure with prior call for competition for good practise measures not because we are obliged to. All queries regarding this tender should be submitted via the correspondence facility through In-Tend and should be submitted before Monday 2nd December at noon. The deadline for PQQ responses is 9.12.2019 at noon.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 200 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79710000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Northern Ireland and Scotland various sites.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Mutual Energy Ltd (‘Mutual’) is conducting the procurement process on behalf of ISL. ISL is a subsidiary of Mutual. More detail on the company structure is provided in Section 2 of the PIM. Mutual and ISL have determined that the services fall within Schedule 2 to the UCR which means that they are not subject to the full extent of the UCR, but are instead governed by the ‘Light Touch Regime’ contained within Part 3, Chapter 1 of the UCR (Regulations 90 to 93).

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: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

First renewal after the initial term of 4 years. Subject to ISL’s satisfaction of the performance of the services.

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

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

As per the tender documents.

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:

Please refer to the tender documents available to download through: http://intendhost.co.uk/mutual-energy/

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:

Mutual and ISL have determined that the Services fall within Schedule 2 to the UCR which means that they are not subject to the full extent of the UCR, but are instead governed by the ‘Light Touch Regime’ contained within Part 3, Chapter 1 of the UCR (Regulations 90 to 93). It is currently anticipated that the 3 highest ranking bidders will be shortlisted and invited to participate in the next stage of the procurement. ISL reserves the right to select less than 3 to proceed.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts

III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:

Please see tender documents.

III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Please see tender documents.

III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Please see tender documents.

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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

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
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: no
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: 09/12/2019
Local time: 12:00

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

Date: 13/12/2019

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

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Mutual and ISL have determined that the Services fall within Schedule 2 to the UCR which means that they are not subject to the full extent of the UCR, but are instead governed by the ‘Light Touch Regime’ contained within Part 3, Chapter 1 of the UCR (Regulations 90 to 93). The award of the contract shall be subject to appropriate security clearance, which shall include checking the Service Provider’s status is one that conforms to the following: a National Security Inspectorate (NSI) National Approval Council for Security Systems (NACOSS) Gold approved company, which should encapsulate conformance with British Standard 7858 (Security Screening) requiring police vetting of all employees of the company.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Northern Ireland Law Courts
Town: Belfast
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

11/11/2019