Security Services at UK missions in Africa

Security Services at UK missions in Africa

Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

United Kingdom-London: Security services

2014/S 054-090867

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2009/81/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

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

Foreign and Commonwealth Office acting as part of the Crown, and other departments of Her Majesty’s Government, including Department for International Development
King Charles Street
For the attention of: Tony Mesarowicz
SW1A 2AH London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2070081500
E-mail: tony.mesarowicz@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/

Electronic access to information: https://fco.bravosolution.co.uk/

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://fco.bravosolution.co.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
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 acting as part of the Crown

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Security Services at UK missions in Africa.
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
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Africa (separate contracts for each location)
— Angola;
— Côte d’Ivoire;
— Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa);
— Democratic Republic of Congo (Goma);
— Ghana;
— Kenya (Static Guarding);
— Kenya (Rapid Response & Escort);
— Mozambique;
— Nigeria;
— Rwanda;
— South Africa;
— Tanzania;
— Uganda;
— Zambia;
— Zimbabwe.
NUTS code UK

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:
— Access Control / Static Guarding;
— Alarm Monitoring & Rapid Response.
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
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:

Static Access Control Guarding and Alarm Monitoring with Rapid Response within 15 separate Lots at UK Missions across Africa. This procurement represents requirements of the Foreign & Commonwealth Office, the Department for International Development, and all partners across government of the United Kingdom at the locations stated at II.1.2 above.
Full details of each of the requirements will be released in the Invitation to Tender documentation during ITT stage to those bidders successful following evaluation of the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ).
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
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: CPG01751 – Angola

1)Short description

Luanda
— Access Control Guarding at three locations in Luanda on a 24/7 basis;
— Alarm Monitoring and Rapid Response service on 24/7 basis.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79710000

3)Quantity or scope
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
Lot No: 2 Lot title: CPG01752 – Côte d’Ivoire

1)Short description

Abidjan
— Access Control Guarding on a 24/7 basis;
— Alarm Monitoring and Rapid Response service on 24/7 basis.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79710000

3)Quantity or scope
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
Lot No: 3 Lot title: CPG01753 – Democratic Republic of Congo (Kinshasa)

1)Short description

Kinshasa
— Access Control Guarding at one location on a 24/7 basis. The current contract is staffed by Third Country Nationals armed guards with relevant training and experience. The successor contract will require to demonstrate staffing of similar levels of experience and expertise;
— Alarm Monitoring and Rapid Response service on 24/7 basis.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79710000

3)Quantity or scope
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
Lot No: 4 Lot title: CPG01754 – Democratic Republic of Congo (Goma)

1)Short description

Goma
— Access Control Guarding at one location on a 24/7 basis.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79710000

3)Quantity or scope
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
Lot No: 5 Lot title: CPG01755 – Ghana

1)Short description

Accra
— Access Control Guarding in Accra on a 24/7 basis;
— Alarm Monitoring and Rapid Response service on 24/7 basis.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79710000

3)Quantity or scope
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
Lot No: 6 Lot title: CPG01756 – Kenya (Static Guarding)

1)Short description

Nairobi and Mombasa
— Access Control Guarding at 61 locations on 24/7 basis.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79710000

3)Quantity or scope
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
Lot No: 7 Lot title: CPG01757 – Kenya (Rapid Response & Escort)

1)Short description

Nairobi
— Alarm Monitoring and Rapid Response service on 24/7 basis;
— Armed Escort service (for staff moving round Nairobi at night).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79710000

3)Quantity or scope
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
Lot No: 8 Lot title: CPG01758 – Mozambique

1)Short description

Maputo
— Access Control Guarding at approximately 18 locations in Maputo on a 24/7 basis;
— Alarm Monitoring and Rapid Response service on 24/7 basis.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79710000

3)Quantity or scope
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
Lot No: 9 Lot title: CPG01759 – Nigeria

1)Short description

Abuja and Lagos
— Access Control Guarding at approximately 30 locations (18 in Abuja, 12 in Lagos) on 24/7 basis;
— Alarm Monitoring and Rapid Response service on 24/7 basis.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79710000

3)Quantity or scope
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
Lot No: 10 Lot title: CPG01760 – Rwanda

1)Short description

Kigali
— Access Control Guarding at 18 locations (including BHC compound, The Residence and 16 residential properties) in Kigali on a 24/7 basis;
— Alarm Monitoring and Rapid Response service on 24/7 basis.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79710000

3)Quantity or scope
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
Lot No: 11 Lot title: CPG01786 – South Africa

1)Short description

Pretoria, Johannesburg and Cape Town:
— Alarm Monitoring and Rapid Response service only:
— Pretoria consists mainly of a single protected compound of approximately 44 residences. This compound has an existing dedicated 24/7 guard complement with responsibility for conducting initial investigation into alarm activation;
— 9 further properties across Pretoria, Johannesburg and Cape Town.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79710000

3)Quantity or scope
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
Lot No: 12 Lot title: CPG01801 – Tanzania

1)Short description

Dar es Salaam
— Access Control Guarding at approximately 30 locations in Dar es Salaam on 24/7 basis;
— Alarm Monitoring & Rapid Response Service on 24/7 basis.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79710000

3)Quantity or scope
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
Lot No: 13 Lot title: CPG01810 – Uganda

1)Short description

Kampala
— Access Control Guarding at approximately 30 locations in Kampala. Approximately half on 24/7 basis, remainder on 12 hour basis;
— Alarm Monitoring and Rapid Response service on 24/7 basis.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79710000

3)Quantity or scope
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
Lot No: 14 Lot title: CPG01811 – Zambia

1)Short description

Lusaka
— Access Control Guarding at approximately 15 locations in Lusaka. Approximately half on 24/7 basis, remainder on 12 hour basis;
— Alarm Monitoring and Rapid Response service on 24/7 basis.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79710000

3)Quantity or scope
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
Lot No: 15 Lot title: CPG01812 – Zimbabwe

1)Short description

Harare
— Access Control Guarding in Harare on a 24/7 basis;
— Alarm Monitoring and Rapid Response service on 24/7 basis.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79710000

3)Quantity or scope
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

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:

All contracts resulting from this procurement will be subject to the Contracting Authority’s terms and conditions. All contracts will be under English Law and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English Courts.
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: Suppliers Instructions How to Express 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 Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires open to any registered supplier) – Click on the relevant PQQ (Project 323 / PQQ 192) to access the content. – Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. – This will move the PQQ into your ‘My PQQs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ Details’ box 3. Responding to the tender – Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ 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 – 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

Criteria regarding the economic and financial standing of economic operators (that may lead to their exclusion)

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See PQQ document at https://fco.bravosolution.co.uk (requires registration) and navigate to Project 323 / PQQ192.

III.2.3)Technical and/or professional capacity

Criteria regarding the technical and/or professional ability of economic operators (that may lead to their exclusion)

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See PQQ document at https://fco.bravosolution.co.uk (requires registration) and navigate to Project 323 / PQQ192.

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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: Code of Conduct for Private Security Companies and Private Security Service Providers.
It will be a Condition of all final contracts resulting from this procurement that where the Contractor is a Private Security Company and/or Private Security Service Providers, it shall provide the Services in accordance with the International Code of Conduct for Private Security Service Providers: http://www.icoc-psp.org/.

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

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 number of operators 4
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: A maxium of 4 tenderers for each of the 15 Lots will be invited to the Invitation to Tender (ITT) stage. These will be the highest scoring 4 within each Lot following evaluation of the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ). The questionnaire and evaluation criteria are available via the FCO’s e-Procurement portal https://fco.bravosolution.co.uk/

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:

All PQQ documentation will be published and all substantive communication will be conducted via the FCO’s eProcurement Portal BRAVOSolution. URL is https://fco.bravosolution.co.uk (requires registration), then navigate to Project 323 / PQQ 192.

Your response must be submitted electronically via the BRAVOSolution portal by 16:00 UK time on Monday 14.4.2014. Responses not submitted via the BRAVO portal will not be considered. Responses must be submitted in English.
Responses can be submitted at any time up to the time and date stated. The Authority is not responsible for non-receipt. Responses submitted before that date will remain unopened until the deadline. Please use the portal’s messaging function if you have any questions.

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

14.4.2014 – 16:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

12.3.2014
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
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:
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:12.3.2014