Technical Support for Design Approved Organization Scheme

Technical Support for Design Approved Organization Scheme

The UK Military Aviation Authority (MAA) has a requirement to conduct in the region of 70 Design Approved Organization Scheme (DAOS) and Maintenance Approved Organization Scheme (MAOS) Audits per calendar year.

UK-Glasgow: technical services

2012/S 213-352363

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

DE&S Commercial, C&C
Kirsteen Montgomery
Level 2 Room 2.1.02, Kentigern House, 65 Brown Street
For the attention of: Kirsteen Montgomery
G2 7EX Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1412242460
E-mail: DES-Comrcl-CC-HOCS-CM3@mod.uk
Fax: +44 1412242669

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: as 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

Defence
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Provision of Technical Support for Design Approved Organization Scheme(DAOS) and Maintenance Approved Organization Scheme (MAOS).
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
NUTS code UKK1

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Technical services. The UK Military Aviation Authority (MAA) has a requirement to conduct in the region of 70 Design Approved Organization Scheme (DAOS) and Maintenance Approved Organization Scheme (MAOS) Audits per calendar year. These Audits will consist of both Initial and Surveillance activities and will be based within the UK and EU. A design approval consists of an assessment of a company’s competence to meet Aviation Design and Maintenance requirements for the MoD.
The Contractor will be required to asses organizations for compliance with MAA regulatory publications (MRP) with reference to the applicable Regulatory Articles (RA) ie 1000,4800-4825 and 5100 series, DEFSTANs 00-56, 05-57, 05-123 (now obsolescent) and the organizations QMS. The Contractor must hold UKAS accreditation or equivalent and hold or be able to obtain applicable Security Clearances. The winning contractor will conform with ISC/IEC 17021:2011 or an acceptable equivalent.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71356000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
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:

The contract requirment is for 3 years with two one year option periods.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 500 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Contract for 3 years with two one year option periods.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

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

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: These will be supplied in the PQQ (if deemed necessary) and/or ITT documentation.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(a) a list of the works carried out over the past five years, accompanied by certificates of satisfactory execution for the most important works. These certificates shall indicate the value, date and site of the works and shall specify whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade and properly completed. Where appropriate, the competent authority shall submit these certificates to the contracting authority direct
(b) a list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past three years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given: – where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issued or countersigned by the competent authority, – where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser’s certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator
(c) an indication of the technicians or technical bodies involved, whether or not belonging directly to the economic operator’s undertaking, especially those responsible for quality control and, in the case of public works contracts, those upon whom the contractor can call in order to carry out the work
(d) A description of the technical facilities and measures used by the supplier or service provider for ensuring quality and the undertaking’s study and research facilities
(e) Where the products or services to be supplied are complex or, exceptionally, are required for a special purpose, a check carried out by the contracting authorities or on their behalf by a competent official body of the country in which the supplier or service provider is established, subject to that body’s agreement, on the production capacities of the supplier or the technical capacity of the service provider and, if necessary, on the means of study and research which are available to it and the quality control measures it will operate
(f) The educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking’s managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work
(j) An indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
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: 5
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 will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

CTLBC/1978
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

1.12.2012 – 16:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

7.12.2012
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

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.Suppliers interested in working with the Ministry of Defence should register on the MOD Supplier Information Database (SID) Register, available at www.contracts.mod.uk. The MOD SID is a database of active and potential suppliers available to all MOD and UK Defence procurement personnel, and is the main supplier database of MOD Procurement organisations. Please note: the registration and publication of a company profile on the MOD SID does not mean or imply that the supplier has in any way been vetted or approved by the MOD. Suppliers wishing to compete for advertised MOD contracts must respond to any specific call for competition by submitting a separate expression of interest in accordance with the instructions of the purchasing organisation.

Advertising Regime OJEU:- This contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU),the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk GO Reference: GO-2012111-DCB-4359253.

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

DE&S Commercial, C&C HOCS CM3
Level 2 Room 2.1.02, Kentigern House, 65 Brown Street
G2 8EX Glasgow
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: DES-Comrcl-CC-HOCS-CM3@mod.uk
Telephone: +44 1412242460
Fax: +44 1412242669

Body responsible for mediation procedures

DE&S Commercial, C&C

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:1.11.2012