Tender for Drug and Alcohol Screening Services

Tender for Drug and Alcohol Screening Services

To ensure that NGN are provided with a robust alcohol and drug testing process for pre-employment testing.

United Kingdom-Leeds: Health and social work services

2020/S 204-497667

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Northern Gas Networks
Postal address: Northern Gas Operations Ltd 1100 Century Way
Town: Leeds
NUTS code: UKE42 Leeds
Postal code: LS15 8TU
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Rebecca Rowley
E-mail: rrowley@northerngas.co.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.northerngasnetworks.co.uk/

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.northerngasnetworks.co.uk/procurement
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.6)Main activity

Production, transport and distribution of gas and heat

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Drug and Alcohol Screening Services

 

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000 Health and social work services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Northern Gas Networks are running this tender to ensure that NGN are provided with a robust alcohol and drug testing process for pre-employment testing (both on NGN sites and at clinic locations across NGN’s network), random testing (on NGN sites) and with-cause testing (24/7 service, 365 days per year on NGN sites).

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

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

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE42 Leeds

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Northern Gas Networks are running this tender to ensure that NGN are provided with a robust alcohol and drug testing process for pre-employment testing (both on NGN sites and at clinic locations across NGN’s network), random testing (on NGN sites) and with-cause testing (24/7 service, 365 days per year on NGN sites). NGN’s requirements are that a standard testing procedure is undertaken including an appropriate chain of custody. This involves an NGN employee signing a disclaimer, notifying the nurse of any medication being taken, testing for illegal drugs with a urine sample and an alcohol breath test (English/Welsh legal limit for driving which is 35ug% per 100 ml of breath. The chain of custody relates to the records kept on the sample through the entire process, to guarantee the integrity and identity of the specimen from collection to test results.

 

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: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

4 x 1-year extension provisions.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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 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.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 05/11/2020
Local time: 09:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Northern Gas Networks
Town: Leeds
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

15/10/2020