Tender for Transcription, Translation and Interpreter Services

Tender for Transcription, Translation and Interpreter Services

Digital/tape transcription, court stenography, written translation and both telephone and face-to-face interpretation services.

United Kingdom-London: Translation services

2020/S 145-358167

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Financial Conduct Authority
Postal address: 12 Endeavour Square
Town: London
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: E20 1JN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Annika Karabanova
E-mail: FPSProcurement@fca.org.uk
Telephone: +44 2070661000
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.fca.org.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Translation-services./R2XJ45M6FB
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Transcription, Translation and Interpreter Services

Reference number: CON-20-069

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79530000 Translation services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is seeking to establish a contractual mechanism with one supplier to provide verbatim digital/tape transcription, court stenography, written translation and both telephone and face-to-face interpretation services to the FCA for a period of four (4) years, with the option to extend for a further one (1) year period, starting from the 1 January 2021.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000.00 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)

48740000 Foreign language translation software package
79540000 Interpretation services
75231100 Law-courts-related administrative services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is seeking to establish a contractual mechanism with one supplier to provide verbatim digital/tape transcription, court stenography, written translation and both telephone and face-to-face interpretation Services to the FCA for a period of four (4) years, with the option to extend for a further one (1) year period, starting from the 1 January 2021.

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

Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract is for a period of four (4) years, with the option to extend for a further one (1) year period, starting from the 1 January 2021. Ahead of the expiry of the contract (and extension if this is implemented) it is envisaged that a superseding contract will be offered for tender.

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

Envisaged minimum number: 5

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

To respond to this opportunity please click here: https://fca.delta-esourcing.com/respond/R2XJ45M6FB

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:

The supplier must be able to perform all required Services, namely verbatim digital/tape transcription, court stenography, written translation and both telephone and face-to-face interpretation services.

The supplier shall ensure that all translations shall be completed in accordance with the code of professional conduct of the ITI (Institute of Translation and Interpreting) or equivalents.

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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
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

Restricted procedure
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: 01/09/2020
Local time: 12:00

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

Date: 22/09/2020

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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

2025 or 2026 if 1 year extension option used.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

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.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://fca.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Translation-services./R2XJ45M6FB

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://fca.delta-esourcing.com/respond/R2XJ45M6FB

Go reference: GO-2020727-PRO-16885503

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Financial Conduct Authority
Postal address: 12 Endeavour Square
Town: London
Postal code: E20 1JN
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: FPSProcurement@fca.org.uk
Telephone: +44 2070661000Internet address: https://www.fca.org.uk/
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

27/07/2020