Training Estate Services – Crown Commercial Service Framework Agreement

Training Estate Services – Crown Commercial Service Framework Agreement

National Framework Agreement for the provision of training estate services for use by the Ministry of Defence and its agencies.

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Building and facilities management services

2019/S 220-539992

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
Postal address: 9th Floor, The Capital Building, Old Hall Street
Town: Liverpool
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: L3 9PP
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: supplier@crowncommercial.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3450103503
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.gov.uk/ccs

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://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Training Estate Services

Reference number: RM6155

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79993000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Crown Commercial Services (CCS), the Authority, is putting into place a single lot national framework agreement for the provision of training estate services for use by the Ministry of Defence, its agencies including Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) and other UK public sector bodies and future successor organisations, which include Central Government Departments, arms length bodies and agencies, NDPBs, NHS and local authorities. CCS aims to allow procuring departments the ability to enter into call-off contracts of various sizes and complexity.

We will be hosting a webinar to provide a brief overview of CCS, the Training estate services framework and the bidding process on 21.11.19. To register your interest, please send an email to trainingestate@crowncommercial.gov.uk stating your organisation and the names and email addresses of the attendees.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000 000.00 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)

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II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This framework agreement offers the provision of training estate services across a number of training estates of various sizes and complexity for predominately the Ministry of Defence (MoD), its agencies including Defence Infrastructure Organisation (DIO) and other UK public sector bodies who have requirements to use and maintain training estates.

The range of services required by training estates include, but are not limited to:

— building and facilities management services,

— facilities management services involving computer operation,

— land management services,

— construction work,

— construction work for military buildings and installations,

— technical services,

— catering services,

— cleaning services,

— refuse and waste related services,

— cleaning and sanitation services.

There is also the potential for an international requirement.

More information on the DIO’s training estate can be found on their website: https://www.gov.uk/guidance/defence-infrastructure-organisation-and-the-defence-training-estate

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 80
Cost criterion – Name: Price / Weighting: 20

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

A framework contract will be awarded to 6 bidders.

The maximum number of bidders for this framework may increase where two (2) or more bidders have tied scores in last position only.

We also reserve the right to award a framework to any bidders whose final score is within 1 % of the last position, the last position is 6th position.

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:

Bidders will be assessed in accordance with Section 5 of the 2015 Public Contract Regulations (implementing

The Directive) on the basis of information provided in response to an Invitation to Tender (‘ITT’) registering for

Access.

Once registered on the BravoSolution portal, you will be able to express your interest in this procurement. Your registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done.

Note: if you require additional users from your organisation to see the (ITT), do not repeat the above as this will create a new separate account; instead the registered user can add additional users to the existing account via Profile, User Management, Users expressing an interest.

To express your interest in this procurement:

1) Login to the BravoSolution eSourcing Suite portal: https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk

2) On the dashboard there is a quick links portlet, click on My ITTs;

3) On the next screen click on ITTs open to all suppliers;

4) The RM6155 training estate services bid pack will be displayed.

Note: there may also be other events listed on here. Click on the RM6155 training estate services;

5) Click on Express Interest at the top of the next screen;

6) You can now access the published documents in the BravoSolution portal.

For assistance please contact the eSourcing help-desk operated by BravoSolution by email at:

help@bravosolution.co.uk or by telephone at: 0345 0103503.

Responses must be submitted by the date stated in IV.2.2) of this contract notice.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Bidders will be assessed in accordance with the invitation to tender (ITT), CCS may take into account the following information:

— a statement of turnover, profit and loss account/income statement, balance sheet/statement of financial position and statement of cash flow for the most recent period of trading,

— forecast financial statements and cash for the current year and a bank letter outlining the current cash and credit position and/or

— an alternative means of demonstrating financial status.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

We will use a credit reference agency (Dun and Bradstreet) to obtain a financial risk score (D&B Failure Score) for you and any members of your consortium or any nominated guarantor(s).

If the financial risk score associated with the framework is 75 or more, or there is an equivalent international score, you will receive a Pass for this question.

If the score is less than 75 or no financial risk score is available then we will ask for copies of your financial statements, audited if applicable, for the 2 most recent years.

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

Open 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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 087-209004

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

Date: 13/12/2019
Local time: 15:00
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

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

Date: 13/12/2019
Local time: 15:01

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:

The values provided in Sections (ii) (1.5) and (ii) (2.4) are only estimates. We cannot guarantee any business through the framework contract.

As part of this contract notice the following documents can be accessed at:

https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/cb73eac8-4484-4415-8251-e4499941f4b7

1) Contract notice transparency information for the agreement;

2) Contract notice authorised customer list;

3) Rights reserved for CCS framework.

CCS considers the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 will not apply at framework level. We encourage bidders to take their own advice on whether TUPE is likely to apply, in particular circumstances of the call-off due diligence accordingly.

On 2.4.2014 Government introduced its Government Security Classifications (GSC) scheme which replaced Government Protective Marking Scheme (GPMS). A key aspect is the reduction in the number of security classifications used. All bidders should make themselves aware of the changes as it may impact on this requirement.The link below to Gov.uk provides information on the GSC at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-security-classifications

Cyber Essentials Plus is a mandatory requirement for Central Government contracts which involve handling personal information or provide certain ICT products and services. The Government is taking steps to reduce the levels of cyber security risk in its supply chain through the Cyber Essentials Plus scheme. The scheme defines a set of controls which, when implemented, will provide organisations with protection from the most prevalent forms of threat coming from the internet. To participate in this procurement, bidders must be able to demonstrate they comply with the technical requirements prescribed by Cyber Essentials Plus.

This procurement will be managed electronically via the BravoSolution eSourcing tool. This will be the route for sharing all information and communicating with bidders. If you have recently registered on the BravoSolution portal for another CCS procurement you can use the same account for this new procurement. If not, you will first need to register your organisation on the portal.

To register, you will need to:

1) Go to the URL: https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk

2) Select the link ‘I am a new supplier user’;

3) Read and agree to the portal user agreement;

4) Complete the registration form, providing information including:

— the full legal name of your organisation,

— your company registration number,

— your DUNS number — a unique 9-digit number provided to organisations free of charge by Dun and Bradstreet,

— user and contact details.

Once you have registered on the BravoSolution eSourcing tool, you will be able to express your interest in this specific procurement. Your registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done.

Note: if you require additional users from your organisation to see the invitation to tender ITT, Do Not repeat the above process as this will create a new separate organisation account; instead the registered user can add additional users to the existing supplier organisation account via ‘User Management’ > ‘Manage Users’ > ‘Users’ > ‘Create’

Expressing an interest:

To express your interest in this procurement:

1) Login to the BravoSolution eSourcing Suite portal: https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk

2) On the dashboard select the link ITTs Open To All Suppliers;

3) On the ‘ITTs Open to All Suppliers’ webpage you will see 1 or more procurements listed, click on the procurement name you wish to access;

4) Click on Express Interest at the top of the next screen;

5) You can now access the published documents in the BravoSolution portal.

For assistance please contact the eSourcing Help-desk operated by BravoSolution by email at

help@bravosolution.co.uk or call 0800 0698630.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Crown Commercial Service
Postal address: 9th Floor, The Capital Building, Old Hall Street
Town: Liverpool
Postal code: L3 9PP
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Supplier@crowncommercial.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3450103503
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:

12/11/2019