UKRI Occupational Health Services Tender
UK Shared Business Services, on behalf of the UK Research and Innovation wishes to establish a contract for the provision of occupational health services.
United Kingdom-Swindon: Health services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
NUTS code: UKK14 Swindon
Postal code: SN2 1FL
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Professional Services
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) Occupational Health Services
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
UK Shared Business Services (UK SBS), on behalf of the UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) wishes to establish a contract for the provision of occupational health services.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The aim of the tender exercise is to award a contract for the provision of occupational health services for 3 years with the optional annual extension for up to 2 years (3 + 1 + 1) from commencement of the contract.
To enable UKRI, to fulfil their obligations to employees, it is UKRI policy to provide a safe working environment and to employ best practice to ensure the health, safety and welfare of their workforces. Employees are predominantly office based with some degree of external travel within the UK and abroad. In addition to the Polaris House, Swindon Campus, Medical Research Council (MRC) has staff located at MRC Harwell Institute, which comprises the following units: Mammalian Genetics Unit (MGU), Mary Lyon Centre (MLC), and Centre for Macaques (CFM). In addition, occupational health provision will be for the employees with MRC at the Research Complex at Harwell (RCAH).
MRC Harwell and RCAH are located at Harwell Campus, Oxfordshire, and CFM is based at the Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL) site, located in Salisbury, Wiltshire. Employees located at CFM currently attend the Harwell campus for occupational health appointments. UKRI has a small number of staff located at a site in Keyworth, Nottinghamshire and also has staff located at Victoria Embankment, London. Research England has staff located in Bristol. NC3Rs has staff based in Euston Road, London. MRC London Head Office, to be located at 30 Stamford Street, Southbank (currently based at 58 Victoria Embankment, London). Innovate UK staff are predominately field based across the UK. Home and field-based staff will attend the nearest supplier site and they must also have the option for telephone consultations.
All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, for procurement values that exceed Regulation 5 (Threshold amounts). This procurement will be managed electronically via the e-sourcing portal Delta. The contracting authority expressly reserves the right
(i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; and
(ii) to make whatever change sit may see fit to the content and structure of the procurement; and in no circumstances will the contracting authority be liable for any costs incurred by any supplier.
The contracting authority shall utilise the Delta eSourcing Procurement Tool available at https://uksbs.delta-esourcing.com/ to conduct this procurement. All enquiries with respect to problems or functionality within the tool may be submitted to Delta eSourcing on 0845 270 7050. Please utilise the messaging system within thee-sourcing tool at the above link. Please note this is a free self-registration website and this can be done by completing the online questionnaire at https://uksbs.delta-esourcing.com/ Once you are logged into the system you will be able to link yourself into this procurement using the Access Code: FFDC6TT88Y.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Initial 3 years with the optional annual extension for up to 2 years (3 + 1 + 1) from commencement of the contract.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
If the contracting authority decides to enter into a contract with the successful supplier, this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of Bidders. See Section I.3) for access to procurement documentation.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is an ongoing requirement for occupational health and will be re-tendered following the end of this contract.
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
To respond to this opportunity please log in to www.delta-esourcing.com and enter the following access code FFDC6TT88Y.
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: