Uninterruptible Power Supplies Tender
This framework will provide bespoke Uninterruptible Power Supplies to support a range of FCO Services designed products.
United Kingdom-Milton Keynes: Electrical machinery, apparatus, equipment and consumables; lighting
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
For the attention of: Joanna Campbell
MK19 7BH Milton Keynes
Telephone: +49 19085155257
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.fcoservices.gov.uk
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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 12: Architectural services; engineering services and integrated engineering services; urban planning and landscape engineering services; related scientific and technical consulting services; technical testing and analysis services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Coverage primarily on FCO and FCO Services Estate.
NUTS code UKJ12,UK
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 3
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 15 000 000 and 20 000 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
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
Description of particular conditions: Any contract awarded will be subject to the Contracting Authority’s conditions of contract.
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once).
— Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://fco.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register.
— Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’.
— Enter your correct business and user details.
— Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete.
— You will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (please keep this secure).
2. Express an Interest in the tender.
— Login to the portal with the username/password.
— Click the ‘PQQs/ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier).
— Click on the relevant PQQ/ITT to access the content.
— Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page.
— This will move the PQQ/ITT into your ‘My PQQs/My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only).
— You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ITT Details’ box.
3. Responding to the tender.
— Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining).
— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification.
— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the PQQ/ITT.
— There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available). You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page.
If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Further information will be set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire, copies of which are available on Bravo Solutions (Authority’s e tendering platform).
See the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Further information will be set out in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire, copies of which are available on Bravo Solutions (Authority’s e tendering platform).
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The legal and financial status of the contractors (including any key sub-contractors) together with their capacity.
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
(i) to cancel this procurement at any stage;
(ii) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; and
(iii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition.
In no circumstances will the Authority be liable for any costs incurred by bidders. It is the responsibility of applicants to ensure that they access the PQQ documentation promptly in order to give themselves sufficient time to provide a full and accurate response. The closing date for PQQ responses is provided in IV.3.4). Applications not submitted in the required form (or containing the requested information) via the eTendering system will not be considered. All communication shall be in English. Tenders, when invited, and all supporting documentation must be priced in Sterling and all payments under the contract will be in Sterling. Any contract or agreement resulting from the Tender will be expressed as a contract made in England according to English law and subject to the exclusive jurisdiction of the English courts.
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
MK17 8BH Milton Keynes
Body responsible for mediation procedures
MK19 7BH Milton Keynes
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
MK19 7BH Milton Keynes
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: