University of Bedfordshire Security Tender
The University of Bedfordshire is seeking to appoint an operator to provide security services, for its Luton, Bedford and other campuses as required.
United Kingdom-Luton: Security services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Telephone: +44 1582743315
Fax: +44 1582743330
NUTS code: UKH2Internet address(es):Main address: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofbedfordshire/Address of the buyer profile: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofbedfordshire/
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The University of Bedfordshire is seeking to appoint an operator to provide security services, for its Luton, Bedford and other campuses as required. The service requirements include (but are not limited to) guarding, patrolling, access control, monitoring and responding, incident management, first aid, investigations, reporting, risk and threat analysis, premises and site control. The service should ensure the safety of the student and staff population, while ensuring the prevention of unauthorised access to the University premises and adequate protection of all persons and equipment on the premises. Significant investment would be a key feature of this partnership and is reflected in the length of the contract (ten years) with break options in years 3 and 6.
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:
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
The University reserves the right to extend the contract by two (2) years in one (1) year increments subject to satisfactory performance.
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Tenderers will be required to register on the University e-tendering system https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofbedfordshire/. Once registered access to the documentation will be granted with all the information.
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
Meet the standards laid down by the Security Industry Authority (or equivalent). Must have the requirements for security duties as detailed in the tender documentation including (but not limited to) fire prevention duties, use of communication equipment, first aid response and management, equal opportunities law and practice and use of IT Systems. SIA-endorsed Level 2 award for working as Door Supervisors (or equivalent), SIA-endorsed Level 2 award for working as CCTV Operator (Public Space Surveillance)(or equivalent)/SIA Static Guard Licence (or equivalent). Guards must be screened to BSIA (or equivalent) and have a valid full driving licence. Guards must meet all legislative//industry requirements and have a first aid qualification.
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
Key performance indicators and contract management requirements are listed in the invitation to tender document on the University Procurement website: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofbedfordshire.
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
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.2.3)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:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
At end of contract period.
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Purchase orders will be issued through the University Finance System. Payments will be made by BACS.
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Capital Building, Old Hall Street
The University will incorporate a standstill period from the date when the information on the award of the contract(s) is communicated to the tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10(TEN) calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to take any action they deem necessary should they feel aggrieved, before any contract is entered into. Part 3 of the Public Contract Regulations provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the regulations, to take action in the High Court (England and Wales). Any such action must be brought within applicable limitation periods.
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Capital Building, Old Hall Street
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: