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The Authority has a requirement for the delivery of poverty and social inclusion services. The Authority has been allocated a total of 170 000 GBP for the delivery of these services from 3.4.2017 to 31.12.2018 through the European Structural and ...

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Orkney Islands Council
Council Offices, School Place
Kirkwall
KW15 1NY
United Kingdom
Contact person: Denise Link
Telephone: +44 01856873535
E-mail:
Fax: +44 01856876158
NUTS code: UKM65

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.orkney.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00369

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: advice services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Delivery of Poverty and Social Inclusion Services.

Reference number: OIC/PROC/0584
II.1.2)Main CPV code
98300000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Authority has a requirement for the delivery of poverty and social inclusion services. The Authority has been allocated a total of 170 000 GBP for the delivery of these services from 3.4.2017 to 31.12.2018 through the European Structural and Investment Funds 2014-2020, the project must attract an addition 170 000 GBP in match funding.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 340 000.00 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)
98300000
98000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM65
Main site or place of performance:

Orkney Islands.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Authority has a requirement for the provision of delivery of poverty and social inclusion services from the 3.4.2017 to 31.12.2018 with an option to extend for a further 2 x 12 months (subject to the availability of funding).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Service Delivery / Weighting: 70
Quality criterion - Name: Match Funding / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 340 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 03/04/2017
End: 31/12/2018
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract has the option for 2 x 12 month extensions (subject to the availability of funding).

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: yes
Identification of the project: European Structural and Investment Funds 2014 — 2020.
II.2.14)Additional information

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

As detailed within ‘Appendix A To The Contract Notice For The Provision Of The Delivery of Poverty and Social Inclusion Services: Reference OIC/PROC/0584’.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

4B.5.1 - It is a requirement that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:

Employer's (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = 10 000 000 GBP.

Public Liability Insurance = 5 000 000 GBP.

Professional Indemnity Insurance = 250 000 GBP.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

As detailed within ‘Appendix A To The Contract Notice For The Provision Of The Delivery of Poverty and Social Inclusion Services: Reference OIC/PROC/0584’

Bidders should answer the following questions in section 4C of the ESPD which shall be scored in accordance with the weighting and scoring mechanism set out.

Question 4C.1.2 weighting 50 %.

Question 4C.8.1 weighting 15 %.

Question 4C.8.2 weighting 15 %.

Question 4C.9 weighting 20 %.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Questions 4C.1.2,Question 4C.8.1,Question 4C.8.2 and Question 4C.9 shall be marked 0-4 in accordance with the following markings scheme:

Score = 0 Unacceptable - Nil or inadequate response. Fails to demonstrate an ability to meet the requirement.

Score = 1 Poor - Response is partially relevant and poor. The response addresses some elements of the requirement but contains insufficient detail or explanation to demonstrate how the requirement will be fulfilled.

Score = 2 Acceptable - Response is relevant and acceptable. The response addresses a broad understanding of the requirement but may lack details on how the requirement will be fulfilled in certain areas.

Score = 3 Good - Response is relevant and good. The response is sufficiently detailed to demonstrate a good understanding and provides details on how the requirements will be fulfilled.

Score = 4 Excellent - Response is completely relevant and excellent overall. The response is comprehensive, unambiguous and demonstrates a thorough understanding of the requirement and provides details of how the requirement will be met in full.

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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 20/02/2017
Local time: 12:00
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 21/02/2017
Local time: 11:00
Place:

Procurement Office, Council Offices, School Place, Kirkwall, Orkney, KW15 1NY.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Tenders opened in the presence of a Councillor, Procurement Manager and Procurement Officer.

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:

Tenderers should complete the ESPD (Scotland) contained within the Invitation to Tender documentation referring to ‘Appendix A To The Contract Notice For The Provision Of The Delivery Of Poverty And Social Inclusion Services: Reference OIC/PROC/0548’.

The Council reserves the right to cancel the procurement at any stage and not award a Contract. The expenditure, work or effort undertaken by bidders prior to the award of any Contract is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of bidders.

Late tenders will not be considered by the Council.

An economic operator that suffers, or risks suffering loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or Court of Session.

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=478512

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

The Contracting Authority does not intend to include a sub-contract clause in this contract.

(SC Ref:478512)

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Orkney Islands Council
Council Offices, School Place
Kirkwall
KW15 1NY
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 01856873535
Fax: +44 01856876158

Internet address:http://www.orkney.gov.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:
18/01/2017