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NHS Grampian is undertaking this procurement for the provision of internal audit services, focussing on both financial and operational processes, taking into cognisance our strategic risks and assurances needed to fulfil our requirements within the ...

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
NHS Grampian
Summerfield House, 2 Eday Road
Aberdeen
AB15 6RE
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 8454566000
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKM50

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.nhsgrampian.org

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00200

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
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Health

Section II: Object

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

Provision of Internal Audit Services.

Reference number: OC005-16
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79212200
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

NHS Grampian is undertaking this procurement for the provision of internal audit services, focussing on both financial and operational processes, taking into cognisance our strategic risks and assurances needed to fulfil our requirements within the annual Governance Statement.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
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)
79212200
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM50
Main site or place of performance:

Aberdeen.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Internal Audit Services.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Optional 12 months extension.

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

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:

If required by the member state, bidders are required to be enrolled in the relevant professional or trade registers within the country in which they are established.

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

This section refers to Section B of Part IV of the ESPD (Scotland) and covers questions 4B.1 - 4B.6.1 of the ESPD (Scotland)and responses will be assessed on a pass/fail basis:

4B1.2 Bidders will be required to have an average yearly turnover of a minimum of 20 000 000 GBP for the last 3 years.

4B.2.2 Bidders will be required to have an average yearly turnover of a minimum of 10 000 000 GBP in the business area covered by the contract for the last 3 years.

4B.3 Where turnover information is not available for the time period requested, the bidder will be required to state the date on which they were set up or started trading.

4B.5.1 It is a requirement of this contract 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 5 000 000 GBP.

Public Liability Insurance 10 000 000 GBP.

Professional Indemnity Insurance 5 000 000 GBP.

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

4C.1.2 Bidders will be required to demonstrate that they have sufficient relevant experience to deliver the service as described in part II.2.4 of the OJEU Contract Notice. Bidders will required to provide examples of operation of a contract of similar size and complexity.

4C.3 Bidders will be required to provide details of the technical facilities and measures for ensuring quality and the study and research facilities used.

4C.6.1 The following educational and professional qualifications are held by its Managerial Staff. Membership of one of the following UK professional accountancy bodies:- Institute of Chartered Accountants In England and Wales (ICAEW); Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland (ICAS); Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (ACCA); Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA); Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

Tenderers must be registered with the Consultative Committee of Accountancy Bodies (CCAB)and hold membership of one of the following UK professional accountancy bodies:- Institute of Chartered Accountants In England and Wales (ICAEW); Institute of Chartered Accountants in Scotland (ICAS); Chartered Association of Certified Accountants (ACCA); Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy (CIPFA); Chartered Institute of Management Accounting (CIMA).

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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: 07/04/2017
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: 36 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 07/04/2017
Local time: 12:00

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:

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=478819

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.

(SC Ref:478819)

Download the ESPD document here: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=478819

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
NHS Grampian
Summerfield House, 2 Eday Road
Aberdeen
AB15 6RE
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 8454566000

Internet address:http://www.nhsgrampian.org

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:
06/03/2017