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Notice Summary

Title: United Kingdom-London: Life Support Services
Document Ref: 341255-2019
Published By: Foreign And Commonwealth Office
Document Source:  OJEU Tender
Date Published: 19 July 2019
Deadline Date: 14 August 2019
Document Type: Contract Notice - Restricted Procedure

Notice Abstract

The provision of a range of services in Kabul, Mogadish and Kabul.

Notice Details

CONTRACT NOTICE FOR CONTRACTS IN THE FIELD OF DEFENCE AND SECURITY

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1)

Name, Address and Contact Point(s)


Foreign and Commonwealth Office

King Charles Street

London

SW1A 2AH

UK

Joslin Kathy


katherine.joslin@fco.gov.uk


www.gov.uk/fco

https://fco.bravosolution.co.uk

https://fco.bravosolution.co.uk

https://fco.bravosolution.co.uk
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I.2)

Type of contracting Authority and Main Activity or Activities

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No

Section II: Object of the Contract

II.1)

Description

II.1.1)

Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority

The Foreign and Commonwealth Office Current Life Support Services (LSS) Contracts for Kabul, Baghdad and Mogadishu will expire on 31.1.2020.

II.1.2)

Type of service contract

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Main site or location of works, place of delivery or performance

This services will take place in Mogadishu, Baghdad and Kabul.


UK

II.1.3)

Information on framework agreement

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II.1.4)

Information on framework agreement (if applicable)

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Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged

Duration of the framework agreement

Justification for a framework agreement the duration of which exceeds seven years

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Frequency and value of the contracts to be awarded

II.1.5)

Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

The provision of a range of services in Kabul, Mogadish and Kabul.

II.1.6)

Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV)

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90910000

II.1.7)

Information about subcontracting

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II.1.8)

Division into lots

No

II.1.9)

Will variants be accepted

No

II.2)

Quantity or Scope of the Contract

II.2.1)

Total quantity or scope

Life Support Services or LSS consist of a variety of services for British Diplomats and other British Civil Servants based at our Embassies in these 3 countries.

The contract term shall be for 3 years with an option to extend for an additional year and an optional further year after that (3+1+1)

The range of services may include: catering, cooking, serving, cleaning, laundry, gardening, pest management, provision of a coffee shop, bar services and specifically in Kabul, generator maintenance. There is also a need for the successful Tenderer to provide vehicle maintenance (suitably qualified mechanics) for armoured cars and a medical centre in Kabul and Baghdad (UK registered nurses).

In Mogadishu, the services are more extensive but do not include a medical centre.

II.2.2)

Information about options

Provisional timetable for recourse to these options

II.2.3)

Information about renewals



12

II.3)

Duration of the contract or limit for completion

36

Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial and Technical Information

III.1)

Conditions Relating to the Contract

III.1.1)

Deposits and guarantees required

III.1.2)

Main Terms of financing and payment and/or reference to the relevant provisions

III.1.3)

Legal form to be taken by the grouping of suppliers, contractors or service providers to whom the contract is to be awarded

III.1.4)

Other particular conditions to which the performance of the contract is subject

III.1.5)

Information about security clearance


III.2)

Conditions for Participation

III.2.1)

Personal situation



Suppliers instructions how to express interest in this tender:

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 email 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 onscreen 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.




Suppliers instructions how to express interest in this tender:

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 email 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 onscreen 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 standing



Refer to PQQ_758 on the FCO Procurement Portal,

Further information on how to access is included later on in this notice.






Refer to PQQ_758 on the FCO Procurement Portal,

Further information on how to access is included later on in this notice.




III.2.3)

Technical and/or professional capacity



Refer to PQQ_758 on the FCO Procurement Portal,

Further information on how to access is included later on in this notice.






Refer to PQQ_758 on the FCO Procurement Portal,

Further information on how to access is included later on in this notice.




III.2.4)

Reserved contracts

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III.3)

Conditions Specific to Service Contracts

III.3.1)

Is provision of the service reserved to a specific profession?

No

III.3.2)

Will legal entities be required to state the names and professional qualifications of the personnel responsible for the execution of the service?

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)

Type of Procedure

IV.1.1)

Type of Procedure


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Justification for the choice of accelerated 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

During the PQQ stage, the intention is to arrive at a short list of a minimum of 5 qualified potential providers for formal invitation to tender following the evaluation of submitted questionnaires in accordance with the evaluation criteria published in the documents including mandatory standard questionnaire pass/fail questions.

IV.1.3)

Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

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IV.2)

Award Criteria

No


Yes

No

IV.2.2)

An electronic auction will be used

No

IV.3 Administrative Information

IV.3.1)

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

CPG/3410/2019

IV.3.2)

Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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Other previous publications

IV.3.3)

Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents



 


IV.3.4)

Time-limit for requests to participate

 14-08-2019  12:00

IV.3.5)

Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

 15-07-2019

IV.3.6)

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

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Section VI: Complimentary Information

VI.1)

Indicate whether this procurement is a recurrent one and the Estimated timing for further notices to be published


VI.2)

Does the contract relate to a Project/Programme financed by Community Funds?

No



VI.3)

Additional Information

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.

Once registered on the FCO procurement portal (fco.bravosolution.co.uk), please search for Project_2052 / PQQ_667.

Registration takes approximately 5 mins and is free of charge.

VI.4)

Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)

Body responsible for appeal procedures










Body responsible for mediation procedures










VI.4.2)

Lodging of appeals

VI.4.3)

Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained










VI.5)

Dispatch date of this Notice

 14-07-2019