Minimum standards and qualification required
The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise. All suppliers who wish to participate in this opportunity must read the ITT/Specification document and submit a tender by the closing time and date. Tenders not submitted via the myTenders Portal may not be considered.
Any contracts awarded will be on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
The Contracting Authority does not bind itself to accept any tender and reserves the right to accept any part of the tender unless the tenderer expressly stipulates to the contrary. The Freedom of Information Act 2000 imposes a statutory obligation on public bodies to make information they are holding available on request. Potential tenderers should be aware of the Authority's obligations under the Act, whereby information provided by bidders in response to this advertisement may be requested by a third party.
The Contracting Authority expressly reserves the right (i) to require further information or clarification from an applicant before considering its response; (ii) to cancel this procurement at any stage; and (iii) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice.
Under no circumstances will Ofwat or any of their advisers, be liable for any costs or expenses borne by any supplier or any of its advisers in responding to this notice or at any stage in the process.
Interested suppliers must register their company with mytenders portal (website address: http://www.mytenders.org/). In order to tender for this requirement; suppliers are required to obtain a copy of the Invitation to tender/Specification document; which is available to download from the mytenders portal. If you require further assistance with the mytenders portal, please contact the mytenders help desk on 08445610670.
Tenders received by the closing date and time will be evaluated/assessed on the basis of the criteria as set out in the ITT/Specification.
Please note: tender submissions must be uploaded into the mytenders system by the closing time and date.
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 postbox closes precisely at the time stated.