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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Inverness: Consultancy for ATM, ATE and Airport Operations
Document Ref:
432291-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd
Date Published:
13 September 2019
Deadline Date:
15 October 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
Yes
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Notice Abstract

Appointment of a panel of suppliers for the provision of technical and business support to Highland and Islands Airports Ltd air traffic management, air traffic engineering and airport operations and to projects and programmes such as the air traffic management strategy programme.

Notice Details

Contract notice – utilities

Directive 2014/25/EU - Utility Directive

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd

Head Office, Inverness Airport

Inverness

IV2 7JB

UK

Contact person: Jennifer Marshall

Telephone: +44 1463701680

E-mail: atms@hial.co.uk

Fax: +44 1667464300

NUTS: UKM6

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.hial.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA13542

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


I.6) Main activity

Airport-related activities

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Consultancy for ATM, ATE and Airport Operations

Reference number: HIA-F01195

II.1.2) Main CPV code

71621000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Appointment of a panel of suppliers for the provision of technical and business support to Highland and Islands Airports Ltd air traffic management, air traffic engineering and airport operations and to projects and programmes such as the air traffic management strategy programme.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 5 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for maximum 11 lots

Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 10

The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Any combination of Lots 1 to 9;

Lot 10 may be combined with any of Lots 1 to 5.

HIAL reserves the right not to award a contract for Lot 10 to any supplier who has not been awarded a contract for one of Lots 1 to 5.

Lot 11 may not be combined with any other lot.

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

Regulatory, Policy, Planning and Strategy Support

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

71311200

79410000

79411000

79412000

79000000

79710000

71241000

73420000

79314000

79140000

79311000

72150000

72322000

71600000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM6

Main site or place of performance:

Inverness

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

This Lot incorporates support for Regulatory, Policy and Planning activities, including but not limited to the following types of Services and/or Deliverables:

— Support for the introduction of controlled airspace under CAP1616 (other than airspace change proposals connected to instrument flight procedures which are included in Lot 8 below),

— Airspace design,

— Strategy and policy advice and support in connection with regulatory requirements (e.g. UK CAA, EASA) and standards (e.g. EUROCAE),

— Consideration and advice on implementation of strategies emanating from SESAR, CANSO and ICAO on all aspects of air traffic management,

— Feasibility studies and recommendations for internal re-structuring and improvement,

— Advice on data and digitisation,

— Support to identify and develop innovative technical solutions to optimise a more flexible and improved ATM/CNS architecture,

— Independent audits or surveys to confirm compliance with regulatory requirements, company policy and/or industry best practice,

— Advice on security of aerodromes, towers, and remote air traffic management centre.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 96

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The framework initial period is 4 years. The framework may be extended by two periods of two years (Maximum duration 8 years).

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Yes

II.2.14) Additional information

This framework may be used in connection with future projects which may be financed by European or UK research Funds.

Lot No: 2

II.2.1) Title

Procurement Support for Air Traffic Engineering (ATE), Air Traffic Services (ATS) and Airport Operations

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79418000

72224000

71356300

73430000

79419000

71242000

71248000

79421000

79421200

71356400

71243000

71244000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM6

UKM71

Main site or place of performance:

Inverness

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

This Lot incorporates the following services:

— Determine end-user and system requirements:

— Develop contract specifications,

— Support and preparation of procurement documents,

— Support for evaluation of tenders,

— Project management for procurement projects.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 96

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The framework initial period is 4 years. The framework may be extended by two periods of two years (Maximum duration 8 years).

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Yes

II.2.14) Additional information

This framework may be used in connection with future projects which may be financed by European or UK research Funds.

Lot No: 3

II.2.1) Title

Safety Cases and Assessments

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79417000

22473000

71350000

71356000

71600000

71356200

71356300

71621000

71632000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM6

UKM71

Main site or place of performance:

Inverness

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

This Lot incorporates the following services:

— Development of and/or support to safety assessments and safety cases,

— Review and assurance of safety case materials supplied by third parties,

— Strategic advice and innovation in the delivery of safety evidence and associated arguments.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 96

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The framework initial period is 4 years. The framework may be extended by two periods of two years (Maximum duration 8 years).

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Yes

II.2.14) Additional information

This framework may be used in connection with future projects which may be financed by European or UK research Funds.

Lot No: 4

II.2.1) Title

Safety Systems, Culture and Performance

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79417000

80330000

80550000

63731000

79400000

80532000

34962230

79313000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM6

UKM71

Main site or place of performance:

Inverness

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

This Lot incorporates the following services:

— Conduct measurements of Safety Culture and make recommendations to improve safety systems and safety performance,

— Recommend improvements to business performance and operational capability,

— Advise on the implementation of safety systems to enhance HIAL's performance,

— Benchmarking of Safety Management Systems

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 96

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The framework initial period is 4 years. The framework may be extended by two periods of two years (Maximum duration 8 years).

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Yes

II.2.14) Additional information

This framework may be used in connection with future projects which may be financed by European or UK research Funds.

Lot No: 5

II.2.1) Title

Human Factors Assessments

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

71621000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM6

UKM71

Main site or place of performance:

Inverness

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

This Lot incorporates the following services:

— Provide support in the assessment of human factors impact on HIAL's operations,

— Carry out human factors assessments in support of the delivery of HIAL’s ATMS programme, which involves significant innovation and solutions which may be new to the UK regulatory environment.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 96

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The framework initial period is 4 years. The framework may be extended by two periods of two years (Maximum duration 8 years).

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Yes

II.2.14) Additional information

This framework may be used in connection with future projects which may be financed by European or UK research Funds.

Lot No: 6

II.2.1) Title

Data and Networking Consultancy for ATM, ATE and Airport Operations

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

71311200

71316000

72100000

71600000

72110000

72221000

72150000

72130000

72246000

72315000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM6

UKM71

Main site or place of performance:

Inverness

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Data and Networking consultancy for Feasibility work and design of network topology for CNS.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 96

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The framework initial period is 4 years. The framework may be extended by two periods of two years (Maximum duration 8 years).

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Yes

II.2.14) Additional information

This framework may be used in connection with future projects which may be financed by European or UK research Funds.

Lot No: 7

II.2.1) Title

Cybersecurity Consultancy for ATM, ATE and Airport Operations

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

72315000

72600000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM6

UKM71

Main site or place of performance:

Inverness

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

This Lot incorporates the following services:

— Recommendations and proposals in connection with Cybersecurity controls under CAP1574,

— Cybersecurity audit and assurance for ATM.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 96

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The framework initial period is 4 years. The framework may be extended by two periods of two years (Maximum duration 8 years).

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Yes

II.2.14) Additional information

This framework may be used in connection with future projects which may be financed by European or UK research Funds.

Lot No: 8

II.2.1) Title

Air Traffic Engineering Consultancy

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

71311240

71330000

71350000

71300000

79421000

79421100

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM6

UKM71

Main site or place of performance:

Inverness

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

13.1. HIAL’s principal requirements for ATE Services are satisfied under a term contract for engineering and maintenance services. This Lot includes additional services for ATE consultancy and project services which are outwith the scope of, or cannot be provided under the term engineering contract.

This Lot incorporates the following services:

— Independent consultant support on air traffic engineering related equipment and systems procurements,

— Development of conformity and interoperability assessment processes to demonstrate compliance with applicable regulations for a wide range of ATM/CNS systems,

— Fixed term management support services for ATE/CNS related systems and service provision,

— Advice on the delivery and procurement of ATE/CNS engineering support services.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 96

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The framework initial period is 4 years. The framework may be extended by two periods of two years (Maximum duration 8 years).

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Yes

II.2.14) Additional information

This framework may be used in connection with future projects which may be financed by European or UK research Funds.

Lot No: 9

II.2.1) Title

Instrument Flight Procedures (including associated airspace change proposals)

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

63731000

60400000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM6

UKM71

Main site or place of performance:

Inverness

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

14.1. This Lot incorporates the following services:

— 5 Yearly Instrument Flight Procedure Reviews,

— Migration of RNAV MAP holds to full RNAV,

— Consultant support for conventional and RNAV procedures,

— Additional Instrument Flight Procedure for new navigation aids,

— Re-design of existing IFP using alternative or relocated navigation aids,

— Design of BaroVNAV procedures,

— Discrete procedures for FISO units;,

— Co-ordination of Formal Agreements as part of ADQ IR73/2010,

— Airspace change connected to IFP changes,

— Safeguarding (Carrying out and reviewing flight procedure impact assessments).

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 96

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The framework initial period is 4 years. The framework may be extended by two periods of two years (Maximum duration 8 years).

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Lot No: 10

II.2.1) Title

Secondment(s) to ATMS Programme

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

63732000

34962200

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM6

UKM71

Main site or place of performance:

Inverness

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Provision of secondee(s) to the ATMS programme to assist the ATC Project Manager in delivery of the ATMS programme;

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 96

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The framework initial period is 4 years. The framework may be extended by two periods of two years (Maximum duration 8 years).

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Lot No: 11

II.2.1) Title

Technical and Business Support for Air Traffic Management and Airport Operations (Minor Requirements)

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

71311200

71311300

71316000

71600000

71621000

72100000

72221000

72224000

73210000

73220000

72246000

72600000

79400000

79417000

79418000

79419000

34962230

63732000

63731000

71311240

79421000

79421100

71242000

79421200

71241000

73420000

79314000

79710000

79140000

79410000

79411000

79000000

79311000

72150000

72322000

72240000

71356300

73430000

71248000

71243000

71244000

71356400

71356000

22473000

71350000

71356200

71632000

80550000

63730000

80532000

79313000

72110000

72220000

72315000

71330000

71300000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM6

UKM71

Main site or place of performance:

Inverness.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

This lot incorporates all of the services described above in Lots 1 – 8. The maximum value of call-off contracts under this lot shall be 20 000 GBP.

Examples of the types of requirements that may be called-off under this lot include:

— responses to CAA and Department for Transport Public Consultations,

— preparation of responses to calls for evidence from CAA, Department for Transport and regulatory bodies,

— discrete benchmarking and audit exercises,

— research and development projects which have a defined, limited scope,

— safety surveys in response to identified trends,

— feasibility studies,

— drafting business cases and project briefs,

— support for smaller procurement procedures,

— project management for smaller projects,

— providing additional technical resources in periods of peak demand.

Suppliers must provide and keep updated a list supplier staff proposed for this lot, the service description under which that each member of supplier staff can provide services, and the specialisms of each member of supplier staff.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 96

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The framework initial period is 4 years. The framework may be extended by 2 periods of 2 years (maximum duration 8 years).

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: Yes

II.2.14) Additional information

This framework may be used in connection with future projects which may be financed by European or UK research Funds.

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:

The relevant selection criteria will be included in the ESPD Scotland module.

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.4) Objective rules and criteria for participation

As stated in the procurement documents.

III.1.6) Deposits and guarantees required:

Where a tenderer does not meet the minimum required standards of economic and financial standing, the tenderer may still be eligible for consideration where their submission is supported by a parent company, bank or other appropriate third party guarantee in form and substance satisfactory to HIAL.

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

As set out in the procurement documents.

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement with several operators.

Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 30

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 15/10/2019

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Tender must be valid until: 15/01/2020

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 15/10/2019

Local time: 12:00

Place:

Inverness.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

The electronic post-box will we opened by a member of HIAL staff after the closing date.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

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 https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=596947.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://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.

A sub-contract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2363

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

Suppliers for Lots 1 to 10 must submit a framework management plan which should describe how any community benefit measures proposed will enhance local communities and support the national economy in the provision of tangible community benefits.

Additional community benefit requirements may be included in call-off contracts.

(SC Ref:596947)

Download the ESPD document here: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=596947

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd

Head Office, Inverness Airport

Inverness

IV2 7JB

UK

Telephone: +44 1667462445

Fax: +44 1667464300

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.hial.co.uk

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

An economic operator that suffers, or risks suffering, loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under the Utilities Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2016 may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session.

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

12/09/2019

Current Notes