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Notice Summary

United Kingdom-Stirling: Radiological Habits Surveys
436162-2019
Scottish Environment Protection Agency
17 September 2019
15 October 2019
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
No

Notice Abstract

SEPA requires an experienced organisation to undertake 'Habits Surveys' around the nuclear licensed sites in Scotland as well as a survey along the Solway Firth.The requirement for the contract is to provide the site specific habits survey data for use in defining the greatest exposure pathways to the local population (i.e. a survey of those local habits that are likely to result in greater doses to individuals than the average local dose) which will assist SEPA in defining the representative person.

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Scottish Environment Protection Agency

Strathallan House, Castle Business Park

Stirling

FK9 4TZ

UK

Telephone: +44 1786457700

E-mail: fiona.kemp@sepa.org.uk

NUTS: UKM

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.sepa.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA11302

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

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 sent electronically to:

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

Other: NDPB

I.5) Main activity

Environment

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Provision of Services: Radiological Habits Surveys

Reference number: R19045OJEU

II.1.2) Main CPV code

90711500

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

SEPA requires an experienced organisation to undertake 'Habits Surveys' around the nuclear licensed sites in Scotland as well as a survey along the Solway Firth.

The requirement for the contract is to provide the site specific habits survey data for use in defining the greatest exposure pathways to the local population (i.e. a survey of those local habits that are likely to result in greater doses to individuals than the average local dose) which will assist SEPA in defining the representative person.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

90700000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM


Main site or place of performance:

Near various Nuclear sites around Scotland.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Together with the routine monitoring programme the habits survey programme provide the essential data for assessing the various doses received by members of the public due to exposure to radioactivity in the environment. The surveys will provide quantitative data on occupancy times and consumption rates of local food to be determined. These data will be used to determine the impact of authorised radioactive waste discharges on the local population. SEPA is required by the Scottish Government to ensure that no member of the public receives a dose of 1 millisievert per year.

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: 24

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

Options to extend for two periods of 12 months.

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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Bidders will required to have a minimum 'general' yearly turnover of 250 000 GBP for the last 3 years.

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: 10 000 000 GBP in respect of any one incident and unlimited in the number of claims,

— public liability insurance: 5 000 000 GBP in respect of any one incident and unlimited in the number of claims,

— professional indemnity insurance: 5 000 000 GBP in respect of any one incident and unlimited in the number of claims.

Bidders are required to meet the following financial ratios:

— acid test ratio: greater than 1,

— net profit/net sales: positive figure,

— net capital employed: positive figure.


III.2) Conditions related to the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

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: 10:00

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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 15/10/2019

Local time: 10:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: Yes

Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

4 years.

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 website at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=597551

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.

(SC Ref:597551)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Scottish Environment Protection Agency

Strathallan House, Castle Business Park

Stirling

FK9 4TZ

UK

Telephone: +44 1786457700

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.sepa.org.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

12/09/2019