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Suffolk County Council has a need for a lone worker and personal safety service for groups of employees. Under the resultant single vendor framework, the supplier will offer a full range of cost effective solutions to cover all risk ...

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Suffolk County Council
Endeavour House, Russell Road
Ipswich
IP1 2BX
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1473260232
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.suffolksourcing.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.suffolksourcing.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.suffolksourcing.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Lone Worker and Personal Safety Service.

Reference number: CD1167
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71317200
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Suffolk County Council has a need for a lone worker and personal safety service for groups of employees.

Under the resultant single vendor framework, the supplier will offer a full range of cost effective solutions to cover all risk profiles to include monitoring of all live devices/solutions, appropriate intervention 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year and training.

This opportunity is available in the ‘Current Tenders’ area of portal. Interested parties are invited to express their interest to gain full access to the tender documentation.

The deadline date for submissions of the tender is noon on 21.8.2017. Please note late returns will not be permitted

The deadline for clarification questions is 17:00 hours on 8.8.2017 which must be generated via the correspondence option on the website.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP
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)
71317200
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Suffolk County Council is putting in place a collaborative Framework Agreement for use by Suffolk County Council, including any trading organisations wholly owned by the Council; arm's length bodies established by the Council and other public contracting authorities within geographical boundaries of the East of England, including Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Luton, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Southend-on-Sea, Thurrock and Essex including but not limited to district and borough councils; other County Councils; Police; Fire and Rescue Services; Ambulance Service, Probation Service; Health Authorities; Voluntary and Community Sector; Higher and Further Educational establishments; Schools; Free schools, Academies and Pupil Referral Units.

Suffolk County Council has a need for a lone worker and personal safety service for groups of employees including:

- Social Workers (SWs) and Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHPs)

- Youth Offending Service (YOS) workers

- Trading Standards Officers

- Highways

- Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS)

- Fire Safety, Fire Prevention and Protection

Under the resultant single vendor framework, the supplier will offer a full range of cost effective solutions to cover all risk profiles to include monitoring of all live devices/solutions, appropriate intervention 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year and training.

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
Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/11/2017
End: 31/10/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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
Framework agreement with a single operator
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not applicable
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 089-158266
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 21/08/2017
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
Tender must be valid until: 01/11/2017
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 21/08/2017
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Electronically via www.suffolksourcing.uk

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
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:

Suffolk County Council is putting in place a collaborative Framework Agreement for use by Suffolk County Council, including any trading organisations wholly owned by the Council; arm's length bodies established by the Council and other public contracting authorities within geographical boundaries of the East of England, including Peterborough, Cambridgeshire, Norfolk, Suffolk, Luton, Bedfordshire, Hertfordshire, Southend-on-Sea, Thurrock and Essex including but not limited to district and borough councils; other County Councils; Police; Fire and Rescue Services; Ambulance Service, Probation Service; Health Authorities; Voluntary and Community Sector; Higher and Further Educational establishments; Schools; Free schools, Academies and Pupil Referral Units.

The establishment of this framework agreement is for the provision of a lone worker and personal safety service for groups of employees within Suffolk County Council including:

- Social Workers (SWs) and Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHPs).

- Youth Offending Service (YOS) workers.

- Trading Standards Officers.

- Highways.

- Suffolk Fire and Rescue Service (SFRS).

- Fire Safety, Fire Prevention and Protection.

Under the resultant single vendor framework, the supplier will offer a full range of cost effective solutions to cover all risk profiles to include monitoring of all live devices/solutions, appropriate intervention 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year and training.

Estimated value excluding VAT: up to 2 000 000 GBP

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Suffolk County Council
Endeavour House, 8 Russell Road
Ipswich
IP1 2BX
United Kingdom
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:
17/07/2017