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This Contract opportunity is for the Provision of Airfield Wildlife Control Services at three RAF Stations in Scotland - RAF Kinloss, RAF Leuchars and RAF Lossiemouth.

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Ministry of Defence, C&C, Other
Nimrod Building, 3 Site, RAF High Wycombe, Naphill
High Wycombe
HP14 4UE
United Kingdom
Contact person: Daniel Strange
Telephone: +44 01494494463
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKJ1

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.contracts.mod.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.contracts.mod.uk/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
Defence

Section II: Object

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

Provision of Airfield Wildlife Control Services - Scottish Region.

Reference number: ACT/04573
II.1.2)Main CPV code
90700000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

This Contract opportunity is for the Provision of Airfield Wildlife Control Services at three RAF Stations in Scotland - RAF Kinloss, RAF Leuchars and RAF Lossiemouth.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000.00 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)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This procurement opportunity is for the Provision of Airfield Wildlife Control Services at RAF Kinloss, RAF Leuchars and RAF Lossiemouth. It is expected that any prospective Tenderer will have previous experience of providing Airfield Wildlife / Bird Control Services at either civilian and/or military airports, although experience within a domestic setting will also be considered.

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: 1 500 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/04/2018
End: 31/03/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 3
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The awarded Contract will be for a period of 3 years. However, there will be 2 additional Option periods (each for a period of 1 year) available at the discretion of the Authority to extend the Contract period.

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

This procurement carries a cyber risk level of very low. All Tenderers will have to complete a Supplier Assurance Questionnaire (SAQ) at the Invitation To Tender (ITT) stage. Instructions on how to complete this will be given in the ITT documents.

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:

It is expected that any prospective Tenderer will have had previous experience with providing Bird / Airfield Wildlife Control at military and/or civilian airports although experience of Bird Control within a domestic setting will also be considered.

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.1.5)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:

This requirement will be subject to TUPE and data from the current provider on those employed under the current contract will be provided to those selected to bid for the requirement.

The Contract resulting from this competition will be based on MOD Standard Contracting template SC3+.

Electronic trading Statement: Potential suppliers must note the mandatory requirement for electronic trading using the Contracting, Purchasing and Finance (CP&F) electronic procurement tool. All payments for Contractor Deliverables under the Contract shall only be made via CP&F. You can find details on CP&F at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/mod-contracting-purchasing-and-finance-e-procurement-system

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
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 08/09/2017
Local time: 23:59
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 25/09/2017
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
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement. The Authority reserves the right to amend any condition related to security of information to reflect any changes in national law or government policy. If any contract documents are accompanied by instructions on safeguarding classified information (e.g. a Security Aspects Letter), the Authority reserves the right to amend the terms of these instructions to reflect any changes in national law or government policy, whether in respect of the applicable protective marking scheme, specific protective markings given, the aspects to which any protective marking applies, or otherwise. The link below to the Gov.uk website provides information on the Government Security Classification.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-security-classifications

Advertising Regime OJEU: This contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU), the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk

This requirement carries a cyber risk level of very low.

Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity.

The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on http://www.contracts.mod.uk

You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage.

Suppliers must log in, go to your Response Manager and add the following Access Code: FA7K358KS4.

Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.

The deadline for submitting your response(s) is detailed within this contract notice, you will also have visibility of the deadline date, once you have added the Access code via DCO as the opening and closing date is visible within the opportunity.

Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this opportunity prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents.

If you experience any difficulties please refer to the online Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ’s) or the User Guides or contact the MOD DCO Helpdesk by emailing or Telephone 0800 282 324.

GO Reference: GO-201781-DCB-10744689.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Ministry of Defence, C&C, Other
Nimrod Building, 3 Site, RAF High Wycombe, Naphill
High Wycombe
HP14 4UE
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 01494494463
E-mail:

Internet address:www.contracts.mod.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Ministry of Defence, C&C, Other
Nimrod Building, 3 Site, RAF High Wycombe, Naphill
High Wycombe
HP14 4UE
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 01494494463
E-mail:

Internet address:www.contracts.mod.uk

VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Ministry of Defence, C&C, Other
Nimrod Building, 3 Site, RAF High Wycombe, Naphill
High Wycombe
HP14 4UE
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 01494494463
E-mail:

Internet address:www.contracts.mod.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
01/08/2017