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To provide a comprehensive Background Checking Service in accordance with the revised National Grid Background Checking Policy (April 2017) for all future National Grid employees & contractors in line with the scope for the service. This service may ...

Periodic indicative notice - utilities

This notice is a call for competition

Services

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
National Grid PLC
National Grid House, Floorplae A2, Warwick Technology Park, Gallows Hill
Warwick
CV34 6DA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Ian Whitfield
Telephone: +44 7890535932
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKG13

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.nationalgrid.com

Address of the buyer profile: www.nationalgrid.com

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.6)Main activity
Electricity

Section II: Object

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

Background Checking Services.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
65310000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

To provide a comprehensive Background Checking Service in accordance with the revised National Grid Background Checking Policy (April 2017) for all future National Grid employees & contractors in line with the scope for the service. This service may also be used for / by 3rd party contractors/sub-contractors who carry out work at(or supply resource to work at ) National Grid sites.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
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: 00
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To provide a comprehensive Background Checking Service in accordance with the revised National Grid Background Checking Policy (April 2017) for all future National Grid employees & contractors in line with the scope for the service. This service may also be used for / by 3rd party contractors/sub-contractors who carry out work at(or supply resource to work at ) National Grid sites.

II.2.5)Award criteria
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 66
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
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

National Grid is an international electricity and gas

company and one of the largest investor-owned

utilities in the world. We are the largest utility in the

UK and the second largest utility in the US. We also have interests in related markets,

including metering services, liquefied natural gas

facilities and property in the UK.

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:

Must be registered on National Grid required Achilles Pre-Qualification Platform prior to any Contract Award.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Will be outlined in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire. To request a PQQ, please email by no later than 1200 GMT 29.8.2017.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Will be outlined in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire. To request a PQQ, please email by no later than 1200 GMT 29.8.2017.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Will be outlined in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire. To request a PQQ, please email by no later than 1200 GMT 29.8.2017.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Will be outlined in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire. To request a PQQ, please email by no later than 1200 GMT 29.8.2017.

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
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:

Subject to performance reviews, contract management & adherence to agreed KPIs & SLAs.

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
Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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.2.2)Time limit for the receipt of applications for an invitation to tender or to negotiate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest
Date: 29/08/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.5)Scheduled date for start of award procedures:
30/11/2017

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

Interested Operators should respond by requesting

the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire document which

will be issued once this Periodic Indicative Notice has

expired at midday on Tuesday 29.8.2017.

Requests should be directed to

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
National Grid PLC
National Grid House, Floorplate A2
Warwick
CV34 6DA
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7890535932
E-mail:

Internet address:www.nationalgrid.com

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:
15/08/2017