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Gateshead Council requires suitably qualified and experienced Insurance Companies (NOT BROKERS) to provide suitable, quality Lease Holders Property Insurance.

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
The Borough Council of Gateshead
Corporate Procurement, 1ST Floor Civic Centre, Regent Street
Gateshead
NE8 1HH
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1914335959
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKC22

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.nepo.org

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.nepo.org
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.nepo.org
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:

Contract for the Provision of Lease Holders Property Insurance For Gateshead Council.

Reference number: DN289797
II.1.2)Main CPV code
66510000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Gateshead Council requires suitably qualified and experienced Insurance Companies (NOT BROKERS) to provide suitable, quality Lease Holders Property Insurance.

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)
66515100
66515200
66515000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC22
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contract covers the requirements of Gateshead Council for its Lease Holders Property Insurance Cover.

The Contract is for a period of 36 months commencing 1.4.2018 with an option to extend for a further 2 x 12 month periods.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
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
Maximum number: 5
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Option to extend for a further 2 x 12 month periods.

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
List and brief description of conditions:

As stated in Selection Questionnaire /Tender documentation.

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

In accordance with article 47 of Directive 2004/18/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Regulation 58 of the Public Contract Regulations and on the information the contractor provides in the Selection Questionnaire.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Applicants must meet the following to be considered further for this contract. Applicants must be authorised by FCA to write the class of business to which they propose tendering. They must have unencumbered policy holder surplus of at least 100 000 000 USD (or equivalent in another currency).

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

In accordance with Articles 48 to 50 of the Directive 2001/18/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council and Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 as set out in the Selection Questionnaire.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

As stated in the Selection Questionnaire.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

Insurance services regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority (not brokers).

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
Competitive procedure with negotiation
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.1.5)Information about negotiation
The contracting authority reserves the right to award the contract on the basis of the initial tenders without conducting negotiations
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
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 15/09/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 09/10/2017
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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

36 or 60 months depending on whether extension option is taken.

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

This process is being managed electronically through the Councils etendering system. Selection and Tender documentation is only available through the etendering system and bids must only be submitted using this system. To register interest in this contract and to obtain the relevant documents please go to www.nepo.org The contract reference number is DN289797. If you require assistance with the website or registration process please contact the System Support Team on 0330 0050352. or

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Gateshead Council
Civic Centre Regent Terrace
Gateshead
NE8 1HH
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1914333000
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The contracting authority will incorporate a standstill period at the point information regarding the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.

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