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Translink is the brand name for the public transport operating companies in Northern Ireland. These include the companies of Ulsterbus, Metro, Northern Ireland Railways Company Limited and NITHC. Translink wish to procure the services of a single ...

Contract notice - utilities

Services

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Translink
Milewater Road
Belfast
BT3 9BG
United Kingdom
Contact person: HelenMcKinney
Telephone: +44 90759126
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.translink.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.translink.co.uk/corporate/procurement

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
I.6)Main activity
Urban railway, tramway, trolleybus or bus services

Section II: Object

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

008/0130/16 Pest control. MC044.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
90922000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Translink is the brand name for the public transport operating companies in Northern Ireland. These include the companies of Ulsterbus, Metro, Northern Ireland Railways Company Limited and NITHC. Translink wish to procure the services of a single Contractor to provide Pest Control Services throughout the Translink network in accordance with current legislation. It is a requirement of this contract, that the Economic Operator must have in place a computerised online reporting and Management Pest Control System which can be readily accessed by the Contracting Authority.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 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)
90922000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN0
Main site or place of performance:

Across sites in Northern Ireland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Translink is the brand name for the public transport operating companies in Northern Ireland. These include the companies of Ulsterbus, Metro, Northern Ireland Railways Company Limited and NITHC. Translink wish to procure the services of a single Contractor to provide Pest Control Services throughout the Translink network in accordance with current legislation. It is a requirement of this contract, that the Economic Operator must have in place a computerised online reporting and Management Pest Control System which can be readily accessed by the Contracting Authority.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Describe what CAFM electronic systems you employ / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Your approach to reporting to Translink / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: What benefits your system will have for Translink / Weighting: 5
Price - Weighting: 70
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract has the option to extend annually by 2 years.

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
List and brief description of conditions:

The Economic Operator be a member of the British Pest control Association or equivalent. Contractor must have an authorised waste carrier licence with the DOE - NIEA.

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.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
List and brief description of rules and criteria:

The Economic Operator must have in place a computerised online reporting and Management Pest Control system.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
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
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: 13/03/2017
Local time: 15:00
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: 11/07/2017
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 13/03/2017
Local time: 15:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Standstill period
Belfast
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
See VI.4.3)
Belfast
United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Translink Group will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on 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. The Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
06/02/2017