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The scope of this assignment is to procure a Contractor to conduct a programme of onsite inspections of all (2 090) installations in the Scheme and provide formal reports to the Department for each Inspection as well as providing a Final Report ...

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
CPD - Supplies and Services Division
303 Airport Road West
Belfast
BT3 9ED
United Kingdom
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.1)Name and addresses
Department for the Economy NI
Netherleigh, Massey Avenue
Belfast
BT4 2JP
United Kingdom
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.2)Joint procurement
The contract involves 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
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

DfE - Site Inspection of 100 Per Cent of Installations under the Renewable Heat Incentive Scheme.

Reference number: ID794749
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71600000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The scope of this assignment is to procure a Contractor to conduct a programme of onsite inspections of all (2 090) installations in the Scheme and provide formal reports to the Department for each Inspection as well as providing a Final Report covering the whole assignment summarising the findings, conclusions and making recommendations for future action. The purpose of the Programme is to: Assess installation compliance with the Non-Domestic RHI Regulations and Scheme Guidance and where non-compliance is identified recommend remedial action (including enforcement), supporting the Department, where necessary, with enforcement activity. Report strategically, providing analysis and trend information, findings, conclusions and recommendations for future action to inform future policy and strategy. The initial contract period will be for 8 months with 15 further optional extension periods of 4 months each to cover any enforcement activities which the Contractor may be required to support.

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)
39715200
71314000
71314200
71314300
79720000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The scope of this assignment is to procure a Contractor to conduct a programme of onsite inspections of all (2 090) installations in the Scheme and provide formal reports to the Department for each Inspection as well as providing a Final Report covering the whole assignment summarising the findings, conclusions and making recommendations for future action. The purpose of the Programme is to: Assess installation compliance with the Non-Domestic RHI Regulations and Scheme Guidance and where non-compliance is identified recommend remedial action (including enforcement), supporting the Department, where necessary, with enforcement activity. Report strategically, providing analysis and trend information, findings, conclusions and recommendations for future action to inform future policy and strategy. The initial contract period will be for 8 months with 15 further optional extension periods of 4 months each to cover any enforcement activities which the Contractor may be required to support.

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
Duration in months: 8
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: yes
Description of options:

The initial contract period will be for 8 months with 15 further optional extension periods of 4 months each to cover any enforcement activities which the Contractor may be required to support.

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

The figure indicated in II.1.5 represents the upper limit of an estimated contract value which ranges from (1 200 000 GBP to 2 000 000 GBP). This range reflects the potential scale of the contract and takes into account such changes to the scope and or scale which may result from future operational requirements.

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
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:
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 034-061435
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 06/04/2017
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: 05/07/2017
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 06/04/2017
Local time: 15:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
The UK does not have any such bodies with responsibility for appeal/mediation procedures.
Belfast
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

CPD will comply with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and, where appropriate, will incorporate a standstill period (i.e. a minimum of 10 calendar days) at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
06/03/2017