United Kingdom-Inverness: Construction materials and associated items
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: http://www.nhshighland.scot.nhs.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00302
Section II: Object
HH059-17 plumbing and mechanical supplies
NHS Highland requires the provision of a range of plumbing and mechanical materials and parts required to service and maintain healthcare facilities located within NHS Highland, excluding Argyll and Bute.
Inverness — Raigmore hospital.
Mechanical materials, including ad-hoc requirements of mechanical spares and parts.
The contract shall be 2 years, with the option to extend for up to a maximum of 24 months.
The authority shall treat as ineligible and shall not select any bidder on any of the grounds set out in 1.18-1.71 of the ESPD. The bidder uses the ESPD as a self-declaration that they have not breached any of the mandatory and discretionary exclusion grounds, or satisfactory self-cleansing measures and that they meet the relevant selection criteria.
Inverness — Raigmore Hospital.
Provision of plumbing materials, including ad-hoc requirements of plumbing spares and parts.
The contract shall be 2 years with the option to extend for up to a maximum of 24 months.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
List and brief description of conditions:
If required by the member state, bidders are required to be enrolled in the relevant professional or trade registers within the country in which they are established.
Where it is required within a bidder's country of establishment they must confirm which authorisation or memberships of the relevant organisation(s) are required in order to perform the service.
Bidders must confirm if they hold the particular authorisation or memberships.
Award shall be subject to a satisfactory financial evaluation having been carried out by NHS Highland which may include credit checks and accounts analysis.
In addition where a supplier is recommended for award, they will also be requested to provide one of the following for financial evaluation purposes:
a. A copy of your audited accounts or equivalent for the most recent 2 years, along with details of any significant changes since the last year end. An additional question has been provided below to enable you to upload your second set of accounts or
b. A statement of your organisation's turnover; profit and cash flow for the most recent full year of trading or where a full year trading has not been completed the same information for the period applicable. NOTE if this information is not available in an audited format please provide an end of period balance sheet or make the response specified in option (c) below or
c. If you are unable to provide the information requested above, please provide additional information and documentation that will give the authority the assurance that you are capable of carrying out any subsequent awarded contract. For example, a statement of your organisation's cash flow forecast for the current year and a letter from your bank outlining the current cash and credit position or other alternative means of demonstrating financial standing.
For example provide a statement explaining why the organisation was not in net profit after tax in either of the reported financial years.
It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commence of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:
— employer’s (compulsory) liability insurance = 5 000 000 GBP,
— public liability insurance = 5 000 000 GBP,
— product liability insurance = 5 000 000 GBP,
— Bidders will be required to provide examples that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the services/supplies as described in II.2.4 of this Contract Notice,
— The Bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent) accredited independent third party certificate of compliance with BS EN ISO 14001 (or equivalent) or a valid EMAS (or equivalent) certificate, or documented policies and procedures of the appropriate level,
— Bidders will be required to confirm their average annual manpower for the last 3 years,
— Bidders will be required to confirm their and the number of managerial staff for the last 3 years,
— Bidders will be required to demonstrate that they have (or have access to) the relevant tools, plant or technical equipment to deliver the types of requirements detailed in II.2.4 in this Contract Notice,
— Bidders will be required to confirm whether they intend to subcontract and, if so, for what proportion of the contract,
— Bidders will be required to confirm that they have the required quality control institute certificates (or from agencies of recognised competence) confirming that products meet the following technical specifications or standards,
— The bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent) accredited independent third party certificate of compliance in accordance with BS EN ISO 9001 (or equivalent),or documented policies and procedures of the appropriate level,
— The bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent), accredited independent third party certificate of compliance in accordance with BS OHSAS 18001 (or equivalent) or have, within the last 12 months, successfully met the assessment requirements of a construction-related scheme in registered membership of the Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) forum, or documented policies and procedures of the appropriate level,
— Bidders must confirm that they will provide samples, descriptions and/or photographs of the products to be supplied which do not require a certificate of authenticity,
— The bidder must confirm that they will provide certificates of authenticity where required.
Suppliers shall have an equality and diversity policy that complies with the Equality Act 2010 and explicitly refers to sexual orientation and provide details of any breaches of equality and human rights legislation.
Suppliers shall have a business continuity and enable disaster recovery plan which shall include the scope, validation, risk treatment and leadership in these areas.
Section IV: Procedure
NHS Highland Procurement.
Section VI: Complementary information
Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.
The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is project_10132. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343.
Community benefits are not included in this requirement.
The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 10132. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343.