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Norway-Oslo: Cleaning and sanitation services
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
The tender contest concerns a contract for cleaning services to the Ministry of Agriculture and Food, "Valle View", Helsfyr, Valle View, Innspurten 11 d., 0663 Oslo. 3132 m2 (Exclusive Area, net area, to be cleaned 2421 m²)
The contract value is estimated to be above the EEA threshold value. The need is uncertain. Historically, the contracting authority has procured for cleaning services for NOK 850,000 excluding VAT per year in recent years (former location). The value can be both higher and lower, and will depend on, among other things, the contracting authority's needs, activities, budgetary situation and other framework factors.
Maximum value including options and expected price increases: NOK 3 million excluding VAT.
See the procurement documents for further information.
Tenders cannot be submitted for parts of the assignment, and alternative tenders are not allowed. The contracting authority has considered dividing up the assignment in accordance with PPR, §19-4 but has decided that this is not suitable for this type of agreement.
The procurement will be administered by the attached contract documents. General contract terms are described in NS8431:2015. NS 8431: 2015 will be stated in Appendix 3 to the contract when the contract is signed. NS-INSTA 800 (latest edition) is used to determine and control the cleaning quality requirements of the agreement.
The contracting authority will sign a contract with 1 tenderer.
The contracting authority expects that tenderers are familiar with the contract provisions and makes the necessary internal clarifications in such a way that a contract can be signed if awarded.
2 extensions, each for 12 months
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Tax and VAT certificates
Tenderers must have the tax and VAT payments in order (ESPD: Part II A.e).
Documentation requirement: Requirement for certificate of paid VAT, tax and social security contribution. A certificate issued by the competent authority in the tenderer's country, confirming that the tenderer has met the obligations in regard to payment of VAT, tax and social security contributions in the country where the tenderer/contractor has its headquarters the (Norwegian certificate for Tax and VAT is combined and ordered from altinn.no, RF-1507, previously RF-1244) in accordance with the legislation in the country where the tenderer is registered. The certificate must not be more than 6 months from the deadline for tenders.
The contracting authority is not allowed to request the certificate if already submitted, in accordance with the regulations, § 17-1(4). If you have submitted a tax certificate to the contracting authority and it is still valid at the time of the tender submission for this contest, you are not obliged to submit a certificate now. If this is the case, state when and to whom the certificate was previously submitted. You can, however, enclose the certificate voluntarily if you want.
Tenderers must, in addition, present a tax certificate from all sub-suppliers if the contract sum for each individual sub-supplier exceeds NOK 500,000 excluding VAT, (Section 7-2(3)). This must be presented on the date the contract is signed at the latest.
Other economic and financial requirements: Economic and financial standing
Requirements regarding the tenderer´s economic and financial standing: The financial capacity to fulfil the contract is required (ESPD: Part IV B.58-3).
Documentation: The Contracting Authority will assess finances through the company and accounting information system Proff Forvalt (www.forvalt.no). The Contracting Authority reserves the right to collect supplementary information about the tenderer's finances.
Any need for support from other companies in order to fulfil this qualification requirement: If the tenderer is dependent on other companies to fulfil this qualification requirement, an account thereof shall be given below. In such cases the contracting authority will assess the finances of the supporting company in the same way. The contracting authority retains the right to collect supplementary information, bank guarantees or similar.
The supporting company must, in addition, submit a tax certificate and ESPD form. Add any such companies that you depend on under the step 'underleverandør' ['sub-contractors'] in Mercell Tendsign, and complete an ESPD thereof.
The tenderer must be registered and approved in the Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority’s cleaning register. Tenderers that are not yet authorised must have submitted an application subject to consideration. If the tenderer is not approved by the Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority, the contract will be terminated with immediate effect (ESPD: Part IV B.58-4).
Copy of the certificate issued by the Norwegian Labour Inspection Authority. Service providers that are not yet certified can enclose a copy of the application/confirmation that an application has been sent.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Mercell notice: https://opic.com/id/afjgklevgy