Services - 322596-2016

17/09/2016    S180

United Kingdom-Glasgow: Technical support services

2016/S 180-322596

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Ministry of Defence, C&C, C&C
Postal address: DEF Commercial CC HOCS 1c, Room 2.1.02, 65 Brown Street
Town: Glasgow
NUTS code: UKK1 Gloucestershire
Postal code: G2 8EX
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: DEF Comrcl CC HOCS 1c
Telephone: +44 1412242460
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

The Provision of Augment Capability Through Safety (ACTS) Project.

Reference number: NYK
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71356300 Technical support services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The UK MOD's Defence Safety Authority (DSA) wishes to notify the market of a potential procurement. This procurement would seek to appoint service delivery provider for the Augment Capability Through Safety (ACTS) Project.

The potential ACTS Project seeks to improve operational capability and reduce the risk to life to service personnel, through the development of safety culture and Safety Management Systems (SMS). The intent is that the project will initially focus on the Air Domain, but it has the potential to expand into other safety domains such as the Land and Maritime Domains.

The potential procurement will seek to appoint a flexible delivery provider capable of changing mind-sets, influencing leadership, embedding good practice into the organisation and transferring SMS skills to all levels of the workforce. The DSA encourages interest from a wide range of potential providers, including those who have not previously been involved in the defence sector.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 4
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

1,2,3 or 4.


The Provision of Augment Capability Through Safety (ACTS)

Lot No: 1,2,3,4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71356300 Technical support services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKK1 Gloucestershire
Main site or place of performance:

Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Enabling Contract providing flexibility and scalability. Delivery at MOD Locations throughout the UK. Potential for occ deliveries to overseas MOD locations (eg Kenya, Canada & Cyprus)A workshop will be held at the DA, Shrivenham, 1 100 hours 28.11.2016.To enable DSA to clarify the project context and clarify any questions interested companies may have.Due constraints we can only host two personnel from each company.

II.2.14)Additional information

Those wishing to attend are to email the POC with the following information by 7.11.2016: 1) CompName 2) Details: full name, date of birth, nationality and car details. 3) Contact details 4) if accessibility assistance is required. Confirmation will be issued to companies with joining instructions by 11.11.2016.No expenses will be paid for attendance at the workshop.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The Authority reserves the right to amend any condition related to security of information to reflect any changes in national law or government policy. If any contract documents are accompanied by instructions on safeguarding classified information (e.g. a Security Aspects Letter), the Authority reserves the right to amend the terms of these instructions to reflect any changes in national law or government policy, whether in respect of the applicable protective marking scheme, specific protective markings given, the aspects to which any protective marking applies, or otherwise. The link below to the website provides information on the Government Security Classification.

Advertising Regime OJEU:- This contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU),the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and GO Reference: GO-2016914-DCB-8787197.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: