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United Kingdom-Belfast: Energy and related services
Contract award notice
Results of the procurement procedure
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Section II: Object
TEO SIB — Provision of Energy Market Risk Management Advisory Services (ID 2621210)
In order to inform and support tender competitions and contracts in respect of electricity and natural gas SIB requires energy expertise to provide specialist electricity and natural gas risk management advisory services. These services are required by SIB and a number of CoPEs across the Northern Ireland public sector. For illustration purposes only, the maximum number of electricity meter points is approximately 5 700, the number of gas meter points is approximately 1 500 and the number of unmetered electricity supply points is approximately 1 250.
Section IV: Procedure
Section V: Award of contract
Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Section VI: Complementary information
Contract monitoring: the successful contractor’s performance on the contract will be regularly monitored. Contractors not delivering on contract requirements is a serious matter. It means the public purse is not getting. what it is paying for. If a contractor fails to reach satisfactory levels of contract performance they will be given a specified time to improve. If, after the specified time, they still fail to reach satisfactory levels of contract performance, the matter will be escalated to senior management in Construction and Procurement Delivery (CPD) for further action. If this occurs and their performance still does not improve to satisfactory levels within the specified period, it may be regarded as an act of grave professional misconduct and they may be issued. with a certificate of unsatisfactory performance and the contract may be terminated. The issue of a certificate of unsatisfactory performance will result in the contractor being excluded from all procurement competitions being undertaken by centres of procurement expertise on behalf of bodies covered by the Northern Ireland. Procurement Policy for a period of 12 months from the date of issue of the certificate.
CPD complied with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and, where appropriate, incorporated a standstill. period (i.e. a minimum of 10 calendar days) at the point information was communicated to tenderers. That. notification provided full information on the award decision. This provided time for the unsuccessful tenderers to. challenge the award decision before the contract was entered into.