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Services - 621080-2019

30/12/2019    S250

United Kingdom-Penicuik: Procurement consultancy services

2019/S 250-621080

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Agri-EPI Centre
Postal address: 1-4 Bush House Cottages, Edinburgh Technopole
Town: Penicuik
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: EH26 0BA
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@agri-epicentre.com
Telephone: +44 1312397100
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.agri-epicentre.com/
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA30410
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
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:

Neutral Vendor and/or Managed Service Provider for the Supply of Multi Specialism Services Frameworks

Reference number: 002/1019/OET
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79418000 Procurement consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

AEC seeks to establish a framework contract for an organisation capable of acting in the capacity of either a neutral vendor or managed service provider (either not actually providing the multi specialism requirements in their own right, or having the option of providing such services themselves on either a direct call off basis or further competition basis too) to contracting authorities by means of managing the procurement and award selection process by their own methods themselves or in conjunction with the contracting authorities which would be fully compliant with the protocols, standing financial instructions, UK/EU legislation that the contracting authorities would either operate on or approve, if they were conducting the procurement exercise themselves, (and may choose to do so themselves) and upon selection, manage the contractual arrangements between service provider and the contracting authority.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 6 000 000 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

AEC seeks to establish a framework contract for an organisation capable of acting in the capacity of either a neutral vendor or managed service provider (either not actually providing the multi specialism requirements in their own right, or having the option of providing such services themselves on either a direct call off basis or further competition basis too) to contracting authorities by means of managing the procurement and award selection process by their own methods themselves or in conjunction with the contracting authorities which would be fully compliant with the protocols, standing financial instructions, UK/EU legislation that the contracting authorities would either operate on or approve, if they were conducting the procurement exercise themselves, (and may choose to do so themselves) and upon selection, manage the contractual arrangements between service provider and the contracting authority.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality and service / Weighting: 60
Price - Weighting: 40
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The following initial CPV codes are hereby declared for information only as all CPV codes are entitled to be used in call-offs against this framework in the future by any contracting authority:

38970000

42000000

44000000

44221000

44221100

45000000

45214630

48000000

48100000

48461000

50000000

63100000

63120000

66171000

70000000

70100000

70110000

70120000

70200000

70210000

70220000

70333000

71000000

71200000

71300000

71311000

71311200

71311210

71311300

71312000

71315200

71315210

71350000

71351000

71400000

71530000

71800000

72000000

72220000

72221000

72224000

72700000

72710000

72720000

73000000

73220000

79000000

79210000

79341100

79400000

79410000

79411000

79413000

79416200

79418000

79419000

79993000

79993100

80000000

85000000

85100000

90713000

92000000

98000000

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Identification of the project:

It is anticipated that this Framework Contract may be utilised by Contracting Authorities, as part of a Call-Off Contract, for externally funded projects including European Funding bodies.

II.2.14)Additional information

The framework will be freely accessible to any contracting authority (or any organisation which fits the criteria of a contracting authority under the definitions contained within Regulation 2 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (PCR 2015)), including any third sector/voluntary organisations, within any territory of the United Kingdom.

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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
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: 2019/S 218-535393
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 002-1019T
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
23/12/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 1
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: NE1 Procurement Services Ltd
Postal address: The Old Casino, 1-4 Forth Lane
Town: Newcastle upon Tyne
NUTS code: UKC22 Tyneside
Postal code: NE1 5HX
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1724853380
Internet address: https://www.ne1procurementservices.com/
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 6 000 000 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

AEC intends to make the resulting agreement available for use by itself and any of its related sites and clientele, all contracting authorities throughout all administrative regions of the UK, thus all contracting authorities as defined in Regulation 2 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015; including but not limited to government departments and their agencies, non-departmental public bodies, central government, NHS bodies, local authorities, emergency services, coastguard emergency services, educational establishments, registered social landlords and registered charities who have a need to purchase goods, services or works.

The above will also include the cross referenced entities which can be found within the following links:

https://www.gov.uk/find-local-council

https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/contacts/local-councils-in-northern-ireland

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/schools-in-england

https://get-information-schools.service.gov.uk/

https://www.gov.uk/guidance/get-information-about-schools

https://education.gov.scot/parentzone

https://www2.gov.scot/Topics/Statistics/ScotXed/SchoolEducation/SchoolEstablishments

https://www.education-ni.gov.uk/services/schools-plus

https://www.gov.uk/check-a-university-is-officially-recognised

https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/universities-and-colleges-northern-ireland

https://www.police.uk/forces/

https://ukfirestations.co.uk/brigades

https://firescotland.gov.uk/your-area.aspx

https://www.southwales-fire.gov.uk/

http://www.mawwfire.gov.uk/Pages/Welcome.aspx

https://www.nwales-fireservice.org.uk/contact-us/

https://www.nifrs.org/about-nifrs/areas-districts/

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/maritime-and-coastguard-agency/about/access-and-opening

https://www.nhs.uk/servicedirectories/pages/nhstrustlisting.aspx

https://www.scot.nhs.uk/organisations/

https://www.wales.nhs.uk/nhswalesaboutus/structure

http://online.hscni.net/hospitals/health-and-social-care-trusts/

http://www.scottishambulance.com/footer/contactus.aspx

http://www.was-tr.wales.nhs.uk/Default.aspx?pageId=62&lan=en

http://www.nias.hscni.net/contact-us-2/contact-details/

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations

https://www.gov.scot/about/how-government-is-run/directorates/

https://gov.wales/about-us

https://www.northernireland.gov.uk/topics/your-executive/government-departments

http://apps.charitycommission.gov.uk/showcharity/registerofcharities/RegisterHomePage.aspx

https://www.oscr.org.uk/guidance-and-forms/

https://www.charitycommissionni.org.uk/charity-search/

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/current-registered-providers-of-social-housing

https://directory.scottishhousingregulator.gov.uk/pages/default.aspx

https://gov.wales/housing

https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/contacts/housing-associations

https://catapult.org.uk/catapult-centres/

(SC Ref:609119)

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Agri-EPI Centre
Postal address: 1-4 Bush House Cottages, Edinburgh Technopole
Town: Penicuik
Postal code: EH26 0BA
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@agr-epicentre.com
Internet address: https://www.agri-epicentre.com/
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
27/12/2019