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Tender description

The services required involve various aspects of maintenance and emergency response support, by way of sub-contracts, to Phoenix Energy Services Ltd in relation to downstream maintenance activity associated with a natural gas network in, and around, customer meter points. It is envisaged that there will be 2 categories of sub-contractors appointed:

— Category A: Principle Sub-Contractor - responsible for full-service provision and emergency support service, and,

— Category B: Miscellaneous Minor Works Sub-contractor- responsible for a lesser scope of service provision.

Category B may be required to progress to Category A capability within a specified time period but only with regards to emergency service providers.

Legal, economic, financial and technical information

Contract performance conditions

Contract performance conditions shall be further outlined in the tender documentation which is available by expressing an interest in:

— https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk.

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
YES
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
YES


Procedure

Languages in which projects or requests to participate may be drawn up
EN
Date
2018-01-26
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement
Yes
Local time
12:00
Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
2018-02-09
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
YES
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement

The initial term of each Framework Agreement shall be four years albeit these may be extended up to a maximum term of eight years.

Complementary information

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
YES
This is a recurrent procurement
No
Electronic payment will be used
YES
Additional information

Parties interested in applying for this opportunity should, first of all, express their interest in:

— https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk

N.B. whilst any award and subsequent-agreement will be with Phoenix Energy Services the Buyer Organisation referred to on the e-sourcing website will be Phoenix Natural Gas - both companies are part of the same Group.

Once their interest is registered they will then receive tender documentation - Prequalification Questionnaire (PQQ) and Invitation to Tender (ITT) document - for their perusal. Should a Party wish to participate further in the tender process, they should complete and return the PQQ clearly identifying which Lot that they are interested in tendering for (Category A: Principle Sub-Contractor - responsible for a full-service provision and emergency support service or, Category B: Miscellaneous Minor Works Sub-contractor). Completed PQQ require to be submitted by the date specified in the document.

The questionnaire shall require to be completed by the applicant and will be structured in such a way so as to facilitate the establishment of the suitability and capability of each applicant organization with regards to a specific Lot or Category.

Upon receipt, each response shall be quantifiably scored by the Contracting Authority. Those applicants which record the highest scores in each Category will be invited to proceed to the tender/ bidding stage.

The two categories shall eventually consist of a low number (one or more) principle sub-contractors ( Category A: Must have a minimum operative resource of 10 personnel), the other being several sub-contractors involved in miscellaneous minor works (Category B: No minimum resource level).

It would be envisaged that approximately 80 % of service requirements will be allocated to the Category A Sub-contractors, the remaining percentage of services being divided up amongst the Category B Sub-contractors.

Parties expressing an interest must state which Category of sub-contractor that they wish to apply for.

Parties may only select one Category. No more than the top six scoring applicants in each Category will be invited to proceed to the second stage of the process.

This tender/bidding stage may be followed by presentations and/or negotiations from which the most economically advantageous offer(s) will be established.

The proposed agreements will be for an initial 4 years term albeit an extension facility may increase this period up to a maximum of 8 years.

(MT Ref:206009).

Date of dispatch of this notice
2018-01-04
Review body

Phoenix Natural Gas Ltd

197 Airport Road West

Belfast

BT3 9ED

+44 2890555817

+44 2890555500

https://www.phoenixnaturalgas.com/

Main CPV code 50531200

Bidding information

Bidding deadline

26 Jan 2018

0 days remaining

Total estimated value

GBP 2.0 million

Locations

United Kingdom, Belfast

LOTS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS TENDER

Downstream Engineering & Technical Support Services '18 - CAT A

Value

GBP Not specified

Downstream Engineering & Technical Support Services '18 - CAT A

Provision of Natural Gas Downstream Engineering & Technical Support Services - CAT A.

Main site or place of performance

Greater Belfast, Larne, Carrickfergus and East Down.

Description of renewals

Possible 4 years extension to original Contract Term.

Envisaged number of candidates

6

Downstream Engineering & Technical Support Services '18 - CAT B

Value

GBP Not specified

Downstream Engineering & Technical Support Services '18 - CAT B

Provision of Downstream Engineering & Technical Support Services '18 - CAT B.

Main site or place of performance

Greater Belfast, Larne, Carrickfergus and East Down.

Description of renewals

Possible 4 years extension to the initial Contract Term.

Envisaged number of candidates

6

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