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Title: NPS Welsh Tranlsation and Interpretation Services
OCID: ocds-kuma6s-083069
Published by: Welsh Government - Commercial Delivery
Authority ID: AA27760
Publication Date: 17/08/2018
Deadline Date: 17/09/2018
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has SPD: No
Abstract: The National Procurement Service on behalf of the Welsh Public Sector wishes to establish a collaborative framework agreement for Welsh Translation and Simultaneous Interpretation Services.
CPV: 79530000, 79530000, 79530000, 79540000, 79540000.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

National Procurement Service (Welsh Government)

T’yr Afon, Bedwas Road

Caerphilly

CF83 8WT

UK

Telephone: +44 3007900170

E-mail: karen.roberts3@gov.wales

NUTS: UKL

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://npswales.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA27760

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk


Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

Other: Central Purchasing Body

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

NPS Welsh Tranlsation and Interpretation Services

Reference number: NPS-PS-0078-17

II.1.2) Main CPV code

79530000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The National Procurement Service on behalf of the Welsh Public Sector wishes to establish a collaborative framework agreement for Welsh Translation and Simultaneous Interpretation Services.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 8 000 000.00  GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for maximum 4 lots

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

Lot 1 - Translation from English into Welsh

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79530000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Provision of written translation from English into Welsh.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The agreement will be for a period of four years and includes break clauses allowing termination at the end of years two and three.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Lot No: 2

II.2.1) Title

Lot 2 - Translation from Welsh into English

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79530000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Provision of written translation from Welsh into English.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The agreement will be for a period of four years and includes break clauses for termination at the end of years two and three.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Lot No: 3

II.2.1) Title

Lot 3 - Simultaneous Interpretation from English into Welsh

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79540000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Provision of Simultaneous Interpretation from English into Welsh.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The agreement will be for a period of four years and includes break clauses allowing termination at the end of years two and three.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Lot No: 4

II.2.1) Title

Lot 4 - Simultaneous Interpretation from Welsh into English

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79540000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Provision of Simultaneous Interpretation from Welsh into English.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The agreement will be for a period of four years and includes break clauses allowing termination at the end of years two and three.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

Selection Criteria as stated in the Procurement documents.

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1) Information about a particular profession

Participation is reserved to a particular profession: Yes

Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

Bidders must have appropriate membership of a professional translation or interpretation body. The professional translation/interpretation body must be one where examination/assessment is required to become a full member.

The professional accreditation must be relevant to the Lot.

Examples of professional translation/interpretation bodies are, but not limited to:

the Association of Welsh Translators and Interpreters and the Institute of Translation and Interpreting.

III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

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 with several operators.

Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 137

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 17/09/2018

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

CY

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 17/09/2018

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

VI.3) Additional information

Over 73 public sector organisation in Wales have committed to the NPS in principle, including all Local Authorities, NHS bodies, Welsh Government,Welsh Government Sponsored Bodies, the Police, Fire and Rescue Services, Higher and Further Education.

In accordance with Regulation 33(5) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, these procedures for awarding call-off contracts under the framework may be applied only between the contracting authorities clearly identified in the tender documentation.

A copy of this list has been uploaded in the Supplier Attachment area of the ITT at the time the notice was published to ensure compliance with the requirements of the Public Contracts Regulations.

The Welsh Ministers (NPS) will no be liable for any bidder costs arising from the non award of the framework.

Reference for information and speculative notice: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=71553.

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=83069

(WA Ref:83069)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

National Procurement Service (Welsh Government)

T’yr Afon, Bedwas Road

Caerphilly

CF83 8WT

UK

Telephone: +44 3007900170

Internet address(es)

URL: http://npswales.gov.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

14/08/2018


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
No further information has been uploaded.
Main Contact: karen.roberts3@gov.wales
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
79540000Interpretation servicesOffice-support services
79530000Translation servicesOffice-support services

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
1017Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot
1022Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan
1015Central Valleys (Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf)
1013Conwy and Denbighshire
1020East Wales
1023Flintshire and Wrexham
1016Gwent Valleys (Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly)
1012Gwynedd
1011Isle of Anglesey
1021Monmouthshire and Newport
1024Powys
1014South West Wales (Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion)
1018Swansea
1000WALES
1010West Wales and The Valleys

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