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02 Contract Notice

NRW UKWAS 2024 – 2028 FSC and PEFC Certification

  • First published: 17 October 2023
  • Last modified: 17 October 2023

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Contents

Summary

OCID:
ocds-kuma6s-135644
Published by:
Natural Resources Wales
Authority ID:
AA0110
Publication date:
17 October 2023
Deadline date:
24 November 2023
Notice type:
02 Contract Notice
Has documents:
No
Has SPD:
No
Has Carbon Reduction Plan:
No

Abstract

To supply the necessary audit and surveillance work to award and maintain FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) and PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) certification for Natural Resources Wales (NRW) for a 5 year period. CPV: 90714000, 90714000, 77200000, 77230000, 77231000, 77000000.

Full notice text

Contract notice

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Natural Resources Wales

Ty Cambria House, 29 Newport Road

Cardiff

CF24 0TP

UK

Contact person: Emma Studley

Telephone: +44 3000653849

E-mail: emma.studley@cyfoethnaturiolcymru.gov.uk

NUTS: UKL

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0110

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/home.html


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/home.html


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local agency/office

I.5) Main activity

Environment

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

NRW UKWAS 2024 – 2028 FSC and PEFC Certification

Reference number: itt_105383

II.1.2) Main CPV code

90714000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

To supply the necessary audit and surveillance work to award and maintain FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) and PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) certification for Natural Resources Wales (NRW) for a 5 year period.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 107 520.00  GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

90714000

77200000

77230000

77231000

77000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKL

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

NRW is seeking to award a contract for the supply of services for the necessary audit and surveillance work to award and maintain FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) and PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification) certification for Natural Resources Wales (NRW) for a 5 year period.

It is expected that our policies, procedures and practices will be audited against the latest version of UK Woodland Assurance Standard (UKWAS), currently at Version 4.

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: 60

This contract is subject to renewal: No

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.1.2) 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 be accredited as a certification body with both FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) and PEFC (Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification)

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

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: 24/11/2023

Local time: 17:00

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

EN

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: 27/11/2023

Local time: 09:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=135644

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:

Non Core only

(WA Ref:135644)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

High Court

Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand

London

WC2A 2LL

UK

Telephone: +44 2079477501

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

17/10/2023

Coding

Commodity categories

ID Title Parent category
77000000 Agricultural, forestry, horticultural, aquacultural and apicultural services Agriculture and Food
90714000 Environmental auditing Environmental management
77231000 Forestry management services Services incidental to forestry
77200000 Forestry services Agricultural, forestry, horticultural, aquacultural and apicultural services
77230000 Services incidental to forestry Forestry services

Delivery locations

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

Alert region restrictions

The buyer has restricted the alert for this notice to suppliers based in the following regions.

ID Description
There are no alert restrictions for this notice.

About the buyer

Main contact:
emma.studley@cyfoethnaturiolcymru.gov.uk
Admin contact:
N/a
Technical contact:
N/a
Other contact:
N/a

Further information

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