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Title: T1622 - Provision of Mediation Services
OCID: ocds-h6vhtk-0372ec
Published by: Northern Ireland Housing Executive
Authority ID: AA0046
Publication Date: 05/10/2022
Deadline Date: 07/11/2022
Deadline Time: 15:00
Notice Type: Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has SPD: No
Abstract:

The Housing Executive introduced its own in house ‘Mediation Service’ in 2002/2003 but in 2009 changed to employing the services of skilled mediation practitioners on a sessional basis, on this basis a Mediation panel was established and provided services across all of Northern Ireland. In 2017 the Housing Executive procured a mediation service provider to deliver the mediation service. This was a 5 year contract and the Housing Executive is now seeking to procure a new mediation service provider to deliver the mediation service. The mediation Contractor will be required to address 2 areas of provision, namely Community Cohesion which will be community v community mediation and Community Safety, neighbour v neighbour mediation.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Northern Ireland Housing Executive

2 Adelaide Street

Belfast

BT2 8BP

UK

Contact person: James McErlean

E-mail: james.mcerlean@nihe.gov.uk

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.3) Communication

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

https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5) Main activity

Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

T1622 - Provision of Mediation Services

II.1.2) Main CPV code

98000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The Housing Executive introduced its own in house ‘Mediation Service’ in 2002/2003 but in 2009 changed to employing the services of skilled mediation practitioners on a sessional basis, on this basis a Mediation panel was established and provided services across all of Northern Ireland. In 2017 the Housing Executive procured a mediation service provider to deliver the mediation service. This was a 5 year contract and the Housing Executive is now seeking to procure a new mediation service provider to deliver the mediation service. The mediation Contractor will be required to address 2 areas of provision, namely Community Cohesion which will be community v community mediation and Community Safety, neighbour v neighbour mediation.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00  GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

98133100

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKN0

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Housing Executive introduced its own in house ‘Mediation Service’ in 2002/2003 but in 2009 changed to employing the services of skilled mediation practitioners on a sessional basis, on this basis a Mediation panel was established and provided services across all of Northern Ireland. In 2017 the Housing Executive procured a mediation service provider to deliver the mediation service. This was a 5 year contract and the Housing Executive is now seeking to procure a new mediation service provider to deliver the mediation service. The mediation Contractor will be required to address 2 areas of provision, namely Community Cohesion which will be community v community mediation and Community Safety, neighbour v neighbour mediation.

II.2.5) Award criteria

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

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00  GBP

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

Duration in months: 36

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

The Housing Executive has the ability to extend the contract for any period(s) up to and including 24 Months.

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

II.2.14) Additional information

Due to the nature of the required Service, it is neither practical nor desirable to divide the proposed contract into lots.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


III.2) Conditions related to the contract

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: 07/11/2022

Local time: 15:00

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

Tender must be valid until: 07/03/2023

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 07/11/2022

Local time: 15:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: Yes

Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

The Housing Executive has the option to extend this contract up to a maximum of a 5 year period, entirely at the discretion of the Housing Executive. This requirement maybe subject to re-tender depending on the Housing Executive's requirements.

VI.3) Additional information

Suppliers Instructions — How to Express Interest in this Invitation to Tender: Register your company on the e-tendersni website (this is only required once) and click on ‘View current opportunities’ to locate this invitation to tender. The Housing Executive reserves the right to abandon the competition at any time. Please refer to the tender documentation for further details. There is no guarantee that any agreement or contract will be put in place in relation to this notice. No compensation etc. will be paid if a tender or resulting agreement is withdrawn and / or the procurement process stopped for any reason. Bidders should take part in this process only on the basis that they fully understand and accept this position..

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Royal Courts of Justice

Chichester Street

Belfast

BT1 3JF

UK

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Housing Executive will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period before awarding a contract in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015..

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

04/10/2022


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: james.mcerlean@nihe.gov.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
98133100Civic betterment and community facility support servicesServices furnished by social membership organisations
98000000Other community, social and personal servicesOther Services

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100UK - All

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