12 Dec 2019

Health & Safety Management Audit Programme

Type of document: Contract Notice
Country: United Kingdom

Section I: Contracting authority
I.1) Name and addresses
Official name: University Of Edinburgh
Postal address: Charles Stewart House, 9-16 Chambers Street
Town: Edinburgh
Postal code: EH1 1HT
Country: United Kingdom
Contact Person: Billy Robertson
Telephone: +44 1316502508
Email: Billy.robertson@ed.ac.uk
Nuts code: UKM75
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:

The contract is awarded by central purchasing body
I.3) Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge,at:
Additional information can be obtained from:
the above mentioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submit
electronically via:
I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5) Main activity
Education

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title: Health & Safety Management Audit Programme

Reference number: LIT0628
II.1.2) Main CPV code: 79212000
II.1.3) Type of contract:
SERVICES
II.1.4) Short Description:
The University of Edinburgh requires to appoint an experienced risk consultancy via a single supplier framework to deliver a two phase health and safety management partnership audit programme. The first phase will consist of the design and delivery of an audit programme to assess the University’s health and safety management systems and the second phase will be audit visits that may include all of the University’s academic Schools and Support Units.

II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT: 50000 Currency: GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots:
The contract is divided into lots: no
II.2) Description
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
79212000, 71317200

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code: UKM75
II.2.4) Description of the procurement:

The first phase of the health and safety management partnership audit programme will consist of the design and delivery of the audit programme to assess the University’s health and safety management systems. The second phase will involve carrying out audit visits that may include all of the University’s academic Schools and Support Units.

II.2.5) Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion -Name: Quality/Weighting:80
Price – Weighting:20
II.2.7) Duration of the contract,framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewalyes Description of renewals:
There is the option of a further two year extension at 12-month intervals, at the discretion of the University.

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
List and brief description of selection criteria:
In relation to Question 4B.5 within the ESPD bidders must hold or commit to obtain the following insurance levels before contract commencement:
– Employers Liability Insurance – GBP 5 million
– Public Liability Insurance – GBP 5 million
– Professional Liability Insurance – GBP 5 million
In relation to Question 4B.6 of the ESPD, bidders must be of sound economic standing to be able to fulfil the contract if awarded. Bidders must submit their 2 most recent sets of audited accounts including profit and loss information and the following ratios:
– Current Ratio
– Quick Ratio
– Debtors Turnover Ratio
– Return on Assets
– Working Capital
– Debt to Equity Ratio
– Gross Profit Ratio
A review of your ratios and audited accounts may be undertaken. In some cases this review may lead to an additional request for further financial information to help clarify any potential issues raised.

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

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

Framework agreement with a single operatorIV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement(GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2) Administrative information
IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 2020-01-15 Local time: 12:00
IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitEN
IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tender must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until:2020-05-14
IV.2.7) Conditions for opening tenders
Date: 2020-01-15 Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1) Information about recurrence:
This is a recurrent procurement: no
IV.2) Information about electronic workflows
VI.3) Additional information:
(SC Ref:606309)
VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body
Official name: University Of Edinburgh
Postal address: Charles Stewart House, 9-16 Chambers Street
Town: Edinburgh
Postal code: EH1 1HT
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1316502508
Internet address:
VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice:2019-12-11