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Provision of Soft FM Services

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National Galleries Scotland (NGS) "The Authority" wish to award a term contract for the Provision of Soft FM Services to a single Contractor. The Facilities Management provider will deliver Soft FM Services across NGS estate which comprises of 4 public gallery building and storage facilities across the city of Edinburgh. Whilst NGS will retain overall strategic control, NGS shall delegate the day-to-day management and delivery of the specified Soft FM Services. The Contractor shall manage the Services in support of NGS’s business aims and objectives. The Contractor shall have full responsibility for the delivery of all Services whether by directly employed personnel or sub-contracted personnel. Services included within the contract scope may include (but are not limited to) routine and periodic cleaning, waste management, pest control and portering. Please refer to the document ‘Draft Soft FM Scope – May 2024’ uploaded to the portal for further details. Stage 2 Tender documents are provided for INFORMATION, GUIDANCE & TRANSPARENCY ONLY. Stage 2 documents are in draft and may be subject to change prior to Invitation to Tender. The Contractor must have a clear understanding of the contract requirements and the organisational needs of NGS. NEC4 Term Service Contract will be used. It is a requirement that the Contractor as a minimum, hold or commit to obtain prior to the award of contract, a valid Cyber Essentials Basic Certificate (or equivalent) in place throughout the duration of the contract. Baseline Personnel Security Standards are required under the contract. All operatives who will be working on NGS sites will be required to hold valid basic disclosure certification. There is no commitment to a minimum spend over the duration of the contract. Under this agreement, no minimum spend is guaranteed. The agreement will be non-exclusive i.e., NGS reserves the right, in certain circumstances, to procure out with the Contract Agreement, as and when required. In the event of unsatisfactory performance by the successful Contractor and the termination of the contract by either party, NGS reserves the right to negotiate the continuance of the services with the second and third placed Contractors. Lot 1: The procurement will be conducted through the use of the Restricted Procedure. The SPD will be used as a downsizing tool in this procedure. It is the intention of NGS to shortlist a maximum of 5 Contractors but NGS reserves the right to invite in excess of this number of Contractors in the event of a tie. Economic Operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015. The objective criteria for shortlisting candidates is detailed under section III of this Contract Notice. Stage 1 Bidder Instructions have been uploaded to the portal for Bidder assistance. DRAFT Stage 2 Tender documents have been uploaded to the portal. This is for INFORMATION, GUIDANCE & TRANSPARENCY ONLY as to the requirements of the contract and the procurement process. This information is draft and may be subject to change prior to Invitation to Tender. Bidders should satisfy themselves that they can fulfil the contract requirements prior to completing the SPD. Note that it is the opinion of NGS that TUPE may apply to the award of the Contract. Further TUPE information will be provided during Stage 2 of the tender competition. Additional information: All Stage 2 Tenderers will be invited to provide a tender presentation. Full details will be provided in the Invitation to Tender (ITT) document.

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a month ago

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in 4 days

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National Galleries of Scotland

Contact:
Linda Dewar
Email:
ldewar@nationalgalleries.org

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