Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
St George's Academy ~ Tender for Cleaning Services
The successful supplier will be required to provide cleaning services at St George’s Academy, Sleaford, Lincolnshire, NG34 7PP.
St George’s Academy was first established in May 1908, with 208 children on roll. The school was one of the first Technology Colleges; it has been Grant Maintained and was a Foundation School before becoming an Academy in January 2010.
The Academy has a history of success with students and has a waiting list for every year group. The Academy now occupies a campus of 32 acres and has over 2 200 students on roll over 2 campuses. The Academy is a comprehensive school serving Sleaford and the surrounding rural area. A 20 000 000 GBP building programme was completed in 2012 and has added significantly to the already very good facilities.
St George's Academy
The contract covers the scope for the provision of all cleaning, including periodic cleaning, with options for external window cleaning and kitchen deep cleans.
The contract being offered commences on 1.4.2019 for a three year period, renewable annually (i.e. 1+1+1).
This contract will be fixed price in nature with the successful supplier also guaranteeing the number of input hours to the contract as well as the quality of cleaning provision.
We are seeking a suitably experienced supplier who has current experience of working within the secondary school or HE / FE market place, ideally with a strong local operational base, thus allowing for both adequate contract support and operational flexibility that is to be delivered to support the contract as and when needed moving forwards into this contract term.
The successful Supplier will be expected to deliver a concise and detailed method of management reporting at the end of each month, thus updating the school senior management team within on the contract performance.
The current value of the contract is c 240 000 GBP p.a.
A minimum of 5 suppliers and a maximum of 10 suppliers will be taken forward to the tender stage of the process. Where less than 5 suppliers meet the minimum standards, only those that meet the minimum standards will be taken through to the tender stage. Where more than 5 suppliers meet the minimum standard, those suppliers with the highest scores will proceed to the tender stage.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Interest in the selection process should be expressed via email only to firstname.lastname@example.org clearly stating within this email which contract / notice you are referring to. Please also provide, as a minimum, a contact name, full company postal address and telephone number.
The Selection Questionnaire and associated documents can be obtained at: http://www.litmuspartnership.co.uk/project/st_georges_academy
The closing date for receipt of the Selection Questionnaire is 8.10.2018 (12:00). Suppliers are required to ensure that documents are obtained and returned to The Litmus Partnership Limited, by email to email@example.com by the above closing date and time.
Documents in respect of economic / financial standing (where indicated in the Selection Questionnaire) shall be returned to The Litmus Partnership Limited, by email to firstname.lastname@example.org by the above closing date and time.
It will be the supplier's responsibility to obtain any necessary documents in order to submit a response by the closing date and time.
The contracting authority reserves the right not to award any or part of the contract which is the subject of this Contract notice and reserves the right to terminate the procurement process at any time.
The Contracting Authority will not be liable for any costs incurred by those expressing an interest in tendering for this contract opportunity.
The Contracting Authority will consider variant bids, evaluating them (so far as the variant or the evaluation of the variant is in the opinion of the Contracting Authority practicable) on the same basis as a conforming bid, but shall not be obliged to accept any such bid in preference to a conforming bid even if the variant bid scores more highly. No variant will be considered unless the bidder simultaneously submits a conforming bid.