National Audit Office: Provision of Life Assurance

  National Audit Office is using Delta eSourcing to run this tender exercise

Notice Summary
Title: Provision of Life Assurance
Notice type: Contract Notice
Authority: National Audit Office
Nature of contract: Not applicable
Procedure: Open
Short Description: Life assurance forms one of the NAO's longstanding employee benefits. Providing benefits is an important part of increasing employee motivation and engagement to deliver our strategic objectives. It is a long standing benefit of more than 11 years and is universal.
Published: 10/07/2019 16:54
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UK-Victoria: Life insurance services.
Section I: Contracting Authority
      I.1) Name and addresses
             National Audit Office
             157-197 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, SW1W 9SP, United Kingdom
             Tel. +44 2077987372, Email: z3-procurement@nao.org.uk
             Contact: Memet Erdemgil - Procurement Manager
             Main Address: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/, Address of the buyer profile: https://www.nao.org.uk/
             NUTS Code: UK
      I.2) Joint procurement
      The contract involves joint procurement: No.
      In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not provided       
      The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No.
      I.3) Communication
      The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Victoria:-Life-insurance-services./982A26RA53
      Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
      Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically via https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/982A26RA53 to the abovementioned address       
      Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/982A26RA53
      I.4) Type of the contracting authority
            Body governed by public law
      I.5) Main activity
            Other activity:

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
      II.1.1) Title: Provision of Life Assurance       
      Reference Number: GEN 19_23B
      II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
      66511000 - Life insurance services.

      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
      II.1.4) Short description: Life assurance forms one of the NAO's longstanding employee benefits. Providing benefits is an important part of increasing employee motivation and engagement to deliver our strategic objectives. It is a long standing benefit of more than 11 years and is universal.       
      II.1.5) Estimated total value:
      Value excluding VAT: 166,665       
      Currency: GBP
      II.1.6) Information about lots:
      This contract is divided into lots: No       
   
II.2) Description
      
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      Not Provided       
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UK UNITED KINGDOM
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Life assurance forms one of the NAO's longstanding employee benefits. Providing benefits is an important part of increasing employee motivation and engagement to deliver our strategic objectives. It is a long standing benefit of more than 11 years and is universal.
      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: 166,665       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 72       
      This contract is subject to renewal: No       
      Description of renewals: Not provided
      
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: 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       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: To respond to this opportunity please click here https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Victoria:-Life-insurance-services./982A26RA53       


Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial And Technical Information
   III.1) Conditions for participation
      III.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
      List and brief description of conditions:          
      Not Provided       
      III.1.2) Economic and financial standing          
      Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents       
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided    
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :       
      Not Provided    
      III.1.3) Technical and professional ability    
      Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided      
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :          
      Not Provided   
      III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts (if applicable)   
      The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons: No       
      The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes: No    
      
   III.2) Conditions related to the contract
      III.2.1) Information about a particular profession    
      Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:          
      Not Provided    
      III.2.2) Contract performance conditions          
      Not Provided          
      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: No

Section IV: Procedure
   IV.1) Description OPEN
      IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Open   
   
   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system    
         The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement - NO    
         In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not Provided    
   
   
   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction:
      An electronic auction will be used: No
      Additional information about electronic auction: Not provided
   IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
      The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No       
   IV.2) Administrative information
      IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure:
         Notice number in the OJ S: Not provided       
      IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
       Date: 09/08/2019 Time: 14:00
            
      IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted: English,       
      IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender:
         Duration in month(s): 3
      
      IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders:
         Date: 09/08/2019
         Time: 14:01
      

Section VI: Complementary Information
   VI.1) Information about recurrence
   This is a recurrent procurement: No    
   Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Not provided
   VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
   Electronic ordering will be used Yes       
   Electronic invoicing will be accepted Yes       
   Electronic payment will be used Yes       
   VI.3) Additional Information: Any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Victoria:-Life-insurance-services./982A26RA53

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/982A26RA53
   VI.4) Procedures for review
   VI.4.1) Review body:
             National Audit Office
       157-197 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, London, SW1W 9SP, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 2077987372, Email: z3-procurement@nao.org.uk
       Internet address: www.nao.org.uk
   VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
Not provided
   VI.4.3) Review procedure
   Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:    
    Not Provided    
   VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Not provided
   VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 10/07/2019

Annex A


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UK-Victoria: Life insurance services.

Section I: Contracting authority/entity (as stated in the original notice)

I.1) Name and addresses
       National Audit Office
       157-197 Buckingham Palace Road, Victoria, SW1W 9SP, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 2077987372, Email: z3-procurement@nao.org.uk
       Contact: Memet Erdemgil - Procurement Manager
       Main Address: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/, Address of the buyer profile: https://www.nao.org.uk/
       NUTS Code: UK

Section II: Object (as stated in the original notice)

II.1) Scope of the procurement
   
   II.1.1) Title: Provision of Life Assurance      Reference number: GEN 19_23B      
   II.1.2) Main CPV code:
      66511000 - Life insurance services.
   
   II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES   
   II.1.4) Short Description: Life assurance forms one of the NAO's longstanding employee benefits. Providing benefits is an important part of increasing employee motivation and engagement to deliver our strategic objectives. It is a long standing benefit of more than 11 years and is universal.

Section VI: Complementary information

V1.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 11/07/2019

VI.6) Original notice reference:

   Notice Reference:    2019 - 231683   
   Notice number in OJ S: Not Provided
   Date of dispatch of the original notice: 10/07/2019

Section VII: Changes

VII.1) Information to be changed or added

      VII.1.1) Reason for change: Modification of original information submitted by the contracting authority    
      
      VII.1.2) Text to be corrected in original notice No: 1
                  
         Section Number: II.1.5)          
         Lot No: Not provided          
         Place of text to be modified: II 1.5) Estimated total value value excluding VAT          
         Instead of: 166,665          
         Read: 200,000
                                    
   
VII.2) Other additional information: Any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Victoria:-Life-insurance-services./982A26RA53

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/982A26RA53


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