The successful Supplier will be required to provide cleaning services for the EMLC Academy Trust (the Client) at the following schools:
— Northampton International Academy (NIA), NN2 6AX.
— Stimpson Avenue Academy, NN1 4LR.
— Prince William School, PE8 4BS.
EMLC is a Multi Academy Trust which includes the above schools, where the successful Supplier will be required to deliver a service and meet the requirements of the specification from the contract commencement.
The contract being tendered is for 3 years in duration from 1.4.2018 until 31.3.2021, with the option to extend for a further term of 3 years and will be fixed price in nature, with the Supplier invoicing the Client for 1/12th of the annual cost on a monthly basis.
The basis and rationale that the Client requires the successful Supplier to operate to at all times, is being able to provide an environment that is fit for purpose and that the Supplier is proactive in the management of the contract, thus ensuring that all specifications are achieved within all schools and that the frequency of service delivered is as detailed within the tender specification.
The tender project is seeking to appoint a Supplier whose initiative and innovation will be welcomed for the provision of services to the EMLC Academy Trust. The high quality service levels proposed should maintain excellent standards throughout the contract term, with a firm focus being on the quality of service being delivered.
It should be noted that the successful contractor will be expected to bring to the contract: innovation; new equipment; and cleaning methods, with BICSc standards being achieved, as a minimum, thus ensuring that the highest levels of cleanliness are maintained in all areas at all times and also ensuring that the productivity of the cleaning operatives is enhanced moving forward into the new contract term.
The Trust is expected to grow in the number of schools becoming part of the Trust during this contract period, and the provision of cleaning services within these schools when they have joined the Trust may fall under the scope of this contract. The successful Supplier will be expected to provide this service within these schools using the same costing model, ratios etc., that they applied to their successful tender submission for the Trust at the point of tender submission. The duration of contract for these schools will not be increased and they will join the contract for the remaining contract period that exists at the point of entry into the Trust.
The current annual value of the contract is approximately 185 000 GBP plus VAT per annum. However, depending on the number of schools that join the Trust and the growth within NIA, it is anticipated that this annual value will increase over the contract term.
Please Note: Further properties may be added to the contract during the tender process and during the life of the contract as detailed however there is no guarantee that additional schools will be added to this contract during this contract term.