Interpretation & Translation Services ITMC
• Aberdeenshire Council
F02: Contract notice
Notice reference: 2022/S 000-014657
Published 25 May 2022, 3:24pm

one. Contracting authorityI. Contracting authorityPress escape key to exit
two. Object II. Object
four. ProcedureIV. Procedure
six. Complementary informationVI. Complementary information
Section one: Contracting authoritySection I: Contracting authority
one.1) Name and addressesI.1) Name and addresses
Aberdeenshire Council
Woodhill House, Westburn Road
AB16 5GB

+44 1467539600
United Kingdom

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NUTS code
UKM50 – Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire
Internet address(es)
Main address
Buyer’s address
one.2) Information about joint procurementI.2) Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
one.3) CommunicationI.3) Communication
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at
Additional information can be obtained from the above-mentioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via
one.4) Type of the contracting authorityI.4) Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority
one.5) Main activityI.5) Main activity
General public services

Section two: ObjectSection II: Object
two.1) Scope of the procurementII.1) Scope of the procurement
two.1.1) TitleII.1.1) Title
Interpretation & Translation Services ITMC
Reference number
two.1.2) Main CPV codeII.1.2) Main CPV code
• 79530000 – Translation services
two.1.3) Type of contractII.1.3) Type of contract
two.1.4) Short descriptionII.1.4) Short description
Invitation to mini competition using the NHS Framework Interpterion and translation services SBS/21/NL/ZWV/10127
two.1.6) Information about lotsII.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: No
two.2) DescriptionII.2) Description
two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
• 79530000 – Translation services
• 79540000 – Interpretation services
two.2.3) Place of performanceII.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
• UKM50 – Aberdeen City and Aberdeenshire
two.2.4) Description of the procurementII.2.4) Description of the procurement
Interpretation & Translation Services 10127 NHS Framework, using a mini competition to find best value.
two.2.5) Award criteriaII.2.5) Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
two.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing systemII.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start date
1 August 2022
End date
31 July 2027
This contract is subject to renewal
two.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invitedII.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 14
two.2.10) Information about variantsII.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: No
two.2.11) Information about optionsII.2.11) Information about options
Options: No
two.2.12) Information about electronic cataloguesII.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues
Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue
two.2.13) Information about European Union FundsII.2.13) Information about European Union Funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No
two.2.14) Additional informationII.2.14) Additional information
Only Suppliers on the NHS Framework for Interpretation and Translation services will be considered for this piece of procurement.

Section four. ProcedureSection IV. Procedure
four.1) DescriptionIV.1) Description
four.1.1) Type of procedureIV.1.1) Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
four.1.6) Information about electronic auctionIV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used
four.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No
four.2) Administrative informationIV.2) Administrative information
four.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participateIV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
14 June 2022
Local time
four.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidatesIV.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
14 June 2022
four.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submittedIV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

Section six. Complementary informationSection VI. Complementary information
six.1) Information about recurrenceVI.1) Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: No
six.2) Information about electronic workflowsVI.2) Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
six.3) Additional informationVI.3) Additional information
NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at
The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at
Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.
(SC Ref:694237)
six.4) Procedures for reviewVI.4) Procedures for review
six.4.1) Review bodyVI.4.1) Review body
Aberdeen Sheriff Court
53 Castle St
AB11 5BB
United Kingdom

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