This is a requirement for the Translink Group.
The Purchasing Department is part of the Finance Division. The Department performs a central core purchasing and a purchase ledger (invoice processing) function for the Translink Group. The terms “Translink”, “Translink Group” and “Group” are deemed to be interchangeable in the documents relating to this procurement and for the avoidance of doubt each means the Northern Ireland Transport Holding Company and all of its subsidiary companies including Citybus Limited, Flexibus Limited, NIR Travel Limited, Northern Ireland Railways Company Limited, Travel NI Limited, Translink NI Limited, and Ulsterbus Limited.
Translink wishes to appoint a competent contractor to provide planned and preventative maintenance and inspection service for both its Bus & Rail Local Exhaust Ventilation systems throughout Northern Ireland. The contractor is also to provide a breakdown repair service, including out of hours calls as and when required.
The offered contract term is 5 years from date as stated in the award letter (with the option to extend for any period up to and including 24 months)
Due to an on-going review of facilities, Translink reserve the right to discontinue with the servicing of any installation at any time.
The scope of works for this contract includes, but is not limited to, the following:
Service /Maintenance/Inspection of each installation at each location.
As part of the conditions of Tender Tenderers MUST provide, either directly or through its supply chain, a minimum of 3 Person Weeks of work experience or employment opportunities for an Unemployed Person(s), per 12-month contract period, to be arranged through an appropriate Northern Ireland Department for Employment and Learning (DEL) [or jurisdictional equivalent] supported programme.