By browsing our site you agree to our use of cookies. You will only see this message once. Find out more
We regret to inform you that we have ceased publication of current announcements.
Unitedkingdom-tenders.co.uk domain is for sale. Please contact us.

Provision of an Analytics Platform.

Contract notice - utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Severn Trent Water Limited
Severn Trent Centre, 2 St John's Street
Contact point(s): Please register on our eSourcing portal (https://severntrent.bravosolution.co.uk). For the attention of BravoSolution helpdesk (++44 8003684850) / STW: Terry Moynihan (++44 7889631324)
For the attention of: Nursey Julie
CV1 2LZ Coventry
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2477715000
E-mail:

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: https://severntrent.bravosolution.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Main activity
Water
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities
The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
Provision of an Analytics Platform.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Including but not limited to various locations within the Severn Trent area. This area stretches from the Humber Estuary to the Bristol Channel and from mid Wales to the East Midlands.

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 600 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
Severn Trent Water aims to put in place one market leading analytics platform that will be used to tackle many of the analysis challenges that are impacting its performance, either through time, cost or KPI impacts.
Severn Trent Water wishes to undertake a competitive tender process to support the assessment of, and the potential to select an Analytics Platform with associated services, which will enable them to:
1. Select the best and most appropriate analytics platform for STW to utilise business wide moving forward. The software will need to work with our existing and future data sources.
2. Develop STWs knowledge of the analytics solution, to develop analytics models in conjunction with STWs Subject Matter Experts and to assist with the development of STWs Analytics Centre of Excellence.
STW would like to create a Partnership with the successful supplier who will be able to provide appropriately experienced and qualified resources to support the team in delivering quick wins in the short term and who will work alongside STWs staff in the medium to long term to further develop the knowledge and capability of the Centre of Excellence.
The Services selected are likely to include the provision of the software (or licenses) and specialist analytics consultancy support services but reserves the right to award all or part of these services to a selected supplier.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

48000000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
STW aims, via this tender process to put in place one common market leading analytics platform that will be used to tackle many of the analysis challenges that are impacting our performance, either through time, cost or ODI impacts.
The tool. Select the best analytics platform for STW to utilise moving forward.
The team. Put in place the initial project resources that will work alongside STW's SME staff to grow STW's knowledge of the analytics tool, develop the analytics models and develop our teams analytics capability. Thereby creating a centre of excellence.
The data. That the tool will work with STW's existing data sources.
More specific details with be provided in the tender documentation including provisions around variant bids.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 600 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
Severn Trent Water reserves the right to request a Parent Company Guarantee or Bond if appropriate.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Suppliers are invited to Express and Interest and Register on its e Sourcing portal.
The PQQ documentation will be made available from the closing date of this OJEU Notice and not at the point you Express and Interest. Please follow the instructions below.

Access to this document is available via the Bravo eSourcing platform. The Contracting Authority will evaluate all responses to the PQQ documents, including the eligibility of applicants in line with the Regulation 26 of the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006. Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) - Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://severntrent.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register - Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ - Enter your correct business and user details - Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete - You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender - Login to the portal with the username/password - Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) - Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. - Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. - This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box 3. Responding to the tender - Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, choose to ‘Create Response’ - You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification - Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT - There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Suppliers are invited to Express and Interest and Register on its e Sourcing portal.
The PQQ documentation will be made available from the closing date of this OJEU Notice and not at the point you Express and Interest. Please follow the instructions below.

Access to this document is available via the Bravo eSourcing platform. The Contracting Authority will evaluate all responses to the PQQ documents, including the eligibility of applicants in line with the Regulation 26 of the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006. Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) - Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://severntrent.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register - Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ - Enter your correct business and user details - Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete - You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender - Login to the portal with the username/password - Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) - Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. - Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. - This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box 3. Responding to the tender - Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, choose to ‘Create Response’ - You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification - Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT - There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Suppliers are invited to Express and Interest and Register on its e Sourcing portal.
The PQQ documentation will be made available from the closing date of this OJEU Notice and not at the point you Express and Interest. Please follow the instructions below.

Access to this document is available via the Bravo eSourcing platform. The Contracting Authority will evaluate all responses to the PQQ documents, including the eligibility of applicants in line with the Regulation 26 of the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006. Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) - Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://severntrent.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register - Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ - Enter your correct business and user details - Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete - You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender - Login to the portal with the username/password - Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) - Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. - Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. - This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) -You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box 3. Responding to the tender - Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, choose to ‘Create Response’ - You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification - Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT - There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
BRAVO reference: Project 378 Provision of an Analytics Platform
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents (except for a DPS)
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 16.5.2016 - 18:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
16.5.2016 - 18:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information:
1. Communication mechanism - all correspondence relating to the PQQ should be carried out using the messaging tool in the BravoSolution eSourcing system.
2. Contract duration - an indication is given in this notice, however we will agree the contract duration with the selected supplier during the tender process.
3. STW may wish separate out part of the scope of this notice if there is a benefit in doing so e.g. implementation services.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
21.4.2016