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The Council would like to invite economic operators to submit a tender response on the terms set out in the Invitation to Tender for selection of a single Contractor to provide Pre-Paid Cards and associated services.

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Leicester City Council
Bosworth House, 9 Princess Road West
Leicester
LE1 6TH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Barry Greenwood
Telephone: +44 1164544453
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKF21

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.leicester.gov.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Leicester:-Financial-and-insurance-services./F6HEP547F5
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Leicester:-Financial-and-insurance-services./F6HEP547F5
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Pre-Paid cards.

Reference number: BG/0438/BSC
II.1.2)Main CPV code
66000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Council would like to invite economic operators to submit a tender response on the terms set out in the Invitation to Tender for selection of a single Contractor to provide Pre-Paid Cards and associated services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKF21
Main site or place of performance:

Leicester.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Leicester City Council is looking to appoint a provider who can supply Pre-Paid Cards and associated services.

Following a successful Pilot contract Leicester City Council would like to continue and extend the use of prepaid cards in Adults and Children's Social care and potentially introduce a Pre-Paid Card solution to other areas of the authority.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Functional and service / Weighting: 75
Quality criterion - Name: Technical / Weighting: 5
Cost criterion - Name: Price / Weighting: 20
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 16/06/2017
End: 15/06/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Contract awarded will be for an initial term of 3 years commencing on with the option to extend for up to a further 2 years in the following periods 1 + 1 years.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 13/03/2017
Local time: 14:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 13/03/2017
Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, 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-Leicester:-Financial-and-insurance-services./F6HEP547F5

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/F6HEP547F5

GO Reference: GO-2017210-PRO-9564256.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Leicester City Council
Leicester
LE1 6TH
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
10/02/2017