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Implementation of a Framework Contract with 3-5 Service Providers to provide IT skills and knowledge both onshore and offshore, to bid for and perform various ICT projects under the terms of the Framework.

Contract notice - utilities

Services

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Southern Water Services Ltd
Southern House
Worthing
BN13 3NX
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1903272489
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKJ

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.southernwater.co.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://southernwater.bravosolution.co.uk/

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://southernwater.bravosolution.co.uk/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://southernwater.bravosolution.co.uk/
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.6)Main activity
Water

Section II: Object

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

ICT Development Framework.

Reference number: prj_102
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Implementation of a Framework Contract with 3-5 Service Providers to provide IT skills and knowledge both onshore and offshore, to bid for and perform various ICT projects under the terms of the Framework.

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)
72200000
72100000
72700000
72500000
72300000
72800000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ
Main site or place of performance:

South East of England.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Contract Notice is to implement a Framework Agreement with 3-5 Service Providers for 4 years. There will be an option to extend the Framework Agreement for a further 4 years (1 year renewals), should the need for the Framework remain.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 20 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 96
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Initial Term will be 48 months, but SW reserve the right to renew the Agreement for up to 48 months further to this period. These extensions will be in 12 month blocks.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
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
List and brief description of selection criteria:

As described in the procurement documents.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Minimum annual turnover of 5 000 000 GBP.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

As described in the procurement documents.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

ISO9001 or equivalent, ISO27001 or equivalent.

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
List and brief description of rules and criteria:

As described in the procurement documents.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:

Parent Company Guarantee or equivalent may be necessary.

III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

60 day payment terms from approved invoice.

III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Agreement to be awarded to a single legal entity.

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
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 5
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: no
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: 20/03/2017
Local time: 11:30
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
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

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

Submission of expression of interest and procurement specific information: This procurement exercise will be conducted on the BravoSolution e-procurement portal at: https://southernwater.bravosolution.co.uk/ Candidates wishing to be considered for this contract must register their expression of interest and provide additional procurement specific information through the portal as follows: i) Candidates should register on the BravoSolution e-procurement portal at: https://southernwater.bravosolution.co.uk/ ii) Once registered, candidates must express their interest as follows: a) login to the portal; b) select ‘View current opportunities and notices’; c) access the listing related to this contract titled ‘ICT Development Framework Tender’ and view details; d) click on Express Interest button; iii) Once you have expressed interest, please complete the PQQ. You must then publish your reply using the publish button; iv) For any support in submitting your expression of interest please contact the eTendering help desk at. 0800 368 4850 or

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Southern Water Services Limited
Worthing
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:
22/02/2017