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Kingston Council is procuring an Election Management System to ensure the Electoral Registration Officer and Returning Officer are able to continue to undertake their statutory duties by publishing and maintaining an accurate register of electors and ...

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
The Royal Borough of Kingston upon Thames
Guildhall, High Street
Kingston
KT1 1EU
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Paul Freeman
Telephone: +44 2085475181
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKI63

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.kingston.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.kingston.gov.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=4ef1b1a2-2779-e711-80e3-005056b64545
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=4ef1b1a2-2779-e711-80e3-005056b64545
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:

Election Management System.

Reference number: DN292029
II.1.2)Main CPV code
48000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Kingston Council is procuring an Election Management System to ensure the Electoral Registration Officer and Returning Officer are able to continue to undertake their statutory duties by publishing and maintaining an accurate register of electors and managing elections respectively.

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: UKI63
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Kingston Council is procuring an Election Management System (EMS) to ensure the Electoral Registration Officer and Returning Officer are able to continue to undertake their statutory duties by publishing and maintaining an accurate register of electors and managing elections respectively. The chosen EMS will need to comply with legislation and Kingston Council's ICT and data and information management procedures. The EMS should: - Allow the ERO to publish, maintain and distribute an accurate register of electors, updates and the absent voter record - Allow the RO to administer all statutory elections in line with legislation - Allow the RO to undertake 100 % postal vote statement checking - Hold the polling scheme as designated by the Council and allow the electoral services team to update this as and when required - Facilitate a move towards ‘digital by default’, in line with the local authority's policy whilst ensuring legislative requirements are met.

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: 180 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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

The award criteria is contained within the Tender documents.

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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: 15/09/2017
Local time: 15:00
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
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 15/09/2017
Local time: 16:00
Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

All tenders will be opened at one time by the Head of Corporate Governance and the appropriate Director, Executive Head or Service Manager.

The terms ‘Head of Corporate Governance’, ‘Director’, ‘Executive Head’, and ‘Service Manager’ include any officer duly authorised by the same.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Royal Borough of Kingston
Guildhall, High Street
Kingston-upon-Thames
KT1 1EU
United Kingdom
E-mail:

Internet address:http://www.kingston.gov.uk

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:
16/08/2017