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PFA invites organisations to participate in a 60 month DPS for telecoms supplies and services. The DPS will be accessible by members of PFA. The DPS may be used by all Registered Providers of Social Housing, Local Authorities and all other ...

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Procurement For All Ltd
1st Floor, Metropolitan House, 20 Brindley Road
Manchester
M16 9HQ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 03005550304
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKD3

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.procurementforall.co.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
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-Manchester:-Telecommunications-services./J8W6U74A93
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/J8W6U74A93
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: central purchasing body

Section II: Object

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

PFA Telecoms Dynamic Purchasing System.

Reference number: PFA/DPS/004
II.1.2)Main CPV code
64200000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

PFA invites organisations to participate in a 60 month DPS for telecoms supplies and services. The DPS will be accessible by members of PFA. The DPS may be used by all Registered Providers of Social Housing, Local Authorities and all other contracting authorities that are located in the United Kingdom (‘Customers’), including those listed in Schedule 1 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015/102.

The DPS is also available to all current and future members of PFA, a public sector consortium with a list of members available from: www.procurementforall.co.uk/about/members/.

The estimated value of contracts to be awarded through the DPS during the 60 month period is approximately 40 000 000 GBP excluding VAT. Any estimate of value is for information purposes only. Therefore, please note that there will be no form of exclusivity or volume that is guaranteed under the DPS and Customers will be entitled to enter into other contracts and arrangements with other suppliers.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 40 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Category 1: Traditional & IP Telephony

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
64214000
50330000
32500000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Category 1: Traditional & IP Telephony. Including but not limited to all traditional telephony, IP telephony, and any necessary hardware/equipment. Voice services to be provided across PSTN, ISDN, SIP Trunking and any other applicable options available. Services to be provided may include technical guidance for the Customer and ongoing maintenance of equipment, including legacy elements. Additionally this category can also cover call management, video/audio conferencing and other services relevant to the nature of this category.

Contracts awarded under this DPS Category may include a mix of the listed options, therefore applications to participate are welcomed from Suppliers that do not provide all of the services stated. Estimated total value of contracts to be awarded under this Category during the 60 month period is 10 000 000 GBP

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: 10 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Subject to the success of the DPS, it may be extended or re-procured.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Category 2: Connectivity

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
32430000
72720000
32410000
72710000
32413000
32424000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Category 2: Connectivity. Including but not limited to all WAN broadband, Ethernet leased lines, LAN and VPN solutions and any necessary hardware/equipment. Services to be provided may also include guidance/support for the Customer in designing their preferred solution and ongoing management/maintenance.

Contracts awarded under this DPS Category may include a mix of the listed options, therefore applications to participate are welcomed from Suppliers that do not provide all of the services stated. Estimated total value of contracts to be awarded under this Category during the 60 month period is 10 000 000 GBP

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: 10 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Subject to the success of the DPS, it may be extended or re-procured.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Category 3: Mobile Communications

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
64212000
32250000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Category 3: Mobile Communications. Including but not limited to data, voice, voicemail services, SMS, mobile email, data applications, devices (handsets, tablets and other equipment) and device management across a variety of tariffs and plans suitable for the requirements of Customers awarding Contracts. Services to be provided may also include guidance and support for the Customer in designing their preferred solution.

Contracts awarded under this DPS Category may include a mix of the listed options, therefore applications to participate are welcomed from Suppliers that do not provide all of the services stated.

Estimated total value of contracts to be awarded under this Category during the 60 month period is 10 000 000 GBP

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: 10 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Subject to the success of the DPS, it may be extended or re-procured.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Category 4: Combined Supplies/Services

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
32500000
50330000
64214000
32410000
32412100
32413000
32424000
32430000
32510000
72710000
72720000
32250000
64212000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Category 4: Combined Supplies/Services. Including but not limited to all elements required under Categories 1 to 3 of this DPS.

Contracts awarded under this DPS Category may include a mix of the listed options for Categories 1 to 3, therefore applications to participate are welcomed from Suppliers that do not provide all of the services stated. Estimated total value of contracts to be awarded under this Category during the 60 month period is 10 000 000 GBP

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: 10 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Subject to the success of the DPS, it may be extended or re-procured.

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
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
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the setting up of a dynamic purchasing system
The dynamic purchasing system might be used by additional purchasers
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: 18/09/2017
Local time: 12:00
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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

60 months.

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.

Registered Providers who may become members of PFA may include any of those listed in the list of Registered Providers at the time of Call Off from the DPS: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/current-registeredproviders-of-social-housing

All other potential members who may Call Off from the DPS, see link below: UK Government: Departments, Agencies and Public Bodies: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations

For the avoidance of doubt, all other organisations listed in Schedule 1 to the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 shall be entitled to access this DPS:

http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ uksi/2015/102/schedule/1/made

Local Authorities England: http://local.direct.gov.uk/LDGRedirect/MapLocationSearch.do?mode=1.1

Local Authorities Wales: http://gov.wales/topics/localgovernment/?skip=1&lang=en

Joint Authorities established under Part IV of the Local Government Act 1985; Body's corporate established pursuant to an order under Section 67 of the Local Government Act 1985;

NDPBs: https://www.gov.uk/ government/publications/non-departmental-public-bodies-2010-2011

Educational Establishments in England and Wales, maintained by the Department for Education, Universities and Colleges but Not Independent Schools: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-foreducation

Police Forces in the United Kingdom: https://www.police.uk/forces/

Citizens Advice: http://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/index/aboutus/citizens_advice_offices.htm

Welsh Public Bodies National Assembly for Wales, Welsh Assembly Government and Welsh Local Authorities: http://gov.wales/?skip=1&lang=en NHS Wales: http://www.wales.nhs.uk/ourservices/directory

NHS Wales GP Practices: http://www.wales.nhs.uk/ourservices/directory

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Manchester:-Telecommunications-services./J8W6U74A93

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/J8W6U74A93

GO Reference: GO-2017818-PRO-10860615.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
The High Court
Royal Court of Justice, The Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Individual contracts awarded following tender under the DPS will be subject to the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Contracting Authorities awarding contracts under the DPS are advised to incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of any contract award is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the decision to award the contract before it is executed/signed (as appropriate).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
18/08/2017