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Corporate Software Solutions

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Crescent Purchasing Consortium
Technology House, Lissadel Street
For the attention of: Julie-Ann Garton
M6 6AP Salford
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1612953267
E-mail:

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.thecpc.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/cpc/aspx/Home

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

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and 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)Type of the contracting authority
Other
I.3)Main activity
Education
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Corporate Software Solutions
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
Purchase
NUTS code
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The purpose of this exercise is to put a framework agreement in place with a number of suppliers for the provision of Corporate Software Solutions which will include Financial Management, Human Resource Management, Payroll Management and Management Information Systems. The successful suppliers in respect of each Lot will be expected to offer a solution which meets the needs of an educational establishment including the provision of project management, installation support and maintenance.
It is a requirement of the Tender that the selected Supplier(s) will extend the terms to all eligible Institutions and Consortia, as defined by the CPC including Further Education institutions, Sixth Forms, Academies, Schools, Free Schools, Museums and other similar organisations. As per our joint contracting programme other bodies that may choose to access the agreement include NWUPC (North West Universities Purchasing Consortium) and WFEPC (Welsh Further Education Purchasing Consortium). The tender is also potentially available for Higher Education institutions should they join CPC on a single contract basis. The CPC reserves the right during the period of this agreement to make additions to or subtractions from the list of participating Institutions and Consortia.

Further details of the requirement can be found in the Invitation to Tender. Please go to https://in-tendhost.co.uk/cpc/aspx/home to express an interest and download the documents.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

48000000, 48440000, 72268000, 48442000, 48443000, 48450000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Financial Management Software
1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

48000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Human Resources Management Software
1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

48450000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Payroll Management Software
1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

48000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: Learner Management Information Systems Software
1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

48000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 5 Lot title: Software Providers capable of providing all modules
1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

48000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
As per PQQ documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
As per PQQ documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
As per PQQ documents.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As per PQQ documents.
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: As per PQQ documents.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per PQQ documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As per PQQ documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per PQQ documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As per PQQ documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 1: and maximum number 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Maximum of 8 per lot will be invited to tender stage. In the event of joint ranking this may be increased at our discretion.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: yes
Additional information about electronic auction: An electronic auction is not being used for this tender process but CPC members may wish to utilise E-Auctions during the further competition stage of the supplier selection process.
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
CPC/JAG/01/2013.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
19.3.2013 - 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 19.3.2013 - 12:15

Place:

Via In-tend by authorised CPC Officers.

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
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:
15.2.2013