Anglia Ruskin University Virtual Learning Environment Tender

Anglia Ruskin University Virtual Learning Environment Tender

Our University is considering the following solutions: hosted (Platform as a Service), on-site (managed service) and on-site (non-managed) only.

United Kingdom-Chelmsford: E-learning services

2016/S 116-206866

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Anglia Ruskin University
Bishop Hall Lane
Contact point(s): Procurement
CM1 1SQ Chelmsford
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@anglia.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/AngliaRuskinUniversity

Electronic access to information: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/AngliaRuskinUniversity

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/AngliaRuskinUniversity

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

Body governed by public law

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: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 7: Computer and related services

NUTS code UKH

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Anglia Ruskin University is looking to appoint a supplier for the provision of a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).
Our University is considering the following solutions: hosted (Platform as a Service), on-site (managed service) and on-site (non-managed) only.
The contract will be for an initial 36 months with the option to extend for a further 2 x 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80420000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

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:

Anglia Ruskin University is looking to appoint a supplier for the provision of a Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).
Our University is considering the following solutions: hosted (Platform as a Service), on-site (managed service) and on-site (non-managed) only.
The VLE is a core system used in teaching, learning and assessment in the University and is central to the ‘student’ experience. This will include: ‘students’ across our provision: on Campus, by Core Domestic Partners, International Partners, Continuing Professional Development (CPD) ‘students’, Work-based and Distance Learning staff and ‘students’. Anglia Ruskin University is seeking bids for a new VLE that will be central to the emerging Digital Strategy at Anglia Ruskin University.
Anglia Ruskin University delivers multiple types of learning all requiring a VLE. These are defined below:
1. A module is a credit-bearing learning unit available in a range of credit sizes.
2. A course is a group of modules leading to a named award (e.g. Degree or Cert HE).
3. CPD / bespoke course / modules are blocks of discrete learning. These may or may not carry credit.
Some courses are run 100 % taught and some in varying amounts, on-line.
The contract will be for an initial 36 months with the option to extend for a further 2 x 12 months, subject to satisfactory performance.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

As detailed in the PQQ documentation.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As detailed in the PQQ documentation.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

As detailed in the PQQ documentation.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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 detailed in the PQQ documentation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the PQQ documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed in the PQQ documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed in the PQQ documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As detailed in the PQQ documentation.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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 number of operators: 5

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

T15/26

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 18.7.2016 – 12:00
Payable documents: yes

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

18.7.2016 – 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

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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:

15.6.2016

 

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