Audit Services Tender for House of Parliament

Audit Services Tender for House of Parliament

Tender for the Provision of Audit Services as specified in the Statement of Requirements. The Framework will be split into 2 Lots.

United Kingdom-London: Auditing services

2018/S 143-327180

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Corporate Officer of the House of Lords and The Corporate Officer of the House of Commons
1st Floor, 7 Millbank
London
SW1P 3JA
United Kingdom
Contact person: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/Home
Telephone: +44 2072191600
E-mail: ppcs@parliament.uk
NUTS code: UKI32
Internet address(es):Main address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/Home

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

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Parliament

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

FWK1118 — Provision of Audit Services

Reference number: FWK1118

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79212000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Corporate Officer of the House of Lords and the Corporate Officer of the House of Commons (“the Authority”) acting jointly, invite suppliers to submit a tender for the Provision of Audit Services as specified in the Statement of Requirements. The Framework will be split into 2 Lots. Lot 1 will be for General Audit Services. Lot 2 will be Audit Services for Capital Projects. Lot 1 will be managed by the Head of Internal Audit and Risk Management in the House of Commons. Suppliers made bid for Lot 1 or Lot 2 or both Lots. The value of the framework is non committal.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 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:

Lot 1: General Audit Services

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79212000
79212100
79000000
79200000
79212400
79212200
79212300
79212500
79210000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI32
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1: The House of Commons Administration has an Internal Audit Services. The requirement is for the provision of specialist audit services, but also in the support and development of the Internal Audit Service in line with the House’s overall objective for services to be a model of good practice and innovation. The support is envisaged to be broken down into the following elements: Specialist ICT audit services Counter Fraud Services Provision of “consulting” services.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality Weighting / Weighting: 50
Cost criterion – Name: Cost Weighting / Weighting: 50

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
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

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2 Capital Project Audit Services

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79212000
79212100
79000000
79200000
79212400
79212200
79212300
79212500
79210000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI32
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2 will be for Audit Services for Capital Projects and Programmes. The Authority has a requirement for the provision of external support to the in-house Internal Audit Service by undertaking specialist capital project and other works related audit reviews. The requirement is for the provision of specialist audit services to provide assurance on capital projects and programmes and other works related activities and operations within Parliament.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality Weighting / Weighting: 50
Cost criterion – Name: Cost Weighting / Weighting: 50

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48
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

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

List and brief description of conditions:
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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 2
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

This framework will be a maximum of 4 years.

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: 23/08/2018
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

Date: 23/08/2018
Local time: 12:00
Place:

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:

The ITT documents will be accessible at the Houses of Parliament’s e-procurement portal: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk

Tender submissions must be uploaded to the e-procurement portal; electronic responses submitted via e-mail are not acceptable. To access these documents select the tender reference FWK1118 in the “current tenders” list, click on the “view tender details” and express interest by clicking on the button provided. You will need to register your company details, thereafter you will be issued with a username and password. If you have previously registered with In-Tend, please follow the link shown which will redirect you to the home page where you can log on using your existing username and password to collect the tender documents. If you have registered and forgotten your username and password, click on the “forgotten password” link on the In-Tend homepage. Please keep this username and password secure and do not pass it to any third parties. If you are experiencing problems, please contact the PPCS Business Support team via email: ppcs@parliament.uk or call +44 (0)207 219 1600 for further assistance. You are advised to allow sufficient time when responding to this ITT, and for the full uploading of documents, prior to the closing date of 12:00 noon UK time on 23.8.2018. Late tenders will not be accepted. If you are uploading multiple documents you will have to individually load one document at a time or you can opt to zip all the documents in an application such as WinZip or WinRAR.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The Corporate Officer of the House of Lords and The Corporate Officer of the House of Commons
1st Floor, 7 Millbank
SW1P 3JA
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2072191600
E-mail: ppcs@parliament.ukInternet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/Home
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

25/07/2018

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