Computer Hardware Replacement for Schools Gateshead

Computer Hardware Replacement for Schools Gateshead

To underpin the Council’s Computer Hardware Replacement Strategy for school curricular activities, that is, to support the procurement, deployment and maintenance of computer hardware under equipment warranty arrangements for equipment supplied under this contract.

UK-Gateshead: computer equipment and supplies

2012/S 85-140020

Contract notice

Supplies
Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

The Borough Council of Gateshead
Corporate Procurement, Civic Centre, Regent Street
For the attention of: Mr David Minto
NE8 1HH Gateshead
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: davidminto@gateshead.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.gateshead.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: www.nepoportal.org
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
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:
Computer Hardware Replacement for Schools.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Supplies
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The Borough Council of Gateshead.

NUTS code UKC
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
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 3

Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in months: 48

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 000 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The aim of this procurement is to identify external contractors to work collaboratively with the Council and schools including academies established under the Academies Act 2010 located within the administrative area of the Borough Council of Gateshead.
To underpin the Council’s Computer Hardware Replacement Strategy for school curricular activities, that is, to support the procurement, deployment and maintenance of computer hardware under equipment warranty arrangements for equipment supplied under this contract.
To underpin the computer hardware requirements of the Council’s Central Technical Support Strategy, that is, to support the procurement and maintenance of computer hardware under warranty arrangements for equipment supplied under this contract.
To underpin the first and second line support work of the Council’s Technical Support Service to schools through the provision of warranty support to equipment supplied under this contract.
This contract will be a framework agreement therefore all requirements will be subject to further competitions based on the overarching terms and conditions of the tender.
The tender will identify the core requirements for this project. It will also provide information about the organisational context within which any successful contractors must operate.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

30200000
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:
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
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)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
The contracting authority reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds and other forms of appropriate security.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
To be set out in the tender documentation.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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 set out in the tender documents.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out in the tender documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out in the tender 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
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
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: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
QTLE-8QMFYD
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: 12.6.2012 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
13.6.2012 – 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
in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders
Date: 13.6.2012 – 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: March 2016.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

Please go to www.nepoportal.org to express an interest in the contract.
Once on the website please click current opportunities on the left hand side of the screen and search for the contract using the contract ID: QTLE-8QMFYD and continue to register an interest.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

The Borough Council of Gateshead
Civic Centre Regent Street
NE8 1HH Gateshead
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1914333000
Internet address: http://www.gateshead.gov.uk/

Body responsible for mediation procedures

As Above
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: As above.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

As above
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
27.4.2012

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