Consultancy Services for Pension Fund Investment

Consultancy Services for Pension Fund Investment

Hampshire County Council is letting a contract for the provision of consultancy support for the Council’s Pension Fund’s investment manager procurement.

United Kingdom-Winchester: Pension investment services

2015/S 183-332504

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Hampshire County Council
Elizabeth II Court, The Castle
Contact point(s): corporate.procurement.services@hants.gov.uk
For the attention of: Stevie Fountain
SO23 8UL Winchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1962826906
E-mail: stevie.fountain@hants.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1962826964

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.hants.gov.uk

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

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

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions

I.3)Main activity

General public services

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:

The Provision of Consultancy Services for Pension Fund Investment.

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

Services
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services

NUTS code UKJ33

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)

Hampshire County Council is letting a contract for the provision of consultancy support for the Council’s Pension Fund’s investment manager procurement. This procurement is for consultancy support for a series of up to 5 procurement exercises for the investment managers of the Hampshire County Council Pension Fund.
The contract will commence on 7.12.2015 and will be for a period of 3 years with the option to extend for a further 2 years.

Interested parties should register their interest in the project via the In-Tend website https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire, and complete and submit the tender return document together with any supporting information requested by 14:00 hrs on Wednesday 21.10.015.

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II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66131100, 66523000

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: 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:
Range: between 1 and 500 000 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

Starting 7.12.2015. Completion 6.12.2018

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
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: In accordance with Articles 57 — 62 of Directive 2014/24/EC and Regulation 57 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Organisations are advised it is a condition of this contract that all managers and operatives (including subcontractors) are suitably competent to execute all trades and operations encompassed by these Contracts in full compliance with UK legislation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with Articles 57 — 62 of Directive 2014/24/EC and Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, and set out in the Tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As per the requirements of Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, and set out in the Invitation to Tender documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with Articles 57 — 62 of Directive 2014/24/EC and Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, and set out in the Tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As per the requirements of Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, and set out in the Invitation to Tender 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: no

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

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:

CC07710

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: 20.10.2015
Payable documents: no

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

21.10.2015
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

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:

17.9.2015

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