Crown Commercial Service Education Technology Framework

Crown Commercial Service Education Technology Framework

Crown Commercial Service wishes to establish a Framework Agreement for the provision of technology services, solutions and educational hardware for the education sector.

United Kingdom-Liverpool: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2018/S 234-535190

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
The Capital Building, Old Hall Street
Liverpool
L3 9PP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3450103503
E-mail: supplier@crowncommercial.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: http://www.gov.uk/ccs

Address of the buyer profile: https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Education Technology

Reference number: RM6103

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) wishes to establish a Framework Agreement for the provision of technology services, solutions and educational hardware for the education sector such as schools, multi academy trusts, training institutions and further education establishments.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 550 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 5
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Suppliers can bid for one or more Lots.

Suppliers can be awarded on one or more Lots.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

ICT Solutions

Lot No: Lot 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

30200000
32400000
32500000
42500000
44320000
45300000
50300000
51300000
51600000
64200000
72224000
72400000
72500000
72610000
72700000
80500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The supplier will provide an end to end solution into a a new or existing educational establishment.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 80 %
Price – Weighting: 20 %

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 150 000 000.00 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

CCS reserves the right to extend the Framework Agreement by 1 period of up to 12 months after the initial 36 month period.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Broadband Fibre Infrastructure

Lot No: Lot 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

32400000
32560000
32561000
32562000
32562100
32562200
32562300
44320000
45314200
45314300
45314310

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The supplier will provide a range of goods, services and associated software for a full fibre service

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 80 %
Price – Weighting: 20 %

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 250 000 000.00 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

CCS reserves the right to extend the Framework Agreement by 1 period of up to 12 months after the initial 36 month period.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Broadband Services

Lot No: Lot 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

32400000
32410000
32430000
44320000
48761000
72315000
72400000
72511000
72700000
72710000
72720000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Supplier shall deliver and provide managed connectivity and fibre services (Filtering, Firewall and eSafety).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 80 %
Price – Weighting: 20 %

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 50 000 000.00 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

CCS reserves the right to extend the Framework Agreement by 1 period of up to 12 months after the initial 36 month period.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Hardware

Lot No: Lot 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

30200000
44320000
48000000
48900000
50300000
51300000
51600000
72500000
72600000
80533000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The supplier will provide a range of user devices and infrastructure hardware and peripherals to support teaching, learning, management and administration functions.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 80 %
Price – Weighting: 20 %

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 50 000 000.00 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

CCS reserves the right to extend the Framework Agreement by 1 period of up to 12 months after the initial 36 month period.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Audio Visual

Lot No: Lot 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

32320000
32321200
32321300
32322000
32400000
44320000
45300000
50340000
51310000
80531200
80532000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The supplier shall provide a range of Audio Visual Solutions for teaching, learning, management and administration functions

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 80 %
Price – Weighting: 20 %

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 50 000 000.00 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

CCS reserves the right to extend the Framework Agreement by 1 period of up to 12 months after the initial 36 month period.

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

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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
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: 21/01/2019
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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 21/01/2019
Local time: 12:01

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:

As part of this Contract Notice the following documents can be accessed at https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/badad16e-ca23-4761-8827-ee21884d4785

1) Contract Notice Transparency Information for the Agreement;

2) Customer list document;

3) OJEU Contract Notice reserved rights for Crown Commercial Service Framework Agreement;

4) Important instructions on how to complete your bid in Bravo Solutions.

Documents can also be found on the Crown Commercial Service web site https://ccs-agreements.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/procurement-pipeline.

Procurement.

This procurement will be evaluated in accordance with the process set out in the Bid Pack documentation. CCS reserves the right to run all stages of the procurement concurrently.

The bidder is encouraged to carry out its own due diligence.

The Authority reserves the right:

(i) not to award any Contract Agreement, as a result of the procurement process, commenced by publication of this notice;

(ii) in the event that there is a substantive challenge to the procurement, the Authority reserves the right to the extent that it is lawful to do so to conclude a Contract Agreement with the successful Bidder has not been challenged; and,

(iii) make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition.

In no circumstances will the Authority be liable for any costs incurred by the bidders.

Registering for access:

This procurement will be managed electronically via the BravoSolution eSourcing tool. This will be the route for sharing all information and communicating with potential providers. If you have recently registered on the BravoSolution portal for another CCS procurement you can use the same account for this new procurement. If not, you will first need to register your organisation on the portal.

To register, you will need to:

1) Go to the URL: https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk.

2) Select the link “I am a new supplier user”;

3) Read and agree to the portal user agreement;

4) Complete the registration form, providing information including:

— the full legal name of your organisation,

— your company registration number,

— your DUNS number — a unique nine-digit number provided to organisations free of charge by Dun and Bradstreet,

— user and contact details.

Once you have registered on the BravoSolution eSourcing tool, you will be able to express your interest in this specific procurement. Your registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done.

Note: If you require additional users from your organisation to see the Invitation to Tender ITT, do not repeat the above process as this will create a new separate organisation account; instead the registered user can add additional users to the existing supplier organisation account via “User Management” > Manage

Users” > “Users” > “Create”.

Expressing an interest:

To express your interest in this procurement:

1) Login to the BravoSolution eSourcing Suite portal: https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk

2) On the dashboard select the link ITTs Open to All Suppliers;

3) On the “ITTs Open to All Suppliers” webpage you will see one or more procurements listed, click on the procurement name you wish to access;

4) Click on Express Interest at the top of the next screen;

5) You can now access the published documents in the BravoSolution portal.

For assistance please contact the eSourcing Help-desk operated by BravoSolution by email at

help@bravosolution.co.uk or call 0800 069 8630.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

n/a
n/a
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

03/12/2018

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