Database Hosting and Support Tender
The SSRO is seeking a supplier to host, provide support and carry out development on the existing Defence Contract Analysis and Reporting System (DefCARS).
United Kingdom-London: Database and operating software package
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
15 – 17 Finlaison House, Furnival Street
Contact person: Sarah Quartermain
Telephone: +44 2037714781
NUTS code: UKIInternet address(es):Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/single-source-regulations-office
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Hosting, support and development of an existing database with secure web-based data capture, analysis and reporting.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The SSRO is seeking a supplier to host, provide support and carry out development on the existing Defence Contract Analysis and Reporting System (DefCARS). DefCARS is a secure data capture, analysis and reporting application for single source defence contracts, delivered via a web based interface.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
DefCARS is a secure data capture, analysis and reporting application delivered via a web based interface to a closed group of users. DefCARS allows defence contractors to submit their statutory reports in an electronic format to the MOD and SSRO, and incorporates functionality to allow the SSRO and the MOD to review reports and carry out analysis. Submitted defence contract data is OFFICIAL – SENSITIVE – COMMERCIAL. The SSRO is looking for a supplier to continue to provide secure hosting of the database and web application, provide system support and routine development to improve the system further. Further ad hoc system development will be required throughout the contract.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Option to extend contract for a further 12 months.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Refer to tender documents provided.
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
Refer to Contract Terms and Conditions provided.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
SSRO offices, via the e-Sourcing Portal.
Electronically, via web-based portal.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Six months before contract expiry.
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
The Contracting Authority intends to hold a demonstration of the current DefCARS system on Wednesday 21.2.2018 at a Central London location. Tenderers wishing to attend should confirm by sending a message through the e-portal. Full details of time and venue will then be issued.
The Contracting Authority reserves the right to invite individual tenderers to present details of their bid as part of the evaluation process. The intention of such presentations is for further clarification of points provided in the tender responses, should further explanations be required.
The estimated value is inclusive of any additional development undertaken during the contract period and any subsequent extension. No guarantees are made in relation to the volume of additional development work throughout the contract period and any extension.
The Contracting Authority expressly reserves the right not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
GO Reference: GO-2018129-PRO-11807518.
Finlaison House, 15-17 Furnival Street
Requests for internal review should be submitted to the SSRO before midnight on the last day of the standstill period specified in the Invitation to Tender.
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
7 Rolls Buildings, Fetter Lane
Telephone: +44 2079477156Internet address:https://www.gov.uk/courts-tribunals/technology-and-construction-court
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: