Digital Consultancy Support Contract

Digital Consultancy Support Contract

National Savings and Investments wishes to establish a contract with a provider of digital consultancy support services.

United Kingdom-London: Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

2019/S 153-377477

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

National Savings and Investments
1 Drummond Gate
London
SW1V 2QX
United Kingdom
E-mail: malcolm.edwards@nsandi.com
NUTS code: UKI
Internet address(es):Main address: www.nsandi.com

Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/5255

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=29633&B=NSANDI
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=29633&B=NSANDI
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

Other activity: Financial services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Digital Consultancy Support

Reference number: 1571

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

NS&I wishes to establish a contract with a provider of digital consultancy support services. A digital and fintech consultancy agency is required to help NS&I monitor the external competitor landscape, particularly focusing on fintechs, Open Banking developments and digital innovations.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 240 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79310000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

London.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NS&I wishes to establish a contract with a provider of digital consultancy support services. A digital and fintech consultancy agency is required to help NS&I monitor the external competitor landscape, particularly focussing on fintechs, Open Banking developments and digital innovations.

NS&I are expecting to contract with a supplier that has specialist knowledge within the digital and fintech sector with a comprehensive market coverage. The supplier should be able to provide monitoring over an extensive list of competitors’ within the UK and around the world.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion – Name: Capability / Weighting: 40
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 10
Price – Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 240 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will last for an initial period of 1 year with the option to extend the contract on an annual basis for up to a further 2 years.

Indicative budget for a one year contract is 80 000,00 GBP p.a.

The estimated maximum value of a contract over 3 years would be 240 000,00 GBP.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Selection criteria as set out in the Selection Questionnaire included in the tender documents, and in accordance with Reg. 58 and Reg. 65 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

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

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

Restricted 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: 06/09/2019
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 16/09/2019

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: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

For further information and to download the Selection Questionnaire please visit the NS&I eProcurement portal: https://nsandi.eu-supply.com/login.asp?B=NSANDI

Completed selection questionnaires must be submitted via the NS&I eProcurement portal:

https://nsandi.eu-supply.com/login.asp?B=NSANDI by the deadline of Midday 6.9.2019.

Any clarification questions relating to the opportunity must be submitted via the messaging function of the NS&I eProcurement portal: https://nsandi.eu-supply.com/login.asp?B=NSANDI

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Court of England and Wales Royal Courts of Justice
Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
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:

07/08/2019

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