Expert ICT Advice Tender

Expert ICT Advice Tender

Information and Communication Technology Improvement Support.

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

2018/S 167-381543

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Allerdale Borough Council
Allerdale House
Contact point(s): Policy Development Manager (Economic Growth)
For the attention of: Andrea Hines
CA14 3YJ Workington
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1900702771
E-mail: andrea.hines@allerdale.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1900702605

Internet address(es):

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

Electronic access to information: www.the-chest.org.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.the-chest.org.uk

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

Regional or local authority

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:

ICTIS – Information and Communication Technology Improvement Support

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

Services

NUTS code UKD11

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)

Provide expert ICT advice to individual SMEs. Each eligible SME supported will undergo an intensive diagnostic review, considering in detail how ICT is being used in the business and identifying areas for improvements. A link to the map of roll-out and not enabled areas https://www.google.com/maps/d/viewer?Mid=1Cu-4emcEG8rWRKV6_YX78jK1Uyw&ll=54.622132167702496 %2C-3.336437388747072&z=8

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72000000

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:

19 months.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 500 000,00 and 750 000,00 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 3.12.2018. Completion 31.12.2020

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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

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

10.10.2018 – 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

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 10.10.2018 – 12:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes

Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: www.the-chest.org.uk

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: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): Technology investment priority 2b Developing information and communications technology products and services, e-commerce, and enhancing demand for Information and communications technology (Confirmation of funding still to be confirmed — approx. October 2018).
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:

29.8.2018

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