Gateshead Council Contract for Payment Card Services
Providing residents and businesses in Gateshead with the facility to make payments to the Council and The Gateshead Housing Company Limited.
United Kingdom-Gateshead: Financial transaction processing and clearing-house services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
The Borough Council of Gateshead
Corporate Procurement, 1st Floor Civic Centre, Regent Street
For the attention of: Janice Lynn
NE8 1HH Gateshead
Telephone: +44 1914335959
General address of the contracting authority: www.nepo.org
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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 6: Financial services a) Insurances services b) Banking and investment services
NUTS code UKC22
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The Purchasers would like to offer this service across a national network of outlets and will require access to a network of payment facilities including the Post Office and PayPoint networks as these services are already being utilised by some Clients.
Transactions, processed using the service, must clear into the Purchaser’s main bank account and the solution must provide proper clearing bank guarantees and full safeguarding of any monies.
Consolidated electronic files should be supplied for the reconciliation of transactions the format of which will be agreed with the successful contractor.
There may also be a requirement for payment cards incorporating a design agreed with the Purchasers and identifying the Clients unique account number.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT: 500 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: Option to extend for a possible 2 x 12 month periods.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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
Description of particular conditions: As detailed in tender documentation.
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
As detailed in tender documentation.
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 27.3.2017 – 13:00
Gateshead Council, Civic Centre, Regent Street, Gateshead, NE8 1HH.
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Officers from Legal, Democratic and Property Services and Corporate Commissioning and Procurement.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 2 or 4 years depending of whether extension option is taken.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
This process is being managed electronically through the Councils etendering system. Tender documentation is only available through the etendering system and bids must only be submitted using this system. To register interest in this contract and to obtain the relevant tender documents please go to www.nepo.org The contract reference number is DN235495. If you require assistance with the website or registration process please contact the System Support Team on 0330 0050352 orProContractSuppliers@proactis.com
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
Civic Centre Regent Terrace
NE8 1HH Gateshead
Telephone: +44 1914333000
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: