Homes England Tender for Local Help to Buy Agents

Homes England Tender for Local Help to Buy Agents

Homes England intends to procure the services of a local help to buy agents to support the administration of its help to buy products.

United Kingdom-London: Financial and insurance services

2019/S 108-263218

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Homes England (the name adopted by the Homes and Communities Agency)
10025394
Windsor House, 42-50 Victoria Street
London
SW1H 0TL
United Kingdom
Contact person: Jane Evans
Telephone: +44 3001234500
E-mail: helptobuyagents@homesengland.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/login
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/login

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

National or federal agency/office

I.5)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Local Help to Buy Agents

Reference number: DN358015

II.1.2)Main CPV code

66000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Homes England intends to procure the services of a local help to buy agents to support the administration of its help to buy products.

The scope and service required is also split into 2 parts to align to Homes England’s digital transformation programme.

Help to buy agents perform an important role in assisting Homes England to deliver its low cost home ownership (LCHO) and equity loan funded home ownership products to provide a seamless and consistent service to customers.

This contract will be split into 3 geographical lots including:

Lot 1: (North East and North West);

Lot 2: (Midlands and London); and

Lot 3: (South East and South West).

Please note that within lot 2 there is a geographic split of the Midlands and London. No shared ownership or affordable housing service is required for the London element of that lot.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 66 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1: North East and North West

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

66000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKC
NUTS code: UKD

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1: Delivery of the low cost home ownership (LCHO) and equity loan funded home ownership products to provide a seamless and consistent service to customers in the North East and North West.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 18 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will be for an initial period up to 31.3.2021 with the ability for Homes England to extend the contract to a maximum term of 5 years in total (including the initial period).

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

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2: Midlands and London

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

66000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF
NUTS code: UKG
NUTS code: UKI

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2: delivery of the low cost home ownership (LCHO) and equity loan funded home ownership products to provide a seamless and consistent service to customers in the Midlands.

And delivery of equity loan funded home ownership products to provide a seamless and consistent service to customers in London (LCHO will not be part of this contract in London).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 19 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will be for an initial period up to 31.3.2021 with the ability for Homes England to extend the contract to a maximum term of 5 years in total (including the initial period).

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

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3: South East and South West

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

66000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ
NUTS code: UKK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 3: delivery of the low cost home ownership (LCHO) and equity loan funded home ownership products to provide a seamless and consistent service to customers in South East (excluding London) and South West.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 29 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will be for an initial period up to 31.3.2021 with the ability for Homes England to extend the contract to a maximum term of 5 years in total (including the initial period).

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

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 164-374692

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 03/07/2019
Local time: 17:00
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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Tenderers wishing to be considered must register their expression of interest and submit a tender through our e-Tendering system. If not already registered, you should register at https://procontract.due-north.com/Login

All discussions, meetings, and communications will be conducted in English.

The contract will be subject to English law. Tender pricing and payments must be in GBP.

This procurement and award are subject to the UK Government transparency arrangements and is subject to the Freedom of information Act 2000. We take a zero-tolerance approach to bribery and corruption see https://

www.gov.uk/government/publications/anti-bribery-and-corruption-policy.

Homes England is committed to protecting personal data, see https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/homes-england/about/personal-information-charter

All dates are indicative and may be amended.

The NUTS code included in this notice is ‘UK’, however, the services only relate to England.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Royal Court of Justice
The 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:

03/06/2019

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