ICT Infrastructure Contract – Salvation Army Housing Association

ICT Infrastructure Contract – Salvation Army Housing Association

To provide the capacity for future requirements to deliver digital services to customers and to increase the use of electronic systems for staff. 

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

2017/S 191-391394

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Salvation Army Housing Association
St. Olaves House, 10 Lloyd’s Avenue
London
EC3N 3AJ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Argiri Papathos
Telephone: +44 2073324800
E-mail: argiri.papathos@saha.org.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.saha.org.uk

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-IT-services:-consulting%2C-software-development%2C-Internet-and-support./JEQ5J47V46
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

ICT Infrastruture Contract.

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Salvation Army Housing Association (saha) is seeking to appoint a single supplier to upgrade the existing saha systems to accommodate the loadings required by the newly merged organisation of Chapter 1 and saha and to provide the capacity for future requirements to deliver digital services to customers and to increase the use of electronic systems for staff. The scope will include servers and storage which will be delivered through saha’s in house server room together with a backup and a disaster recovery solution to provisioned as cloud services. The solution provided will also need to build on the organisation’s adoption of Citrix, both to increase the number of users who access systems through thin client technologies and the increasing processing power which is required to deliver new applications including audio and video.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 750 000.00 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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Saha is seeking to appoint a single supplier to upgrade the existing saha systems to accommodate the loadings required by the newly merged organisation of Chapter 1 and saha and to provide the capacity for future requirements to deliver digital services to customers and to increase the use of electronic systems for staff. The scope will include servers and storage which will be delivered through saha’s in house server room together with a backup and a disaster recovery solution to provisioned as cloud services. The solution provided will also need to build on the organisation’s adoption of Citrix, both to increase the number of users who access systems through thin client technologies and the increasing processing power which is required to deliver new applications including audio and video.

Saha requires the successful supplier to have completed the implementation by 31.3.2018. This will be a condition of the Contract that is entered into with the successful supplier. Therefore, only those suppliers that are able to meet this timetable should apply for the Contract.

It is envisaged that the Contract with the successful supplier will last for an initial period of 4 years, with three 1 yearly options to extend at Saha’s discretion, giving a maximum potential term of 7 years.

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: 750 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 84
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Envisaged minimum number: 5
Maximum number: 7
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As set out in the Selection Questionnaire.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

It is envisaged that the Contract with the successful supplier will last for an initial period of 4 years, with three 1 yearly options to extend at Saha’s discretion, giving a maximum potential term of 7 years.

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

The Authority reserves the right to cancel the procurement at any time and not to proceed with all or part of the Contract.

The Authority will not, under any circumstances, reimburse any expense incurred by Applicants in preparing their selection questionnaire or tender submissions.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Please refer to the Selection Questionnaire.

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: 02/11/2017
Local time: 12:00
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: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement. A copy of the tender documents for this procurement can be obtained at the Delta eSourcing link below In accordance with the requirements of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, the Selection Questionnaire and the tender documents are being made available to Applicants via the Delta system from the date of issue of this Contract Notice.

However, as the Authority is following the restricted procedure to procure the Contract, interested Applicants are initially only required to submit a completed Selection Questionnaire by the deadline stated in section IV.2.2 of this notice. Only those Applicants that are shortlisted for the tender stage following the Selection Questionnaire evaluation will be required to submit a tender for the Contract in response to the Invitation to Tender (ITT).

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-IT-services:-consulting%2C-software-development%2C-Internet-and-support./JEQ5J47V46

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/JEQ5J47V46

GO Reference: GO-2017102-PRO-11131679.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Court
The Strand
London
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

In accordance with Part 3 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Cabinet Office
London
United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

02/10/2017

 

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