ICT Managed Service Tender Glasgow
PHA needs a reliable, resilient and performing IT infrastructure to help support its strategic development over the next three years.
United Kingdom-Glasgow: Information technology services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
10 Mansfield Street
Telephone: +44 1413573773
NUTS code: UKM34
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA13703
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Partick Housing Association ICT Managed Service.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
PHA needs a reliable, resilient and performing IT infrastructure to help support its strategic development over the next three years and to support their day to day business operations. The key outputs required will be:
— Fully hosted service preferred but co-located will be considered.
— Replacement of all current virtualised servers to a new virtualised platform and upgrading operating systems where appropriate.
— Reliable and resilient hosted service for delivering IT infrastructure including DR and business continuity services for all components of the infrastructure.
— Support service agreement for IT infrastructure.
— Fully scoped project delivery plan including testing.
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
ICT Infrastructure and Support Services.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Option to extend the contract for a further 2 years on a year by year basis.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.1 of the notice is not applicable to this procurement exercise.
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Please refer to these statements when completing section 4B of the ESPD (Scotland).
Question Reference 4B1.1: Bidders will require to have a general yearly turnover of 120 000 GBP for the last 3 years in the business area covered by the Contract. As evidence, Partick Housing Association may ask for annual accounts for the bidder.
Question 4B.3: Where turnover information is not available for the period requested, the bidder will be required to state the date which they were set up/started trading.
Question 4B.4: Bidders will be required to state the value(s) for the following financial ratio(s) from their most recent set of accounts:
Ratio 1 the Acid Test: (Current Assets-Stock)/Current Liabilities: A company with an Acid Test Ratio of less than 1 cannot currently pay back its current liabilities. Therefore to pass the Acid Test Ration question the bidders must have a score greater than 1.
Ratio 2 Return on Capital Employed % — Profit/Capital/Employed. Return on capital employed or ROCE is used to prove the value the business gains from its assets and liabilities. To pass the question the Association requires the bidder to score a positive figure/percentage.
Ratio 3 Current Ratio — Current Assets/Liabilities. The current ratio is a liquidity ratio that measures a company’s ability to pay short-term obligations. To pass this question the Association requires the bidder to achieve a score of greater than 1.
The Association will consider a Pass in any 2 of the 3 ratios as an overall Pass for this part of the assessment.
Question Reference 4B.5.1: It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:
Employers (Compulsory) Liability Insurance — 5 000 000 GBP
Public Liability Insurance = 5 000 000 GBP
Professional Indemnity Insurance — 1 000 000 GBP.
Refer to information provided above at Section III.1.2.
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Bidders will be required to provide examples that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the works as described in Part II.1.4 of the Contract Notice.
Unsatisfactory experience will result in a fail and exclusion form the tender process.
In response to Question 4C1.2 bidders will be required to provide no more than 3 examples of a similar scope, size and nature, within the last three years that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the works.
The projects must therefore be predominately works in ICT Infrastructure and Support Services. Examples must be taken from contracts where the Bidder was working as the Main Contractor. The Contracts put forward as evidence for this must have been on-going for at least 12 months and the Bidder must be able to provide evidence of this.
In response to 4D.1 — Quality Assurance Scheme and Environmental Management Standards — The bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent) accredited independent third party certificate of compliance in accordance with BS EN IS0 9001 (or equivalent),
Alternatively in response to 4D.1.1. bidders will be required to provide their alternative proof of quality compliance by providing a statement setting out their Quality Management procedures providing proof that these are being implemented
Unsatisfactory response to Section D will result in a failure score and removal from the selection procedure.
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
The Tenderer will be expected to provide the full provision within this contract using only directly employed personnel.
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
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
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=488355.
The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.
Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.
Download the ESPD document here: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=488355
10 Mansfield Street
Telephone: +44 1413573773Internet address:http://www.partickha.org.uk
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: