ICT Strategic Partner for ICT Hardware, Software and Services

ICT Strategic Partner for ICT Hardware, Software and Services

Provision of ICT Strategic Partner of ICT Hardware, Software and Services which all academies (currently 44 in number) within the Kemnal Academies Trust.

United Kingdom-Sidcup: Computer support services

2019/S 078-186805

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT)
The Atkins Centre, Kemnal Technology College, Sevenoaks Way
Sidcup
DA14 5AA
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@tkat.org
NUTS code: UKJ
Internet address(es):Main address: www.tkat.org

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendorganiser.co.uk/educationportal/aspx/Home

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://in-tendorganiser.co.uk/educationportal/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendorganiser.co.uk/educationportal/aspx/Home
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

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Provision of ICT Strategic Partner Provision of ICT Hardware, Software and Services

Reference number: TKAT19004

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72610000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Provision of ICT Strategic Partner of ICT Hardware, Software and Services which all academies (currently 44 in number) within the Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT) can access in each of the 6 areas in which TKAT operates: East Sussex, Essex, Hampshire, Kent, Surrey and West Sussex. This is a new contract for TKAT to offer a strategic pan TKAT solution for its ICT requirements and to gradually replace existing contractual arrangements the individual academies have with their ICT Providers. TKAT would like this new contract to commence on the 1.7.2019 so that activity can take place over the summer break with new IT infrastructure being in place for a number of priority academies ready for the start of the 2019/20 academic year.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 20 000 000.00 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: UKJ
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of ICT Strategic Partner — Provision of ICT Hardware, Software and Services which all of the TKAT academies can access.

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: 20 000 000.00 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:

At end of the contract period, subject to any extensions.

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

Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue

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

List and brief description of conditions:

As stated in the procurement documents.

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

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

As stated in the procurement documents.

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As stated in the procurement documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open 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

An electronic auction will be used
Additional information about electronic auction:

TKAT reserve the right to conduct an e-auction if considered necessary to deliver best value for money.

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: 21/05/2019
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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 21/05/2019
Local time: 12:00
Place:

As agreed and authorised by TKAT.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

At contract renewal.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The contract is for an initial period of 3 years with the option to extend for up to 2 years. Maximum contract period 5 years. The decision to extend the contract is at the sole discretion of TKAT and subject to the performance of the successful supplier. No guarantee or commitment as to the initial and future value of any work arising from this contract can be given. Bidders are strongly recommended to be available for a bidder briefing to be held on the 3.5.2019. Time to be confirmed.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Cabinet Office
London
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

16/04/2019