Identity Assurance Support and Maintenance Contract

Identity Assurance Support and Maintenance Contract

This requirement is for the provision of support and maintenance for the NICS Identity Assurance service. 

United Kingdom-Belfast: Computer network services

2018/S 201-456879

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Department of Finance
DTS, Goodwood House, 44 -58 May Street
Belfast
BT1 4NN
United Kingdom
Contact person: ssd.Admin.CPDfinance-ni.gov.uk
E-mail: ssdAdmin.CPD@finance-ni.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

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://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

ID 1406165 DoF Digital Transformation Service — NICS Identity Assurance (NIDA) Support and Maintenance Contract

Reference number: 1406165

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72700000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

This requirement is for the provision of support and maintenance for the NICS Identity Assurance (NIDA) service. This service has been live since June 2016 and provides a central account registration, verification and management function in support of other online, government services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 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)

72222300
72212732
72212731

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This requirement is for the provision of support and maintenance for the NICS Identity Assurance (NIDA) service. This service has been live since June 2016 and provides a central account registration, verification and management function in support of other online, government services.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Qualitative Criteria / Weighting: 60
Cost criterion – Name: Quantitative Criteria / Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The contract will run for an initial period of 2 years, with an option to extend by a further 2 years on a + 1yr, + 1yr basis.

Contract extension will be subject to performance reviews carried out by DTS and future costs remaining within the budgetary allocations.

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

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

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: 16/11/2018
Local time: 15:00
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

Tender must be valid until: 14/02/2019

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 16/11/2018
Local time: 15:30
Place:

Construction and Procurement Delivery (CPD). supplies and services division. Clare House. 303 Airport Road. Belfast. BT3 9ED

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

CPD authorised Personnel

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

2 years if extension option not taken.

4 years if extension option is taken.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The UK does not have any such bodies with responsibility for appeal/mediation procedures.
United Kingdom
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

CPD will comply with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and, where appropriate, will incorporate a standstill period (i.e. a minimum of 10 calendar days at the point information on award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision.

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

15/10/2018

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