IT Managed Services for The Charles Dickens School
The School is looking to procure a competent and capable IT managed service provider who can support and enhance both the working and learning lives of staff and pupils respectively.
United Kingdom-Broadstairs: Computer-related management services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
The Charles Dickens School
Contact point(s): Schools Buying Club, Technology House, 151 Silbury Boulevard, Milton Keynes, MK9 1LH
For the attention of: Mike Elkins
CT10 2RL Broadstairs
Telephone: +44 1908545734
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.cds.kent.sch.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/thebuyingclub/aspx/Home
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: UK — Kent — Broadstairs.
NUTS code UKJ4
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The School aims to provide a safe and harmonious community in which students can flourish. Students are treated as individuals and receive outstanding care, support and guidance.
The School currently receives managed IT services from an external provider, with their current Contract due to expire later this year.
In light of the above, the School is looking to procure a competent and capable IT managed service provider who can support and enhance both the working and learning lives of staff and pupils respectively.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
72510000, 72700000, 72540000, 72590000
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
This Contract is being advertised as a singular lot as this is a fully managed service Contract.
The Charles Dickens School intends to let a Contract with a core duration of 3 years. At the conclusion of this core period there shall be the option of extension by a further 2 years, at yearly intervals.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 500 000 and 750 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: The Charles Dickens School intends to let a Contract with a core duration of 3 years. At the conclusion of this core period there shall be the option of extension by a further 2 years, at yearly intervals.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
Number of possible renewals: Range: between 1 and 2
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Full details of the objective criteria are detailed in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire, which must be sought and returned by the closing deadline.
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Full details of the objective criteria are detailed in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire, which must be sought and returned by the closing deadline.
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
To receive information about this tender, including any amendments and/or clarifications and to request any clarifications and/or to respond to this tender, you must register your interest to this tender on the following site: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/thebuyingclub/aspx/Home
Following an expression of interest on www.in-tendhost.co.uk, the PQQ will be available to access on https://in-tendhost.co.uk/thebuyingclub/aspx/Home The PQQ must be returned in accordance with the instructions set out in the PQQ, by the time and date indicated. The Contracting Authority does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any offer and reserves the right to accept an offer in either whole or in part. The Contracting Authority is not responsible for any costs incurred by bidders in relation to the participation in this process.
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
See below VI.4.2
Body responsible for mediation procedures
See below VI.4.2
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No.102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed, or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: