IT Services and Solutions Tender Northern Ireland

IT Services and Solutions Tender Northern Ireland

Lot 1: Digital Solution Development. Lot 2: Software Testing Service.

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

2019/S 066-154548

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Department of Finance Northern Ireland
Dundonald House, Upper Newtownards Road
Belfast
BT4 3SB
United Kingdom
Contact person: ssdadmin.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 to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: 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:

CFT1890853 DoF DSS — Provision of ICT Services and Solutions

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

DoF DSS — Provision of ICT Services and Solutions

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 12 500 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 2
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1: Digital Solution Development

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72200000
72210000
72220000
72230000
72240000
72250000
72260000
72500000
72590000
72800000
72820000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN0

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

DoF DSS — Provision of ICT Services and Solutions

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Qualitative Criteria / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion – Name: Quantitative Criteria / Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 12 500 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial contract period is 12 months, with two options to extend of 12 months each.

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

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 Department of Finance (DOF) requires the provision of onsite technical resources and associated services and software, where appropriate, to assist in delivering digitally enabled outcomes, solutions and systems to meet its strategic goals. The services required include application development, testing, user experience, delivery support and data analytics.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2: Software Testing Service

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72200000
72210000
72220000
72230000
72240000
72250000
72260000
72500000
72590000
72800000
72820000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN0

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

DoF DSS — Provision of ICT Services and Solutions

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Qualitative Criteria / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion – Name: Quantitative Criteria / Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 12 500 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial period is 12 months, with 2 options to extend of 12 months each.

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

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 Department of Finance (DOF) is seeking to procure ICT services for the provision of onsite technical resources and associated services and software, where appropriate, to assist in delivering digitally enabled outcomes, solutions and systems to meet its strategic goals. The services required include application development, testing, user experience, delivery support and data analytics.

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

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

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: 01/05/2019
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: 30/07/2019

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 01/05/2019
Local time: 15:30
Place:

Clare House, 303 Airport Road West, Belfast, BT3 9ED.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Authorised construction and procurement delivery personnel.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The figure indicated in 11.1.5 represents an estimated contract value which ranges from 5 000 000 GBP to 30 000 000 GBP. This range reflects the potential scale of the contract and takes into account as yet unforeseen customer demand. The likely value of the contract is estimated at 12 500 000 GBP; this is based on continuing levels of customer demand experienced by the Authority. However, neither CPD nor the Authority can provide any guarantee as to the level of business under this contract.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland, Royal Courts of Justice
Belfast
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Contracting Authority will comply with the requirements of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended) and, where applicable, will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to all economic operators.

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

29/03/2019

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