Local Government Finance Software Tender

Local Government Finance Software Tender

Contract for the provision of software-as-a-service for the processing, analysing and interpreting of Council Tax and Council Tax Reduction data across 22 Welsh Local Authorities.

United Kingdom-Cardiff: Electronic data management (EDM)

2017/S 105-209927

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Welsh Government
Corporate Procurement Services, Cathays Park
Cardiff
CF10 3NQ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000628864
E-mail: ictprocurement@wales.gsi.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKL

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/

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:

Local Government Finance Software.

Reference number: C199/2016/17

II.1.2)Main CPV code

48613000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Contract for the provision of software-as-a-service for the processing, analysing and interpreting of Council Tax and Council Tax Reduction data across 22 Welsh Local Authorities.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 150 000.00 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)

48000000
48222000
72322000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of a software-as-a-service application for the purpose of processing, viewing, analysing and interpreting Council Tax and council Tax Reduction data.

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: 480 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend beyond the initial term for further periods up to maximum of 2 years.

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

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

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
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

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

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: 03/07/2017
Local time: 14:00
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 03/07/2017
Local time: 10:00
Place:

Welsh Government, Cathays Park, Cardiff.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=66428

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:

A non-core approach to Community Benefits will be taken, which means that the Community Benefits proposal that you return as part of this tender process will not be evaluated and scored.

The Community Benefits Policy has key strategic priority areas that align with the Welsh Government Programme for Government commitments.

The policy priority areas that the client want you to focus on in your Community Benefits proposal are:

— Training and recruitment opportunities for the economically inactive* / disadvantaged groups, including Worklessness (Welsh Government Lift Programme), and/or graduates, under graduates placements and/or trainees, and/or apprenticeships etc. Bidders should consider opportunities for recruiting and training the above groups as part of the workforce delivering this contract / agreement.

Retention and training for the existing workforce

— *Long-term economically inactive’ in this invitation means those who have not been in paid employment in the last 3 months immediately prior to the date of this invitation. For the definition of disadvantaged please refer to the EU definition which can be found in the community benefits measurement tool, employment tab at this link http://prp.wales.gov.uk/toolkit/

Innovation is encouraged and this list is not exhaustive.

(WA Ref: 66428)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Welsh Government
Corporate Procurement Services, Cathays Park
Cardiff
CF10 3NQ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000628864Internet address:http://wales.gov.uk/?skip=1&lang=en
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

31/05/2017

 

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