Networking and Telecommunications Services Framework

Networking and Telecommunications Services Framework

The purpose of this new framework agreement is to ensure we can provide an offering suitable for members of PfH in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland and other public bodies permitted to use this Framework Agreement.

United Kingdom-Warrington: Telecommunications services

2017/S 104-207738

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Procurement for Housing
2 Olympic Way, Woolston Grange Avenue, Birchwood
Warrington
WA2 0YL
United Kingdom
Contact person: Marc Lajeunesse
Telephone: +44 8458645100
E-mail: mlajeunesse@procurementforhousing.co.uk
Fax: +44 8458645115
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: http://www.procurementforhousing.co.ukAddress of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA26067

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: www.mytenders.org
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.mytenders.org

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:

ML/Telecoms/2017.

II.1.2)Main CPV code

64200000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this new framework agreement (‘this Framework Agreement’) is to ensure we can provide an offering suitable for members of PfH in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland and other public bodies permitted to use this Framework Agreement who require the provision of telecommunications services including communications network solutions, mobile communications and off premise hosted communications networks.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

1 and 3.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Mobile Communications

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

64212000
32250000
32252100
32252110

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Items/services covered in the lot will include, but are not limited to: (a) Mobile voice and data bundles; Mobile broadband; M2M; WIFI Connectivity; 3G and 4G, (b) the provision of associated hardware such as smartphones, tablets and PDAs, (c) the provision of associated mobile communications systems and software including mobile device management, mobile call recording, mobile conference calling, anti-virus software, Office 365, (d) Hardware repair services, (e) Mobile cloud storage and sharing services, (f) Associated consultancy services.

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

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Framework Agreement will be let for three (3) years, with a one (1) year optional extension (4 years in total).

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 8

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Network Communications

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

32412100
32500000
32510000
32522000
32524000
45314000
64200000
64227000
71316000
32410000
32412000
32413000
32424000
32430000
72710000
72720000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The lot will include, but is not limited to: (a) Network Connectivity, (b) On Premise IP Telephony Services, (c) Call Centres and Contact Centre Services, (d) Unified Communications, (e) Design, Supply, Installation and Maintenance of telecoms systems, hardware and infrastructure, (f) the provision of Hosted Communications Solutions and (g) Associated consultancy services.

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

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Framework Agreement will be let for three (3) years, with a one (1) year optional extension (4 years in total).

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 8

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Off Premise Hosted Telephony

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

50334100
51340000
32500000
32412100
32522000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot of the Framework is for the provision of Off Premise Hosted Telephony Solution. Items/services covered in the lot will include, but are not limited to: Clear subscription options; Scalable packages; Wide range of call features, group capabilities and options; Web based portals that can be used by end users and administrators; Configuration options for administrators; Training and support; Multiple device connectivity; Feature rich hardware; Multi-site capability; Help desk facilities; Out of hours help desk and support; Call centre functionality; Project management support for implementation; PSN compliant services; Provision of network connectivity hardware and services to support hosted solutions;Associated consultancy services.

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

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Framework Agreement will be let for three (3) years, with a one (1) year optional extension (4 years in total).

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 8

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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 14
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: 29/06/2017
Local time: 08:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 18/07/2017

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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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:

This Framework Agreement may be used by any contracting authority listed in or referred to in the OJEU notice.

This includes:

— all current members of PfH at the time of the OJEU notice for this procurement;

— any registered provider of social housing (or Welsh registered social landlord, or Scottish registered social landlord) that becomes a member of PfH during the period of the Framework Agreement;

— any public authority (as defined in the Freedom of Information Act 2000 for public authorities in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and UK-wide public authorities based in Scotland, or as defined in the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 for Scottish public authorities) that becomes a member of PfH at any time during the period of the Framework Agreement;

— any local authority (as defined in the Local Government Act 1972 for public authorities in England and Wales, or as defined in the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973 for Scottish local authorities, or as defined in the Local Government Act (Northern Ireland) 1972 for local authorities in Northern Ireland) that becomes a member of PfH at any time during the period of the Framework Agreement;

— any housing Arm’s Length Management Organisation that becomes a member of PfH during the period of the Framework Agreement;

— any wholly owned subsidiary of any of the above organisations; and

— any other contracting authority listed on the following page of the PfH website — http://www.procurementforhousing.co.uk/about_us/OJEUframework_permissible_users at the time of the OJEU notice for this procurement.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at http://www.myTenders.org/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=198329

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.myTenders.org/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(MT Ref:198329).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Procurement for Housing
2 Olympic Way, Woolston Grange Avenue, Birchwood
Warrington
WA2 0YL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 8458645100
Fax: +44 8458645115Internet address:http://www.procurementforhousing.co.uk
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:

29/05/2017

 

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