NWUPC Framework for Supply of Telecoms Equipment

NWUPC Framework for Supply of Telecoms Equipment

The Framework Agreement will be split into four lots as follows: Lot 1 Headsets. Lot 2 Telephones.
Lot 3 Telephone Accessories.

United Kingdom-Manchester: Radio telephones

2015/S 159-292082

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

NWUPC LTD
Albert House, 17 Bloom Street
For the attention of: David Lamb
M1 3HZ Manchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1612348003
E-mail: david.lamb@liverpool.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.nwupc.ac.uk

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

Other

I.3)Main activity

Education

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

HE and FE member institutions throughout the UK

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Telecoms Equipment.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
NUTS code

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 520 000 and 5 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Telecoms Equipment
The NWUPC has a requirement to establish a Framework Agreement for the supply of Telecoms Equipment. The Authority is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts regulations 2015 the (‘Regulations’) on behalf of members of NWUPC, APUC, HEPCW, LUPC, NEUPC, SUPC and CPC.
A list of members can be located at:

NWUPC: http://www.nwupc.ac.uk/members/index.php

APUC: http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/#!/members

HEPCW: http://www.hepcw.ac.uk/about-us-2/

LUPC: http://www.lupc.ac.uk/list-of-members.html

NEUPC: http://www.neupc.ac.uk/our-members

SUPC: http://www.supc.procureweb.ac.uk/about-us

CPC: http://www.cpc.salford.ac.uk/members

1.2.2 The Authority is procuring the Framework Agreement as a central purchasing body for itself and Other Contracting Bodies (OCB). This means that OCBs referred to in the OJEU Notice may also participate in the Framework Agreement.
1.2.3 The Contract Notice has been advertised in the Supplement of the Official Journal of the European Union and the Tender is being conducted under EU Procurement Directives Open Procedure.
1.3.3 The Framework Agreement will be split into four lots as follows:
Lot 1 Headsets
Lot 2 Telephones
Lot 3 Telephone Accessories
Lot 4 Two-Way Radios
1.3.4 The supplier can apply for a single lot or for multiple lots. You only need to complete one ITT regardless of the number of lots you wish to apply for. The ITT will be evaluated once and the score achieved will be used for each lot you have opted to apply for. Each lot will be awarded separately and a successful award on a particular lot does not enable You to supply under any other lot.
1.3.5 Lot 1 Headsets, Lot 2 Telephones, Lot 3 Telephony Accessories and Lot 4 Two Way Radios includes, but is not limited to, the following scope: Headsets, Telephony, Conferencing, Charge Boxes, Call Management and Telephony Infrastructure. This list is not exhaustive.
All Agreements resulting from this Tender should be made available to and apply to all current and future members of the participating consortia. It should also apply, with the express written permission of the Authority, to any member of any other Higher or Further Education regional purchasing consortium or any other Higher Education Institution in the United Kingdom as well as the Research Councils, providing that they formally commit to participate in and support this Agreement. The Authority will only grant permission at the request of the consortium; or an Institution if it is not a member of a Consortium. This Agreement is not intended to replace any current Agreements that either participating or non-participating Consortia may already have in place. A list of the current members of the HE and FE regional purchasing consortia is as follows:

APUC http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/#!/members

HEPCW http://www.hepcw.ac.uk/about-us-2/

LUPC http://www.lupc.ac.uk/list-of-members.html

NEUPC http://www.neupc.ac.uk/our-members

SUPC http://supc.procureweb.ac.uk/about-us

CPC http://www.cpc.salford.ac.uk/members

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

32236000, 32552160, 32551500, 32552120, 32552150, 32237000, 32552140, 32552130, 32552110

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The NWUPC has a requirement to establish a Framework Agreement for the supply of Telecoms Equipment. The Authority is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts regulations 2015 the (‘Regulations’) on behalf of members of NWUPC, APUC, HEPCW, LUPC, NEUPC, SUPC and CPC.
A list of members can be located at:

NWUPC: http://www.nwupc.ac.uk/members/index.php

APUC: http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/#!/members

HEPCW: http://www.hepcw.ac.uk/about-us-2/

LUPC: http://www.lupc.ac.uk/list-of-members.html

NEUPC: http://www.neupc.ac.uk/our-members

SUPC: http://www.supc.procureweb.ac.uk/about-us

CPC: http://www.cpc.salford.ac.uk/members

1.2.2 The Authority is establishing the Framework Agreement as a central purchasing body for itself and Other Contracting Bodies (OCB). This means that OCBs referred to in the OJEU Notice may also participate in the Framework Agreement.
1.2.3 The Contract Notice has been advertised in the Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union and on Contracts Finder and the process is being conducted under the EU Procurement Directive’s, Open Procedure.
This Framework Agreement will commence on 1.12.2015 for an initial period of 24 months until 30.11.2017 with the option to extend the Agreement for 2 x 12 month periods until 30.11.2019 subject to satisfactory Economic Operator performance.
1.3.3 The Framework Agreement will be split into four (4) lots as follows:
Lot 1 — Headsets
Lot 2 — Telephones
Lot 3 — Telephony Accessories
Lot 4 — Two-Way Radios
1.3.4 The Tenderer can apply for a single lot or for multiple lots. To apply, you will need to complete and return the one set of the ITT document plus the price list for each lot you apply for. Each lot will be awarded separately and a successful award on a particular lot does not enable You to supply under any other Lot.
1.3.5 Lot 1 Headsets, Lot 2 Telephones, Lot 3 Telephony Accessories and Lot 4 Two Way Radios includes, but is not limited to, the following scope: Headsets, Telephony, Conferencing, Charge Boxes, Call Management and Telephony Infrastructure. This list is not exhaustive.
All Agreements resulting from this Tender should be made available to and apply to all current and future members of the participating consortia. It should also apply, with the express written permission of the Authority, to any member of any other Higher or Further Education regional purchasing consortium or any other Higher Education Institution in the United Kingdom as well as the Research Councils, providing that they formally commit to participate in and support this Agreement. The Authority will only grant permission at the request of the consortium; or an Institution if it is not a member of a Consortium. This Agreement is not intended to replace any current Agreements that either participating or non-participating Consortia may already have in place. A list of the current members of the HE and FE regional purchasing consortia is as follows:

APUC http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/#!/members

HEPCW http://www.hepcw.ac.uk/about-us-2/

LUPC http://www.lupc.ac.uk/list-of-members.html

NEUPC http://www.neupc.ac.uk/our-members

SUPC http://supc.procureweb.ac.uk/about-us

CPC http://www.cpc.salford.ac.uk/members

II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.12.2015. Completion 30.11.2017

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Telecoms equipment — Headsets

1)Short description

The NWUPC has a requirement to establish a Framework Agreement for the supply of Telecoms Equipment. The Authority is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts regulations 2015 the (‘Regulations’) on behalf of members of NWUPC, APUC, HEPCW, LUPC, NEUPC, SUPC and CPC.
A list of members can be located at:

NWUPC: http://www.nwupc.ac.uk/members/index.php

APUC: http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/#!/members

HEPCW: http://www.hepcw.ac.uk/about-us-2/

LUPC: http://www.lupc.ac.uk/list-of-members.html

NEUPC: http://www.neupc.ac.uk/our-members

SUPC: http://www.supc.procureweb.ac.uk/about-us

CPC: http://www.cpc.salford.ac.uk/members

1.2.2 The Authority is establishing the Framework Agreement as a central purchasing body for itself and Other Contracting Bodies (OCB). This means that OCBs referred to in the OJEU Notice may also participate in the Framework Agreement.
1.2.3 The Contract Notice has been advertised in the Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union and on Contracts Finder and the process is being conducted under the EU Procurement Directive’s, Open Procedure.
This Framework Agreement will commence on 1.12.2015 for an initial period of 24 months until 30.11.2017 with the option to extend the Agreement for 2 x 12 month periods until 30.11.2019 subject to satisfactory Economic Operator performance.
1.3.3 The Framework Agreement will be split into four (4) lots as follows:
Lot 1 — Headsets
Lot 2 — Telephones
Lot 3 — Telephony Accessories
Lot 4 — Two-Way Radios
1.3.4 The Tenderer can apply for a single lot or for multiple lots. To apply, you will need to complete and return the one set of the ITT document plus the price list for each lot you apply for. Each lot will be awarded separately and a successful award on a particular lot does not enable You to supply under any other Lot.
1.3.5 Lot 1 Headsets, includes but is not limited to headsets and all related accessories
Infrastructure. This list is not exhaustive.
All Agreements resulting from this Tender should be made available to and apply to all current and future members of the participating consortia. It should also apply, with the express written permission of the Authority, to any member of any other Higher or Further Education regional purchasing consortium or any other Higher Education Institution in the United Kingdom as well as the Research Councils, providing that they formally commit to participate in and support this Agreement. The Authority will only grant permission at the request of the consortium; or an Institution if it is not a member of a Consortium. This Agreement is not intended to replace any current Agreements that either participating or non-participating Consortia may already have in place.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

32551300

3)Quantity or scope

The NWUPC has a requirement to establish a Framework Agreement for the supply of Telecoms Equipment. The Authority is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts regulations 2015 the (‘Regulations’) on behalf of members of NWUPC, APUC, HEPCW, LUPC, NEUPC, SUPC and CPC.
A list of members can be located at:

NWUPC: http://www.nwupc.ac.uk/members/index.php

APUC: http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/#!/members

HEPCW: http://www.hepcw.ac.uk/about-us-2/

LUPC: http://www.lupc.ac.uk/list-of-members.html

NEUPC: http://www.neupc.ac.uk/our-members

SUPC: http://www.supc.procureweb.ac.uk/about-us

CPC: http://www.cpc.salford.ac.uk/members

1.2.2 The Authority is establishing the Framework Agreement as a central purchasing body for itself and Other Contracting Bodies (OCB). This means that OCBs referred to in the OJEU Notice may also participate in the Framework Agreement.
1.2.3 The Contract Notice has been advertised in the Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union and on Contracts Finder and the process is being conducted under the EU Procurement Directive’s, Open Procedure.
This Framework Agreement will commence on 1.12.2015 for an initial period of 24 months until 30.11.2017 with the option to extend the Agreement for 2 x 12 month periods until 30.11.2019 subject to satisfactory Economic Operator performance.
1.3.3 The Framework Agreement will be split into four (4) lots as follows:
Lot 1 — Headsets
Lot 2 — Telephones
Lot 3 — Telephony Accessories
Lot 4 — Two-Way Radios
1.3.4 The Tenderer can apply for a single lot or for multiple lots. To apply, you will need to complete and return the one set of the ITT document plus the price list for each lot you apply for. Each lot will be awarded separately and a successful award on a particular lot does not enable You to supply under any other Lot.
1.3.5 Lot 1 Headsets, includes but is not limited to headsets and all related accessories
Infrastructure. This list is not exhaustive.
All Agreements resulting from this Tender should be made available to and apply to all current and future members of the participating consortia. It should also apply, with the express written permission of the Authority, to any member of any other Higher or Further Education regional purchasing consortium or any other Higher Education Institution in the United Kingdom as well as the Research Councils, providing that they formally commit to participate in and support this Agreement. The Authority will only grant permission at the request of the consortium; or an Institution if it is not a member of a Consortium. This Agreement is not intended to replace any current Agreements that either participating or non-participating Consortia may already have in place.

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2Lot title: Telecoms Equipment — Telephones

1)Short description

The NWUPC has a requirement to establish a Framework Agreement for the supply of Telecoms Equipment. The Authority is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts regulations 2015 the (‘Regulations’) on behalf of members of NWUPC, APUC, HEPCW, LUPC, NEUPC, SUPC and CPC.
A list of members can be located at:

NWUPC: http://www.nwupc.ac.uk/members/index.php

APUC: http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/#!/members

HEPCW: http://www.hepcw.ac.uk/about-us-2/

LUPC: http://www.lupc.ac.uk/list-of-members.html

NEUPC: http://www.neupc.ac.uk/our-members

SUPC: http://www.supc.procureweb.ac.uk/about-us

CPC: http://www.cpc.salford.ac.uk/members

1.2.2 The Authority is establishing the Framework Agreement as a central purchasing body for itself and Other Contracting Bodies (OCB). This means that OCBs referred to in the OJEU Notice may also participate in the Framework Agreement.
1.2.3 The Contract Notice has been advertised in the Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union and on Contracts Finder and the process is being conducted under the EU Procurement Directive’s, Open Procedure.
This Framework Agreement will commence on 1.12.2015 for an initial period of 24 months until 30.11.2017 with the option to extend the Agreement for 2 x 12 month periods until 30.11.2019 subject to satisfactory Economic Operator performance.
1.3.3 The Framework Agreement will be split into four (4) lots as follows:
Lot 1 — Headsets
Lot 2 — Telephones
Lot 3 — Telephony Accessories
Lot 4 — Two-Way Radios
1.3.4 The Tenderer can apply for a single lot or for multiple lots. To apply, you will need to complete and return the one set of the ITT document plus the price list for each lot you apply for. Each lot will be awarded separately and a successful award on a particular lot does not enable You to supply under any other Lot.
1.3.5 Lot 1 Headsets, includes but is not limited to headsets and all related accessories
Infrastructure. This list is not exhaustive.
All Agreements resulting from this Tender should be made available to and apply to all current and future members of the participating consortia. It should also apply, with the express written permission of the Authority, to any member of any other Higher or Further Education regional purchasing consortium or any other Higher Education Institution in the United Kingdom as well as the Research Councils, providing that they formally commit to participate in and support this Agreement. The Authority will only grant permission at the request of the consortium; or an Institution if it is not a member of a Consortium. This Agreement is not intended to replace any current Agreements that either participating or non-participating Consortia may already have in place.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

32552110, 32552160, 32552120, 32552150, 32552140, 32552130

3)Quantity or scope

The NWUPC has a requirement to establish a Framework Agreement for the supply of Telecoms Equipment. The Authority is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts regulations 2015 the (‘Regulations’) on behalf of members of NWUPC, APUC, HEPCW, LUPC, NEUPC, SUPC and CPC.
A list of members can be located at:

NWUPC: http://www.nwupc.ac.uk/members/index.php

APUC: http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/#!/members

HEPCW: http://www.hepcw.ac.uk/about-us-2/

LUPC: http://www.lupc.ac.uk/list-of-members.html

NEUPC: http://www.neupc.ac.uk/our-members

SUPC: http://www.supc.procureweb.ac.uk/about-us

CPC: http://www.cpc.salford.ac.uk/members

1.2.2 The Authority is establishing the Framework Agreement as a central purchasing body for itself and Other Contracting Bodies (OCB). This means that OCBs referred to in the OJEU Notice may also participate in the Framework Agreement.
1.2.3 The Contract Notice has been advertised in the Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union and on Contracts Finder and the process is being conducted under the EU Procurement Directive’s, Open Procedure.
This Framework Agreement will commence on 1.12.2015 for an initial period of 24 months until 30.11.2017 with the option to extend the Agreement for 2 x 12 month periods until 30.11.2019 subject to satisfactory Economic Operator performance.
1.3.3 The Framework Agreement will be split into four (4) lots as follows:
Lot 1 — Headsets
Lot 2 — Telephones
Lot 3 — Telephony Accessories
Lot 4 — Two-Way Radios
1.3.4 The Tenderer can apply for a single lot or for multiple lots. To apply, you will need to complete and return the one set of the ITT document plus the price list for each lot you apply for. Each lot will be awarded separately and a successful award on a particular lot does not enable You to supply under any other Lot.
1.3.5 Lot 1 Headsets, includes but is not limited to headsets and all related accessories
Infrastructure. This list is not exhaustive.
All Agreements resulting from this Tender should be made available to and apply to all current and future members of the participating consortia. It should also apply, with the express written permission of the Authority, to any member of any other Higher or Further Education regional purchasing consortium or any other Higher Education Institution in the United Kingdom as well as the Research Councils, providing that they formally commit to participate in and support this Agreement. The Authority will only grant permission at the request of the consortium; or an Institution if it is not a member of a Consortium. This Agreement is not intended to replace any current Agreements that either participating or non-participating Consortia may already have in place.

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3Lot title: Telecoms Equipment — Telephone Accessories

1)Short description

The NWUPC has a requirement to establish a Framework Agreement for the supply of Telecoms Equipment. The Authority is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts regulations 2015 the (‘Regulations’) on behalf of members of NWUPC, APUC, HEPCW, LUPC, NEUPC, SUPC and CPC.
A list of members can be located at:

NWUPC: http://www.nwupc.ac.uk/members/index.php

APUC: http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/#!/members

HEPCW: http://www.hepcw.ac.uk/about-us-2/

LUPC: http://www.lupc.ac.uk/list-of-members.html

NEUPC: http://www.neupc.ac.uk/our-members

SUPC: http://www.supc.procureweb.ac.uk/about-us

CPC: http://www.cpc.salford.ac.uk/members

1.2.2 The Authority is establishing the Framework Agreement as a central purchasing body for itself and Other Contracting Bodies (OCB). This means that OCBs referred to in the OJEU Notice may also participate in the Framework Agreement.
1.2.3 The Contract Notice has been advertised in the Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union and on Contracts Finder and the process is being conducted under the EU Procurement Directive’s, Open Procedure.
This Framework Agreement will commence on 1.12.2015 for an initial period of 24 months until 30.11.2017 with the option to extend the Agreement for 2 x 12 month periods until 30.11.2019 subject to satisfactory Economic Operator performance.
1.3.3 The Framework Agreement will be split into four (4) lots as follows:
Lot 1 — Headsets
Lot 2 — Telephones
Lot 3 — Telephony Accessories
Lot 4 — Two-Way Radios
1.3.4 The Tenderer can apply for a single lot or for multiple lots. To apply, you will need to complete and return the one set of the ITT document plus the price list for each lot you apply for. Each lot will be awarded separately and a successful award on a particular lot does not enable You to supply under any other Lot.
1.3.5 Lot 1 Headsets, includes but is not limited to headsets and all related accessories
Infrastructure. This list is not exhaustive.
All Agreements resulting from this Tender should be made available to and apply to all current and future members of the participating consortia. It should also apply, with the express written permission of the Authority, to any member of any other Higher or Further Education regional purchasing consortium or any other Higher Education Institution in the United Kingdom as well as the Research Councils, providing that they formally commit to participate in and support this Agreement. The Authority will only grant permission at the request of the consortium; or an Institution if it is not a member of a Consortium. This Agreement is not intended to replace any current Agreements that either participating or non-participating Consortia may already have in place.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

32551500

3)Quantity or scope

The NWUPC has a requirement to establish a Framework Agreement for the supply of Telecoms Equipment. The Authority is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts regulations 2015 the (‘Regulations’) on behalf of members of NWUPC, APUC, HEPCW, LUPC, NEUPC, SUPC and CPC.
A list of members can be located at:

NWUPC: http://www.nwupc.ac.uk/members/index.php

APUC: http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/#!/members

HEPCW: http://www.hepcw.ac.uk/about-us-2/

LUPC: http://www.lupc.ac.uk/list-of-members.html

NEUPC: http://www.neupc.ac.uk/our-members

SUPC: http://www.supc.procureweb.ac.uk/about-us

CPC: http://www.cpc.salford.ac.uk/members

1.2.2 The Authority is establishing the Framework Agreement as a central purchasing body for itself and Other Contracting Bodies (OCB). This means that OCBs referred to in the OJEU Notice may also participate in the Framework Agreement.
1.2.3 The Contract Notice has been advertised in the Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union and on Contracts Finder and the process is being conducted under the EU Procurement Directive’s, Open Procedure.
This Framework Agreement will commence on 1.12.2015 for an initial period of 24 months until 30.11.2017 with the option to extend the Agreement for 2 x 12 month periods until 30.11.2019 subject to satisfactory Economic Operator performance.
1.3.3 The Framework Agreement will be split into four (4) lots as follows:
Lot 1 — Headsets
Lot 2 — Telephones
Lot 3 — Telephony Accessories
Lot 4 — Two-Way Radios
1.3.4 The Tenderer can apply for a single lot or for multiple lots. To apply, you will need to complete and return the one set of the ITT document plus the price list for each lot you apply for. Each lot will be awarded separately and a successful award on a particular lot does not enable You to supply under any other Lot.
1.3.5 Lot 1 Headsets, includes but is not limited to headsets and all related accessories
Infrastructure. This list is not exhaustive.
All Agreements resulting from this Tender should be made available to and apply to all current and future members of the participating consortia. It should also apply, with the express written permission of the Authority, to any member of any other Higher or Further Education regional purchasing consortium or any other Higher Education Institution in the United Kingdom as well as the Research Councils, providing that they formally commit to participate in and support this Agreement. The Authority will only grant permission at the request of the consortium; or an Institution if it is not a member of a Consortium. This Agreement is not intended to replace any current Agreements that either participating or non-participating Consortia may already have in place.

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4Lot title: Telecoms Equipment — two-way Radios

1)Short description

The NWUPC has a requirement to establish a Framework Agreement for the supply of Telecoms Equipment. The Authority is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts regulations 2015 the (‘Regulations’) on behalf of members of NWUPC, APUC, HEPCW, LUPC, NEUPC, SUPC and CPC.
A list of members can be located at:

NWUPC: http://www.nwupc.ac.uk/members/index.php

APUC: http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/#!/members

HEPCW: http://www.hepcw.ac.uk/about-us-2/

LUPC: http://www.lupc.ac.uk/list-of-members.html

NEUPC: http://www.neupc.ac.uk/our-members

SUPC: http://www.supc.procureweb.ac.uk/about-us

CPC: http://www.cpc.salford.ac.uk/members

1.2.2 The Authority is establishing the Framework Agreement as a central purchasing body for itself and Other Contracting Bodies (OCB). This means that OCBs referred to in the OJEU Notice may also participate in the Framework Agreement.
1.2.3 The Contract Notice has been advertised in the Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union and on Contracts Finder and the process is being conducted under the EU Procurement Directive’s, Open Procedure.
This Framework Agreement will commence on 1.12.2015 for an initial period of 24 months until 30.11.2017 with the option to extend the Agreement for 2 x 12 month periods until 30.11.2019 subject to satisfactory Economic Operator performance.
1.3.3 The Framework Agreement will be split into four (4) lots as follows:
Lot 1 — Headsets
Lot 2 — Telephones
Lot 3 — Telephony Accessories
Lot 4 — Two-Way Radios
1.3.4 The Tenderer can apply for a single lot or for multiple lots. To apply, you will need to complete and return the one set of the ITT document plus the price list for each lot you apply for. Each lot will be awarded separately and a successful award on a particular lot does not enable You to supply under any other Lot.
1.3.5 Lot 1 Headsets, includes but is not limited to headsets and all related accessories
Infrastructure. This list is not exhaustive.
All Agreements resulting from this Tender should be made available to and apply to all current and future members of the participating consortia. It should also apply, with the express written permission of the Authority, to any member of any other Higher or Further Education regional purchasing consortium or any other Higher Education Institution in the United Kingdom as well as the Research Councils, providing that they formally commit to participate in and support this Agreement. The Authority will only grant permission at the request of the consortium; or an Institution if it is not a member of a Consortium. This Agreement is not intended to replace any current Agreements that either participating or non-participating Consortia may already have in place.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

32237000, 32236000

3)Quantity or scope

The NWUPC has a requirement to establish a Framework Agreement for the supply of Telecoms Equipment. The Authority is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts regulations 2015 the (‘Regulations’) on behalf of members of NWUPC, APUC, HEPCW, LUPC, NEUPC, SUPC and CPC.
A list of members can be located at:

NWUPC: http://www.nwupc.ac.uk/members/index.php

APUC: http://www.apuc-scot.ac.uk/#!/members

HEPCW: http://www.hepcw.ac.uk/about-us-2/

LUPC: http://www.lupc.ac.uk/list-of-members.html

NEUPC: http://www.neupc.ac.uk/our-members

SUPC: http://www.supc.procureweb.ac.uk/about-us

CPC: http://www.cpc.salford.ac.uk/members

1.2.2 The Authority is establishing the Framework Agreement as a central purchasing body for itself and Other Contracting Bodies (OCB). This means that OCBs referred to in the OJEU Notice may also participate in the Framework Agreement.
1.2.3 The Contract Notice has been advertised in the Supplement to the Official Journal of the European Union and on Contracts Finder and the process is being conducted under the EU Procurement Directive’s, Open Procedure.
This Framework Agreement will commence on 1.12.2015 for an initial period of 24 months until 30.11.2017 with the option to extend the Agreement for 2 x 12 month periods until 30.11.2019 subject to satisfactory Economic Operator performance.
1.3.3 The Framework Agreement will be split into four (4) lots as follows:
Lot 1 — Headsets
Lot 2 — Telephones
Lot 3 — Telephony Accessories
Lot 4 — Two-Way Radios
1.3.4 The Tenderer can apply for a single lot or for multiple lots. To apply, you will need to complete and return the one set of the ITT document plus the price list for each lot you apply for. Each lot will be awarded separately and a successful award on a particular lot does not enable You to supply under any other Lot.
1.3.5 Lot 1 Headsets, includes but is not limited to headsets and all related accessories
Infrastructure. This list is not exhaustive.
All Agreements resulting from this Tender should be made available to and apply to all current and future members of the participating consortia. It should also apply, with the express written permission of the Authority, to any member of any other Higher or Further Education regional purchasing consortium or any other Higher Education Institution in the United Kingdom as well as the Research Councils, providing that they formally commit to participate in and support this Agreement. The Authority will only grant permission at the request of the consortium; or an Institution if it is not a member of a Consortium. This Agreement is not intended to replace any current Agreements that either participating or non-participating Consortia may already have in place.

4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

See Tender Documents.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

See Tender Documents.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

See Tender Documents.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See Tender Documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See Tender Documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See Tender Documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See Tender Documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See Tender Documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

TEL 3097 NW

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 28.9.2015
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

28.9.2015 – 11:59
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: NWUPC will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the Framework Agreement is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of term (10) calendar days, provides time for the unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the Framework Agreement is entered into.
The Public Contract Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

14.8.2015

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