Online Finance Tool Tender

Online Finance Tool Tender

1) enable the CRNCC to provide assurance to the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), confirming that the LCRNs annual funding allocation has been spent appropriately.

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

2018/S 122-277298

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

University of Leeds
Purchasing Office, 1 – 3 Lifton Villas, Lifton Place
Leeds
LS2 9JZ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Ben Waters
Telephone: +44 11334341528
E-mail: a.b.waters@leeds.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKE42

Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://neupc.delta-esourcing.com/members/university-of-leeds/

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Leeds:-IT-services:-consulting%2C-software-development%2C-Internet-and-support./779CCS4443
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://neupc.delta-esourcing.com/members/university-of-leeds/
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Finance Tool for NIHR

Reference number: 3290

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Clinical Research Network (CRN) is part of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and provides the infrastructure that allows high quality clinical research funded by charities, research funders and life-sciences industry to be undertaken in the National Health Service (NHS). The CRN comprises the Clinical Research Network Coordinating Centre (CRNCC) and the 15 Local Clinical Research Networks (LCRNs), which cover the whole of England.

This document outlines the requirements for a CRN Online Finance Tool, the purpose of which is to:

1) enable the CRNCC to provide assurance to the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), confirming that the LCRNs annual funding allocation has been spent appropriately and according to good financial management;

2) enable the CRNCC Finance Team to provide robust analysis and reporting of the financial performance of the LCRNs to optimise LCRN efficiency and value for money.

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

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE42
Main site or place of performance:

Leeds

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Clinical Research Network (CRN) is part of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and provides the infrastructure that allows high quality clinical research funded by charities, research funders and life-sciences industry to be undertaken in the National Health Service (NHS). The CRN comprises the Clinical Research Network Coordinating Centre (CRNCC) and the 15 Local Clinical Research Networks (LCRNs), which cover the whole of England.

This document outlines the requirements for a CRN Online Finance Tool, the purpose of which is to:

1) enable the CRNCC to provide assurance to the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), confirming that the LCRNs annual funding allocation has been spent appropriately and according to good financial management;

2) enable the CRNCC Finance Team to provide robust analysis and reporting of the financial performance of the LCRNs to optimise LCRN efficiency and value for money.

The existing system was implemented in 2012 and a number of changes and enhancements have been made to the system since then. However, the Finance Tool needs further development to meet the requirements laid out in this document and the CRN is looking for a provider that can meet these requirements.

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: 150 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Envisaged minimum number: 3

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

Competitive procedure with negotiation
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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated

IV.1.5)Information about negotiation

The contracting authority reserves the right to award the contract on the basis of the initial tenders without conducting negotiations
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: 30/07/2018
Local time: 12:00

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

Date: 13/08/2018

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: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of 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

VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://neupc.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Leeds:-IT-services:-consulting%2C-software-development%2C-Internet-and-support./779CCS4443

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://neupc.delta-esourcing.com/respond/779CCS4443

GO Reference: GO-2018625-PRO-12681437

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

University of Leeds
Leeds
United Kingdom
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:

25/06/2018

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