Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund Administration Services

Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund Administration Services

The Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund which is governed by a board of Trustees outsources the administration of the scheme to a third party. 

United Kingdom-London: Pension fund administration services

2018/S 079-176705

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund
7 Millbank
London
SW1P 3JA
United Kingdom
Contact person: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/Home
Telephone: +44 2072191600
E-mail: ppcs@parliament.uk
Fax: +44 2072191600
NUTS code: UKI32
Internet address(es):Main address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/Home

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/Home

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://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/Home
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: The Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

GSV1701-Provision of Third party Administration Services to the Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund (PCPF)

Reference number: GSV1701

II.1.2)Main CPV code

66523100

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund which is governed by a board of Trustees outsources the administration of the scheme to a third party. The present supplier’s contract will come to an end and the Trustees are therefore issuing an invitation to tender for the provision of this service.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 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)

66500000
66520000
66523000
66000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI32
NUTS code: UKI
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund which is governed by a board of Trustees outsources the administration of the scheme to a third party. The present supplier’s contract will come to an end and the Trustees are therefore issuing an invitation to tender for the provision of this service. The supplier will work closely with the Secretariat who support the trustees and are based in the Corporate Services team in the House of Commons. The PCPF is however a separate legal entity from the house of Commons. The contract is for a period of 5 years with an option to extend for another 5 under the same terms. The estimated value of the contract is 2 000 000 GBP over the extended life of the contract. The PCPF is a small (approx. 700 million GBP) funded, public sector scheme which is unique in the public-sector sphere. The scheme is a defined benefit scheme, with CARE and final salary sections, has approximately 2 500 members and is open to UK Members of Parliament and paid Ministers. In addition to providing core administration services to the Trustees, the supplier will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the nature of PCPF client base, take a pro-active approach (in relation to responsibilities under contract and topical issues) and provide clear, effective and holistic communications supporting the Trustees’ communications strategy.

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: 120
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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

List and brief description of conditions:
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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: 21/05/2018
Local time: 10:00
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 21/05/2018
Local time: 10:00
Place:

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The Parliamentary Contributory Pension Fund
7 Millbank
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

20/04/2018

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