Programming Services Contract
NITB. has a requirement to maintain its existing Microsoft dotnet code base to support its e-commerce operations.
United Kingdom-Belfast: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Linum Chambers, Bedford Square, Bedford Street
Contact person: ICT Procurement
NUTS code: UK
303 Airport Road West
NUTS code: UKN
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
CFT580975 DfE — NITB — Programming Services Contract.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Northern Ireland Tourist Board. NITB has a requirement to maintain its existing Microsoft dotnet code base to support its e-commerce operations. The existing code base supports the Tourism NI and Legislative Database and is published through its websites discovernorthernireland.com and tourismni.com. The main requirement for this contract is to provide programming support to update existing. code and provide for new end user functionality. The Contractor will be required to work under the supervision of NITB ‘s ICT staff on programming work with the vast majority of the work being undertaken at NITB’s premises.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Northern Ireland Tourist Board. NITB. has a requirement to maintain its existing Microsoft dotnet code base to support its e-commerce operations. The existing code base supports the Tourism NI and Legislative Database and is published through its websites discovernorthernireland.com and tourismni.com. The main requirement for this contract is to provide programming support to update existing. code and provide for new end user functionality. The Contractor will be required to work under the supervision of NITB ‘s ICT staff on programming work with the vast majority of the work being undertaken at NITB’s premises.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
The contract will be for an initial period of one. 1. year, commencing April 2017, with. 4. optional extension periods of one. 1. year each i.e. 1 + [1 + 1 + 1 + 1].
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
As per terms and conditions of Contract Documents.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Central Procurement Directorate, 303 Airport Road West. BT3 9ED.
Only CPD Procurement Staff with access to the project on eTendersNI.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
The figure indicated in II.1.5 represents the upper limit of an estimated contract value which ranges from (950 000 GBP to 1 425 000 GBP). This range reflects the potential scale of the contract and takes into account such changes to the scope/and or scale which may result from future operational requirements. The pricing strategy applied and the setting of cost/profit margins are a commercial decision for economic operators when submitting a bid for this competition. In addition, neither CPD nor the Authority can provide any guarantee as to the level of business under this contract. Contract Monitoring. . The successful contractor’s performance on the contract will be regularly monitored. Contractors not delivering. on contract requirements is a serious matter. It means the public purse is not getting what it is paying for. If a contractor fails to reach satisfactory levels of contract performance they will be given a specified time to improve. If, after the specified time, they still fail to reach satisfactory levels of contract performance, the matter will be escalated to senior management in. CPD for further action. If this occurs and their performance still does not improve to satisfactory levels within the specified period, it may be regarded as an act of grave professional misconduct and they may be issued with a Certificate of Unsatisfactory Performance and the contract may be terminated. The issue of a Certificate of Unsatisfactory Performance will result in the contractor being excluded from all procurement competitions being undertaken by Centres of Procurement Expertise on behalf of bodies covered by the Northern Ireland. Procurement Policy for a period of twelve months from the date of issue of the certificate. This contract will not be awarded in Lots as a single supplier is required.
CPD will comply with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and, where appropriate, will incorporate a standstill period (i.e. a minimum of 10 calendar days) at the point information on the award of the contract. is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: