Scottish Government Purchase-to-Pay Service Support Contract
Scottish ministers are seeking to establish a Purchase-to-Pay service support contract.
United Kingdom-Glasgow: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Contact person: Dawn Swan
Telephone: +44 1412425595
NUTS code: UKM
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10482
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Purchase-to-Pay (P2P) Service Support
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Scottish ministers are seeking to establish a Purchase-to-Pay (P2P) service support contract. The contract will provide service and contract management support activities including data centre infrastructure and hosting, service desk support, deployment of PECOS.
Software and management of PECOS integration/reporting solutions and Datamarts.
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:
Scottish ministers are seeking to establish a Purchase-to-Pay (P2P) service support contract.
The P2P service support contract will include but not be limited to the following key components and services:
1) A primary data centre and a disaster recovery centre (including support and maintenance of all applications, data, software and hardware; all system administration & operating systems; all databases; and contingency, continuity and backup recovery). The primary data centre is to be located within the Scottish Government’s data centre at Saughton House, Edinburgh;
2) Service desk.
3) Deployment of all PECOS P2P software releases (including major and minor upgrades);
4) PECOS integration and reporting solutions;
5) PECOS DataMarts.
Scottish Government currently operates the P2P service through a licence agreement which provides perpetual rights to Elcom PECOS software. To enable delivery of the P2P support services required under this procurement, tenderers will be responsible for identifying and obtaining the relevant and necessary application licences.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
The contract may be extended beyond the original contract duration of 60 months by up to a further 24 months.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
This section refers to section B of Part IV of the ESPD (Scotland) and questions 4B.4 and 4B.5.1 to 4B.5.3:
Statement for 4B4:
Bidders must demonstrate a current ratio of greater than 0.8.
Current ratio will be calculated as follows: net current assets divided by net current liabilities.
There must be no qualification or contraindication from any evidence provided in support of the bidders economic and financial standing.
In the event that the bidder does not meet the financial criteria for consideration but has a parent company that does, the tenderer may still be eligible for consideration where their Tender Submission is supported by a Parent Company Guarantee. Where the bidder does not have a Parent Company some other form of assurance such as a performance bond may be acceptable.
Statement for 4B.5.1 to 4B.5.3:
It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded contract, the types of insurance indicated below:
Employer’s (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = 5 million GBP.
Public Liability Insurance = 5 million GBP.
Professional Indemnity Insurance = 2 million GBP.
The authority reserves the right to request copies of financial accounts and insurance certificates which are not held electronically.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
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
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Supplier visit to Scottish Government data centre.
Tenderers will be provided with the opportunity to visit and ask questions relating to the Scottish Government Data Centre location at Broomhouse Drive, Saughton House, Edinburgh, EH11 3XD. Visits to the data centre will take place on 23 January 2018 at 10:30 and tenderers should confirm, by email, their intention to attend and the names of those attending to email@example.com. This information should be provided no later than 19 January 2018. Please note that attendance will be restricted to a maximum of 2 individuals per supplier.
The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The project code is 9256. For more information, see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343.
A sub-contract clause has been included in this contract. For more information, see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2363
Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information, see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361
A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:
The Scottish Government is committed to contributing to the social, economic and environmental well-being of the people of Scotland, in order to create a more successful country, with opportunities for all of Scotland to flourish, through increasing sustainable economic growth.
Telephone: +44 1412425505Internet address:http://www.scotland.gov.uk
An economic operator which suffers or risks suffering loss or damage attributable to a breach under the Public Contracts (Scotland) regulations 2015 may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or Court of Session.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: