IT Software Tender Northern Ireland
Provision of a Substitute Teacher Register System for Northern Ireland.
United Kingdom-Belfast: Software package and information systems
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Belfast Education and Library Board
40 Academy Street
For the attention of: Catherine Burnett
BT1 2NQ Belfast
Telephone: +44 2890564212
Further information can be obtained from: This is an electronic tender – to access further information see VI.3
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: This is an electronic tender – to access further information see VI.3
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: This is an electronic tender – to access further information see VI.3
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes
BELB, NEELB, SEELB, SELB, WELB, CCMS, Voluntary, Integrated, Irish Medium School and Department of Education
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: BELB.
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Estimated value excluding VAT: 750 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: The option of a further 2 periods of 12 months extension each (not included in estimated value).
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
Description of particular conditions: See PQQ documents for details.
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See PQQ documents for details.
See PQQ documents for details.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See PQQ documents for details.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: See PQQ documents for details.
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise.
Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) – Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register – Accept the terms and conditions and click “continue” – Enter your correct business and user details – Note the username you chose and click “Save” when complete – You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender – Login to the portal with the username/password – Click the “PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers” link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) – Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content – Click the “Express Interest” button in the “Actions” box on the left-hand side of the page – This will move the PQQ /ITT into your “My PQQs/ My ITTs” page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) – You can now access any attachments by clicking the “Settings and Buyer Attachments” in the “Actions” box 3. Responding to the tender – You can now choose to “Reply” or “Reject” (please give a reason if rejecting) – You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification – Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT – There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available) You must then publish your reply using the publish button in the “Actions” box on the left-hand side of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: