South East Consortium Electronic Payment Services Framework

South East Consortium Electronic Payment Services Framework

South East Consortium would like to appoint business that are capable of carrying out a fully managed and flexible electronic payment service. 

United Kingdom-Sittingbourne: Financial consultancy, financial transaction processing and clearing-house services

2018/S 226-517436

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

South East Consortium
Unit 190, Carver Drive, Kent Science Park
Sittingbourne
ME9 8NP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2080362940
E-mail: tracy.shepherd@southeastconsortium.org.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.bipsolutions.com
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Additional information can be obtained from another address:
South East Consortium
Bldg 190 Kent Science Park, Carver Drive
Sittingbourne, Kent
ME9 8NP
United Kingdom
Contact person: Tracy Shepherd
Telephone: +44 2080362940
E-mail: tracy.shepherd@southeastconsortium.org.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: https://www.bipsolutions.com
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

Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Electronic Payment Services Framework

Reference number: SEC 7193

II.1.2)Main CPV code

66170000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

South East Consortium (SEC) would like to appoint business that are capable of carrying out a fully managed and flexible electronic payment service. As part of the tender process, we will require tenderers to demonstrate expertise as a multiple network managed service provider for high quality, efficient, secure and auditable fully managed electronic payment services. This solution enables members to make payments such as rent, council tax, other bills and associated payments through a variety of payment methods and a range of convenient payment networks nationwide. The same solution must, on collection of the payment (s), transfer the funds to the member within reasonable timescales and provide a daily breakdown of payments made the previous day for accounts reconciliation purposes. The level and type of service required will vary by SEC member. The services for which access is required via recognised networks such as the Post Office and a range of retail outlets through networsuch as

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

South East Consortium (SEC) would like to appoint business that are capable of carrying out a fully managed and flexible electronic payment service. As part of the tender process, we will require tenderers to demonstrate expertise as a multiple network managed service provider for high quality, efficient, secure and auditable fully managed electronic payment services. This solution enables members to make payments such as rent, council tax, other bills and associated payments through a variety of payment methods and a range of convenient payment networks nationwide. The same solution must, on collection of the payment (s), transfer the funds to the member within reasonable timescales and provide a daily breakdown of payments made the previous day for accounts reconciliation purposes. The level and type of service required will vary by SEC member. The services for which access is required via recognised networks such as the Post Office and a range of retail outlets through networks such as Pay Point and Pay Zone.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

To respond to this opportunity please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/8KUUQ668K8

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

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
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: no
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: 09/01/2019
Local time: 12:00
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: 09/01/2019
Local time: 12:00

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 framework is available for all current SEC Members and all publicly funded bodies

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

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Sittingbourne:-Financial-consultancy%2C-financial-transaction-processing-and-clearing-house-services./8KUUQ668K8

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/8KUUQ668K8

GO Reference: GO-20181120-PRO-13584803

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
London
C2A 2LL
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

South East Consortium
Unit 190, Carver Drive, Kent Science Park
Sittingbourne
ME9 8NP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2080362940
E-mail: tracy.shepherd@southeastconsortium.org.uk
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:

20/11/2018

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