Strategic Software Testing Partner for Bank of England

Strategic Software Testing Partner for Bank of England

To appoint a strategic software testing partner who will provide manual, automated and performance testing services.

United Kingdom-London: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2017/S 056-103814

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Bank of England
RC000042
Threadneedle Street
London
EC2R 8AH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr John Gill
Telephone: +44 2076014170
E-mail: john.gill@bankofengland.co.uk
Fax: +44 2076015649
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.bankofengland.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.bankofengland.co.uk

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:www.bankofenglandtenders.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:www.bankofenglandtenders.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Strategic Testing Partner.

Reference number: DN251008

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Bank of England (‘the Bank’) is tendering to appoint a strategic software testing partner who will provide manual, automated and performance testing services. It is anticipated that the supplier will provide services based primarily on site at the Bank (Threadneedle Street, London EC2R 8AH) however services may be required off-site on occasions which may include potential requirements to attend the Bank’s contingency site (Debden in Essex).

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

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Bank of England (‘the Bank’) is tendering to appoint a strategic software testing partner who will provide manual, automated and performance testing services. It is anticipated that the supplier will provide services based primarily on site at the Bank (Threadneedle Street, London EC2R 8AH) however services may be required off-site on occasions which may include potential requirements to attend the Bank’s contingency site (Debden in Essex).

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.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

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

Restricted 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: 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: 18/04/2017
Local time: 10:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 28/04/2017

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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Every four years.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Bank of England
Threadneedle Street
London
EC2R 8AH
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2076014444
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
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:

17/03/2017

 

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