Supply Financial Management Information System
It was decided after meeting with key industry representatives, that a true cloud/SAAS solution was required.
United Kingdom-Irvine: Data network management and support services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
North Ayrshire Council
Cunninghame House, Friars Croft
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement
For the attention of: Category Manager
KA12 8EE Irvine
Telephone: +44 8456030590
Fax: +44 1294324054
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.north-ayrshire.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00337
Electronic access to information: www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
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
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: North Ayrshire.
NUTS code UKM33
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)
It was decided after meeting with Key Industry Representatives, that a true cloud/SAAS solution was required. A virtually hosted system does not qualify as a Cloud/SAAS solution
Note: The buyer is using PCS-Tender to carry out this procurement process. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not already registered, registration will be required.
To access PCS-Tender, record your interest in this notice and access the tender documentation please visithttps://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk and search for project Code 3998 under PQQs Open to All Suppliers. Please use the Search/Filter function, then select Project Code from the dropdown. Please note that once you have expressed interest in the PQQ it will move to your My PQQs area.
For further information on using PCS-Tender, please read the Supplier Response Guide:https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/supplierhelppage/PCS-TSupplierResponseGuide.pdf
If you have already registered on Public Contracts Scotland and PCS-Tender and paired your accounts you can access PCS-Tender through your Public Contracts Scotland Control Panel.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
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: North Ayrshire Council is committed to maximising Community Benefits from its procurement activities to support the Councils social, economic and environmental objectives. The Council has implemented a Community Benefits in Procurement Policy to ensure that consideration is given to the inclusion of Community Benefits across all supplies, services and works contracts to support the above commitment through the creation of apprenticeships, training and work experience for younger people and the long term unemployed, increasing supply chain opportunities for both SME’s & Third Sector Organisations and providing support to Education and Skills through the provision of school visits, career advice and life experiences that will support Curriculum for Excellence. For information purposes only applicants are asked to consider the above in relation to the Councils requirement for a Financial Management System (FMS) and provide feedback on any Community Benefits that have been delivered to other Clients during the previous 12 months and any Community Benefits that could be delivered whilst implementing the FMS.
This should be submitted as an attachment.
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: As per the ITT document.
As per the PQQ and/or ITT document.
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
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below
1. Quality. Weighting 60
2. Cost. Weighting 40
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
Prior information notice
Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 238-419105 of 10.12.2014
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Cunninghame House, Irvine, KA12 8EE.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: