Supply Integrated Cloud-based Office Productivity Tool

Supply Integrated Cloud-based Office Productivity Tool

In the context of this ITT a Cloud based office productivity tool refers to the following technologies: Email, Calendar, Document sharing and co-editing.

United Kingdom-Manchester: Software package and information systems

2016/S 106-188228

Contract notice

Works

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

HM Revenue and Customs
5th Floor West, Ralli Quays, 3 Stanley Street, Salford
Manchester
M60 9LA
UNITED KINGDOM
Contact person: Louise Rayner
Telephone: +44 7900246841
E-mail: louise.rayner@hmrc.gsi.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/hm-revenue-customs/about/procurement#esourcing
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/hm-revenue-customs/about/procurement#esourcing
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/497306/SAP_Ariba_Sourcing_Professional_Supplier_s_Guide_-_February_2016.pdf

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: UK tax collection authority

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

16-SRC-1411 Integrated Cloud-based Office Productivity Tool.

II.1.2)Main CPV code

48000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Works

II.1.4)Short description:

In the context of this ITT a Cloud based office productivity tool refers to the following technologies:

— Email,

— Calendar,

— Document sharing and co-editing,

— Video conferencing,

— Audio conferencing,

— Instant messaging and presence,

— Office productivity,

— Document storage.

Encapsulating all of the above is the need to have a comprehensive Information Life-cycle Management capability. As such the ITT will look to evaluate the native Rights Management functionality of the various solutions, with the evaluation criteria being weighted appropriately for this mandatory requirement.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 15 000 000.00 GBP

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:

The provision of Integrated Cloud-Based Office productivity tool as a Software as a Service solution, on the Suppliers Cloud or their Cloud provider. This is for a Windows based desktop estate with 87 000 devices and 75 700 users (HMRC plus Other Government Department users) in approximately 250 locations.

HMRC wishes to evaluate the viability of a wholesale transition to a cloud based office productivity tool that modernises HMRC’s working practices, with the outcome that staff collaborate more effectively.

In the context of this ITT a Cloud based office productivity tool refers to the following technologies:

— Email,

— Calendar,

— Document sharing and co-editing,

— Video conferencing,

— Audio conferencing,

— Instant messaging and presence,

— Office productivity,

— Document storage.

Encapsulating all of the above is the need to have a comprehensive Information Life-cycle Management capability. As such the ITT will look to evaluate the native Rights Management functionality of the various solutions, with the evaluation criteria being weighted appropriately for this mandatory requirement.

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

Value excluding VAT: 15 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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

List and brief description of conditions:

HMRC is using a SAP Ariba e-sourcing tool to manage this procurement. Tenders will not be evaluated unless Tenderers have 1st demonstrated that they have the necessary personal standing and are eligible and suitable to be awarded a public contract. Tenderers will therefore be required to provide a statement within an online ‘selection questionnaire’ as to whether any of the circumstances (relating to mandatory and discretionary grounds for exclusion) described in Regulation 57 of the Public Contracts Regulations (PCR) 2015 apply. Revenue compliance will be considered and checks will be undertaken throughout the tendering exercise, using, as applicable, information from HMRC’s own records. UK applicants will be required to provide their tax reference numbers, i.e. Value Added Tax registration number, PAYE collection reference and Corporation Tax or Self-Assessment reference, as applicable. Overseas or non-UK Tenderers will be required to submit a certificate of tax compliance obtained from the country in which they are resident for tax purposes. If a company is a subsidiary, a member of a group or a consortium, the above details may also be required in respect of the parent company, other group members or each consortium member as appropriate. Information may also be required in respect of sub-contractors who will prospectively be performing core or major elements of the requirement.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

HMRC is using a SAP Ariba e-sourcing tool to manage this procurement. Tenders will not be evaluated unless Tenderers have 1st demonstrated via an online ‘selection questionnaire’ that they have the necessary economic or financial capacity to perform the contract. Actual requirements will vary depending on the particular requirement or contractual opportunity, but, as a minimum, the questionnaire will request the following information: 1) Audited accounts (to include balance sheet and statement of profit and loss) and/or similar financial statements or information; 2) Statement of turnover in respect of the required goods and/or service only; and 3) Details of Public Liability and Employers Liability Insurance (as applicable) and other relevant insurances. If a company is a subsidiary, a member of a group or a consortium, the above details may also be required in respect of the parent company, other group members or each consortium member as appropriate.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

1) Tenderers are requested to provide evidence of previous relevant experience in the last 3 years, demonstrating capacity and ability to provide the required services, inclusive of dates, size/value of contract and customer address/contact names for reference purposes;

2) Tenderers are requested to provide evidence to demonstrate their understanding of, and show how they will implement effective plans to manage any probity and conflict issues pursuant to Regulations 18, 24, 41 and 57 (8) (e) and (f) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, and HMRC will make specific reservations in order to protect the competition, prevent distortion of competition and ensure equal treatment of all economic operators;

3) Details of quality systems in place, including (if applicable) details and copy certification relating to formal accreditation held, such as BS, ISO or equivalent;

4) Details of the company’s health and safety policy;

5) Details of environmental policy and copies of any relevant accreditation;

6) A list of professional associations or trade bodies to which your organisation or individuals in your organisation belong. If a company is a subsidiary, a member of a group or consortia, the above details may also be required in respect of the parent company, other group members or each consortium member as appropriate.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
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
Accelerated procedure
Justification:

PIN has already been released on the 20.4.2016 allowing suppliers to express interest.

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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 080-141199

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 15/06/2016
Local time: 16:30
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 15/06/2016
Local time: 16:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Potential suppliers should note that, in accordance with the UK Government’s policies on transparency, HMRC intends to publish the invitation to tender (ITT) document, and the text of any contract awarded, subject to possible redactions at the discretion of HMRC. The terms of the proposed contract will also permit a public sector contracting authority to publish the text of that contract, subject to possible redactions at the discretion of the Contracting Authority.

The Contracting Authority expressly reserves the right:

(I) Not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; and

(II) To make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition; and in no circumstances will the Contracting Authority be liable for any costs incurred by the candidates.

Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgment of potential suppliers.

HMRC wishes to award a contract for use by HMRC and the following UK public sector bodies (and any future successors to these organisations): RCDTS (a company limited by guarantee wholly owned by the Contracting Authority and compliant with Regulation 12 of the PCR 2015) and successor or other company or entity controlled by HMRC.

To view this notice, please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=199192725

VI.4) Procedures for review:

VI.4.1) Review body:

HMRC, 5W Ralli Quays, Manchester, WN6 9LA, United Kingdom.

Tel. 0161 827 0898.

VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:

Not provided.

VI.4.3) Review procedure:

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

HMRC will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the time the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the Contracting Authority before the contract is entered into. Such additional information should be requested from the address at I.1) Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the Contracting Authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into, the Court may only award damages.

To view this notice, please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=204638109

GO Reference: GO-2016531-PRO-8291331.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

HMRC
5W Ralli Quays
Manchester
WN6 9LA
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1618270898
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:

31/05/2016

 

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