Tender for Electronic Marking System

Tender for Electronic Marking System

SQA intends to appoint a contractor to deliver an eMarking solution, other supporting software, hosting, hardware.

United Kingdom-Midlothian: Software package and information systems

2017/S 230-479755

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Scottish Qualifications Authority
Lowden, 24 Wester Shawfair, Dalkeith
Midlothian
EH22 1FD
United Kingdom
Contact person: Justin Lilley
Telephone: +44 03452135208
E-mail: procurment@sqa.org.uk
NUTS code: UKM73
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: NDPB

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Provision of an Electronic Marking System.

Reference number: SQA2092

II.1.2)Main CPV code

48000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

1.2.1 SQA intends to appoint a contractor to deliver an eMarking solution, other supporting software, hosting, hardware (excluding client-side equipment), training, management reporting and other services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 500 000.00 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: UKM73
Main site or place of performance:

Scottish Qualifications Authority

The Optima Building, 58 Robertson Street, GLASGOW G2 8DQ & Lowden, 24 Wester Shawfair, Dalkeith, Midlothian, EH22 1FD.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of an eMarking solution, other supporting software, hosting, hardware (excluding client-side equipment), training, management reporting and other services.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Proposed Processes and Software Solution / Weighting: 30 %
Quality criterion – Name: Demonstrate ability & methodology to deliver a quality service / Weighting: 10 %
Quality criterion – Name: Evidence of ability to meet required delivery timescales / Weighting: 10 %
Quality criterion – Name: Provision of relevant management information / Weighting: 5 %
Quality criterion – Name: Evidence of value added services / Weighting: 5 %
Price – Weighting: 40 %
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Start: 01/03/2018
End: 30/09/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The option to extend to cover 2 further examination periods 2021 and 2022 inclusive of all deliverables, unless terminated earlier in accordance with the Contract.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

See Attached ESPD document.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Tenderers are asked to provide their yearly turnover for the last 3 years.

Public Liability Insurance 1 000 000 GBP

Employers Liability 1 000 000 GBP

Product Liability Insurance 1 000 000 GBP

Professional Indemnity Insurance 1 000 000 GBP

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

ISO9001

ISO27001

If you have these please provide certificates.

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

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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
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

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

Date: 08/01/2018
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

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 08/01/2018
Local time: 13:00
Place:

SQA, The Optima Building, 58 Robertson Street, Glasgow G2 8DQ.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

2018/2019.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

SQA intends to appoint a contractor to deliver an eMarking solution, other supporting software, hosting, hardware (excluding client-side equipment), training, management reporting and other services. The project is outlined fully in the specification contained in Appendix 2 (‘the Specification’).

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=520742.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(SC Ref:520742)

Download the ESPD document here: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=520742

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Scottish Qualifications Authority
Lowden, 24 Wester Shawfair, Dalkeith
Midlothian
EH22 1FD
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 03452136720
E-mail: procurement@sqa.org.ukInternet address:http://www.sqa.org.uk
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:

29/11/2017

 

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