Tender for IT

Tender for IT

The successful supplier/s will be required to provide IT for the new North Somerset Enterprise and Technology College (NSETC) and Bristol Futures Academy.

United Kingdom-Weston-super-Mare: Computer-related equipment

2016/S 017-024862

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Weston College Group
Knightstone Road
Weston-super-Mare
BS23 2AL
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1276-673880
E-mail: pqq@litmuspartnership.co.uk
NUTS code: UKK12Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.weston.ac.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

North Somerset Enterprise and Technology College
South West Skills Campus, Locking Road
Weston-super-Mare
BS22 8NL
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1276-673880
E-mail: pqq@litmuspartnership.co.uk
NUTS code: UKK12Internet address(es):Main address: http://nsetc.n-somerset.sch.uk

I.1)Name and addresses

Bristol Futures Academy
Beam Street, Barton Hill
Bristol
BS5 9QY
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1276-673880
E-mail: pqq@litmuspartnership.co.uk
NUTS code: UKK11Internet address(es):Main address: http://bristolfuturesacademy.co.uk/

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:http://www.litmuspartnership.co.uk/project/weston_college_group
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Weston College Group — Tender for IT.

II.1.2)Main CPV code

30230000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

The successful supplier/s will be required to provide IT for the new North Somerset Enterprise and Technology College (NSETC) and Bristol Futures Academy, part of Inspirational Futures Trust, sponsored by Weston College Group.

Due to the nature of the College Building Programme, the IT arrangements need to be integrated, enabling the College to continue to undertake its core business of ‘creating brighter futures’ to secure a positive outcome for all students. The successful supplier/s shall nominate a single point of contact to act as ‘project manager’ to the point that the IT requirement is fully delivered.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1 – Dell.

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

30230000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK12
NUTS code: UKK11

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The overall IT requirement has been divided into 4 lots. Suppliers may choose to submit a bid for any number of lots they feel qualified to bid for. The definition of these lots is provided is for guidance only and is not fully indicative of the final IT requirement, which may vary to a degree. For each lot a purchase order shall be raised to form the contract, based on the tender returns accepted.

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: 420 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 12/05/2016
End: 31/07/2016
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Envisaged minimum number: 5
Maximum number: 10
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

A minimum of 5 suppliers and a maximum of 10 suppliers will be taken forward to the tender stage of theprocess. Where less than 5 suppliers meet the minimum standards, only those that meet the minimumstandards will be taken through to the tender stage. Where more than 5 suppliers meet the minimum standard,those suppliers with the highest scores will proceed to the tender stage.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2 – Cisco.

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

30230000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK12
NUTS code: UKK11

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The overall IT requirement has been divided into 4 lots. Suppliers may choose to submit a bid for any number of lots they feel qualified to bid for. The definition of these lots is provided is for guidance only and is not fully indicative of the final IT requirement, which may vary to a degree. For each lot a purchase order shall be raised to form the contract, based on the tender returns accepted.

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: 200 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 12/05/2016
End: 31/07/2016
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Envisaged minimum number: 5
Maximum number: 10
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

A minimum of 5 suppliers and a maximum of 10 suppliers will be taken forward to the tender stage of theprocess. Where less than 5 suppliers meet the minimum standards, only those that meet the minimumstandards will be taken through to the tender stage. Where more than 5 suppliers meet the minimum standard,those suppliers with the highest scores will proceed to the tender stage.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3 – Projectors / Audio Visual.

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

30230000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK12
NUTS code: UKK11

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The overall IT requirement has been divided into 4 lots. Suppliers may choose to submit a bid for any number of lots they feel qualified to bid for. The definition of these lots is provided is for guidance only and is not fully indicative of the final IT requirement, which may vary to a degree. For each lot a purchase order shall be raised to form the contract, based on the tender returns accepted.

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: 260 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 12/05/2016
End: 31/07/2016
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Envisaged minimum number: 5
Maximum number: 10
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

A minimum of 5 suppliers and a maximum of 10 suppliers will be taken forward to the tender stage of theprocess. Where less than 5 suppliers meet the minimum standards, only those that meet the minimumstandards will be taken through to the tender stage. Where more than 5 suppliers meet the minimum standard,those suppliers with the highest scores will proceed to the tender stage.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 4 ~ Miscellaneous.

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

30230000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK12
NUTS code: UKK11

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The overall IT requirement has been divided into 4 lots. Suppliers may choose to submit a bid for any number of lots they feel qualified to bid for. The definition of these lots is provided is for guidance only and is not fully indicative of the final IT requirement, which may vary to a degree. For each lot a purchase order shall be raised to form the contract, based on the tender returns accepted.

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: 60 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 12/05/2016
End: 31/07/2016
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Envisaged minimum number: 5
Maximum number: 10
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

A minimum of 5 suppliers and a maximum of 10 suppliers will be taken forward to the tender stage of theprocess. Where less than 5 suppliers meet the minimum standards, only those that meet the minimumstandards will be taken through to the tender stage. Where more than 5 suppliers meet the minimum standard,those suppliers with the highest scores will proceed to the tender stage.

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

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.2.2)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: 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: 26/02/2016

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

Date: 07/03/2016

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: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Interest in the pre-qualification process should be expressed via email only to pqq@litmuspartnership.co.uk clearly stating within this email which contract / notice you are referring to. Please also provide, as a minimum, a contact name, full company postal address and telephone number.

The pre-qualification questionnaire and associated documents can be obtained at: http://www.litmuspartnership.co.uk/project/weston_college_group

The closing date for receipt of the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire is 26.2.2016 (12:00). Tenderers are required to ensure that documents are obtained and returned to The Litmus Partnership Limited, by email to pqq@litmuspartnership.co.uk by the above closing date and time.

Documents in respect of economic / financial standing (where indicated in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire) shall be returned to The Litmus Partnership Limited, by email to pqq@litmuspartnership.co.uk by the above closing date and time.

It will be the Tenderer’s responsibility to obtain any necessary documents in order to submit a response by the closing date and time.

The contracting authority reserves the right not to award any or part of the contract which is the subject of this OJEU notice and reserves the right to terminate the procurement process at any time.

The contracting authority will not be liable for any costs incurred by those expressing an interest in tendering for this contract opportunity.

The contracting authority will consider variant bids, evaluating them (so far as the variant or the evaluation of the variant is in the opinion of the contracting authority practicable) on the same basis as a conforming bid, but shall not be obliged to accept any such bid in preference to a conforming bid even if the variant bid scores more highly. No variant will be considered unless the bidder simultaneously submits a conforming bid.

The successful supplier/s shall be appointed by 12.5.2016 for commencement of the project from June 2016 and completion by July 2016. The exact date for completion may vary slightly, due to the nature of building and IT installation deadlines, however the appointed supplier/s are required to guarantee to meet the final dates agreed as part of the overall building project plan.

The contract being tendered is for the provision of IT, to be securely delivered to and formally received by college management. The total value of the contract is in the region of 800 000 GBP. Within this overall budget and as documented on the order, there is a ‘small lot exemption’ for the advance supply of circa 20 laptops in December 2015, i.e. they are not required from the successful bidder.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Weston College
Weston-super-Mare
UNITED KINGDOM
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:

22/01/2016

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