Tender for Unified Communications Managed Technical Service

Tender for Unified Communications Managed Technical Service

NHS Lothian is seeking to appoint a supplier to provide a Managed Technical Service to replace the existing voice legacy estate.

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Telephone and data transmission services

2017/S 237-492330

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

NHS Lothian
Procurement Headquarters, Lothian Health Board Pentland House 47 Robb’s Loan
Edinburgh
EH14 1TY
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1312756059
E-mail: jim.binnie@nhs.net
NUTS code: UKM
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

NHS Lothian Unified Communications MTS.

II.1.2)Main CPV code

64210000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

NHS Lothian is seeking to appoint a supplier to provide a Managed Technical Service to replace the existing voice legacy estate and at the same time are looking for a solution which provides new features and functionality not possible with the existing systems.

The organization is seeking a solution which provides Unified Communications Platform, and are seeking the supplier provide the solution as a managed hosted service.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 13 000 000.00 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)

64210000
50334110
64214200
32342440
32551300
32552110

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM7
Main site or place of performance:

Edinburgh and surrounding areas.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NHS Lothian provides a range of primary, community-based, and acute hospital services for the populations of Edinburgh, Mid Lothian, East Lothian and West Lothian. Employing more than 28,000 staff across 197 sites in the region, it is Scotland’s second largest healthcare provider.

NHS Lothian is seeking to appoint a supplier to provide a Managed Technical Service to replace the existing voice legacy estate and at the same time are looking for a solution which provides new features and functionality not possible with the existing systems.

The organization is seeking a solution which provides Unified Communications Platform, and are seeking the supplier provide the solution as a managed hosted service.

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: 84
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option of a 24 month extension.

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

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Annual turnover information to be provided as per ESPD attached to this notice.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Minimum level for organisation to provide a proposal is an annual turnover of GBP 4m.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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

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: 22/01/2018
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

Tender must be valid until: 23/07/2018

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 22/01/2018
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Via PCS portal.

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:

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland website at:

— http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=515271.

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.

The Contracting Authority does not intend to include a sub-contract clause as part of community benefits (as per Section 25 of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014) in this contract for the following reason:

Up to prime contractors to apply.

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see:

— http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361.

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

— Clauses included in the contract.

(SC Ref:515271).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

NHS Lothian
Procurement Headquarters, Lothian Health Board Pentland House 47 Robb’s Loan
Edinburgh
EH14 1TY
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1314657648Internet address:http://www.nhslothian.scot.nhs.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:

04/12/2017

 

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