Tender – Framework Agreements for Temporary IT Agency Staff

Tender – Framework Agreements for Temporary IT Agency Staff

The University of Warwick is seeking to establish a framework with between 3 and 5 agencies as suppliers of temporary IT agency staff and IT contractors.

UK-Coventry: Computer-related professional services

2012/S 238-392626

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

University of Warwick
University of Warwick University House, Kirby Corner Road
For the attention of: Jane Little
CV4 8UW Coventry
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 24765274578

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.warwick.ac.uk

Electronic access to information: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/universiyofwarwick

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/universiyofwarwick

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
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Education
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
JL-12-ITS-FATEMPAGESTAFF-SR Tender Procedure for the Provision of Framework Agreements for Temporary IT Agency Staff.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: University of Warwick, Coventry, CV4 8UW.
NUTS code UKG33
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 5
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 24
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 800 000 and 1 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The University of Warwick is seeking to establish a framework with between 3 and 5 agencies as suppliers of temporary IT agency staff and IT contractors.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72590000, 79620000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
It is anticipated that the award of the tender will be for a period of 2 years with options to extend for a further 2 years.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 800 000 and 1 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: The University reserves the right to extend the award of contract for a further 2 years following the initial 2 year period without advertisemnt.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
Please refer to tender documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Please refer to tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Joint and severable liability required.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to tender documents.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to tender documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to tender documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 6: and maximum number 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: The University of Warwick anticipates limiting the shortlist to a maximum of 8 candidates. Criteria for choosing the shortlist is as per the tender documentation, pre-qualification questionnaire.
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
JL-12-IT-FATEMPAGESTAFF-SR Tender Procedure for the Provision of Framework Agreements for Temporary IT Agency Staff.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 17.1.2013
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
18.1.2013 – 12:00
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
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:7.12.2012

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