The British Library IT Technology Services Arrangement

The British Library IT Technology Services Arrangement

A) Application Development; B) Personal Computing Services; C) Infrastructure.

United Kingdom-London: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2018/S 091-206841

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The British Library
96 Euston Road
London
NW1 2DB
United Kingdom
E-mail: vicky.platt@bl.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://bl.bravosolution.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://bl.bravosolution.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://bl.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://bl.bravosolution.co.uk
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

Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

IT Technology Services Arrangement

Reference number: 001006

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this Procurement is to establish a non-exclusive ad-hoc ‘call-off’ arrangement with a single organisation who can demonstrate the capability and capacity to deliver services providing the optimal mix of quality and cost across all aspects of technology within the current landscape.

The Technology partner will need to support the existing BL environment, processes and technologies and be able to augment the existing teams providing the flexibility to increase or decrease their contributions to the teams, delivering resources, skills and experience in the following areas:

A) Application Development;

B) Personal Computing Services;

C) Infrastructure;

D) Technical Project Delivery;

E) Web Development;

F) Architecture;

G) Service Assurance;

H) Application Support

The estimated value of this contract is between 500 000 GBP and 1 500 000 GBP; the currency is GBP.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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:

West Yorkshire and Central London.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of this Procurement is to establish a non-exclusive ad-hoc ‘call-off’ arrangement with a single organisation who can demonstrate the capability and capacity to deliver services providing the optimal mix of quality and cost across all aspects of technology within the current landscape.

This arrangement contains no contractual commitment on any party for the provision of any particular quantity nor does this arrangement involve any commitment to purchase but serves to commonly specify the levels of quality required and the terms and conditions of contract that will apply when specific work-packages are called-off by the British Library.

The Technology partner will need to support the existing BL environment, processes and technologies and be able to augment the existing teams providing the flexibility to increase or decrease their contributions to the teams, delivering resources, skills and experience in the following areas:

A) Application Development;

B) Personal Computing Services;

C) Infrastructure;

D) Technical Project Delivery;

E) Web Development;

F) Architecture;

G) Service Assurance;

H) Application Support

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: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Envisaged number of candidates: 5

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Optional 12 month extension.

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.2.1)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

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: 12/06/2018
Local time: 12:00

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

Date: 02/07/2018

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

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

British Library
London
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:

11/05/2018

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