The National Archives Technology Partner Call-Off Contract 

The National Archives Technology Partner Call-Off Contract

The objective of this tender exercise is to source an IT strategic technology partner to provide professional services for a range of technological solutions at The National Archives.

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

2019/S 017-036065

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The National Archives
TW9 4DU
Richmond
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@nationalarchives.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: www.nationalarchives.gsi.gov.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://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/eada49ba-8355-426f-8058-1dd575ea9670
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

National or federal agency/office

I.5)Main activity

Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Technology Partner — Call-Off Contract

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The objective of this tender exercise is to source an IT strategic technology partner to provide professional services for a range of technological solutions at The National Archives (TNA). Our aim is to work in partnership with a supplier who will provide additional, ad-hoc resources to complement TNA’s existing IT Operations team in key areas such as technology architecture and IT investment initiatives that contribute to us achieving the objectives that support our IT Strategic Plan. We intend to award a contract for an initial period of 2 years, with an option to extend for up to 2 additional periods of up 12 months each (2 + 1 + 1).

TNA, which operates from a single site in Kew, Surrey, anticipates total demand for professional services over the duration of this contract will not exceed a combined sum of 250 000 GBP excluding VAT but makes no commitment to any minimum level of expenditure during the contract period.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 250 000.00 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: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The objective of this tender exercise is to source an IT strategic technology partner to provide professional services for a range of technological solutions at The National Archives (TNA). Our aim is to work in partnership with a supplier who will provide additional, ad-hoc resources to complement TNA’s existing IT Operations team in key areas such as technology architecture and IT investment initiatives that contribute to us achieving the objectives that support our IT Strategic Plan. We intend to award a contract for an initial period of 2 years, with an option to extend for up to 2 additional periods of up 12 months each (2 + 1 + 1). TNA, which operates from a single site in Kew, Surrey, anticipates total demand for professional services over the duration of this contract will not exceed a combined sum of 250 000 GBP excluding VAT but makes no commitment to any minimum level of expenditure during the contract period.

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: 250 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 optional extension periods, of up to 12 months each.

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
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: 20/02/2019
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 20/02/2019
Local time: 12:00

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

The National Archives
Kew, Richmond
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:

21/01/2019

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