Training Services – Desktop and Specialist IT Tender

Training Services – Desktop and Specialist IT Tender

Learning and Development External Training Framework Desktop and Specialist IT.

United Kingdom-London: Training services

2013/S 243-422939

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Transport for London (Commercial Services)
Windsor House 42- 50 Victoria St.
Contact point(s): www.tfl.gov.uk/eprocurement
SW1H 0TL London
UNITED KINGDOM

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.tfl.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.tfl.gov.uk/eprocurement

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
Other: Public Transport
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Greater London Authority (GLA)

British Transport Police (BTP)

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Contract 1 Desktop and Specialist IT.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 27: Other services
NUTS code UKI
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: 4
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Learning and Development External Training Framework Desktop and Specialist IT.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80500000, 80521000, 80532000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: Whilst an OJEU notice has been advertised for this procurement, TfL are following the Part B procedure, and the normal procurement timeline may therefore be shortened.
It is currently anticipated that the contract will be operational by April 2014 (please note that this date may be subject to change) and will run for 3 years from this date with an option to extend for a further year should this be required.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Standard Office Applications

1)Short description
As set out in the PQQ Instruction Document
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80500000, 80521000, 80532000

3)Quantity or scope
As set out in the PQQ Instruction Document
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Software and Database Development
1)Short description
As set out in the PQQ Instruction Document
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80500000, 80521000, 80532000

3)Quantity or scope
As set out in the PQQ Instruction Document
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: IT Infrastructure, Networking and Service Management
1)Short description
As set out in the PQQ Instruction Document
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80500000, 80521000, 80532000

3)Quantity or scope
As set out in the PQQ Instruction Document
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: IT Methodology & Accreditation
1)Short description
As set out in the PQQ Instruction Document
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80500000, 80521000, 80532000

3)Quantity or scope
As set out in the PQQ Instruction Document
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
Details will be provided in the Invitation to Tender documentation. A Parent Company Guarantee or Performance Bond may be required.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Details will be provided in the Invitation to Tender documentation. Payment will be in pounds sterling and will normally be made by means of an electronic funds transfer.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
The contracting authority shall require that any contract (s) awarded will be entered into by a single entity on behalf of the successful candidate (s).
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: To be considered for the project you must first complete the PQQ condition of participation. To express an interest in this tender, the company needs to be registered on the eSourcing portal.. It is important that suppliers do not register more then once so please read carefully the instructions on the home page before proceeding with a registration. There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Interested parties should note that they may be additionally required to supply copies of at least three years of their audited accounts. Services of an independent third party financial assessment agency may also be used.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Interested parties will be required to undergo assessment via a prequalification questionnaire and ITT if invited at a later stage.
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: yes

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 3
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:
TfL 90805
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
6.1.2014 – 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
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
Whilst an OJEU notice has been advertised for this procurement, TfL are following the Part B procedure, and the normal procurement timeline may therefore be shortened.
The procurement process is being conducted on behalf of Transport for London (TfL). TfL is a complex organisation operating both as a Functional Body of the Greater London Authority (GLA) under the direction of the Mayor of London and as a provider of transport services. The services supplies or works may be provided to TfL and/or its subsidiaries and/or the GLA or any other authority that is subject to the requirements of either EU directive 2004/17/EC or 2004/18/EC. It is anticipated that a contract(s) will be awarded by TfL but any part of TfL and/or any of its subsidiaries may award Contract(s) as appropriate. The Awarding Authority reserves the right to withdraw from the procurement process and may award a contract(s) in whole, in part, or not at all as a result of the competition called for by this notice and the Awarding Authority shall not be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by any candidates in considering and/or responding to the procurement process. All discussions and meetings will be conducted in English. Tenders and supporting documents must be priced in sterling and all payments made under the contract will be in sterling. TfL and/or any subsidiary of TfL or the GLA may interview any or all companies who express an interest for tendering for this work. If and when this requirement is offered to tender, it may be done in whole or in part via electronic means using the Internet, and may also be through the medium of an electronic reverse auction. TfL strongly supports and implements the Greater London Authority Group Responsible Procurement Policy. Details about the policy can be found on www.london.gov.uk/rp. Further details as to the application of the Greater London Authority Group Responsible Procurement Policy to this procurement will be set out in the tender documents.
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:12.12.2013

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