UKHO Data Science and Data Engineering Tender

UKHO Data Science and Data Engineering Tender

We are looking for suppliers to support our data science and data engineering work.

United Kingdom-Taunton: Software programming and consultancy services

2018/S 204-465321

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
Admiralty Way
Taunton
TA1 2DN
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1823443280
E-mail: procurement@ukho.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKK23
Internet address(es):Main address: https://ukho.delta-esourcing.com
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Taunton:-Software-programming-and-consultancy-services./JWVFC25R9Q
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

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Defence

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Data Science and Data Engineering

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72200000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

We are looking for suppliers to support our data science and data engineering work, specifically for productionising work to create live solutions.

The suppliers will work alongside existing in-house digital development teams in two ways:

— we are currently building our data science and data engineering capability and will look for support in developing these skills/knowledge, this may include consultancy, filling temporary skills gaps and/or providing training and support),

— we are looking to make a significant transformation in a relatively short timeframe (3 years) and we have limited in-house resources; we are therefore looking for support to deliver discrete packages of work to increase our velocity.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 4 000 000.00 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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK23
Main site or place of performance:

Somerset

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Authority is trying to achieve large scale data engineering and machine learning pipelines to transform the capability of the organisation. It is expected this work will both provide efficiency savings and create novel products. The market landscape is changing quickly as many companies which are embracing these technologies are making huge gains and transforming the way people work and do business.

The Authority has created a successful foundation of a data science team but now needs to accelerate the work. It has put significant effort into capability building across the organisation and this is having an impact. However, it is felt this is not enough and would like to bring in additional skilled resource to accelerate the change.

Some of the core data sets are of the TB order so will require big data technologies.

The types of data being processed will often have some point cloud, geospatial or big data element, but will also include images, video, text, time series.

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: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Envisaged minimum number: 1

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

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: no
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: 17/10/2023
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

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:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://ukho.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Taunton:-Software-programming-and-consultancy-services./JWVFC25R9Q

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://ukho.delta-esourcing.com/respond/JWVFC25R9Q

GO Reference: GO-20181018-PRO-13395846

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
Admiralty Way
Taunton
TA1 2DN
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1823443280

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
Admiralty Way
Taunton
TA1 2DN
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1823443280
VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

The United Kingdom Hydrographic Office
Admiralty Way
Taunton
TA1 2DN
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1823443280

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

18/10/2018

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