Utilities Software Tender

Utilities Software Tender

S1095 overhead lines asset and work management system.

UK-Ballymena: software package and information systems

2012/S 101-169049

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Northern Ireland Electricity Limited
Pennybridge Industrial Estate
For the attention of: Gillian Wasson
BT42 3HB Ballymena
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2825661860
E-mail: gillian.wasson@nie.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.nie.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)Main activity
Electricity
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities
The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
S1095 overhead lines asset and work management system.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
NUTS code UKN0
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
Provision of an overhead lines asset register and work management system.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

48000000, 48170000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Information about 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:
Provision of a software solution and ongoing third party application support services for an overhead lines asset register and work management system.
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 300 000 and 750 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
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: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
Information can be found within S1095 MOI & PQQ document, which is available from the contracting entity on request.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Information can be found within S1095 MOI & PQQ document, which is available from the contracting entity on request.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
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: Applicants must provide the information requested within S1095 MOI & PQQ document. Failure to submit an application as instructed within S1095 MOI & PQQ document or failure to provide all of the requested information may result in exclusion from the process.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants must provide the information requested within S1095 MOI & PQQ document. Failure to submit an application as instructed within S1095 MOI & PQQ document or failure to provide all of the requested information may result in exclusion from the process.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Applicants must provide the information requested within S1095 MOI & PQQ document. Failure to submit an application as instructed within S1095 MOI & PQQ document or failure to provide all of the requested information may result in exclusion from the process.
Applications will only be considered from those contractors who can demonstrate the following minimum mandatory criteria:
1 Demonstrated ability and experience of implementing decentralised field solutions via mobile devices;
2 Proposed software and supporting infrastructure components used within the solution will have a supportable term of a minimum of 5 years from the time of installation.
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
Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
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 entity:
S1095
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 29.6.2012 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
29.6.2012 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening tenders
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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:
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:25.5.2012

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