Welsh Government Data Linking Contract
The Welsh Government is seeking to establish a data linking contract to match together the separate educational datasets for different phases of learning (Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5 and Higher Education).
United Kingdom-Cardiff: Data services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Corporate Procurement Services, Cathays Park
Telephone: +44 3000628864
NUTS code: UKL
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0007
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Post 14 Annual Matched Dataset.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The Welsh Government is seeking to establish a data linking contract to match together the separate educational datasets for different phases of learning (Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5 and Higher Education) resulting in an anonymised matched dataset which holds a wide range of information about learners, their activities, qualification attainment and progression after they have completed compulsory education.
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The Welsh Government seeks to establish a data linking contract to match together the separate educational datasets for different phases of learning (Key Stage 4, Key Stage 5 and Higher Education) resulting in an anonymised matched dataset which holds a wide range of information about learners, their activities, qualification attainment and progression after they have completed compulsory education.
Suppliers must be able to demonstrate that they meet the technical requirements prescribed by the Cyber Essentials Scheme (CES). Evidence of holding a Cyber Essentials (or equivalent) certificate is desirable before contract award, but is essential at the point when data is to be passed to the supplier.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Contract term can be extended on an annual basis for up to a further 3 years.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
As requested in the procurement documents.
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
If the contract is retendered a contract notice will be published in 2021.
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
— The first person from your Organisation to use the Platform will be required to register on behalf of the Organisation.
— Registration involves accepting a User Agreement, and providing basic information about your Organisation and about the User performing the Registration.
— The User who performs the Registration becomes the Super User for the Organisation.
— On registering on the Platform the Super User will select a Username and will receive a password.
— The Password will be sent by e-mail to the email address that was specified in the User Details section of the Registration page.
— In order to log-in to the Platform please enter your Username and Password.
— Note: If you forget your Password then visit the homepage and click ‘Forgot your password?’
— Registration should only be performed once for each Organisation.
— If you think that someone in your Organisation may have already registered on this Platform then you must not register again.
— Please contact the person who Registered (i.e. the Super User) in order to arrange access to the Platform.
— Contact the Helpdesk immediately if you are unable to contact the Super User (for example if they have left your Organisation).
— Note: If your Organisation is already registered on the Platform then you must not make any additional registration. Please contact the Helpdesk to gain access to the Platform.
— Tenders must be uploaded to the BravoSolution portal by 14:00
How to find the ITT:
— Once logged in you must click on ‘ITT’s Open to all Suppliers’
— The etender references for this contract are: Project_34003 and ITT_56115
— Click on the title to access summary details of the contract. If you are still interested in submitting a tender, click the ‘Express an Interest button’. This will move the ITT from the ‘Open to all Suppliers’ area to the ‘My ITT’s’ on the home page.
— You will then see the full details of the ITT in the qualification and technical envelopes along with any relevant documents in the ‘Attachments’ area.
— Should you have any questions on the ITT, please use the ‘Messages’ area to contact the buyer directly — Please do not contact the named person at the top of this notice.
Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales athttp://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=50656
Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:
Information provided in tender documentation.
Corporate Procurement Services, Cathays Park
Telephone: +44 3000628864Internet address:http://wales.gov.uk/?skip=1&lang=en
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: