Cyber Security Support Contract for Office for Nuclear Regulation

Cyber Security Support Contract for Office for Nuclear Regulation

To provide cyber security consultancy on a call-off basis.

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

2019/S 116-284968

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Office for Nuclear Regulation
Redgrave Court Merton Road Bootle Merseyside
L20 7HS
United Kingdom
Contact person: Gary Owens
Telephone: +44 2030280795
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address:

I.2)Information about joint procurement


Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at:
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

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Nuclear Regulation

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


The Provision of Cyber Security Regulatory Support Services to the Office for Nuclear Regulation

Reference number: ONR/T508

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The provision of cyber security regulatory support services to the office for nuclear regulation.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) is the UK’s statutory nuclear regulator, responsible for the regulation of nuclear safety and nuclear security throughout the UK civil nuclear industry. In order to support delivering the regulation of cyber security and information assurance (CS&IA) throughout the industry ONR require one supplier to provide cyber security consultancy on a call-off basis to maintain a baseline of understanding, produce quarterly deliverables, and be able to deliver more complex services as required in support of regulatory goals.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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.1.1)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: 24/07/2019
Local time: 13:00
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:

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:

Interested suppliers will be required to register their details on HSE’s e-procurement portal in order to gain access to the documentation and to respond to the opportunity. Registration is free of charge, and can be accessed at the following link:

Opportunities are listed alphabetically by title within the portal and the tender reference for this opportunity is ONR/T508.

In Section II.2.7) the contract period is shown as 48 months (4 years). However, the initial term of the contract will be for 24 months (2 years) with an option to extend for a further 2 years in annual increments of 12 months.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Christine Alcock — Office for Nuclear Regulation
Redgrave Court, Merton Road Bootle, Merseyside
L20 7HS
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2030280061
E-mail: address:
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

Office for Nuclear Regulation
L20 7HS
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2030280061
E-mail: address:

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: