Digital Specialist Supplier Frameworks

Digital Specialist Supplier Frameworks

Eight defined Lots, (customer channels and data integration x 3; data and analytics x 3; enterprise systems x 2 as described in the Procurement documents), with three frameworks awarded per Lot.

United Kingdom-Reading: Computer support and consultancy services

2020/S 251-634434

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: SSE Services Plc
National registration number: 02366879
Postal address: No 1 Forbury Place,43 Forbury Road
Town: Reading
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: RG13JH
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Angela Godwin
E-mail: Digitalsolutionsspecialistframeworks@sse.com
Telephone: +44 1189534601
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.sse.com
Address of the buyer profile: www.sse.com

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.sse.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
Official name: SSE Services Plc
National registration number: 02366879
Postal address: 43 Forbury Road
Town: Reading
Postal code: RG13JH
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Angela.Godwin@sse.com
Telephone: +44 1189534601
E-mail: Digitalsolutionsspecialistframeworks@sse.com
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.sse.com
Address of the buyer profile: www.sse.com

I.6)Main activity

Electricity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Digital Specialist Supplier Frameworks

 

Reference number: 12078

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72600000 Computer support and consultancy services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The authority intends to award a number of framework agreements for digital specialist suppliers across the SSE Group, these will be placed against eight defined lots, (customer channels and data integration x 3; data and analytics x 3; enterprise systems x 2 as described in the Procurement documents), with three frameworks awarded per lot. For the avoidance of doubt the resulting Frameworks will be made available to all of SSE Group.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 50 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

For Distribution — Customer Channels and Data Integration

 

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72600000 Computer support and consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

Great Britain.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Provision of services and solutions:

• to enable Authorities interaction with its customers and delivery partners through a predominantly digital channel. Such interactions may require access to data from either source systems, or the respective business unit’s data hub;

• to develop business customer facing applications along with data integration and where necessary aggregation to support delivery of an effective and efficient collaborative experience.

Typically, delivery will follow an Agile methodology, however other development approaches may be applied. Similarly, change may be delivered within a project, programme or portfolio construct.

Further detail can be found in the procurement documentation.

 

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 days: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial contract will be 36 months with the authority option to extend for 2 further years.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

For Distribution — Data and Analytics

 

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72600000 Computer support and consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

Great Britain.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Provision of services and solutions:

• to build upon the already established Azure data lake, following a standards led approach to securely exposing sub-sets of that data to customers, business partners and internal teams;

• to support the enriching of data sets from source systems using advanced analytics to maximise business value and performance.

Typically, delivery will follow an Agile methodology, however other development approaches may be applied. Similarly, change may be delivered within a project, programme or portfolio construct.

Further detail can be found in the procurement documentation.

 

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 days: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial contract will be 36 months with the authority option to extend for 2 further years.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

For Distribution — Enterprise Systems

 

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72600000 Computer support and consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

Great Britain.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Provision of services and solutions:

• to support the introduction and development of enterprise scale systems where economic do so, for example in areas such as Asset & Inventory Management and GIS;

• to support those systems development, upgrade and integration ensuring maximum value is gained from those systems whilst following the Authority no/minimal customisations policy,

Typically, delivery will follow an Agile methodology, however other development approaches may be applied. Similarly, change may be delivered within a project, programme or portfolio construct.

Further detail can be found in the procurement documentation.

 

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 days: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial contract will be 36 months with the authority option to extend for 2 further years.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

For Transmission — Customer Channels and Data Integration

 

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72600000 Computer support and consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

Great Britain.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Customer channels and data integration — provision of services and solutions:

• to enable Authorities interaction with its customers and delivery partners through a predominantly digital channel. Such interactions may require access to data from either source systems, or the respective business unit’s data hub;

• to develop business customer facing applications along with data integration and where necessary aggregation to support delivery of an effective and efficient collaborative experience.

Typically, delivery will follow an Agile methodology, however other development approaches may be applied. Similarly, change may be delivered within a project, programme or portfolio construct.

Further detail can be found in the procurement documentation.

 

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 days: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial contract will be 36 months with the authority option to extend for 2 further years.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

For Transmission-Data and Analytics

 

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72600000 Computer support and consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

Great Britain.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Provision of services and solutions:

• to build upon the already established Azure data lake, following a standards led approach to securely exposing sub-sets of that data to customers, business partners and internal teams;

• to support the enriching of data sets from source systems using advanced analytics to maximise business value and performance;

Typically, delivery will follow an Agile methodology, however other development approaches may be applied. Similarly, change may be delivered within a project, programme or portfolio construct.

Further detail can be found in the procurement documentation.

 

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 days: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial contract will be 36 months with the Authority option to extend for 2 further years.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

For Transmission — Enterprise Systems

 

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72600000 Computer support and consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

Great Britain

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Provision of services and solutions:

• to support the introduction and development of enterprise scale systems where economic do so, for example in areas such as Asset & Inventory Management and GIS;

• to support those systems development, upgrade and integration ensuring maximum value is gained from those systems whilst following the Authority no/minimal customisations policy,

Typically, delivery will follow an Agile methodology, however other development approaches may be applied. Similarly, change may be delivered within a project, programme or portfolio construct.

Further detail can be found in the procurement documentation.

 

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 days: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial contract will be 36 months with the authority option to extend for 2 further years.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

For Customer Energy Solutions — Customer Channels and Data Integration

 

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72600000 Computer support and consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

Great Britain.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Provision of services and solutions:

• to enable Authorities interaction with its customers and delivery partners through a predominantly digital channel. Such interactions may require access to data from either source systems, or the respective business unit’s data hub;

• to develop business customer facing applications along with data integration and where necessary aggregation to support delivery of an effective and efficient collaborative experience.

Typically, delivery will follow an Agile methodology, however other development approaches may be applied. Similarly, change may be delivered within a project, programme or portfolio construct.

Further detail can be found in the procurement documentation.

 

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 days: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial contract will be 36 months with the authority option to extend for 2 further years.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

For Customer Energy Solutions-Data and Analytics

 

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72600000 Computer support and consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

Great Britain.

 

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Provision of services and solutions:

• to build upon the already established Azure data lake, following a standards led approach to securely exposing sub-sets of that data to customers, business partners and internal teams.

• to support the enriching of data sets from source systems using advanced analytics to maximise business value and performance.

Typically, delivery will follow an Agile methodology, however other development approaches may be applied. Similarly, change may be delivered within a project, programme or portfolio construct.

Further detail can be found in the procurement documentation.

 

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 days: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial contract will be 36 months with the authority option to extend for a further 24 months.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Conditions are stated in the pre qualification questionnaire which can be requested by emailing: Digitalsolutionsspecialistframeworks@sse.com

 

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

Further information is provided in the procurement documents which can be requested by emailing: Digitalsolutionsspecialistframeworks@sse.com

 

III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Further information provided in the procurement documents.

 

III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

The contract terms will be authority contract as issued with the procurement documents.

 

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 01/02/2021
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 12/02/2021

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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Stephen Upton
Postal address: No 1 Forbury Place, 43 Forbury Road
Town: Reading
Postal code: RG13JH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Digitalsolutionsspecialistframeworks@sse.com

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

22/12/2020