IBM Licensing and Maximo Support Tender

IBM Licensing and Maximo Support Tender

Lot 1: Licenses; Lot 2: Support; Lot 3: Licenses and Support.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Software support services

2019/S 249-619713

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Northern Ireland Electricity Networks
Postal address: 120 Malone Road
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UKN
Postal code: BT9 5HT
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Angela Hutton
E-mail: Angela.Hutton@nienetworks.co.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: www.nienetworks.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.6)Main activity

Electricity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

S1193 — IBM Licensing and Maximo Support

Reference number: S1193

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72261000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

NIE Networks wishes to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced organisation(s) to provide IBM Maximo license renewals and for the provision of 3rd and 4th line IBM Maximo system support to NIE Networks and our managed service provider. The support will cover all aspects of the Maximo estate including bespoke customisations, integrations and configuration of our 2 Maximo installations – ‘Maximo Plant’ and ‘Maximo Lines’ – and the associated Syclo Agentry mobile solution.

This will be appointed in either 2 separate lots, with 1 supplier appointed to each lot, which includes, (but are not limited to) the services below, or where 1 supplier has passed the technical elements for Lot 3 and are the Meat:

Lot 1: Licenses;

Lot 2: Support;

Lot 3: Licenses and Support.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 400 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Lot 3: Supply and support services (Lots 1 and 2).

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Supply of Licenses

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72261000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Supply of licenses.

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: yes
Description of renewals:

At the end of the contract term, the contract may be subject to re-tender.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Support Services

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72261000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2: Support services.

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: yes
Description of renewals:

At the end of the contract term, the contract may be subject to renewal.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Licences and Support Services — Combined Requirements

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72261000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 3: Licences and support services — combined requirements.

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: yes
Description of renewals:

At the end of the contract term, the contract may subject to renewal.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

As specified within the PQQ and/or tender documents available from the address specified at 1.3) above with the reference Project S1193 IBM Licensing and Maximo Support.

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:

As specified within the PQQ and/or tender documents available from the address specified at 1.3) above with the reference Project S1193 IBM Licensing and Maximo Support.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

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

As specified within the PQQ and/or tender documents available from the address specified at 1.3) above with the reference S1193 IBM Licensing and Maximo Support.

III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As specified within the PQQ and/or tender documents available from the address specified at 1.3) above with the reference Project S1193 IBM Licensing and Maximo Support.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 2
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: yes
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: 31/01/2020
Local time: 12:00

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

Date: 12/02/2020

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)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

36 months.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Northern Ireland Electricity Networks Ltd
Postal address: 120 Malone Road
Town: Belfast
Postal code: BT9 5HT
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The contracting entity will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the framework agreement is communicated to all economic operators. The standstill period provides time for unsuccessful economic operators to challenge the award decision before the framework agreement is entered into. The Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (Northern Ireland).

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

Official name: High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland
Postal address: Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street
Town: Belfast
Postal code: BT1 3JY
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

23/12/2019