ICT Managed Services Tender Birmingham
To undertake the ICT managed service in accordance with good practice so as to provide a high service standard.
United Kingdom-Birmingham: Computer-related services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Postal address: Cambrai Court, 1231 Stratford Road, Hall Green
NUTS code: UKG31
Postal code: B28 9AA
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Lorraine Ashover
Telephone: +44 1256467107
Internet address(es):Main address: http://createpartnershiptrust.org.uk/
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Create Partnership Trust — ICT Managed Services
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Create Partnership Trust requires a contractor to undertake the ICT managed service in accordance with good practice so as to provide a high service standard throughout the Trust schools for the benefit of school staff and pupils, the local community and any visitors to the site. Service provision to include on-site staff and remote helpdesk support. Complete information regarding the service requirement of the Trust can be found in the statement of requirements within the tender documentation. All four Trust schools are primary and are located in Birmingham. The Trust presently outsources the service and TUPE will apply.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
Please refer to the get information about schools website for details of the HQ and school addresses https://www.get-information-schools.service.gov.uk/Groups/Group/Details/16326#details
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Create Partnership Trust are currently out to tender for the provision of an ICT managed service provision. The contract is being offered for 3 years with the option to extend for a further two periods of 12 months. The contract commencement date is 1 January 2021. The Trust requires a contractor to undertake the ICT Managed Service in accordance with good practice to provide a high service standard. The requirements are:
• the management of ICT infrastructure including server hardware and software;
• the provision of support and maintenance services;
• the provision of change management services including installations, moves, additions, deletions;
• the provision of strategic development, consultancy support and other professional services;
• contract and service management TUPE is expected to apply, details of which can be found in the tender documentation.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
The contract will be awarded for an initial period of 3 years with two possible extensions of 12 months meaning a maximum contract length of 5 years.
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
A maximum of five suppliers will be taken forward to the invitation to tender stage of the process. Where less than five suppliers meet the minimum standards, only those that meet the minimum standards will be taken through to the invitation to tender stage. Where more than five suppliers meet the minimum standard, those suppliers with the highest scores will proceed to the invitation to tender stage.
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.1.1)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
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.2.3)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:
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a best estimate of the date, time and location based on what is known at the time of despatch of this notice.
Town: Please refer to Section V1.4.3
Country: United Kingdom
Create Partnership Trust will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 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 (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: