Initial teacher training data management system
The successful bidder will work in partnership with the Teaching Agency to develop an on-line flexible and future proof data management system to enable the capture, management, publication, analysis and dissemination of data relating to initial teacher training in England.
UK-London: software package and information systems
Section I: Contracting authority
Department for Education, Teaching Agency
Sanctuary Buildings, 20 Great Smith Street
Contact point(s): Graham Hills
SW1P 3BT London
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.education.gov.uk
Electronic access to information: http://www.redimo.nationalcollege.org.uk/selfservice
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://www.redimo.nationalcollege.org.uk/selfservice
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Sanctuary Buildings, 20 Great Smith Street, SW1P 3BT London, UNITED KINGDOM.
NUTS code UKI1
The new Ittdms will replace the existing Ittdms and Ebittdms (Employment-based routes data management system). The successful bidder will be responsible for:
— The initial design, development, build and implementation of the new Ittdms and the on-going maintenance (including any licensing over the lifetime of the contract),
— The collection, management and analysis of data about trainees, training provision and training providers; and the publication of a number of datasets (including all legacy, live and new data) over the lifetime of the contract,
— The initial design, development, build and implementation of an on line analysis and publication tool (OLAP) outlined in Section 3.0,
— The online and telephone maintenance and support of the system, data processes and collections, and the users over the lifetime of the contract,
— The management and hosting of the development, UAT and production environments (although it is likely that the production environment will be centrally hosted at some point in the lifetime of the contract and bidders should take this into account in their proposal).
48000000, 48100000, 48600000, 48900000, 72000000
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 400 000,00 and 3 000 000,00 GBP
Description of these options: This is a 3 year contract with the option to extend for 2 x 1 year contracts (max. 5 years).
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Participants must express interest and submit completed tenders using the National College’s Redimo portal that can be accessed at www.redimo.nationalcollege.org.uk/selfservice.
Using the following instructions:
1. Navigate to the Portal: www.redimo.nationalcollege.org.uk/selfservice;
2. Go to the ‘New Users’ area and click on the ‘Register’ tab;
3. Follow the on screen instructions until registered.
Once registered this contract can be accessed by using the Contract ID 794.
All further required actions now have guidance and help screens available.
Responses must be published by the date in IV.3.4.
Any supplier may be disqualified who:
(a) Is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) Is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding up or administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) Has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) Has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authorities can demonstrate;
(e) Has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) Has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) Is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) Has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organisation, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) Has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j) Has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) Has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
ITT can be accessed at www.redimo.nationalcollege.org.uk/selfservice using the instructions detailed in III.2.1.
The Contracting Authority may take into account any of the following information:
(a) Appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established;
(c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last 3 financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Yes.
Candidates will be assessed in accordance with Part 4 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006, as amended (implementing Title II, Chapter V11, Section 2 of Directive 2004/18/EC), on the basis of information provided in response to the ITT.
The ITT can be accessed at www.redimo.nationalcollege.org.uk/selfservice using the instructions detailed in III.2.1.
The Contracting Authority may have regard to any of the following means in its assessment:
(a) A list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past 3 years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given:
— Where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issued or countersigned by the competent authority,
— Where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser’s certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator.
(b) An indication of the technicians or technical bodies involved, whether or not belonging directly to the economic operator’s undertaking, especially those responsible for quality control and, in the case of public works contracts, those upon whom the contractor can call in order to carry out the work;
(c) A description of the technical facilities and measures used by the supplier or service provider for ensuring quality and the undertaking’s study and research facilities.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Section IV: Procedure
Payable documents: no
Electronically via e-tendering tool.
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no
Section VI: Complementary information
(i) Not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; and
(ii) To make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition; and in no circumstances will the Department for Education be liable for any costs incurred by the candidates. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of potential suppliers.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:14.11.2012