IT Consultancy Tender Reading

IT Consultancy Tender Reading

Application development. Application maintenance. Augmentation across all areas of IT.

United Kingdom-Reading: Computer support and consultancy services

2020/S 109-265899

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: UKJ SOUTH EAST (ENGLAND)
Postal code: RG1 3JH
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Angela Godwin
E-mail: itconsultancyframeworks@sse.com
Telephone: +44 1189534601
Internet address(es):Main address: www.sse.com

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained 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
Town: Reading
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Angela Godwin
E-mail: itconsultancyframeworks@sse.com
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOMInternet address(es):Main address: www.sse.com

I.6)Main activity

Electricity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

IT Consultancy Frameworks for SSE Group

Reference number: 10465

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72600000 Computer support and consultancy services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

IT consultancy services and any and all activities in relation to consultancy services such as:

Application development

Application maintenance

Augmentation across all areas of IT

General consultancy services across all areas of IT

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: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

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

UK and Southern Ireland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Scope of IT consultancy services required are provided in the procurement documents available upon expression of interest sent to: Itconsultancyframeworks@sse.com

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

Value excluding VAT: 50 000 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Estimated framework value of GBP 30 million is over 3 years, optional renewal for 2 further years with estimated additional GBP 20 million spend.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

ITT pre-qualification evaluation criteria is stated in the procurement documents which can be accessed upon expression of interest being sent to: Itconsultancyframeworks@sse.com

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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:

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

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

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 provided in the procurement documents which can be accessed upon receiving an expression of interest at: Itconsultancyframeworks@sse.com

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:

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:

Contract to be issued at ITT stage.

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)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: 3
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: 19/06/2020
Local time: 12:00

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

Date: 30/07/2020

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: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Stephen Upton
Postal address: SSE, I Forbury Place, 43 Forbury Road
Town: Reading
Postal code: RG1 3JH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Itconsultancyframeworks@sse.com
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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

04/06/2020