IT Professional Services Tender

IT Professional Services Tender

The purpose of this tender is to establish additional suppliers under Northern Gas Networks IT professional services Framework.

United Kingdom-Leeds: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2019/S 241-593383

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Northern Gas Networks
Postal address: Northern Gas Network Operations Ltd, 1100 Century Way
Town: Leeds
NUTS code: UKE42
Postal code: LS15 8TU
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Rebecca Rowley
E-mail: rrowley@northerngas.co.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.northerngasnetworks.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://www.northerngasnetworks.co.uk/procurement
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.6)Main activity

Production, transport and distribution of gas and heat

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

IT Professional Services

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this tender is to establish additional suppliers under Northern Gas Networks (NGN) IT professional services framework.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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: UKE42

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The purpose of this tender is to establish additional suppliers under Northern Gas Networks (NGN) IT professional services framework. The following are key requirements for the framework:

— on demand capability to join the accelerated delivery work streams which will include:

—— access to experts for advice and guidance through calls and meetings;

—— experts to be able to join NGN teams on an NGN site for short-term engagements, ranging in duration from single days to approximately three months;

—— the ability to end early, without financial penalty, assignments if no value added or if there is a change in strategy.

— value driven engagements with focus on how the expert is adding value to NGN,

— support NGN with their Future WoW Roadmap Delivery,

— work with NGN to improve their cyber resilience,

— proactive presentation of innovative ideas to NGN.

The framework includes expert advice and expert delivery.

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

3 x 1 years.

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
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:
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
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: 23/12/2019
Local time: 17:00
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:

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the 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: Northern Gas Networks
Postal address: Northern Gas Network Operations Ltd, 1100 Century Way
Town: Leeds
Postal code: LS15 8TU
Country: United Kingdom
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:

11/12/2019