IT Security Services Tender Northern Ireland

IT Security Services Tender Northern Ireland

This contract is for: appointment of a security partner to fill the onsite virtual security officer role for Belfast Metropolitan College.

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

2019/S 177-431305

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

DFE — BMC — Belfast Metropolitan College
Titanic Quarter Campus, 7 Queens Road
Belfast
BT3 9DT
United Kingdom
E-mail: ssdadmin.cpd@finance-ni.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.1)Name and addresses

FE Northern Regional College
Antrim Campus, Fountain Street
Antrim
BT41 4AL
United Kingdom
E-mail: ssdadmin.cpd@finance-ni.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.1)Name and addresses

FE North West Regional College
Strand Road
Londonderry
BT48 7AL
United Kingdom
E-mail: ssdadmin.cpd@finance-ni.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.1)Name and addresses

FE South Eastern Regional College
Victoria Avenue
Newtownards
BT23 7EH
United Kingdom
E-mail: ssdadmin.cpd@finance-ni.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.1)Name and addresses

FE Southern Regional College
Patrick Street
Newry
BT35 8DN
United Kingdom
E-mail: ssdadmin.cpd@finance-ni.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.1)Name and addresses

FE South West College
2 Mountjoy Road
Omagh
BT79 7AH
United Kingdom
E-mail: ssdadmin.cpd@finance-ni.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

2249868 DfE BMC — Provision of IT Security Services

Reference number: 2249868

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

This contract is for:

— appointment of a security partner to fill the onsite virtual security officer role for Belfast Metropolitan College (BMC),

— provision of additional specialist IT security services to the Colleges when required.

The other participating bodies for the contract will not not be using the virtual security officer service but may avail of the other services in the specification when required. The main duties of the virtual security officer role will include:

— auditing the current security solutions of the college,

— designing and implementing a security improvement plan,

— leading on investigations into IT security breaches and incidents,

— providing advice and guidance on IT Security.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 475 000.00 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)

72200000
72220000
72240000
72250000
72260000
72800000
72810000
72820000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN0

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This contract is for:

— appointment of a security partner to fill the onsite virtual security officer role for Belfast Metropolitan College (BMC),

— provision of additional specialist IT security services to the Colleges when required.

The other participating bodies for the contract will not not be using the virtual security officer service but may avail of the other services in the specification when required. The main duties of the virtual security officer role will include:

— auditing the current security solutions of the college,

— designing and implementing a security improvement plan,

— leading on investigations into IT security breaches and incidents,

— providing advice and guidance on IT security.

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: 475 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Parties may agree in writing to extend the contract for 2 further periods of up to and including 12 months each.

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 per tender documents.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

As per tender documents.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

As per tender documents.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

As per tender documents.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

As per tender documents.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As per tender documents.

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

Open procedure
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: 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: 11/10/2019
Local time: 15:00
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

Tender must be valid until: 09/01/2020

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 11/10/2019
Local time: 15:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

5 years.

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

VI.4.1)Review body

The UK does not have any special review body with responsibility for appeal/mediation procedures in public procurement competitions. Instead; any challenges are dealt with by the High Court, Commercial Division, to which proceedings may be issued regarding alleged breaches of the PCR 2015.
UK
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

CPD will comply with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and, where. appropriate, will incorporate a standstill period (i.e. a minimum of 10 calendar days) at the point information on the award of contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision.

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

09/09/2019