Landline and Mobile Telephony Tender

Landline and Mobile Telephony Tender

Aston University is seeking to appoint a supplier for the provision of: Mobile phone hardware. Mobile voice and data services. Voice calls and landlines.

UK-Birmingham: Telecommunications equipment and supplies

2013/S 108-184891

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Aston University
Aston Triangle
For the attention of: Shirley O”Reilly
B4 7ET Birmingham
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1212044396
E-mail: purchasing@aston.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1212044401

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/astonuniversity/

Address of the buyer profile: www.aston.ac.uk

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)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Education
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Landline and Mobile Telephony.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 5: Telecommunications services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Aston University.
NUTS code UKG31

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Aston University is seeking to appoint a supplier for the provision of:
Mobile phone hardware.
Mobile voice and data services.
Voice calls and landlines.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

32500000, 32524000, 32416000, 64227000, 32250000, 32522000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Mobile phone hardware.
Mobile voice and data services.
Voice calls and landlines.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 400 000 and 600 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.12.2013. Completion 30.11.2016

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

As detailed in the supplier questionnaire.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

As detailed in the supplier questionnaire.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

As detailed in the supplier questionnaire.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: To be included as part of the tender process.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the tender documentation.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the supplier questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed in the tender documentation.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed in the tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As detailed in the tender documentation.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Account Management. Weighting 20

2. Functional Specification. Weighting 50

3. Value and Competitiveness of Tender. Weighting 25

4. Client References. Weighting 5

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

EU/121/1112LMT.
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 11.6.2013
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

18.7.2013
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

in days: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 22.7.2013 – 13:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Members of the Central Procurement Team.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

Tender documentation can be accessed and downloaded by registering on our e-tendering portal In-Tend at
https://in-tendhost.co.uk/astonuniversity/aspx/Home.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:4.6.2013