Managed Service of Technology Assets National Framework Agreement

Managed Service of Technology Assets National Framework Agreement

Provide secure managed service of technology assets to public sector organisations.

United Kingdom-Chester: Information technology services

2020/S 098-236156

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Postal address: Liverpool Road
Town: Chester
NUTS code: UKD63
Postal code: CH2 1UL
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: info@coch-cps.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1244365143
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.coch.nhs.uk/

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: The eligible users of the proposed framework agreement are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at: www.nhssourcing.co.uk
Town: UK
NUTS code: UK
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: info@coch-cps.co.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: www.nhssourcing.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Managed Service of Technology Assets National Framework Agreement

Reference number: F/031/MSTA/20/MH

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72222300

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, through its commercial procurement services, wishes to award a single-supplier national framework agreement for the provision of a secure managed service of technology assets to public sector organisations.

Further details are provided in the invitation to tender accompanying this contract notice, which can be viewed at www.nhssourcing.co.uk.

The supplier appointed to the framework must be able to meet all aspects of the specification. Client organisations will, however, be able to contract for individual service elements of the service as required.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 5 000 000.00 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)

30000000
30210000
30213200
30213300
48600000
48810000
72000000
72500000
79000000
79800000
79900000
79996100
79999100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, through it’s commercial procurement services, wishes to establish a framework which will allow NHS authorities and other public sector bodies to procure a provider with a secure managed service of technology assets.

This framework will be a single-supplier framework, and as such no further competition will be required. Client organisations may call off services as and when required directly from the successful supplier.

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: 48
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: 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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement 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:
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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
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: 26/06/2020
Local time: 14:00
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

Date: 29/06/2020
Local time: 09:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Suppliers instructions how to express interest and bid for this tender:

1) browse to the esourcing portal https://www.nhssourcing.co.uk and click on view current opportunities;

2) select the title of the ITT;

3) review the ITT, framework agreement specification, prerequisites and list of eligible users (you may do this without registering);

4) register your organisation on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once);

5) accept the portal terms and conditions and click ‘continue’,

Enter your organisation and user details;

Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete;

You will shortly receive an e-mail with your unique password (please keep this secure).

6) login to the portal with the username/password;

7) click the ‘PQQs/ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are pre-qualification questionnaires or invitationstotender open to any registered supplier);

8) click on the relevant PQQ/ITT to access the content;

9) click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. This will move the PQQ/ITT into your ‘My PQQs/My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only). You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ITT Details’ box;

10) responding to the ITT. Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining). You can now use the messages function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification Note the deadline for completion, then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the ITT There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform(there is detailed online help available). You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Royal Courts of Justice
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Countess of Chester Hospital NHS Foundation Trust will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the framework agreement is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the framework agreement is entered into.

The Public Contract regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

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

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

18/05/2020