IT Managed Services Tender

IT Managed Services Tender

The provision of a comprehensive outsourced IT services arrangement. The contractor will be responsible for monitoring, support, maintainance and development of the entire IT infrastructure and associated software systems to ensure a robust and reliable service.

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

2013/S 206-357699

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Bristol Water Plc
Bridgwater Road
Contact point(s): Zac Coley
BS99 7AU Bristol
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1179341214
E-mail: zac.coley@bristolwater.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)Main activity

Water
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

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

IT Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Bristol.
NUTS code UKK11

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

Framework agreement with a single operator
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 10
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 10 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):

The provision of a comprehensive outsourced IT services arrangement. The contractor will be responsible for monitoring, support, maintainance and development of the entire IT infrastructure and associated software systems to ensure a robust and reliable service. The expected contract value is likely to be in excess of GBP 1 million per annum. Applicants must be able to demonstrate technical capacity, commercial status and relevant experience to provide the appropriate service at an acceptable cost.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72000000

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

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

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

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 120 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions:

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: Suppliers are expected to complete a questionnaire. This is avaliable by sending an email to zac.coley@bristolwater.co.uk providing the appropriate contact details. In return a questionnaire and an overview of the required IT Services will be returned via SAP Sourcing. The completed questionnaire must be returned by 12:00 25.11.2013. Please note all communication prior to the submission of the completed questionnaire must be via SAP Sourcing, and the eventual submission of the completed questionnaire must also be by SAP Sourcing.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Suppliers are expected to complete a questionnaire. This is avaliable by sending an email to zac.coley@bristolwater.co.uk providing the appropriate contact details. In return a questionnaire and an overview of the required IT Services will be returned via SAP Sourcing. The completed questionnaire must be returned by 12:00 25.11.2013. Please note all communication prior to the submission of the completed questionnaire must be via SAP Sourcing, and the eventual submission of the completed questionnaire must also be by SAP Sourcing.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Suppliers are expected to complete a questionnaire. This is avaliable by sending an email to zac.coley@bristolwater.co.uk providing the appropriate contact details. In return a questionnaire and an overview of the required IT Services will be returned via SAP Sourcing. The completed questionnaire must be returned by 12:00 25.11.2013. Please note all communication prior to the submission of the completed questionnaire must be via SAP Sourcing, and the eventual submission of the completed questionnaire must also be by SAP Sourcing.

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: no

Section IV: Procedure

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

Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
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 entity:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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

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

25.11.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Every 5 to 10 years
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:
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:21.10.2013