Management Service Support Contract for Oracle Financial System
This is defined as the routine ongoing support for the Oracle system over the life time of the contract and upgrade to Release 12 in the 1st Year of the contract.
United Kingdom-Belfast: Financial systems software development services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Invest Northern Ireland
Bedford Square, Bedford Street
For the attention of: Stephen McCann
BT2 7ES Belfast
General address of the contracting authority: www.dfpni.gov.uk/cpd
Address of the buyer profile: https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk
Electronic access to information: https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.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
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Northern Ireland.
NUTS code UKN
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
— Software Support services:
— this is defined as the routine ongoing support for the Oracle system over the life time of the contract and upgrade to Release 12 in the 1st Year of the contract.
Software enhancement services:
— this is defined as an ad hock requirement to provide technical support to implement enhancements to the Oracle system.
The objectives for the project relate to the efficiency of the support arrangements, which is primarily measured by the performance and availability of the finance system defined as follows:
— provide business continuity for this core system,
— support the software from system failure and ensure optimal performance,
— provide the financial infrastructure to support the organisation in achieving corporate targets; and
— minimise the disruption to the day to day business to pay clients, suppliers, support management decisions, and to adhere to statutory reporting requirements whilst ensuring strong internal controls to support high standards of corporate governance.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
72212442, 48444000, 48810000, 48000000, 72267100, 72222300, 72224100, 48800000, 48812000, 72212443
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.3)Information about renewals
Number of possible renewals: 2
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the e-Sourcing portal (this is only required once): Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender~: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once): https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register — Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ — Enter your correct business and user details — Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete — You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure) 2. Express an Interest in the tender — Login to the portal with the username/password — Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) — Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content — 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 3. Responding to the tender – 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 onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT — There may be a mixture of online & 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.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
Central Procurement Directorate
Clare House, 303 Airport Road West
BT3 9ED Belfast
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Regulations (SI 2005 No 6) ***(delete as appropriate)*** provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: