Migration Services for Microsoft 365 Products – Supplier Engagement

Migration Services for Microsoft 365 Products – Supplier Engagement

BWC is interesting in engaging with potential implementation partners, who would be able to support the Trust’s migration to N365 from its current Office 2010 based environment.

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Software implementation services

2020/S 199-483821

Prior information notice

This notice aims at reducing time limits for receipt of tenders

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
Postal address: Steelhouse Lane
Town: Birmingham
NUTS code: UKG WEST MIDLANDS (ENGLAND)
Postal code: B4 6NH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: ian.smit@uhb.nhs.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://bwc.nhs.uk/

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://nhs.bravosolution.co.uk/nhs_collaborative/web/login.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://nhs.bravosolution.co.uk/nhs_collaborative/web/login.html
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

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

N365 Migration Services

 

Reference number: PROC.08.0239

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72263000 Software implementation services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

 

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust (BWC) is seeking to engage with suppliers interested in its requirement for services to support the implementation of the N365 programme at the Trust.

N365 is a national initiative and agreement supported by NHS Digital and NHSX, to enable NHS organisations to purchase licenses to upgrade to the latest suite of Microsoft 365 products.

BWC is interesting in engaging with potential implementation partners, who would be able to support the Trust’s migration to N365 from its current Office 2010 based environment.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

48000000 Software package and information systems

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG WEST MIDLANDS (ENGLAND)

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust (BWC) is seeking to engage with suppliers interested in its requirement for services to support the implementation of the N365 programme at the Trust.

N365 is a national initiative and agreement supported by NHS Digital and NHSX, to enable NHS organisations to purchase licenses to upgrade to the latest suite of Microsoft 365 products.

BWC is interesting in engaging with potential implementation partners, who would be able to support the Trust’s migration to N365 from its current Office 2010 based environment.

The Trust is interested in what suppliers may be able to offer through existing framework agreements for these services.

Suppliers who are able to offer services to support this requirement are invited to express an interest and respond to a questionnaire regarding their offerings via framework agreements. Further details on how to do this are contained within the additional information section of this notice.

At this stage the route to market has not been finally determined and although the current intention is to use the information gathered through this exercise to inform an award process through a framework agreement, the authority may at its discretion decide to adopt a different route to market for this requirement.

 

II.2.5)Award criteria
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options

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

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

01/12/2020

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.5)Scheduled date for start of award procedures:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

 

Additional text:

Suppliers wishing to participate in this market engagement exercise and express an interest in this requirement should respond to the questionnaires via the online form on the Bravo Portal by 12.00 on Tuesday 27 October 2020.

https://nhs.bravosolution.co.uk

Bravo reference of online form: ppq__28616 ‘N365 Migration Services BWC — PIN’

How to register:

1) register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once):

— browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://nhs.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 and respond to PIN questionnaire:

— 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),

— browse the PQQs (there may be more than one page) and select ‘pqq_28616’ by clicking on it,

— 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 on-screen instructions to complete the PQQ/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: Birmingham Women’s and Children’s NHS Foundation Trust
Postal address: Steelhouse Lane
Town: Birmingham
Postal code: B4 6NH
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

08/10/2020