MOD Commercial Delivery Partner

MOD Commercial Delivery Partner

1.1.1 Providing professional short-term commercial resources or commercial project teams to address needs however arising – surge demand, cover for hard-to-fill vacancies, supporting or delivering specific project.

United Kingdom-London: Services of commercial workers

2020/S 019-042115

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Ministry of Defence, DIO, Enabling Services
Postal address: MOD Main Building, Whitehall
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI
Postal code: SW1A 2HB
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Harpreet Batra
E-mail: Harpreet.Batra101@mod.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 7976909719
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/defence-infrastructure-organisation
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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

Defence

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

MOD Commercial Delivery Partner

Reference number: CCCC19A66

II.1.2)Main CPV code

98511000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Address commercial resourcing needs for transformation and other commercial activity within MOD Commercial functions.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 201 052 000.00 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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UNITED KINGDOM.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Address commercial resourcing needs for transformation and other commercial activity within MOD Commercial functions. These needs take a range of forms:

— 1.1.1 Providing professional short-term commercial resources or commercial project teams to address needs however arising – surge demand, cover for hard-to-fill vacancies, supporting or delivering specific projects, specialist (non-core to the Civil Service) skillsets or other ad-hoc capability,

— 1.1.2 Working with MOD Commercial functions to identify, assess and, if approved by MOD, deliver innovation, improvement and transformational opportunities that helps MOD to work in a more modern, efficient and effective way.

The competition is being run under CCS Framework RM6008 with framework companies able to bid as prime contractors, with opportunities available to support framework companies as part of their supply chain.

Cyber Security covered by Clause 9 Cyber Essential Scheme Condition in the tender pack. Full instructions can be found there.

Run under Framework RM6008. 12 suppliers from the CCS MCF2 framework, Lot 2, who confirmed their interest via an Expression of Interest issued in October 2019 will receive the tender packs. This procurement will be run by the Crown Commercial Service Assisted Service, utilising the CCS eSourcing system. Subcontracting opportunities are expected to be delivered through this contract, including to appropriate SME’s where relevant to the framework companies who bid.

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

Value excluding VAT: 250 052 000.00 GBP

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.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 12
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

12 suppliers from the CCS MCF2 framework, Lot 2, who confirmed their interest via an Expression of Interest issued in October 2019. Subcontracting opportunities are expected to be delivered through this contract, including to appropriate SME’s where relevant through the framework companies.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Two option years at end of 4-year contract, subject to further approval and sign off from all parties.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Confirmation of support of the Prompt Payment Code, acceptance of T&Cs. Other standards that formed part of the criteria for inclusion on the CCS MCF2 framework lot 2.

The contract requires the supplier to provide SC cleared resources.

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:

Perform the contract as per framework conditions.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted 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
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

This will be run under Framework RM6008. 12 suppliers from the CCS MCF2 framework, lot 2, who confirmed their interest via an Expression of Interest issued in October 2019 will receive Tender pack.

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: no
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: 28/02/2020
Local time: 12:00
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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.The authority reserves the right to amend any condition related to security of information to reflect any changes in national law or government policy. If any contract documents are accompanied by instructions on safeguarding classified information (e.g. a Security Aspects Letter), the authority reserves the right to amend the terms of these instructions to reflect any changes in national law or government policy, whether in respect of the applicable protective marking scheme, specific protective markings given, the aspects to which any protective marking applies, or otherwise. The link below to the Gov.uk website provides information on the Government Security Classification.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-security-classifications

Advertising Regime OJEU: this contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU), the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk

Go reference: GO-2020124-DCB-15869569

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Ministry of Defence, DIO, Enabling Services
Postal address: MOD Main Building, Whitehall
Town: London
Postal code: SW1A 2HB
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Harpreet.Batra101@mod.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 7976909719
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

24/01/2020