National Household Model – Annual Software Maintenance Contract

National Household Model – Annual Software Maintenance Contract

The contract is for maintenance and support for the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) National Household Model software.

Reference number: : TRN 795/03/2014

Deadline date:28/04/2014

This deadline is for… 5:00pm for proposals to be submitted to the Department.

Contract value:£1 – £40,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: London

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC)

 

Description of the contract

The contract is for maintenance and support for the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) National Household Model software. The National Household Model (NHM) is a micro-simulation model of household energy use and take-up of low carbon technologies. It has been built in Java and is stored on a Cloud server to which DECC users have access via a web-based browser. The contract is to provide ongoing maintenance and support for the NHM application. This includes provision of system administration support to ensure users have continuous, user support to ensure users are able to use the model effectively and ad hoc application development.

 

Classification of the contract

72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 12 Months

 

Who to contact

Contact name Claire Adams

Organisation name Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC)

Address , Area 6A 3, Whitehall Place, London, United Kingdom, SW1A 2AW

Telephone 0300 068 6957

Extension number:

Fax

Web address www.decc.gov.uk

 

How to apply

If you wish to take part in this procurement please see the attached Tender documents attached to this Notice and send your completed Proposal to Claire Adams at address stipulated in the “Who to Contact” section. Any late submissions will not be considered. DECC reserves the right to halt the procurement process and to not award a contract. DECC will not be held liable for recovery of costs from unsuccessful bids if a contract is not awarded. All costs will be borne by the bidding organisations. If a contract is created it will be upon DECC Standard Terms and Conditions, which are available on the main DECC website – www.decc.gsi.gov.uk and will be issued to organisations invited to submit a tender bid. Completed tender submission must be returned by post to the DECC address given at the top of this advertisement, by 17:00hrs on the 28th of April 2014. We require 3 hard copies (one of which must be signed). Electronic versions of your bids are to be sent to claire.adams@decc.gsi.gov.uk. Interviews, if deemed necessary, will be held in the week following receipt of proposals, suppliers will be notified of this if appropriate.