NHS Cyber Security Services Tender

NHS Cyber Security Services Tender

Emergency Cyber Incident Management – Lot No: 1.

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

2019/S 217-532734

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: NHS Shared Business Services
National registration number: 05280446
Postal address: Chandlers Point, Halyard Court, 31 Broadway
Town: Salford
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: M50 2UW
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Christopher Robson
E-mail: christopher_robson@nhs.net
Telephone: +44 1612122420
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.sbs.nhs.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://nhssbs.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/39

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=30769&B=NHSSBS
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=30769&B=NHSSBS
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Joint Venture between the Department of Health and Sopra Steria

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Cyber Security Services

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

NHS Shared Business Services has been working closely with NHS Digital on the development of the cyber security services framework agreement, to offer an additional solution to support the existing portfolio of security solutions currently available. The aim of the new framework agreement will be to provide NHS organisations with an even greater number of cyber security service options and approved suppliers.

It is therefore envisaged that this framework agreement will be used to support services currently offered by NHS Digital to health and care organisations. The new framework will also offer services not covered by NHS Digital (lots 1 and 3).

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 250 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Emergency Cyber Incident Management

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

M50 2UW.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of urgent incident response capability for large-scale or local incidents, offering approved organisations the ability to quickly call down expert resource to support incident control, containment, resolution and remediation in the event of a cyber security incident. A cyber security incident may be defined as any malicious act or suspicious event that compromises, or was an attempt to compromise, the electronic security perimeter or physical security perimeter of a critical cyber asset, or, disrupts, or was an attempt to disrupt, the operation of a critical cyber asset.

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

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.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Cyber Security Consultancy Services

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

M50 2UW.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To provide approved organisations with access to ad-hoc or ongoing professional services. The services required will be defined locally by the approved organisation at call-off and will include some or all of the services outlined below as a minimum.

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

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.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Security Personnel

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

M50 2UW.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

For the supply of specialist personnel to support approved organisation existing in-house capability. Requirements are anticipated to be wide ranging but will ultimately support approved organisations to reduce their exposure to threats, improve security defences and support in the event of cyber incidents.

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

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.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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:

Please refer to procurement documents.

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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open 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 several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 60
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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 101-230957

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 19/12/2019
Local time: 15:00
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

Duration in months: 48 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 19/12/2019
Local time: 15:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The duration referenced in Section II.2.7) is for the placing of orders.

The value provided in Section II.1.5) is only an estimate. We cannot guarantee to successful suppliers any business through this framework agreement. Spend and volumes may vary throughout the life of the framework agreement from the anticipated levels given in this notice.

The framework will be for the benefit, and on behalf, of public sector bodies, details of such bodies can be accessed at: https://www.sbs.nhs.uk/proc-framework-agreements-support

In addition, if provided for in the contract documents, NHS SBS may extend the scope and benefit of the framework agreement to private sector bodies, subject to the approval of NHS SBS. Whilst NHS SBS is not required by procurement legislation to do so, it has extended the principles of public procurement rules to provide its private sector customers with the best value and open and transparent procurement procedures.

The envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement, stated in IV.1.3) is an estimate and is subject to change

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: NHS Shared Business Services
Postal address: Chandlers Point, Halyard Court, 31 Broadway
Town: Salford
Postal code: M50 2UW
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

OJEU procedures include a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to bidders. This period allows unsuccessful bidders to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Such information should be requested from NHSSBS. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 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). Any such action must be brought promptly.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

07/11/2019