Procurement Consultancy Support

Procurement Consultancy Support

Back-Office Supplies Procurement and Purchasing Service for North of England Commissioning Support Unit.

UK-Middlesbrough: Procurement consultancy services

2013/S 028-043554

Prior information notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

North of England Commissioning Support
18 High Force Road, Riverside Park
For the attention of: Dean Burns
TS2 1RH Middlesbrough
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: dean.burns@northeast-procurementservice.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: https://nhs-neps.bravosolution.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: National Healthcare Service
I.3)Main activity

Health
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Back-Office Supplies Procurement and Purchasing Service for North of England Commissioning Support Unit
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 27: Other services
North of England.
NUTS code UK

II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:

The North of England Commissioning Support Unit (NECS), on behalf of the North of England based Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), intend to commission a Back-Office Supplies Procurement and Purchasing Service.
The service will entail management of requisitioning and purchase orders for NECS and the dependant CCGs of back office supplies/products, in line with available and applicable public procurement frameworks, and carrying out relevant back office supply based procurements where necessary based on spend data.
Please Note: Due to Department of Health mandates in respect of Financial Ledger systems, the procurement system must be compatible with the Oracle ISFE Release 12 Finance Ledger system.
It is intended that an Invitation to Tender (ITT) will be issued for the Back-Office Supplies Procurement and Purchasing Service on 1.4.2013.
To register your expression of interest (EOI), please use the following link: – https://nhs-neps.bravosolution.cuk
To register an EOI, please register your organisation on the website, this is free of charge, and select the option ‘PQQ’s Open to All Suppliers’. From the list, please select ‘pqq_27’ and express your interest.
Please note that although the reference refers to a PQQ, this is NOT a Pre-Qualificaion Questionnaire exercise and is being used to record expressions of interest only. You are not required to submit any documents at this stage.
Estimated cost excluding VAT:
Range: between 0 and 250 000 GBP
Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79418000, 79500000

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.8)Additional information:

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
VI.2)Additional information:

The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework

VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:6.2.2013