Procurement Software Package – Supply e-Marketplace Solution

Procurement Software Package – Supply e-Marketplace Solution

Queens University Belfast wishes to appoint an experienced contractor for the provision of an e-Marketplace Solution to integrate with the Universitys Financial System (UNIT4 Agresso, Release 5.6.3).

United Kingdom-Belfast: Procurement software package

2014/S 017-026113

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Queen’s University Belfast
Purchasing Office, University Road
For the attention of: Jackie Glackin
BT7 1NN Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2890973026
E-mail: j.glackin@qub.ac.uk
Fax: +44 2890971390

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.qub.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.qub.ac.uk/po

Further information can be obtained from: Queens University Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/queensuniversitybelfast/aspx/Home

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Queens University Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/queensuniversitybelfast/aspx/Home

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Queens University Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Internet address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/queensuniversitybelfast/aspx/Home

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

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

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

QUB/1321/14 Provision of an e-Marketplace Solution.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
NUTS code UKN01

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Queens University Belfast wishes to appoint an experienced contractor for the provision of an e-Marketplace Solution to integrate with the Universitys Financial System (UNIT4 Agresso, Release 5.6.3).
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

48490000, 72263000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

The Universitys Finance Directorate is undertaking an ambitious project to enhance its current Purchase to Pay (P2P) processes. One of the proposed initiatives within the P2P Project is to replace paper catalogues and appropriate contracts with an e Marketplace solution offering end user access to approved supplier contracts/catalogues.
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Please refer to tender documents.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Please refer to tender documents.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Please refer to tender documents.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to tender documents.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to tender documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to tender documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

QUB/1321/14
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 25.2.2014
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

4.3.2014
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information

This authority will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to Tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into.
The Public Contract Regulations 2006 (SI 2006 No 5) 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).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:22.1.2014