Programme and Project Management Support and Related Services

Programme and Project Management Support and Related Services

A service provider is required to provide support acting as a ‘delivery partner’, to the SEFT Programme, with extensive relevant experience and expertise within rail transportation. Key requirements include (but are not limited to): Strategic and Programme Office capability. Programme and project leadership.

United Kingdom-London: Business and management consultancy services

2014/S 081-141984

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Rail Settlement Plan Limited
2nd Floor, 200 Aldersgate Street
For the attention of: Mark Edwards
EC1A 4HD London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2078418216
E-mail: seft.tenders@atoc.org

Further information can be obtained from: Rail Settlement Plan Limited
2nd Floor, 200 Aldersgate Street
For the attention of: Mark Edwards
EC1A 4HD London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2078418216
E-mail: seft.tenders@atoc.org

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Rail Settlement Plan Limited
2nd Floor, 200 Aldersgate Street
For the attention of: Mark Edwards
EC1A 4HD London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2078418216
E-mail: seft.tenders@atoc.org

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Rail Settlement Plan Limited
2nd Floor, 200 Aldersgate Street
For the attention of: Mark Edwards
EC1A 4HD London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2078418216
E-mail: seft.tenders@atoc.org

I.2)Main activity

Railway services
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Programme and Project Management Support and Related Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: United Kingdom.
NUTS code UK

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

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

Rail Settlement Plan Limited (RSP) is a company owned by the UK franchised Train Operating Companies (TOCs). RSP provides and manages on behalf of TOCs a number of shared services, ranging from the provision of ticket stock to the allocation of industry revenue.
RSP is currently working with TOCs, the Department for Transport (DfT) and Transport for London (TfL) to deliver the South East Flexible Ticketing Programme (SEFT). The Programme will provide the infrastructure required to operate ITSO compliant ‘smart ticketing’ at stations initially based in the South East of England, with the potential to expand (within the UK) beyond this region.
The SEFT Programme has identified a requirement for Programme and Project Management support and related services. A service provider is required to provide support acting as a ‘delivery partner’, to the SEFT Programme, with extensive relevant experience and expertise within rail transportation. Key requirements include (but are not limited to):
— Strategic and Programme Office capability
— Programme and project leadership;
— A Project Management Office (PMO) – Programme support and delivery.
Service Delivery including management of:
— Requirements definition;
— Business change;
— ICT Systems delivery;
— Technology management.
Relevant Experience
— A background of successful delivery within the rail transportation industry;
— A background of supporting the delivery of smart ticketing schemes;
— Working within a complex multi-stakeholder environment.
— The service provider shall be accredited to relevant industry professional standards (e.g. PRINCE 2, APM and MSP).
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79410000, 79420000, 72221000, 72224000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Information about lots
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: RSP shall have the option of a 1 year contract extension dependent upon market conditions and contract performance.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

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

RSP’s particular requirements will be set out in the ITT documentation and RSP reserves the right to require guarantees over performance.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Details to be provided in the ITT.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Where a consortium or other grouping of tenderers submits a bid, such consortia or grouping must nominate a lead organisation to deal with RSP Ltd on all matters relating to the Agreement. All consortium members or grouping will be required to be jointly and severally liable in respect to the obligations and liabilities relating to the Agreement.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions:

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Details required are included within the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
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: Details required are included within the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Details required are included within the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Details required are included within the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

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

Restricted
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

23.5.2014 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information:

Any party wishing to express an interest in the provision of RSP’s requirements shall be required to complete and forward to RSP by the deadline set out in this notice a Prequalification Questionnaire (PQQ). A PQQ may be obtained upon request by email at seft.tenders@atoc.org

Responses shall be submitted electronically in either MS Word or PDF format and forwarded to the email address provided in the PQQ and Tender Documentation.
Details of the full requirements and a draft contract will be made available in the Invitation to Tender (ITT) document which will be provided to shortlisted respondents.
Whilst it is intended that between three and five of the highest scoring submissions will be invited to participate in the ITT advertised, RSP reserves the right to alter the number of invitees.
(MT Ref:116501).

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:22.4.2014