Requirement for Microsoft 365 Strategy Implementation Partner

Requirement for Microsoft 365 Strategy Implementation Partner

To support the implementation of a modern workplace strategy (the Service) based upon Microsoft 365.

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

2020/S 153-375992

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Bradford Metropolitan District Council
Postal address: Britannia House, Hall Ings
Town: Bradford
NUTS code: UKE YORKSHIRE AND THE HUMBER
Postal code: BD1 1HX
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Catherine Mullins
E-mail: catherine.mullins@bradford.gov.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.bradford.gov.uk/bmdc

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.bradford.gov.uk/bmdc

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.yortender.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.yortender.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: IT Services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Tender for Modern Workplace Microsoft 365 Strategy Implementation Partner

Reference number: DN490343

II.1.2)Main CPV code

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

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Full requirements and details of how to apply for this opportunity can be found on www.yortender.co.uk reference DN490343. City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council (the Council) is seeking to appoint an experienced and qualified Provider (the Provider) to support the implementation of a modern workplace strategy (the Service) based upon Microsoft 365. The Council have recently procured Microsoft 365 E3 licences for their estate of approximately 6500 users and will required the provider to support them in a range of activities in support of the implementation and roll out of the full suite of applications and features that this licencing covers. In the first phase of the programme the Service should deliver the initial build through to pilot user testing of the foundations of the Microsoft 365 environment. The Council are looking to mobilise this phase of the programme very quickly once the Provider has been selected. During subsequent phases of the programme the Service must support the Council in deployment. The degree of support required at each stage will be decided by the Council, working closely with the Provider as a trusted advisor. The proposed contract will be for an initial duration of two (2) years with a possible two (2) twelve (12) month extensions. The Council reserves the right to amend the scope of the support requirement for the extension period.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 400 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE YORKSHIRE AND THE HUMBER

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Full requirements and details of how to apply for this opportunity can be found on www.yortender.co.uk reference DN490343. City of Bradford Metropolitan District Council (the Council) is seeking to appoint an experienced and qualified Provider (the Provider) to support the implementation of a Modern Workplace Strategy (the Service) based upon Microsoft 365. The Council have recently procured Microsoft 365 E3 licences for their estate of approximately 6500 users and will required the provider to support them in a range of activities in support of the implementation and roll out of the full suite of applications and features that this licencing covers. In the first phase of the programme the Service should deliver the initial build through to pilot user testing of the foundations of the Microsoft 365 environment. The Council are looking to mobilise this phase of the programme very quickly once the Provider has been selected. During subsequent phases of the programme the Service must support the Council in deployment. The degree of support required at each stage will be decided by the Council, working closely with the Provider as a trusted advisor. The proposed contract will be for an initial duration of two (2) years with a possible two (2) twelve (12) month extensions. The Council reserves the right to amend the scope of the support requirement for the extension period.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 60
Quality criterion – Name: Social value / Weighting: 10
Price – Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 x 12 month extensions available.

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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
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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

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

Date: 07/09/2020
Local time: 11:00
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 07/09/2020
Local time: 11:00

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: City of Bradford MDC
Town: Bradford
Postal code: BD1 1HY
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

05/08/2020