Software Development as a Service Tender

Software Development as a Service Tender

Creation of a Framework Agreement of Software Development as a Service providers.

United Kingdom-Sheffield: Software development services

2020/S 058-140393

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: University of Sheffield
Postal address: Procurement Office, Arts Tower, Western Bank
Town: Sheffield
NUTS code: UKE32
Postal code: S10 2TN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mark Hardy
E-mail: m.hardy@sheffield.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1142224979
Internet address(es):Main address: www.in-tendhost.co.uk/sheffield

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.in-tendhost.co.uk/sheffield
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.in-tendhost.co.uk/sheffield
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

2511/MH Software Development as a Service (SDaaS) Framework Agreement

Reference number: 2511/MH

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72262000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The University of Sheffield is out to tender on behalf of the advanced manufacturing research centre for the creation of a framework agreement of Software Development as a Service (SDaaS) providers. The full technical specification can be found in the tender documentation which will be sent to you once you have expressed your interest.

Tender process and documentation: this is an Open E.U. exercise. The ITT can be downloaded by registering and expressing your interest on the University’s e-tendering system https://in-tendhost.co.uk/Sheffield. If you have any questions or comments in relation to this tender they must be submitted via the In-tend System, this can be accessed at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/Sheffield Completed tenders must be returned through the same e-tendering system.

Closing date for receipt of tenders: Wednesday 22 April 2020 at 12.00 noon (UK time).

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 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: UKE32
Main site or place of performance:

Suppliers own premises and Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre, Catcliffe, Rotherham as determined and required to facilitate the services required.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The University of Sheffield is out to tender on behalf of the advanced manufacturing research centre for the creation of a framework agreement of Software Development as a Service (SDaaS) providers. The full technical specification can be found in the tender documentation which will be sent to you once you have expressed your interest.

Tender process and documentation: this is an open E.U. exercise. The ITT can be downloaded by registering and expressing your interest on the University’s e-tendering system https://in-tendhost.co.uk/Sheffield. If you have any questions or comments in relation to this tender they must be submitted via the In-tend System, this can be accessed at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/Sheffield Completed tenders must be returned through the same e-tendering system.

Closing date for receipt of tenders: Wednesday 22 April 2020 at 12.00 noon (UK time).

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

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

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:

The University retains the right to extend the framework agreement by 2 further 1 year extensions, by mutual agreement with individual suppliers.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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: yes
Identification of the project:

Whilst the project is not directly funded by, there may be an element of European Regional Development Funding involved in some of the resulting call-offs.

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:

As per tender documentation.

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:

As per tender documentation.

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: 5
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

The intention is not to extend beyond a fourth year.

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

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

Date: 22/04/2020
Local time: 12:00
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: 22/04/2020
Local time: 13:00
Place:

The opening ceremony will be held at the University of Sheffield or at the home address of one of the members of the University’s Procurement Department, should the Covid-19 outbreak cause University buildings to be closed.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: University of Sheffield
Postal address: Western Bank
Town: Sheffield
Postal code: S10 2TN
Country: United KingdomInternet address: www.sheffield.ac.uk
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

20/03/2020