Tender for Core Procurement Platform

Tender for Core Procurement Platform

The scope of the opportunity is to provide a single platform solution that can support the end to end procurement processes.

United Kingdom-Worthing: Procurement software package

2019/S 056-130348

Contract notice – utilities

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Southern Water Services Ltd
Southern House
Worthing
BN13 3NX
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1903272597
E-mail: Tommy.Tsang@southernwater.co.uk
NUTS code: UKJ

Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.southernwater.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://southernwater.bravosolution.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

I.6)Main activity

Water

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Core Procurement Platforms

Reference number: prj_1432

II.1.2)Main CPV code

48490000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

The scope of the opportunity is to provide a single platform solution that can support the end to end procurement processes.

The core procurement platforms should cover the following high-level capabilities areas:

— buyer portal and catalogue management,

— procure to pay (requisition to receipt and invoice to pay),

— supplier relationship manager,

— sourcing execution and category management,

— contract lifecycle management,

— supplier engagement portal,

— contract performance management.

The contract term for the provision of the core procurement platform is for an initial term of 6 years with the option to extend for a period, or periods, of up to 4 years (10 years total).

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 6 000 000.00 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)

48000000
48170000 – KA11
48422000
72000000
72200000
72210000
72212490
72261000
72500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKJ

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The scope of the opportunity is to provide a single platform solution that can support the end to end procurement processes.

The core procurement platforms should cover the following high-level capabilities areas:

— buyer portal and catalogue management,

— procure to pay (requisition to receipt and invoice to pay),

— supplier relationship manager,

— sourcing execution and category management,

— contract lifecycle management,

— supplier engagement portal,

— contract performance management.

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: 6 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 72
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

An initial period of 6 years with option to renew for a period, or periods, of up to 4 years (total = 10 years).

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Pre-qualification stage will rank suppliers with the maximum number to be brought through to the ITT stage being 5.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

As described in the procurement documents.

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.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

As described in the procurement documents.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

The successful core procurement platform partner, whether being a single contractor, prime contractor (which may be an existing company or special purpose vehicle) or consortium, will be required to be a single legal entity.

III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As described in the procurement documents.

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

Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition
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

An electronic auction will be used
Additional information about electronic auction:

An eAuction may be used at the ITT stage with those providers who successfully reach this stage.

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: 15/04/2019
Local time: 11:30

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 26/04/2019

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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

VI.3)Additional information:

Submission of expression of interest and procurement specific information: This procurement exercise will be conducted on the Bravo Solution e-procurement portal at: https://southernwater.bravosolution.co.uk/

Candidates wishing to be considered for this contract must register their expression of interest and provide

Additional procurement specific information through the portal as follows:

(i) candidates should register on the BravoSolution e-procurement portal at:

https://southernwater.bravosolution.co.uk/

(ii) once registered, candidates must express their interest as follows:

(a) login to the portal;

(b) select “View Current opportunities and notices”;

(c) access the listing related to this contract titled “Core Procurement Platforms” and view details;

(d) click on express interest button;

(iii) once you have expressed interest, please complete the PQQ. You must then publish your reply using the publish button;

(iv) for any support in submitting your expression of interest please contact the eTendering help desk at:

0800 368 4850 or help@bravosolution.co.uk

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Southern Water Services Ltd
Worthing
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:

15/03/2019