Tender for IT Internal Audit Services

Tender for IT Internal Audit Services

DCC is seeking an auditor to deliver an IT internal audit programme which fulfils the requirements of the International Standards for the professional practice of internal auditing.

United Kingdom-Treharris: Internal audit services

2020/S 240-595016

Contract notice – utilities


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: D?r Cymru Cyfyngedig
National registration number: 02366777
Postal address: Pentwyn Road, Nelson
Town: Treharris
Postal code: CF46 6LY
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Joanna Bryant
E-mail: Joanna.Bryant@dwrcymru.com
Telephone: +44 7880424720
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.dwrcymru.com
Address of the buyer profile: https://dwrcymru-welshwater.bravosolution.co.uk


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

I.6)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


IT Internal Audit Services


Reference number: DCWW1223

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79212200 Internal audit services

II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:


DCC is seeking an auditor to deliver an IT internal audit programme which fulfils the requirements of the International Standards for the professional practice of internal auditing. The services will be operated as if part of the internal audit team within DCC Business Assurance.

Some of the services will include:

• development of an IT Internal Audit Plan;

• audit reviews of IT security, DCC applications, operational technology and IT policy reviews;

• ongoing advice and assistance — potential attendance at disaster recovery exercises and proactive involvement with project boards;

• attendance at Audit Committees;

• preparation of audit reports at the end of each assignment in accordance with DCC reporting protocol;

• liaison with DCC’s external auditors, to assist them in their statutory audit work.


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.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72810000 Computer audit services
79212000 Auditing services

II.2.3)Place of performance


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

IT Internal Audit Services.


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

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Envisaged number of candidates: 5

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The agreement will be for an initial 3-year period with the option to extend for a further 2 years at the sole discretion of DCC. This means a possible total duration of 5 years if all options are taken.


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.1.2)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

Section IV: Procedure


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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator

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

Date: 31/01/2021
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:


Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.3)Additional information:


Participation instructions — how to express interest in this opportunity.

1) Register your organisation on the DCC eSourcing Portal (this is only required once so please check whether there is an existing account registered for your organisation — multiple users can be added as required).

2) Express an interest in the opportunity:

• log in to the portal with your username and password;

• click the ‘PQQs/ITTs Open to all Suppliers’ link;

• click on the relevant PQQ/ITT to access the content;

• click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page, this will move the PQQ/ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ ITTs’ page (this is a secure area reserved for your projects only);

• you can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Attachments’ in the ’PQQ/ITT details’ box.

3) Responding to the opportunity:

• click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ITT details’. You can choose to ‘Create response’ or ‘Decline to Respond’;

• you can now use the messaging function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification;

• note the deadline for completion and follow the onscreen instructions to complete your response;

• there may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform;

• you must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page.

Please note the following:

• you must download the documents yourself after you have expressed interest, they will not be sent to you;

• expressions of interest will only be accepted through the eSourcing Portal;

• all documentation must be returned electronically via the eSourcing Portal;

• if you require any further assistance please consult the online help or contact the eSourcing helpdesk using the contract information provided on the home page.


VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: D?r Cymru Welsh Water
Postal address: Pentwyn Road, Nelson
Town: Treharris
Postal code: CF46 6LY
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: