Tender for Pensions Actuarial, Benefits and Governance Consultancy Services

Tender for Pensions Actuarial, Benefits and Governance Consultancy Services

The majority of the services will be actuarial although there is also a need for the other services albeit to a lesser degree.

United Kingdom-Leicester: Pension services

2020/S 250-626808

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Leicestershire County Council
Postal address: County Hall, Leicester Road Glenfield
Town: Leicester
NUTS code: UKF22 Leicestershire CC and Rutland
Postal code: LE3 8RA
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Satish Parekh
E-mail: satish.parekh@leics.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1163057784
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.eastmidstenders.org/index.html
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.eastmidstenders.org/index.html


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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Pensions Actuarial, Benefits and Governance Consultancy Services


Reference number: DN502244

II.1.2)Main CPV code

66520000 Pension services

II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:


To appoint a single supplier for all the following services:

• actuarial services;

• benefits services;

• governance consultancy;

• consultancy services to support specialist projects

The majority of the services will be Actuarial although there is also a need for the other services albeit to a lesser degree.


II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF22 Leicestershire CC and Rutland

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:


Open tender for the provision of:

Pensions actuarial services, benefits services, governance consultancy and consultancy services.

Contract term: initial term 5 years and optional 5 years.


II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 75
Price – Weighting: 25

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Optional further up to 60 months.


II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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 IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

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: 02/02/2021
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:


IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 02/02/2021
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: High Court of Justice
Postal address: The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A2LL
Country: United Kingdom

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Leicestershire County Council (LCC) will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days standstill period at the point of information on the award of the contract, as communicated to tenderers. Applicants who are unsuccessful shall be informed by LCC as soon as possible after the decision has been made as to the reasons why the applicant was unsuccessful. If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved, The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take legal action. Any such action must be brought within the applicable limitation period. Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order for any document to be amended and may award damages, make a declaration of ineffectiveness, order for a fine to be paid, and/or order the duration of the contract be shortened. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow the parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.


VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: