Tender for Strategic Consultancy and Business Support Services

Tender for Strategic Consultancy and Business Support Services

The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham intends to establish a Framework for the provision of consultancy and support services. 5 Lots. 1) IT Support Services, 2) Executive Search Recruitment Services.

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

2020/S 146-360578

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: London Borough of Barking and Dagenham
Postal address: Barking town hall
Town: Barking
NUTS code: UKI52 Barking & Dagenham and Havering
Postal code: IG11 7LU
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@lbbd.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2082272088
Internet address(es):Main address: www.lllb.gov.uk

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

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://lbbd.bravosolution.co.uk/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://lbbd.bravosolution.co.uk/
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://lbbd.bravosolution.co.uk/

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

II.1.1)Title:

Strategic Consultancy and Business Support Services

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:

The London Borough of Barking and Dagenham intends to establish a framework for the provision of consultancy and support services. This framework will cover various services that are broken down as follows:

1) IT Support Services,

2) Executive Search Recruitment Services,

3) Investment Advice Consultancy Services,

4) Contact Centre Services Provision,

5) Public Affairs Consultancy Services

The framework will be used by or on behalf of the whole of the UK public sector and their associated bodies (including companies and partnerships) and agencies, the voluntary sector, charities and/or other private organisations acting as managing agents or procuring on behalf of the public sector delivering services of a public nature.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 50 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 5
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

IT Support Services

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

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

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot covers 14 support services, these will be evaluated and awarded individually, bidders can apply for any number of these. The lot covers:

Lot 1a: DBA Support,

Lot 1b: Sharepoint,

Lot 1c: Office 365,

Lot 1d: GIS Support,

Lot 1e: Integration platform support,

Lot 1f: ITSM tool support,

Lot 1g: RPA development and support,

Lot 1h: Service desk support,

Lot 1i: Specialist infrastructure support,

Lot 1j: Strategic IT consultancy, advice and support,

Lot 1k: IT security design and support,

Lot 1l: Network design and specialist support,

Lot 1m: Software licence management,

Lot 1n: VDI support and maintenance.

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: 25 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

A maximum of five suppliers will be awarded to each subcategory under this lot (A maximum of 70 in total). Bidders can be successful for any number of the 14 subcategories.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Executive Search Specialist Recruitment Services

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79600000 Recruitment services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Council requires specialist resources to complement its existing project management and transformation teams, the provision is expected to be provided across a wide scope of categories and specialist knowledge. The requirements maybe of a temporary or a permanent basis.

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: 5 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

The anticipated maximum number of successful bidders to be awarded a place for this lot is 10.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Investment Advice Consultancy Services

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

66120000 Investment banking services and related services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is split into two subcategories:

3a — Treasury and accounting advice services

To provide treasury and accounting advice services on a variety of commercial propositions with varying elements.

3b — Property and investment due diligence

To provide due diligence on investment transactions including detailed due diligence on property and commercial investment decisions. The key aspects of the service are to provide recommendation reports on the suitability of individual investment decisions.

To provide ongoing technical and investment due diligence to support and protect the clients interests throughout a commercial negotiation process.

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: 5 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

It is anticipated that there will be a maximum of five bidders awarded for each subcategory (so a maximum of 10 for the lot). Bidders may bid for both subcategories so the overall number of bidders awarded a place on the lot may be less than 10.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Contact Centre Services Provision

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79512000 Call centre

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for the provision of call centre/contact centre services. This could be for every element of the service including a fully outsourced provision.

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: 10 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

It is anticipated that a maximum of five places will be awarded for this lot.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Public Affairs Consultancy Services

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79416000 Public relations services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This lot is for the provision of public affairs consultancy, primarily focused on strategic regeneration to influence public policy and to build successful relationships and common ground with key stakeholders to ensure the successful delivery of large-scale strategic regeneration schemes.

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: 5 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

It is envisaged that a maximum of five providers will be awarded a place on the framework for this lot.

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

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:

These can be found within the contract documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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: 100
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: 31/08/2020
Local time: 14:00
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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 31/08/2020
Local time: 14:00

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:

The value provided in section II.1.5) is only an estimate. We cannot guarantee to suppliers any business through this framework agreement.

This framework covers several services and the anticipated number of operators per lot varies. Our best estimate of the maximum number of bidders that will be awarded to each lot are as follows:

Lot 1a: 5

Lot 1b: 5

Lot 1c: 5

Lot 1d: 5

Lot 1e: 5

Lot 1f: 5

Lot 1g: 5

Lot 1h: 5

Lot 1i: 5

Lot 1j: 5

Lot 1k: 5

Lot 1l: 5

Lot 1m: 5

Lot 1n: 5

Lot 2: 10

Lot 3: 10

Lot 4: 5

Lot 5: 5.

All documents available at https://lbbd.bravosolution.co.uk

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Royal Court of Justice
Postal address: The Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2 2LL
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:

28/07/2020