Treasury Management Advisory Services Tender – Bedford

Treasury Management Advisory Services Tender – Bedford

The appointer supplier will provide specialist advice, skills and resources in the following areas whilst adding value to the Council’s treasury activities: delivering the Council’s strategy.

United Kingdom-Bedford: Treasury services

2019/S 220-539971

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Bedford Borough Council
Postal address: Cauldwell Strett
Town: Bedford
NUTS code: UKH24
Postal code: MK42 9AP
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Andrew Heslop
E-mail: commercial.hub@bedford.gov.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: www.bedford.gov.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://in-tendorganiser.co.uk/bedford/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendorganiser.co.uk/bedford/
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

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:

Treasury Management Advisory Services

Reference number: BBC CE 00998

II.1.2)Main CPV code

66600000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Bedford Borough Council is seeking a suitably qualified supplier, with a proven track record, for the provision of a treasury management advisory service to the Council. The appointer supplier will provide specialist advice, skills and resources in the following areas whilst adding value to the Council’s treasury activities:

— delivering the Council’s strategy,

— investment policy/management,

— borrowing,

— prudential indicators,

— debt management/restructuring,

— creditworthiness,

— interest rate forecasts,

— economic advice,

— compliance with CIPFA code of practice,

— staff training.

The service specification provides more information on the services to be provided as part of this contract. The appointed supplier will also assist with asset investment decisions made by charities supported by the Council including:

— House of Industry (charity No 257079),

— Freemans Common (charity No 257628).

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

66600000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH24
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Bedford Borough Council is seeking a suitably qualified supplier, with a proven track record, for the provision of a treasury management advisory service to the Council. The appointer supplier will provide specialist advice, skills and resources in the following areas whilst adding value to the Council’s treasury activities:

— delivering the Council’s strategy,

— investment policy/management,

— borrowing,

— prudential indicators,

— debt management/restructuring,

— creditworthiness,

— interest rate forecasts,

— economic advice,

— compliance with CIPFA code of practice,

— staff training.

The service specification provides more information on the services to be provided as part of this contract. The appointed supplier will also assist with asset investment decisions made by charities supported by the Council including:

— House of Industry (charity No 257079),

— Freemans Common (charity No 257628).

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: yes
Description of renewals:

2 x 12 month extensions possible.

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:
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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:
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
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: 16/12/2019
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: 16/12/2019
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Borough Hall, Bedford.

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: Commercial Hub, Bedford Borough Council
Town: Bedford
Postal code: MK42 9AP
Country: United KingdomInternet address: www.bedford.gov.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:

12/11/2019