Website and Intranet Support and Development Services

Website and Intranet Support and Development Services

NIE Networks wish to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced contractor to provide website and intranet support and development services.

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

2020/S 214-525895

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Northern Ireland Electricity Networks Ltd
Postal address: 120 Malone Road
Town: Belfast
NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND
Postal code: BT9 5HT
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Angela Hutton
E-mail: Angela.Hutton@nienetworks.co.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.nienetworks.co.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://e-sourcingni.bravosolution.co.uk

I.3)Communication

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

I.6)Main activity

Electricity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

CA262 2021 — Provision of Digital Services

 

Reference number: CA262 2021

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 contracting entity intends to establish a framework arrangement under which it shall appoint an economic operator to enter into a framework agreement for the provision of digital services.

A framework agreement will be awarded for a period of three (3) years with an option, exercisable entirely at the discretion of the contracting entity and subject to the terms of the framework agreement, to extend by a further optional period of up to two (2) years, with a total potential duration of five (5) years.

The contracting entity estimates that the total spend under the framework agreement, based on current requirements for the contract period of 5 years is: GBP 395 000.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 395 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72420000 Internet development services
72421000 Internet or intranet client application development services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NIE Networks wish to appoint a suitably qualified and experienced contractor (under a framework agreement), to provide website and intranet support and development services. The framework will be awarded for a period of 3 years, with the option to extend (entirely at the discretion of NIE Networks) for up to 2 years.

 

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

At the end of the contract term, the contract may be subject to re-tender.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

At the end of the contract term, there is an option to extend for up to 2 years

 

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 specified within the PQQ and/or tender documents available from the address specified at 1.3) above with the reference project CA262 2021 — provision of digital services.

 

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 specified within the PQQ and/or tender documents available from the address specified at 1.3) above with the reference project CA262 2021 — provision of digital services.

 

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

As specified within the PQQ and/or tender documents available from the address specified at 1.3) above with the reference project CA262 2021 — provision of digital services.

 

III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As specified within the PQQ and/or tender documents available from the address specified at 1.3) above with the reference project CA262 2021 — provision of digital services.

 

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

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: 30/11/2020
Local time: 15:00

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

Date: 07/12/2020

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)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

48 months.

 

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Northern Ireland Electricity Networks Ltd
Postal address: 120 Malone Road
Town: Belfast
Postal code: BT9 5HT
Country: United Kingdom

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The contracting entity will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the framework agreement is communicated to all economic operators. The standstill period provides time for unsuccessful economic operators to challenge the award decision before the framework agreement is entered into. The Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (Northern Ireland).

 

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name: High Court of Justice in Northern Ireland
Postal address: Royal Courts of Justice, Chichester Street
Town: Belfast
Postal code: BT1 3JY
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

29/10/2020