Welsh Government Agile Digital and ICT Resources Agreement
The Agile Digital and ICT Resource Agreement is a all-Wales Framework for the provision of resources and solutions on a Statements of Works basis.
United Kingdom-Caerphilly: Supply services of personnel including temporary staff
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
T’yr Afon, Bedwas Road
Telephone: +44 3007900170
NUTS code: UKL
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA27760
I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Agile Digital and ICT Resources Agreement
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The Agile Digital and ICT Resource Agreement is a all-Wales framework for the provision of resources and solutions on a Statements of Works (SoW) basis. This will be a single Supplier Agreement, providing resources, to supplement Customer organisations internal capacity and capabilities. The resource shall be purchased via discreet, time bound SoW; ensuring only services and resource within the scope of the Agreement are purchased. The Supply Partner will not be permitted to fulfil a SoW using their internal resources.
In accordance with Regulation 33(5) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, these procedures may be applied only between the contracting authorities clearly identified in the link below and the tender documentation.
A copy of this list has been recorded at the time that this notice.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
This contract will be delivered across Wales.
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The National Procurement Service on behalf of the Welsh Public Sector wishes to establish a single supplier Framework Agreement (Agreement) for the supply of Agile Digital and ICT Resources. The Agreement will be established through a process of competitive tender through an Open Procedure.
Evaluations will be a 3 stage process:
Stage 1: Qualification;
Stage 2: Technical, Sustainability and Commercial;
Stage 3: Demonstration.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
The Agreement will be for a maximum period of up to 4 years.
The initial term of the framework will be for a period of 2 years with the option to extend for further periods up to2 years.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Call-off contracts under this Framework will be on a direct award basis.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
As detailed in the Tender Documentation and Framework Terms and Conditions.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
This procurement will be undertaken using the eTender Wales Bravosolution system: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml:
— registration involves accepting a User Agreement, and providing basic information about your Organisation and about the User performing the Registration,
— the User who performs the Registration becomes the Super User for the Organisation,
— on registering on the Platform the Super User will select a username and will receive a password,
— the Password will be sent by e-mail to the e-mail address that was specified in the User Details section of the Registration page. In order to log-in to the Platform please enter your Username and Password,
— registration should only be performed once for each Organisation. If you think that someone in your Organisation may have already registered on this Platform then you must not register again,
— please contact the person who Registered (i.e. the Super User) in order to arrange access to the Platform,
— contact the Helpdesk immediately if you are unable to contact the Super User (for example if they have left your Organisation).
How to find the ITT:
— once logged in you must click on ‘ITTs Open to all Suppliers — The e-tender references for this framework are:
The following ITTs must be completed by all Tenderers wishing to bid for each subject area:
Itt_65729 — All-Wales Agile Digital and ICT Resources Agreement.
Itt_67375 — Community Benefits Section: Agile Digital and ICT Resources Agreement.
— click on the title to access summary details of the ITT. If you are still interested in submitting a tender, click the ‘Express an Interest’ button. This will move the ITT from the ‘Open to all Suppliers’ area to the ‘My ITT’s’ on the home page,
— you will then see the full details of the ITT in the qualification and technical envelopes along with any relevant documents in the ‘Attachments’ area.
If you are seeking help on using the eTenderWales system please email the bravo solutions firstname.lastname@example.org or +44 800 3684852.
If you require the documentation in an alternative format, please use the ‘Messages’ area to contact the NPS directly, who will be able to provide a more suitable format (for example, Braille, Large Print, Word Document or Audio format).
The Welsh Ministers (NPS) will not be liable for any bidder costs arising from the non award of this framework.
Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=74923.
Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:
Welsh procurement policy aims to address and balance economic, social and environmental issues and impacts. Community Benefits policy is one strategy to address and balance these issues.
The tenderer must consider in their bid a Community Benefits Proposal setting out what you are prepared to do and how they would go about delivering Community Benefits and delivering the Welsh Government’s vision for Sustainable development.
Tenderers will be required to complete and upload a Community Benefit Method Statement on the eTenderWales portal. For reference a template and supporting information is attached to the specific question within the Community Benefit technical envelope (itt_67375).
The Community Benefits Proposals will not be assessed either at selection or award stage, but will be addressed post contract award with winning Tenderers and the Community Benefit objectives or targets agreed will be made into conditions of contract.
The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: