Services - 100741-2019

04/03/2019    S44    - - Services - Contract notice - Competitive procedure with negotiation 

United Kingdom-Reading: Systems and technical consultancy services

2019/S 044-100741

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
SSE PLC
43 Forbury Road Reading
Reading
RG31 6FX
United Kingdom
Contact person: Hari Jayasekara
E-mail: pcs.procurement@sse.com
NUTS code: UKJ31

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.sse.com

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: www.sse.com
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
SSE
Havant
United Kingdom
Contact person: Hari Jayasekara
E-mail: pcs.procurement@sse.com
NUTS code: UKJ31

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.sse.com

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
SSE PLC
Havant
United Kingdom
Contact person: Hari Jayasekara
E-mail: pcs.procurement@sse.com
NUTS code: UKJ31

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.sse.com

I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: Utility
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Utility

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

OO Services — SSE Public Cloud Services Framework — Multi-Site

Reference number: SSE-PCS-2019
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72220000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

SSE PLC is seeking to go to market for the provision of public cloud services IaaS/PaaS for their full infrastructure requirements as it embarks on accelerating its journey onto the cloud through it’s “Future of IT” programme.

To achieve these outcomes, the Authority wishes to explore options for entering into a public cloud services Framework Agreement with suitable suppliers to help continue its the transition of it’s infrastructure onto the cloud. The

The initial stage will be the Pre-Qualifying Questionnaire (“PQQ”). Qualifying bidders of the PQQ will then be invited to responded to and RFP. Following completion of the RFP, it is anticipated SSE will appoint at least 2 suppliers onto a no commitment Framework Agreement.

If you are interested in participating, please an email your name, role title and mobile number to pcs.procurement@sse.com for further information and instructions.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 30 000 000.00 GBP
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)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ
Main site or place of performance:

SSE's primary locations are in Reading, and Havant in England and Perth in Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

SSE PLC is seeking to go to market for the provision of public cloud services IaaS/PaaS for their full infrastructure requirements as it embarks on accelerating its journey onto the cloud through it’s “Future of IT” programme.

To achieve these outcomes, the Authority wishes to explore options for entering into a public cloud services Framework Agreement with suitable suppliers to help continue its the transition of it’s infrastructure onto the cloud. The

The initial stage will be the Pre-Qualifying Questionnaire (“PQQ”). Qualifying bidders of the PQQ will then be invited to responded to and RFP. Following completion of the RFP, it is anticipated SSE will appoint at least 2 suppliers onto a no commitment Framework Agreement.

If you are interested in participating, please an email your name, role title and mobile number to pcs.procurement@sse.com for further information and instructions.

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: 30 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 31/07/2019
End: 31/07/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

SSE is intending to put in place a Framework Agreement with appropriate suppliers for an initial term of 3 years, with an option to renew for a 2 years (1 + 1 years).

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
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
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:
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
Competitive procedure with negotiation
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.1.5)Information about negotiation
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: no
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: 21/03/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 28/03/2019
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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
SSE PLC
Reading
United Kingdom
E-mail: pcs.procurement@sse.com
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:
27/02/2019