Services - 398668-2019

23/08/2019    S162    - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-London: Procurement software package

2019/S 162-398668

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Department of Health and Social Care
39 Victoria Street
London
SW1H OEU
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1133973879
E-mail: kim.vaughan1@nhs.net
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-of-health-and-social-care

I.1)Name and addresses
Department of Health and Social Care
39 Victoria Street
London
SW1H 0EU
United Kingdom
Contact person: Kim Vaughan
Telephone: +44 1133973879
E-mail: kim.vaughan1@nhs.net
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-of-health-and-social-care

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://nhsdigital.bravosolution.co.uk/esop/guest/go/public/registration
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://nhsdigital.bravosolution.co.uk/esop/guest/go/public/registration
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Health

Section II: Object

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

Single eCommercial System

Reference number: prj_2387
II.1.2)Main CPV code
48490000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The contracting authority, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), is seeking a supplier to provide a Single eCommercial System that is capable of functionality allowing them to plan, prepare, run and manage procurements in full compliance with PCR2015 and all relevant public procurement legislation and best practice.

Additional details appear at II.2.4) and within the service specification in the tender documents.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 4 500 000.00 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)
48000000
48312000
48613000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

The eCommercial system will be hosted by the supplier and accessed by the contracting authority and other contracting authorities referenced in II.2.4) via an internet connection.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The contracting authority, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), is seeking a supplier to provide a Single eCommercial System that is capable of functionality allowing them to plan, prepare, run and manage procurement's in full compliance with PCR15 and all relevant public procurement legislation and best practice.

The range of functionality required from the eCommercial System will include:

— planning,

— sourcing,

— tender creation, issue and management,

— tender evaluation,

— contract award,

— governance and approvals management,

— e-auctions,

— dynamic purchasing systems,

— data management and reporting,

— savings management.

The successful supplier will provide all service elements over the term of the contract.

A detailed service specification is contained in the tender documents, which can be obtained via the links provided in the notice.

Whilst the Department of Health and Social Care is the overall contracting authority, the following contracting authorities in England (and their successors) are also entitled to use this contract:

— The Department of Health and Social Care,

— The Department of Health and Social Care Owned Companies — NHS Property Services; Community Health Partnerships; NHS Professionals; Supply Chain Coordination Ltd; Porton Bioparma Ltd; Genomics England Ltd,

— NHS Shared Business Services (Joint venture with Sopra Steria),

— The Department of Health Arms-Length Bodies:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/how-to-contact-department-of-health-arms-length-bodies/department-of-healths-agencies-and-partner-organisations

— NHS Bodies:

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/MentalHealthTrustListing.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CareTrustListing.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AmbulanceTrustListing.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/SpecialHealthAuthorityListing.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/OtherListing.aspx and

— any other health body nominated by the Department of Health and Social Care from time to time during the term of the contract.

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: 4 500 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 14/11/2019
End: 13/11/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 x 12 month optional extension provisions.

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
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 057-131591
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 24/09/2019
Local time: 17:00
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 24/09/2019
Local time: 17:01
Place:

Tenders will be opened in the authority's e-procurement portal (Bravo).

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Tenders will be opened in the authority's e-procurement portal (Bravo).

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:

The authority will hold a Skype call with suppliers before the stated tender return deadline. The date, time and access details will be provided to potential suppliers who have registered on Bravo against this opportunity. The notification will be via a Bravo broadcast message.

The purpose of the Skype call being to:

— talk through the procurement process and requirement,

— offer an opportunity for potential suppliers to ask questions before the clarification deadline.

All questions and answers from the Skype call will be captured and shared along with all questions and answers received via Bravo prior to the clarification question deadline.

The value indicated in this notice is an estimate only. DHSC neither offers nor guarantees of any business levels.

Whilst the Department of Health and Social Care is the overall contracting authority, the following contracting authorities in England (and their successors) are also entitled to use this contract:

— The Department of Health and Social Care,

— The Department of Health and Social Care Owned Companies — NHS Property Services; Community Health Partnerships; NHS Professionals; Supply Chain Coordination Ltd; Porton Bioparma Ltd; Genomics England Ltd,

— NHS Shared Business Services (Joint venture with Sopra Steria),

— The Department of Health Arms-Length Bodies:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/how-to-contact-department-of-health-arms-length-bodies/department-of-healths-agencies-and-partner-organisations

— NHS Bodies:

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/MentalHealthTrustListing.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CareTrustListing.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AmbulanceTrustListing.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/SpecialHealthAuthorityListing.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/OtherListing.aspx and

— any other health body nominated by the Department of Health and Social Care from time to time during the term of the contract.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
The High Court
Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Not applicable.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
The High Court
Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
19/08/2019