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07/01/2016    S4

United Kingdom-Norwich: Group pension services

2016/S 004-003963

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: Norfolk County Council
Postal address: County Hall, Martineau Lane
Town: Norwich
Postal code: NR1 2DH
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: Julie Ward

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
NCCT40954 Multi-Provider Framework Agreement for the Provision of Actuarial Services, Governance and Administration Support and Consultancy Services.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
II.3)Information on framework agreement
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Norfolk County Council, on its own behalf and on behalf of Cumbria County Council, Lincolnshire County Council, London Borough of Hackney, Tower Hamlets Council, the Environment Agency and Wolverhampton City Council wish to let a multi-provider framework agreement for the provision of Actuarial Services, Governance and Administration Support and Consultancy Services.
This framework may also be used by:
— any administering authorities and any of their participating employing authorities as defined in the Local Government Pension Scheme Regulations 2013 SI2013 No.2356 (as amended) and the Local Government Pension Scheme (Administration) (Scotland) Regulations 2008 as amended by SSI 2011/349;
— the Committee (the NILGOSC) and employing authorities as defined in the Local Government Pension Scheme (Administration) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2009 / SRNI 2009/33;
— the Board of the Pension Protection Fund;
— any other administering authority or organisation of a public sector pension scheme or any public sector body that requires pensions related services; and
— any Common or Collective Investment Vehicle established by or on behalf of an administering authority or group of administering authorities, Local Government Pension Fund(s) or groups of Pension Funds or companies established by them for the purpose of operating on a collective.
This framework agreement will be for the provision of Actuarial and Governance and Administration Support and Consultancy Services to Administering Authorities of local Government Pension Schemes (LGPS) and Employer Bodies within the respective funds on all aspects of Actuarial, Governance and Administration Support and Consultancy Services and Consultancy Services.
This framework will be split into lots to include:
1. Actuarial Services.
2. Governance and Administration Support Services.
3. Specialist Projects.
No Guarantee of business is given.
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66522000 Group pension services, 66523000 Pension fund consultancy services, 66141000 Pension fund management services, 66519600 Actuarial services, 75320000 Government employee pension schemes, 66131100 Pension investment services

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.8)Additional information:
The framework will be for a period of 4 years. However it may be agreed that call offs can continue beyond the end of the framework.
We will be holding a concept viability day in London on Monday 25.1.2016 at 11:00

To express and interest in attending the concept viability event, Applicants must first register on the Councils procurement system at

Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: