Services - 56660-2018

07/02/2018    S26

United Kingdom-Leicester: Procurement software package

2018/S 026-056660

Prior information notice

This notice aims at reducing time limits for receipt of tenders

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: ESPO
Postal address: Barnsdale Way, Grove Park, Enderby
Town: Leicester
NUTS code: UKF22 Leicestershire CC and Rutland
Postal code: LE19 1ES
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Samantha Hulcoop
E-mail: tenders@espo.org
Telephone: +44 1162944021
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.espo.org
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.espo.org
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
Official name: Please refer to section II.1.4
Postal address: Barnsdale Way, Grove Park, Enderby
Town: Leicester
NUTS code: UKF21 Leicester
Postal code: LE19 1ES
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: tenders@espo.org
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.espo.org
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
Official name: Please refer to section II.1.4
Postal address: Barnsdale Way, Grove Park, Enderby
Town: Leicester
Postal code: LE19 1ES
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: tenders@espo.org
NUTS code: UKF21 Leicester
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.espo.org
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Local Authority Services

Section II: Object

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

774_18 eProcurement Solutions

Reference number: 774_18
II.1.2)Main CPV code
48490000 Procurement software package
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

ESPO is seeking to establish a framework agreement with multiple suppliers for the provision of eProcurement services.

It is intended that the framework will reflect services such as; eTendering, eEvaluation, eAuction, eContract Management, eVendor Management, Complete eProcurement Solution, Dynamic Purchaing System (DPS). Forthcoming market engagement shall, however, determine the final services covered.

To participate in the engagement or express an interest in this opportunity, suppliers should send an email to tenders@espo.org

Please note that in order to access the tender documentation (when available), suppliers must express interest and register their organisation details.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 20 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
48000000 Software package and information systems
48312000 Electronic publishing software package
48613000 Electronic data management (EDM)
48470000 Auction software package
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

ESPO is seeking to establish a framework agreement with multiple suppliers for the provision of eProcurement services.

It is intended that the framework will reflect services such as; eTendering, eEvaluation, eAuction, eContract Management, eVendor Management, Complete eProcurement Solution, Dynamic Purchaing System (DPS). Forthcoming market engagement shall, however, determine the final services covered.

To participate in the engagement or express an interest in this opportunity, suppliers should send an email to tenders@espo.org

Please note that in order to access the tender documentation (when available), suppliers must express interest and register their organisation details.

II.2.5)Award criteria
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 20 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement will have the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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

To participate in the engagement or express an interest in this opportunity, suppliers should send an email to tenders@espo.org

Please note that in order to access the tender documentation (when available), suppliers must express interest and register their organisation details.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
30/04/2018

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
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.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

This contract will operate on-going contract monitoring procedures following award, to ensure financial stability requirements are maintained.

Credit rating checks will be carried out on a regular basis, using the credit rating agency, Creditsafe Business Solutions Limited.

Any changes will be assessed (compared with a baseline credit rating score obtained at contract award stage) and significant changes or sustained degradation will be investigated.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
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 several operators
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.2.5)Scheduled date for start of award procedures:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

As a Central Purchasing Body as defined by the EU Procurement Directive 2014/24/EU, the framework agreement is open for use by Public Bodies (defined https://www.espo.org/ESPO/media/Documents/FAQs/ESPO-s_powers_to_trade__website_-2016-12-22.pdf) that also fall into one of the following classifications of user throughout all administrative regions of the UK: Local Authorities; Educational Establishments (including Academies); Central Government Departments and Agencies; Police, Fire & Rescue and Coastguard Emergency Services; NHS and HSC Bodies, including Ambulance Services; Registered Charities; Registered Social Landlords; or any public body established by or under the Scotland Act 1998 or any Act of the Scottish Parliament. Details of the classification of end user establishments and geographical areas is available on: http://www.espo.org/About-us-%281%29/FAQs/Legal

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: ESPO
Postal address: Barnsdale Way, Grove Park, Enderby
Town: Leicester
Postal code: LE19 1ES
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address: www.espo.org
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
06/02/2018