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This notice has been cancelled by:  152427-2015
15/04/2015    S73

United Kingdom-London: Educational software package

2015/S 073-129422

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Official name: Ark Schools
Postal address: 65 Kingsway
Town: London
Postal code: WC2B 6TD
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: Sunesh Patel, Joshua Perry
E-mail: procurement@arkschools.com

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.arkonline.org

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

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Education
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Ark Management Information Systems Framework.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 7: Computer and related services

NUTS code UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 4

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The purpose of this tender is to invite appropriate vendors to tender for the provision of a Management Information System (MIS) solution for Ark and potentially other Multi-Academy Trusts.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

48190000 Educational software package, 48612000 Database-management system, 48000000 Software package and information systems, 48810000 Information systems

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Starting 1.3.2016. Completion 29.2.2020

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
22.5.2015 - 12:30
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
in days: 150 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information
Ark Schools is seeking to award a Framework Agreement primarily for the use for Ark but that may also be taken up by other Multi Academy Trusts during the life of the Framework Agreement. Ark makes no commitment regarding potential business within the Framework Agreement.
Potential customers within the Framework Agreement are detailed below:
Educational Establishments: Nursery School, Primary School, Middle or High School, Secondary School, Academy, Special School, Pupil Referral Unit (PRU), Further Education College, University.

Schools in England https://www.gov.uk/find-school-in-england

Scottish Schools Online http://www.educationscotland.gov.uk/scottishschoolsonline/

Schools in Wales http://hwb.wales.gov.uk/

Schools Database Northern Ireland http://apps.deni.gov.uk/appinstitutes/instmain.aspx

Academies — https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/open-academies-and-academy-projects-in-development

Universities and Colleges http://unistats.direct.gov.uk/institutions/

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
10.4.2015