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Services - 231453-2022

02/05/2022    S85

Norway-Oslo: Computer support and consultancy services

2022/S 085-231453

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation
National registration number: 971 277 882
Postal address: Pb 8034 Dep.
Town: Oslo
NUTS code: NO081 Oslo
Postal code: 0030
Country: Norway
Contact person: Sigbjørn Nerland
E-mail: sigbjorn.nerland@norad.no
Telephone: +47 223980000
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.norad.no
Address of the buyer profile: https://eu.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/336555
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://eu.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=330342&B=DFO
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://eu.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=330342&B=DFO
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Solution architect new ICT platform

Reference number: 2200335
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72600000 Computer support and consultancy services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Government has decided that a joint ICT service will be established for the ministries, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the foreign service missions. It has been decided that Norad will not follow the ministry to a new joint ministry ICT platform or use the new joint ICT service.

The change means that Norad must establish its own ICT platform, acquire new supplier (s) of ICT services and study and establish its own internal roles in order to manage its own ICT services. Technically, the services in the joint MS 365 tenant will be re-established in a separate tenant only for Norad. In addition, there will be solutions for the services Norad currently uses on the on-premise part of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' platform. It has been decided that a project will be established for this work and Norad now needs an experienced solution architect to play an important role in this this work.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 3 500 000.00 NOK
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NO081 Oslo
Main site or place of performance:

Oslo

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Government has decided that a joint ICT service will be established for the ministries, including the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the foreign service missions. It has been decided that Norad will not follow the ministry to a new joint ministry ICT platform or use the new joint ICT service.

The change means that Norad must establish its own ICT platform, acquire new supplier (s) of ICT services and study and establish its own internal roles in order to manage its own ICT services. Technically, the services in the joint MS 365 tenant will be re-established in a separate tenant only for Norad. In addition, there will be solutions for the services Norad currently uses on the on-premise part of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs' platform. It has been decided that a project will be established for this work and Norad now needs an experienced solution architect to play an important role in this this work.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Relevant competence / Weighting: 70 %
Price - Weighting: 30 %
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 3 500 000.00 NOK
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/08/2022
End: 31/10/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Two or three months or 300 and 450 hours.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Two or three months or 300 and 450 hours.

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
List and brief description of conditions:

Legally established company

The tenderer must enclose a company certificate or register printout (sole proprietorship) from the Register of Legal Entities.

Tax certificates

Norwegian providers must submit a tax certificate for tax, employer's contribution and value added tax (form RF-1316). The tax certificates must not be older than 6 months from the expiry of the offer deadline.

Sole proprietorships must submit confirmation that they are not registered in the VAT register.

Foreign providers must submit corresponding tax certificates from their countries.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Economic and financial capacity

The tenderer must have sufficient financial and financial capacity to be able to fulfill the contract.

This is documented by the presentation of the company's latest / 2/3 annual accounts.

If the supplier has valid reasons for not being able to submit this documentation, the supplier may "prove his economic and financial position with any other document that the client deems suitable", this in accordance with the Public Procurement Regulations § 16-4 (2).

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

The tenderer must have sufficient financial and financial capacity to be able to fulfill the contract.

The supplier must have an annual minimum turnover, including an annual minimum turnover within the area to which the contract applies. The requirement is twice the size of the assignment.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Technical and professional capacity

The tenderer must have sufficient technical and professional capacity to be able to fulfill the contract.

• The company's most important deliveries in the last 3 years, including their value, time and recipient (if necessary to ensure sufficient competition, ie because the relevant services are not purchased as much and so often, so that there will be a limited number of suppliers who have experience from the last 3 years, the period of 3 years can be extended).

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

The tenderer must have sufficient technical and professional capacity to be able to fulfill the contract.

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

These minimum requirements must be met before the offer can be considered. If requirements are not met, the offer will be rejected.

- The consultant must be independent of suppliers.

- The consultant must have a minimum of five years' experience as an architect.

- The consultant must have at least experience from two similar assignments in the last four years.

- Consultant must have a good written and oral Norwegian level.

Non Disclosure Agreement

Please note that personnel who are to carry out the assignment must sign the enclosed declaration of confidentiality before they can start work. This will be done in connection with the client signing a contract with the selected supplier.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 31/05/2022
Local time: 12:00
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:
Norwegian
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 31/08/2022
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 31/05/2022
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Oslo District Court
Postal address: Pb 2106 Vika
Town: Oslo
Postal code: 0125
Country: Norway
E-mail: oslo.tingrett@domstol.no
Telephone: +47 22035200
Internet address: https://www.domstol.no/no/domstoler/tingrett/oslo-tingrett/
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: Norwegian Complaint Board For Public Procurement
Postal address: Pb 511 Sentrum
Town: Bergen
Postal code: 5805
Country: Norway
E-mail: post@knse.no
Telephone: +47 55193000
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: Norwegian Agency for Development Cooperation
Postal address: Pb 1303 Vika
Town: Oslo
Postal code: 0112
Country: Norway
E-mail: postmottak@norad.no
Telephone: +47 23980000
Internet address: www.norad.no
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
27/04/2022