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09/07/2016    S131

United Kingdom-Norwich: Group pension services

2016/S 131-236723

Contract award notice

Services

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
E-mail: sourcingteam@norfolk.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1603223342

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.norfolk.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tend.co.uk/norfolkcc/aspx/Home

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

Official name: Cumbria County Council, Lincolnshire County Council, London Borough of Hackney, the Environment Agency, London Borough of Tower Hamlets, City of Wolverhampton Council

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
NCCT40954 -Multi Provider Framework Agreement for the Provision of Actuarial Services, Governance and Administration Support and Consultancy Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 27: Other services

NUTS code UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Norfolk County Council, on its own behalf and on behalf of Cumbria County Council, Lincolnshire County Council, London Borough of Hackney, the Environment Agency, London Borough of Tower Hamlets, City of Wolverhampton Council (the ‘Founding Authorities’) has let a multi-provider framework agreement for the provision of Actuarial, Benefits and Governance Consultancy Services primarily in support of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS).
The Services covered by this procurement are split into 4 Lots.
II.1.5)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.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Quality. Weighting 80
2. Price. Weighting 20
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
NCCT40954
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2016/S 004-003963 of 5.1.2016

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2016/S 051-085287

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: NCCT40954 Lot 1 Lot No: 1 - Lot title: Actuarial Services
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
14.6.2016
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 4
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken
V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no
Contract No: NCCT40954 Lot 2 Lot No: 2 - Lot title: Benefits Consultancy Services
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
14.6.2016
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 5
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken
V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no
Contract No: NCCT40954 Lot 3 Lot No: 3 - Lot title: Governance Consultancy Services
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
14.6.2016
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 7
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken
V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no
Contract No: NCCT40954 Lot 4 Lot No: 4 - Lot title: Consultancy Services to Support Specialist Projects
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
14.6.2016
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 10
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken
V.4)Information on value of contract
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: no

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:
Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken.
Lot 1:
Aon Hewitt Ltd, ATRIA One, 144 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8EX.
Barnett Waddingham LLP, 163 West George Street, Glasgow, G2 2JJ.
Hymans Robertson LLP, 20 Waterloo Street, Glasgow, G3 6DB.
Mercer Limited, No 4 St Paul's Square, Old Hall Street, Liverpool, L3 9SJ.
Lot 2:
Aon Hewitt Ltd, ATRIA One, 144 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8EX.
Barnett Waddingham LLP, 163 West George Street, Glasgow, G2 2JJ.
Hymans Robertson LLP, 20 Waterloo Street, Glasgow, G3 6DB.
Mercer Limited, No 4 St Paul's Square, Old Hall Street, Liverpool, L3 9SJ.
Lot 3:
Aon Hewitt Ltd, ATRIA One, 144 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8EX.
Barnett Waddingham LLP, 163 West George Street, Glasgow, G2 2JJ.
Hymans Robertson LLP, 20 Waterloo Street, Glasgow, G3 6DB.
KPMG LLP, 1 St Peter's Square, Manchester, M2 3AE.
Mercer Limited, No 4 St Paul's Square, Old Hall Street, Liverpool, L3 9SJ.
Lot 4:
Aon Hewitt Ltd, ATRIA One, 144 Morrison Street, Edinburgh, EH3 8EX.
Barnett Waddingham LLP, 163 West George Street, Glasgow, G2 2JJ.
Equiniti, Sutherland House, Russell Way, Crawley, West Sussex, RH10 1UH.
Hymans Robertson LLP, 20 Waterloo Street, Glasgow, G3 6DB.
KPMG LLP, 1 St Peter's Square, Manchester, M2 3AE.
Mercer Limited, No 4 St Paul's Square, Old Hall Street, Liverpool, L3 9SJ.
PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, 2 Glass Wharf, Bristol, BS2 0FR.
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Norfolk County Council incorporated a standstill period at the point information on the proposed award of the framework agreements was communicated to tenderers. That notification provided full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which ran for 10 calendar days, provided time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the framework agreements were entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
6.7.2016