Services - 328086-2020

13/07/2020    S133

United Kingdom-Manchester: International payment transfer services

2020/S 133-328086

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Manchester Metropolitan University
Postal address: All Saints, Oxford Road
Town: Manchester
NUTS code: UKD33 Manchester
Postal code: M15 6BH
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Stacey Anderton
E-mail: s.anderton@mmu.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1612471873

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www2.mmu.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/mmu/aspx/Home

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/mmu/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/mmu/aspx/Home
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Education

Section II: Object

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

Integrated Payment Platform

Reference number: MMU852
II.1.2)Main CPV code
66115000 International payment transfer services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Manchester Metropolitan University (‘the University’) is seeking to appoint through a competitive tender process, a suitably qualified and experienced supplier to deliver an integrated payment platform and all related payment functionality. The University intends to establish a strong commercial partnership built on a culture of constructive challenge, successful delivery and continuous improvement and expects to receive excellent value for money from the services provided. The tender is designed to encompass all payment infrastructure into one contract, to include:

• single and recurring domestic and international payments to the University;

• on-line Store functionality and any related payments to the University.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 2 400 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
66110000 Banking services
48442000 Financial systems software package
66115000 International payment transfer services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD33 Manchester
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Manchester Metropolitan University (‘the University’) is seeking to appoint through a competitive tender process, a suitably qualified and experienced supplier to deliver an integrated payment platform and all related payment functionality. The University intends to establish a strong commercial partnership built on a culture of constructive challenge, successful delivery and continuous improvement and expects to receive excellent value for money from the services provided. The tender is designed to encompass all payment infrastructure into one contract, to include:

• single and recurring domestic and international payments to the University;

• on-line store functionality and any related payments to the University.

Suppliers must be prepared to offer all payment functionality and to work with the University to develop cost effective services that utilise the supplier’s buying power to reduce overall transaction fees but also improve the range of payment services available. The University is looking for a system that will drive cost efficiency and value for money over the contract period.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 2 400 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 05/11/2020
End: 05/11/2028
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Maximum number: 4
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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:

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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Please see tender documentation.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Competitive procedure with negotiation
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated
IV.1.5)Information about negotiation
The contracting authority reserves the right to award the contract on the basis of the initial tenders without conducting negotiations
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 10/08/2020
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 17/08/2020
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: The High Court of England and Wales, Technology and Construction Court
Postal address: 7 Rolls Buildings, Fetter Lane
Town: London
Postal code: EC4A 1NL
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
08/07/2020