Services - 330475-2018

28/07/2018    S144    - - Services - Periodic indicative notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Manchester: Group pension services

2018/S 144-330475

Periodic indicative notice – utilities

This notice is a periodic indicative notice only

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Manchester Airport Plc
Olympic House
Manchester
M60 2LA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Stephen Birch
Telephone: +44 1614898714
E-mail: stephen.birch@magairports.com
NUTS code: UKD36

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.magworld.co.uk/magweb.nsf

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.6)Main activity
Other activity: Utility

Section II: Object

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

Provision of Master Trust DC Pension scheme

Reference number: MAG ID1445
II.1.2)Main CPV code
66522000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Following a review of the current MAG DC Scheme, the MAG Group intends to appoint a new DC provider under the master trust model.

This decision has been taken so that the MAG members can gain access to a more modern pension arrangement which caters well for access to the pension freedoms, has a more digital user experience, has wider investment choices (where members want these) and as master trust providers can run a more centralised governance model annual management charges are lower for members.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 650 000.00 EUR
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)
66141000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKD
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Manchester Airport PLC, Olympic house, Manchester, M90 1QX.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Following a review of the current MAG DC Scheme, the MAG Group intends to appoint a new DC provider under the master trust model.

This decision has been taken so that the MAG members can gain access to a more modern pension arrangement which caters well for access to the pension freedoms, has a more digital user experience, has wider investment choices (where members want these) and as master trust providers can run a more centralised governance model annual management charges are lower for members.

Tenders who have an interest in this procurement are requested to register your interest in attending the MAG supplier day at the Manchester Airport campus on the 6.9.2018. Registration for the event will require the supplier to email: Info.procurement@magairports.com — your email must be titled “MAG ID1445 Master Trust DC Pension scheme — MAG supplier day and be received to the Info.procurement@magairports.com email by before 15:00 on 17.8.2018. In the registration email confirm the names of your companies attendee's, the number of attendees per company is limited to 2 persons per company, please provide their name's and their position within the company complete with their contact email address.

MAG will commence the process to select a replacement DC scheme via a call for competition contract notice in September 2018. The selection process is targeted to be completed in April 2019, with the timing of the changeover to the new provider for future contributions to be determined thereafter.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
21/09/2018

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Any interested applicants to the supplier day are required to meet the following criteria:

— confirm that you are applying for Master Trust Authorisation as of 1.10.2018 and have participated in the “dry run” which opened in May 2018, http://www.thepensionsregulator.gov.uk/trustees/master-trust-authorisation.aspx

— confirm that you have had no regulatory fines or citations,

— confirm your assets are likely to be in excess of 500 000 000 GBP in 3 years time

— confirm that you have other participating employers with schemes of a similar size to MAG — scheme is 75 000 000 GBP under management with 5 000 members,

— confirm that you are investing significantly over the next 5 years to improve your proposition and member journey,

— confirm that all options under Freedom and Choice is available to members within your Master Trust.

As part of your registration email for the supplier day, please provide a statement that you can meet the above minimum criteria.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
25/07/2018