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Services - 335916-2020

16/07/2020    S136

United Kingdom-Worthing: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2020/S 136-335916

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Southern Water Services Ltd
Postal address: Southern House
Town: Worthing
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BN13 3NX
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Kirsty.Lodge@southernwater.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1903274444
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.southernwater.co.uk
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://southernwater.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://southernwater.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.6)Main activity
Water

Section II: Object

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

Application Lifecycle Management

Reference number: prj_1517
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The requirements cover all potential application lifecycle management development work across the full scope of SWS application technologies. The following 5 separate areas have been identified in the business:

Digital services

Corporate system services

Assets and GIS services

Operational technology and telemetry services (OT&T)

Enterprise information management (EIM)

The objective of the tender is to select 15-20 ALM service providers who are capable of providing application technology assist, build, operate, transfer and turnkey services, so that SWS is able, at its election, to compete development work within a pool of pre-qualified service.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 50 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 3
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Lot 1: Digital Services

Lot 2: Corporate Services

Lot 3a: Asetts

Lot 3b: GIS

Lot 4: Operational Technology and Telemetry Services (OT&T)

Lot 5: Enterprise Information Management (EIM).

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Corporate Sevices

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

West Sussex.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The requirements cover all potential corporates application lifecycle management development work

Assist and transfer

Assist, build and transfer

Assist, build, operate and transfer

Turnkey solutions as required

Service providers will also:

Review and assess solutions as part of mini-competitions to meet business needs

Deliver proof of concept solutions to support business cases

Provide managed services of solutions, where applicable, to leverage economies of scale in resources.

Data services and cleansing activity on specified projects.

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: 1 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

An initial period of 4 years with option to renew for a period or periods, of up to 4 years (total 8 years).

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 4
Maximum number: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Pre-qualification stage will rank suppliers as per the criteria set out in the Instruction and Invitation To Tender (IITT).

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Digital Services

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

West Sussex.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The requirements cover all potential digital application lifecycle management development work

Assist and transfer

Assist, build and Transfer

Assist, build, operate and transfer

Turnkey solutions as required

Service providers will also;

Review and assess solutions as part of mini-competitions to meet business needs

Deliver proof of concept solutions to support business cases

Provide managed services of solutions, where applicable, to leverage economies of scale in resources.

Data services and cleansing activity on specified projects.

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: 20 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

An initial period of 4 years with option to renew for a period or periods, of up to 4 years (total 8 years).

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 4
Maximum number: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Pre-qualification stage will rank suppliers as per the criteria set out in the Instruction and Invitation To Tender (IITT).

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Assets & GIS

Lot No: 3 A and 3B
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

West Sussex.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The requirements cover all potential assets and GIS application lifecycle management development work across the full scope of SWS application technologies.

Assist and transfer

Assist, build and transfer

Assist, build, operate and transfer

Turnkey solutions as required

Service providers will also:

Review and assess solutions as part of mini-competitions to meet business needs

Deliver proof of concept solutions to support business cases

Provide managed services of solutions, where applicable, to leverage economies of scale in resources.

Data services and cleansing activity on specified projects.

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: 10 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

An initial period of 4 years with option to renew for a period or periods, of up to 4 years (total 8 years).

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 4
Maximum number: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Pre-qualification stage will rank suppliers as per the criteria set out in the Instruction and Invitation To Tender (IITT).

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Operational Technology and Telemetry Services (OT&T)

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The requirements cover all potential operational technology and telemetry services application lifecycle management development work across the full scope of SWS application technologies.

Assist and transfer

Assist, build and transfer

Assist, build, operate and transfer

Turnkey solutions as required

Service providers will also:

Review and assess solutions as part of mini-competitions to meet business needs

Deliver proof of concept solutions to support business cases

Provide managed services of solutions, where applicable, to leverage economies of scale in resources.

Data services and cleansing activity on specified projects.

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: 10 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

An initial period of 4 years with option to renew for a period or periods, of up to 4 years (total 8 years).

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 4
Maximum number: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Pre-qualification stage will rank suppliers as per the criteria set out in the Instruction and Invitation To Tender (IITT).

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Enterprise Information Management (EIM)

Lot No: 5
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Main site or place of performance:

West Sussex

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The requirements cover all potential Enterprise Information Management (EIM) Application Lifecycle Management development work across the full scope of SWS application technologies below:

Assist and transfer

Assist, build and transfer

Assist, build, operate and transfer

Turnkey solutions as required

Service providers will also:

Review and assess solutions as part of mini-competitions to meet business needs

Deliver proof of concept solutions to support business cases

Provide managed services of solutions, where applicable, to leverage economies of scale in resources.

Data services and cleansing activity on specified projects.

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: 10 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

An initial period of 4 years with option to renew for a period or periods, of up to 4 years (total 8 years).

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 4
Maximum number: 6
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Pre-qualification stage will rank suppliers as per the criteria set out in the Instruction and Invitation To Tender (IITT).

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

As described in the procurement documents.

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.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
List and brief description of rules and criteria:

Shortlisting will conducted at PQQ stage and tenderers invited as detailed in the procurement documents.

III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:

N/A

III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

N/A

III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

The successful partners, whether being a single contractor, prime contractor (which may be an existing company or special purpose vehicle) or consortium, will be required to be a single legal entity.

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

As described in the procurement documents.

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
Negotiated procedure with prior call for competition
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 20
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.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 05/10/2020
Local time: 11:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 14/09/2020
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)

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
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

Submission of expression of interest and procurement specific information: This procurement exercise will be conducted on the BravoSolution e-procurement portal at:

https://southernwater.bravosolution.co.uk/ Candidates wishing to be considered for this contract must register their expression of interest and provide additional procurement specific information through the portal as follows:

(i) candidates should register on the BravoSolution e-procurement portal at:

https://southernwater.bravosolution.co.uk/

(ii) once registered, candidates must express their interest as follows:

(a) login to the portal;

(b) select ‘View current opportunities and notices’;

(c) access the listing related to this framework;

(d) click on Express Interest Button;

iii) Once you have expressed interest, please complete the PQQ. You must then publish your reply using the publish button;

iv) For any support in submitting your expression of interest please contact the eTendering help desk at. 0800 368 4850 or help@bravosolution.co.uk

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Southern Water Services Ltd
Town: Worthing
Country: United Kingdom
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
14/07/2020