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29/10/2016    S210    - - Services - Contract award notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Midhurst: Financial and insurance services

2016/S 210-383140

Contract award notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

South Downs National Park Authority
South Downs Centre, North Street
Contact point(s): South Downs National Park Authority
For the attention of: Alan Brough
GU29 9DH Midhurst
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1730819202

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Electronic access to information:

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local agency/office
I.3)Main activity
Recreation, culture and religion
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
Corporate Financial Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 9: Accounting, auditing and bookkeeping services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: South Downs National Park.

NUTS code UKJ22,UKJ24,UKJ33,UKJ21

II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
The contract is for the provision of a comprehensive finance and accounting service for the South Downs National Park Authority. This will include financial management and accounting, medium term financial planning, preparation of annual budget, budget monitoring, year end closure of accounts and preparation of Statutory Statement of Accounts, grant claims and government returns. Services will include creditor payment service, including the facilitating of Government Procurement Cards, debtor management, payroll, banking and treasury management, processing of all tax payments and refunds and completing all necessary returns.
The contractor will provide an internal audit service.
The contract will also cover the provision, management and hosting of ledger systems, including General Ledger, Purchasing, Accounts Payable and Accounts Receivable.
The contractor may also bid to carry out the role of Chief Financial Officer.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66000000, 66100000, 66170000, 66172000, 66500000, 66600000, 79200000, 79211110, 79211120, 79211200, 79212200, 79412000

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 713 700 GBP
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Ability to meet functional specification. Weighting 30
2. Approach to the contract. Weighting 20
3. Project resourcing. Weighting 10
4. Price. Weighting 40
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
SD - 00000067
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2016/S 067-117120 of 1.4.2016

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2016/S 133-240539 of 13.7.2016

Section V: Award of contract

V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 2
Number of offers received by electronic means: 2
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Brighton and Hove City Council
Bartholomew House
BN1 1JE Brighton
United Kingdom
Internet address:

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 750 000 GBP
Excluding VAT
Total final value of the contract:
Value: 713 700 GBP
Excluding VAT
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:
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: