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Supplies - 387492-2019

16/08/2019    S157    Supplies - Contract award notice - Restricted procedure 

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

2019/S 157-387492

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Scottish Government
Postal address: Atlantic Quay
Town: Glasgow
NUTS code: UKM
Postal code: G2 8LU
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Head of More Powers Procurement
E-mail: morepowersprocurement@gov.scot
Telephone: +44 14124220130

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.scotland.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10482

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Services to Develop SPM

Reference number: SP-18-029
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

Responsibility for some social security benefits is transferring from the UK Government to Scottish Ministers on a phased basis over the next few years. The Scottish Ministers have invested in a case management platform (IBM Social program management (SPM)). This contract provides services to develop, configure and integrate SPM for the disability benefits that will transfer to Scottish Ministers.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 13 888 444.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
72000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Glasgow and Edinburgh.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Responsibility for some social security benefits is transferring from the UK Government to Scottish Ministers on a phased basis over the next few years. The Scottish Ministers have invested in a case management platform (IBM Social program management (SPM)). This contract provides services to develop, configure and integrate SPM for the disability benefits that will transfer to Scottish Ministers.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Technical / Weighting: 60
Price - Weighting: 40
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

There is an option to extend the contract up to a maximum of 2 additional years in total.

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 IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 188-424235
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: SP-018-029
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
25/07/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 2
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 2
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: EntServ UK Ltd — Part of DXC Technology
Postal address: Erskine Campus, Ferry Road
Town: Bishopton
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: PA7 5PP
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 13 888 444.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Value or proportion likely to be subcontracted to third parties
Proportion: 75 %
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:

Applications services to be subcontracted to Mphasis UK Ltd

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

With reference to Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015, Regulation 83, see below:

1) (a) the name and address of the contracting authority, the subject-matter and value of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system;

Refer to Section I.1), II.1.4) and II.1.7);

(b) where applicable, the results of the qualitative selection and reduction of numbers pursuant to Regulations 66 (reduction of the number of otherwise qualified candidates to be invited to participate) and 67 (contract award criteria), namely:

(i) the names of the selected candidates or tenderers and the reasons for their selection: Capita Business Services Limited, Diona UK Ltd, EntServ UK Limited (trading as DXC) and IBM UK Ltd were the selected candidates due to submitting an EPSD appropriately showing their ability to provide the services required in relation to the SPM software to be developed during the term of the contract;

(ii) the names of the candidates or tenderers rejected and the reasons for their rejection: no candidates were rejected during the selection stage;

(c) the reasons for the rejection of any tenders found to be abnormally low: no tenders were rejected on the basis of being abnormally low.

(d) the name of the successful tenderer and the reasons why its tender was selected: EntServe UK Ltd were the successful tenderer due to having the the best price, quality ratio;

(e) where known by the contracting authority:

(i) the share (if any) of the contract or framework agreement which the successful tenderer intends to subcontract to third parties: refer to Section V.2.5);

(ii) the names of the main contractor’s subcontractors (if any): refer to Section V.2.5);

(f) for competitive procedures with negotiation and competitive dialogues, the circumstances as laid down in Regulation 27 (choice of procedures) which justify the use of those procedures: not applicable;

(g) for negotiated procedures without prior publication, the circumstances referred to in Regulation 33 (use of the negotiated procedure without prior publication) which justify the use of this procedure: not applicable;

(h) where applicable, the reasons why the contracting authority has decided not to award a contract or framework agreement or to establish a dynamic purchasing system: not applicable;

(i) where applicable, the reasons why means of communication other than electronic means have been used for the submission of tenders and not applicable;

(j) where applicable, conflicts of interests detected and subsequent measures taken.

A potential conflict of interest was identified in respect of a candidate at the selection stage and was addressed at the time by the provision of relevant assurances and undertakings. No conflict of interest actually arose, and the candidate subsequently withdrew from the process for other reasons.

Scottish Government reserves the right to place additional work, that will not be stipulated in the original statement of requirement, on the basis that the scope of the new services will consist of the repetition of similar services performed by the supplier to whom is awarded the contract. Such services will be in conformity with the basic project which the original contract is awarded.

The extent of the additional services will be limited to services required to support the delivery of benefits and will be a repetition of similar services performed by the supplier to whom is awarded the contract.

The conditions whereby further services would be called upon are if it is identified that further development of Social program management (SPM) or service related to the support and or maintenance of SPM is required.

The total cost of the additional work will not exceed 100 % of the original contract value.

(SC Ref:594242)

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Scottish Government
Postal address: Victoria Quay, Leith
Town: Edinburgh
Postal code: EH6 6QQ
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1312447556

Internet address: http://www.scotland.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
13/08/2019