Services - 403311-2019

27/08/2019    S164

United Kingdom-London: Information systems

2019/S 164-403311

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Home Office
Postal address: 2 Marsham Street
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI32 Westminster
Postal code: SW1P 4DF
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: DDaTBordersInformationTechnology@homeoffice.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.gov.uk/home-office

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
Public order and safety

Section II: Object

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

Semaphore Service Agreement

II.1.2)Main CPV code
48810000 Information systems
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Border IT services.

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: 45 310 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Negotiated procedure without prior publication for continuation of border IT services whilst replacement services are deployed.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price
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 IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union in the cases listed below
  • The works, supplies or services can be provided only by a particular economic operator for the following reason:
    • absence of competition for technical reasons
Explanation:

The contracting approach is to award a new, 33-month, short term interim contract with flexible termination options with the incumbent supplier, whilst longer term re-procurement/reorganisation activity is taking place to deliver the replacement systems and services. The contract is being awarded on the grounds that, for technical reasons, only the incumbent can deliver the service for the required term (Reg 32(b)(2)(ii)).

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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
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

Title:

Semaphore Service Agreement

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
01/08/2019
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: IBM United Kingdom Ltd
Town: Portsmouth
NUTS code: UKJ31 Portsmouth
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: 45 310 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The value of the procurement includes expected change during the term.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: High Court
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
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:
23/08/2019