Services - 415570-2019

04/09/2019    S170

United Kingdom-Croydon: Insurance and pension services

2019/S 170-415570

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Pension Protection Fund
Postal address: Renaissance, 12 Dingwall Road
Town: Croydon
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: CR0 2NA
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: joseph.gillinder@ppf.co.uk
Telephone: +44 8456002541
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.ppf.co.uk
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.ppf.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.ppf.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

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

Administration, Actuarial, Support and Consultancy Services

II.1.2)Main CPV code
66500000 Insurance and pension services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The board of the Pension Protection Fund would like to procure a new framework agreement of specialist firms to provide administration, actuarial, support and consultancy services.

NEST may also choose to contract for services via a call-off from the framework.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

The maximum number of firms per lot that will be admitted to the framework agreement are as follows:

Lot 1: 10

Lot 2: 15

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Administration, Actuarial, Support and Pensions Consultancy Services

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
66520000 Pension services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1 is primarily for services to the board where both administration and actuarial services and/or pensions consultancy may be required at the same time, firms applying for this lot will have direct experience in the pensions industry.

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
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:

The framework agreement will be awarded for an initial period of two (2) years, the framework agreement may be extended on the same terms and conditions at the board’s option for a further period or periods not exceeding four (4) years in total.

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:

Actuarial Consultancy Services

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
66519600 Actuarial services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 2 is aimed at firms with specialist actuarial capabilities who will have experience in either the pensions or insurance industries (where long term risk modelling is also considered).

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
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:

The framework agreement will be awarded for an initial period of two (2) years, the framework agreement may be extended on the same terms and conditions at the Board’s option for a further period or periods not exceeding four (4) years in total.

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:

Selection criteria as stated 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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
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: 15
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: 02/10/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
Arabic, 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)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 02/10/2019
Local time: 12:00

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:

Important Note regarding. 'IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted'. At the time of publishing this notice the system would only accept the notice if 'AR' was picked also. Please note that tenders can and will only be accepted in English.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: The Board of the Pension Protection Fund
Postal address: Renaissance, 12 Dingwall Road
Town: Croydon
Postal code: CR0 2NA
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: commercial.services@ppf.co.uk
Telephone: +44 08456002541
Internet address: https://www.ppf.bravosolution.co.uk
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
02/09/2019