Supplies - 443052-2020

21/09/2020    S183

Norway-Oslo: Software package and information systems

2020/S 183-443052

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Skatteetaten
National registration number: 974 761 076
Postal address: Postboks 9200 Grønland
Town: Oslo
NUTS code: NO011 Oslo
Postal code: 0134
Country: Norway
Contact person: Kristoffer Cyrille Nolin
E-mail: KristofferCyrille.Nolin@skatteetaten.no
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.skatteetaten.no
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://tendsign.no/doc.aspx?UniqueId=afthsswlur&GoTo=Docs
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://tendsign.no/doc.aspx?UniqueId=afthsswlur&GoTo=Tender
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:

20200061 Framework Agreement Kafka Contract Software

Reference number: 2020/4164
II.1.2)Main CPV code
48000000 Software package and information systems
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

The objective of the call for tenders is to enter into a framework agreement that ensures the right for the contracting authority to procure licences for a joint asynchronous message handling system that must cover the requirements for performance and robustness for large data volumes. The open-source versions of Kafka are already in use.

The agreement period is 1 year from the date the agreement is signed. Option for the contracting authority for 3 x 1 years(1 + 1 + 1) extension. The minimum and maximum value is from NOK 16 to 24 million, cf. the tender documentation, and is based on the contracting authority's estimates.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 24 000 000.00 NOK
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: NO011 Oslo
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The objective of the call for tenders is to enter into a framework agreement that ensures the right for the contracting authority to procure licences for a joint asynchronous message handling system that must cover the requirements for performance and robustness for large data volumes. The open-source versions of Kafka are already in use.

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: 24 000 000.00 NOK
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Three extensions of 1 month.

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:

See point 2 in the tender documentation:

Requirement 2.1: tenderers must have their tax and payroll tax and VAT payments in order.

Documentation requirements for requirement 2.1: Norwegian tenderers must submit a tax certificate, either from the tax collector or the Tax Administration, which shows the extent to which the tenderer has payment arrears regarding tax and payroll and VAT. The certificate must not be older than 6 months from the deadline for receipt of tenders. Any arrears and other notes must be explained.

Foreign tenderers must submit equivalent certificate as the Norwegians.

Requirement 2.2: the tenderer shall be a legally established company.

Documentation requirements for requirement 2.2:

Norwegian tenderers: company registration certificate;

Foreign companies: proof that the company is registered in a trade or business register as prescribed by the law of the country in which the tenderer is established.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Tenderers must have the sufficient financial capacity to be able to fulfil the contract.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

A credit rating not older than 6 months from the deadline for receipt of tenders. The rating must be based on the last known accounting figures and it must be carried out by a company with a public licence to operate credit rating services.

If the tenderer needs another company for the competition documentation for procurement No 20200061 fulfillment of the qualification requirement, a credit assessment must also be submitted for the relevant company. The above mentioned credit rating shall fulfil the requirements in the above bullet point. Furthermore, interested parties must document to the contracting authority that they can use the relevant and necessary resources at the company, for example, by enclosing a binding statement.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

During the last 3 years, the tenderer must have experience from two contracts of an equivalent nature, complexity and scope as requested in the tender documentation.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

A detailed statement, cf. Appendix 6 — Reference from painting assignments that verifies that the tenderer fulfils all elements in the qualification requirement. The statement must as a minimum include a description of the contractual relationship, to which the tenderer is or has been a part of, which verifies fulfillment of the qualification requirement, including information on: the nature of the individual contractual relationship (content of assignment), financial scope and time/duration of the individual contractual relationship.

No more than two references are be submitted.

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 a single operator
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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 21/10/2020
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:
Norwegian
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 21/01/2021
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 21/10/2020
Local time: 12:01

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Oslo Tingrett
Town: Oslo
Country: Norway
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
16/09/2020