Supplies - 473176-2020

07/10/2020    S195

United Kingdom-Reading: Software package suites

2020/S 195-473176

Contract notice

Supplies

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF)
Postal address: Shinfield Park
Town: Reading
NUTS code: UKJ11 Berkshire
Postal code: RG2 9AX
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Secretary to ITT306
E-mail: sec306@ecmwf.int
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.ecmwf.int/
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.ecmwf.int/en/about/suppliers
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
European institution/agency or international organisation
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Meteorological Services

Section II: Object

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

ECMWF/ITT/2020/306 Procurement of Microsoft Software Licences

Reference number: ECMWF/ITT/2020/306
II.1.2)Main CPV code
48422000 Software package suites
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

This ITT has been issued for the purposes of obtaining proposals from suppliers for the procurement of Microsoft Software licences.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ11 Berkshire
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This ITT has been issued for the purposes of obtaining proposals from suppliers for the procurement of Microsoft Software licences. The contract term will be for a minimum period of three (3) years, with the possibility of one extension for an additional period of three (3) years.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Tenderer’s credentials (incl. track record and financial status) / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Compliance with specification of requirements / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion - Name: Tenderer’s understanding of ECMWF’s special status / Weighting: 10
Price - Weighting: 60
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Possibility of one extension for an additional 36 months.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

See ITT document.

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

See VI.3)

Tenders must be submitted according to the instructions in the ITT document by email to: itt306@ecmwf.int

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
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
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 02/11/2020
Local time: 14:00
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:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 02/11/2020
Local time: 14:00
Place:

Reading, UK.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Not applicable.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.3)Additional information:

The procurement for the contract will be conducted in accordance with ECMWF's procedures as set out in ECMWF's Invitation to tender document, which will be available on ECMWF's website at https://www.ecmwf.int/en/about/suppliers and no other procedures will apply. In submitting this notice ECMWF does not waive the privileges and immunities granted to it by virtue of its status as an intergovernmental organisation or submit itself to any jurisdiction.

Tenders must be submitted by email as described in the ITT document. Hard copy (paper) submissions will not be accepted.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF)
Postal address: Shinfield Park
Town: Reading
Postal code: RG2 9AX
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address: https://www.ecmwf.int/en/about/suppliers
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

See instructions on ECMWF's suppliers web page: https://www.ecmwf.int/en/about/suppliers

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Official name: European Centre for Medium-Range Weather Forecasts (ECMWF)
Postal address: Shinfield Park
Town: Reading
Postal code: RG2 9AX
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address: https://www.ecmwf.int/en/about/suppliers
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
02/10/2020