Services - 473216-2020

07/10/2020    S195

United Kingdom-Ballymena: Computer-related services

2020/S 195-473216

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Education Authority NI
Postal address: Ballee Road West
Town: Ballymena
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT42 2HS
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: ict.procure@eani.org.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Libraries NI
Postal address: Lisburn City Library 23 Linenhall Street
Town: Lisburn
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: BT28 1FJ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: ict.procure@eani.org.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
Education

Section II: Object

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

ICT-20-022 — e-Books and Downloadable Audio Books for Libraries NI

Reference number: ICT-20-022
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72500000 Computer-related services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

ICT-20-022 — e-Books and downloadable audio books for libraries NI for the period 1 January 2021 to 31 March 2022 with the option to extend for up to a further 36 months.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 10 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
92511000 Library services
22113000 Library books
72500000 Computer-related services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN NORTHERN IRELAND
NUTS code: UKN0 Northern Ireland
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
NUTS code: 00 Not specified
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

ICT-20-022 — e-Books and downloadable audio books for libraries NI for the period 1 January 2021 to 31 March 2022 with the option to extend for up to a further 36 months.

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: 10 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 15
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Up to an additional 36 months.

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
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: 09/11/2020
Local time: 15:00
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
Tender must be valid until: 07/02/2021
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 09/11/2020
Local time: 15:30

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: see VI.4.3
Town: Ballymena
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The UK does not currently have any such bodies with responsibilities for appeal/mediation procedures.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
02/10/2020