Supplies - 535948-2018

05/12/2018    S234    - - Supplies - Periodic indicative notice without call for competition - Not applicable 

United Kingdom-Worthing: Radio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipment

2018/S 234-535948

Periodic indicative notice – utilities

This notice aims at reducing time limits for receipt of tenders

Supplies

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Southern Water Services Ltd
Southern House
Worthing
BN13 3NX
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1903272489
E-mail: steven.kane@southernwater.co.uk
NUTS code: UKJ

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.southernwater.co.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://southernwater.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://southernwater.bravosolution.co.uk/
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.6)Main activity
Water

Section II: Object

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

Southern Water Mobile Telephony (Prj_939)

Reference number: Prj_939
II.1.2)Main CPV code
32000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

Southern Water’s current contract for provision of mobile telephony services is due to expire on 30.9.2019 and it is intended that a new contract be awarded by 30.6.2019 to facilitate effective transition. This activity will seek to develop a Framework Agreement to cover the following:

— transition from current supply arrangements, including issue of replacement SIM cards if required,

— supply of SIM cards and dongles,

— SIM cards for specialist requirements (such as telemetry),

— provision of airtime contracts (voice and data),

— roaming (UK and International),

— provision of a telephony expense management system,

— lone worker service,

— supply of mobile handsets and related accessories (e.g.: car kits) [optional service at Southern Water’s discretion],

— disposal of mobile handsets/accessories.

Southern water intends to appoint a single supplier.

The estimated release of the tender is January 2019, when additional information will be provided.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 5 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
32000000
32250000
32300000
32500000
32510000
32520000
32530000
32550000
32570000
32580000
64200000
64210000
64212000
64216000
64220000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Southern Water’s current contract for provision of mobile telephony services is due to expire on 30.9.2019 and it is intended that a new contract be awarded by 30.6.2019 to facilitate effective transition. This activity will seek to develop a Framework Agreement to cover the following:

— transition from current supply arrangements, including issue of replacement SIM cards if required,

— supply of SIM cards and dongles,

— SIM cards for specialist requirements (such as telemetry),

— provision of airtime contracts (voice and data),

— roaming (UK and International),

— provision of a telephony expense management system,

— lone worker service,

— supply of mobile handsets and related accessories (e.g.: car kits) [optional service at Southern Water’s discretion],

— disposal of mobile handsets/accessories.

Key requirements will include: value-for-money; seamless service provision (integrating with in-house mobile management processes and systems); guaranteed network availability; speed and accuracy of request fulfilment and issue resolution (including availability of a portal for access by Southern Water’s Service Desk); provision of reporting capability to maximise efficient use of mobile telephony: capability to execute transition and provide added-value services.

Southern Water intends to appoint a single supplier as result of this ITT.

The estimated release of the tender is January 2019, when additional information will be provided.

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: 5 000 000.00 GBP
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 contract is expected to run for an initial term of 4 years (48 months). Southern Water will have the option to extend this contract by a further period, or periods, up to 4 years (8 years total).

II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

Further descriptions of “Options” relating to this tender include, but are not limited to, the following mobile telephony and associated services:

— airtime — shared data plans,

— roaming service (international),

— supply of mobile handsets and related accessories (e.g.: car kits).

More detailed descriptions will be included included in the Contract Notice.

Southern Water are under no obligation to purchase any option proposed by the tenderer, but may select to award these services under the agreement during the contract term.

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

Suppliers should review the Opportunity Listing on the Southern Water Portal (Prj_939) where all tender packs will be made readily available when the tender pack is finalised and released to market.

The below date for issuing the contract notice is subject to change.

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
07/01/2019

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:

As described 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
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
List and brief description of rules and criteria:

As described in the procurement documents.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Service Levels will be required for supporting services, which will be detailed in the subsequent Contract Notice.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
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.1.6)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.2.2)Time limit for the receipt of applications for an invitation to tender or to negotiate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest
Date: 23/01/2019
Local time: 11:30
IV.2.5)Scheduled date for start of award procedures:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
VI.3)Additional information:

The time limit included in Section IV.2.2) of this notice (4.2.2019 @ 11:30) is indicative and will be corrected within the Contract Notice issued pursuant to this PIN.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Southern Water Services Ltd
Worthing
BN13 3NX
United Kingdom
E-mail: steven.kane@southernwater.co.uk
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:
30/11/2018