Supplies - 535949-2018

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

United Kingdom-Worthing: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2018/S 234-535949

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
Contact person: Charlie Robinson
Telephone: +44 19032272998
E-mail: Charlie.Robinson@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/web/login.html
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:

IT Software and Hardware Reseller Framework (prj_305)

Reference number: prj_305
II.1.2)Main CPV code
72000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

Southern Water will contract with a minimum of two Resellers, for the purchase of Software, Hardware and associated Services.

This activity will seek to develop a Framework Agreement to cover the following:

— hardware reseller services (quotation to hardware delivery),

— management of hardware maintenance and support renewals,

— software reseller Services (quotation to software delivery),

— management of software license, maintenance and support renewals,

— hardware and software disposals service,

— provision of standard hardware.

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

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 60 000 000.00 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)
48000000
72000000
72110000
72220000
72250000
72260000
72540000
72590000
72610000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKJ
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Southern Water is looking at the opportunity to streamline its supply base for IT Hardware and tactical Software procurement. This activity will seek to develop a Framework Agreement to cover the following:

— hardware reseller services (quotation to hardware delivery)

— management of hardware maintenance and support renewals

— software reseller Services (quotation to software delivery)

— management of software license, maintenance and support renewals

— hardware and software disposals service

— provision of standard hardware:

—— end user computing hardware – ad-hoc purchases (e.g. keyboards, monitors) and periodic desktop refresh projects

—— data center hardware – ad-hoc purchases (e.g.: routers, switches), major capital requirements (e.g. servers, storage, hyper-converged infrastructure), and related services such as installation

—— mobile telephony devices – ad-hoc purchases (e.g.: mobile handsets, car-kits) and periodic mobile device refresh projects.

Where appropriate, Suppliers will be required to provide sufficient warranties and support for products provided under this Framework.

Key requirements will include: value-for-money of reseller services, including access to special bid pricing; seamless supply provision; speed and accuracy of delivery; issue resolution; OEM relationships and accreditations; capability to execute projects and provide added-value services.

Southern Water intends to appoint a minimum of two resellers as a result of this ITT, with work being awarded on the basis of the best value for money offered by appointed resellers for specific requirements.

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

The framework will have no committed monetary value. Individual requirements will be competed between the successful service providers, as they arise, and awarded to the reseller that provides the best overall value for money.

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: 60 000 000.00 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 envisaged term of the IT Software and Hardware Reseller Framework is to run for an initial term of 4 years, with an option to extend 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 IT Software and Hardware and associated services;

— hardware reseller services,

— management of hardware maintenance and support renewals,

— software reseller services,

— management of software license, maintenance and support renewals,

— hardware and software disposals service,

— provision of standard hardware:

—— end user computing hardware,

—— data center hardware,

—— mobile telephony devices.

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_305) 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:

As described in the procurement documents.

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 several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 3
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 8 years:

N/A

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: 28/01/2019
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 (5.3.2019 at 11:30) is indicative and will be corrected within the Contract Notice issued pursuant to this PIN.

Further information can be found here — https://southernwater.bravosolution.co.uk/esop/toolkit/opportunity/opportunityDetail.do?opportunityId=33064&oppList=CURRENT

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Southern Water Services Limited
Worthing
BN13 3NX
United Kingdom
E-mail: charlie.robinson@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