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Services - 565693-2020

24/11/2020    S229

United Kingdom-Bristol: Accounting and auditing services

2020/S 229-565693

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Ministry of Defence, Agencies/Misc, Other
Postal address: MOD Abbey Wood
Town: Bristol
NUTS code: UKK1 Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area
Postal code: BS34 8JH
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Shannon Sawyer
E-mail: Shannon.Sawyer100@mod.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3067988116
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/defence-equipment-and-support/about
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
Defence

Section II: Object

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

Finance Support Partner

II.1.2)Main CPV code
79210000 Accounting and auditing services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The UK MOD's Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) is notifying the market of a procurement to appoint a finance support partner.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKK1 Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area
Main site or place of performance:

Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

DE&S is seeking to place a contract that should enable direct resource support from appropriately qualified and experienced individuals to cover specific assignments, and for task-based activities with clearly defined deliverables in a fixed time period.

The range of services to be provided includes:

— financial accounting — transaction analysis and processing,

— accounting treatment advice and analysis – of extant contracts and planned,

— management accounts reporting,

— inventory accounting,

— annual accounts and reports,

— audit and compliance services – internal control and compliance (ISO9001),

— forensic accounting,

— systems accounting advice and support.

This arrangement will exclude project cost modelling and support to P3M Earned Value Management (EVM) related activities which are already provided for in other DE&S delivery partner contracts.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

This procurement will meet the requirements for DE&S for an initial 24 months, with two 12-month options (24 + 12 + 12).

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
Restricted 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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2020/S 099-238547
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

A contract/lot is awarded: no
V.1)Information on non-award
The contract/lot is not awarded
Other reasons (discontinuation of procedure)

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The authority reserves the right to amend any condition related to security of information to reflect any changes in national law or government policy. If any contract documents are accompanied by instructions on safeguarding classified information (e.g. a Security Aspects Letter), the authority reserves the right to amend the terms of these instructions to reflect any changes in national law or government policy, whether in respect of the applicable protective marking scheme, specific protective markings given, the aspects to which any protective marking applies, or otherwise. The link below to the Gov.uk website provides information on the Government Security Classification.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-security-classifications

Advertising Regime OJEU: this contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU), the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk GO Reference: GO-20201119-DCB-17389717

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Ministry of Defence, Agencies/Misc, Other
Postal address: MOD Abbey Wood
Town: Bristol
Postal code: BS34 8JH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Shannon.Sawyer100@mod.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 3067988116
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
19/11/2020