Services - 571788-2019

03/12/2019    S233

United Kingdom-London: Pension services

2019/S 233-571788

Contract notice


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Metropolitan Thames Valley (MTVH)
Postal address: The Grange, 100 High Street, Southgate, London
Town: London
Postal code: N14 6PW
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Karen Ramphal, Category Manager — Corporate Services and FM
Telephone: +44 2035353535
Internet address(es):
Main address:
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

2019-2020-174 Defined Contribution Pension Provider

II.1.2)Main CPV code
66520000 Pension services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

We are looking for a provider to partner us in offering a single defined contribution pension arrangement to our employees. This arrangement is to be in the form of a Master Trust arrangement that is authorised by the Pensions Regulator.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.3)Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Metropolitan Thames Valley Housing (‘the Company’) wishes to set-up a new defined contribution (‘DC’) pension arrangement to:

— provide future DC pension benefits for current employees,

— for auto-enrolling new joiners to the Company,

—to receive existing DC pension benefits currently invested in the DC section of the Social Housing Pension Scheme (‘SHPS’).

To meet all of these needs, the Company is seeking to appoint a provider to provide administration and investment platform services for a new DC pension arrangement, all existing DC assets from the legacy arrangements and all future DC pension contributions. The successful provider will be determined on the proposition which best meets its needs.

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
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:

Up to 24 months.

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

Section IV: Procedure

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: 12/01/2020
Local time: 13:00
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:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 31/05/2020
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 12/01/2020
Local time: 13:00

Section VI: Complementary information

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

To obtain access to the tender documents, please refer to the Delta Access PIN: VVUH49TC2T

To view this notice, please click here:

Go Reference: GO-20191129-PRO-15625869

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: Metropolitan Thames Valley (MTVH)
Postal address: The Grange, 100 High Street, Southgate, London
Town: London
Postal code: N14 6PW
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2035353535
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: