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16/03/2016    S53

United Kingdom-Newtown St Boswells: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

2016/S 053-089583

Voluntary ex ante transparency notice

This notice is covered by: Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: Scottish Borders Council
Postal address: Council Headquarters
Town: Newtown St Boswells
Postal code: TD6 0SA
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: Kathryn Dickson
Telephone: +44 1835824000
Fax: +44 1835825150

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority/entity:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
1.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities
The contracting authority/entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities/entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
ICT Digital Services and Transformation.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Scottish Borders.


II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Provision of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) Services and Transformation to Scottish Borders Council.

This contract award is linked to the City of Edinburgh contract notice reference 2014/S 024-038205 which lays out the public sector partnership procurement approach being utilised.

II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support, 72100000 Hardware consultancy services, 72110000 Hardware selection consultancy services, 72120000 Hardware disaster-recovery consultancy services, 72130000 Computer-site planning consultancy services, 72140000 Computer hardware acceptance testing consultancy services, 72150000 Computer audit consultancy and hardware consultancy services, 72200000 Software programming and consultancy services, 72210000 Programming services of packaged software products, 72211000 Programming services of systems and user software, 80533000 Computer-user familiarisation and training services, 79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security, 79993100 Facilities management services, 79994000 Contract administration services, 79995000 Library management services, 79995100 Archiving services, 79995200 Cataloguing services, 79996000 Business organisation services, 79998000 Coaching services, 79999000 Scanning and invoicing services, 75000000 Administration, defence and social security services, 73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services, 71510000 Site-investigation services, 64000000 Postal and telecommunications services, 51612000 Installation services of information-processing equipment, 51620000 Installation services of office equipment, 22000000 Printed matter and related products, 30000000 Office and computing machinery, equipment and supplies except furniture and software packages, 30100000 Office machinery, equipment and supplies except computers, printers and furniture, 30124000 Parts and accessories of office machines, 30191000 Office equipment except furniture, 30200000 Computer equipment and supplies, 30236000 Miscellaneous computer equipment, 32000000 Radio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipment, 32250000 Mobile telephones, 32260000 Data-transmission equipment, 32320000 Television and audio-visual equipment, 32400000 Networks, 32410000 Local area network, 32412000 Communications network, 32413000 Integrated network, 32500000 Telecommunications equipment and supplies, 32510000 Wireless telecommunications system, 32520000 Telecommunications cable and equipment, 32550000 Telephone equipment, 32571000 Communications infrastructure, 32580000 Data equipment, 32581200 Fax equipment, 48200000 Networking, Internet and intranet software package, 48422000 Software package suites, 48510000 Communication software package, 48517000 IT software package, 48610000 Database systems, 48611000 Database software package, 48612000 Database-management system, 48620000 Operating systems, 48621000 Mainframe operating system software package, 48800000 Information systems and servers, 48810000 Information systems, 48820000 Servers, 72222100 Information systems or technology strategic review services, 50000000 Repair and maintenance services, 50312000 Maintenance and repair of computer equipment, 50312610 Maintenance of information technology equipment, 50312620 Repair of information technology equipment, 50332000 Telecommunications-infrastructure maintenance services, 50313000 Maintenance and repair of reprographic machinery, 50334100 Repair and maintenance services of line telephony equipment, 50342000 Repair and maintenance services of audio equipment, 51000000 Installation services (except software), 51500000 Installation services of machinery and equipment, 51600000 Installation services of computers and office equipment, 51610000 Installation services of computers and information-processing equipment, 51611000 Installation services of computers, 48622000 Minicomputer operating system software package, 30120000 Photocopying and offset printing equipment, 79996100 Records management, 32412100 Telecommunications network

II.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 91 782 200 GBP
Excluding VAT

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
Negotiated without publication of a contract notice / call for competition
Justification for the choice of the negotiated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice in the OJEU in accordance with Directive 2004/18/EC
New works/services, constituting a repetition of existing works/services and ordered in accordance with the strict conditions stated in the Directive: yes

This contract award is directly linked to the City of Edinburgh contract notice OJ2014/S 024-038205 and associated contract award notice OJ2015/S 195-353801 both naming Scottish Borders Council as a public sector partner.

This ensures the requirements of EC Directive 2004/18/C of the European Parliament and of the Council as incorporated into Scots Law by the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 are fully met.
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Price. Weighting 40
2. Quality. Weighting 60
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority/entity
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Notice on a buyer profile

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 024-038205 of 4.2.2014

of 4.2.2014

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 024-038205 of 4.2.2014

Other previous publications

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 195-353801 of 8.10.2015

Section V: Award of contract

Lot title: ICT Digital Services and Transformation
V.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received:1
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Official name: CGI
Postal address: Wallace House, 1 Lochside Avenue
Town: Edinburgh
Postal code: EH12 9DJ
Country: United Kingdom

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 91 782 200 GBP
If annual or monthly value Number of years 13
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: yes Value or proportion of the contract likely to be sub-contracted to third parties
Not known

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
VI.2)Additional information:
(SC Ref:436927).
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals Scottish Borders Council is voluntarily incorporating a 10 calendar day standstill period at the point of this information on the award of the contract. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further information from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. If an appeal regarding the award of contract has not been successfully resolved The Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (SSI 2012 No.88) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rule to take action in the Sheriff Court or Court of Session. Any such action must be brought within 30 days of the date on which a tenderer knew or ought to have known of the breach. Where a contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. Additionally if certain criteria are met, the Court is obliged to order the payment of a financial penalty. If the contract has been entered into the Court may award damages, or where certain criteria are met, make an ineffectiveness order. Additionally, in certain circumstances the Court is obliged to order the shortening of the duration of the contract (The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow parties to apply to the Courts to set aside award decision before the contract is entered into).
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: