Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 05/10/2020

Local time: 12:00

The authority is seeking to implement a framework for the provision of resource to respond to urgent request to complete projects, develop and deploy regulatory changes, resolve system failures and deliver continuous improvement initiatives.

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

2020/S 172-417142

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Ofgem
Postal address: 10 South Colonnade, Canary Wharf
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI LONDON
Postal code: E14 4PU
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 2079017000

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.ofgem.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.mytenders.co.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10021

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.mytenders.co.uk

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.mytenders.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Digital Resource Pool Framework

Reference number: 2020-063

II.1.2)Main CPV code

72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The authority is seeking to implement a framework for the provision of resource to respond to urgent request to complete projects, develop and deploy regulatory changes, resolve system failures and deliver continuous improvement initiatives.

This framework will provide Ofgem with strategic digital resourcing partners who will provide specialists with in depth skillset for the lots for which they are awarded.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 30 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Technical Programme and Project Delivery

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72212331 Project management software development services

72224000 Project management consultancy services

72221000 Business analysis consultancy services

79410000 Business and management consultancy services

72220000 Systems and technical consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Technical programme and project delivery consultancy services, including but not limited to:

— technical project delivery

— Microsoft Azure Cloud Product Owner(s)

— Microsoft Modern Workplace Product Owner(s)

— UX designers

— business analysts

— user researchers

— UI / UX content writers

— delivery managers

— change managers

— product managers.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below

Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 70

Price – Weighting: 30

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: 24

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

Description of renewals:

Option to extend for up to two additional 1 year periods.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Architecture

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71311300 Infrastructure works consultancy services

71600000 Technical testing, analysis and consultancy services

72220000 Systems and technical consultancy services

79410000 Business and management consultancy services

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services

72212732 Data security software development services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Architecture consultancy services, including but not limited to:

— Azure Solutions Architects

— Azure Technical Leads

— Microsoft Modern Workplace Solutions Architects

— Microsoft Modern Workplace Technical Leads

— Microsoft Cloud Security Architects

— technical leads

— enterprise architects

— security architects

— technical architects

— data architects

— solution architects

— information architects.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below

Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 70

Price – Weighting: 30

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: 24

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

Description of renewals:

Option to extend for up to two additional 1 year periods.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

IT Engineering, Infrastructure and Network

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

32424000 Network infrastructure

71311300 Infrastructure works consultancy services

72315200 Data network management services

72315100 Data network support services

72212219 Miscellaneous networking software development services

79900000 Miscellaneous business and business-related services

79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

IT engineering, infrastructure and network consultancy services, including but not limited to:

— infrastructure engineers

— DevOps Engineers

— network specialists

— network engineers

— technical leads

— senior software engineers

— software engineers

— automation testers.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below

Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 70

Price – Weighting: 30

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: 24

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

Description of renewals:

Option to extend for up to two additional 1 year periods.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Data Services

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72322000 Data management services

72315000 Data network management and support services

72315100 Data network support services

72315200 Data network management services

72316000 Data analysis services

72212600 Database and operating software development services

72212610 Database software development services

72212732 Data security software development services

72300000 Data services

72224200 System quality assurance planning services

72225000 System quality assurance assessment and review services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Data services consultancy services, including but not limited to:

— data migration engineers

— data analysis

— data engineers

— data architects

— java developers

— data quality assurance

— digital quality assurance

— data scientists.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below

Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 70

Price – Weighting: 30

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: 24

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

Description of renewals:

Option to extend for up to two additional 1 year periods.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Cloud and Application

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72000000 IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

72200000 Software programming and consultancy services

72220000 Systems and technical consultancy services

72227000 Software integration consultancy services

72266000 Software consultancy services

72600000 Computer support and consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Cloud and application consultancy services, including but not limited to:

— Azure Solutions Architects

— Azure Technical Leads

— Azure Migration Engineers

— Azure Engineers

— Microsoft Modern Workplace Solutions Architects

— Microsoft Modern Workplace Technical Leads

— Microsoft Modern Workplace Consultants

— Microsoft Modern Workplace Migration Engineers

— Microsoft Windows 10 Desktop Engineers

— Microsoft SharePoint Developers

— SharePoint Migration Engineers

— Microsoft Cloud Security Architects

— Microsoft Cloud Security Consultants

— Workplace Experience Consultants

— Azure Specialists

— data migration engineers

— sharepoint developers

— sharepoint leads.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below

Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 70

Price – Weighting: 30

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: 24

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

Description of renewals:

Option to extend for up to two additional 1 year periods.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Communication and Training

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79632000 Personnel-training services

80000000 Education and training services

80500000 Training services

80510000 Specialist training services

80511000 Staff training services

80521000 Training programme services

80531200 Technical training services

80532000 Management training services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Communications and training consultancy services, including but not limited to:

— instructional designers

— training delivery consultants

— business engagement leads.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below

Quality criterion – Name: Technical / Weighting: 70

Price – Weighting: 30

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: 24

This contract is subject to renewal: yes

Description of renewals:

Option to extend for up to two additional 1 year periods.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

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.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts

III.2)Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

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

IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue

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: yes

IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 05/10/2020

Local time: 12:00

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:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 05/10/2020

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Suppliers are requested to register on www.mytenders.co.uk in order to participate and access procurement documents. All additional information can be found within the ‘Additional Documents’ area of this notice.

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at https://www.mytenders.co.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=220500

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.mytenders.co.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

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VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Ofgem
Postal address: 10 South Colonnade Canary Wharf
Town: London
Postal code: E14 4PU
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail:
Telephone: +44 3450103503

Internet address: www.ofgem.gov.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:

01/09/2020