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UK-Telford: Radio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipment.

Section I: Contracting Authority
I.1)Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Telford & Wrekin Council
Wellington Civic Offices, PO Box 457, Wellington, Telford, TF2 2FH, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1952383729, Email: rachel.best@telford.gov.uk, URL: www.telford.gov.uk, URL: www.telford.gov.uk
Contact: Corporate Procurement, Attn: Rachel Best - Please access documents via Delta: access code TPJ2KE8VG9

Further information can be obtained at: ANNEX A.I

Specifications and additional documents: ANNEX A.II

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: ANNEX A.III


I.2)Type of the contracting authority:
Regional or local authority

I.3) Main activity:
General Public Services

I.4) Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities:
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: No

Section II: Object Of The Contract: SERVICES
II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Contract for the provision for next generation broadband network services, telephony, contact centre and assoicated support and management.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance: SERVICES
Service Category: 5

Region Codes: UKG21 - Telford and Wrekin
II.1.3) Information about a public contract, a framework or a dynamic purchasing system: The notice involves the setting up of a dynamic purchasing system

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase:
Radio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipment. Networks. Telecommunications network. Integrated network. Multimedia networks. Network system. Wide area network. Telecommunications equipment and supplies. Telecommunications cable and equipment. Communications equipment. Local area network. Network equipment. Telford & Wrekin require a prime contractor to supply and manage the council¿s PSN network which currently covers Telford & Wrekin Council¿s corporate buildings, schools, home workers and any other sites requiring services from the council in and out of the Telford area.
The prime contractor is also required to manage and support the existing Cisco Call Manager & Contact Centre systems. In addition the council may wish to procure network and telephony equipment from the supplier which may include upgrade, updates and disposal of obsolete items.

Please see the additional information section within this notice on how to participate.

II.1.6)Common Procurement Vocabulary:
32000000 - Radio, television, communication, telecommunication and related equipment.

32400000 - Networks.

32412100 - Telecommunications network.

32413000 - Integrated network.

32417000 - Multimedia networks.

32427000 - Network system.

32430000 - Wide area network.

32500000 - Telecommunications equipment and supplies.

32520000 - Telecommunications cable and equipment.

32570000 - Communications equipment.

32410000 - Local area network.

32420000 - Network equipment.


II.1.7) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA):
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): Yes
II.1.8)Lots:
This contract is divided into lots: No
II.1.9)Information about variants:
Variants will be accepted: No

II.2)Quantity Or Scope Of The Contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The Agreement duration is for an initial period of 5 years with the option for the contract authority to extend up to a maximum of 5 years in 5 x 12 month extensions.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range between: 4,000,000 and 10,000,000
Currency: GBP


II.2.2)Options: Yes
If yes, description of these options: The contracting authority may extend up to a maximum of 5 years. The option to extend will be in 5 x 12 month contracts.
If known, Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

II.2.3)Information about renewals:
This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

II.3)Duration Of The Contract Or Time-Limit For Completion
Duration in months: 120 (from the award of the contract)

Information About Lots

Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial And Technical Information
III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
Not Provided

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Not Provided

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
Not Provided

III.1.4)Other particular conditions:
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: Not Provided
III.2)Conditions For Participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers:
The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.

A full list of these criteria are at http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr

Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists. Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so. Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.

Organisations will be required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ).
III.2.2)Economic and financial capacity
Economic and financial capacity - means of proof required:

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
Organisations will be required to complete a pre-qualification questionnaire (PQQ).

III.2.3)Technical capacity
Technical capacity - means of proof required
Not Provided
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts: Not Provided
III.3)Conditions Specific To Service Contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession:
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: Not Provided
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service:
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: Not Provided
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1)Type Of Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Restricted

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate:

Envisaged number of operators: 6

Objective Criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:
The top 6 scoring bidders will be invited to tender.
IV.2)Award Criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria:
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
The criteria stated below
Criteria - Weighting
Stage 1 - Written Submission and Presentation - 100
Whole life costs - 35
Quality - 30
Deliverables - 20
Presentation - 15
Stage 2 (Limited to top 3 scoring candidates from ITT Stage 1 Award criteria) - Site Visits - 100
Site Visits - 100
Summary (for candidates from ITT Stage 2 Award Criteria) - 100
Written Submission and Presentation - 50
Site Visits - 50

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction:
An electronic auction will be used: No

IV.3)Administrative Information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority: ICT VOIP 2014
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract: No

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document:


Not Provided

IV.3.4)Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 14/03/2014
Time: 09:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates: Not Provided
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up: English



Section VI: Complementary Information

VI.1)This Is A Recurrent Procurement: Yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 96 months
VI.2)Information about European Union funds:
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No
VI.3)Additional Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to access, correspond and respond to this opportunity.

If you experience any difficulties at any time during the tender process please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on call 0845 270 7050 or email helpdesk@delta-esourcing.com.

The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta. You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage.

Suppliers must log in, go to your Response Manager and add the following Access Code: TPJ2KE8VG9. Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.

Communication will only be accepted via `email the buyer¿ through the tenderbox. . Written replies will be provided to all enquiries and any points of clarification or information will be circulated to prospective tenderers via the delta email system.

The deadline for submitting your response(s) is Friday 14 03 2014 at 12noon. Your PQQ must be completed and submitted electronically by using the tenderbox through www.delta-esourcing.com

Please ensure that you allow yourself at least 2 hours when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents. If you are uploading multiple documents you will have to individually load one document at a time or you can opt to zip all documents in an application like WinZip.

If you experience any technical difficulties please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on call 0845 270 7050 or email helpdesk@delta-esourcing.com.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Telford:-Radio%2C-television%2C-communication%2C-telecommunication-and-related-equipment./TPJ2KE8VG9

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/TPJ2KE8VG9
GO-2014212-PRO-5456737 TKR-2014212-PRO-5456736

VI.4)Procedures For Appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures:
Telford & Wrekin Council
Addenbrooke House, Ironmasters Way, Telford, TF3 4NT, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1952383200, URL: www.telford.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals: Not Provided

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
Telford & Wrekin Council
Addenbrooke House, Ironmasters Way, Telford, TF3 4NT, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1952383200, URL: www.telford.gov.uk

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 12/02/2014

ANNEX A
I) Addresses and contact points from which further information can be obtained:
Telford & Wrekin Council
Wellington Civic Offices, PO Box 457, Wellington, Telford, TF2 2FH, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1952383729, Email: rachel.best@telford.gov.uk, URL: www.telford.gov.uk
Contact: www.delta-esourcing.com access code: TPJ2KE8VG9, Attn: www.delta-esourcing.com access code: TPJ2KE8VG9

II) Addresses and contact points from which specifications and additional documents can be obtained:
Telford & Wrekin Council
Wellington Civic Offices, PO BOX 457, Wellington, Telford, TF2 2FH, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1952383729, Email: rachel.best@telford.gov.uk, URL: www.telford.gov.uk
Contact: www.delta-esourcing.com access code: TPJ2KE8VG9, Attn: www.delta-esourcing.com access code: TPJ2KE8VG9

III) Addresses and contact points to which tenders/requests to participate must be sent:
Telford & Wrekin Council
Wellington Civic Offices, PO Box 457, Wellington, Telford, TF2 2FH, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1952383729, Email: rachel.best@telford.gov.uk, URL: www.telford.gov.uk
Contact: www.delta-esourcing.com access code: TPJ2KE8VG9, Attn: www.delta-esourcing.com access code: TPJ2KE8VG9


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