United Kingdom-Swindon: Technical support services

Agency: TED
State:
Level of Government: State & Local
Category:
  • D - Automatic Data Processing and Telecommunication Services
Opps ID: NBD00003520895865748
Posted Date: Oct 7, 2017
Due Date: Nov 16, 2017
Solicitation No: 396258-2017
Source: Members Only
07/10/2017 S193 - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure

United Kingdom-Swindon: Technical support services

2017/S 193-396258

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses
UK Space Agency
Polaris House, North Star Avenue
Swindon
SN2 1SZ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Michelle Boulton
Telephone: +44 01793867212
E-mail: michelle.boulton@uksbs.co.uk
NUTS code: UKK14

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-space-agency

I.2) Joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3) Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Polaris House, North Star Avenue
Swindon
SN2 1FF
United Kingdom
E-mail: ExpressionOfInterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKK14

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/emptoris

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/emptoris
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Polaris House, North Star Avenue
Swindon
SN2 1FF
United Kingdom
E-mail: ExpressionOfInterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKK14

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/emptoris

I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5) Main activity
Other activity: civil space programme management

Section II: Object

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

Space Standards Liaison ? UK Space Agency (UKSA).

Reference number: UK SBS PR16228
II.1.2) Main CPV code
71356300
II.1.3) Type of contract
Services
II.1.4) Short description:

The UK Space Agency intends to procure technical support to ensure that the working level technical activities of the space standards bodies; Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems (CCSDS), Inter-Operability Advisory Group (IOAG) and European Ground System ? Common Core (EGS-CC) are supported. This work will be carried out in a co-ordination and sometimes advisory function, but one at a very technical level that demands key competences ? technical knowledge, organisational or individual qualifications in space engineering, operations, and applications themselves. Providers of this technical support are required to be suitably objective and independent from financial involvement in the markets covered by the relevant standards ? a requirement mandated by the standards agreements themselves.

II.1.5) Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 880 000.00 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 Support ? Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems (CCSDS)

Lot No: 1
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
71356300
II.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS code: UKK14
Main site or place of performance:

Travel within UK and Internationally.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement:

The UK Space Agency has a requirement to procure technical support to ensure that the working level technical activities of the space standards bodies; Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems (CCSDS), Inter-Operability Advisory Group (IOAG) and European Ground System ? Common Core (EGS-CC) are supported.

In order to fulfil this requirement UK Shared Business Services (UK SBS) acting on behalf of The The UK Space Agency, plan to divide the requirements in to 3 lots, specific to the Space Standards Bodies' particular requirements.

Bidders can apply for 1 lot, or more than 1 lot.

Lot 1: Technical Support ? Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems (CCSDS)

Technical support will be carried out in a co-ordination and sometimes advisory function, but one at a very technical level that demands key competences ? technical knowledge, organisational or individual qualifications in space engineering, operations, and applications themselves. Providers of this technical support are required to be suitably objective and independent from financial involvement in the markets covered by the relevant standards.

All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, for procurement values that exceed Regulation 5 (Threshold amounts). This procurement will be managed electronically via the Crown Commercial Service's e-Sourcing Suite. To participate in this procurement, participants shall first be registered on the e-Sourcing Suite. If Bidders have not yet registered on the eSourcing Suite, this can be done online at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/emptoris by following the link Supplier eSourcing Registration.

Please note that, to register, Bidders must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so. Note: registration may take some time please ensure that you allow a sufficient amount of time to register.

Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/esourcing-tool-guidance-for-suppliers

Once you have registered on the eSourcing Suite, a registered user can express an interest for a specific procurement. This is done by emailing

II.2.5) Award criteria

ExpressionOfInterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk

Your email must clearly state: the name and reference for the procurement you wish to register for;

Your organisations full name as a registered supplier;

the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email.

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) will process the email and then enable the Bidder to access the procurement online via the e-Sourcing Suite.

The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done.

As a user of the e-Sourcing Suite you will have access to Emptoris email messaging service which facilitates all messages sent to you and from you in relation to any specific RFX event.

Please note it is your responsibility to access these emails on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information applicable to this opportunity.

For technical assistance on use of the e-Sourcing Suite please contact Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Helpdesk (Not UK SBS Ltd ): Freephone: 0345 010 3503

email: eenablement@crowncommercial.gov.uk

Training support to respond to a requirement is available to bidders at:

http://www.uksbs.co.uk/services/procure/Pages/supplier.aspx

Responses must be received by the date in IV.2.2.

Responses received outside or concurrently using the eSourcing process will not be accepted or considered further for this opportunity.

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
Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Contract duration is for 1 year +1+1+1. The estimated value of the contract reflects the initial 1 year contract plus the provision for an additional 3 years to be added for the same value per annum as the initial 1 year contract. The expected value of the initial 1 year contract is ?100,000.

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:

Technical Support ? Inter Operability Advisory Group (IOAG)

Lot No: 2
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
71356300
II.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS code: UKK14
Main site or place of performance:

UK and international.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement:

The UK Space Agency has a requirement to procure technical support to ensure that the working level technical activities of the space standards bodies; Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems (CCSDS), Inter-Operability Advisory Group (IOAG) and European Ground System ? Common Core (EGS-CC) are supported.

In order to fulfil this requirement UK Shared Business Services (UK SBS) acting on behalf of The The UK Space Agency, plan to divide the requirements in to 3 lots, specific to the Space Standards Bodies' particular requirements.

Bidders can apply for 1 lot, or more than 1 lot.

Lot 2: Technical Support ? Inter Operability Advisory Group (IOAG)

Technical support will be carried out in a co-ordination and sometimes advisory function, but one at a very technical level that demands key competences ? technical knowledge, organisational or individual qualifications in space engineering, operations, and applications themselves. Providers of this technical support are required to be suitably objective and independent from financial involvement in the markets covered by the relevant standards.

All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, for procurement values that exceed Regulation 5 (Threshold amounts). This procurement will be managed electronically via the Crown Commercial Service's e-Sourcing Suite. To participate in this procurement, participants shall first be registered on the e-Sourcing Suite. If Bidders have not yet registered on the eSourcing Suite, this can be done online at: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/emptoris by following the link Supplier eSourcing Registration.

Please note that, to register, Bidders must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so. Note: registration may take some time please ensure that you allow a sufficient amount of time to register.

Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/esourcing-tool-guidance-for-suppliers

Once you have registered on the eSourcing Suite, a registered user can express an interest for a specific procurement. This is done by emailing

II.2.5) Award criteria

ExpressionOfInterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk

Your email must clearly state: the name and reference for the procurement you wish to register for;

Your organisations full name as a registered supplier; the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email.

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) will process the email and then enable the Bidder to access the procurement online via the e-Sourcing Suite.

The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done.

As a user of the e-Sourcing Suite you will have access to Emptoris email messaging service which facilitates all messages sent to you and from you in relation to any specific RFX event.

Please note it is your responsibility to access these emails on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information applicable to this opportunity.

For technical assistance on use of the e-Sourcing Suite please contact Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Helpdesk (Not UK SBS Ltd ): Freephone: 0345 010 3503

email: eenablement@crowncommercial.gov.uk

Training support to respond to a requirement is available to bidders at: http://www.uksbs.co.uk/services/procure/Pages/supplier.aspx

Responses must be received by the date in IV.2.2.

Responses received outside or concurrently using the eSourcing process will not be accepted or considered further for this opportunity.

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
Value excluding VAT: 280 000.00 GBP
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Contract duration is for 1 year +1+1+1. The estimated value of the contract reflects the initial 1 year contract plus the provision for an additional 3 years to be added for the same value per annum as the initial 1 year contract. The expected value of the initial 1 year contract is 70 000 GBP.

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:

Technical Support ? Inter Operability Advisory Group (EGS-CC)

Lot No: 3
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
71356300
II.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS code: UKK14
Main site or place of performance:

UK and International.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement:

The UK Space Agency has a requirement to procure technical support to ensure that the working level technical activities of the space standards bodies; Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems (CCSDS), Inter-Operability Advisory Group (IOAG) and European Ground System ? Common Core (EGS-CC) are supported.

In order to fulfil this requirement UK Shared Business Services (UK SBS) acting on behalf of The The UK Space Agency, plan to divide the requirements in to 3 lots, specific to the Space Standards Bodies' particular requirements.

Bidders can apply for 1 lot, or more than 1 lot.

Lot 3: Technical Support ? The European Ground System ? Common Core (EGS-CC)

Technical support will be carried out in a co-ordination and sometimes advisory function, but one at a very technical level that demands key competences ? technical knowledge, organisational or individual qualifications in space engineering, operations, and applications themselves. Providers of this technical support are required to be suitably objective and independent from financial involvement in the markets covered by the relevant standards.

All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, for procurement values that exceed Regulation 5 (Threshold amounts). This procurement will be managed electronically via the Crown Commercial Service's e-Sourcing Suite. To participate in this procurement, participants shall first be registered on the e-Sourcing Suite. If Bidders have not yet registered on the eSourcing Suite, this can be done online at: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/emptoris by following the link Supplier eSourcing Registration.

Please note that, to register, Bidders must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so. Note: registration may take some time please ensure that you allow a sufficient amount of time to register.

Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/esourcing-tool-guidance-for-suppliers

Once you have registered on the eSourcing Suite, a registered user can express an interest for a specific procurement. This is done by emailing

II.2.5) Award criteria

ExpressionOfInterest@crowncommercial.gov.uk

Your email must clearly state: the name and reference for the procurement you wish to register for;

Your organisations full name as a registered supplier;

the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email.

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) will process the email and then enable the Bidder to access the procurement online via the e-Sourcing Suite.

The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done.

As a user of the e-Sourcing Suite you will have access to Emptoris email messaging service which facilitates all messages sent to you and from you in relation to any specific RFX event.

Please note it is your responsibility to access these emails on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information applicable to this opportunity.

For technical assistance on use of the e-Sourcing Suite please contact Crown Commercial Service (CCS) Helpdesk (Not UK SBS Ltd ): Freephone: 0345 010 3503

email: eenablement@crowncommercial.gov.uk

Training support to respond to a requirement is available to bidders at:

http://www.uksbs.co.uk/services/procure/Pages/supplier.aspx

Responses must be received by the date in IV.2.2.

Responses received outside or concurrently using the eSourcing process will not be accepted or considered further for this opportunity.

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
Value excluding VAT: 400 000.00 GBP
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Contract duration is for 1 year +1+1+1. The estimated value of the contract reflects the initial 1 year contract plus the provision for an additional 3 years to be added for the same value per annum as the initial 1 year contract. The expected value of the initial 1 year contract is 100 000 GBP.

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
III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
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
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: 16/11/2017
Local time: 14:00
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 16/11/2017
Local time: 14:00

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:
VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body
UK Shared Business Services Ltd
Poalris House, North Star Avenue
Swindon
SN2 1FF
United Kingdom
E-mail: policy@uksbs.co.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:
05/10/2017
TI Title United Kingdom-Swindon: Technical support services
ND Document number 396258-2017
PD Publication date 07/10/2017
OJ OJ S 193
TW Place SWINDON
AU Authority name UK Space Agency
OL Original language EN
HD Heading - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure
CY Country UK
AA Type of authority 6 - Body governed by public law
HA EU Institution -
DS Document sent 05/10/2017
DT Deadline 16/11/2017
NC Contract 4 - Services
PR Procedure 1 - Open procedure
TD Document 3 - Contract notice
RP Regulation 5 - European Union, with participation of GPA countries
PC CPV code 71356300 - Technical support services
OC Original CPV code 71356300 - Technical support services
RC NUTS code UKK14
IA Internet address (URL) https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-space-agency
DI Directive Public procurement Directive 2014/24/EU

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