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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Belfast: Telephony Project for the Northern Ireland Assembly Commission
Document Ref:
450802-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Competitive procedure with negotiation
Published By:
NI Assembly
Date Published:
25 September 2019
Deadline Date:
29 October 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
Alert Profile:
Labels:

Notice Abstract

The Northern Ireland Assembly Commission wishes to appoint a service provider to supply:(a) the design, installation and implementation of a voice over internet protocol telephony system incorporating unified communications;(b) the design and installation of an appropriate session initiation protocol (SIP) trunking infrastructure;(c) the necessary hardware and software to facilitate the successful implementation and operation of (a) and (b) above;(d) replacement handsets and headsets;(e) the training for IS Office and building services (knowledge transfer), private secretaries/multi-line users and general users (including members of the legislative assembly, party and support staff, and secretariat staff); and(f) maintenance and support (including appropriate upgrades and patches).

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

NI Assembly

Parliament Buildings

Belfast

BT4 3XX

UK

Contact person: william.longniassembly.gov.uk

E-mail: procurement@niassembly.gov.uk

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to the abovementioned address


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5) Main activity

Other: Legislature

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

BR-050-2017 Telephony Project for the Northern Ireland Assembly Commission

II.1.2) Main CPV code

32412100

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The Northern Ireland Assembly Commission wishes to appoint a service provider to supply:

(a) the design, installation and implementation of a voice over internet protocol telephony system incorporating unified communications;

(b) the design and installation of an appropriate session initiation protocol (SIP) trunking infrastructure;

(c) the necessary hardware and software to facilitate the successful implementation and operation of (a) and (b) above;

(d) replacement handsets and headsets;

(e) the training for IS Office and building services (knowledge transfer), private secretaries/multi-line users and general users (including members of the legislative assembly, party and support staff, and secretariat staff); and

(f) maintenance and support (including appropriate upgrades and patches).

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

32500000

32520000

32524000

50300000

64227000

32580000

45314000

64210000

64215000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKN06

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Northern Ireland Assembly Commission wishes to appoint a service provider to supply:

(a) the design, installation and implementation of a voice over internet protocol telephony system incorporating unified communications;

(b) the design and installation of an appropriate session initiation protocol (SIP) trunking infrastructure;

(c) the necessary hardware and software to facilitate the successful implementation and operation of (a) and (b) above;

(d) replacement handsets and headsets;

(e) the training for IS Office and building services (knowledge transfer), private secretaries/multi-line users and general users (including members of the legislative assembly, party and support staff, and secretariat staff); and

(f) maintenance and support (including appropriate upgrades and patches).

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Qualitative / Weighting: 60

Cost criterion: Pricing / Weighting: 40

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 3

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

Included in procurement documents.

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

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

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

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

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Competitive procedure with negotiation

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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated

IV.1.5) Information about negotiation

The contracting authority reserves the right to award the contract on the basis of the initial tenders without conducting negotiations

IV.1.8) Information about 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: 29/10/2019

Local time: 15:00

IV.2.3) Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 27/11/2019

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

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

Tender must be valid until: 01/09/2020

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

The UK does not have any such bodies with responsibilities for appeal/mediation procedures

Belfast

UK

VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures

The UK does not have any such bodies with responsibilities for appeal/mediation procedures

Belfast

UK

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

The UK does not have any such bodies with responsibilities for appeal/mediation procedures

Belfast

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

24/09/2019

Current Notes