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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-London: EQCS 2.0 — Exams Quality and Compliance System 2.0
Document Ref:
502275-2019
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
British Council
Date Published:
24 October 2019
Deadline Date:
21 November 2019
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
Alert Profile:
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Notice Abstract

English and Exams Strategic Business Unit (E and E SBU) is looking for a solution supporting one of our core business competencies — exams audit assessment and quality assurance. For the purpose of this ITT the system is called EQCS 2.0 (Exams Quality and Compliance System 2.0). In order to facilitate flexible working and ensure systems integration, we are looking to procure a cloud-based risk management solution with customisation features, allowing the exams business assurance team to achieve specific advantages. For more detailed requirements description, please see the supporting tender documents.

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

British Council

10 Spring Gardens

London

SW1A 2BN

UK

Contact person: Brian D'Mello

E-mail: brian.dmello@britishcouncil.org

NUTS: 00

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.britishcouncil.org

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/britishcouncil

I.3) Communication

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

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/britishcouncil


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


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


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

Other: Registered Charity

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

EQCS 2.0 — Exams Quality and Compliance System 2.0

Reference number: BC/01072

II.1.2) Main CPV code

48000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

English and Exams Strategic Business Unit (E and E SBU) is looking for a solution supporting one of our core business competencies — exams audit assessment and quality assurance. For the purpose of this ITT the system is called EQCS 2.0 (Exams Quality and Compliance System 2.0). In order to facilitate flexible working and ensure systems integration, we are looking to procure a cloud-based risk management solution with customisation features, allowing the exams business assurance team to achieve specific advantages. For more detailed requirements description, please see the supporting tender documents.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

48000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

00

Main site or place of performance:

Global.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

English and Exams Strategic Business Unit (E and E SBU) is looking for a solution supporting one of our core business competencies — exams audit assessment and quality assurance. For the purpose of this ITT the system is called EQCS 2.0 (Exams Quality and Compliance System 2.0). In order to facilitate flexible working and ensure systems integration, we are looking to procure a cloud-based risk management solution with customisation features, allowing the Exams Business Assurance team to achieve specific advantages. For more detailed requirements description, please see the supporting tender documents.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

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:

The contract will be awarded for a duration of 2 years with an option for an extension for up to an additional 2 years.

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

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

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

List and brief description of conditions:

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

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: 21/11/2019

Local time: 15:00

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

EN

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 21/11/2019

Local time: 15:30

Place:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: Yes

VI.3) Additional information

Suppliers who wish to express an interest and take part in the tender process will be required to register on our e-Tendering portal In-Tend hosted at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/britishcouncil

Once registered, bidders must log-in to the website where they can view the project and access the bidders pack and submit their return. Bidders will also be required to demonstrate their capability and ‘means of proof’ will be required. These conditions are outlined in the ITT.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

The British Council

10 Spring Gardens

London

UK

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

21/10/2019

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