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Notice Summary

Title:
United Kingdom-Leicester: FAN0004 — Firefighters’ Pension Scheme Administration and Pensioner Payroll Services
Document Ref:
173471-2020
Document Type:
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Published By:
Leicester City Council on behalf of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Combin
Date Published:
10 April 2020
Deadline Date:
07 May 2020
Document Source:
Framework/DPS:
No
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Notice Abstract

This procurement is to let three independent contracts by ‘the Authorities’:• Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Authority (DFRA),• Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Combined Fire Authority (LFRA), and• Nottinghamshire and City of Nottingham Fire and Rescue Authority (NFRA).For the provision of firefighters’ pension scheme administration and, for LFRA only, pensioner payroll services. The proposed contract will be for five (5) years with an options to extend for a five (5) years. The procurement exercise will be led by Leicester City Council.We anticipate awarding to a single supplier although it is intended that each Authority will enter into its own independent contract with the supplier resulting in three separate contracts.

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Leicester City Council on behalf of Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Combined Fire Authority (LFRA), Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Authority (DFRA) and Nottinghamshire and City of Nottingham Fire and Rescue Authority (NFRA)

City Hall, 115 Charles Street

Leicester

LE1 1FZ

UK

Contact person: Mr Hussain Dakri

Telephone: +44 1164540685

E-mail: hussain.dakri@leicester.gov.uk

NUTS: UKF

Internet address(es)

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.leicester.gov.uk

I.1) Name and addresses

Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Authority (DFRA)

Butterley Hall, Ripley

Derbyshire

DE5 3RS

UK

E-mail: hussain.dakri@leicester.gov.uk

NUTS: UKF

Internet address(es)

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

I.1) Name and addresses

Nottinghamshire and City of Nottingham Fire and Rescue Authority (NFRA)

Bestwood Lodge Drive, Arnold

Nottinghamshire

NG5 8PD

UK

E-mail: hussain.dakri@leicester.gov.uk

NUTS: UKF

Internet address(es)

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

I.1) Name and addresses

Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Combined Fire Authority (LFRA)

Geoff Monk Way, Birstall

Leicestershire

LE4 3BU

UK

E-mail: hussain.dakri@leicester.gov.uk

NUTS: UKF

Internet address(es)

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

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3) Communication

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

https://procontract.due-north.com/Procurer/Advert/View?advertId=8b5e6dc2-a678-ea11-80ff-005056b64545&fromAdvertEvent=True


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://procontract.due-north.com/Procurer/Advert/View?advertId=8b5e6dc2-a678-ea11-80ff-005056b64545&fromAdvertEvent=True


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5) Main activity

Public order and safety

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

FAN0004 — Firefighters’ Pension Scheme Administration and Pensioner Payroll Services

Reference number: DN464412

II.1.2) Main CPV code

66520000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

This procurement is to let three independent contracts by ‘the Authorities’:

• Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Authority (DFRA),

• Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Combined Fire Authority (LFRA), and

• Nottinghamshire and City of Nottingham Fire and Rescue Authority (NFRA).

For the provision of firefighters’ pension scheme administration and, for LFRA only, pensioner payroll services. The proposed contract will be for five (5) years with an options to extend for a five (5) years. The procurement exercise will be led by Leicester City Council.

We anticipate awarding to a single supplier although it is intended that each Authority will enter into its own independent contract with the supplier resulting in three separate contracts.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKF

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

To provide a comprehensive pensions service consisting of:

PART A — Pension administration services in relation to the firefighters’ pension schemes.

PART B (LFRA only) — firefighters’ pensioner payroll, including the facility to make immediate payments.

The provision and hosting of IT software is required for both parts. The requirement includes making best use of systems including workflow, document imaging functionality, a dedicated website, monthly data collection, employer online services and 24/7 customer self-service access.

The supplier must meet the challenge of change, particularly with regards to remedies arising from current and future legal cases. The Authorities expect the supplier to provide professional services in a robust and timely manner in line with industry best practice standards. A high level of communication will be required between parties throughout the contract including regular review meetings.

The supplier must ensure that the system is fully auditable and the Authorities and their auditors, will have the right to examine all files held that relate to the contract. The supplier shall provide all reasonable assistance and cooperation to the Authorities and their auditors when required.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 70

Price / Weighting:  30

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

Duration in months: 60

This contract is subject to renewal: No

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: Yes

Description of options:

The proposed contract will be for five (5) years with an option to extend for 2 plus 1 plus 1 plus 1 years (2 + 1 + 1 + 1).

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.2.2) Contract performance conditions

In the procurement documents.

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: 07/05/2020

Local time: 12:00

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

EN

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 07/05/2020

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: Yes

VI.3) Additional information

Leicester City Council is managing this procurement exercise on behalf of:

• Derbyshire Fire and Rescue Authority (DFRA),

• Leicester, Leicestershire and Rutland Combined Fire Authority (LFRA), and

• Nottinghamshire and City of Nottingham Fire and Rescue Authority (NFRA).

However, the successful supplier will enter into contracts directly with the Authorities.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Construction and Technology Court (Queens Bench Division)

Priory Courts, 33 Bull Street

Birmingham

B4 6DS

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

07/04/2020

Current Notes