Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive
Section I: Contracting
I.1) Name and addresses
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:
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
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5) Main activity
Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
Finance Support Partner
II.1.2) Main CPV code
II.1.3) Type of contract
II.1.4) Short description
The UK MOD's Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) is notifying the market of a procurement to appoint a finance support partner.
II.1.5) Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 15 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots:
II.2.3) Place of performance
Main site or place of performance:
Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area
II.2.4) Description of the procurement
DE&S is seeking to place a contract that should enable direct resource support from appropriately qualified and experienced individuals to cover specific assignments, and for task-based activities with clearly defined deliverables in a fixed time period.
The range of services to be provided includes:
— financial accounting — transaction analysis and processing,
— accounting treatment advice and analysis – of extant contracts and planned,
— management accounts reporting,
— inventory accounting,
— annual accounts and reports,
— audit and compliance services – internal control and compliance (ISO9001),
— forensic accounting,
— systems accounting advice and support.
This arrangement will exclude project cost modelling and support to P3M Earned Value Management (EVM) related activities which are already provided for in other DE&S delivery partner contracts.
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: 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
II.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted:
II.2.11) Information about options
Description of options:
This procurement will meet the requirements for DE&S for an initial 24 months, with two 12-month options (24 + 1 2+ 12).
II.2.13) Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds:
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1) Type of procedure
IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement with a single operator.
IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement:
IV.2) Administrative information
IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S:
IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Local time: 17:00
IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1) Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement:
VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
Electronic payment will be used
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.The authority reserves the right to amend any condition related to security of information to reflect any changes in national law or government policy. If any contract documents are accompanied by instructions on safeguarding classified information (e.g. a security aspects letter), the authority reserves the right to amend the terms of these instructions to reflect any changes in national law or government policy, whether in respect of the applicable protective marking scheme, specific protective markings given, the aspects to which any protective marking applies, or otherwise. The link below to the Gov.uk website provides information on the Government Security Classification.
Advertising Regime OJEU: this contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU), the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and http://www.contracts.mod.uk
Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity.
The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on https://www.contracts.mod.uk/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: JQ5VU6TCK4. Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.
The deadline for submitting your response(s) is 3 July 2020 17.00. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents.
If you experience any difficulties please refer to the online Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) or the User Guides or contact the MOD DCO Helpdesk by emailing - email@example.com or call 0800 282 324. Go reference: GO-2020519-DCB-16588625
VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body
Ministry of Defence, Agencies/Misc, Other
MOD Abbey Wood
VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice