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The Authority provides policing services to prevent crime, detect offenders and protect the most vulnerable in our society, operating in all communities throughout Northern Ireland and also maintains close links with both An Garda Siochana and wider ...

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Police Service of Northern Ireland
42 Montgomery Road
Belfast
BT6 9LD
United Kingdom
Contact person: ICT.CPDfinance-ni.gov.uk
E-mail:
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

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

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

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://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Public order and safety

Section II: Object

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

CFT438352 DOJ - PSNI - Command and Control Replacement.

Reference number: CFT438352
II.1.2)Main CPV code
35711000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Authority provides policing services to prevent crime, detect offenders and protect the most vulnerable in our society, operating in all communities throughout Northern Ireland and also maintains close links with both An Garda Siochana and wider UK policing. The Authority is responsible for policing a population of approximately 1.7 million citizens over an area of 5,400 square miles. It has about 6,800 operational officers and 2,275 police staff and is structured into eleven operational Districts. The Authority is seeking to procure a new Command and Control solution for use in each of its 3 Contact Management Centres. The Authority currently operates three regional Contact Management Centres. CMC's. , Belfast. BCMC. , North. NCMC. and South. SCMC. . Each CMC receives emergency and non-emergency calls. see bullet points below for high level figures from 2016. and dispatch police resources on a 24x7x365 basis.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 25 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
35712000
35710000
42961000
72000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Authority provides policing services to prevent crime, detect offenders and protect the most vulnerable in our society, operating in all communities throughout Northern Ireland and also maintains close links with both An Garda Siochana and wider UK policing. The Authority is responsible for policing a population of approximately 1.7 million citizens over an area of 5,400 square miles. It has about 6,800 operational officers and 2,275 police staff and is structured into eleven operational Districts. The Authority is seeking to procure a new Command and Control solution for use in each of its 3 Contact Management Centres. The Authority currently operates three regional Contact Management Centres. CMC's. , Belfast. BCMC. , North. NCMC. and South. SCMC. . Each CMC receives emergency and non-emergency calls. see bullet points below for high level figures from 2016. and dispatch police resources on a 24x7x365 basis.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Award Criteria: Scored Criteria / Weighting: 60
Cost criterion - Name: Financial Evaluation / Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 25 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 204
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The initial term is 7 years from the effective date followed by 3 optional extension periods. The first optional extension period is for 5 years with the second optional extension period being 3 years and the third and final optional extension period being 2 years.

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
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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:

As per Terms and Conditions of Contract.

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: 25/08/2017
Local time: 15:00
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
Tender must be valid until: 23/12/2017
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 25/08/2017
Local time: 15:30
Place:

Central Procurement Directorate, 303 Airport Road West. BT3 9ED.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Only CPD Procurement Staff with access to the project on eTendersNI.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

The figure indicated in II.1.5 represents the upper limit of an estimated contract value which ranges from (17 000 000 GBP to 25 000 000 GBP). This range reflects the potential scale of the contract and takes into account such changes to the scope/and or scale which may result. from future operational requirements. The pricing strategy applied and the setting of cost/profit margins are a commercial decision for. economic operators when submitting a bid for this competition. In addition, neither CPD nor the Authority can provide any guarantee. as to the level of business under this contract. Contract Monitoring - The successful contractor's performance on the contract will. be regularly monitored. Contractors not delivering on contract requirements is a serious matter. It means the public purse is not. getting what it is paying for. If a contractor fails to reach satisfactory levels of contract performance they will be given a specified time. to improve. If, after the specified time, they still fail to reach satisfactory levels of contract performance, the matter will be escalated. to senior management in CPD for further action. If this occurs and their performance still does not improve to satisfactory levels. within the specified period, it may be regarded as an act of grave professional misconduct and they may be issued with a Certificate of. Unsatisfactory Performance and the contract may be terminated. The issue of a Certificate of Unsatisfactory Performance will result in the. Contractor being excluded from all procurement competitions being undertaken by Centres of Procurement Expertise on behalf of bodies. covered by the Northern Ireland Procurement Policy for a period of twelve months from the date of issue of the certificate. This contract. will not be awarded in Lots as a single supplier is required.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
The UK does not have any such bodies with responsibility for appeal/mediation procedures
Belfast
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

CPD will comply with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and, where appropriate, will incorporate a standstill period (i.e. a minimum of 10 calendar days) at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
04/07/2017