UK-Hertford: Educational software package.
UK-Hertford: Educational software package.
Section I: Contracting Authority
Title: UK-Hertford: Educational software package.
I.1)Name, Addresses And Contact Point(s)
Hertfordshire County Council
Strategic Procurement Group, 2nd Floor NEB, County Hall, Hertford, SG13 8DQ, United Kingdom
Attn: Chris Mulhall
I.2)Type Of Purchasing Body
Section II: Object Of The Contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority/entity: The Provision of Management Information Systems - Framework Agreement for Hertfordshire Schools and Academies
II.1.2)Short description of the contract or purchase:
Educational software package. Educational software development services. IT software package. Database software package. Software package and information systems. Financial systems software package. Accounting software package. IT software development services. Office automation software package. Transaction-processing software package. Computer support services. Industry specific software package.
II.1.3)Common procurement vocabulary:
48190000 - Educational software package.
72212190 - Educational software development services.
48517000 - IT software package.
48611000 - Database software package.
48000000 - Software package and information systems.
48442000 - Financial systems software package.
48443000 - Accounting software package.
72212517 - IT software development services.
48920000 - Office automation software package.
48217000 - Transaction-processing software package.
72610000 - Computer support services.
48100000 - Industry specific software package.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1) Type of Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure (as stated in the original notice): Restricted
IV.2.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority/entity: HCC Contract Reference Number: HCC1306080 Tender Access Code: QYB3837CT3
IV.2.2)Notice reference for electronically submitted notice
Original Notice sent via: OJS eSender
Notice Reference: 2013 - 106150
IV.2.3)Notice to which this publication refers: Not Provided
IV.2.4)Date of dispatch of the original Notice: 02/05/2013
Section VI: Complementary Information
1: Complementary Information
VI.1)This notice involves: Correction
VI.3)Information to be corrected or added
Modification of original information submitted by the contracting authority.
Publication on TED not compliant with original information provided by the contracting authority.
VI.3.2) In the original Notice
VI.3.3)Text to be corrected in the original notice:
Place of text to be modified: Lot 1 - System to Cover Pupil, Staff and Curriculum Recording, Monitoring, Analysis and related areas
Instead of: The estimated range for Lot 1 will be from 0 - £5,000,000 GPB over the core contract period, and does not include the value of any extension period.
Read: The estimated range for Lot 1 will be from 0 - £10,000,000 GPB over the core contract period, and does not include the value of any extension period.
Place of text to be modified: Lot 2 - System to cover Financial Management
Instead of: The range for Lot 2 will be from £0 - £1,500,000 GBP over the core contract period, and does not include the value of any extension period.
Read: The range for Lot 2 will be from £0 - £5,000,000 GBP over the core contract period, and does not include the value of any extension period.
Place of text to be modified: Lot 3 - Financial Planning System
Instead of: The range for Lot 3 will be from £0 - £1,500,000 over the core contract period, and does not include the value of any extension period.
Read: The range for Lot 3 will be from £0 - £5,000,000 over the core contract period, and does not include the value of any extension period.
Place of text to be modified: Lot 4 - Electronic Communication and Online Tools
Instead of: The range for Lot 4 will be from £0 - £1,500,000 GBP over the core contract period, and does not include the value of any extension period.
Read: The range for Lot 4 will be from £0 - £5,000,000 GBP over the core contract period, and does not include the value of any extension period.
VI.3.4)Dates to be corrected in the original notice:
Place of dates to be modified: Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Instead of: 03/06/2013 Time: 12:00
Read: 17/06/2013 Time: 12:00
VI.3.5)Addresses and contact points to be corrected:
VI.3.6)Text to be added in the original notice: Not Provided
VI.4)Other additional information:
Each of the 4 Lots will have a maximum of 5 Suppliers shortlisted from the PQQ responses received.
For each Lot, the Council may decide at its sole discretion to award the Contract to one, more than one Contractor, or not to award the Contract at all.
PLEASE READ THIS SECTION CAREFULLY AS IT PROVIDES FULL INSTRUCTIONS ON HOW TO APPLY FOR THIS REQUIREMENT Hertfordshire County Council has moved to a new way of e-Tendering and worked closely with its Districts and Partners to create a joint procurement website called Supply Hertfordshire. This website is supported by BiP Solutions who provide a system called Delta which is the background platform to Supply Hertfordshire.The Pre-Qualification Process This tender is a two stage process and you will only be invited to tender if you have successfully passed through the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) stage. If you wish to be considered as a tenderer you must complete and submit a completed PQQ via 12 noon on Monday 17th June 2013. PQQs cannot be uploaded after the closing date/time. Step 1: Registering with Supply Hertfordshire:
To participate in this tender you will need to go into http://supplyhertfordshire.g2b.info/hpf/ and register, thereafter you will be issued with a USERNAME and PASSWORD. (If you have already registered with Delta or Supply Hertfordshire, please follow the link above where you can log on using your existing username and password. If you have registered and have forgotten your Username and Password, please click on the forgotten password link below the log in box.) Please keep this USERNAME and PASSWORD secure, and do not pass it to any third parties. Step 2: Completing your PQQ: To complete the PQQ for this Tender you will need to go into the Response Manager area and enter the Access Code QYB3837CT3. You will then need to download the relevant PQQ and complete. Any supporting documents should be cross-referenced to the relevant question and detailed in Appendix A of the PQQ. If the Council requires further information concerning your application form, your organisation will be contacted. However, please provide full details and answer all questions, as the Council reserves the right not to ask applicants for any further information or clarification.
Step 3: Uploading Your Completed PQQ Once you have completed your PQQ for this Tender exercise you must then “upload” your completed response into the Tenderbox (Access Code QYB3837CT3 ). Please make sure you have submitted your completed PQQ to the correct Access Code, the Council will not be held accountable for any errors made by a tenderer in submitting your completed PQQ. If you are experiencing problems, then please contact the Delta helpdesk via email at email@example.com or call 0845 270 7050 (option 4) Monday to Friday 8:30am – 5:30pm for further assistance
The Council reserves the right at any time to cease the tendering process and not award a contract or to award only part of the opportunity described in this notice. If the Council takes up this right then they will not be responsible for, or pay the expenses or losses, which may be incurred by any tenderer as a result.
The Council undertakes to hold confidential any information provided in the proposal submitted, subject to the Council's obligations under the law, including the Freedom of Information Act 2000. If the applicant considers that any of the information submitted in the proposal should not be disclosed because of its sensitivity then this should be stated with the reason for considering it sensitive. The Council will then endeavour to consult with the applicant about such sensitive information when considering any request received under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 before replying to such a request.
Due to the current economic climate, Hertfordshire County Council reserves the right to carry out additional financial checks on all companies tendering for this Contract at any time during the procurement process, to ensure that they continue to meet the Council's requirements and remain financially viable to perform the Contract.
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VI.5)Date of dispatch: 29/05/2013