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Services Restricted Procedure Notice

Is this contract covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)? No

SECTION I: CONTRACTING AUTHORITY

I.1) OFFICIAL NAME AND ADDRESS OF THE CONTRACTING AUTHORITY Organisation: Department for Transport (DfT), Address: PED, Zone D/3, Ashdown House, Sedlescombe Road North, St. Leonards-on-Sea, Town: East Sussex, Telephone: 020 7944 8417, Electronic Mail: Kelly.shambrook@dft.gsi.gov.uk, For the attention of: Kelly Shambrook, Postal Code: TN37 7GA, Country: UNITED KINGDOM, Fax: 020 7944 8481, Internet address (URL):
I.2) ADDRESS FROM WHICH FURTHER INFORMATION CAN BE OBTAINED As in I.1.
I.3) ADDRESS FROM WHICH DOCUMENTATION MAY BE OBTAINED
I.4) ADDRESS TO WHICH TENDERS/REQUESTS TO PARTICIPATE MUST BE SENT As in I.1.
I.5) TYPE OF CONTRACTING AUTHORITY Central level

SECTION II: OBJECT OF THE CONTRACT

II.1) DESCRIPTION
II.1.3) Type of services contract (in case of service contract)(Service category) 7.
II.1.4) Is it a framework agreement? No
II.1.5) Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority UK-St. Leonards: Technical Support to NoWcard Local Authority Consortium
II.1.6) Description / object of the contract The aim of this work is to assist the NoWcard partner authorities in delivering Smartcard based integrated ticketing solutions, by providing technical support to the NoWcard Project Manager and Joint Management Board. The technical support contractors shall: a. Monitor the performance of the prime contractor in the provision of technical solutions to the delivery of the project. b. Maintain a technical overview of the prime contractor of the NoWcard project, as well as other Suppliers, in progressing delivery of the project. c. Monitor the development of smartcard technology and ensure the appropriate technical specifications are maintained within the project, especially in relation to the roll-out of the ITSO specification. d. Assist the migration of the Cumbrian "Rural Wheels" pilot(s) to compliance with the ITSO specification and to develop stored travel rights ticketing on NoWcard. e. Assist with the interoperability with other smartcard schemes in the North West, including Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Merseyside. f. Maximise the potential of NoWcard as an ITSO pathfinder project. g. Work with other partners in the public and private sectors. h. With the NoWcard Project Manager, devise and agree a work programme for the duration of the funding. i. Make reports on technical matters for the Joint Management Board of the NoWcard authorities and DfT. Project-management services.Technical support services.Technical supportservices. Technical supportservices.
II.1.7) Site or location of works, place of delivery or performance Work is based at Carlisle, but applicants should be prepared to visit/work at all sites covered by the NoWcard consortium, plus the DfT at London.
NUTS code
II.1.8) Nomenclature
II.1.8.1) Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV)
Main Object: 74142100-7.
Additional Object: 74276300-7.
II.1.8.2) Other relevant nomenclature (CPA / NACE / CPC)
II.1.9) Division into lots No
Tenders may be submitted for
Lot No
ANNEX B - INFORMATION ABOUT LOTS
LOT No. 1
1) Nomenclature
1.1) Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV)
Main Object: 74142100-7. Additional Object: 74276300-7.
1.2) Other relevant nomenclature (CPA/NACE/CPC)
2) Short Description Suppliers to offer all of the services required.Project-management services. Technical supportservices.
3) Scope or Quantity
4) Indication about different starting/delivery date (if applicable)
Starting / delivery
II.1.10) Will variants be accepted No
II.2) QUANTITY OR SCOPE OF THE CONTRACT
II.2.1) Total quantity or scope (including all lots and options, if applicable)
II.2.2) Options (if applicable). Description and time when they may be exercised (if possible)
II.3) DURATION OF THE CONTRACT OR TIME LIMIT FOR COMPLETION
Either: Period in months 36
And / or days
Or: Starting
And/or ending

SECTION III: LEGAL, ECONOMIC, FINANCIAL AND TECHNICAL INFORMATION

III.1) CONDITIONS RELATING TO THE CONTRACT
III.1.1) Deposits and guarantees required (if applicable) Applicants invited to tender will be advised.
III.1.2) Main terms of financing and payment and / or reference to the relevant provisions (if applicable)
III.1.3) Legal form to be taken by the grouping of suppliers, contractors or service providers to whom the contract is awarded (if applicable)

The group will be required to nominate a lead partner with whom the Authority can contract, or form themselves into a single legal entity before the contract is awarded.
III.2) CONDITIONS FOR PARTICIPATION
III.2.1) Information concerning the personal situation of the contractor, supplier or service provider and information and formalities necessary for the evaluation of the minimum economic, financial and technical capacity required

III.2.1.1) Legal position - means of proof required

III.2.1.2) Economic and financial capacity - means of proof required

III.2.1.3) Technical capacity - means of proof required

III.3) CONDITIONS SPECIFIC TO SERVICES CONTRACTS
III.3.1) Is provision of the service reserved to a specific profession? No
If yes, reference of the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision
III.3.2) Will legal entities be required to state the names and professional qualifications of the personnel responsible for execution of the contract? No

SECTION IV: PROCEDURE

IV.1) TYPE OF PROCEDURE Restricted procedure.
IV.1.3) Previous publication concerning the same contract (if applicable)
IV.1.3.1) Prior information notice concerning the same contract (if applicable)
Notice number in OJ content list
Of
IV.1.3.2) Other previous publications
Notice number in OJ content list
Of
IV.1.4) Envisaged number of suppliers that will be invited to tender (when applicable)
Number
Or: Minimum 5
/ Maximum 8
IV.2) AWARD CRITERIA B) The most economically advantageous tender in terms of: B2) criteria as stated in contract documents.
IV.3) ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION
IV.3.1) Reference number attributed to the file by the contracting authority PPAD 9/120/37 - to be quoted in ALL communications.
IV.3.2) Conditions for obtaining contract document and additional documents
Obtainable until
Price (where applicable)
Currency
Terms and method of payment
IV.3.3) Requests to participate
Date 07/05/2003
Days from dispatch of notice
Time (when applicable) 16:00
IV.3.4) Dispatch of invitations to tender to selected candidates (In restricted and negotiated procedure)(Estimated Date) 01/06/2003
IV.3.5) Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up English
Other(s) - third country

SECTION VI: OTHER INFORMATION

VI.1) IS THIS NOTICE A NON-MANDATORY ONE? No
VI.2) IF APPLICABLE, INDICATE WHETHER THIS PROCUREMENT IS A RECURRENT ONE AND THE ESTIMATED TIMING FOR FURTHER NOTICES TO BE PUBLISHED
VI.3) DOES THE CONTRACT RELATE TO A PROJECT / PROGRAMME FINANCED BY EU FUNDS? No
If yes, indicate the project / programme and any useful reference
VI.4) ADDITIONAL INFORMATION (if applicable) Tenders are to be priced in Sterling and payment will only be made in Sterling. Time limit for completion or duration of the contract, for starting or delivering supplies :3 years. Qualifications :2 copies, plus an electronic copy, of the following information must be forwarded with the application (unless the applicant has recently supplied the information) if the applicant is to be considered as a potential tenderer: * whether any of the circumstances described in Article 29 (a - g) of Directive 92/50/EEC (Regulation 14 of UK SI 1993No.3228) including, but not limited to, environmental issues, apply; * applicants full name, business, address and telephone number; * a key contact name (and status), telephone and fax number, and e-mail address; * details of the principal services provided in the last three years in connection with the services or any other experience considered relevant; * details of relevant experience of members of staff; * length of time trading; * VAT registration number (if applicable); * i) The most recent audited accounts that cover the last two years of trading, or for the period that is available if trading for less than two years. (ii) A statement of the organisation's turnover, Profit & Loss and cash flow position for the most recent full year of trading (or part year if full year not applicable) and an end period balance sheet, where this information is not available in an audited form at (i). (iii) Where (ii) cannot be provided, a statement of the organisation's cash flow forecast for the current year and a bank letter outlining the current cash and credit facility position. (iv) If applicable, the above financial information (i to iii) must also be provided in respect of the organisation's ultimate parent company. * details of relevant experience of members of staff; * details of how the applicant demonstrates capability to meet the description of services described in (2) above; * details of recent projects of a similar nature / complexity with which the applicant has been involved, including information on the evolution of solutions offered and used; * details of other relevant technical experience; * a demonstratble track record in the provision of systems of public transport ticketing systems and associated activities; * any other information the tenderer feels might be useful to those assessing their potential. GO Reference: GO 03032606/01
VI.5) DATE OF DISPATCH OF THIS NOTICE 26/03/2003


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