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The University wishes to tender for the provision of a Leasing Service. The lease agreement will be restricted to IT equipment obtained via a tender process run by the University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
University of Wales Trinity Saint David
Carmarthen Campus
Carmarthen
SA31 3EP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1267676767
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKL18

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.tsd.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0343

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://www.sell2wales.gov.wales
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Education

Section II: Object

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

Leasing Service.

Reference number: UWTSD 1617/44
II.1.2)Main CPV code
66000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Supplies
II.1.4)Short description:

The University wishes to tender for the provision of a Leasing Service. The lease agreement will be restricted to IT equipment obtained via a tender process run by the University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 975 000.00 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)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKL14
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The University wishes to tender for the provision of a Leasing Service. The lease agreement will be restricted to IT equipment obtained via a tender process run by the University of Wales Trinity Saint David.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
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:

Additional equipment.

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
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
Accelerated procedure
Justification:

The University wishes to request an Urgent, Open procedure for it's tender process to obtain quotes for a leasing agreement to undertake a major overhaul of existing end user IT Hardware. The University's request for an urgent process is for the ability to be in a position to order the Equipment during the summer break to ensure that we are in the best position possible to replace existing equipment for start of new academic year. The summer within a HE institution is an ideal opportunity for major IT projects with students and staff on their summer breaks, if this process is delayed beyond the summer then it could have a negative effect on Student experience for the 2017/18 academic year, which starts in September.

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: 14/07/2017
Local time: 10:00
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
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 14/07/2017
Local time: 10:30

Section VI: Complementary information

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

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=68384.

Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority's economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:

UWTSD is committed to promoting Sustainable Development through its policies, strategies and services, thus achieving best value for money in the widest sense. The aim is to build stronger communities, reduce social exclusion and poverty and encourage the development of the economy.

In delivering this project, we will be pursuing Community Benefits to contribute to the social, economic and environmental well-being of the wider community.

As part of the submission, Service Provider shall outline their approach to how their proposal shall improve the economic, social and environmental well - being of the Campuses, its staff and students. This should outline how the proposal fits with Welsh Government's Sustainable Procurement objectives.

(WA Ref:68384).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
University of Wales Trinity Saint David
Carmarthen Campus
Carmarthen
SA31 3EP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1267676767

Internet address:http://www.tsd.ac.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
29/06/2017