The Supply Of Technical Support And Advice In Respect Of The Safe (Standard Authentication Framework Environment) Programme

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Department of Social Protection
N/A
Carrick-on-Shannon SWSO
Leitrim
IE
Ireland
Contact person: Michelle O'Donnell
Telephone: +353 719672684
E-mail: michelle.odonnell@welfare.ie
NUTS code: IE

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.welfare.ie

Address of the buyer profile: https://irl.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/349

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=123349&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://irl.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=123349&B=ETENDERS_SIMPLE
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted 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
Social protection

Section II: Object

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

The supply of Technical Support and Advice in respect of the SAFE (Standard Authentication Framework Environment) Programme

Reference number: 128478
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71621000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

This public procurement competition (“Competition”) relates to the provision of independent expertise, advice, and support in the area of the electronic card and chip technology to support work being undertaken under its SAFE Programme Project.

This expertise and advice are required at both the detailed technical level and the strategic level. Guaranteed access to expert and experienced technical advice is required.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 210 000.00 EUR
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)
71600000
72224000
72246000
72266000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: IE
Main site or place of performance:

Dublin/Carrick-on-Shannon.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This public procurement competition (“Competition”) relates to the provision of independent expertise, advice, and support in the area of the electronic card and chip technology to support work being undertaken under its SAFE Programme Project.

This expertise and advice are required at both the detailed technical level and the strategic level. Guaranteed access to expert and experienced technical advice is required.

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
Value excluding VAT: 210 000.00 EUR
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Contracting Authority reserves the right to extend the Term for a period or periods of up to one year with a maximum of two such extension or extensions on the same terms and conditions, subject to the Contracting Authority’s obligations at law.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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

Estimated value is best estimate at the time of tender and may change during the course of the contract with extensions etc.

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.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
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: no
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: 05/02/2018
Local time: 12:00
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: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 05/02/2018
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Online Tender Box.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Online Tender Box Opening Procedure.

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
High Court
Four Courts, Inns Quay
Dublin 7
Ireland
Telephone: +353 18886000
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:
03/01/2018