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Title: ID 5135832 - DAC 99/23 DfE - Invest NI – Support and Maintenance of a People Management Solution
OCID: ocds-h6vhtk-041e21
Published by: DfE - Invest NI
Authority ID: AA84950
Publication Date: 01/12/2023
Deadline Date:
Deadline Time:
Notice Type: VEAT
Has Documents: No
Has SPD: No
Abstract:

Invest NI require continued support and maintenance of their current People Management solution to e to facilitate the storage and management of business-critical information and provide business continuity. This Direct Award Contract (DAC) will be for a period of 3 years.

Voluntary ex ante transparency notice

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1) Name and addresses

DfE - Invest NI

Bedford Square, Bedford Street

BELFAST

BT2 7ES

UK

E-mail: SSDadmin.CPD@finance-ni.gov.uk

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

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

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

I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

ID 5135832 - DAC 99/23 DfE - Invest NI – Support and Maintenance of a People Management Solution

Reference number: ID 5135832 - DAC 99/23

II.1.2) Main CPV code

79211110

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Invest NI require continued support and maintenance of their current People Management solution to e to facilitate the storage and management of business-critical information and provide business continuity. This Direct Award Contract (DAC) will be for a period of 3 years.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement

Value excluding VAT: 175 412.28  GBP

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79631000

48450000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKN

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Invest NI require continued support and maintenance of their current People Management solution to e to facilitate the storage and management of business-critical information and provide business continuity. This Direct Award Contract (DAC) will be for a period of 3 years.

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Negotiated procedure without prior publication

Justification for selected award procedure:

The works, supplies or services can be provided only by a particular economic operator for the following reason: protection of exclusive rights, including intellectual property rights

Explanation:

Invest NI require continued support and maintenance of their current People Management solution to e to facilitate the storage and management of business-critical information and provide business continuity. This Direct Award Contract (DAC) will be for a period of 3 years.

The Supplier owns the IPR of the current system and are the only company who can provide support for the system, therefore it is not possible for another contractor to provide this support service. In accordance with Public Contracts Regulations 2015 Regulations there is derogation to award the contract to a single supplier where the service can only be supplied by a particular supplier where competition is absent for technical reasons (reg 32(2)(b)(ii)) and for reasons connected with the protection of exclusive rights, including intellectual property rights (reg 32(2)(b)(iii)).

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

Section V: Award of contract/concession

V.2 Award of contract/concession

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract/concession

30/11/2023

V.2.2) Information about tenders

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

MHR International UK Limited

Ruddington Hall

Nottingham

NG11 6LL

UK

E-mail: marketing@midlandhr.com

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

URL: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

The contractor is an SME: No

V.2.4) Information on value of the concession and main financing terms (excluding VAT)

Total value of the concession/lot: 175 412.28  GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

The UK does not have any such bodies with responsibility for appeal/mediation procedures. Instead; any challenges are dealt with by the High Court, Commercial Division, to which proceedings may be issued regarding alleged breaches of the PCR 2015 as amended

Belfast

UK

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

CPD will comply with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as amended) and, where appropriate, will incorporate a standstill period (i.e. a minimum of 10 calendar days) at the point information on the award of contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. This provides time for the unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

30/11/2023


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Main Contact: SSDadmin.CPD@finance-ni.gov.uk
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Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
79211110Payroll management servicesAccounting services
79631000Personnel and payroll servicesPersonnel services except placement and supply services
48450000Time accounting or human resources software packageBusiness transaction and personal business software package

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100UK - All

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