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Title: Safety Assurance System
Published by: Northern Gas Networks
Publication Date: 20/11/2020
Deadline Date:
Deadline Time:
Notice Type: VEAT
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract:

Control Hub is NGN's current system for DSP contract assurance, used both by NGN and Supplier to ensure visibility on plant/equipment/vehicles and personnel qualifications/STC/training records. This system also feeds in to NGN Occupational Health Surveillance programme. NGN issue work through the system via Control Hub, project designs and all utility plans, customer information including vulnerable customer details. P&R workload is requested via Control Hub and service record cards and all reinstatement measures are also recorded on Control Hub by contractor engineers.

NGN intend to extend the agreement with Control Hub for a minimum of 2 years until a solution is developed encompassing all assurance activities required by the DSP framework contract and work allocation to suppliers and NGN cannot risk operational delivery on the Repex programme and contract assurance whilst an S4 solution is being developed. NGN are unable to go out to market for this requirement as no other companies can undertake the scope of requirements as this software has been developed specifically to meet NGN's needs.

Voluntary ex ante transparency notice

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Northern Gas Networks

Northern Gas Operations Ltd 1100 Century Way

Leeds

LS15 8TU

UK

Contact person: Rebecca Rowley

E-mail: rrowley@northerngas.co.uk

NUTS: UKE42

Internet address(es)

Main address: https://www.northerngasnetworks.co.uk/

I.6) Main activity

Production, transport and distribution of gas and heat

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Safety Assurance System

II.1.2) Main CPV code

72200000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Control Hub is NGN's current system for DSP contract assurance, used both by NGN and supplier to ensure visibility on plant/equipment/vehicles and personnel qualifications/STC/training records. NGN intend to extend the agreement with Control Hub for a minimum of 2 years until a solution is developed in house encompassing all assurance activities required by the DSP framework contract and work allocation to suppliers.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement

Value excluding VAT: 400 900.00 GBP

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKE42

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Control Hub is NGN's current system for DSP contract assurance, used both by NGN and Supplier to ensure visibility on plant/equipment/vehicles and personnel qualifications/STC/training records. This system also feeds in to NGN Occupational Health Surveillance programme. NGN issue work through the system via Control Hub, project designs and all utility plans, customer information including vulnerable customer details. P&R workload is requested via Control Hub and service record cards and all reinstatement measures are also recorded on Control Hub by contractor engineers.

NGN intend to extend the agreement with Control Hub for a minimum of 2 years until a solution is developed encompassing all assurance activities required by the DSP framework contract and work allocation to suppliers and NGN cannot risk operational delivery on the Repex programme and contract assurance whilst an S4 solution is being developed. NGN are unable to go out to market for this requirement as no other companies can undertake the scope of requirements as this software has been developed specifically to meet NGN's needs.

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 call for competition

Justification for selected award procedure:

The works, supplies or services can be provided only by a particular economic operator for the following reason: absence of competition for technical reasons

Explanation:

Northern Gas Networks (NGN) intend to renew their agreement with Control Hub for a 2-year period. NGN cannot risk operational delivery and requires contract assurance whilst an S4 solution is being developed in house. No other companies are able to undertake the scope of requirements as this software has been developed specifically to meet NGN's needs. Extending provides NGN with security and supply of this critical system, to ensure visibility on plant/equipment/vehicles and personnel qualifications/STC/training records, Occ Health surveillance and the issuing of work throughout many departments.

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No

Section V: Award of contract/concession

V.2 Award of contract/concession

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

01/11/2020

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

Ctrl Hub Ltd

Gateshead

UK

NUTS: UKC2

The contractor is an SME: Yes

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot/concession (excluding VAT)

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot/concession: 400 900.00 GBP

Total value of the contract/lot/concession: 400 900.00 GBP

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

Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot/concession: 400 900.00 GBP

Total value of the concession/lot: 400 900.00 GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Northern Gas Networks

Leeds

UK

VI.4.3) Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

This notice will be issued to the market for 10 days.

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

16/11/2020


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Main Contact: rrowley@northerngas.co.uk
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IDTitleParent Category
72200000Software programming and consultancy servicesIT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support

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