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Specialised services for implementation of change programme.

Voluntary ex ante transparency notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority/entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Scottish Qualifications Authority
Lowden, 24 Wester Shawfair, Dalkeith
Midlothian
EH22 1FD
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 03452136720
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKM23

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.sqa.org.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00386

I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Other type: non departmental public body
I.5)Main activity
Education

Section II: Object

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

Information Technology Requirements Review Services.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
72223000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Specialised services for implementation of change programme.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 208 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM34
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Specialised services to implement a full change programme with various expertise and requirements.

II.2.5)Award criteria
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
II.2.14)Additional information

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Award of a contract without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union in the cases listed below
  • The procurement falls outside the scope of application of the directive
Explanation:

When tendered for this requirement did not exceed the threshold, due to changes this requirement now exceeds the threshold. The requirement is currently being advertised however this notice is to ensure the compliance of the existing contract which will be superseded with the new requirement.

IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
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

Section V: Award of contract/concession

Contract No: SQA2032
V.2)Award of contract/concession
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract/concession award decision:
13/09/2016
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/concessionaire
Allegis Group
14 Links Place
Edinburgh
EH6 7EZ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 07515588578
NUTS code: UKM34
The contractor/concessionaire will be an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot/concession (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot/concession: 208 000.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot/concession: 208 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

SQA awarded a contract (sub EU) for support with the change programme. Due to changes in the specification and delays to the programmes the requirement has now exceeded the threshold. SQA is in the process of advertising the requirement. This notice is to inform the contract will be replaced with a new contract/framework but to ensure continuity to the business this contract will continue until the award of the new contract with an overall estimated spend of 208 000 GBP.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=485142.

(SC Ref:485142).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Scottish Qualifications Authority
Lowden, 24 Wester Shawfair, Dalkeith
Midlothian
EH22 1FD
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 03452136720

Internet address:http://www.sqa.org.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:
27/02/2017