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Fife Council is responsible for the administration of the Local Government Pension Scheme on behalf of 5 scheduled and 24 admitted bodies. The Fund has 16,247 active members, 10,246 deferred members and 11 989 pensioners. The market ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Fife Council
Fife House, North Street
Glenrothes
KY7 5LT
United Kingdom
Contact person: Sheila Gray
Telephone: +44 3451550000
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKM72

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00187

I.2)Joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

10001 Provision of Actuarial Services.

Reference number: 10001
II.1.2)Main CPV code
66519600
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Fife Council is responsible for the administration of the Local Government Pension Scheme on behalf of 5 scheduled and 24 admitted bodies. The Fund has 16,247 active members, 10,246 deferred members and 11 989 pensioners.

The market value of the Fund as at 23.3.2017 was 2 242 565 GBP .

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: 300 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
66519600
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM72
Main site or place of performance:

Fife.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Fife Council is responsible for the administration of the Local Government Pension Scheme on behalf of 5 scheduled and 24 admitted bodies. The Fund has 16,247 active members, 10,246 deferred members and 11 989 pensioners.

The market value of the Fund as at 23.3.2017 was GBP 2 242 565 GBP. The next actuarial valuation is due as at 31.3.2017.

There are currently national discussions around Pension Fund Shared Services, therefore this tender will be issued for one year with option of up to three further extension periods of up to one year to ensure that Fife Council Pension Fund is covered by a contract but is not tied in for a long period should amalgamation be progressed.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Method Statement / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Understanding of requirement / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion - Name: Turnaround time for provision of report / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion - Name: Presentation to back up tender / Weighting: 5
Quality criterion - Name: Community Benefits / Weighting: 5
Price - Weighting: 50
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
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 081-156521
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 10001
A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
20/07/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 3
Number of tenders received from SMEs: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0
Number of tenders received by electronic means: 3
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Hymans Robertson LLP
20 Waterloo Street
Glasgow
G2 6DB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1415667777
Fax: +44 1415667788
NUTS code: UK
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 374 412.00 GBP
Total value of the contract/lot: 300 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

Award Criteria questions can be found in the ITT together with the weightings.

Award scoring methodology will be the following:

0 - Unacceptable. Nil or inadequate response. Fails to demonstrate an ability to meet the requirement.

1 - Poor. Response is partially relevant but generally poor. The response addresses some elements of the requirement but contains

insufficient/limited detail or explanation to demonstrate how the requirement will be fulfilled.

2- Acceptable. Response is relevant and acceptable. The response addresses a broad understanding of the requirement but may lack details

on how the requirement will be fulfilled in certain areas.

3 - Good. Response is relevant and good. The response is sufficiently detailed to demonstrate a good understanding and provides details on

how the requirements will be fulfilled.

4 - Excellent. Response is completely relevant and excellent overall. The response is comprehensive, unambiguous and demonstrates a

thorough understanding of the requirement and provides details of how the requirement will be met in full.

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=452191

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see:

http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

(SC Ref:505761).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Fife Council
Fife House, North Street
Glenrothes
KY7 5LT
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3451550000

Internet address:http://www.fifedirect.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:
31/07/2017