HMRC: UK-Salford Forensic Analysis Services Digital and Telecommunications

  HMRC has published this notice through Delta eSourcing

Notice Summary
Title: UK-Salford Forensic Analysis Services Digital and Telecommunications
Notice type: Prior Information Notice
Authority: HMRC
Nature of contract: Services
Procedure: Not applicable
Short Description:
Published: 10/06/2019 16:36

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UK-Salford: Technical testing, analysis and consultancy services.


Preliminary Questions
   This notice is for prior information only: No
   This notice aims at reducing time-limits for receipt of tenders: Yes
   This notice is a call for competition: No
         
Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name and addresses:
       HMRC
       5th Floor West Ralli Quays, Salford, M60 9LA, United Kingdom
       Email: mansib.hussain@hmrc.gov.uk
       Contact: Mansib Hussain
       Main Address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/hm-revenue-customs
       NUTS Code: UK
      Specifications and additional documents: As Above
I.2) Joint procurement:
   The contract involves joint procurement: No.
   The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No .

I.3) Communication          
   Further information can be obtained from: the above mentioned address    
   Tenders or requests to participate must be sent: 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:    
   Other activity: Direct and indirect tax collection

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement
   II.1.1) Title: UK-Salford Forensic Analysis Services Digital and Telecommunications          
         Reference number:          
   II.1.2) Common Procurement Vocabulary:       
      71600000 - Technical testing, analysis and consultancy services.
   II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
   II.1.4) Short description:
   HMRC are providing early notification of a requirement to provide forensic science analytical services that will support investigations in all operational areas by providing expert testing/examination and reporting on a variety of exhibits. This tender will be for Digital and Telecommunications analysis
Essential requirement: potential providers must possess BSEN ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 certification, or equivalent, bu UKAS or a comparable body.
HMRC's current approach to this contract would be a 1 year contract, with two 1 year optional extensions following that for a potential total of 3 years.
Please note that HMRC will reserve the right to purchase on behalf of other contracting authorities
Range between £1,500,000 - £1,800,000          
   II.1.5) Estimated total value:       
      Value excluding VAT (give figures only) : 1,800,000 - GBP
   II.1.6) Information about lots:
      This contract is divided into lots: No          
      Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: Not Provided       
      The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots: Not Provided

II.2) Lot Description          
   II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):       
      71620000 - Analysis services.          
      71900000 - Laboratory services.          
      71610000 - Composition and purity testing and analysis services.          
      71621000 - Technical analysis or consultancy services.       
   II.2.3) Place of performance:       
      Region Codes:               
         UK - UNITED KINGDOM    
   II.2.4) Description of the procurement:       
      HMRC has a necessity for the forensic examination and analysis of both telecommunications equipment (inclusive of but not exclusive to mobile phones, fax machines, PDA’s, GPS units etc) and computer equipment (inclusive of but not exclusive of hard drives, discs, CCTV units, Games consoles, iOS (Apple) devices including iPod/iPad, thumb drives, digital camera, CD-roms etc) seized during investigations. HMRC also require potential providers to attend the scene of the seizure to provide advice and support along with a provision of a weekly transportation service.
The Quality/Cost split is 70/30 but this is indicative and may be subject to change.
   II.2.5) Award Criteria :      
      Criteria below
      Quality criterion - Name: Criterion 1 / Weighting: 70
            
      Cost criterion - Name: Criterion 1 / Weighting: 30
               
   II.2.6) Estimate value
      Value excluding VAT (give figures only) : 1,800,000 - GBP       
   II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system          
      Not Provided          
      This contract is subject to renewal : Not Provided    
   II.2.10) Information about variants             
      Not Provided    
   II.2.11) Information about options             
      Not Provided    
   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          
      HMRC intends to hold a Supplier Day to outline their requirements. If you are interested in attending, please see VI.3
Responses on HMRC's eSourcing Portal SAP Ariba must be submitted by Friday 28th June    


II.3) Estimated Date of publication       
   15/07/2019            
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
      List and brief description of conditions:          
         Not Provided       
   III.1.2) Economic and financial standing       
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
         Not Provided    
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :          
         Not Provided    
   III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
         Not Provided      
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :          
         Not Provided                  

III.2) Conditions related to the contract    
   III.2.2) Contract performance conditions          
      Not Provided    
      
Section IV: Procedure   

IV.1) Description                
   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system             
         The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement - Not Provided
         In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:                
            Not Provided    
   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
         An electronic auction will be used - NO              
   IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA )
         The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA) - YES
IV.2) Administrative information                    
   IV.2.5) Scheduled date for start of award procedures: Not Provided    

Section VI: Complementary Information       
VI.2) Information about electronic workflows                
    Electronic ordering will be used                
    Electronic invoicing will be accepted                
    Electronic payment will be used    
VI.3) Additional Information:       
   Please note that suppliers will need to register on the HMRC SAP Ariba e-Sourcing portal in order to express an interest in attending a Supplier Day and to submit responses to an invitation to tender. Guidance on how to register can be found at:
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/528355/SAP_Ariba_Sourcing_Professional_Supplier_s_Guide_-_June_2016.pdf
Once you have registered, please confirm by emailing mansib.hussain@hmrc.gov.uk
Details of the Supplier Day are to be confirmed, HMRC will be in touch to arrange a time slot.
To view this notice, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=405104274
GO-2019610-PRO-14980007 TKR-2019610-PRO-14980006        
         
VI.4) Procedures For Appeal
   VI.4.1) Body responsible for appeal procedures:
      
             HMRC
       5W Ralli Quays, Salford, M60 9LA, United Kingdom
       Email: mansib.hussain@hmrc.gov.uk    
   VI.4.3) Review procedure
      Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:                
         Not Provided       

VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 10/06/2019

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UK-Salford: Technical testing, analysis and consultancy services.

Section I: Contracting authority/entity (as stated in the original notice)

I.1) Name and addresses
       HMRC
       5th Floor West Ralli Quays, Salford, M60 9LA, United Kingdom
       Email: mansib.hussain@hmrc.gov.uk
       Contact: Mansib Hussain
       Main Address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/hm-revenue-customs
       NUTS Code: UK

Section II: Object (as stated in the original notice)

II.1) Scope of the procurement
   
   II.1.1) Title: UK-Salford Forensic Analysis Services Digital and Telecommunications      Reference number: Not Provided      
   II.1.2) Main CPV code:
      71600000 - Technical testing, analysis and consultancy services.
   
   II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES   
   II.1.4) Short Description: HMRC are providing early notification of a requirement to provide forensic science analytical services that will support investigations in all operational areas by providing expert testing/examination and reporting on a variety of exhibits. This tender will be for Digital and Telecommunications analysis
Essential requirement: potential providers must possess BSEN ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 certification, or equivalent, bu UKAS or a comparable body.
HMRC's current approach to this contract would be a 1 year contract, with two 1 year optional extensions following that for a potential total of 3 years.
Please note that HMRC will reserve the right to purchase on behalf of other contracting authorities
Range between £1,500,000 - £1,800,000

Section VI: Complementary information

V1.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 20/06/2019

VI.6) Original notice reference:

   Notice Reference:    2019 - 231379   
   Notice number in OJ S: Not Provided
   Date of dispatch of the original notice: 10/06/2019

Section VII: Changes

VII.1) Information to be changed or added

      VII.1.1) Reason for change: Modification of original information submitted by the contracting authority    
      
      VII.1.2) Text to be corrected in original notice No: 1
                  
         Section Number: II.1.4          
         Lot No: Not provided          
         Place of text to be modified: Additional accreditation requirement          
         Instead of: HMRC are providing early notification of a requirement to provide forensic science analytical services that will support investigations in all operational areas by providing expert testing/examination and reporting on a variety of exhibits. This tender will be for Digital and Telecommunications analysis
Essential requirement: potential providers must possess BSEN ISO 9001 and ISO 27001 certification, or equivalent, bu UKAS or a comparable body.
HMRC's current approach to this contract would be a 1 year contract, with two 1 year optional extensions following that for a potential total of 3 years.
Please note that HMRC will reserve the right to purchase on behalf of other contracting authorities
Range between £1,500,000 - £1,800,000          
         Read: HMRC are providing early notification of a requirement to provide forensic science analytical services that will support investigations in all operational areas by providing expert testing/examination and reporting on a variety of exhibits. This tender will be for Digital and Telecommunications analysis
Essential requirement: potential providers must possess BSEN ISO 9001, ISO 27001, ISO 17025 & the Forensic Science Regulator’s Codes of Practice and Conduct certification, or equivalent, by UKAS or a comparable body.
HMRC's current approach to this contract would be a 1 year contract, with two 1 year optional extensions following that for a potential total of 3 years.
Please note that HMRC will reserve the right to purchase on behalf of other contracting authorities
Range between £1,500,000 - £1,800,000
                                    
   
VII.2) Other additional information: Please note that suppliers will need to register on the HMRC SAP Ariba e-Sourcing portal in order to express an interest in attending a Supplier Day and to submit responses to an invitation to tender. Guidance on how to register can be found at:
https://www.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/528355/SAP_Ariba_Sourcing_Professional_Supplier_s_Guide_-_June_2016.pdf
Once you have registered, please confirm by emailing mansib.hussain@hmrc.gov.uk
Details of the Supplier Day are to be confirmed, HMRC will be in touch to arrange a time slot.
To view this notice, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=408359722


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