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Provision of ICT Service and Support for Dounreay Site

This PQQ has been issued by Dounreay Site Restoration Limited (DSRL) in connection with a competitive procurement for the provision of Information Technology (IT) Managed Services, conducted in accordance with the Negotiated Procedure. DSRL requires a suitably qualified and experienced organisation to deliver IT Managed Services. This PQQ sets out the information which is required by DSRL in order to assess the suitability of organisations in terms of their technical knowledge and experience; capability and capacity; organisational and financial standing, to meet the requirements. There are three options which DSRL are considering: • Contract Term- 5 years+1+1, no transformation projects (plus transition); • Contract Term-5 years+1+1, transformation projects included (plus transition); and • Contract Term- 7years+1+1, no transformation projects (plus transition). To allow for transition, this Contract will be awarded on the 01 March 2018, with a 6 month transition period and a go-live date of 1st October 2018. The Negotiated Procedure with prior call for competition is a multi-stage process. This Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ) is the first stage of the procurement process. Responses to the PQQ will be assessed by DSRL to determine a short-list of organisations to be invited to tender using an agreed selection criteria. Selection criteria and their relative weighting are available through CTM. The PQQ process will involve the consideration by DSRL of the capability and capacity of the organisations expressing interest in the procurement by submitting responses to the prequalification questionnaire. The questionnaire is available through CTM. The shortlist of organisations will be invited to tender through the issue of an ITT (Invitation to Tender). Tenders submitted will be assessed against an agreed award criteria to determine the Most Economically Advantageous Tender. Details of the Award Criteria and how these will be evaluated will be made available to those successful in reaching the short list and will be published as part of the Invitation to Tender (a draft copy is available though CTM). The Negotiated Process will be a multi-stage process and it is anticipated that there will be two rounds of negotiation before Best and Final Offer (BAFO) submissions are requested.


Louise Gunn
Dounreay, Building D2003
Thurso, Caithness
KW14 7TZ
+44 1847802487

Contract value: 32500000

Published: 12 Jun 2017, Receipt by: 14 Jul 2017