North East and London CSU - South

NELCSU - 17/18 Kent - Kent and Medway Printer and endpoints upgrade Project

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3 SME, 0 large
Important dates
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Published Friday 9 February 2018
Deadline for asking questions Friday 16 February 2018 at 11:59pm GMT
Closing date for applications Friday 23 February 2018 at 11:59pm GMT

Overview

Overview
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Summary of the work Summary of the work Deliver Printer/PC Project and GPIT /Design Projects
Latest start date Thursday 1 March 2018
Expected contract length
Location South East England
Organisation the work is for North East and London CSU - South
Budget range up to 975K - inclusive of VAT - Capped

About the work

About the work
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Why the work is being done There is a requirement to undertake GP Practice upgrades on Printers and PC’s and to undertake further consultancy work for a wider program of works
Problem to be solved A team is required to undertake Printer/MFD installations/upgrade and some PC installations.
A Programme consultant is also required for a wider GPIT Design Project
Who the users are and what they need to do The team will be responsible to the Program Design and to deliver the Printer/ MFD upgrades and some related PC upgrades project which is part of a wider Capital program of works
Early market engagement Some Hardware Procurement is already in progress
Any work that’s already been done Printer Design and Model already approved and agreed
Existing team The successful supplier will need to engage with the:
NELCSU WiFi Project Manager
NELCSU Programme Manager
NELCSU Network Engineers
GP Practice Staff
Current phase Live

Work setup

Work setup
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Address where the work will take place The Team will be based at Kent House, Ashford, Kent TN23 1PP
All field engineers must have own reliable vehicle as work is field based across in Kent and Medway
Working arrangements All field engineers must have own reliable vehicle as will be required to work at GP Practices across the Kent and Medway area
Security clearance

Additional information

Additional information
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Additional terms and conditions Travel between sites will be paid at standard NHS rates

Skills and experience

Buyers will use the essential and nice-to-have skills and experience to help them evaluate suppliers’ technical competence.

Skills and experience
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Essential skills and experience
  • Current experience of working within the NELCSU - Kent and Medway area
  • Engineer with previous NHS GPIT experience
  • Excellent Customer Service skills and a calm and professional approach
Nice-to-have skills and experience Engineers employed within NELCSU Kent and Medway within the last 2 years

How suppliers will be evaluated

How suppliers will be evaluated
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How many suppliers to evaluate 3
Proposal criteria
  • Technical solution
  • Approach and methodology
  • Value for money
  • Team Structure
Cultural fit criteria
  • Be transparent and collaborative when making decisions
  • Share knowledge and experience with other team members
  • Take responsibility for their work
Payment approach Capped time and materials
Assessment methods Written proposal
Evaluation weighting

Technical competence

40%

Cultural fit

20%

Price

40%

Questions asked by suppliers

Questions asked by suppliers
Supplier question Buyer answer
1. You have stated that: Current experience of working within the NELCSU - Kent and Medway area as essential skills and experience. Can the authority explain how a supplier can bid if they do not have current experience with NEL CSU in the Kent and Medway area? This requirement would suggest that only an incumbent supplier to NEL CSU can bid for this work? This has been entered incorrectly - All suppliers can bid, however Kent and Medway experience is preferred.
2. Current experience of working within the NELCSU - Kent and Medway area" Does this mean only current suppliers are allowed to bid? No this is an error . All suppliers can bid however Kent and Medway experience is preferred
3. Could we please get more specifics on the Programme consultant that is also required for a wider GPIT Design Project please The Programme Consultant will be responsible for designing & scoping of a wider GPIT program in the Kent and Medway which is yet to be defined
4. What is the expected project length? The Printer/PC project is expected to finish by 29/04/18.
The Consultancy role is expected for approx 6 months