Tender description

The UK MOD's Defence Equipment and Support (DE&S) is notifying the market of a procurement to appoint a finance support partner.



Procedure

Date
2020-07-03
Type of contest
Restricted
Local time
17:00
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
YES
Notice number in the OJ S
2020/S 026-060261
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement
No
Languages in which projects or requests to participate may be drawn up
EN

Complementary information

This is a recurrent procurement
No
Date of dispatch of this notice
2020-05-19
Review body

Ministry of Defence, Agencies/Misc, Other

MOD Abbey Wood

Bristol

BS34 8JH

Electronic payment will be used
YES
Additional information

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.The authority reserves the right to amend any condition related to security of information to reflect any changes in national law or government policy. If any contract documents are accompanied by instructions on safeguarding classified information (e.g. a security aspects letter), the authority reserves the right to amend the terms of these instructions to reflect any changes in national law or government policy, whether in respect of the applicable protective marking scheme, specific protective markings given, the aspects to which any protective marking applies, or otherwise. The link below to the Gov.uk website provides information on the Government Security Classification.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-security-classifications

Advertising Regime OJEU: this contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU), the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk

Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity.

The information and/or documents for this opportunity are available on https://www.contracts.mod.uk/delta. You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the homepage.

Suppliers must log in, go to your response manager and add the following access code: JQ5VU6TCK4. Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.

The deadline for submitting your response(s) is 3 July 2020 17.00. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents.

If you experience any difficulties please refer to the online Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's) or the User Guides or contact the MOD DCO Helpdesk by emailing - [email protected] or call 0800 282 324. Go reference: GO-2020519-DCB-16588625

Main CPV code 79210000

Bidding information

Bidding deadline

3 Jul 2020

36 days remaining

Total estimated value

GBP 15.0 million

Locations

United Kingdom, Bristol

LOTS ASSOCIATED WITH THIS TENDER

Value

GBP 15.0 million

DE&S is seeking to place a contract that should enable direct resource support from appropriately qualified and experienced individuals to cover specific assignments, and for task-based activities with clearly defined deliverables in a fixed time period.

The range of services to be provided includes:

— financial accounting — transaction analysis and processing,

— accounting treatment advice and analysis – of extant contracts and planned,

— management accounts reporting,

— inventory accounting,

— annual accounts and reports,

— audit and compliance services – internal control and compliance (ISO9001),

— forensic accounting,

— systems accounting advice and support.

This arrangement will exclude project cost modelling and support to P3M Earned Value Management (EVM) related activities which are already provided for in other DE&S delivery partner contracts.

Envisaged minimum number

3

Description of options

This procurement will meet the requirements for DE&S for an initial 24 months, with two 12-month options (24 + 1 2+ 12).

Maximum number

10

Main site or place of performance

Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area

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