UK-Buckinghamshire: Computer network services.

UK-Buckinghamshire: Computer network services.

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
Beeches Learning and Development Trust
Burnham Grammar School, Hogfair Lane, Burnham, Buckinghamshire, SL1 7HG, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 1276673880, Email:
Main Address:

I.2) Joint procurement:
The contract involves joint procurement: No
In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not Provided
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No

I.4)Type of the contracting authority:
Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity:

Section II: Object Of The Contract

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title: Beeches Learning and Development Trust ~ IT & Network Services Tender
Reference number: Not Provided

II.1.2) Main CPV code:
72700000 - Computer network services.

II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

II.1.4) Short description: The successful Supplier will be required to provide IT & Network services for Beeches Learning & Development Trust. The Beeches Learning and Development Trust (BLDT) is a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) in which Burnham Grammar is the lead and sponsor school. The MAT is a single legal entity and is the employer and holder of land titles and the trust board is accountable for all academies in the group, and made up of trustees, the majority of whom are current Burnham Grammar School governors.

II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value: 482,552


II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
Not Provided

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code:
UKJ1 - Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire

Main site or place of performance:
Berkshire, Buckinghamshire and Oxfordshire

II.2.4) Description of the procurement: Beeches Learning & Development Trust may grow further, with a number of additional schools becoming part of the Trust during this contract period. The provision of IT & Network services at these schools, if they have joined the Trust, or ended their current IT & Network Services contract, will fall under the scope of this contract. The successful Supplier will be expected to provide this service at these additional schools using the same costing model applied to the successful tender submission. The duration of contract for these schools will not be increased and they will join the contract for the remaining contract period that exists at the point of entry into the contract. The Trust is looking for an IT service partner that can not only manage and support the Trust’s IT network, both currently and in the future, but that also add value through proactive recommendations and enhancements that will support Beeches Learning & Development Trust’s strategy and growth. The aim is to support and enhance the current IT provision in schools, both for academic and administrative purposes. Proven expertise in the proactive development of IT Systems in an Educational Environment is essential. The selected service provider shall be: •Fully conversant with the latest and evolving legislation regarding the provision of IT & Network Services in a Secondary and Primary School environment •Required to evidence their Quality Assurance and Security Systems •Required to evidence their proposed Key Performance Indicator measures for the contract •Required to present performance reporting and systems development recommendations to Trustees on a weekly/monthly basis •Qualified to provide advice and support School IT & Network Services Hardware & Software Procurement activities •Required to ensure through monitoring and visible measures the accountability and performance of onsite technicians •Required to evidence a proactive approach towards Cybersecurity and Proactive Network protection •Required to provide IT support for students sitting exams The contract will provide onsite support, including maintenance, via the on-site technician/s located in school 5 days a week 52 weeks of the year. The successful contractor will be expected to provide and manage the service against an agreed Strategic Development Plan, ensuring the ongoing improvement of the Trust’s IT capability. Comprehensive off-site system support is required 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, and 365 days a year. Maintenance and System Development activities shall be undertaken out with the 190 academic term-time days to minimise any disruption to pupil education and teaching activities. Please see SQ Document for further information.

II.2.5) Award criteria:
Not Provided

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: Not Provided

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Restricted

IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: No
A dynamic purchasing system was set up: No

IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: No

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 OJEU: 2022/S 000-033421

IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No

Section V: Award of contract

Award Of Contract (No.1)

Contract No: Not Provided
Lot Number: Not Provided
Title: Not Provided

A contract/lot is awarded: Yes

V.2) Award of contract

V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 26/05/2023

V.2.2) Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 6
Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided
Number of tenders received by electronic means: Not Provided

V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No

Contractor (No.1)
Joskos Solutions Ltd, 04212442
11 Burford Rd, London, United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: Yes

V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 450,000
Total value of the contract/lot: 482,552
Currency: GBP

V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3) 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. It will be the supplier's responsibility to obtain any necessary documents in order to submit a response by the closing date and time.
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VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body
Beeches Learning and Development Trust
Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom

VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: Not Provided

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Not Provided

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 20/07/2023