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NIHR: Finance Tool for NIHR

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Notice Summary
Title: Finance Tool for NIHR
Notice type: Contract Award Notice
Authority: NIHR
Nature of contract: Not applicable
Procedure: Negotiated
Short Description: The Clinical Research Network (CRN) is part of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and provides the infrastructure that allows high quality clinical research funded by charities, research funders and life-sciences industry to be undertaken in the National Health Service (NHS). The CRN comprises the Clinical Research Network Coordinating Centre (CRNCC) and the 15 Local Clinical Research Networks (LCRNs), which cover the whole of England. This document outlines the requirements for a CRN Online Finance Tool, the purpose of which is to: 1) enable the CRNCC to provide assurance to the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), confirming that the LCRNs annual funding allocation has been spent appropriately and according to good financial management; 2) enable the CRNCC Finance Team to provide robust analysis and reporting of the financial performance of the LCRNs to optimise LCRN efficiency and value for money.
Published: 10/01/2019 08:57

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UK-Leeds: IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support.

Section I: Contracting Authority

   I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
       University of Leeds
       Purchasing Office, 1 - 3 Lifton Villas, Lifton Place, Leeds, LS2 9JZ, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 1133434104, Email: a.b.waters@leeds.ac.uk
       Main Address: http://www.leeds.ac.uk/, Address of the buyer profile: https://neupc.delta-esourcing.com/
       NUTS Code: UKE42

   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:
      Education

Section II: Object Of The Contract

   II.1) Scope of the procurement

      II.1.1) Title: Finance Tool for NIHR            
      Reference number: 3290

      II.1.2) Main CPV code:
         72000000 - IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support.


      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

      II.1.4) Short description: The Clinical Research Network (CRN) is part of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and provides the infrastructure that allows high quality clinical research funded by charities, research funders and life-sciences industry to be undertaken in the National Health Service (NHS). The CRN comprises the Clinical Research Network Coordinating Centre (CRNCC) and the 15 Local Clinical Research Networks (LCRNs), which cover the whole of England.

This document outlines the requirements for a CRN Online Finance Tool, the purpose of which is to:

1) enable the CRNCC to provide assurance to the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), confirming that the LCRNs annual funding allocation has been spent appropriately and according to good financial management;

2) enable the CRNCC Finance Team to provide robust analysis and reporting of the financial performance of the LCRNs to optimise LCRN efficiency and value for money.

      II.1.6) Information about lots
         This contract is divided into lots: No
                        
      II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
          Value: 150,000
                  
         Currency:GBP            

   II.2) Description

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

      II.2.3) Place of performance
      Nuts code:
      UKE42 - Leeds
   
      Main site or place of performance:
      Leeds
             

      II.2.4) Description of the procurement: The Clinical Research Network (CRN) is part of the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) and provides the infrastructure that allows high quality clinical research funded by charities, research funders and life-sciences industry to be undertaken in the National Health Service (NHS). The CRN comprises the Clinical Research Network Coordinating Centre (CRNCC) and the 15 Local Clinical Research Networks (LCRNs), which cover the whole of England.

This document outlines the requirements for a CRN Online Finance Tool, the purpose of which is to:

1) enable the CRNCC to provide assurance to the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC), confirming that the LCRNs annual funding allocation has been spent appropriately and according to good financial management;

2) enable the CRNCC Finance Team to provide robust analysis and reporting of the financial performance of the LCRNs to optimise LCRN efficiency and value for money.

The existing system was implemented in 2012 and a number of changes and enhancements have been made to the system since then. However, the Finance Tool needs further development to meet the requirements laid out in this document and the CRN is looking for a provider that can meet these requirements

      II.2.5) Award criteria:
      Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 90
                  
      Cost criterion - Name: Cost / Weighting: 10
            

      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: Competitive procedure with negotiation


   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
      The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: 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: 2018/S 122-277298
      
   

   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: 1    
   Lot Number: Not Provided    
   Title: Online Finance Tool for NIHR

   A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


   V.2) Award of contract

      V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 05/11/2018

      V.2.2) Information about tenders
         Number of tenders received: 3
         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: 3

      V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

      The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No
         
         Contractor (No.1)
             Audacia Consulting
             46 The Calls, Leeds, LS2 7EY, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UKE42
            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: Not Provided          
         Total value of the contract/lot: 137,320
         Currency: GBP

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

Award Of Contract (No.2)

   Contract No: 2    
   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: 05/11/2018

      V.2.2) Information about tenders
         Number of tenders received: 3
         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: 3

      V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

      The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators:
         
         Contractor (No.1)
             n/a
             n/a, n/a, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UKE42
            The contractor is an SME: No

      V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
         Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 1          
         Total value of the contract/lot: 1
         Currency: GBP

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

Award Of Contract (No.3)

   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: 05/11/2018

      V.2.2) Information about tenders
         Number of tenders received: 3
         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: 3

      V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

      The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators:
         
         Contractor (No.1)
             n/a
             n/a, n/a, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UKE42
            The contractor is an SME: No

      V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
         Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 1          
         Total value of the contract/lot: 1
         Currency: GBP

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

   VI.3) Additional information: To view this notice, please click here:
https://neupc.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=368903509

   VI.4) Procedures for review

      VI.4.1) Review body
          University of Leeds
          Leeds, 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: 10/01/2019




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