United Kingdom-London: Set up and Manage the Energy Market Challenge

United Kingdom-London: Set up and Manage the Energy Market Challenge

Notice Abstract
The main aim of the contract will be to design, manage and deliver a competition, with challenge prizes, intended to create innovative ways to use taregetted consumer data, in order to maximise engagement from consumers from services tailored to their specific needs.

Notice Details
Contract notice
Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity
I.1) Name and addresses
Ofgem

10 South Colonnade, Canary Wharf

London

E14 4PU

UK

Contact person: Keith Robertson

Telephone: +44 2079011812

E-mail: keith.robertson1@ofgem.gov.uk

NUTS: UKI

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.ofgem.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.mytenders.co.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10021

I.2) Joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3) Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

http://www.mytenders.co.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

http://www.mytenders.co.uk


I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5) Main activity
Other: Energy Regulator

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title
Set up and Manage the Energy Market Challenge

II.1.2) Main CPV code
79342000


II.1.3) Type of contract
Services

II.1.4) Short description
The main aim of the contract will be to design, manage and deliver a competition, with challenge prizes, intended to create innovative ways to use taregetted consumer data, in order to maximise engagement from consumers from services tailored to their specific needs.

II.1.5) Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

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

II.2) Description
II.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS code:

UK


Main site or place of performance:

UK. The Authorities offices are located in London and Glasgow for receipt of deliverables and contract meetings.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement
We are looking to appoint an organisation with a proven track record in delivering successful competitions and challenge prizes, ideally in GB regulated sectors (“the Delivery Partner”). The Delivery Partner will:

— ensure the competition is set up and marketed to attract the most effective, actionable ideas to benefit disengaged and vulnerable consumers,

— attract, through appropriate channel marketing, a wide range of the right applicants whilst increasing the profile of Ofgem’s objective and the positive messaging on the significant potential benefits across the industry, field experts, social purpose organisations and innovative start-ups,

— develop and extend Ofgem’s existing innovation capability; and create lasting benefits for consumers by inspiring regulators overseeing markets in which data portability could spur greater innovation and competition,

— the challenge shall be designed to run over a 15 month period, from end to end, with possibility of extension, subject to further funding becoming available.

II.2.5) Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 16/01/2019

End: 31/03/2020

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

A provision for the services to be extended by up to 1 year at the Authority's discretion for completion of later stages of the competition.

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: No

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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1) Conditions for participation
III.1.2) Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


III.2) Conditions related to the contract
III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure
IV.1) Description
IV.1.1) Type of procedure
Open procedure - Accelerated procedure

Justification:

The budget for the work has been given for a finite period (until 31.3.2020). It is imperative that the service is delivered by this time and a longer duration of procurement process will reduce the time available for delivery by up to 3 months, jeopardising the chances of complete success.

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information
IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 17/12/2018

Local time: 17:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted
EN

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 31/01/2019

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 17/12/2018

Local time: 17:00

Place:

10 South Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London E14 4PU. Tenders to be received electronically via http://www.mytenders.co.uk portal.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Tenders will be opened by authorised personnel in the Procurement Department, for onward distribution to the Evaluation Panel.

Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1) Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at https://www.mytenders.co.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=214077

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.mytenders.co.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(MT Ref:214077)

VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body
Ofgem

10 South Colonnade, Canary Wharf

London

E14 4PU

UK

Telephone: +44 2079017000

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.ofgem.gov.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice
30/11/2018