Voluntary ex ante transparency notice
Section I: Contracting authority/entity
I.1)Name and addresses
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
II.1)Scope of the procurement
Computer Sytems For Student Fees and Grants.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The provison of an online solution to support grants and fees in relation to applications.
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
To cover Education Authority students in Nortern Ireland.
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Procurement of software package to allow student applications to be processed and grants applied.
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
- The works, supplies or services can be provided only by a particular economic operator for the following reason:
- absence of competition for technical reasons
"It is considred that this contract can be placed using the negoated procedure without prior publication of a contract notice pursuant to Article 31(1) (B) of the Directive 2004/18/ec (Regulation 14(1)(a)(iii) of the Public Contract Regulations 2006. This is for technical reasons in that this contract may not be awarded to any other particular economic operator as this is the only company that holds the necessary license to operate and install the required software that will manage the online system.
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Section V: Award of contract/concession
V.2)Award of contract/concession
V.2.1)Date of contract award decision:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor/concessionaire
4 -6 Upper Cresent
NUTS code: UKN0
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot/concession (excluding VAT)
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: