Metropolitan Police Service - Digital Policing - Solution Provider Framework 2022

Publication reference: 2021/S 000-022592
Publication date: 10 September 2021

F01: Prior information notice

Prior information only

Section one: Contracting authority

one.1) Name and addresses

The Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime (MOPAC) for and on behalf of the Metropolitan Police Service (MPS)

Empress State Building, Lillie Road, Earls Court, Greater London

LONDON

SW6 1TR

Email

stephen.field@met.police.uk

Country

United Kingdom

NUTS code

UK - United Kingdom

Internet address(es)
Main address

www.met.police.uk

one.3) Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the above-mentioned address

one.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

one.5) Main activity

Public order and safety


Section two: Object

two.1) Scope of the procurement

two.1.1) Title

Metropolitan Police Service - Digital Policing - Solution Provider Framework 2022

Reference number

D118

two.1.2) Main CPV code
  • 72000000 - IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
two.1.3) Type of contract

Services

two.1.4) Short description

The Mayor's Office for Policing and Crime is seeking to re-tender the existing Solution Provider Framework agreement (the Framework) for the provision of services relating to end­to-end Digital Policing solutions.

The Framework will consist of a panel of Suppliers from whom the Authority will procure services across 3 Lots through a 'mini-competition' process. The Lots are as follows:

Lot 1 Systems Integration - Plan, build, test, deploy, and operate technology solutions

Lot 2 Value-Added Reseller - Provision of software and hardware

Lot 3 Resource Augmentation - To support the Authority's technology teams in the delivery of solutions

The Authority is seeking Suppliers capable of delivering complex, multi-phased, technologically advanced solutions. Providers will be expected to bring functional and technical expertise, which can be drawn upon flexibly to deliver part or whole of a project.

Access to the Framework will also be offered on a national basis to all Police Forces, the Mayor's Office and the Greater London Authority and its functional bodies.

two.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: £300,000,000

two.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 3

The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Bidders will be able to bid for all Lots, or any combination of Lots and are eligible to be awarded a place on any or all

two.2) Description

two.2.1) Title

Systems Integration

Lot No

1

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
  • 72000000 - IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
two.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
  • UK - United Kingdom
two.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Systems Integration Lot (Lot 1) of the Solution Provider Framework 2022 provides services relating to Plan, Build, Test, Deploy, and Operate of technology solutions.

The scope of these solutions is expected to include:

• Bespoke application developments

• Configuration of Commercial-Off-The-Shelf (COTS) solutions

• Provision of Software-As-A-Service (SaaS) solution

• Device and software development and implementation

• Delivery of enhancements to existing applications

And delivery of integration projects that may include some or all of the above.

two.2) Description

two.2.1) Title

Value-Added Reseller

Lot No

2

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
  • 72000000 - IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
two.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
  • UK - United Kingdom
two.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Value-Added Reseller Lot (Lot 2) of the Solution Provider Framework 2022 is expected to include the following scope:

• Provision of miscellaneous hardware and software.

• Provision of Microsoft licences, services, and cloud solutions.

• Provision of other maintenance agreements for services not available through the existing MPS contracts.

• Procurement of large scale/high value hardware and software for corporate projects.

two.2) Description

two.2.1) Title

Resource Augmentation

Lot No

3

two.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
  • 72000000 - IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
two.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS codes
  • UK - United Kingdom
two.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Resource Augmentation Lot (Lot 3) of the Solution Provider Framework 2022 includes provision of the following:

• Resources to augment internal Digital Policing projects

• Specialist technical resources not available in-house

• Certified resources to validate, for example, architectural designs

two.3) Estimated date of publication of contract notice

15 October 2021


Section four. Procedure

four.1) Description

four.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: No


Section six. Complementary information

six.3) Additional information

Interested Suppliers should register their interest by contacting us at this email address stephen.field@met.police.uk and confirm the SINGLE email address that invitations to SPF 2022 supplier information events and tender materials should be sent to.

Please also confirm if you have access to the MPS Coupa Supplier Portal system.

Virtual Information Events will be scheduled from the 4th October - timings to be confirmed.

The dates for cutoff for registration of interest are:

1 - Registration for the Information Events - 29th September 2021

2 - Registration for distribution of tender materials - 8th October 2021

We look forward to your responses.