28 May 2019

United Kingdom-Croydon: Technology Security

Type of document: Invitation to tender
Country: United Kingdom
OJEU Ref: (2019/S 101-244737/EN)
Nature of contract: Service contract
Procedure: Open procedure
Regulation of procurement: EU – with participation by GPA countries
Type of bid required: Global bid

Contract notice
Services

Section I: Contracting authority
I.1) Name and addresses
Official name: Optivo
Postal address: 125 High Street
Town: Croydon
Postal code: CR0 9XP
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2080362048
Email: procurement@optivo.org.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:

The contract is awarded by central purchasing body
I.3) Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge,at:www.mytenders.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from:
the above mentioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted:
electronically via:www.mytenders.co.uk
I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5) Main activity
Housing and community amenities

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title: Technology Security

Reference number: OP 7105
II.1.2) Main CPV code: 48730000
II.1.3) Type of contract: Services
II.1.4) Short Description: To provide an annual security assessment of our technology infrastructure. We require internal and external penetration tests, now called security assessments, to see where our systems are vulnerable to attack. We’ll require on-going mini tests to check our security after we made a change to our systems. As well as testing our processes to make sure we’re secure. In addition we require consultancy services to keep us up-to-date of threats and help us with Cyber Essentials Plus, ISO27001 and ISO27002 certification.

II.1.6) Information about lots:
The contract is divided into lots: no
II.2) Description
II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)
48730000, 48731000, 72212730, 48732000, 72220000, 72150000, 72246000

II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code: UKJ
II.2.4) Description of the procurement:
To provide an annual security assessment of our technology infrastructure. We require internal and external penetration tests, now called security assessments, to see where our systems are vulnerable to attack. We’ll require on-going mini tests to check our security after we made a change to our systems. As well as testing our processes to make sure we’re secure. In addition we require consultancy services to keep us up-to-date of threats and help us with Cyber Essentials Plus, ISO27001 and ISO27002 certification.
II.2.5) Award criteria

II.2.7) Duration of the contract,framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewalyes Description of renewals:24-month extension.

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.2.3) 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 procedureIV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement(GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2) Administrative information
IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 2019-06-25 Local time: 14:00
IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:EN
IV.2.7) Conditions for opening tenders
Date: 2019-06-25 Local time: 14:30

Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1) Information about recurrence:
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
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
The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at
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:216019).
VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body
Official name: Optivo
Postal address: 125 High Street
Town: Croydon
Postal code: CR0 9XP
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 8001216060
Internet address:
VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice:2019-05-23