18 Jul 2019

United Kingdom-Leeds: ITS201034 Provision of Penetration Testing and Security Assessment Services

Type of document: Invitation to tender
Country: United Kingdom
OJEU Ref: (2019/S 136-335355/EN)
Nature of contract: Service contract
Procedure: Open procedure
Regulation of procurement: EU
Type of bid required: Global bid

Contract notice
Services

Section I: Contracting authority
I.1) Name and addresses
Official name: Leeds City Council
Postal address: 40 Great George Street
Town: Leeds
Postal code: LS1 3DL
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1133784357
Email: its.procurement@leeds.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile: www.yortender.co.uk

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.yortender.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from:
the above mentioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted:
electronically via:www.yortender.co.uk
I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5) Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title: ITS201034 Provision of Penetration Testing and Security Assessment Services

Reference number: DN387963
II.1.2) Main CPV code: 72000000
II.1.3) Type of contract: Services
II.1.4) Short Description: Any questions in relation to this tender must be submitted through the discussions link on www.yortender.co.uk
Any issues with the YORtender portal should be directed to ProContractSuppliers@proactis.com, telephone: 03300050352
Leeds City Council requires a supplier to conduct penetration testing, IT Health Checks, Cyber Essentials/Essentials Plus Certification and security assessments of Information Technology and Communication services in order to provide assurance that the services deliver adequate security for the data they process and comply with relevant Council, government and partner requirements. These services may be hosted within the Council controlled infrastructure or in an infrastructure external to the Council. The Council will be required to commission audit and testing services to support information governance compliance activities with internal and external compliance regimes.
II.1.5) Estimated total value:
Value excluding VAT: 200000.00 Currency: GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots:
The contract is divided into lots: no
II.2) Description
II.2.3) Place of performance
Nuts code: UKE42
II.2.4) Description of the procurement:
Any questions in relation to this tender must be submitted through the discussions link on www.yortender.co.uk
Any issues with the YORtender portal should be directed to ProContractSuppliers@proactis.com, telephone: 03300050352
Leeds City Council requires a supplier to conduct penetration testing, IT Health Checks, Cyber Essentials/Essentials Plus Certification and security assessments of information technology and communication services in order to provide assurance that the services deliver adequate security for the data they process and comply with relevant council, government and partner requirements. These services may be hosted within the Council controlled infrastructure or in an infrastructure external to the Council. The Council will be required to commission audit and testing services to support information governance compliance activities with internal and external compliance regimes.
II.2.5) Award criteria

II.2.7) Duration of the contract,framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewalyes Description of renewals:2 x 12 months.

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

Section IV: Procedure
IV.1) Description
IV.1.1) Type of procedure:
Open procedure
IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement

Framework agreement with a single operator
IV.1.8) Information about the Government Procurement Agreement(GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2) Administrative information
IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 2019-08-21 Local time: 12:00
IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:EN
IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tender must maintain the tender
Duration in months:3(from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7) Conditions for opening tenders
Date: 2019-08-21 Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1) Information about recurrence:
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
VI.3) Additional information:
Application for inclusion in the tender must be made via the Yortender Portal, at www.yortender.co.uk
If you have not previously done so, please register on the above website. Once your registration has been approved, you should login and Search using the project reference: DN387963 and/or project title:ITS201034
Provision of Penetration Testing and Security Assessment Services. Help with the Yortender website can be obtained from the ProContract support team by email to ProContractSuppliers@proactis.com
For critical and time-sensitive issues (normally requiring resolution within 60 minutes) then please call 03300050352
VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body
Official name: Leeds City Council
Postal address: Civic Hall, Portland Square
Town: Leeds
Postal code: LS1 1UR
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1133784357
VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice:2019-07-15