{meta} Decision - Request for Approval - Contract Award - MyWork Campus Digital Infrastructure Upgrade - Supply, Installation and Maintenance of Lot 2 - Infrastructure Upgrade

Decision details

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Decision:

Salford City Council - Record of Decision

 

I Councillor Hinds, Lead Member for Finance and Support Services and chairman of the Procurement Board, in exercise of the powers contained within the Council Constitution do hereby approve that award of the contract related to MyWork Campus Digital Infrastructure Upgrade. This is for Supply, Installation and Maintenance of Lot 2 – Network Infrastructure Upgradeto Softcat plc as outlined below:

 

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Title/Description of Contracted Service/Supply/Project

Lot 2 – Network Infrastructure Upgrade

Name of Successful Contractor

Softcat PLC

Supplier Registration Number

(to be supplied by Corporate Procurement)

02174990

Type of organisation

(to be supplied by Corporate Procurement)

Private Limited Company

Status of Organisation

(to be supplied by Corporate Procurement)

Non-SME

Contract Value (£)

£343,000.76 Full Project

Contract Duration

60 months

Contract Start Date

21/01/2022

Contract End Date

20/01/2025

Optional Extension Period 1

N/A

Optional Extension Period 2

N/A

Who will approve each Extension Period?

Procurement Board (extension > £150k)

Contact Officer (Name & number)

Matt Wall 0161 793 3993

Lead Service Group

Service Reform & Development

How the contract was procured?

(to be supplied by procurement)

Framework Call-off (Mini Competition)

Framework Details (where applicable)

(procurement body, framework reference & title, start/ end date

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) RM6068 Technology Products & Associated Services

Framework Start Date: 10.12.2019

Framework End Date: 09.12.2023

https://www.crowncommercial.gov.uk/agreements/RM6068

Funding Source

Capital Programme

Ethical Contractor (EC): Mayor’s Employment Charter

 

EC: Committed to sign Charter

 

EC: Accredited Living Wage Employer


 

The Reasons are

To seek approval for the award of the above mentioned contract in relation to the larger [MY]Work enablement project, this aligns into the building refurbishment campus upgrade and enhances the safe return to work for SCC staff.

 

Key outcomes achieved by this Tender

·       Enhance digital agility of hybrid working within aligned to City Councils wider [MY]Work methodology

·       Roaming wireless, guest and infrastructure improvements

·       Seamless integration to existing digital infrastructure

 

Options considered and rejected were

None

 

Assessment of Risk

If the Council chose not to award a contract following this procurement exercise, the Council’s return to work programme ([MY]Work) expectations that have been relayed to staff and stakeholders will not be achieved, in turn the safety guidelines also associated for safe hybrid working patterns will also not be achievable.

 

The source of funding is

Capital Budget

 

Legal Advice obtained

Yes

 

Financial Advice obtained

Yes

 

Procurement Advice obtained

Yes

 

HR Advice obtained

No

 

Climate Change Implications obtained

No

 

The following documents have been used to assist the decision process.

None

Contact Officer: Matt Wall

Telephone number: 0161 793 3993

 

The Lead Member has been consulted and is supportive of the proposed contract.

 

The appropriate Scrutiny Committee to call-in the decision is the Overview and Scrutiny Board.

 

Signed: BILL HINDS                    Dated: 14th January 2022

          Lead Member

 

*         This decision was published on 14th January 2022

*         This decision will come in force at 4.00 p.m. on 21st January 2022 unless it is called-in in accordance with the Decision Making Process Rules.

 

Publication date: 14/01/2022

Date of decision: 12/01/2022

Decided at meeting: 12/01/2022 - Procurement Board

Effective from: 22/01/2022

Accompanying Documents: