BE23183 - Heat Network Zoning Programme - Framework Agreement

A Tender Notice

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Framework (Services)
2 year
04 Dec 2023
28 Mar 2024 to 27 Mar 2026
12 Jan 2024 11:00



Geochart for 1 buyers and 0 suppliers

1 buyer


The final date and time for the submission of bids is Friday 12th January 2024 at 11:00am DO NOT apply directly to the buyer. All tender information MUST be submitted through the Jaggaer eSourcing Portal. UK Shared Business Services Limited (UK SBS) on behalf of the Department for Energy Security and Net Zero (DESNZ) invite you to this Request for Proposal in supporting the Heat Network. UK SBS is managing this procurement process in accordance with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (as may be amended from time to time) (the "Regulations"). This is a Services Framework Agreement being procured under the Open Procedure. Access to skilled consultants is vital for the zoning process's success, and this procurement aims to establish a consultant framework as we move from the pilot phase towards a business-as-usual process in line with the national heat network zoning policy coming into force in 2025. This Framework Agreement is split into the following Lots: Lot 1 - National Zoning Methodology Lot 2 - Advanced Zoning Delivery which is sub lotted as follows: - Sub-Lot 2.1 - Project Management Support - Sub-Lot 2.2 - Technical Support - Sub-Lot 2.3 - Commercial Support - Sub-Lot 2.4 - Financial Support - Sub-Lot 2.5 - Legal Support Lot 3 - National Zoning Model which is sub lotted as follows: - Sub-Lot 3.1Model Development Support - Sub-Lot 3.2 Model Maintenance and Data Support Please ensure you review all attached information to ensure a full understanding of this requirement. All attachments can be found with the Supplier Attachments tab within the Jaggaer eSourcing Portal. This contract will be awarded based on the evaluation criteria as set out in the RFP document.

CPV Codes

  • 09000000 - Petroleum products, fuel, electricity and other sources of energy
  • 71000000 - Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
  • 72000000 - IT services: consulting, software development, Internet and support
  • 72220000 - Systems and technical consultancy services
  • 73200000 - Research and development consultancy services
  • 79000000 - Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security


  • Contract is suitable for SMEs.
  • Contract is suitable for VCOs.

Other Information

How to Apply UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) will be using the Jaggaer eSourcing Portal for this procurement. To register on the Jaggaer eSourcing portal please use the link and follow the instructions to register as a supplier. If you are already registered on the Jaggaer eSourcing Portal and wish to participate in this procurement, please use the link: Once you are logged into the system you will be able to locate the Procurement you wish to leave a bid on by clicking the ITTs Open to All Suppliers and searching for the reference number BE23183 / itt_1266. DO NOT APPLY DIRECTLY TO BUYER All submissions will be assessed in accordance with the Public Procurement Regulations that apply to this opportunity. Responses must be received by the date and time in the tender documentation; responses received outside of the deadline or not sent via the Jaggaer eSourcing portal will not be accepted or considered by the Contracting Authority further for this opportunity, unless a system outage is experienced, to which the Contracting Authority will advise upon accordingly. Interested organisations should ensure that they allow a sufficiency of time, prior to the deadline to allow all sections to be completed in full and any attachments to be uploaded. As a user of the Jaggaer eSourcing Portal you will have access to the Jaggaer messaging service which facilitates all messages sent to you and from you, as well as other messages and updates in relation to any specific tender event. Please note that any and all information secured outside of the messaging service, shall have no Legal Standing, merit or worth and should not be relied upon by any organisation submitting a tender response. Please note it is your organisations responsibility to access these messages on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information applicable to this opportunity. The Contracting Authority expressly reserves the right: i. not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; and ii. to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the procurement; and under no circumstances as part of your organisations participation in this opportunity, will the Contracting Authority be liable for any costs incurred by any organisation as a result. If the Contracting Authority decides to enter into a contract with any successful organisation(s), this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of your organisation in doing so. About UK Shared Business Services UK Shared Business Services Ltd (UK SBS) brings a commercial attitude to the public sector; helping our contracting authorities to improve efficiency, generate savings and modernise. Where UK SBS is not named as the Contracting Authority within the documentation, UK SBS will be acting as an agent on behalf of the Contracting Authority. Our broad range of expert services is shared by our customers. This allows our customers the freedom to focus resources on core activities; innovating and transforming their own organisations. For full details of our partner base please review the following link: Jaggaer e-Sourcing Portal n/a BE23183 - Bidding