58232-2019: United Kingdom-Bangor: Specialist training services

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

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:

Shine Programme for Ards and North Down Council Borough

Reference number: 1678646

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80510000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Ards and North Down Borough Council is seeking to appoint a Contractor to work with SMEs within the Ards and North Down Borough Council area. The Contractor will provide 1-1 mentoring support with the overarching output to create and/or increase levels of employment and to identify businesses to refer on to Invest NI to avail of financial support and to additional relevant support agencies to deliver business support that will be complementary to the SHINE Programme.

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)

Value excluding VAT: 303 175.00 GBP

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79411100

80521000

80500000

80000000

80530000

79410000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Ards and North Down Borough Council is seeking to appoint a Contractor to work with SMEs within the Ards and North Down Borough Council area. The Contractor will provide 1-1 mentoring support with the overarching output to create and/or increase levels of employment and to identify businesses to refer on to Invest NI to avail of financial support and to additional relevant support agencies to deliver business support that will be complementary to the Shine Programme.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Quality criterion – Name: 1a – The delivery mechanisms for one to one mentoring / Weighting: 14

Quality criterion – Name: 1b – The delivery mechanisms for themes of workshops / Weighting: 14

Quality criterion – Name: Team Experience / Weighting: 14

Quality criterion – Name: Project Manager / Weighting: 14

Quality criterion – Name: Contract and Account Management / Weighting: 7

Quality criterion – Name: Achievement of Outputs / Weighting: 7

Cost criterion – Name: Total Contract Price / Weighting: 30

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: yes

Identification of the project:

Shine Programme for Ards and North Down Council Borough

II.2.14)Additional information

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

IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

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

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system

IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 1

A contract/lot is awarded: yes

V.2)Award of contract

V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:

21/01/2019

V.2.2)Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 5

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no

V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor

The contractor is an SME: yes

V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Total value of the contract/lot: 303 175.00 GBP

V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The successful contractor’s performance on the contract will be regularly monitored. Contractors not delivering on contract requirements. is a serious matter. It means the public purse is not getting what it is paying for. If a contractor fails to reach satisfactory levels of contract. performance they will be given a specified time to improve. If, after the specified time, they still fail to reach satisfactory levels of contract. performance, the matter will be escalated to senior management in CPD for further action. If this occurs and their performance still does. not improve to satisfactory levels within the specified period, it may be regarded as an act of grave professional misconduct and they may. be issued with a certificate of unsatisfactory performance and the contract may be terminated.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The UK does not have any such bodies with responsibility for appeal/mediation procedures
UK
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

02/02/2019

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