Administration of the Social Fund in Wales
The Welsh Government on behalf of the Welsh Ministers wishes to invite interested parties to bid to establish and administer a replacement grants based scheme for the discretionary elements of the Social Fund in Wales from 1.4.2013.
UK-Merthyr Tydfil: community action programme
Section I: Contracting authority
Welsh Government on behalf of the Welsh Ministers
WG DSJLG – Communities, Merthyr
For the attention of: Lisa Davies
CF48 1UZ Merthyr Tydfil
Further information can be obtained from: Internet address: http://https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Internet address: http://https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to:
Internet address: http://https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
General public services
Housing and community amenities
Public order and safety
Recreation, culture and religion
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: All Wales.
NUTS code UKL
The Welsh Assembly Government, on behalf of the Welsh Ministers, will be conducting this procurement exercise through the etenderwales portal https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk Tender documents and other information must be downloaded from and returned through this portal. If you require any further assistance the BravoSolution helpdesk is available on:
Email: firstname.lastname@example.org Phone: +44 8003684850/ Fax: +44 2070600480.
Full information in accessing the portal is found in Section VI.3.
Community Benefits do not apply to this contract.
85322000, 75200000, 98000000
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Details to be provided will be listed in the tender documents.
Details to be provided will be listed in the tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Details to be provided will be listed in the tender documents.
Section IV: Procedure
Additional information about electronic auction:
Other: English and Welsh.
Section VI: Complementary information
The Authority reserves the right to split the requirement into lots.
The Authority is committed to contributing to the social, economic and environmental well-being of the wider community. Accordingly, while the requirement to do so will not be mandatory, the successful contractor will be expected to consider opportunities to recruit and train long term economically inactive persons as part of the workforce delivering this project.
The Contract will have an option to extend the duration up to a period of a further 24 months.
If you require documentation in an alternative format, please contact the named contact point in this document who will be able to provide a more suitable format. For example, Braille, large print, Word document or audio format.
You may find it helpful to contact your regional business advisory network to seek general advice and guidance if you are considering tendering for this and future public sector contracts. Potential bidders in Wales can access services at http://www.fs4b.wales.gov.uk/supplierdevelopmentservice.
This contract will be available for use by other Assembly Government Sponsored Bodies (listed below) with prior written approval of the Authority:
Arts Council of Wales, Care Council for Wales, Countryside Council for Wales, Environment Agency Wales, Higher Education Funding Council for Wales, Local Government Boundary Commission, National Library Wales, National Museum Wales, Royal Commission for Ancient and Historical Monuments of Wales, Sports Council for Wales, Wales Centre for Health, Welsh Language Board.
Suppliers should note that inclusion on a framework does not constitute a guarantee of employment.
The Client is not obligated to commission any work under this arrangement.
— Go to https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk,
— The first person from your Organisation to use the Platform will be required to register on behalf of the Organisation,
— Registration involves accepting a User Agreement, and providing basic information about your Organisation and about the User performing the Registration,
— The User who performs the Registration becomes the Super User for the Organisation,
— On registering on the Platform the Super User will select a Username and will receive a password,
— The Password will be sent by e-mail to the email address that was specified in the User Details section of the Registration page,
— In order to log-in to the Platform please enter your Username and Password,
— Note: If you forget your Password then visit the homepage and click “Forgot your password?”,
— Registration should only be performed once for each Organisation,
— If you think that someone in your Organisation may have already registered on this Platform then you must not register again,
— Please contact the person who Registered (i.e. the Super User) in order to arrange access to the Platform,
— Contact the Helpdesk immediately if you are unable to contact the Super User (for example if they have left your Organisation),
— Note: If your Organisation is already registered on the Platform then you must not make any additional registration. Please contact the Helpdesk to gain access to the Platform,
— Tenders must be uploaded to the BravoSolution portal by 2pm.
How to find the invitation to tender (ITT):
— Once logged in you must click on ‘ITTs Open to all Suppliers’,
— The etender references for this contract are: Project_23771 and ITT_36745,
— Click on the title to access summary details of the contract. If you are still interested in expressing an interest, click the ‘Express an Interest button’. This will move the ITT from the ‘Open to all Suppliers’ area to the ‘My ITT’s’ on the home page,
— You will then see the full details of the ITT in the qualification, technical and commercial envelopes along with any relevant documents in the ‘Attachments’ area,
— Should you have any questions on the ITT, please use the ‘Messages’ area to contact the buyer directly – Please do not contact the named person at the top of this notice.
Buy4Wales Reference Number: 31541.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:17.8.2012