Adventure Activities Consultancy
Aberdeenshire Council invites offers from suitable Suppliers to undertake tasks relating to the safety management of Adventure Activities undertaken under its auspices.
United Kingdom-Aberdeen: Education and training services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Woodhill House, Westburn Road
Contact point(s): Commercial and Procurement Services
For the attention of: Melanie Mackenzie
AB16 5GB Aberdeen
Telephone: +44 1224665652
Fax: +44 1224665656
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00232
Electronic access to information: http://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 26: Recreational, cultural and sporting services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Aberdeenshire.
NUTS code UKM50
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Aberdeenshire Council (the Council) invites offers from suitable Suppliers to undertake tasks relating to the safety management of Adventure Activities undertaken under its auspices. Tenderers are required to submit a method outlining proposals to meet the needs of this brief.
The Council is a single-tier local authority in the north east of Scotland. It provides all the local government services in its area. An overview of the Council and in particular its policy on Off-Site Excursions including Adventurous Activities can be found on its website athttp://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk/
The Council is an Adventure Activities License holder for the purpose of enabling its services and establishments to provide outdoor learning and play opportunities as part of its day to day functions and/or to engage the services of external organisations to provide such activities on its behalf. The Council does not employ adventure activities specialists and the purpose of this tender document is to specify the requirements for the provision of a highly qualified and experienced Supplier who is responsible for providing specialist advice to the Council on its safety management and staff competencies.
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II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
Description of these options: 1 year possible extension.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)
II.2.3)Information about renewals
Number of possible renewals: 1
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
As per ITT documentation.
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 21.9.2015 – 12:00
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: