APMG Project Planning Training Tender

APMG Project Planning Training Tender

DE&S Provision of APMG Project Planning and Control Foundation and Practitioner.

United Kingdom-Bristol: Training services

2019/S 051-117533

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Ministry of Defence, Agencies/Misc, Other
DE&S, Spruce 2B #1261, MOD Abbey Wood
Bristol
BS34 8JH
United Kingdom
Contact person: Jonathan Stringer
Telephone: +44 3067962476
E-mail: jonathan.stringer104@mod.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKK1
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/f848722a-c610-4899-b7f2-8c199eb39fa1
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-defence
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Defence

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

DE&S Provision of APMG Project Planning and Control Foundation and Practitioner

Reference number: CCDT/584

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80500000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The DE&S transformation has created a new project control functional domain. As a result, training is required to up skill staff to APMG project planning and control foundation and practitioner.

The Authority seeks to place a contract for these courses for 1 core year and a further 2 option years are anticipated.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 240 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK1
Main site or place of performance:

Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The DE&S Transformation has created a new project control functional domain. As a result, training is required to up skill staff to APMG project planning and control foundation and practitioner level. Funding has been approved for this requirement for one core year. A further 2 option years are anticipated.

The anticipated date for the contract award decision is 19.4.2019, please note that this is an indicative date and may change.

You must submit your tender to arrive no later than 10:00 a.m. on the 8.4.2019. Tenders can be submitted electronically to Jonathanstringer104@mod.gov.uk. Attached tenders must be separate for both commercial and technical proposals.

Tenders who are unable to adhere to the requested pricing models or who provide caveated bids with their tenders may be deemed commercially non compliant and will proceed no further in the competition.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 19/03/2019
End: 31/03/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Funding has been approved for this requirement for one core year. A further 2 option years are anticipated.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Option years:

(Should the Authority exercise the option for the further 2 x 1 year) with a schedule to determined by the Authority – this may be at short notice.

Option year 1:

Maximum of 12 classroom based training events — 1.4.2020 – 31.3.20 21,

Option year 2:

Maximum of 12 classroom based training events 1.4.2021 – 31.3.2022.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

Electronic trading:

Potential suppliers must note the mandatory requirement for electronic trading using the Contracting, Purchasing and Finance (CP&F) electronic procurement tool. All payments for Contractor Deliverables under the Contract shall only be made via CP&F. You can find details on CP&F at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/mod-contracting-purchasing-and-finance-e-procurement-system

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

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.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 08/04/2019
Local time: 10:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 10/04/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

The Contracting Authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are Small or Medium Enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement. The Authority reserves the right to amend any condition related to security of information to reflect any changes in national law or government policy. If any contract documents are accompanied by instructions on safeguarding classified information (e.g. a security aspects letter), the Authority reserves the right to amend the terms of these instructions to reflect any changes in national law or government policy, whether in respect of the applicable protective marking scheme, specific protective markings given, the aspects to which any protective marking applies, or otherwise. The link below to the Gov.uk website provides information on the Government Security Classification.

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-security-classifications

Advertising Regime OJEU: this contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU),the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk

Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity.

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GO Reference: GO-201938-DCB-14282749

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Ministry of Defence, Agencies/Misc, Other
MOD Abbey Wood, Mailpoint #2161 Spruce 2B
Bristol
BS34 8JH
United Kingdom
E-mail: jonathan.stringer104@mod.gov.ukInternet address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-defence

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Ministry of Defence, Agencies/Misc, Other
MOD Abbey Wood, Mailpoint #2161 Spruce 2B
Bristol
BS34 8JH
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1179132548
E-mail: jonathan.stringer104@mod.gov.uk
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:

08/03/2019