BBC Training Services for Information Technology Framework

BBC Training Services for Information Technology Framework

The BBC is seeking a number of suppliers to support the BBC in the provision of training and development of software development and delivery for its staff throughout the UK. 

United Kingdom-London: Training services

2018/S 123-279617

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Broadcasting House, Portland Place
London
W1A 1AA
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1234567890
E-mail: viorica.swift.ext@bbc.co.uk
Fax: +44 1234567890
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.bbc.co.uk/supplying/

Address of the buyer profile: https://bbc.bravosolution.co.uk

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://bbc.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://bbc.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Broadcasting

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Training Services for Information Technology (IT)

Reference number: PROC/2018/07/AES Training Services for IT

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80500000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The BBC is seeking a number of suppliers to support the BBC in the provision of training and development of software development and delivery for its staff throughout the UK. Such suppliers must be capable of demonstrating a high level of knowledge and experience and be able to deliver value for money training in various formats such as: primarily face to face, E-learning and other blended learning approaches to be proposed by the supplier.

The requirement is to be procured by means of a Framework Agreement with a Call Off Procedure and split into four Lots, with Lot 1 further split into three discrete Sub-Lots:

Lot 1: Software Development:

Lot 1a: Programming Languages, Libraries and Frameworks

Lot 1b: Cloud, Virtualisation, Distributed Systems and Containers

Lot 1c: Software Engineering

Lot 2: Agile Software Delivery

Lot 3: Business Analysis for Software Delivery

Lot 4: Networking IP

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 3 293 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Lot 1a: up to 5 suppliers

Lot 1b: up to 5 suppliers

Lot 1c: up to 5 suppliers

Lot 2: up to 4 suppliers

Lot 3: up to 3 Suppliers

Lot 4: up to 4 Suppliers

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Software Development

Lot No: Lot 1a – Programming Languages, Libraries and Frameworks

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Predominantly at BBC premises in London and Salford.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1 will cover the various programming languages and development frameworks used by staff in Design and Engineering (D and E) to deliver digital products. Also to include methodologies, programming practices, operating systems and databases relevant to BBC digital product development.

The first Sub-Lot, Lot 1a, covers Programming Languages, Libraries and Frameworks.

Applicants bidding for this Sub-Lot should be able to provide training to cover the following core areas:

a) Programming Languages (e.g. Scala, Ruby);

b) Libraries and Frameworks (e.g. React JS, Angular).

In addition to the core requirement, the BBC may also require the provision of other ad-hoc training in areas such as Mobile Development (e.g. IOS, Android).

Where there is sufficient interest, the BBC is also able to host courses regionally across the UK. However, on occasion, the BBC may require the course provider to deliver courses from their own premises or other premises as required.

For Lot 1a, the estimated minimum value of the Framework is 418 000 GBP and the estimated maximum value is 627 000 GBP.

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

Value excluding VAT: 627 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 5

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The initial term of the Framework Agreement is 2 years and may be extended by a further 2 years at 12 monthly intervals.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Software Development

Lot No: Lot 1b – Cloud, Virtualisation, Distributed Systems and Containers

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Predominantly at BBC premises in London and Salford.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1 will cover the various programming languages and development frameworks used by staff in Design and Engineering (D and E) to deliver digital products. Also to include methodologies, programming practices, operating systems and databases relevant to BBC digital product development.

The second Sub-Lot, Lot 1b, covers Cloud, Virtualisation, Distributed Systems and Containers.

Applicants bidding for this Sub-Lot should be able to provide training to cover the following core areas:

a) Cloud based and virtual server development (e.g. AWS and GCP predominantly but not necessarily exclusively).

Where there is sufficient interest, the BBC is also able to host courses regionally across the UK. However, on occasion, the BBC may require the course provider to deliver courses from their own premises or other premises as required.

For Lot 1b, the estimated minimum value of the Framework is 488 000 GBP and the estimated maximum value is 732 000 GBP.

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

Value excluding VAT: 732 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 5

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The initial term of the Framework Agreement is 2 years and may be extended by a further 2 years at 12 monthly intervals.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Software Development

Lot No: Lot 1c – Software Engineering

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Predominantly at BBC premises in London and Salford.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Lot 1 will cover the various programming languages and development frameworks used by staff in Design and Engineering (D and E) to deliver digital products. Also to include methodologies, programming practices, operating systems and databases relevant to BBC digital product development.

The third Sub-Lot, Lot 1c, covers Software Engineering.

This Sub-Lot covers the provision of training in areas such as:

a) Design;

b) Testing;

c) Security;

d) Data Analytics.

Applicants bidding for this Sub-Lot should be able to provide training within these example areas.

Where there is sufficient interest, the BBC is also able to host courses regionally across the UK. However, on occasion, the BBC may require the course provider to deliver courses from their own premises or other premises as required.

For Lot 1c, the estimated minimum value of the Framework is 488 000 GBP and the estimated maximum value is 732 000 GBP.

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

Value excluding VAT: 732 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 5

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The initial term of the Framework Agreement is 2 years and may be extended by a further 2 years at 12 monthly intervals.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Agile Software Delivery

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Predominantly at BBC premises in London and Salford.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This Lot covers the training of agile and lean methodologies for digital product delivery relevant to BBC Design and Engineering (D and E).

Applicants bidding for this Lot should be able to provide training to cover the following core areas:

a) Agile Project Management;

b) Scrum, Kanban, both at introductory and advanced levels;

c) Lean delivery and development methodologies.

For this Lot, the estimated minimum value of the Framework is 312 000 GBP and the estimated maximum value is 468 000 GBP.

Where there is sufficient interest, the BBC is also able to host courses regionally across the UK. However, on occasion, the BBC may require the course provider to deliver courses from their own premises or other premises as required.

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

Value excluding VAT: 468 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 5

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The initial term of the Framework Agreement is 2 years and may be extended by a further two years at twelve monthly intervals.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Business Analysis for Software Delivery

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Predominantly at BBC premises in London and Salford.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Applicants bidding for this Lot should be able to provide training to cover the following core areas:

a) Foundation courses for technology staff in both digital online development and broadcast engineering;

b) Requirements engineering, stakeholder management, benefits management, modelling business process and release planning etc., again relevant to technology staff in the BBC.

Where there is sufficient interest, the BBC is also able to host courses regionally across the UK. However, on occasion, the BBC may require the course provider to deliver courses from their own premises or other premises as required.

For this Lot, the estimated minimum value of the Framework is 102 000 GBP and the estimated maximum value is 153 000 GBP.

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

Value excluding VAT: 153 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 5

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The initial term of the Framework Agreement is 2 years and may be extended by a further 2 years at 12 monthly intervals.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Networking IP

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Predominantly at BBC premises in London and Salford.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The BBC is increasingly providing services over IP both internally and externally.

Applicants bidding for this Lot should be able to provide training to cover the following core areas:

a) TCP/IP networking fundamentals and advanced;

b) Specific networking for Broadcasting (Audio and Video over IP);

c) Basic and advanced levels.

Where there is sufficient interest, the BBC is also able to host courses regionally across the UK. However, on occasion, the BBC may require the course provider to deliver courses from their own premises or other premises as required.

For this Lot, the estimated minimum value of the Framework is 386 000 GBP and the estimated maximum value is 579 000 GBP.

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

Value excluding VAT: 579 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged minimum number: 5

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The initial term of the Framework Agreement is 2 years and may be extended by a further 2 years at 12 monthly intervals.

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:
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

Restricted procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
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: yes
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: 30/07/2018
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 17/09/2018

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: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

British Broadcasting Corporation
London
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:

27/06/2018

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