Big Lottery Fund People and Places Support Contract
The Big Lottery Fund is seeking to provide support to applicants and grant holders that have applied to, or are funded through, our People and Places programme in Wales.
United Kingdom-London: Business and management consultancy services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
1 Plough Place
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: https://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/about-big/tender-opportunities
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/about-big/tender-opportunities
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
People and Places Support Contract.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The Big Lottery Fund (the Fund) is seeking to provide support to applicants and grant holders that have applied to, or are funded through, our People and Places programme in Wales.
People and Places is our flagship programme in Wales. Awarding up to 17 800 000 GBP each year, grant sizes range from 5 001 GBP-1 000 000 GBP over 5 years.
Our current People and Places applicant support arrangements end in March 2016. We currently support stage 2 applicants to complete their application through an existing support contract, which ends in March 2016. We are procuring a new contract to support stage 2 applicants that will commence in April for a period of 1 year, with an option to extend on the tendered rates for a further 6 months. The contractor is required to provide the following services:
— Bespoke advice and support for individual People and Places stage 2 applicants who require it to help them develop their application; and
— Bespoke advice and support for individual grant holders.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The requirements are set out in the Invitation to Tender which is available to download at this link: https://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/about-big/tender-opportunities
We are procuring a new contract to support stage 2 applicants that will commence in April for a period of 1 year, with an option to extend on the tendered rates for a further 6 months. The estimated contract value for 1 year is 230 000 including VAT and expenses. The Fund has the option to extend the contract for up to a further 6 months.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: