Big Lottery Fund People and Places Support Contract

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

2016/S 032-051113

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Big Lottery Fund
1 Plough Place
London
EC4A 1DE
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2072113779
E-mail: procurement@biglotteryfund.org.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: http://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.biglotteryfund.org.uk/about-big/tender-opportunities
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
procurement@biglotteryfund.org.uk
1 Plough Place
London
EC4A 1DE
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurement@biglotteryfund.org.uk
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

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: grant awarding body

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

People and Places Support Contract.

Reference number: BIG001-0673

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79410000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

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

Value excluding VAT: 276 000.00 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: UKL

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.2.5)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: 276 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/04/2016
End: 31/10/2017
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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

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: 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: 14/03/2016
Local time: 12:00
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: 60 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 14/03/2016
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 invoicing will be accepted
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Royal Courts of Justice
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:

12/02/2016

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