British Council Shortlisting Services for Future Leaders Connect

British Council Shortlisting Services for Future Leaders Connect

Future Leaders Connect is the British Council’s long-term global network of emerging policy leaders.

United Kingdom-London: Recruitment services

2019/S 009-016489

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

British Council
10 Spring Gardens
London
SW1A 2BN
United Kingdom
Contact person: Brian D’Mello
E-mail: brian.dmello@britishcouncil.org
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: www.britishcouncil.org

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/britishcouncil

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://in-tendhost.co.uk/britishcouncil
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
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: Registered Charity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Shortlisting Services for Future Leaders Connect

Reference number: BC/00689

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79600000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Future Leaders Connect is the British Council’s long-term global network of emerging policy leaders. We identify exceptional young leaders from across the UK and around the world. We anticipate they will play a significant role in policy making and politics, leading to long term positive impact on social and economic development in their countries. Through a vigorous online application and TedX style presentations, they demonstrate their credentials and potential to make substantial change in their nations, countries and beyond. We introduce them to the influential leaders at UK Houses of Parliament and Government institutions so they can discuss their innovative policy ideas to tackle some of today’s biggest global challenges. In 2018, participating countries included: Canada, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Tunisia, UK and USA.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

79600000
79900000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

UK.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Future Leaders Connect is the British Council’s long-term global network of emerging policy leaders. We identify exceptional young leaders from across the UK and around the world. We anticipate they will play a significant role in policy making and politics, leading to long term positive impact on social and economic development in their countries. Through a vigorous online application and TedX style presentations, they demonstrate their credentials and potential to make substantial change in their nations, countries and beyond. We introduce them to the influential leaders at UK Houses of Parliament and Government institutions so they can discuss their innovative policy ideas to tackle some of today’s biggest global challenges. In 2018, participating countries included: Canada, Egypt, India, Indonesia, Kenya, Mexico, Morocco, Nigeria, Pakistan, Tunisia, UK and USA.

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Contract awarded will be for a duration of 2 years with an option for an extension for up to an additional 2 years.

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

List and brief description of conditions:
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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: 08/02/2019
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 08/02/2019
Local time: 15:00
Place:

British Council London.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The British Council will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. Suppliers who wish to express an interest and take part in the tender process will be required to register on our e-Tendering portal In-Tend hosted at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/britishcouncil

Once registered, bidders must login to the website where they can view the project and access the bidders pack and submit their return. Bidders will also be required to demonstrate their capability and `means of proof` will be required. These conditions are outlined in the ITT.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

British Council
10 Spring Gardens
London
SW1A 2BN
United KingdomInternet address: www.britishcouncil.org
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

09/01/2019

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