Business Development Programme Kilmarnock

Business Development Programme Kilmarnock

To deliver expert advice and strategic business support to local businesses.

United Kingdom-Kilmarnock: Business development consultancy services

2019/S 059-136771

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

East Ayrshire Council
Corporate Procurement Team, London Road HQ
Kilmarnock
KA3 7BU
United Kingdom
Contact person: Zoe Wilson
Telephone: +44 1563576231
E-mail: zoe.wilson@east-ayrshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKM93
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

GoStrategy: Strategic Business Development Programme

Reference number: PS/19/31

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79411100

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

A framework of up to 6 providers, which will enable East Ayrshire Council to deliver expert advice and strategic business support to local businesses.

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)

72221000
79410000
79411100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM93

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A framework of up to 6 providers, which will enable East Ayrshire Council to deliver expert advice and strategic business support to local businesses.

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: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

3 x 1-year extension options available at the sole discretion of the Council.

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 6
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: 25/04/2019
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

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 25/04/2019
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

VI.3)Additional information:

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 13246. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

(SC Ref:578059).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

East Ayrshire Council
Corporate Procurement Team, London Road HQ
Kilmarnock
KA3 7BU
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1563576183Internet address: http://www.east-ayrshire.gov.uk
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:

20/03/2019

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