Children’s Residential Care and Education Services Tender – Fife

Children’s Residential Care and Education Services Tender – Fife

2 Lots. Residential Care Services for Children and Young People.

United Kingdom-Glenrothes: Social work and related services

2018/S 154-353572

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Fife Council
Fife House, North Street
Glenrothes
KY7 5LT
United Kingdom
Contact person: Vicki Birrell
Telephone: +44 3451550000
E-mail: vicki.birrell@fife.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKM72

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

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

Children’s Residential Care and Education Services

Reference number: 10731

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85300000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Children’s Residential Care and Education Services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 76 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 2
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Children’s Residential Care

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85300000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of Residential Care Services for Children and Young People.

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: 76 000 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 19/11/2018
End: 18/11/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for consecutive periods of up to 24 months.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Children’s Residential Care with Education

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85300000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Children’s Residential Care with Education.

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: 76 000 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 19/11/2018
End: 18/11/2020
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for consecutive periods of up to 24 months.

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

List and brief description of selection criteria:

The Current Ratio will be applied. Tenderers are to provide their current assets and current liabilities in relation to their audited published accounts for the last 2 years and to divide the current assets by the current liabilities figure. If a company does not have 2 years of audited published accounts an explanation should be given.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Tenderers are expected to achieve a ratio of 1 or more. Where a Tenderer does not meet this requirement further details should be provided to confirm why and the Council may undertake additional financial checks using a tool such as Creditsafe and a qualitative judgement shall be made as to the financial capacity of the tenderer. Fife Council may require a parent company guarantee, a performance guarantee bond, a bank guarantee, and/or an advance payment bond.

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:

Detailed in the Tender documents.

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: 20
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: no
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: 10/09/2018
Local time: 09:00
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: 10/09/2018
Local time: 09:00
Place:

Fife House, Glenrothes.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Vicki Birrell.

Niki Hutchison.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Between 2 and 4 years.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: To register your interest in this Notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland website at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=553327

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this Notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

The Contracting Authority does not intend to include a sub-contract clause as part of community benefits (as per Section 25 of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014) in this contract for the following reason:

NA

The Contracting Authority does not intend to include any community benefit requirements in this contract for the following reason:

Tenderers are invited to tell Fife Council about any Community Benefits they would offer under the terms of this framework. This information will not be scored.

(SC Ref:553327)

Download the ESPD document here: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=553327

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Fife Council
Fife House, North Street
Glenrothes
KY7 5LT
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3451550000Internet address: http://www.fifedirect.org.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:

10/08/2018

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