Commissioning Mutuals Partnerships Support Programme
OCS as part of DCMS is looking to secure a supplier to deliver a programme that will primarily aim to: a. Produce a report on the potential for public service mutuals to form partnerships to bid for work.
United Kingdom-London: Functional support
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Fourth Floor, 100 Parliament Street
Contact person: Mark Hill
NUTS code: UKI
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Commissioning Mutuals Partnerships Support Programme.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
OCS as part of DCMS is looking to secure a supplier to deliver a programme that will primarily aim to:
a. Produce a report on the potential for public service mutuals (PSMs) to form partnerships to bid for work.
b. Promote and on a draw down basis provide, support for PSMs to consider and/or develop bidding partnerships with other organisations. These other organisations could include other public service mutuals, VCSEs, or other privater sector organisations.
The contract value range will be between 200 000 GBP to 315 000 GBP to include the potential extension.
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
OCS as part of DCMS is looking to commission a Supplier to deliver:
a) A published report on the potential for public service mutuals (PSMs) to form partnerships to bid for work, including the scope, challenges and merits of doing so.
b) Promote, administer and, on a ‘draw down’ basis, provide professional advice and assistance to to help PSMs consider and, where appropriate, prepare to bid for contracts in partnership that they would be unable to bid for alone (for example, due to lack of size, balance sheet strength and/or scope of service expertise).
c) Materials to share lessons learnt from the programme. We will be open to ideas from the market, but anticipate these will include: a tool-kit, mentoring and workshops on formation of collaborative models by PSMs.
d) An evaluation of the impact of the programme, and lessons it generated.
The contract value range is 200 000 GBP to 315 000 GBP to include the potential contract extension.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Extension option for a further 12 months to take the end date to 31.3.2020.
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
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
The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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GO Reference: GO-2017911-PRO-10997603.
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VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: