Contract for Educational Psychologist Services

Contract for Educational Psychologist Services

The Robert Gordon University Inclusion Centre is seeking to establish an agreement with a supplier for the provision of assessment for Specific Learning Differences.

United Kingdom-Aberdeen: Psychiatrist or psychologist services

2019/S 087-209040

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Robert Gordon University
Central Services Building, Garthdee Road
Aberdeen
AB10 7FY
United Kingdom
Contact person: Hannah Jackson
Telephone: +44 1224262000
E-mail: procurement@rgu.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1224262660
NUTS code: UKM50Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.rgu.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00399

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://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Default.aspx
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Default.aspx

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Contract for Educational Psychologist Services

Reference number: 003/19/HJ

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85121270

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

A supplier for the provision of assessment for Specific Learning Differences (SpLDs).

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)

85121270

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM50

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Robert Gordon University Inclusion Centre is seeking to establish an agreement with a supplier for the provision of assessment for Specific Learning Differences (SpLDs). Assess students on the University premises at Garthdee, Aberdeen, with each appointment lasting 1 — 1 ½ hours.

The number of completed reports for the last 3 years to date is approximately 750. Students are assessed during term-time (between September and April) with small numbers being assessed outside this period. The successful tenderer must meet the following criteria:

Must be:

— an educational psychologist, or

— an educational professional or specialised teacher who holds a current practising certificate in assessing specific learning difficulties issued by their relevant professional association e.g. the Professional Association of Teachers of Students with Specific Learning Difficulties (PATOSS), or

— an educational professional or specialised teacher who holds a current qualification that allows Associate Membership of the British Dyslexia Association (AMBDA),

— must be able to carry out assessments on campus at Robert Gordon University within the time period stated above in 3.3.6,

— must have a wide range of experience of learning difficulties.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality of service / Weighting: 43
Quality criterion – Name: Nominated team / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion – Name: Added value / Weighting: 2
Price – Weighting: 40
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The University will retain the option to extend the contract by agreement for a further 1-year period.

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:

The relevant selection criteria will be included in the ESPD Scotland module.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

The relevant selection criteria will be included in the ESPD Scotland module.

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

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 223-406722

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 31/05/2019
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: 31/05/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

2022.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

It is a requirement of this tender that the successful bidder must be able to provide all student assessments on site at Robert Gordon University campus.

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=582588

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.

(SC Ref:582588)

Download the ESPD document here: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=582588

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Robert Gordon University
Central Services Building, Garthdee Road
Aberdeen
AB10 7FY
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1224262000
E-mail: procurement@rgu.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1224262660Internet address: http://www.rgu.ac.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:

01/05/2019

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