Contract for the Provision of Deaf Support Services

Contract for the Provision of Deaf Support Services

Deaf Support Services for Solihull College students via provision of Communication Support Workers and / or Interpreters matched to student needs.

UK-Solihull: Interpretation services

2012/S 247-407741

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Solihull College
Blossomfield Campus, Blossomfield Road
Contact point(s): Clerk to the Corporation
B91 1SB Solihull
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1216787000
Fax: +44 1216787200

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.solihull.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.mytenders.org/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA1625

Further information can be obtained from: Solihull College
Blossomfield Campus, Blossomfield Road
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Anna Manns
B91 1SB Solihull
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1216787000
E-mail: procurement@solihull.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1216787200
Internet address: www.solihull.ac.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Solihull College
Blossomfield Campus, Blossomfield Road
Contact point(s): Procurement
For the attention of: Anna Manns
B91 1SB Solihull
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 7977216240
E-mail: procurement@solihull.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1216787200
Internet address: www.solihull.ac.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Solihull College
Blossomfield Campus, Blossomfield Road
For the attention of: Clerk to the Corporation
B91 1SB Solihull
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1216787000
Fax: +44 1216787200
Internet address: www.solihull.ac.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Education
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Contract for the Provision of Deaf Support Services
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 24: Education and vocational education services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Solihull College and local Out Reach Centres
NUTS code UKG
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Deaf Support Services for Solihull College students via provision of Communication Support Workers and / or Interpreters matched to student needs.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79540000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
Volume data is indicative only as the requirement changes annually based on student requirements. In 2011/2012 approx 5076 ‘in college hours’ of BSL interpretation services were used. There were an additional 41 hours conducted ‘out of hours’ (includes trips, open events).
II.2.2)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of these options: 3 years fixed contract with option to extend for 2 years in 1 year increments
II.2.3)Information about renewals
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 36 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Delivery Payment
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to the PQQ documentation
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) All candidates will be required to provide a reference from their bank.
(2) All candidates will be required to provide evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
(3) All candidates will be required to provide a statement, covering the 3 previous financial years including the overall turnover of the candidate and the turnover in respect of the activities which are of a similar type to the subject matter of this notice.
(4) All candidates will be required to provide statements of accounts or extracts from those accounts relating to their business.
Please refer to the PQQ documentation for further details
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to the PQQ documentation
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 8
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
DS2013
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 28.1.2013
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
30.1.2013 – 11:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
15.2.2013
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
English.
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: First opportunity 2016 unless options to extend exercised.
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information
It is intended that the contract should be signed in June 2013 to enable sufficient mobilisation to take place before the 01 September 2013 ‘go live’ date.
PQQ documents will be available for download on receipt of an emailed register of interest. Please ensure all registers of interest are emailed to procurement@solihull.ac.uk.

Please clearly state your company name and contact details (name, email and telephone number) of two personnel that can be contacted in relation to this PQQ exercise.
(MT Ref:96278)

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:18.12.2012

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