Contract for Literacy Support for Schools

Contract for Literacy Support for Schools

Somerset County Council is tendering for the provision of a literacy support service for schools.

United Kingdom-Taunton: Printed matter and related products

2016/S 220-401038

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Somerset County Council
County Hall
Taunton
TA1 4DY
United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Barbara Butera
Telephone: +44 7977400626
E-mail: blbutera@somerset.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKK
Internet address(es):Main address: www.somerset.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk

I.2)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:https://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.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:

Contract for the provision of a Literacy Support Service for Schools.

Reference number: DN214857

II.1.2)Main CPV code

22000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Somerset County Council is tendering for the provision of a literacy support service for schools. Predominantly used by primary schools, the Supplier selected from this tender process will provide a literacy support service as part of the wider services delivered by the Council to primary schools in Somerset.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 175 000.00 GBP

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)

80100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Somerset County Council is tendering for the provision of a literacy support service predominantly for primary schools. The Supplier selected from this tender process will provide a literacy support service as part of the wider services delivered by Support Services for Education to primary schools in Somerset. There may be an opportunity to deliver this Service to schools in neighbouring counties, although there is no indication or predetermined levels of business at this stage. Please note that there is no guaranteed commitment of the number of schools who will purchase this service for the academic years 2017-2022.

The literacy support service will offer a range of support, information and guidance for the teaching of literacy that will assist with literacy planning and delivery, the provision of resources and access to training and workshops to support the objectives. For full details please see tender documentation.

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

Start: 01/09/2017
End: 31/08/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Contract being offered is due to commence on:

1.9.2017 to 31.8.2021 with the option to extend for: 1 period of 12 months.

For avoidance of doubt, the maximum duration of this contract, including permitted extensions will be until 31.8.2022.

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:

Please see tender documentation.

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:

Please see tender documentation.

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
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: 12/01/2017
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: 12/01/2017
Local time: 12:00
Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Electronic verification process on e-tendering portal.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Somerset County Council
County Hall
Taunton
TA1 4DY
United Kingdom
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:

11/11/2016

 

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