Contract Support for Procurement Savings Programme

Contract Support for Procurement Savings Programme

The Council is looking for expert help to support its procurement function and the achievement of significant savings on its spend with third party suppliers.

United Kingdom-Bristol: Procurement consultancy services

2018/S 055-121796

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

South Gloucestershire Council
Bristol
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@southglos.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKK12
Internet address(es):Main address: www.supplyingthesouthwest.org.uk
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

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 Support for Procurement Savings Programme

Reference number: DN329992

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79418000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Like all local authorities, the financial challenges facing South Glos Council are significant and sustained. We have already achieved extensive savings and efficiencies over the past few years. However, there is still more to be done if we are to achieve a balanced and sustainable financial position in light of the ongoing reductions and changes to government funding, and the increasing demand for Social care services.

The Council is looking for expert help to support its procurement function and the achievement of significant savings on its spend with third party suppliers.

This contract will be split into two phases, with an initial scoping study followed by packages of work to support delivery that will be agreed with the Contractor following completion of Phase 1.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000.00 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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKK12
Main site or place of performance:

Bath and North East Somerset, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

South Gloucestershire Council is a Unitary Authority in the South West of England serving a population of around 267 000. The Council’s Corporate Contact Centre (CCC) is based within the Customer services section, which is often described as the customer face of the council, receiving almost half a million enquiries per annum. It plays a crucial role in influencing the perception customers have of the council. The Council is looking for expert help to support its procurement function and the achievement of significant savings on its spend with third party suppliers. This contract will be split into 2 phases, with an initial scoping study followed by packages of work to support delivery that will be agreed with the Contractor following completion of Phase 1.

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: 2 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Contract may be extended by up to a further 2 years.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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

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: 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: 20/04/2018
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: 20/04/2018
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

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.

Please visit https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert?advertId=67312dd2-6d28-e811-80eb-005056b64545&fromAdvertEvent=True

To express an interest. Expressions of interest will not be accepted via email.

To view this notice, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=307961653

GO Reference: GO-2018316-PRO-12087745.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

South Gloucestershire Council
Bristol
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:

16/03/2018

 

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