Delivery of Grants Management Support Services to Sport England
Sport England wishes to set up a multiple supplier framework agreement to deliver grants management support services for grant programmes or parts of grant programmes during periods of high volume of work.
United Kingdom-London: Recreational, cultural and sporting services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
21 Bloomsbury Street
For the attention of: Nash Sharon
WC1B 3HF London
Telephone: +44 2072731589
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Other: grant awarding body
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 26: Recreational, cultural and sporting services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: England.
NUTS code UK
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 6
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 0 and 3 000 000 GBP
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Sport England wishes to set up a multiple supplier framework agreement to deliver grants management support services for grant programmes or parts of grant programmes during periods of high volume of work. Organisations will be required to offer a wide range of grants management services, including managing and delivering funding programmes or parts of, on Sport England’s behalf, including assessing applications, making funding recommendations, preparing decision letters, managing relationships with funded organisations, collecting post award information, validating requests for payment, making payments, managing all correspondence and creating reports; and will be the 1st point of contact in respect of any issues. The framework agreement will be for 4 years. If you are interested in this opportunity please go to https://sportengland.bravosolution.co.uk and click on ‘Current Opportunities’ for further information and documentation. The closing date for PQQ responses is Friday 31.7.2015 12 noon.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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:
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
Description of particular conditions: See Tender Documents.
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once).
— Browse to the eSourcing Portal: https://sportengland.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register.
— Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’.
— Enter your correct business and user details.
— Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete.
— You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).
2. Express an Interest in the tender.
— Login to the portal with the username/password.
— Click the ‘PQQs/ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier).
— Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content.
— Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page.
— This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only).
— You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box.
3. Responding to the tender.
— Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining).
— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification.
— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT.
— There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available). You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See Tender Documents.
See Tender Documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See Tender Documents.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: