East Ayrshire Works Employability Framework

East Ayrshire Works Employability Framework

To remove barriers and/or provide vocational training opportunities for unemployed and inactive individuals.

United Kingdom-Kilmarnock: Vocational training services

2016/S 115-204267

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

East Ayrshire Council
Corporate Procurement Team, London Road HQ
Kilmarnock
KA3 7BU
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1563576231
E-mail: zoe.wilson@east-ayrshire.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1563576067
NUTS code: UKM33
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

East Ayrshire Works Employability Framework.

Reference number: PS/16/36

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80530000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Framework of service providers who will deliver tailored solutions to remove barriers and/or provide vocational training opportunities for unemployed and inactive individuals.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 2
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Lot 1 – Barrier Removal;

Lot 2 – Vocational Training.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Barrier Removal

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80570000
80530000
80500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Framework of service providers who will deliver tailored solutions to remove barriers and/or provide vocational training opportunities.

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: 2 320 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 29
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 possible 1-year extension options.

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: yes
Identification of the project: European and Structural Investment Fund.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Vocational Training

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000
80530000
80570000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Framework of service providers who will deliver tailored solutions to remove barriers and/or provide vocational training opportunities.

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: 2 320 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 29
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 possible 1-year extension options.

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: yes
Identification of the project: European and Structural Investment Fund.
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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 10
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: 22/07/2016
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: 22/07/2016
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:

Note: The buyer is using PCS-Tender to carry out this procurement process. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not already registered, registration will be required.

To access PCS-Tender, record your interest in this notice and access the tender documentation please visithttps://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk and search for project Code itt_13341 under ITTs Open to All Suppliers. Please use the Search/Filter function, then select Project Code from the drop-down. Please note that once you have expressed interest in the ITT it will move to your My ITTs area.

For further information on using PCS-Tender, please read the Supplier Response Guide:https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/supplierhelppage/PCS-TSupplierResponseGuide.pdf

If you have already registered on Public Contracts Scotland and PCS-Tender and paired your accounts you can access PCS-Tender through your Public Contracts Scotland Control Panel.

(SC Ref:449505).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

East Ayrshire Council
Corporate Procurement Team, London Road HQ
Kilmarnock
KA3 7BU
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1563576183
Fax: +44 1563576067Internet address:http://www.east-ayrshire.gov.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:

13/06/2016

 

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