Employment Support Service Contract Middlesbrough

Employment Support Service Contract Middlesbrough

Employment Support, Payroll and Managed Acoounts Through Direct Payments and Personal Budgets.

United Kingdom-Middlesbrough: Health and social work services

2016/S 006-006782

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Middlesbrough Borough Council
3rd floor, Civic Centre
For the attention of: Mr Stephen Snaith
TS1 2QQ Middlesbrough
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1642729178
E-mail: stephen_snaith@middlesbrough.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.middlesbrough.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: http://www.nepoportal.org

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://www.nepoportal.org

Further information can be obtained from: Middlesbrough Borough Council
3rd floor, Civic Centre
For the attention of: Mr Stephen Snaith
TS1 2QQ Middlesbrough
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1642729178
E-mail: stephen_snaith@middlesbrough.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Middlesbrough Borough Council
3rd floor, Civic Centre
For the attention of: Mr Stephen Snaith
TS1 2QQ Middlesbrough
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1642729178
E-mail: stephen_snaith@middlesbrough.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Middlesbrough Borough Council
3rd floor, Civic Centre
For the attention of: Mr Stephen Snaith
TS1 2QQ Middlesbrough
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1642729178
E-mail: stephen_snaith@middlesbrough.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

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:

Employment Support, Payroll and Managed Acoounts Through Direct Payments and Personal Budgets.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services
NUTS code

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)

Middlesbrough Council seek expressions of interest from suitably experienced Providers who wish to be considered for a contract for the provision of LOT 1 Employment Support Service through Direct Payments and Personal Budgets, LOT 2 Payroll and Managed Accounts Service through Direct Payments and Personal Budgets.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85320000, 79211110

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

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:

LOT 1 Employment Support Service through Direct Payments and Personal Budgets, LOT 2 Payroll and Managed Accounts Service through Direct Payments and Personal Budgets. .
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The contract will be for an initial 3 year period with the option to extend for a further 24 month period.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in days: 0 (from the award of the contract)

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Deposits and Guarantees maybe required.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

The terms of payment will be set out in the terms and conditions of contract.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

In the case of group bidders the group the group will be expected to take legal form.

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: Full details of the information to be provided are detailed in the contract documentation .To express an interest please log onto the North East Purchasing Organisation (NEPO) portal viahttps://www.qtegov.com/procontract/supplier.nsf and locate the Middlesbrough Council tender provision through the search facility. You will then be required to register your interest in this contract. If you are not registered on the NEPO portal (Pro Contract) you will need to complete the registration (free of charge) before registering your interest. All documentation will be available only through the Pro contract system. If you have any problems registering an interest contact Stephen Snaith telephone +44 1642729178.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: 2 years accounts and bankers reference. Minimum levels of standards possibly required: The contractors financial and economic standing will be assessed on the information it provides in its pre-qualification questionnaire and any other information requested by the Authority by way of clarification. Factors that will be considered will include turnover, liquidity, profitability, equity and overall company efficiency. The list is not exhaustive and assessment will ultimately be made on a pass or fail based on the risk level of the financial ability of the contractor to deliver the service. Those contractors assessed as low to medium risk will proceed and those deemed as high risk will not. To express an interest please log onto the North East Purchasing Organisation (NEPO) portal viahttps://www.qtegov.com/procontract/supplier.nsf and locate the Middlesbrough Council tender provision through the search facility. You will then be required to register your interest in this contract. If you are not registered on the NEPO portal (Pro Contract) you will need to complete the registration (free of charge) before registering your interest. All documentation will be available only through the Pro contract system.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:

Full details of the information to be provided are detailed in the tender documentation. To express an interest please log onto the North East Purchasing Organisation (NEPO) portal via https://www.qtegov.com/procontract/supplier.nsf and locate the Middlesbrough Council tender provision through the search facility. You will then be required to register your interest in this contract. If you are not registered on the NEPO portal (Pro Contract) you will need to complete the registration (free of charge) before registering your interest. All documentation will be available only through the Pro contract system. If you have any problems registering an interest contact Stephen Snaith +44 1642729178.

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no

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: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

0291
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: 12.2.2016 – 12:00
Payable documents: yes
Price: 0 GBP

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

12.2.2016 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Middlesbrough Council
Finance and Investment (Commissioning and Procurement Unit), 3rd Floor Civic Centre
TS1 2XH Middlesbrough
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: scpuprocurement@middlesbrough.gov.uk

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:

7.1.2016

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