ERDF Training Workshops Framework

ERDF Training Workshops Framework

Dumfries and Galloway Council wish to establish a Ranked Framework Agreement of training providers and consultants who can deliver training and/or specialist advice on a range of business support related topics.

United Kingdom-Dumfries: Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

2016/S 128-229599

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Dumfries and Galloway Council
Procurement Team, Council Headquarters
Dumfries
DG1 2DD
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3033333000
E-mail: procurement.tenders@dumgal.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKM32

Internet address(es):

 

Main address: http://www.dumgal.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00219

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: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.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:

ERDF Workshops Framework and Specialist Support.

Reference number: DGT/TC/542/16

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Dumfries and Galloway Council wish to establish a Ranked Framework Agreement of training providers and consultants who can deliver training and/or specialist advice on a range of business support related topics.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 14
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Workshop Delivery for Negotiation and Pitching Skills

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79411100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM32

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To provide businesses with a better understanding of negotiation in business and the skills needed. To provide businesses with a better understand of pitching.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 22 000.00 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:

2 years (+1) (+1).

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 Regional Development Fund.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Workshop Delivery for Growth Accelerator Programme

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM32

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To provide businesses with an understanding of Change Leadership. To provide businesses with an understanding of how time management can benefit their business. To provide business with an understanding of strategic business planning. To provide businesses with an understanding of how personality profiling can benefit their business. To provide businesses with an understanding of how succession planning can benefit their business. To provide businesses with an understanding of how managing conflict in the workforce can benefit their business.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 22 000.00 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:

2 years (+1) (+1).

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 Regional Development Fund.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Workshop Delivery — Strategy Development and Accessing External Investment

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79411100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM32

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To prepare businesses for conducting a strategic review of their business. To provide businesses with a better understanding of how to access external investment.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 22 000.00 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:

2 years (+1) (+1).

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 Regional Development Fund.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Workshop Delivery Marketing and Branding

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79413000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM32

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To prepare businesses for creating a marketing plan. To help businesses understand the power of branding.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 22 000.00 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:

2 years (+1) (+1).

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 Regional Development Fund.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Workshop Delivery for Financial Planning and Development of Funding Packages

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM32

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

To provide businesses with a better understanding of how income, expenditure, pricing and cash-flow can be used to grow their business. To provide businesses with a better understanding of how to put together a funding package.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 22 000.00 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:

2 years (+1) (+1).

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 Regional Development Fund.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Expert Support: Strategy Development and Accessing External Investment

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79411100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM32

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Brief to be drawn up by personal adviser and client.

Methodology defined by the consultant however support will be delivered within a 4 week period with a follow-up 6 months after the formulation of the Strategic Plan. External investment including, but not limited to: grants, business angels, venture capital, banks, private equity.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 10 000.00 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:

2 years (+1) (+1).

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 Regional Development Fund.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Expert Support: Marketing and Branding

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79413000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM32

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Methodology defined by the consultant however support will be delivered within a 4 week period with a follow-up 6 months after the formulation of the Marketing Plan. Up to 3 days 1-to-1 support to develop a branding plan.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 10 000.00 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:

2 years (+1) (+1).

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 Regional Development Fund.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Expert Support: Financial Planning and Development of Funding Packages

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM32

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Brief to be drawn up by personal adviser and client.

Methodology defined by the consultant however support will be delivered within a 4 week period with a follow-up 6 months after the formulation of the Financial Plan. Content of delivery will be based on the client’s individual financial management support needs.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 10 000.00 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:

2 years (+1) (+1).

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 Regional Development Fund.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Expert Support: Innovation/assessing Market Potential/Technical Feasibility and Supply Chain Logistics

Lot No: 9

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79413000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM32

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Brief to be drawn up by personal adviser and client.

Methodology defined by the consultant however support will be delivered within a 4 week period with a follow-up 6 months after completion.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 10 000.00 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:

2 years (+1) (+1).

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 Regional Development Fund.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Expert Support: Intellectual Property and other Legal Issues

Lot No: 10

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79111000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM32

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Brief to be drawn up by personal adviser and client.

Methodology defined by the consultant however support will be delivered within a 4 week period with a follow-up 6 months after completion.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 10 000.00 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:

2 years (+1) (+1).

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 Regional Development Fund.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Expert Support: Operations and Business Resources including Staff (HR), Funding and Property, Management Team and Business Development

Lot No: 11

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79414000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM32

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Brief to be drawn up by personal adviser and client.

Methodology defined by the consultant however support will be delivered within a 4 week period with a follow-up 6 months after completion.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 10 000.00 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:

2 years (+1) (+1).

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 Regional Development Fund.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Expert Support: Sales/Customers/Marketing and Exporting

Lot No: 12

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79342300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM32

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Brief to be drawn up by personal adviser and client.

Methodology defined by the consultant however support will be delivered within a 4 week period with a follow-up 6 months after completion.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 10 000.00 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:

2 years (+1) (+1).

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 Regional Development Fund.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Expert Support: Efficiency and Quality Management Systems

Lot No: 13

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79411100

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM32

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Brief to be drawn up by personal adviser and client.

Methodology defined by the consultant however support will be delivered within a 4 week period with a follow-up 6 months after completion.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 10 000.00 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:

2 years (+1) (+1).

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 Regional Development Funds.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Expert Support: ICT Consultancy Support

Lot No: 14

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM32

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Brief to be drawn up by personal adviser and client.

Methodology defined by the consultant however support will be delivered within a 4 week period with a follow-up 6 months after completion.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 10 000.00 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:

2 year (+1) (+1).

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 Regional Development 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

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:

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
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: 04/08/2016
Local time: 14:00
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 04/08/2016
Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

4 years.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland web site at:http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=452241

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at:http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(SC Ref:452241).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Dumfries and Galloway Council
Procurement Team, Council Headquarters
Dumfries
DG1 2DD
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3033333000
E-mail: procurement.tenders@dumgal.gov.ukInternet address:http://www.dumgal.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:

01/07/2016

 

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