ESF Learning and Development Programme Tender

ESF Learning and Development Programme Tender

Programme for Developing Learning and Development programmes to develop social entrepreneurial skills.

United Kingdom-Glasgow: Business development consultancy services

2017/S 129-264335

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Scottish Government
Atlantic Quay, 150 Broomielaw
Glasgow
G2 8LU
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1412425936
E-mail: christopher.boswell@scot.gov
NUTS code: UKMInternet address(es):Main address: http://www.scotland.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10482

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: 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
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Case 317640 ESF Learning and Development Programme.

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79411100

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Programme for Developing Learning and Development programmes to develop social entrepreneurial skills for the period 1.9.2017 to 31.12.2018 with the option to extend for a period of 2 years agreed on an annual basis.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 450 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2 — Social Entrepreneurship

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80521000
80532000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Modular programme as described in tender documentation.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

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 Social Fund.

II.2.14)Additional information

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1 — Leadership Development

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

73220000
80500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Modular programme as described in tender documentation.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Programme for Developing Social Entrepreneurs for the period 1.7.2017 to 30.6.2019 with the option to extend for a period of 2 years agreed on an annual basis.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

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 Social Fund.

II.2.14)Additional information

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3 — Finance and Social Investment

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80500000
80510000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Modular Finance and Social Investment training as described in the tender documents.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

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 Structural Funds.

II.2.14)Additional information

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 4 — Market and Product Development

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79300000
80500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Modular training in Market and Product Development as described in the tender documentation.

II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

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 Structural Funds.

II.2.14)Additional information

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

Statement for:

4B 1.1 Bidders will be required to have a minimum ‘general’ yearly turnover of 500 000 GBP for last 2 years.

If any tenderer does not meet the financial criteria for consideration but has a parent company that does, the tenderer may still be eligible where their Tender is supported by a Parent Company Guarantee.

4B.3: Where turnover information is not available, the bidder will be required to state the date which they were set up/started trading.

There must be no qualification or contra-indication from any evidence provided in support of the bidders economic and financial standing.

4B.6:

Bidders are required to provide assurance of financial strength to successfully complete their contractual obligations, and must submit their 2 most recent sets of annual audited accounts including balance sheets and profit/loss accounts (translated into GBP and English language) via electronic link in 4B.6.1 or uploading copies into the general attachments area in PCS-T.

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:

Statement for 4C.2

Bidders will be required to confirm details of the technicians or technical bodies who they can call upon, especially those responsible for quality control.

4B.5 Employer’s (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = 5 000 000 GBP

Public Liability Insurance = 1 000 000 GBP

Professional Indemnity Insurance = 1 000 000 GBP.

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)Form of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
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 / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 11/08/2017
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

ESPD will be scored on a pass/fail basis.

The contract award criteria will be Price 40 % / Quality 60 %.

Question Scoring Methodology for Award Criteria outlined in invitation to tender:

0 — Unacceptable. Nil or inadequate response. Fails to demonstrate an ability to meet the requirement.

1 — Poor. Response is partially relevant but generally poor. The response addresses some elements of the requirement but contains insufficient/limited detail or explanation to demonstrate how the requirement will be fulfilled.

2 — Acceptable. Response is relevant and acceptable. The response addresses a broad understanding of the requirement but may lack details on how the requirement will be fulfilled in certain areas.

3 — Good. Response is relevant and good. The response is sufficiently detailed to demonstrate a good understanding and provides details on how the requirements will be fulfilled.

4 — Excellent. Response is completely relevant and excellent overall. The response is comprehensive, unambiguous and demonstrates a thorough understanding of the requirement and provides details of how the requirement will be met in full.

Bidders must complete the ESPD (Scotland) to demonstrate adherence to the Exclusion and Selection Criteria for this procurement. If there are named subcontractors/technicians upon which the bidder will rely to meet the selection criteria, these named parties must complete and reattach the ESPD Supplier Response Form attached to ESPD questions 2C.1.1 (Technicians) and 2D.1.2 (Subcontractors) on PCS-T. These parties must complete the first three sections of the ESPD form, as well as any part of the section 4 selection criteria that the main bidder will rely upon the parties to fulfil. If parties have not yet been identified, this information may be required at a later date. Scottish Government reserves the right to request this information from relevant parties upon whom the main bidder will not rely to fulfil selection criteria.

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 visit https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk and search for project Code 7029 under ITTs Open to All Suppliers. Please use the Search/Filter function, then select Project Code from the dropdown. 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.

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 7029. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

(SC Ref:483288).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Scottish Government
Victoria Quay, Leith
Edinburgh
EH6 6QQ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1312447556Internet address:http://www.scotland.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:

05/07/2017

 

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