Evaluation of Stoke-on-Trent Co-operative Working Model – Research Tender

Evaluation of Stoke-on-Trent Co-operative Working Model – Research Tender

To appoint a qualified provider to develop and carry out research to critically evaluate and inform the development of the Co-operative Working Model in the City of Stoke-on-Trent on behalf of the Council and its Partners.

United Kingdom-Stoke-on-Trent: Research services

2015/S 014-021307

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Corporate Procurement, Civic Centre, Glebe Street
ST14 1HH Stoke-on-Trent
UNITED KINGDOM

Internet address(es):

Electronic access to information: https://iewm.bravosolution.co.uk/sotandstaffordshireauthorities/

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://iewm.bravosolution.co.uk/sotandstaffordshireauthorities/

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: This tender is being carried out electronically through our e-Tenering portal BravoSolution athttps://iewm.bravosolution.co.uk/sotandstaffordshireauthorities/
UNITED KINGDOM

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: This tender is being carried out electronically through our e-Tenering portal BravoSolution athttps://iewm.bravosolution.co.uk/sotandstaffordshireauthorities/
UNITED KINGDOM

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:

Evaluation of Stoke-on-Trent Co-operative Working Model.

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

Services
Service category No 8: Research and development services

NUTS code UKG23

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)

Research services. To appoint a qualified provider to develop and carry out research to critically evaluate and inform the development of the Co-operative Working Model in the City of Stoke-on-Trent on behalf of the Council and its Partners.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

73110000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

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:

The criteria stated in the specification, in the invitation to tender or in the descriptive document.
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.4.2015. Completion 31.3.2018

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Not applicable.

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

The criteria stated in the specification, in the invitation to tender or in the descriptive document.

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

The criteria stated in the specification, in the invitation to tender or in the descriptive document.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The criteria stated in the specification, in the invitation to tender or in the descriptive document.
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: The criteria stated in the specification, in the invitation to tender or in the descriptive document.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) Appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance.
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established.
(c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.
The criteria stated in the specification, in the invitation to tender or in the descriptive document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: The criteria stated in the specification, in the invitation to tender or in the descriptive document.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
The criteria stated in the specification, in the invitation to tender or in the descriptive document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
The criteria stated in the specification, in the invitation to tender or in the descriptive document.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

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: yes

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
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:

PE-ANS/2014/56
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

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

2.3.2015 – 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

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 2.3.2015 – 12:01
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Corporate Procurement.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

This opportunity is being tendered electronically, please see below instructions on registration (free of charge) to our e-Tendering portal: BravoSolution ITT reference no: itt_29944BravoSolution Project reference no: project_18761Project Title: Evaluation of Stoke-on-Trent Cooperative Working ModelProject Reference no: PE-ANS/2014/56Instructions for registration are as follows:

1. Browse the IEWM eSourcing Portal: https://iewm.bravosolution.co.uk/sotandstaffordshireauthorities/

2. Click the ‘Click here to register’ link;
3. Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’;
4. Enter your correct business and user details;
5. Note the username you chose and click ‘save’ when complete;
6. You will receive an email with your unique password (keep this secure);
7. Login to the portal with the username/password;
8. Click the ‘ITTs open to all suppliers’ link. (These are ITTs open to any registered supplier);
9. Click on the relevant ITT to access the content;
10. Click the ‘Express Interest’ button in the ‘Actions’ on the left-hand side of the page. This will move the ITT over to the ‘My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only);
11. Click on the ITT code, you can now access any attachments by clicking the ‘Settings and Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘Actions’ box on the left-hand side of the page. For further questions and how to complete the ITT click on ‘My Response’;
12. You can now choose to ‘Reply’ or ‘Reject’;

13. Note the deadline for completion, then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the ITT If you require any further assistance the BravoSolution help desk is available Mon-Fri — 8:00-18:00 on email: help@bravosolution.co.uktelephone no: +44 8003684850 / Fax no: +44 2070800480.

To view this notice, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=126415933

GO Reference: GO-2015116-PRO-6295598.
I.1) Name, addresses and contact point(s):

Contact point(s): This tender is being carried out electronically through BravoSolution athttps://iewm.bravosolution.co.uk/sotandstaffordshireauthorities/

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Corporate Procurement, Civic Centre, Glebe Street
ST14 1HH Stoke-on-Trent
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: purchasing@stoke.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:

16.1.2015

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