General Consultancy Services Tender

General Consultancy Services Tender

Cadent Gas Limited seeks to establish a Framework Contract for General Consultancy Services across the following 10 Lots: Lot 1 – Business Strategy Consultancy, Lot 2 – Business Change Consultancy.

United Kingdom-Coventry: Business and management consultancy and related services

2018/S 145-333026

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses

Cadent Gas Limited
10080864
Ashbrook Court Prologis Park, Central Boulevard
Coventry
CV7 8PE
United Kingdom
Contact person: Liz Gilbert
E-mail: liz.gilbert2@cadentgas.com
NUTS code: UKG33Internet address(es):Main address: https://cadentgas.com/home

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: https://service.ariba.com/Supplier.aw/128500104/aw?awh=r&awssk=egHfn7Qv&dard=1&ancdc=1
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
Cadent Gas Limited
Coventry
United Kingdom
Contact person: Liz Gilbert
E-mail: liz.gilbert2@cadentgas.com
NUTS code: UKG33Internet address(es):Main address: https://cadentgas.com/home
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
Cadent Gas Limited
Coventry
United Kingdom
Contact person: Liz Gilbert
E-mail: liz.gilbert2@cadentgas.com
NUTS code: UKG33Internet address(es):Main address: https://cadentgas.com/home

I.6)Main activity

Production, transport and distribution of gas and heat

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

General Consultancy Framework

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79400000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Cadent Gas Limited seeks to establish a Framework Contract for General Consultancy Services across the following 10 Lots:

Lot 1 – Business Strategy Consultancy,

Lot 2 – Business Change Consultancy,

Lot 3 – Customer and Performance Consultancy,

Lot 4 – Financial Consultancy,

Lot 5 – Tax Consultancy,

Lot 6 – Pensions Consultancy,

Lot 7 – Regulatory Consultancy,

Lot 8 – IT Consultancy,

Lot 9 – HR Consultancy,

Lot 10 – Real Estate Consultancy.

Should there be interest in participating in Tender, please send the following information to liz.gilbert2@cadentgas.com

— Company name,

— Company address,

— Contact name,

— Contact email address,

— Contact phone number.

Upon receipt of this information you will receive a system generated email with your access instructions.

Please note: Cadent Gas Limited reserves the right to progress the timeline of the Tender process for one or more Lot/s ahead of others.

Participation conditions apply to this Tender activity. Further details can be found within section VI.3

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Business Strategy Consultancy

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000
79411100
79410000
73200000
73000000
72224000
72221000
79411000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG33

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of business strategy consultancy and advisory services covering but not limited to the following areas:

— Business analysis,

— Business risk,

— Corporate/function strategy and planning,

— Organisational effectiveness,

— Business management,

— Lean ways of working,

— Business strategy in regulated environment.

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

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will include extension options.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Business Change Consultancy

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79411100
79400000
79410000
72224000
73200000
72221000
73000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG33

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of consultancy and advisory services covering but not limited to the following areas:

— Organisational design and change implementation,

— Operational, customer service business change,

— Change management,

— Process improvement,

— People and culture,

— Measuring performance

— Risk and controls,

— Transformation.

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

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Extension options may apply.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Customer and Performance

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000
73000000
73200000
72221000
79411100
72224000
79410000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG33

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of consultancy and advisory services covering but not limited to the following areas:

— Customer journey and experience mapping,

— Customer in regulatory environment.

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

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Extension options may apply.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Financial Consultancy

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79200000
79311400
66121000
66171000
66519600
79212500
79412000
72224000
79411100
79211200
71241000
79410000
79419000
72221000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG33

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of consultancy and advisory services covering but not limited to the following areas:

— Financial strategies, policies, processes and organisation,

— Developing financial efficiency,

— Specialist investment and financial market advisory services, capital funding, and financial risk management.

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

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Extension options may apply.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Tax Consultancy

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79221000
72221000
72224000
79212500
66171000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG33

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of consultancy and advisory services covering but not limited to the following areas:

— Tax in corporate environments,

— Tax in regulatory environments,

— Tax in infrastructure businesses.

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

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Extension options may apply.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Pensions Consultancy

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

66523000
72221000
72224000
79212500
66171000
66519600

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG33

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of consultancy and advisory services covering but not limited to the following areas:

All aspects of pensions and actuarial consultancy services, which could include the establishment of strategy, policies, processes and organisational design relating to the management of a large Defined Benefit arrangement and a Defined Contribution scheme under a master trust, including specialist investment advice funding, and risk management.

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

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Extensions options may apply.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Regulatory Consultancy

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

73000000
73200000
72221000
79411100
72224000
79410000
66152000
71241000
79212500
79311400
66519600
79200000
79412000
79419000
66171000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG33

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of consultancy and advisory services covering but not limited to the following areas:

— Regulatory economics,

— Financial cost modeling,

— Financial risk,

— Regulatory planning and strategy.

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

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Extension options may apply.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

IT Consultancy

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72246000
72227000
72224000
71241000
72220000
72266000
72100000
79411100
72221000
72222000
72200000
72223000
79410000
72600000
79418000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG33

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of consultancy and advisory services covering but not limited to the following areas:

Information Technology (IT) expertise for the development of strategy, thought leadership, implementation of IT business improvement projects and assurance of delivery. This includes but not exhaustively: IT health checks, strategy development, requirements specification, system design and implementation to a controlled steady state, underpinned by ISO 9001 QMS and ISO 27001 Information Assurance processes.

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

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Extension options may apply.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

HR Consultancy

Lot No: 9

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72221000
79411000
72224000
79411100
71241000
98200000
79414000
79410000
73000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG33

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of consultancy and advisory services covering but not limited to the following areas:

— Policies and programs,

— HR and corporate strategies,

— Strategies and objectives to support business structures,

— People and functional performance.

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

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Extension options may apply.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Real Estate Consultancy

Lot No: 10

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

73000000
79410000
72224000
71241000
79400000
79411100
70330000
70332200
70332300
70100000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG33

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of consultancy and advisory services covering but not limited to the following areas:

Real estate strategies.

This could include but is not limited to: estate policy and planning, property strategies, property management, property operations support services and technology.

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

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Extension options may apply.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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: no
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

List and brief description of conditions:

Please refer to section VI.3) Additional information where criteria for participation is detailed.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Please refer to section VI.3) Additional information where criteria for participation is detailed.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Please refer to section VI.3) Additional information where criteria for participation is detailed.

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

Please refer to section VI.3) Additional information where criteria for participation is detailed.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted 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: no
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: 21/08/2018
Local time: 15:00
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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Should you be interested in participating within the General Consultancy Tender in response to the Contract Notice you must first qualify to do so by meeting the following conditions for participation.

You must have:

fully answered and submitted your responses to all qualification questions – before the deadline of 3pm on 21.8.2018 and in line with the instructions provided within the Tender documents.

You must have:

achieved the pass criteria for each question and be ranked within the highest scoring maximum number of qualifying participants set for each Lot within the Tender documents.

Please note: The Tender documents and qualification questions are available within esourcing tool – Ariba. Tender ID WS153771877. To obtain access, please email your representative for this process: liz.gilbert2@cadentgas.com providing your:

— company name,

— company address,

— contact name,

— contact email address,

— contact phone number.

Should you be interested in reviewing the Tender documents and answering the qualification questions by the deadline – we advise you to request your access at your soonest opportunity and prior to the deadline.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Cadent Gas Limited
Coventry
United Kingdom
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:

26/07/2018

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