Governance Development Programme Tender

Governance Development Programme Tender

The DfE funded Governance Development Framework is aimed at developing the skills of both new and existing board members.

United Kingdom-London: Education and training services

2018/S 172-390676

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Education and Training Foundation
First Floor, 157-197 Buckingham Palace Road
London
SW1W 9SP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2037408280
E-mail: tenderqueries@etfoundation.co.uk
NUTS code: UKI
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.et-foundation.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.mytenders.co.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA28768

I.2)Information about 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.mytenders.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.mytenders.co.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: www.mytenders.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Charity

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Governance Development Programme

Reference number: PD18/19.10

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

This tender is for the first year of a 3-year governance development framework. Subject to funding and a review of quality and impact at the end of the first and second year, this could be extended for 2019-20 and 2020-21 financial years.

The DfE funded Governance Development Framework (GDF) is aimed at developing the skills of both new and existing board members and, where appropriate, clerks/company secretaries in Further Education and Sixth Form Colleges. Some elements may also be applicable to other types of FE provider. The GDF provides a structured yet flexible approach to learning for board members and clerks/company secretaries either as they begin their roles or for experienced members of governing bodies and governance professionals to develop to become more specialised and add substantial value to the organisations and students which they serve.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 464 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000
80400000
80521000
79420000
80532000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI
Main site or place of performance:

England.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The specific aims of the Governance Development Framework are to:

— provide a comprehensive and structured approach to board member induction and their ongoing development,

— ensure board members are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to fulfil their responsibilities,

— ensure clerks/company secretaries are equipped with the necessary skills and knowledge to provide high quality support for governance to their organisation,

— develop the necessary skills and behaviours so that boards operate effectively, and board members can provide support and challenge to senior leaders and the wider organisation,

— support board members to draw on their previous experience to add value to the wider board,

— provide a diagnostic assessment, utilising a skills audit, for board members to build relevant learning plans.

An essential element of this programme is a focus on creating a highly engaging and high impact programme. Whilst there is a high level of content to be covered, the successful tenderer will have given extensive thought to how this content is presented in a meaningful, engaging and accessible way.

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

Start: 30/10/2018
End: 30/04/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Subject to the availability of funding and sufficiently high quality performance of the successful tenderer during the initial phase of the contract, we would like to include a right to extend any contract for up to a maximum of 2 further years.

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

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

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
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: 08/10/2018
Local time: 12:00
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: 08/10/2018
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

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 myTenders website at https://www.mytenders.co.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=213157

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.mytenders.co.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.

(MT Ref:213157)

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The Education and Training Foundation
First Floor, 157 – 197 Buckingham Palace Road
London
SW1W 9SP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2037408280Internet address: http://www.et-foundation.co.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:

05/09/2018

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