Jisc Multi-Supplier e-Books Framework Agreement

Jisc Multi-Supplier e-Books Framework Agreement

Jisc Services Ltd intends to establish a multi-supplier framework agreement for e-Books services content supply. 

United Kingdom-Bristol: Education and training services

2018/S 044-096254

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Jisc Services Ltd
One Castlepark, Tower Hill
Bristol
BS2 0JA
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1235822140
E-mail: procurement@jisc.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKK11
Internet address(es):Main address: www.jisc.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://tenders.jisc.ac.uk

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://tenders.jisc.ac.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://tenders.jisc.ac.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: National Education and Research Network Provider

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

e-Books Framework Agreement

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Jisc Services Ltd (JSL) intends to establish a multi-supplier framework agreement for e-Books services content supply. The purpose of the framework is to provide a mechanism for JSL to purchase content to support Jisc’s e-Books for FE service and any opportunities for new services to other education and training sectors. Jisc e-Books for FE service has provided all FE institutions in the UK with free access to a collection of curriculum-led e-Books since 2009. Jisc licensed the e-Books on behalf of the colleges, and they are currently hosted on the e-Book Central platform.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 25 000 000.00 GBP

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:

AS Level/A Level/Highers/Advanced Highers Content

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80420000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Core textbooks, workbooks and revision guides that support the UK-wide curriculum.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

JSL wishes to put in place a framework that runs for an initial 2 years with the possibility of extension for a further 2 years subject to requirements and performance review.

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:

Vocational Content for FE (Levels 2 and 3)

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80420000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Core textbooks and workbooks that support vocational qualifications such as BTECs, CACHE, T Levels, and applied diplomas /applied general qualifications.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

JSL wishes to put in place a framework that runs for an initial 2 years with the possibility of extension for a further 2 years subject to requirements and performance review.

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:

GCSE, iGCSE and Nationals English and Maths for FE and Scottish Core Skills

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80420000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Core textbooks, workbooks and revision guides that support the UK-wide curriculum.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

JSL wishes to put in place a framework that runs for an initial 2 years with the possibility of extension for a further 2 years subject to requirements and performance review.

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:

Academic books that support L4 and Access to University courses supplied by FE

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80420000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Textbooks that support a wider curriculum that assists learners studying and preparing for university.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

JSL wishes to put in place a framework that runs for an initial 2 years with the possibility of extension for a further 2 years subject to requirements and performance review.

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:

Vocational content to support Apprentices

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80420000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Textbooks, workbooks and guides that support apprentices succeed in their NVQs/SVQs.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

JSL wishes to put in place a framework that runs for an initial 2 years with the possibility of extension for a further 2 years subject to requirements and performance review.

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:

GCSEs, iGCSEs and Nationals English and Maths for Schools

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80420000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Core textbooks, workbooks and revision guides that support the UK-wide curriculum in English and Maths.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

JSL wishes to put in place a framework that runs for an initial 2 years with the possibility of extension for a further 2 years subject to requirements and performance review.

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:

Academic books that support GCSEs, iGCSEs and nationals taught in schools

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80420000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Core textbooks, workbooks and revision guides that support the UK-wide curriculum.

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

JSL wishes to put in place a framework that runs for an initial 2 years with the possibility of extension for a further 2 years subject to requirements and performance review.

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 35
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: 04/04/2018
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

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 04/04/2018
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
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Jisc Services Ltd
Bristol
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Jisc Services Limited will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The public contracts Regulations 2015 article 91 provides for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

02/03/2018

 

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