Knowledge Management Services Tender

Knowledge Management Services Tender

Knowledge Sharing, Communities of Practice, Project Learning, Peer to Peer Collaboration.

United Kingdom-Warrington: General management consultancy services

2015/S 093-167303

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

National Nuclear Laboratory Limited
5th Floor, Chadwick House, Birchwood Park
For the attention of: Jon Doyle
WA3 6AE Warrington
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: jonathon.j.doyle@nnl.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.nnl.co.uk

Electronic access to information: http://www.nnl.co.uk/000020KM-ITT

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: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Other: Nuclear

I.3)Main activity

Other: Nulcear

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Sellafield Limited
Cumbria
Seascale
UNITED KINGDOM

Magnox Limited
Berkeley Cente, Gloucestershire
Berkeley
UNITED KINGDOM

LLW Repository Ltd
Old Shore Road, Cumbria
Drigg
UNITED KINGDOM

International Nuclear Services
Westlakes Science and Technology Park, Cumbria
Moor Row
UNITED KINGDOM

Dounreay Site Restoration Limited
Dounreay, Caithness
Thurso
UNITED KINGDOM

Direct Rail Services Limited
Kingmoor Depot, Etterby Road, Cumbria
Carlisle
UNITED KINGDOM

Culham Centre for Fusion Energy
Culham Science Centre
Abingdon
UNITED KINGDOM

Radioactive Waste Management Limited
Harwell, Dicot
Oxford
UNITED KINGDOM

Nuclear Decommissioning Authority Limited
Westlakes Science and Technology Park, Cumbria
Moor Row
UNITED KINGDOM

Environmental Agency
Cumbria
Penrith
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

The Provision of Knowledge Management Services on behalf of the Share Service Alliance.

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

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Various sites across the United Kingdom.

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with a single operator

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 3 000 000 and 5 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Share Service Alliance Framework Agreement for the Provision of knowledge Management Services.
To establish a framework contract for ‘Hands on Support’ in the delivery of knowledge management improvement plans across the NDA estate, which comprises of the NDA, NDA Subsidiaries, SLC’s and Associated Companies. The improvement plans will be produced by each of the individual businesses and are based on a Knowledge Management Maturity Assessment (KMMA), which has been developed to identify and target areas for improvement. The KMMA is an annual assessment which is target driven to attain and recognise best practice within the estate.
It is expected that the successful contractor will bring developed tools and techniques to enable the successful delivery of the individual improvement plans for the following areas, but not limited to;
— Knowledge Sharing,
— Communities of Practice,
— Project Learning,
— Peer to Peer Collaboration,
— Knowledge Risks,
— Collective Risks,
— Individual Risks.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79411000

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

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:

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

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

Terms and Conditions as presented within the ITT document available for download from the NNL website.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) are recognised as a tool that can be used to drive improvements in important areas. KPI’s will be used to contract manage this Framework Agreement. KPIs’ are contained with the ITT document.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: All tenderers must complete the selection criteria section contained with the ITT document and answer all questions as described in the tender assessment criteria spreadsheet. Tenderers who fail any of the selection criteria will not be assessed against the award criteria and result in a non compliant bid.
All tenderers must complete the pricing schedule spreadsheet contained within Section C of the ITT document and all specific commercial questions contained within the ITT.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to the Tender Assessment Criteria spreadsheet contained within the ITT document available to download from the NNL website.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
All tenderers must complete the selection criteria section contained with the ITT document and answer all questions as described in the tender assessment criteria spreadsheet. Tenderers who fail any of the selection criteria will not be assessed against the award criteria and result in a non compliant bid.
All tenderers must respond to all technical questions contained within the ITT document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please refer to the Tender Assessment Criteria spreadsheet contained within the ITT document available to download from the NNL website.
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

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:

NNL000020

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2015/S 24-039970 of 4.2.2015

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

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

22.6.2015 – 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

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 22.6.2015 – 12:15

Place:

Warrington.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Procurement team.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.3)Additional information
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:

11.5.2015

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