Lean Thinking Training Tender

Lean Thinking Training Tender

The Services are to implement a programe of Lean Thinking training/coaching and process improvement across a number of Delivery Units. The approach shall be largely based around on – the- job process improvements of waste with a large degree of knowledge transfer to Network Rails employees.

UK-York: Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

2012/S 244-401858

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Network Rail Infrastructure Limited
George Stephenson House
For the attention of: Mark Holyoake
YO1 6JT York
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1904383289
E-mail: mark.holyoake@networkrail.co.uk

Further information 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)Main activity
Railway services
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities
The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:
Lean Thinking Training/Coaching.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 4: Transport of mail by land [3] and by air
NUTS code UKC
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 months: 18
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 900 000 and 1 200 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):
The Services are to implement a programe of Lean Thinking training/coaching and process improvement across a number of Delivery Units. The approach shall be largely based around on – the- job process improvements of waste with a large degree of knowledge transfer to Network Rails employees. The service is required to drive , direct and engage people in the Lean transformation including expanding the application and internalisation into other areas and other levels of the organisation.
a) The Services to be delivered by the Supplier shall comprise equivalent Lean Thinking coaches with a proven capability of developing Lean Thinking in railway teams and experience in working in a unionised, industrial environment such as the railways.
b) Coach and assist the local management teams in running the Control Room effectively.
c) Coach and assist the local management teams to implement 5S regime and link the reporting on 5S progress to the function of the Control Room.
d) Coach and assist the local management teams to implement root cause analysis tools and link that to the function of the Control Room.
e) Coach and assist the local management teams to implement PDCA in their teams and link that to the function of the Control Room.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79000000, 79400000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Information about 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:
As the services required relate to business consultancy and training this can not be determined at this stage.
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 900 000 and 1 200 000 GBP
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
Duration in months: 18 (from the award of the contract)

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:
Details will be provided in the tender documentation.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions:
The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
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: Checks will be undertaken as to the financial viability and other criteria as specified in the invitation to tender document.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Attributes for evaluation will be contained within the tender documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
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: no

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
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 entity:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 18.1.2013 – 16:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
25.1.2013 – 16:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
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:14.12.2012

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