Learning and Development Managed Services Contract
NEST Corporation is seeking to procure a Learning and Development Managed Service. Provider to provide credible and cost-effective learning and development solutions.
United Kingdom-London: Personal development training services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
National Employment Savings Trust (NEST)
Riverside House, 2a Southwark Bridge Road
Contact point(s): Procurement and Contracts Team
SE1 9AH London
Telephone: +44 2030563724
General address of the contracting authority: www.nestpensions.org.uk
Address of the buyer profile: www.nesttenders.bravosolution.co.uk
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
Economic and financial affairs
Other: Pensions Administration
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: UK.
NUTS code UK
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
NEST Corporation is seeking to procure a Learning and Development Managed Service.
Provider to provide credible and cost-effective learning and development solutions.
The scope of the Learning and Development services includes (however, is not limited to) training in the following areas:
— Sales and marketing,
— Project management including accreditations,
— Investment and economics,
— Compliance, legal and risk management,
— Finance and procurement,
— Strategy and public policy,
— Personal effectiveness and behaviours,
— Communication skills including writing,
— Administrative and secretarial skills.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 100 000 and 1 600 000 GBP
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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:
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
1. Register your company on the e-Sourcing portal (this is only required once):
— Click to the portal NEST e-Tendering Portal and click the link to register,
— Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’,
— Enter your correct business and user details,
— Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete,
— You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure).
2. Express an interest in the tender:
— Login to the portal with the username/password,
— Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier),
— Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content,
— Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page,
— This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only)
— You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments ‘in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box.
3. Responding to the tender:
— Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining),
— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with NEST and seek any clarification,
— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT,
— There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available),
— You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page.
If you require any further assistance, please consult the online help or contact the e-Tendering help desk.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: See PQQ/ITT Documents.
See PQQ/ITT Documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
See PQQ/ITT Documents.
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: See PQQ criteria.
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below
1. Quality. Weighting 65
2. Price. Weighting 35
3. Delivery performance
5. Overall cost-effectiveness
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
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
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
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
See Section I
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
NEST will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers via the e-Tendering platform referred to in Section III.2.1) and Section VI.3) Economic operators wishing to lodge an appeal must do so pursuant to Part 3, Chapter 5 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Appeals should be made to the NEST contact detailed in Section I).
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: