Managed Service Provision of Pre-Degree Programmes

Managed Service Provision of Pre-Degree Programmes

Managed Service Provision of Pre-Degree Programmes for International Students.

United Kingdom-Manchester: Education and training services

2018/S 044-096159

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester
M13 9PL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1612752160
E-mail: procurement@manchester.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKD3
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.manchester.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofmanchester/aspx/Home

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofmanchester/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofmanchester/aspx/Home
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Managed Service Provision of Pre-Degree Programmes for International Students

Reference number: 2017/1366/INTSTUDENTS/RC/NG

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Managed service provision for pre-degree programmes for international students.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 785 000.00 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)

80300000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD3
Main site or place of performance:

Main location is The University of Manchester. Additional locations to be determined following evaluation decision.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The successful service provider will supply appropriate recruitment, teaching and facility services for an initial intake during September 2019, although the supply of appropriate services is anticipated to commence upon award. The number of students will grow to a target figure of 800 students over the succeeding 3 academic years and the provision of services will need to both drive and accommodate this growth.

The services anticipated are as follows:

1— develop and deliver pre-degree programmes for international students that attain progression standards for entry into the University of Manchester,

2— establish a brand and international marketing network to recruit sufficient numbers of international students of suitable quality for progression to the University of Manchester,

3— supply a method for the delivery, for example rental, construction or procurement, and operation of a high quality learning environment to accommodate the college’s teaching and ancillary services within close proximity of the main campus.

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

Value excluding VAT: 785 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

It is anticipated that the contract will last for a minimum of 5 (five) years, with a view to extend for 5 (five) further years, subject to a continuing need, satisfactory performance and ongoing funding availability.

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

The figures given are an estimate only of the total value of the project and should not be taken as a guarantee of income.

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: 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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 04/04/2018
Local time: 14:00
Place:

The University of Manchester.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

University of Manchester staff only.

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The High Court of Justice of England
Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United KingdomInternet address:http://https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofmanchester/aspx/Home
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers.

Applicants who are unsuccessful shall be informed by the authority as soon as possible after the decision has been made as to the reasons why the applicant was unsuccessful. If an appeal regarding the award of the contract has not been successfully resolved, The public contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 nº 102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales, and Northern Ireland). Any such action must generally be brought within three months. If a declaration of ineffectiveness is sought, any such action must be brought within 30 days where the authority has communicated the award of the contract and a summary of reasons to tenderers, or otherwise within 6 months of the contract being entered into. Where a contract has not been entered into, the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the court may, depending on the circumstances, award damages, make a declaration of ineffectiveness, order the authority to pay a fine, and/or order that the duration of the contract be shortened. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow the parties to apply to the courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into.

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

The University of Manchester
Oxford Road
Manchester
M13 9PL
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1612752160
E-mail: procurement@manchester.ac.ukInternet address:http://https://in-tendhost.co.uk/universityofmanchester/aspx/Home

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

01/03/2018

 

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