Management Consultancy Framework 2 – Crown Commercial Service

Management Consultancy Framework 2 – Crown Commercial Service

Crown Commercial Service wishes to establish a pan government Framework Agreement for use by UK public sector bodies which include Central Government Departments and their Arm Length Bodies and Agencies, the wider public sector and third sector. 4 Lots.

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Business and management consultancy and related services

2018/S 070-155197

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
9th Floor, The Capital Building, Old Hall Street
Liverpool
L3 9PP
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3450103503
E-mail: supplier@crowncommercial.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.crowncommercial.gov.uk/s/

Address of the buyer profile: https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://ccs-agreements.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/procurement-pipeline
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Management Consultancy Framework 2 (MCF2)

Reference number: RM6008

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79400000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Crown Commercial Service (CCS) wishes to establish a pan government Framework Agreement for use by UK public sector bodies which include Central Government Departments and their Arm Length Bodies and Agencies, the wider public sector and third sector including, including but not limited to, local government, health, education, police, fire and rescue, housing associations and charities. This agreement will complement the Management Consultancy Framework Agreement (RM3745), which is managed by CCS. Scope of assignments may be national or international.

Please note that this procurement is for professional services and not contingent workforce.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 300 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 4
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

CCS reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Lot 1,

Lot 2,

Lot 3,

Lot 4.

Bidders have the opportunity to submit bids for all or any combination of lots.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Business Consultancy Services

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

66121000
71241000
72100000
72200000
72220000
72221000
72222200
72223000
72224000
72227000
72246000
72266000
72600000
79311400
79400000
79410000
79411000
79411100
79414000
98200000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Supplier shall deliver assignments which may result in: Single, multiple assignments or a single project addressing a broad range of business consulting services for both advice and delivery. Reactive assignments, where the requirements and outcomes are known by the Customer.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 50
Price – Weighting: 50

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 800 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
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:

CCS reserves the right to extend the Framework Agreement by 2 periods of up to 12 months each after the initial 24 month period.

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

With reference to IV.I.3, a bidder will be awarded a place on lot 1 if they achieve or exceed the minimum final score of 55. We cannot guarantee any business through the Framework Agreement.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Procurement, Supply Chain and Commercial Consultancy Services

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

66170000
71241000
72224000
73210000
79400000
79410000
79411000
79411100
79418000
79419000
79996000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Supplier shall deliver assignments which may result in: Assignments providing procurement, supply chain and commercial consultancy expertise to Customers. These may include advice and delivery of: Complex commercial procurement transactions, strategic, operational and dedicated large scale deployments. Procurement processes which may include but not limited to: requests for information, pre-qualification questionnaires, invitation to tender, specification and drafting. Transactional functional services which may include but not limited to: purchase to pay, purchase orders, contract management, automation, digitalisation or administering work, structuring of commercial models, which may include but not limited to: private finance initiative/public finance initiative/joint ventures/public private partnership and social economic partnerships. Category management including make or buy decisions.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 50
Price – Weighting: 50

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 250 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
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:

CCS reserves the right to extend the Framework Agreement by 2 periods of up to 12 months each after the initial 24 month period.

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

With reference to IV.I.3, a bidder will be awarded a place on Lot 2 if they achieve or exceed the minimum final score of 55.

We cannot guarantee any business through the Framework Agreement.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Complex and Transformation Consultancy Services

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71241000
72221000
72224000
79400000
79410000
79411000
79411100
79419000
79996000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Supplier shall deliver assignments which may result in: Advice and/or delivery of multi discipline multiple work streams/programmes or portfolios of work. Programmes or portfolios of work across government which are complex, multi-disciplinary, transformational and large scale Lead/support for Customers in the design, construction and implementation of dynamic, multiple work stream and interdependent projects.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 80
Price – Weighting: 20

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 750 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
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:

CCS reserves the right to extend the Framework Agreement by 2 periods of up to 12 months each after the initial 24 month period.

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

We cannot guarantee any business through the Framework Agreement with reference to IV.I.3, CCS will award a Framework Agreement to the top ranked 30 bidders.

CCS will also award a Framework Agreement to additional bidders where their final score is within 5% of the original awarded last place position only (30th position).

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Strategic Consultancy Services

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71241000
72221000
72224000
73220000
79400000
79410000
79411000
79411100
79419000
79996000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Services are likely to be assignments providing high level strategic advice to permanent secretaries, ministers and other senior civil/public servants, they may result in: Proposals to Customers which are based on insights, intelligence and expertise, academic research, papers written and published. Advice to support government direction or policies, as above based on knowledge and consultancy capabilities introduction of best practice and market leading advice to government. Diagnostic and analytical support for public sector leadership/management. Assignments to develop and or enhance business strategy in support of delivery of business goals.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 80
Price – Weighting: 20

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 500 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
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:

CCS reserves the right to extend the Framework Agreement by 2 periods of up to 12 months each after the initial 24 month period.

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

We cannot guarantee any business through the Framework Agreement with reference to IV.I.3, CCS will award a Framework Agreement to the top ranked 30 bidders. CCS will also award a Framework Agreement to additional bidders where their final score is within 5% of the original awarded last place position only (30th position).

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Bidders will be assessed in accordance with Section 5 of the 2015 Public Contract Regulations (implementing the Directive) on the basis of information provided in response to an Invitation to Tender (“ITT”).

Registering for access.

This procurement will be managed electronically via the BravoSolution eSourcing tool. This will be the primary route for sharing all information and communicating with bidders.

If you have recently registered on the BravoSolution portal for another CCS procurement you can use the same account for this competition. If not, you will first need to register your organisation on the portal.

To register, you will need to:

1. Go to the URL: https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk

2. Select “Click here to register!”;

3. Read and agree to the portal user agreement;

4. Complete the registration form, providing information including:

— The full legal name of your organisation,

— Your company registration number,

— Your DUNS number-a unique 9-digit number provided to organisations free of charge by Dun and Bradstreet,

— User and contact details.

Once you have registered on the eSourcing tool, you will be able to express your interest in this specific procurement. Your registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done.

Note: If you require additional users from your organisation to see the Invitation to Tender (ITT), do not repeat the above as this will create a new separate account; instead the registered user can add additional users to the existing account via “Profile” “User Management” “Users”.

You need to express an interest in rfq_8 Management Consultancy Framework 2 (MCF2).

To express an interest you will need to:

1. Login to the BravoSolution eSourcing tool https://crowncommercialservice.bravosolution.co.uk

2. On the dashboard there is a “quick links” portlet – click on “My ITTs”;

3. On the next screen click on “ITTs open to all suppliers”;

4. Click on the rfq_8 Management Consultancy Framework 2 (MCF2). Note: There may also be other events listed on here;

5. Click on “Express Interest” at the top of the next screen;

6. You can now access the published documents in the eSourcing suite.

For assistance please contact the eSourcing Help-desk operated by BravoSolution by email at help@bravosolution.co.uk or call +44 0800 069 8630

Cyber Essentials is mandatory for Central Government Contracts which involves handling personal information and providing certain ICT products and services. To participate in this procurement, bidders must be able to demonstrate that they comply with the technical requirements prescribed by Cyber Essentials for services under and in connection with this procurement. The award of a place on this Framework Agreement is conditional on a bidders ability to demonstrate to the Authority that they meet the technical requirements prescribed by Cyber Essentials for services under and in conjunction with this procurement.

Please note that Cyber Essentials Basic Certificate or equivalent is required for all lots.

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

The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons
The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes
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: 999
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: no
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 168-345488

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 18/05/2018
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: 8 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 18/05/2018
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Electronically, via web-based portal.

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:

In the event that there is a substantive challenge to the procurement, and such a challenge is confined to a single lot, the Authority reserves the right to the extent that it is lawful to do so to conclude a Framework Agreement with the successful bidders in respect of the lot(s) that have not been challenged. As part of this Contract Notice, the following can be accessed at: https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/74313edd-3981-4881-813d-a794725062f4

1. Authorised Customer List,

2. Transparency.

Information. CCS will conduct a webinar to inform bidders on how to bid. The webinar will be held on 25.4.18. Details of how to register will be issued via the messaging system on the eSourcing Suite.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

N/A
N/A
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

09/04/2018

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