Management Consultancy Services for the NHS

Management Consultancy Services for the NHS

Individuals will provide project management expertise to lead on defined task/finish pieces of work with an emphasis on leading a range of clinical and non clinical service improvement initiatives linked to contracts, performance and service needs.

UK-Grays: Project management consultancy services

2013/S 004-004431

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

South Essex Partnership University NHS Foundation Trust
Thurrock Commuity Hospital, Long Lane
Contact point(s): Contracts Department
For the attention of: Sally Pooley Contracts Administrator
RM16 2PX Grays
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1375364535
E-mail: sally.pooley@sept.nhs.uk
Fax: +44 1375364468

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.sept.nhs.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
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
Health
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Management Consultancy Services for the NHS.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
NUTS code UKH3
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 several operators
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Project management consultancy services. Providers will be engaged and expected to contribute effectively to the work of SEPTs Strategy and Business Development Directorate ; the function of which includes long term strategic planning, compliance and assurance, delivery of whole organisation change management programmes (including CQUIN), merger and acquisition and a range of business development activities to ensure organisational stability and future sustainability.
Individuals will provide project management expertise to lead on defined task/finish pieces of work with an emphasis on leading a range of clinical and non clinical service improvement initiatives linked to contracts, performance and service needs. Leadership qualities are essential as the provider will be working within clinical and operational teams to achieve challenging goals across the organisation and lead programmes linked to standardisation, reduced variation, productivity and efficiency. There will be the requirement for providers to undertake multiple projects simultaneously, utilising SEPTs programme management/LEAN business engineering approach.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72224000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
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
II.2.3)Information about renewals
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:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
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: (a) Appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance
Requirements will be included in the pre quailification questionnaire which will be sent to organisations expressing an interest.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Requirements will be included in the pre quailification questionnaire which will be sent to organisations expressing an interest.
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
Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
Envisaged minimum number 6: and maximum number 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Requirements will be inccuded in the pre quailification questionnaire which will be sent to organisations expressing an interest.
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
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
MC/19 -13
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 1.2.2013 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
4.2.2013 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
8.3.2013
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

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
The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
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GO Reference: GO-201313-PRO-4492513.

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:
3.1.2013

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