Managing Consultancy and Professional Services Framework – Yorkshire

Managing Consultancy and Professional Services Framework – Yorkshire

Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation are looking for a provider to be appointed onto a Framework Agreement for the provision of managing consultancy and professional services.

United Kingdom-Wakefield: Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

2019/S 100-242495

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

YPO
41 Industrial Park
Wakefield
WF2 0XE
United Kingdom
Contact person: Contracts Team
Telephone: +44 1924664685
E-mail: conracts@ypo.co.uk
NUTS code: UKE45
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.ypo.co.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://procontract.due-north.com

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: https://procontract.due-north.com
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

YPO – 000940 Managing Consultancy and Professional Services

Reference number: 000940

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

YPO are looking for a provider to be appointed onto a Framework Agreement for the provision of managing consultancy and professional services. The framework is designed to meet the needs of all public sector organisations which includes YPO’s internal requirements.

The aim of this framework is to appoint a provider to deliver a Managed Service provision (MSP) for consultancy and professional service requirements. The managed service provider will support the delivery of consultancy projects and/or professionals into all public sector requirements.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000 000.00 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)

66000000
71310000
71321300
71321400
71351200
71351210
71351220
71530000
71600000
71800000
72100000
72220000
72246000
72266000
72600000
73000000
79000000
90490000
90713000
98200000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The aim of this framework is to appoint a provider to deliver a Managed Service provision (MSP) for consultancy and professional service requirements. The managed service provider will support the delivery of consultancy projects and/or professionals into all public sector requirements.

The solution will be structured to give a full managed service provision for a public sector organisation or for individual one-off consultancy requirements for each Contracting Authority. The MSP is delivering the Contracting Authority a consultancy/professional service.

The managed service provider must have the expertise to understand the Contracting Authority requirements to ensure the appropriate service is delivered using a consultant/professional.

Consultant/professional delivers a specific piece of work, statement of work or project over a set period of time when the skills, experience, expertise or specialist knowledge are not available within the Contracting Authority.

This can be done by an individual, consultancy agency or consultancy organisation who is employed on a fee basis, to deliver this set piece of work.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 60 %
Price – Weighting: 40 %

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/10/2019
End: 30/09/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There is a possibility that this framework will be renewed after 3,5 years from the commencement date.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

The Framework Agreement will cover the period from 1.10.2019 until 30.9.2022 with the option to extend for an additional 12 months (subject to an annual review, incorporating price negotiations and KPI performance).

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

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:

Organisations must ensure that they are not in breach of any of the mandatory or discretionary exclusions contained in Regulation 57 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Please refer to the tender documentation/online tender located on our e-procurement system. The web address can be found under ‘Procurement Documents’ in ‘Communication’ section in this notice.

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:

Please refer to the Framework Agreement terms and conditions located on our e-procurement system. The web address can be found under procurement Documents in ‘Communication’ section in this notice.

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 a single operator
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:
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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 236-539373

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

Date: 27/06/2019
Local time: 15:00
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: 27/06/2019
Local time: 15:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

There is a possibility that this framework will be renewed after 3,5 years from the commencement date.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

YPO are purchasing on the behalf of other Contracting Authorities. Please see the below link for details: https://www.ypo.co.uk/about/customers/ojeu-permissible-users.aspx.

YPO will incorporate a standstill period at the point of notification of the award of the contract is provided to all bidders. The standstill period will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days and provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Court of England and Wales
London
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:

23/05/2019

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