Manchester City Council Cycle to Work Scheme Tender
Manchester City Council is seeking to procure a facilitator for a salary sacrifice scheme using the Department for Transport’s Cycle to Work scheme.
United Kingdom-Manchester: Transport services (excl. Waste transport)
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Room 407, Town Hall
Contact person: Mrs Damayanti Tailor
Telephone: +44 1612344106
NUTS code: UKD3
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
TC543 Cycle to Work Scheme.
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
Manchester City Council is seeking to procure a facilitator for a salary sacrifice scheme using the Department for Transport’s Cycle to Work scheme. The scheme will have benefits for the authority in health promotion, sustainable travel, staff retention and support for local cycle retailers. Bicycles acquired through the scheme would be used by employees for cycling to and from work and for work related purposes.
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
Cycle to Work Scheme.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Option to extend for up-to further 24 months.
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The Council is using the e-business portal known as The Chest www.the-chest.org.uk to conduct the procurement exercise. To gain access to the invitation to tender documents, tenderers will need to register their company details at the above website.
Once registered, tenderers will be emailed a log-in and password which will allow them to gain access to the invitation to tender documents.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
Please note that although quantities and descriptions in the tender are those used and required by Manchester City Council this Framework is open to and may be used by other Association of Greater Manchester Authorities (AGMA) and its associate members, and Manchester Partners — this includes the following Councils, Bolton, Stockport, Tameside, Oldham, Trafford, Rochdale, Bury, Salford, Wigan, Blackburn Darwen BC, Blackpool, Cheshire East, Warrington, Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Authority, Greater Manchester Police Authority, Greater Manchester Waste Disposal Authority, Manchester Central Convention Complex, Commission for New Economy, Greater Manchester Passenger Transport Executive (TfGM), Transport for Greater Manchester, Greater Manchester Combined Authority and the Integrated Transport Authority.
The Council will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have 2 working days from notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before expiry of the standstill period. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successful resolved 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). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). 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 only award damages.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: