Mentoring and skills support for procurement in the public sector in Scotland

Mentoring and skills support for procurement in the public sector in Scotland

Provide mentoring and ‘on-the-ground’ solutions to up to 10 procurements across Scotland’s public sector to guide organisations in a practical and comprehensive manner to the agreed, consistent approach to sustainable procurement.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Zero Waste Scotland Ltd

Ground Floor, Moray House, Forthside Way,

Stirling

FK8 1QZ

UK

Anna Cummins

+44 1786433930

anna.cummins@zerowastescotland.org.uk
http://www.zerowastescotland.org.uk/tenders
http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

CIR008-001: Mentoring and skills support for procurement in the public sector in Scotland

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The objective of this work is to:

– Provide mentoring and ‘on-the-ground’ solutions to up to 10 procurements across Scotland’s public sector to guide organisations in a practical and comprehensive manner to the agreed, consistent approach to sustainable procurement which will have a particular focus on the added value that this approach can bring to public spend including value of life cycle impact mapping, the commissioning process and market engagement. Mentoring support is to be initiated for at least 2 procurements by March 2015;

– Liaise with ZERO WASTE SCOTLAND and the Scottish Government to agree 10 live procurements across Scotland’s public sector to support. Procurements considered to include a range of goods, services, values, potential for savings and geographical locations;

– Monitor and report on the impact of the support provided. Impacts to consider will include economy, environment, jobs & skills;

– Provide proposals for future monitoring and reporting of sustainable outcomes with reference to the National Performance Framework;

– Develop case studies of the procurements, the support provided and practices that are being adopted in procurement decision making that can be widely promoted as good practice exemplars and which can be developed further and which will support a long term road map to develop a circular economy;

– Update online learning modules to be hosted on the ZERO WASTE SCOTLAND website in the current or an alternative format;

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=329349.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

261400 Training and Conferences

100 All Scotland
120 Highlands and Islands
130 Aberdeen & North-East
140 Tayside, Central & Fife
150 Glasgow & Strathclyde
160 Edinburgh & Lothians
170 Scotland South

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

CIR008-001

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation 15-01-2015

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
15-01-2015  Time  13:30

c) Estimated award date 02-02-2015

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

(SC Ref:329349)

5.2

Additional Documentation

ZWS TID Mentoring Support for Public Sector Procurement CIR008-001 FINAL
ZWS General Services Terms and Conditions May 2014v3
ZWS Core Information Template July 2014

5.3

Publication date of this notice

05-12-2014

 

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