Midlothian Council ESF Employability Project

Midlothian Council ESF Employability Project

Provision of advice to various groups of people to assist them in finding sustainable good quality employment.

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

2016/S 110-195947

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Midlothian Council
Midlothian House, Buccleuch Street
Dalkeith
EH22 1DN
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mark Cant
Telephone: +44 1312707500
E-mail: mark.cant@midlothian.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1316542797
NUTS code: UKM23

I.2)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://www.midlothian.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

ESF Employability project.

Reference number: ESF MID16/019

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79400000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Provision of advice to various groups of people to assist them in finding sustainable good quality employment.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

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

Midlothian Council may elect to award contracts in any combination to any number of successful bidders for the 8 lots involved in this exercise.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Supporting Young People with chaotic lifestyles and multiple barriers

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM23
Main site or place of performance:

Midlothian Council area as defined in the ITT.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

ESF Employability project.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 270 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 28
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: no
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: yes
Identification of the project: European Social Fund.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Employment support and next step support for people with a learning, physical and or mental health issue including in-work support

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM23
Main site or place of performance:

Midlothian Council area as defined in ITT.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

ESF Employability project.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 120 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 28
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: no
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: yes
Identification of the project: European Social Fund.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Support veterans and extended families into next steps, employment and in work support

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM23
Main site or place of performance:

Midlothian Council area as defined in the ITT.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

ESF Employability project.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 180 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 28
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: no
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: yes
Identification of the project: European Social Fund.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Tailored support for adults and youths on the autistic spectrum

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM23
Main site or place of performance:

Midlothian Council area as defined in the ITT.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

ESF Employability project.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 120 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 28
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: no
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: yes
Identification of the project: European Social Fund.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Barrier free fund including childcare

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM23
Main site or place of performance:

Midlothian Council area as defined in the ITT.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

ESF Employability project.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 50 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 28
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: no
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: yes
Identification of the project: European Social Fund.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Supported vocational learning basic, certificated and intensive employability support for those involved in the criminal justice system

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM23
Main site or place of performance:

Midlothian Council area as defined in the ITT.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

ESF Employability project.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 60 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 28
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: no
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: yes
Identification of the project: European Social Fund.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Supported vocational learning basic, certificated and intensive employability support for those who have experienced problems with substance misuse

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM23
Main site or place of performance:

Midlothian Council area as defined within the ITT.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

ESF Employability Project.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 60 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 28
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: no
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: yes
Identification of the project: European Social Fund.
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Targeted support for parents/carer intensive matching

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM23
Main site or place of performance:

Midlothian Council area as defined within the ITT.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

ESF Employability project.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 90 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 28
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: no
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: yes
Identification of the project: European Social Fund.
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:

Conditions required to be part of this framework are detailed in the ITT. Additionally the following insurance will be required: Employers Liability 10 000 000 GBP; Public Liability 5 000 000 GBP; Professional Indemnity 5 000 000 GBP and Sexual abuse and molestation 5 000 000 GBP.

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:

1. Contractors will be expected to achieve target/outcomes each claim period; 2. Contractors will be expected to have less than 2 % error rate on each claim submitted; 3. Contractors must comply with the Monitoring and Compliance process.

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: 25
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

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

Date: 18/07/2016
Local time: 10:00
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

Tender must be valid until: 31/12/2018

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 18/07/2016
Local time: 10:00
Place:

Midlothian Council offices.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Member of Midlothian Council, Corporate resources / Procurement.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

This opportunity will be made up of 8 individual Lots, bidders may apply for 1, or more or all Lots these are:

— Lot 1 — Supporting young people with chaotic lifestyles and multiple barriers;

— Lot 2 — Employment support and next step support for people with a learning, physical and or mental health issue including in work support;

— Lot 3 — Support veterans and extended families into next steps, employment and in work support;

— Lot 4 — Tailored support for adults and youths on the autistic spectrum;

— Lot 5 — Barrier free fund including childcare;

— Lot 6 — Supported vocational learning basic, certificated and intensive employability support for those involved in the criminal justice system;

— Lot 7 — Supported vocational learning basic, certificated and intensive employability support for those who have experienced problems with substance misuse;

— Lot 8 — Targeted support for parents/carer intensive matching.

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=448700

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.

(SC Ref:448700).

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Midlothian Council
Midlothian House, Buccleuch Street
Dalkeith
EH22 1DN
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1312707500
E-mail: mark.cant@midlothian.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1316542797Internet address:http://www.midlothian.gov.uk
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:

07/06/2016

 

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