National Citizen Service Delivery Contracts – South West

National Citizen Service Delivery Contracts – South West

The Trust is seeking to set up a number of contracts with capable Local Delivery Partners for the provision of delivery of the National Citizen Service Programme in the SW2 (made up of the counties of Devon, Cornwall, Dorset) region.

United Kingdom-London: Youth education services

2018/S 040-087582

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

National Citizen Service
The Pembroke Building, Kensington Village, Avonmore Road
London
W14 8DG
United Kingdom
Contact person: Iwona Pieczykolan
Telephone: +44 8001978010
E-mail: procurement@ncstrust.co.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.ncsyes.co.uk
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://ncs.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://ncs.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://ncs.bravosolution.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Local Delivery Partners for the NCS Programme in the Devon, Cornwall and Dorset (SW2) Regions

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80310000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Trust is seeking to set up a number of contracts with capable Local Delivery Partners (LDP’s) for the provision of delivery of the National Citizen Service (NCS) Programme in the SW2 (made up of the counties of Devon, Cornwall, Dorset) region. The resulting contracts for delivery of the services will commence with autumn 2018 programme delivery and will run throughout 2019. The contract will include the unilateral option for the Trust to extend the contracts for a further period(s) totalling 1 year.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

75200000
85322000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The National Citizen Service (“NCS”) was set up by government in 2011 to tackle some of the biggest social challenges in the UK. Through a wide range of community programmes and projects for young adults, it looks to build social cohesion, mobility and engagement.

The Trust is seeking to set up a number of contracts with capable Local Delivery Partners (LDP’s) for the provision of delivery of the National Citizen Service (NCS) Programme in the SW2 (made up of the counties of Devon, Cornwall and Dorset) region. The resulting contracts for delivery of the services will commence with autumn 2018 programme delivery and will run throughout 2019.The trust anticipates delivering approximately 7000-8000 places through the initial contract period. The contract will include the unilateral option for the Trust to extend the contracts for a further period(s) totalling 1 year.

The Local Delivery Partners (LDPs) will have the option to tender for either:

1. End to end delivery — End to end delivery of the NCS programme comprises of all the Pre-programme and Delivery of programme elements details below.

2. Delivery of programme — Delivery of the programme. From the ‘keep warm’ element onwards.

The Trust is utilising the light touch regime under Regulations 74 to 76 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (“the PCR 2015”) in order to request expressions of interest from interested suppliers with a view to entering into contracts with the NCS Trust in order to run pilot innovation projects.

The contracts to be awarded by NCS Trust under this procurement exercise will be subject to the “light touch regime” pursuant to Regulations 74 to 76 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (the “PCR 2015”) and as a result the PCR 2015 apply as limited to those provisions. Nothing within this Contract Notice or any other document issued pursuant to this procurement exercise shall be construed as meaning that the full scope of PCR 2015 applies nor is it intended in any way to create a contract (express or implied) that NCS Trust is conducting the procurement exercise in accordance with the full application of the procedure referred to within this Contract Notice, or PCR 2015. In particular, and without prejudice to the generality of the above NCS Trust has modelled this procurement exercise broadly on the Open process, however it is not bound by regulations in relation to the operation of this procurement exercise.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Technical capability / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion – Name: Commercial / Weighting: 30

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 20 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 30
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

An OJEU notice will be published to renew the contracts.

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: 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:

As detailed in ITT documents.

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:

As detailed in Tender documents.

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
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: no
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: 26/03/2018
Local time: 14:00
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 26/03/2018
Local time: 16:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

NCS Trust
The Pembroke Building, Kensington Village, Avonmore Road
London
W14 8DG
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:

23/02/2018

 

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