National Citizen Service Programme Management Partner

National Citizen Service Programme Management Partner

NCS Trust is implementing a new service delivery model across nine regions via a combination of direct and indirect contracting models, running a number of procurements to replace the current supplier contracts.

United Kingdom-London: Youth education services

2018/S 182-412422

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

National Citizen Service Trust
The Pembroke Building, Kensington Village, Avonmore Road
London
W14 8DG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 8001978010
E-mail: procurement@ncstrust.co.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://ncs.bravosolution.co.uk/
I.2)Information about 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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

NCS Recommissioning Programme — Management Partner

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80310000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The National Citizen Service (‘NCS’) Trust (‘the Trust’) is a not-for-profit social enterprise established to shape, support, champion and lead a thriving national citizen service.

The NCS programme is a once in a lifetime experience for young people aged 16-17 with four phases — Adventure, discovery, social action and extension.

NCS Trust is implementing a new service delivery model across nine regions via a combination of direct and indirect contracting models, running a number of procurements to replace the current supplier contracts.

This procurement is seeking 6 regional management partners to deliver the NCS programme in 6 indirect regions throughout England. Key responsibilities include:

— deliver the whole customer journey from recruitment, delivery and extension,

— establish and maintain strong relationships with schools, colleges and non-school channels,

— hiring and training workforce,

— management of their supply chain,

— safeguarding and incident management.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 610 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 6
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Management Partner – East Midlands

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

75200000
80310000
85322000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

East Midlands region of England

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Trust is seeking a Management Partner for the East Midlands region, responsible for the following Local Authorities:

Derby, Derbyshire, Leicester, Leicestershire, Lincolnshire, North East Lincolnshire, North Lincolnshire, Northamptonshire, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, Rutland.

Approximate percentage of 16-17 years olds in the region – 2.3 % of a population of 5,066,785 (ONS 2017).

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: 83 800 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 78
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Contract Term is up to seventy-eight (78) months and includes three programme delivery years with two optional one year extensions.

Contracts are anticipated to commence in July 2019, with the first delivery period in Summer 2020. If the two optional extension years are exercised, final payments will be made up to December 2025.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 7
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

In accordance with the process described in the procurement documents

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

The estimated contract value is between £17M & £84M and includes the two optional extension years. The estimated value is not guaranteed expenditure.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Management Partner – East

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

75200000
80310000
85322000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

East region of England

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Trust is seeking a Management Partner for the East region, responsible for the following Local Authorities:

Bedford, Cambridgeshire, Central Bedfordshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Luton, Norfolk, Peterborough, Southend on Sea, Suffolk, Thurrock.

Approximate percentage of 16-17 years olds in the region – 2.2 % of a population of 6,179,809 (ONS 2017).

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: 96 900 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 78
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Contract Term is up to seventy-eight (78) months and includes three programme delivery years with two optional one year extensions.

Contracts are anticipated to commence in July 2019, with the first delivery period in Summer 2020. If the two optional extension years are exercised, final payments will be made up to December 2025.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 7
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

In accordance with the process described in the procurement documents

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

The estimated contract value is between £20M & £97M and includes the two optional extension years. The estimated value is not guaranteed expenditure.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Management Partner – North West

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

75200000
80310000
85322000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

North West region of England

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Trust is seeking a Management Partner for the North West region, responsible for the following Local Authorities:

Blackburn With Darwen, Blackpool, Bolton, Bury, Cheshire East, Cheshire West and Chester, Cumbria, Halton, Knowsley, Lancashire, Liverpool, Manchester, Oldham, Rochdale, Salford, Sefton, St. Helens, Stockport, Tameside, Trafford, Warrington, Wigan, Wirral

Approximate percentage of 16-17 years olds in the region – 2.2 % of a population of 7,219,032 (ONS 2017).

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: 122 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 78
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Contract Term is up to seventy-eight (78) months and includes three programme delivery years with two optional one year extensions.

Contracts are anticipated to commence in July 2019, with the first delivery period in Summer 2020. If the two optional extension years are exercised, final payments will be made up to December 2025.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 7
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

In accordance with the process described in the procurement documents

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

The estimated contract value is between £25M & £122.5M and includes the two optional extension years. The estimated value is not guaranteed expenditure.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Management Partner – South East

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

75200000
80310000
85322000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

South East region of England

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Trust is seeking a Management Partner for the South East region, responsible for the following Local Authorities:

Bracknell Forest, Brighton and Hove, Buckinghamshire, East Sussex, Hampshire, Isle Of Wight, Kent, Medway, Milton Keynes, Oxfordshire, Portsmouth, Reading, Slough, Southampton, Surrey, West Berkshire, West Sussex, Windsor and Maidenhead, Wokingham.

Approximate percentage of 16-17 years olds in the region – 2.3 % of a population of 9,097,635 (ONS 2017).

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: 117 100 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 78
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Contract Term is up to seventy-eight (78) months and includes three Programme delivery years with two optional one year extensions.

Contracts are anticipated to commence in July 2019, with the first delivery period in Summer 2020. If the two optional extension years are exercised, final payments will be made up to December 2025.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 7
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

In accordance with the process described in the procurement documents

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

The estimated contract value is between £24M & £117M and includes the two optional extension years. The estimated value is not guaranteed expenditure.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Management Partner – West Midlands

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

75200000
80310000
85322000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

West Midlands region of England

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Trust is seeking a Management Partner for the West Midlands region, responsible for the following Local Authorities:

Birmingham, Coventry, Dudley, Herefordshire, Sandwell, Shropshire, Solihull, Staffordshire, Stoke on Trent, Telford and Wrekin, Walsall, Warwickshire, Wolverhampton, Worcestershire.

Approximate percentage of 16-17 years olds in the region – 2.3 % of a population of 5,819,340 (ONS 2017).

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: 101 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 78
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Contract Term is up to seventy-eight (78) months and includes three programme delivery years with two optional one year extensions.

Contracts are anticipated to commence in July 2019, with the first delivery period in Summer 2020. If the two optional extension years are exercised, final payments will be made up to December 2025.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 7
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

In accordance with the process described in the procurement documents

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

The estimated contract value is between £21M & £101M and includes the two optional extension years. The estimated value is not guaranteed expenditure.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Management Partner – Yorkshire & the Humber

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

75200000
80310000
85322000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Yorkshire & the Humber regions of England

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Trust is seeking a Management Partner for the Yorkshire & the Humber region, responsible for the following Local Authorities:

Barnsley, Bradford, Calderdale, Doncaster, East Riding Of Yorkshire, Kingston Upon Hull, City Of, Kirklees, Leeds, North Yorkshire, Rotherham, Sheffield, Wakefield, York.

Approximate percentage of 16-17 years olds in the region – 2.2 % of a population of 5,109,886 (ONS 2017).

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: 89 200 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 78
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Contract Term is up to seventy-eight (78) months and includes three programme delivery years with two optional one year extensions.

Contracts are anticipated to commence in July 2019, with the first delivery period in Summer 2020. If the two optional extension years are exercised, final payments will be made up to December 2025.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Maximum number: 7
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

In accordance with the process described in the procurement documents

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

The estimated contract value is between £18M & £89M and includes the two optional extension years. The estimated value is not guaranteed expenditure.

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 stated in the procurement 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 stated in the procurement 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

Restricted 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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 231-481622

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

Date: 29/10/2018
Local time: 11:00
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: 9 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Procurement documents will be made available on condition that their contents are kept confidential and not copied or distributed and only used for the purposes of enabling a potential supplier to submit a selection questionnaire or tender response.

The contracts to be awarded by the 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.

The contract term is up to seventy eight (78) months and includes three programme delivery years with 2 optional 1 year extensions.

Contracts are anticipated to commence in July 2019, with the first delivery period in Summer 2020. If the 2 optional extension years are exercised, final payments will be made up to December 2025.

The estimated contract value stated in section II.1.5 is the maximum estimated value for all Lots and includes the 2 optional extension years. The estimated total contract value is anticipated to be between 125 000 000 GBP and 610 000 000 GBP for all Lots. These estimated values are not guaranteed expenditure and the Trust considers that the actual costs of the contract may be less than the maximum value set out here.

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:

19/09/2018

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