National Citizen Service Recommissioning Recruitment Partner

National Citizen Service Recommissioning Recruitment Partner

This procurement is seeking 3 regional recruitment partners to provide field sales services in 3 direct regions throughout England.

United Kingdom-London: Youth education services

2018/S 185-418381

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

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
Telephone: +44 8001978010
E-mail: procurement@ncstrust.co.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://ncs.bravosolution.co.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: 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 — Recruitment 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 4 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 3 regional recruitment partners to provide field sales services in 3 direct regions throughout England (London, South West, North East).

Responsibilities include:

— plan, manage and deliver the overall recruitment strategy,

— establish and build strong relationships with schools, college and non-school channels,

— field sales (recruitment) and sign-up of young people to the programme.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 37 000 000.00 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: 3
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Recruitment Partner – London

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:

London

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Trust is seeking a recruitment partner for the London region, responsible for the following Local Authorities:

Barking And Dagenham, Barnet, Bexley, Brent, Bromley, Camden, City Of London, Croydon, Ealing, Enfield, Greenwich, Hackney, Hammersmith and Fulham, Haringey, Harrow, Havering, Hillingdon, Hounslow, Islington, Kensington and Chelsea, Kingston Upon Thames, Lambeth, Lewisham, Merton, Newham, Redbridge, Richmond Upon Thames, Southwark, Sutton, Tower Hamlets, Waltham Forest, Wandsworth, Westminster.

Approximate percentage of 16-17 years olds in the region – 2.1 % (with the exception of City of London which is 1.1 %) of a population of 8,958,014 (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: 20 000 000.00 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 3 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.

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 1 800 000 GBP and 20 000 000 GBP and includes the 2 optional extension years. The estimated value is not guaranteed expenditure and the Trust considers that the actual costs of the Contract may be less than the maximum value set out here.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Recruitment Partner — South West

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:

South West region of England

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

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

Bath and North East Somerset, Bournemouth, City of Bristol, Cornwall, Devon, Dorset, Gloucestershire, Isles Of Scilly, North Somerset, Plymouth, Poole, Somerset, South Gloucestershire, Swindon, Torbay, Wiltshire.

Approximate percentage of 16-17 years olds in the region – 2,1 % of a population of 5 545 378 (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: 11 000 000.00 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 3 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.

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 2 000 000 GBP and 11 000 000 GBP and includes the 2 optional extension years. The estimated value is not guaranteed expenditure and the Trust considers that the actual costs of the Contract may be less than the maximum value set out here.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Recruitment Partner — North East

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 East region of England

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

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

— County Durham,

— Darlington,

— Gateshead,

— Hartlepool,

— Middlesbrough,

— Newcastle Upon Tyne,

— North Tyneside,

— Northumberland,

— Redcar and Cleveland,

— South Tyneside,

— Stockton-On-Tees,

— Sunderland.

Approximate percentage of 16-17 years olds in the region — 2,2 % of a population of 2 644 536 (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: 6 000 000.00 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 3 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.

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 1 000 000 GBP and 6 000 000 GBP and includes the 2 optional extension years. The estimated value is not guaranteed expenditure and the Trust considers that the actual costs of the Contract may be less than the maximum value set out here.

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: 31/10/2018
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 3 Programme delivery years with 2 optional one 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 total estimated contract values for all Lots is anticipated to be between 4 800 000 GBP and 37 000 000 GBP. The estimated contract 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.

Potential Suppliers are only permitted to respond to the NCS Recommissioning Programme – Recruitment Partner procurement or the Delivery Partner procurement.

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:

21/09/2018

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