National Citizen Service Trust Programme Delivery Quality Assessments

National Citizen Service Trust Programme Delivery Quality Assessments

The National Citizen Service Trust Compliance, Quality Assurance and Impact teams require a 3rd party organisation to help design and implement a quality assurance framework to assess the quality of the NCS Programme.

United Kingdom-London: Auditing services

2018/S 040-087577

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
Telephone: +44 8001978010
E-mail: areejshabaa@ncstrust.co.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.ncsyes.co.uk/ncstrust
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:

NCS Trust Programme Delivery Quality Assessments

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79212000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The National Citizen Service Trust (NCS) Compliance, Quality Assurance and Impact teams require a 3rd party organisation to help design and implement a quality assurance framework to assess the quality of the NCS Programme.

The aims are to ensure NCS Trust is able to assess the quality of delivery to the level of detail, scrutiny and scale required in the future it has been agreed that NCS Trust now require a specialist organisation to run the quality of delivery aspect of the programme assessments.

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)

72225000
79313000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The National Citizen Service Trust (NCST) Compliance, Quality Assurance and Impact teams require a 3rd party organisation to help design and implement a quality assurance framework to assess the quality of the NCS Programme.

The aims are to ensure NCST is able to assess the quality of delivery to the level of detail, scrutiny and scale required in the future. It has been agreed that NCST now require a specialist organisation to run assessments of the quality of the delivery aspect of the programme.

The high level objectives are to appoint a suitable organisation to:

(i) Input into the design of an NCST developed Quality Assessment Framework (framework still in development and due to be completed by 4.2018);

(ii) using the NCST Quality Assessment Framework, schedule and conduct 100 quality assessments across the NCST network per year (number of visits likely to increase year on year);

(iii) provide the NCST and the wider NCST network with good quality observational data on their programme delivery;

(iv) input expertise in the longer running NCST Quality Assurance systems and processes to help improve the quality of delivery over time;

(v) the contract will run for 3 years with the unilateral option to extend for a further year.

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

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12.

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

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:
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: 03/04/2018
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: 03/04/2018
Local time: 15:00

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

NCS Trust
The Pembroke Building, Kensington Village, Avonmore Road
London
W14 8DG
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@ncstrust.co.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:

23/02/2018

 

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