National Digital Champions Project – Invitation to Tender

National Digital Champions Project – Invitation to Tender

This is the Clarion Futures Invitation to Tender for the delivery of a National Digital Champions Project for volunteers who will work with Clarion residents to help increase their basic digital skills. 

United Kingdom-London: Education and training services

2018/S 125-285453

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Clarion Futures
Level 6, 6 More London Place, Tooley Street
London
SE12DA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Sophie Walker
E-mail: Procurement@clarionhg.com
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.clarionhg.com
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Education-and-training-services./45ETSQTYA4
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-title/838ZS36N65
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Housing Association

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Housing Association

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Digital Champions

Reference number: 2649-2018-SW Digital Champions

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

This is the Clarion Futures Invitation to Tender (ITT) for the delivery of a National Digital Champions Project for volunteers who will work with Clarion residents to help increase their basic digital skills. The successful Contractor will work under the guidance of the Clarion Futures Digital team.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 375 000.00 GBP

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)

80533000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH
NUTS code: UKF
NUTS code: UKG
NUTS code: UKJ
NUTS code: UKK
NUTS code: UKD
NUTS code: UKC
Main site or place of performance:

East of England, East Midlands (England), West Midlands (England), South East (England), South West (England), North West (England), North East (England).

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This is the Clarion Futures Invitation to Tender (ITT) for the delivery of a National Digital Champions Project for volunteers who will work with Clarion residents to help increase their basic digital skills. The successful contractor will work under the guidance of the Clarion Futures Digital team:

— create a sector leading Digital Champions Project,

— recruit, support and retain 300 Digital Champion volunteers,

— ensure the needs of our customers both volunteers and end users remain at the forefront of our work,

— deliver consistently high quality services,

— ask Digital Champions and learners for feedback and use this to improve performance,

— deliver a programme of ongoing support, motivation and guidance to volunteers engaged in the Clarion Futures Digital Service,

— work closely with the other named external contractors delivering other elements of the Clarion Futures Digital Service, and

— work with Clarion Futures Teams such as Guideline and Guidance as directed by CF Digital.

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: 375 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 60
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

A 3 year contract plus 2 optional extensions of 12 months each.

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 Access code is 45ETSQTYA4

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: 01/08/2018
Local time: 12:00
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 01/08/2018
Local time: 12:00

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:

The Contracting Authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are Small or Medium Enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-London:-Education-and-training-services./45ETSQTYA4

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/45ETSQTYA4

GO Reference: GO-2018629-PRO-12702725

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Royal Courts of Justice
London
WC2 A2LL
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:

29/06/2018

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