Operational Business Planning Consultant Requirement

Operational Business Planning Consultant Requirement

DLT has a need to appoint a Consultant to work within the Trust and Centre Manager on a two day per week basis for 6 months.

Contract Notice (below OJEU threshold)

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Scottish National Memorial to David Livingstone Trust

165 Station Road, Blantyre

South Lanarkshire

G72 9BT

UK

Telephone: +44 7917015292

E-mail: isabel.bruce@dltrust.uk

NUTS: UK

Internet address(es)

Main address: www.david-livingstone-trust.org/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA28323

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Other: Registered Charity

I.5) Main activity

Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Operational Business Planning Consultant

II.1.2) Main CPV code

92521000

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

DLT has a need to appoint a Consultant to work within the Trust and Centre Manager on a two day per week basis for 6 months to assist the Trustees with the planning of its ‘wider Visitor Attraction’. It requires a business review to demonstrate what the wider site development should be, how it should be implemented and achieved. This would include the identification of the most appropriate operational structure and operational procedures.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

92521000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM95

UKM

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

DLT has a need to appoint a Consultant to work within the Trust and Centre Manager on a two day per week basis for 6 months to assist the Trustees with the planning of its ‘wider Visitor Attraction’. It requires a business review to demonstrate what the wider site development should be, how it should be implemented and achieved. This would include the identification of the most appropriate operational structure and operational procedures.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality/Experience / Weighting: 35

Price / Weighting:  65

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

Duration in months: 6

This contract is subject to renewal: No

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

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

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:

We are looking for a consultant with experience of working with third sector organisations to support them in organisational development and operational planning. The preferred consultant will therefore have experience of working in the heritage and tourism sector and have experience of with working with Trustees to develop business and operational plans and associated action programmes. The consultant should also have experience of managing visitor attractions and of developing and implementing an operational business plan for a pre-launch tourist attraction. Some knowledge of David Livingstone and the David Livingstone Centre would be advantageous.

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.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1) Information about a particular profession

III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

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

Date: 14/03/2018

Local time: 10:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Tender must be valid until: 27/04/2018

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 14/03/2018

Local time: 10:30

Place:

DAVID LIVINGSTONE CENTRE

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Isabel Bruce and members of DLT Trustees

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

To facilitate workshops with DLT Trustees and contractors to identify and prioritise commercial opportunities and operational activities

To inform business and operational planning

To draft the prioritisation for business planning and implementation

To explore the development of the site-wide public offer including public programmes for external events including, health related opportunities, outside activities, children’s play, special needs opportunities, and joint tours with other sites

To identify a plan for ground and tree maintenance – including volunteer opportunities

To scope and identify opportunities for commercial development and income generation

An assessment of the resources required to deliver a successful 2-year opening phase for the Birthplace Project and surrounding Parkland

To provide advice on the optimum operating structure for the Trust as it develops the Museum and wider Parkland site

To identify a skills development programme based on the business and operational planning

To identify organisational capacity building including advising on structures, policies, procedures, and financial management

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=533098.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(SC Ref:533098)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Scottish National Memorial to David Livingstone Trust

165 Station Road, Blantyre

South Lanarkshire

G72 9BT

UK

Telephone: +44 7917015292

Internet address(es)

URL: https://www.david-livingstone-trust.org/

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

28/02/2018

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