Peer Mentoring Service Tender
The Council has a requirement for the scoping, design, delivery and management of an appropriate Peer Mentoring service.
United Kingdom-Newcastle upon Tyne: Education and training services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Newcastle City Council
City of Newcastle upon Tyne, Room 104, Civic Centre, Barras Bridge
For the attention of: Andrew Richardson
NE1 8QH Newcastle upon Tyne
Telephone: +44 1912116936
Fax: +44 1912114832
General address of the contracting authority: http://www.newcastle.gov.uk
Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)
I.2)Type of the contracting authority
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes
Northumberland County Council
NE61 2EF Morpeth
Durham County Council
DH1 5UL Durham
North Tyneside Council
Quadrant, The Silverlink North, Cobalt Business Park
NE27 0BY Newcastle upon Tyne
Civic Centre, Regent Street
NE8 1HH Gateshead
Section II: Object of the contract
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Newcastle upon Tyne.
NUTS code UKC22
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)
II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
The contract is for 24 months, with 2 potential 12 Month extensions of Peer Mentoring support.
There is a possibility of expansion of activity subject to the performance of the contract and successful applications for European Social Funding Match Funding, 245 000 GBP is the core offer with an additional up to 600 000 GBP being a potential depending on securing relevant funding.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 600 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the pre qualification questionnaire.
As set out in the pre qualification questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the pre qualification questionnaire.
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders
Via electronic e-tendering portal system.
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: In accordance with NCC tender opening procedures.
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): This contract may become partly funded by the European Social Fund (ESF) for England 2014 to 2020 programme. The award of this contract is not incumbent on ESF Match Funding being received, though bidders should be aware that should a future application to this fund be successful, they will be required to adhere to the appropriate audit, quality, compliance and publicity requirements of the 2014-20 ESF Programme in full, including limitations relating to further sub-contracting of elements of the contract.
Please go to our web site located at www.nepoportal.org to register and download the documents.
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
Procurement is offered in a single lot. A single contract for the service will be issued.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: