Playing to Your Strengths Coaching Programme

Playing to Your Strengths Coaching Programme

Playing to your strengths is a brief development programme for executive level leaders within the NHS and across health and social Care.

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Coaching services

2016/S 015-022327

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

NHS Education for Scotland
2nd floor, Westport, 102 Westport
Contact point(s): Procurement
EH3 9DN Edinburgh
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1316563200
E-mail: tenders@nes.scot.nhs.uk
Fax: +44 1316563201

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.nes.scot.nhs.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA13002

Electronic access to information: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.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

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Health

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

C001355 — Playing to your Strengths — Coaching.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Scotland.

NUTS code UKM

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Playing to your strengths is a brief development programme for executive level leaders within the NHS and across health and social Care. The original programme was designed as a national programme offering up to 60 places a year to executive level leaders within NHS Scotland. 12 such national programmes have been delivered since the programme’s inception in 2011. We are looking to contract up to 10 exceptional executive coaches to work, individually or as part of a team to deliver the Playing to your Strengths programme over a 2 year period April 2016-March 2018.

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=428558

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.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79998000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Programmes will be delivered between April 2016-Mar. 2018. NES anticipate that there will be a total of 100 days delivery per annum which includes design and development meetings. Please note that this contract is non-commitment and NES give no guarantee on the number of days called off. Commitment of work will be via a purchase order raised by NES.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
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:

Delivery Payment.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

NES will consider collaborative tenders for this work. If you are submitting on behalf of a consortium, a lead entity should be identified with whom NES shall form a single contract, each member of the consortium should provide their designation and a contact name, each shall be made jointly and severally liable.

III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: no
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (1) Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in providing any information required, may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with this procurement process.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: All candidates will be required to provide evidence of relevant public liability insurance.
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

C001355
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

7.3.2016 – 14:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

until: 6.6.2016

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 7.3.2016 – 14:00

Place:

NES, Westport 102, Edinburgh, EH3 9DN.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds

VI.3)Additional information

NES may wish to interview coaches as part of the process and amend scoring of the response in Part 4 as a result of the interview process.
(SC Ref:428558).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

21.1.2016

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