Procurement of Services for the Trusted Relationship Programme

Procurement of Services for the Trusted Relationship Programme

Lot 1 — Provision of an Implementation Service; Lot 2 — Provision of an Evaluation Service. 

United Kingdom-London: Welfare services for children and young people

2018/S 055-121726

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Secretary of State for the Home Department
Southern House Wesley Grove
London
CR0 1XG
United Kingdom
Contact person: Sylvia Dada
E-mail: TrustedRelationshipsContractProc@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/home-office
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/emptoris/sso_login.jsp#/login/loginPage
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Public order and safety

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Procurement for the Provision of Services for the Trusted Relationship Programme

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85311300

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Authority is undertaking this Procurement to appoint suitably capable suppliers for the provision of Services for the Trusted Relationships Programme.

Lot 1 — Provision of an Implementation Service;

Lot 2 — Provision of an Evaluation Service. The Lot 1 and Lot 2 requirements relate to the Trusted Relationships Fund which will provide grants to up to 10 local authority-led projects over four years across England only. Lot 1 Potential Supplier will provide project planning and delivery support to the grant projects. Lot 2 Potential Supplier will design and conduct a process evaluation across the funded projects. Both potential suppliers will be required to work in partnership for the duration of both services. Competition for the grant is currently live and expected to conclude in July 2018.

The Authority is declaring its budget for both Lots:

Lot 1 — 600 000 GBP

Lot 2 — 910 000 GBP

The proposed services duration is initial 2 years with scope to extend for a further 1 + 1 year.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 510 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one lot only
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 1
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Provision of an Implementation Service for the Trusted Relationships Programme

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85311300
73220000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

London, UK.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Authority is managing this Procurement in accordance with its general obligations under the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (“the Regulations”), and specifically in accordance with the Open Procedure (Regulation 27) of the Regulations.

This Procurement is to establish one Contract each with two suitably qualified Suppliers for the provision of services for the Trusted Relationships programme. The lot 1 requirement is for:

Ref C11402 — Lot 1: Implementation Service.

Potential Suppliers are eligible to submit a Tender for one lot only. The Authority reserves the right to disqualify a Potential Supplier submitting Tenders for both lot 1 and lot 2.

The Services to be performed are described in detail within Appendix B1, Specification.

The proposed contract will be for an initial 24-month period with the option to extend (subject to funding) for a further 12 + 12 months. The Contract will be between the successful Supplier and the Authority.

The Procurement will be conducted via the Emptoris eSourcing suite.

In order to participate in this procurement, Potential Suppliers must first be registered on the eSourcing suite. If you have not yet registered on the e-Sourcing suite, this can be done online at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/emptoris/sso_login.jsp#/login/loginPage by following the link ‘Supplier e-Sourcing Registration’. Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so. Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/esourcing-tool-guidance-for-suppliers

It should be noted that it may take up to ten (10) working days for Dun and Bradstreet to respond with a DUNS number. Once you have registered on the eSourcing portal a registered user can express an interest for a specific procurement. This is done by emailing trustedrelationshipscontractproc@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk. Your email should be entitled Provision of Service for the Trusted Relationships Programme and must clearly state: the lot number, name and reference for the requirement you wish to tender for; the name of the registered supplier; and the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email. The email will be processed and then the buyer will enable the supplier to access the procurement online via the e-Sourcing suite. The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done. For technical assistance on use of the e-Sourcing Suite please contact Crown Commercial Service Helpdesk: Freephone +44 3450103503, email: supplier@ccs.gsi.gov.uk In order to ensure a considered response to any request for clarification, the last date upon which a supplier can submit requests for clarifications is 10.4.2018 12:00HRS.

All requests for clarification concerning the Procurement must be submitted via the eSourcing suite.

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: 600 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12 + 12 months (subject to funding)

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Provision of an Evaluation Service for the Trusted Relationships Programme

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85311300
73210000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

At the Potential Suppliers location.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Authority is managing this Procurement in accordance with its general obligations under the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (“the Regulations”), and specifically in accordance with the Open Procedure (Regulation 27) of the Regulations.

This Procurement is to establish one Contract each with two suitably qualified Suppliers for the provision of services for the Trusted Relationships programme. The lot 2 requirement is for::

Ref C11316 — Lot 2: Provision of an Evaluation Service for the Trusted Relationships Programme.

Potential Suppliers are eligible to submit their Tender for one lot only. The Authority reserves the right to disqualify a Potential Supplier submitting Tenders for both lot 1 and lot 2. The Services to be performed are described in detail within Appendix B2, Specification.

The proposed contract will be for an initial 24-month period with the option to (subject to funding) extend for a further 12 + 12 months. The Contract will be between the successful Supplier and the Authority.

The Procurement will be conducted via the Emptoris eSourcing suite.

To participate in this procurement, Potential Suppliers must first be registered on the eSourcing portal. If you have not yet registered on the e-Sourcing Suite, this can be done online at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/emptoris/sso_login.jsp#/login/loginPage by following the link ‘Supplier e-Sourcing Registration’. Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so. Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/esourcing-tool-guidance-for-suppliers

It should be noted that it may take up to ten (10) working days for Dun and Bradstreet to respond with a DUNS number. Once you have registered on the eSourcing portal a registered user can express an interest for a specific procurement. This is done by emailing trustedrelationshipscontractproc@homeoffice.gsi.gov.uk. Your email should be entitled Provision of Service for the Trusted Relationships Programme and must clearly state: the lot number, name and reference for the requirement you wish to tender for; the name of the registered supplier; and the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email. The email will be processed and then the buyer will enable the supplier to access the procurement online via the e-Sourcing portal. The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done. For technical assistance on use of the e-Sourcing Suite please contact Crown Commercial Service Helpdesk: Freephone +44 3450103503, email: supplier@ccs.gsi.gov.uk. In order to ensure a considered response to any request for clarification, the last date upon which a supplier can submit requests for clarifications is 10.4.2018 12:00HRS.

All requests for clarification concerning the Tender will be conducted via the eSourcing suite.

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: 910 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for 12 + 12 months (subject to funding).

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: 20/04/2018
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: 20/04/2018
Local time: 12:01

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 option to extend for a further 12 + 12 months is subject to funding.

Conditions for opening of tenders is subject to the eSourcing suite’s schedule and not the time specified in IV.2.7.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

N/A
N/A
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:

16/03/2018

 

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