Provide Learning and Development Services

Provide Learning and Development Services to University of Bath

Leadership and management, Effective working skills, Skills for research practice.

United Kingdom-Bath: Staff training services

2016/S 046-076608

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of Bath
Purchasing Services
For the attention of: Emma Chamberlain
BA2 7AY Bath
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1225385470
E-mail: e.chamberlain@bath.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.bath.ac.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

Education

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:

Provision of Learning and Development Services.

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

Services
Service category No 24: Education and vocational education services

NUTS code UKK12

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

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 200 000 and 350 000 GBP

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

Staff training services. The University of Bath invites expressions of interest to supply learning and development services to University staff (including professionals, academics and researchers) and postgraduate research students, in 1 or more of the following general areas;
— Leadership and management,
— Effective working skills,
— Skills for research practice,
— Skills for Public Engagement,
— Skills for University teaching,
— IT skills for software used in research data management and analysis,
— IT technical skills training,
— Career development for researchers.
— Health, safety and well being
Successful tenderers will have proven capability of designing and delivering events and programmes for a wide range of staff in a knowledge-intensive environment.
They will have demonstrable ability to work effectively in the UK Higher Education environment, across the very broad range of people who may be participants. They will be able to work in English as a main language and to travel cost-effectively to Bath and neighbouring institutions for meetings and day events.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80511000

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

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Leadership and Management

1)Short description

Themes might include:
Leading teams, academic leadership, practical management skills, coaching, managing performance, recruiting and selecting staff, turning strategy into action, strategic planning, leading and managing organisational change.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80511000, 80500000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Effective Working Skills

1)Short description

Themes might include:
Communicating with skill and confidence, influence and negotiation, working in teams, working with change, project management, (academic and professional) writing skills, customer service.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80511000, 80500000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Skills for Research Practice

1)Short description

Examples might include:
People management, PhD supervision collaboration, publication, project planning and delivery, risk management, income and funding generation, financial management, research data management, impact, research methods, critical thinking, problem solving, innovation, consulting skills.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80500000, 80511000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Skills for Public Engagement

1)Short description

Examples might include:
Introductory skills for public engagement, understanding audiences, writing and presenting for non-academic audiences, evaluating engagement and understanding the impact of engagement, reflective practice, Patient Public Involvement (PPI), working effectively with the media, social media for engagement, Creative tools for Public Engagement, Research/art collaborations, creative thinking skills, Ethics of Engaged Research.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80500000, 80511000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 5 Lot title: Skills for University teaching

1)Short description

Examples might include:
Small and large group teaching, demonstrating, feedback.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80500000, 80511000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 6 Lot title: IT skills for software used in research data management and analysis

1)Short description

Examples might include: SPSS, Nvivo, R, LaTeX.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80500000, 80511000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 7 Lot title: IT technical skills training

1)Short description

Examples might include:
Mac OS X Support Essentials 10.11, Mac Support for PC Technicians v10.11, Windows Support and administration, OSX Server Essentials 10.10, Introduction to Linux / Unix, Linux Administration, Exchange 2013 and Skype for Business Administration and Design, SharePoint Administration and Design, Comp TIA A+, SQL Programming, Java Script and JQuery, PowerShell, Puppet, ITIL.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80511000, 80500000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 8 Lot title: Career development for researchers

1)Short description

Examples might include:
Career management, networking, reputation and esteem, interview skills, CV writing.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80511000, 80500000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 9 Lot title: Health, safety and well-being

1)Short description

Examples might include:
Accredited Managing and Working Safely qualifications, Stress Management (aimed at managers and individuals), Risk Assessment, COSHH, Manual Handling, General Health and Safety Awareness training, Work at Heights.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80511000, 80500000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

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:

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

Joint and several liability.

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: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC of the Euporean Parliament and of the Council (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC of the Euporean Parliament and of the Council (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.

A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html#pcr

Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.
Please see PQQ.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please see PQQ.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please see PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please see PQQ.
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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted
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
IV.3)Administrative information

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

UoBath/Proc/418
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

4.4.2016 – 10:00
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

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

VI.3)Additional information

This tender is being conducted as part of the University of Bath’s e-Tendering programme run in conjunction with BIPS DELTA. Expressions of interest in this opportunity, further information and/or documents are available at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com To express an interest in this opportunity you must register on this site to obtain a login and password (If you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password). Please note there is a password reminder link on the home page. You must log in and go to Your Response Manager and add the following Access Code: FVEU2PX8U4. Please ensure you follow all instructions provided to you there. The deadline for submitting your response is 10:00 hours on the 4.4.2016. Please ensure that you allow plenty of time when responding especially if you are required to upload response documents. Please note late responses cannot be accepted. If you experience any technical difficulties please contact the Delta e-Sourcing help desk on +44 8452707050 or email helpdesk@delta-esourcing.comThe 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-Bath:-Staff-training-services./FVEU2PX8U4

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/FVEU2PX8U4

GO Reference: GO-201633-PRO-7848131.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

University of Bath
Purchasing Services, Claverton Down
BA2 7AY Bath
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: e.chamberlain@bath.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1225385470
Internet address: www.bath.ac.uk

Body responsible for mediation procedures

University of Bath
Purchasing Services, Claverton Down
BA2 7AY Bath
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: e.chamberlain@bath.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1225385470
Internet address: www.bath.ac.uk

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

University of Bath
Purchasing Services, Claverton Down
BA2 7AY Bath
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: e.chamberlain@bath.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1225385470
Internet address: www.bath.ac.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

3.3.2016

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