Psychometric Tests Contract

Psychometric Tests Contract

2 Lots. Lot No: 1 – Psychometric Testing for Recruitment and Selection.

United Kingdom-Ballymena: Miscellaneous business and business-related services

2017/S 205-422691

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Business Services Organisation, Procurement and Logistics Service on behalf of Business Services Organisation
The Cottage, 5 Greenmount Avenue
Ballymena
BT43 6DA
United Kingdom
E-mail: sourcing.palsballymena@hscni.net
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.1)Name and addresses

Business Services Organisation
2 Franklin Street
Belfast
BT2 8DQ
United Kingdom
E-mail: sourcing.palsballymena@hscni.net
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract involves 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: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Psychometric Tests [1164373].

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79900000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Supplies

II.1.4)Short description:

Psychometric Tests [1164373].

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 825 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 2
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Psychometric Testing for Recruitment and Selection

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79990000
80500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN0

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Psychometric Tests [1164373].

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Price

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 206 000.00 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:

The Framework Agreement will be awarded for a duration of 24 months with the option of extending for period(s) of up to 24 months. The Contract is subject to renewal dependent on Client requirements.

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

The value in II.2.6 is the highest value for Lot 1 in the following range 0 GBP to 206 000 GBP which has been calculated on the basis of maximum 24 months with the option of 24 month extension period(s) and contingency for potential additional and increased quantities required during the Framework Agreement Period.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Psychometric Testing for Leadership Development

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79990000
80500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN0

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Psychometric Tests [1164373].

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Price

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 619 000.00 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:

The Framework Agreement will be awarded for a duration of 24 months with the option of extending for period(s) of up to 24 months. The Contract is subject to renewal dependent on Client requirements.

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

The value in II.2.6 is the highest value for Lot 2 in the following range 0 GBP to 619 000 GBP which has been calculated on the basis of maximum 24 months with the option of 24 month extension period(s) and contingency for potential additional and increased quantities required during the Framework Agreement Period.

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 66
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: yes
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: 23/11/2017
Local time: 15:00
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

Tender must be valid until: 11/06/2018

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 23/11/2017
Local time: 15:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

In section I.2), it is stated that this procurement is a joint procedure and Contract award is by a Central Purchasing Body. This Contract is not a joint Contract, it is a Central Purchasing Body Contract operated by Business Services Organisation, Procurement and Logistics Service on behalf of the participant listed in I.1). The Contracting Authority will identify the Most Economically Advantageous Tender(s) (MEAT) on the basis of the Price 100 %, once full compliance has been demonstrated with all the elements of the Specification and any other requirements as listed in the Tender Documentation. The evaluation process incorporating Price and Compliance is provided as part of the Tender Evaluation Methodology and Marking Scheme (TEMMS) (SS20b). Tenderers can bid for one or both Lots and one item, more than one item or all items within each Lot. Lot 1 has 5 Items, Tenderers can bid for one, more than one item or all items within Lot 1. Lot 2 has 3 Items, Tenderers can bid for one, more than one item or all items within Lot 2. All tenderers, where sufficient compliant bids are received, will be awarded a place on the Framework Agreement. The Contingency indicated in II.2.14) in each Lot also covers the potential of 3 x further period(s), each of 6 months as detailed in the Tender documents.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Business Services Organisation
77 Boucher Crescent
Belfast
BT12 6HU
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

PaLS will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the Contract is communicated to Tenderers. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the Contract is entered into. The Public Contract Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court, England, Wales and Northern Ireland.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

23/10/2017

 

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