Raising Pupil Outcomes – Stoke-on-Trent City Council

Raising Pupil Outcomes – Stoke-on-Trent City Council

Tenders are invited from interested parties for a contract in respect of Raising Pupil Outcomes through the development of Robust school improvement networks/partnerships.

United Kingdom-Stoke-on-Trent: Education and training services

2014/S 144-259339

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Corporate Procurement, Floor 1, Civic Centre, Glebe Street
For the attention of: Sharon Sharpe
ST4 1HH Stoke-on-Trent
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1782236418
E-mail: sharon.sharpe@stoke.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.stoke.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: https://iewm.bravosolution.co.uk/sotandstaffordshireauthorities/ Project: 18674 ITT: 29829
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://iewm.bravosolution.co.uk/sotandstaffordshireauthorities/ Project: 18674 ITT: 29829

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

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services

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:

Raising Pupil Outcomes.

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 UKG23

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)

Education and training services. Tenders are invited from interested parties for a contract in respect of Raising Pupil Outcomes through the development of Robust school improvement networks/partnerships.
This requirement falls under Part “B” of the Public Contracts Regulations. However, due to the value of the requirement, the City Council has placed a voluntary notice in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU).

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000

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

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
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

Duration in months: 15 (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:
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)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 (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 (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.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As set out within the tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out within the tender documents.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As set out within the tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out within the tender documents.
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

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:

PE-CYPS2014/2*

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no

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

12.9.2014 – 12:00
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

Duration in months: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

The 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, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.
This is an OPEN tender NOT an expression of interest. This tender is being conducted via the Bravosolution e-tendering portal. The access the tender documents, please follow the instructions below:
Title: Raising Pupil Outcomes
Bravo Project: 18674
Bravo ITT: 29829
Supplier Instructions:
1. Browse to the WMCoE eSourcing Portal:

https://iewm.bravosolution.co.uk/sotandstaffordshireauthorities/

2. Click the “Click here to register” link
3. Accept the terms and conditions and click “continue”
4. Enter your correct business and user details
5. Note the username you chose and click “save” when complete
6. You will receive an email with your unique password (keep this secure)
7. Login to the portal with the username/password
8. Click the “ITTs open to all suppliers” link. (These are ITTs open to any registered supplier)
9. Click on the relevant ITT to access the content
10. Click the “Express Interest” button in the “Actions” on the left-hand side of the page.
This will move the ITT over to the “My ITTs” page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only)
11. Click on the ITT code, you can now access any attachments by clicking the “Settings and Buyer Attachments” in the “Actions” box on the left-hand side of the page
12. You can now choose to “Reply” or “Reject”
13. Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT

If you require any further assistance the BravoSolution help desk is available Mon-Fri – 8am-6pm on: email: help@bravosolution.co.uk

Telephone No: 0800 368 4850 / Fax No: 020 7080 0480
To view this notice, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=107555921

GO Reference: GO-2014728-PRO-5874335

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Stoke-on-Trent City Council
Corporate Procurement, Floor 1, Civic Centre, Glebe Street
ST4 1HH Stoke-on-Trent
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: sharon.sharpe@stoke.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1782236418

Body responsible for mediation procedures

as above

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

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

as above
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

28.7.2014

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