School Improvement Services in Warwickshire

School Improvement Services in Warwickshire

Warwickshire County Council is seeking to establish a framework of school improvement services to support the service provision available to schools across the County of Warwickshire.

United Kingdom-Warwick: Administrative educational services

2016/S 135-242834

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Warwickshire County Council
PO Box 3, Strategic Procurement Unit, Shire Hall, Market Place
Warwick
CV34 4RH
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1926412430
E-mail: procurement@warwickshire.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKG13

Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.warwickshire.gov.uk/procurement

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.csw-jets.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.csw-jets.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Refresh of the Framework for the Provision of School Improvement Services in Warwickshire.

II.1.2)Main CPV code

75121000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is seeking to establish a framework of school improvement services to support the service provision available to schools across the County of Warwickshire. Schools as well as the County Council will be able to buy off the framework. Coventry CC and Solihull MBC and their schools will have the ability to buy off the framework should they wish to do so. Any usage or figures stated refer to Warwickshire CC only. Providers who are already on the Framework for the provision of School Improvement Services in Warwickshire do not need to apply for this framework refresh.

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

75121000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG13
NUTS code: UKG33
NUTS code: UKG32
Main site or place of performance:

The County Council boundaries of Warwickshire County Council. Coventry City Council and Solihull Metropolitan Borough Council may access the framework.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Warwickshire County Council (WCC) is seeking to establish a framework of school improvement services to support the service provision available to schools across the County of Warwickshire. Schools as well as the County Council will be able to buy off the framework.

WCC has an experienced team providing high quality support and advice to schools. The aim of the framework is to provide consultancy support and advice alongside the WCC team to improve the performance of schools throughout the Warwickshire County Council area. Warwickshire County Council is seeking to identify individuals and organisations, who share our vision of making a difference to the lives of children and young people through increased achievement. It is for this reason that WCC is seeking to develop a framework of suppliers to provide school improvement services. Providers who are already on the Framework for the provision of School Improvement Services in Warwickshire do not need to apply for.

II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Start: 01/10/2016
End: 30/09/2020

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 initial contract term will be 2 years however the Authority reserves the right to extend the contract by further periods not exceeding 24 months.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation

List and brief description of rules and criteria:

All as detailed in the tender documentation.

The Council will undertake its financial assessment of the tendering organisation (and if considered necessary by the Council, any partners within a consortium bid) based on its own evaluation of the Tenderers most recent 2 years accounts (or if 2 years accounts are not available, equivalent evidence which confirms financial viability). The assessment of accounts will be supported by an independent credit reference report from Creditsafe where this is available. The Council may also impose a Bond or Performance Guarantee on the successful Tenderer. Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Evidence as stated in the tender documentation. The assessment of accounts will be supported by an independent credit reference report from Creditsafe where this is available. The Council may also impose a Bond or Performance Guarantee on the successful Tenderer.

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:

All as detailed in the tender documentation.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Form of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement

IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:

Information about national procedures is available at: http://legislation.gov.uk/uksi/2015/102/contents/made

IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

All as detailed in the tender documentation.

IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 085-150039

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 05/08/2016
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Warwickshire County Council will be using its e-tendering system (CSW-JETS) for the administration of this procurement process. Providers must register with the system to be able to express an interest and download documents. The web address for CSW-JETS is: www.csw-jets.co.uk Registration and use of CSW-JETS is free. All correspondence or clarifications relating to this procurement must be via the CSWJETS correspondence function. If you are having trouble registering with CSW-JETS please email us at: procurement@warwickshire.gov.uk Providers must register on CSW-JETS and express an interest in this project in order to download tender documents and be able to correspond with us about this procurement. Electronic ordering and/or invoicing and/or payment may be used.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Warwickshire County Council
Warwick
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:

11/07/2016

 

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