Staff Development to Assist Organisational Transformation

Staff Development to Assist Organisational Transformation

The council is seeking to award 4 separate contracts to supplier(s) in respect of 4 areas of development of staff, namely: Developing Strategic Capability; Developing Improvement and Performance Planning Skills.

United Kingdom-Aberdeen: Personal development training services

2015/S 102-185801

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Aberdeen City Council
Marischal College, Broad Street
For the attention of: Sara Braithwaite
AB10 1AB Aberdeen
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1224522196

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00231

Electronic access to information: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.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

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:

Staff Development to Assist Organisational Transformational.

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

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Aberdeen.

NUTS code UKM50

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)

The council is seeking to award 4 separate contracts to supplier(s) in respect of 4 areas of development of staff, namely:
— Developing Strategic Capability;
— Developing Improvement and Performance Planning Skills;
— Developing Engaging Managers;
— Developing an Empowered and Engaged Workforce.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site athttp://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=398655

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available athttp://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80570000, 80532000, 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

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

As per PQQ.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Option to extend contract(s) for a period up to 24 months.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1Lot title: Developing Strategic Capability

1)Short description

Achieving the council’s ambitious agenda requires strong leadership at an organisational level. In this respect we are seeking a provider to work closely with our Chief Executive to further develop strategic capability in our senior management team. See PQQ for specific outcomes/areas.
Audience — Leadership Team (Directors/Heads of Service).
Quantity — Anticipated Audience — 20.
Scope — Estimated Programme/Intervention Timeline — 12 months.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80570000, 80532000

3)Quantity or scope

Audience — Leadership Team (Directors/Heads of Service).
Quantity — Anticipated Audience — 20.
Scope — Estimated Programme/Intervention Timeline — 12 months.
Duration:
See PQQ — with option to extend for 2 or 3 years past anticipated timelines.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4Lot title: Developing an Empowered and Engaged Workforce

1)Short description

If the organisation is to adopt a bottom up approach where there is true and equal employee voice we need to ensure employees have the skills and confidence to participate in this approach. See PQQ for specific outcomes/areas.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80570000, 80511000

3)Quantity or scope

Audience — Employees (From the 4 Directorates).
Quantity — Initially 2 000.
Scope — Estimated Programme/Intervention Timeline — 18-24 months.
Duration:
See PQQ — with option to extend for 2 or 3 years past anticipated timelines.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3Lot title: Developing Engaging Managers

1)Short description

We are seeking a provider to help develop an empowering and engaging management style at all levels which supports a culture of high performance, improvement and innovation and which recognises the need to unleash the potential for transformation in the workforce. See PQQ for specific outcomes/areas.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80570000, 80532000

3)Quantity or scope

Quantity — Anticipated Audience — 200.
Scope — Estimated Programme/Intervention Timeline — 12-18 months.
Duration:
See PQQ – with option to extend for 2 or 3 years past anticipated timelines.
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2Lot title: Developing Improvement and Performance Planning Skills

1)Short description

In order to deliver the desired culture, we are seeking a provider to help develop skills in improvement planning and performance management in managers at all levels. Demonstrate digital literacy in planning future service delivery. See PQQ for specific outcomes/areas.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80570000, 80532000

3)Quantity or scope

Quantity — Anticipated Audience — 150.
Scope — Estimated Programme/Intervention Timeline — 12-18 months.
Duration:
See PQQ — with option to extend for 2 or 3 years past anticipated timelines.
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:

Parent Company Guarantees are only required if (at the point of award) the Council has any concerns about the financial standing of the successful bidder in the context of their ability to perform the contract.
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

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: As per PQQ.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As per PQQ.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As per 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

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: yes

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

Envisaged minimum number 5: and maximum number 8
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As per PQQ.
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:

905/ACG/402
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

15.6.2015 – 16:00

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

22.6.2015

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

(SC Ref: 398655).
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: An economic operator that suffers, or risks suffering loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 (SSI 2012/01) may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

25.5.2015

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