Structured Problem Solving Training Tender

Structured Problem Solving Training Tender

The programme of learning required is to provide a community of staff with structured problem solving methodology in 2 concurrent phases.

United Kingdom-Newport: Training services

2017/S 056-104718

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Office for National Statistics
Government Buildings, Cardiff Road
For the attention of: Amy Jones
NP10 8XG Newport
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1633456035
E-mail: amy.jones@ons.gsi.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://www.ons.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

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions

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:

PU-17-0316 — Provision of Structured Problem Solving Training.

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: ONS Newport and ONS Titchfield.

NUTS code UK

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 programme of learning required is to provide a community of staff with structured problem solving methodology in 2 concurrent phases. Firstly, to introduce the methodology to up to 35 managers and leaders from across ONS. Secondly, to work closely with a new Public and Policy Analysis (PPA) strategy and engagement team as they set up to embed the methodology in their working, creating a way of working that reflects an effective and efficient translation of policy issues into statistical and analytical development plans.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80500000, 80532000, 80521000, 80510000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

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:

On completion of training to up to 35 staff members the Authority intend to review the training, if this is deemed successful and suitable for other staff members the Authority may wish to pick up additional training with the supplier. This could potentially be between 2 and 4 additional cohorts.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 60 000 and 200 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

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

Starting 9.5.2017. Completion 9.5.2019

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:

Please see ITT.
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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please see ITT.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
Please see ITT.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts

III.3.1)Information about a particular profession

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession: no
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:

PU-17-0316

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

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 23.4.2017
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

24.4.2017
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

until: 26.4.2017

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 24.4.2017
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: Amy Jones.

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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

17.3.2017

 

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