Supplier Development Training Services Framework

Supplier Development Training Services Framework

A framework of suitably experienced expert providers to provide supplier support and training services that will manage or support transformational supplier development activities within the Sharing Growth Schemes.

United Kingdom-Derby: Industrial training services

2015/S 119-217849

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Sharing in Growth UK Ltd
c/o Rolls-Royce plc, Moor Lane
Contact point(s): MVT Procurement Solutions Ltd
For the attention of: Michelle van Toop
DE24 8BJ Derby
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 7977494474
E-mail: michelle@mvtprocurement.com
Fax: +44 7977494474

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.sig-uk.org

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 agency/office

I.3)Main activity

Education
Other

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:

221/MVT SUPPLIER DEVELOPMENT TRAINING SERVICES FRAMEWORK.

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 UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 5

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 5
Justification for a framework agreement, the duration of which exceeds four years: The grant funding for this project is available until September 2020.

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 8 000 000 and 11 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

A framework of suitably experienced expert providers to provide supplier support and training services that will manage or support transformational supplier development activities within the Sharing Growth Schemes. Through training, the suppliers shall develop the capabilities in approximately 24 Aerospace Sharing in Growth beneficiary companies to become globally cost competitive.
The activity is being supported by a Sharing in Growth Supplier Development Department and some of the Supplier Development resource will be provided internally. Successful tenderers will be expected to propose a number of suitably qualified Supplier Development Engineers(SDE) when the demand profile is confirmed and released. The demand profile may vary based on the number of beneficiaries that have been accepted onto the Sharing in Growth Programme. Based on current plans we estimate a total requirement of 48 assignments, each lasting 12 months, requiring full time support (220 days per year). However you should bear in mind that the actual resources required may be higher or lower and we cannot guarantee any level of work.
The training provider shall provide capability that:
a. is responsible for managing the communication of the SDE status to Sharing in Growth. As a minimum this will include:
i. Monthly reporting to Sharing in Growth if required
ii. Quarterly reporting to Sharing in Growth by formal presentation required
iii. Status reporting to wider Sharing in Growth group when requested.
iv. Escalation of issues to Sharing in Growth as required.
b. is responsible for meeting the requirements of the Statement of Work, and also the quality and integrity of the SDE work.
c. Provides resource (Supplier Development Engineers) that are suitably qualified and are legally allowed employment in the UK
d. Complies with the Sharing in Growth Supplier Development Process wherever practicable.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80531100, 80531000, 80530000, 80531200, 80532000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

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:

The demand profile may vary based on the number of beneficiaries that have been accepted onto the Sharing in Growth Programme. Based on current plans we estimate a total requirement of 48 assignments, each lasting 12 months, requiring full time support (220 days per year). However you should bear in mind that the actual resources required may be higher or lower and we cannot guarantee any level of work.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 1
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
An accreditation or quality assurance system gives some assurances about the suppliers’ ability to provide goods and services to a consistent quality such as BS/EN/ISO9000
At least 10 direct employees or associates have the required level of experience as detailed in Section 2 and three similar contracts have been delivered IN THE LAST 3 YEARS that are comparable to the scope of this contract.
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 below

1. Total Cost/Price. Weighting 40

2. Sourcing Requirement. Weighting 25

3. Management of Candidate Placements. Weighting 15

4. Management System. Weighting 10

5. Approach to professional & regulatory compliance. Weighting 10

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:

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

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: 17.7.2015
Payable documents: no

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

24.7.2015
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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 services to which the procurement relates fall within the category of Services covered by the Light Tough regime (LTR — Regulations 74 — 77) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 ( the Regulations). As such, the stages of the tender process are subject to a ‘light touch regime.’ Although the Authority intends that the tender process will follow a procedure similar to the open procedure in certain respects, for the avoidance of doubt the Authority is not running the process as though the open procedure applies, and so reserves the right to depart from that procedure at any point. The Authority will of course follow the Treaty-based principles of transparency, fairness and non-discrimination in conducting this procurement.
I.3) Main activity
Education
Other: Sharing in Growth UK Limited is a company that is financed mainly by a grant from the Regional Growth Fund and its sole purpose is to support the development of gas turbine supply chain manufacturers
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:

19.6.2015

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