Supply E-Learning Platform
VINE: Provision of a multiple site collaborative networking and e-learning solution.
UK-Chelmsford: educational software package
Section I: Contracting authority
Vine HR lTD.
County Hall E Block 4th Floor, Market road
Contact point(s): Vine HR Ltd.
For the attention of: Alison Stott
CM1 1QH Chelmsford
Telephone: +44 1245430733
Electronic access to information: Yes
Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: Yes
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)
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 7: Computer and related services
NUTS code UKH3
Duration of the framework agreement
Duration in years: 4
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 100 000 and 10 000 000 GBP
Purpose and Mission of Vine (Virtual Networking).
The purpose and mission of this award winning project is: To achieve a ‘virtual network’, to drive improvements and efficiencies by enabling collaboration and smarter working across all participating organisations using a secure platform. This collaboration includes sharing resources, e-learning SCORM objects, on-line courses, distance learning, materials etc.
Aims of Vine;
The purpose and mission of this project is:
— to achieve a collaborative e-Learning platform enabling the sharing of resources and elearning: Vine,
— to drive improvements efficiencies in working smarter and in the development of e-learning across all organisations in the East of England, UK and EU,
— to extend the Vine project into partnerships and other organisations from different sectors in order to realise efficiencies,
— to promote the sharing and collaboration on e-learning modules and provision to eliminate waste and duplication of effort where ever possible,
— to become self-sufficient partners in a network, including organisations in the East of England, other sectors and organisations outside of the Region, and
— to generate income for the project.
We want to enable collaboration across organisations and reduce duplication in the development of e-learning.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Description of particular conditions: In Tender Documents.
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established.
(c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available.
In Tender documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: In Tender documents.
(a) a list of the works carried out over the past five years, accompanied by certificates of satisfactory execution for the most important works. These certificates shall indicate the value, date and site of the works and shall specify whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade and properly completed. Where appropriate, the competent authority shall submit these certificates to the contracting authority direct;
(b) a list of the principal deliveries effected or the main services provided in the past three years, with the sums, dates and recipients, whether public or private, involved. Evidence of delivery and services provided shall be given: – where the recipient was a contracting authority, in the form of certificates issued or countersigned by the competent authority, – where the recipient was a private purchaser, by the purchaser’s certification or, failing this, simply by a declaration by the economic operator;
(c) an indication of the technicians or technical bodies involved, whether or not belonging directly to the economic operator’s undertaking, especially those responsible for quality control and, in the case of public works contracts, those upon whom the contractor can call in order to carry out the work;
(d) a description of the technical facilities and measures used by the supplier or service provider for ensuring quality and the undertaking’s study and research facilities;
(e) where the products or services to be supplied are complex or, exceptionally, are required for a special purpose, a check carried out by the contracting authorities or on their behalf by a competent official body of the country in which the supplier or service provider is established, subject to that body’s agreement, on the production capacities of the supplier or the technical capacity of the service provider and, if necessary, on the means of study and research which are available to it and the quality control measures it will operate;
(f) the educational and professional qualifications of the service provider or contractor and/or those of the undertaking’s managerial staff and, in particular, those of the person or persons responsible for providing the services or managing the work;
(g) for public works contracts and public services contracts, and only in appropriate cases, an indication of the environmental management measures that the economic operator will be able to apply when performing the contract;
(h) a statement of the average annual manpower of the service provider or contractor and the number of managerial staff for the last three years;
(i) a statement of the tools, plant or technical equipment available to the service provider or contractor for carrying out the contract;
(j) an indication of the proportion of the contract which the services provider intends possibly to subcontract;
(k) with regard to the products to be supplied: (i) samples, descriptions and/or photographs, the authenticity of which must be certified if the contracting authority so requests; (ii) certificates drawn up by official quality control institutes or agencies of recognised competence attesting the conformity of products clearly identified by references to specifications or standards.
In Tender Documents.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
In Tender Documents.
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision: In Tender Documents.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Suppliers must read through this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this opportunity.
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Suppliers must log in, go to your Response Manager and add the following Access Code: 635RA38Z26. Please ensure you follow any instruction provided to you here.
The deadline for submitting your response(s) is 18.9.2012 17:00. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents.
If you experience any technical difficulties please contact the Delta eSourcing Helpdesk on call +44 8452707050 or email email@example.com. GO Reference: GO-2012816-PRO-4161690.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:16.8.2012