Targeted NEET Prevention Northampton

Targeted NEET Prevention Northampton

This Invitation to Tender relates to young people, specifically vulnerable young people aged 13-19 (25 for those with Special Educational Needs/Disabilities (SEND) and 21 for care leavers).

United Kingdom-Northampton: Education and training services

2015/S 217-396090

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

LGSS
John Dryden House, 8-10 The Lakes
For the attention of: Mr Jason Shanks
NN4 7YD Northampton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1604367920
E-mail: procurement@northamptonshire.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.lgss.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: LGSS
John Dryden House, 8-10 The Lakes
For the attention of: Mr Jason Shanks
NN4 7YD Northampton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1604367920
E-mail: procurement@northamptonshire.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: LGSS
John Dryden House, 8-10 The Lakes
For the attention of: Mr Jason Shanks
NN4 7YD Northampton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1604367920
E-mail: procurement@northamptonshire.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: LGSS
John Dryden House, 8-10 The Lakes
For the attention of: Mr Jason Shanks
NN4 7YD Northampton
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1604367920
E-mail: procurement@northamptonshire.gov.uk

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:

Northamptonshire County Council — Targeted NEET Prevention (Nov 2015).

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

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services

NUTS code UKF23

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)

This Invitation to Tender relates to young people, specifically vulnerable young people aged 13-19 (25 for those with Special Educational Needs/Disabilities (SEND) and 21 for care leavers) who are, or are at risk of, not engaging in Education, Employment or Training (NEET). The government has placed a number of responsibilities on Local Authorities in relation to ensuring all young people have the tools and opportunities they need to fulfil their potential, regardless of background or life circumstances. Tracking young people’s participation is a key element of these duties so that those who are not participating, or are NEET, can be identified and given support to re-engage. Northamptonshire County Council are looking for Potential Providers to submit bids to deliver this service in-line with the specification provided. The budget for the initial 2 year contract is 4 048 350 GBP. There is a 1 year extension option on this contract and the potential maximum value including the extension option is 5 981 899,50 GBP.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000, 98000000, 80530000, 80310000, 80210000, 98510000, 79634000, 80212000, 85322000, 85312310, 85312510

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)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:

The budget for the initial 2 year contract is 4 048 350 GBP. There is a 1 year extension option on this contract and the potential maximum value including the extension option is 5 981 899,50 GBP.
Please see the documentation provided on the LGSS eSourcing Portal for further information regarding the scope of the contract.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 5 981 899 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: There is a 1 year extension option on this contract and the potential maximum value including the extension option is 5 981 899,50 GBP.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in days: 0 (from the award of the contract)

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
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

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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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

Legal persons should indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff responsible for the execution of the service: no

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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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:

0481
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: 7.12.2015 – 17:00
Payable documents: no

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

7.12.2015 – 17:00
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

in days: 180 (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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Royal Court of Justice
The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM

Body responsible for mediation procedures

LGSS
John Dryden House, 8-10 The Lakes
NN4 7YD Northampton
UNITED KINGDOM

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: LGSS will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period in its procurement timetable, starting from the date when the award decision notification is dispatched to bidders. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further de-briefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Applicants have until midnight of the 2nd working day of the standstill period for their additional debriefing requests to reach the authority. A response to such a request must be provided to the tenderer by a minimum of 3 working days before expiry of the standstill period.

VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

LGSS
John Dryden House, 8-10 The Lakes
NN4 7YD Northampton
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: jhunter@northamptonshire.gov.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

5.11.2015

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