Technical Advisor Support to the Growth Deal Programme

Technical Advisor Support to the Growth Deal Programme

Assist with the development of projects seeking to access the programme.

United Kingdom-Walsall: Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

2017/S 169-347187

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Walsall Council
Civic Centre, Darwall Street
Walsall
WS1 1TP
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@walsall.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKG38
Internet address(es):Main address: www.walsall.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/walsallcouncil

I.1)Name and addresses

City of Wolverhampton Council
Civic Centre, St Peters Square
Wolverhampton
WVi 4AS
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@wolverhampton.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKG39Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.wolverhampton.gov.uk

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract involves joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/walsallcouncil
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/walsallcouncil
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

WP3326A — Technical Advisor to Black Country LEP.

Reference number: WP3326A

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Walsall Council acting in its role as Accountable Body for the Black County LEP in the administration of the Black Country Growth Deal is inviting Tender Submissions from qualified organisations with a proven record of delivery to provide Technical Advisor support to the Growth Deal programme.

The role of the Technical Advisor will be to:

Assist with the development of projects seeking to access the programme,

Appraise project applications (initial proposal and full business case) for funding through the programme, including assessment of development and technical appraisals, identification of risks/issues and recommendations for approval,

Support the drafting and negotiation of the Funding Agreement, including conditions specific to each project, and

Post-contract monitoring, including verification of funding claims for projects that have been approved and are delivering outputs.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 400 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG38
Main site or place of performance:

UK — Walsall.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Walsall Council acting in its role as Accountable Body for the Black County LEP in the administration of the Black Country Growth Deal is inviting Tender Submissions from qualified organisations with a proven record of delivery to provide Technical Advisor support to the Growth Deal programme.

The role of the Technical Advisor will be to:

Assist with the development of projects seeking to access the programme,

Appraise project applications (initial proposal and full business case) for funding through the programme, including assessment of development and technical appraisals, identification of risks/issues and recommendations for approval,

Support the drafting and negotiation of the Funding Agreement, including conditions specific to each project, and

Post-contract monitoring, including verification of funding claims for projects that have been approved and are delivering outputs.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 450 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Start: 01/12/2017
End: 31/03/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

There will also be the option for the contracting authority to extend the contract. Should this be the case it will be for an additional 6 month period, up to 30.9.2021. Should the programme be extended through the allocation of additional resources, this will be covered by a 2 year (through two 1 year) extensions.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 02/10/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 02/10/2017
Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Interest in this contract process should be expressed via the Council’s e-Tendering Portal — https://in-tendhost.co.uk/walsallcouncil

The Council reserves the right to cancel the procurement and not to proceed with the contract.

The Council also reserves the right not to award a contract or to award a contract for parts or part of the services only.

The Council will not, under any circumstances, reimburse any expense incurred by bidders in preparing their tender submissions.

Under this procurement the contractor is required to actively participate in the economic and social regeneration of the locality of and surrounding the place of delivery for the procurement. Accordingly contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Walsall Council
Walsall
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Council will incorporate a standstill period at the point when information on the proposed award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. Aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by any breach of the Council’s obligations may take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

01/09/2017

 

Related Posts

Event Management Company for Torbay Airshow

NHS Supply Chain Future Operating Model – Logistics Services

Business Case Design Brief

Crowd Funding Support Package for Sefton Council

Technical Advisers in Relation to the Development of New Nuclear Projects

Enjoyed this post? Share it!