Tender for Employability and Recruitment Consultants

Tender for Employability and Recruitment Consultants

We are now seeking to commission in-depth, expert support in employability and recruitment, for the period January 2017 to December 2018.

United Kingdom-Middlesbrough: Education and training services

2016/S 206-373800

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Teesside University
Director of Finance
For the attention of: James Hulbert, Procurement Officer
TS1 3BA Middlesbrough
United Kingdom
E-mail: tenders@tees.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.tees.ac.uk

Electronic access to information: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/neupc/aspx/Home

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/neupc/aspx/Home

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

Body governed by public law

I.3)Main activity

Education

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:

Employability and Recruitment Consultants.

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 UKC1

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)

To embed best practice within the University, we are now seeking to commission in-depth, expert support in employability and recruitment, for the period January 2017 to December 2018, with an option to extend by another 6 months. We therefore require submissions to cover and quote for an 18-month period, with a break clause at 12 months. Tender documents can be obtained from https://in-tendhost.co.uk/neupc/aspx/Home Closing Date and time for receipt of tenders is 14:00 30.11.2016.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000, 79900000

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:

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Starting 1.1.2017. Completion 30.6.2018

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: yes
Description of 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
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: yes
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

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:

16/04

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: 30.11.2016 – 14:00
Payable documents: no

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

30.11.2016 – 14:00
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

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

Queries/Clarification Questions
Any queries arising from this procurement exercise, and/or, if you require further clarification then please contact us electronically via the intend web portal, but no later than 7 working days before the deadline response date, however we reserve the right to refuse to respond to any clarification questions if they are deemed to be seeking to gain commercial advantage/confidential information/unfair advantage against the other bidders, and additionally we may reject any offer submitted as a result of such infringement.
The university may at its discretion communicate any questions and/or requests for information together with the University’s response to all bidders.
Confidentially
All information in this tender is confidential and should not be disclosed to third parties without the prior agreement of the University. This restriction does not apply to third parties to be involved in the delivery of the proposed service.
Pricing
All prices detailed in your response shall be exclusive of VAT and valid for acceptance for a period of 90 days from the return date.
The maximum number of consultants awarded to each sub lot on the framework will be 5.
Return Date
All tenders should be uploaded onto the intend web portal before the closing date and time of 14:00, 30.11.2016.
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:

21.10.2016

 

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