Tender for Executive Development Programme

Tender for Executive Development Programme

Framework contract for the delivery of leadership development.

United Kingdom-Manchester: Business development consultancy services

2018/S 140-322162

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

GM Business Support Ltd
Lee House, 90 Great Bridgewater St
For the attention of: Nick Batty
M1 5JW Manchester
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1612374044
E-mail: nick.batty@growthco.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.businessgrowthhub.com/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.businessgrowthhub.com/

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

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

Other: Private company running publicly funded projects

I.3)Main activity

Other: Support to local businesses via public funded projects
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Executive Development Programme

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

Services
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services

NUTS code UKD3

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: 30

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3

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

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 000,00 and 2 000 000,00 GBP

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

GC Business Growth Hub (BGH) wishes to appoint service providers (maximum of 20) to enter into a Framework contract for the delivery of leadership development to owners, directors and senior leaders that will develop their skills, knowledge and expertise to enable growth within their business. The programme will target businesses that employ 20 or more staff and have the capacity to create jobs and increase turnover/sales. For those businesses with less than 20 staff, individual business cases may be put forward if they have high growth potential for them to be considered for the programme.
The successful suppliers will be expected to deliver high quality training/development across Greater Manchester. These suppliers will form part of a Framework of providers and will be called off by BGH to work with named executives from eligible businesses.
For each commission, suppliers will be required to design and deliver 18 hours of intensive support on specific leadership areas. All 18 hours of delivery must be face to face regardless of delivery style chosen. The support must be able to be delivered either entirely on a one to one basis, a blend of one to one and internal group of executives or a blend of one to one and external group of mixed business executives, and be flexible and tailored to meet the specific needs of an individual business.
Each 18 hours of support per individual business is paid at a maximum of 1 500 GBP exc. VAT

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

7941110080532000

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

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The tender must be completed and returned in accordance with the instructions and deadline listed in this Contract notice and as defined in the Tender documentation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: The tender must be completed and returned in accordance with the instructions and deadline listed in this Contract notice and as defined in the Tender documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
The tender must be completed and returned in accordance with the instructions and deadline listed in this Contract notice and as defined in the Tender documentation.
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 in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

T18002
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: 27.8.2018 – 17:00

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

28.8.2018 – 12:00
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

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): European Regional Development Fund (ERDF)

VI.3)Additional information

GC Business Growth Hub is the trading name of GM Business Support Limited (GMBS), a wholly owned subsidiary of The Growth Company Limited. GC Business Growth Hub helps ambitious business people to realise their growth potential by offering access to a range of practical services, from assessing growth options to unlocking finance or accessing experienced business mentors. For more information about GC Business Growth Hub and GM Business Support Limited, please visit us at: http://www.businessgrowthhub.com

You are required to make your ITT submission via The Growth Company In-tend e-tendering platform. You are required to complete a basic registration as a supplier on the In-tend supplier platform at the following web address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/manchestergrowthcompany/aspx/Home

Please note that all mandatory fields (highlighted in yellow on the In-Tend Portal) must be completed in order to register your organisation.
The Framework period will be for a period of 3 years commencing on the 1.10.2018 ending on the 30.9.2021 with an option to extend for a further year.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

GM Business Support Limited
Manchester
United Kingdom

Body responsible for mediation procedures

GM Business Support Limited
Manchester
United Kingdom

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:

19.7.2018

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