Tender for Higher Education Online Distance Learning Programmes

Tender for Higher Education Online Distance Learning Programmes

Birmingham City University would like to procure the services of a supplier to operate in partnership with the University in the development, delivery and operation of Higher education online distance learning programmes. 

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Training software package

2018/S 120-273648

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Birmingham City University
University House, 15 Bartholomew Row
Birmingham
B5 5JU
United Kingdom
Contact person: Jamila Hinds-King
E-mail: Jamila.hk@bcu.ac.uk
NUTS code: UKG31
Internet address(es):Main address: https://bcu.ac.uk/
I.2)Information about 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/bcu/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/bcu/aspx/Home
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

PS046 Tender for the Provision of Higher Education Online Distance Learning Programmes

Reference number: REF 00000350

II.1.2)Main CPV code

48931000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Birmingham City University would like to procure the services of a supplier to operate in partnership with the University in the development, delivery and operation of Higher education online distance learning programmes. The University has an enviable reputation for providing quality, student-focused education in a professional and friendly environment. Our superb courses, state-of-the-art facilities, first-rate staff, and focus on practical skills and professional relevance is producing some of the Country’s most employable graduates. This partnership approach is viewed as a long term, developmental commitment that will see the creation of high quality programme courses for the University’s students.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 40 000 000.00 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)

48931000
48445000
72212931
79342000
72611000
72212445
72212190
48190000
72610000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG31
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Birmingham City University would like to procure the services of a supplier to operate in partnership with the University in the development, delivery and operation of Higher education online distance learning programmes. The University has an enviable reputation for providing quality, student-focused education in a professional and friendly environment. Our superb courses, state-of-the-art facilities, first-rate staff, and focus on practical skills and professional relevance is producing some of the Country’s most employable graduates. This partnership approach is viewed as a long term, developmental commitment that will see the creation of high quality programme courses for our students.

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: 40 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 120
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

List and brief description of conditions:

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

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: 26/07/2018
Local time: 14:00
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: 26/07/2018
Local time: 14:00
Place:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Birmingham City University
University House, 15 Bartholomew Row
Birmingham
B5 5JU
United Kingdom
E-mail: jamila.hk@bcu.ac.ukInternet address: https://bcu.ac.uk/

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Birmingham City University
University House, 15 Bartholomew Row
Birmingham
B5 5JU
United Kingdom
E-mail: jamila.hk@bcu.ac.ukInternet address: https://bcu.ac.uk/

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

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

Birmingham City University
University House, 15 Bartholomew Row
Birmingham
B5 5JU
United Kingdom
E-mail: jamila.hk@bcu.ac.ukInternet address: https://bcu.ac.uk/

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

22/06/2018

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