Tender for IAG Services in Buckinghamshire

Tender for IAG Services in Buckinghamshire

The IAG provision focuses on improving outcomes for 11-25 year old young people and their families providing support services to those that may not make a successful transition to adulthood.

United Kingdom-Aylesbury: Education and training services

2015/S 193-350110

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Buckinghamshire County Council
NCO, Walton Street
For the attention of: Miss Helen Bold
HP20 1UA Aylesbury
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1296383660
E-mail: hbold@buckscc.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.buckscc.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.businessportal.southeastiep.gov.uk/

Electronic access to information: https://www.businessportal.southeastiep.gov.uk/

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.businessportal.southeastiep.gov.uk/

Further information can be obtained from: Buckinghamshire County Council
2 NCO, Walton Street
For the attention of: Miss Helen Bold
HP20 1UA Aylesbury
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1296383660
E-mail: hbold@buckscc.gov.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Buckinghamshire County Council
2 NCO, Walton Street
For the attention of: Miss Helen Bold
HP20 1UA Aylesbury
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1296383660
E-mail: hbold@buckscc.gov.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Buckinghamshire County Council
2 NCO, Walton Street
For the attention of: Miss Helen Bold
HP20 1UA Aylesbury
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1296383660
E-mail: hbold@buckscc.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:

Information, Advice and Guidance Services.

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 UKJ13

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 is a notice for social and specific services in accordance with Directive 2014/24/EU Article 74 Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) provision is a key of part of Buckinghamshire County Council’s Youth Support Service delivery.
The Council is looking for an experienced organisation to provide support services to young people through the ‘Buckinghamshire Youth’ framework which will include collaboration and partnership working with the Council’s Youth Service and the Voluntary and Community Youth Support Service provider to improve outcomes for young people in Buckinghamshire.
The IAG provision focuses on improving outcomes for 11-25 year old young people and their families providing support services to those that may not make a successful transition to adulthood.
The successful service provider will:
— Reduce the number of young people who are NEET,
— Enable young people to undertake RPA compliant destinations,
— Enable young people with Statements of Educational Need to contribute to the development of their Education, Health and Care plans,
— Increase the numbers of young people undertaking apprenticeships.
The contract will be in place for 5 years with an option to extend for a further 24 months or parts thereof. The Council is of the view that TUPE may apply to this Contract.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000, 80310000

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:

There is a capped budget for the initial 5 year term.
Yr 1 — 1 865 320,
Yr 2 — 1 865 320,
Yr 3 — 1 715 320,
Yr 4 — 1 715 320,
Yr 5 — 1 715 320.
This is subject to availability of funding and the Council reserves the right to review budgets.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Number of possible renewals: 2
In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated timeframe for subsequent contracts:
in months: 12 (from the award of the contract)

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

Duration in months: 60 (from the award of the contract)

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

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See ITT.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: See ITT.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
See ITT.
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:

DN16351
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

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

6.11.2015 – 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

in days: 90 (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

The contract will be for 5 years with the option to extend for a further 2 x 12 months or parts thereof, i.e. the maximum contract length will be 7 years. This is a notice for social and specific services in accordance with Directive 2014/24/EU Article 74.
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:

1.10.2015

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