Tender for Reducing Parental Conflict Programme

Tender for Reducing Parental Conflict Programme

The reducing parental conflict RPC programme aims to help parents across England to reduce the conflict in their relationships with each other to secure better outcomes for their children.

United Kingdom-Sheffield: Health and social work services

2018/S 145-333300

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Department for Work and Pensions
1 Hartshead square
Contact point(s): Chris Sears
For the attention of: Chris Sears
S1 2FD Sheffield
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1142590447
E-mail: christopher.sears@dwp.gsi.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/department-for-work-pensions

Further information can be obtained from: https://dwp.bravosolution.co.uk
1 Hartshead Square, Sheffield
S1 2FD Sheffield
United Kingdom
Internet address: https://dwp.bravosolution.co.uk

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: https://dwp.bravosolution.co.uk
1 Hartshead Square, Sheffield
S1 2FD Sheffield
United Kingdom

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: https://dwp.bravosolution.co.uk
1 Hartshead Square, Sheffield
S1 2FD Sheffield
United Kingdom

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions

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:

Reducing Parental Conflict Face to Face Provision

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

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: England

NUTS code UK

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)

The reducing parental conflict RPC programme aims to help parents across England to reduce the conflict in their relationships with each other to secure better outcomes for their children.
This element of the RPC programme aims to provide evidence based targeted face to face support for families of the most disadvantaged children, whether the parents are together or separated.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all 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:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 11 600 000,00 GBP

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 4.1.2019. Completion 31.8.2021

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Contract Package Area 1 — Westminister

1)Short description

CPA 1: Westminister and surrounding area

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

3)Quantity or scope

Maximum contract value for CPA 1 inclusive of VAT 3 000 000 GBP
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 000,00 and 3 000 000,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

The reducing parental conflict RPC programme aims to help parents across England to reduce the conflict in their relationships with each other to secure better outcomes for their children.
This element of the RPC programme aims to provide evidence based targeted face to face support for families of the most disadvantaged children, whether the parents are together or separated.

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Contract Package Area — 2 Gateshead

1)Short description

CPA 2: Gateshead and surrounding area

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

3)Quantity or scope

Maximum contract value for CPA 1 inclusive of VAT 3 500 000 GBP
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 000,00 and 3 500 000,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

The reducing parental conflict RPC programme aims to help parents across England to reduce the conflict in their relationships with each other to secure better outcomes for their children.
This element of the RPC programme aims to provide evidence based targeted face to face support for families of the most disadvantaged children, whether the parents are together or separated.

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Contract Package Area — 3 Hertfordshire

1)Short description

CPA 3: Hertfordshire and surrounding area

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

3)Quantity or scope

Maximum contract value for CPA 1 inclusive of VAT 3 200 000 GBP
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 000,00 and 3 200 000,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

The reducing parental conflict RPC programme aims to help parents across England to reduce the conflict in their relationships with each other to secure better outcomes for their children.
This element of the RPC programme aims to provide evidence based targeted face to face support for families of the most disadvantaged children, whether the parents are together or separated.

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Contract Package Area — 3 Hertfordshire

1)Short description

CPA 4: Dorset and surrounding area

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000

3)Quantity or scope

Maximum contract value for CPA 1 inclusive of VAT 1 900 000 GBP
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 000,00 and 1 900 000,00 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion

5)Additional information about lots

The reducing parental conflict RPC programme aims to help parents across England to reduce the conflict in their relationships with each other to secure better outcomes for their children.
This element of the RPC programme aims to provide evidence based targeted face to face support for families of the most disadvantaged children, whether the parents are together or separated.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

see tender documents available via Bravosolution.

III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

see tender documents available via Bravosolution.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

see tender documents available via Bravosolution.

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 tender documents available via Bravosolution.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: see tender documents available via Bravosolution.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
see tender documents available via Bravosolution.
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
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:

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

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

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

17.8.2018 – 10:00
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

until: 18.2.2019

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 17.8.2018 – 10:00

Place:

opened via e tendering platform Bravosolutions

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

Suppliers Instructions:
How to Express Interest in this Tender:
1) Register on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once):

https://dwp.bravosolution.co.uk and click the link to register — Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ — Enter your correct business and user details — Note your chosen username and click ‘Save’. You will receive an email with your password (keep this secure);

2) Express an Interest in the tender:
— Login to the portal with the username/password,
— Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to tender open to any registered supplier),
— Click on the relevant exercise to access the content,
— Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page,
— This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (A secure area reserved for your projects only),
— You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box.
3) Responding to the tender:
— Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining),
— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification,
— Note the deadline for completion. Follow the onscreen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT,
— There may be a mixture of online and offline actions to complete (detailed online help available). To submit your reply use the ‘Submit Response’ button (top of the page).
For further assistance please consult the online help, or the eTendering help desk.
DWP expressly reserves the rights (i)to use a reverse auction; (ii) to cancel this procurement at any stage; (iii) to not award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; (iv)and in no circumstances will DWP be liable for any costs incurred by potential suppliers.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Department for Work and Pensions
1 Hartshead Square
S1 2FD Sheffield
United Kingdom
E-mail: colin.browne@dwp.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1142590382

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Department for Work and Pensions
1 Hartshead Square
S1 2FD Sheffield
United Kingdom
E-mail: colin.browne@dwp.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1142590382

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: This authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the Point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 Nº 87) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in The High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). Where a contract has not been entered into the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the Court may award damages and in the case of specified breaches of the rules may also order the termination or shortening of the contract and the levying of fines. Economic operators seeking the termination of a contract (where this is permitted) may be required to bring action within 30-days, although this period is extended to 6-months in specified circumstances. The purpose of the standstill period referred to above is to allow parties to apply to the Courts to set aside the award decision before the contract is entered into. You may also care to note the information provided via The DWP commercial complaints process.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

27.7.2018

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