Tender for VCSE Infrastructure Support Service

Tender for VCSE Infrastructure Support Service

We are seeking to commission an organisation (or organisations working in partnership with a lead) to provide citywide ‘infrastructure support’ to the VCSE sector in Manchester.

United Kingdom-Manchester: Health and social work services

2019/S 110-268995

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Manchester City Council
Town Hall Extension
Manchester
M60 2LA
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Mike Worsley
Telephone: +44 1612343080
E-mail: mike.worsley@manchester.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1612740013
NUTS code: UKD3
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.manchester.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.manchester.gov.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: www.the-chest.org.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.the-chest.org.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

TC1017 — The Provision of a VCSE Infrastructure Support Service

Reference number: DN414477

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

We are seeking to commission an organisation (or organisations working in partnership with a lead) to provide citywide ‘infrastructure support’ to the VCSE sector in Manchester, working with the public and independent sectors in the city to carry out activities that make an important contribution to meeting the outcomes of the Our Manchester Strategy and the strategic aims and objectives of MHCC.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 700 000.00 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)

79400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKD3
Main site or place of performance:

Manchester.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

We are seeking to commission an organisation (or organisations working in partnership with a lead) to provide citywide ‘infrastructure support’ to the VCSE sector in Manchester, working with the public and independent sectors in the city to carry out activities that make an important contribution to meeting the outcomes of the Our Manchester Strategy and the strategic aims and objectives of MHCC.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality / Weighting: 50 %
Quality criterion – Name: Social value / Weighting: 20 %
Price – Weighting: 30 %

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 700 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Up to an additional 2 years.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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: 08/07/2019
Local time: 11:00
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 08/07/2019
Local time: 11:00

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:

The Council is using the e-business portal known as the Chest. Applicants will need to register their details at the following link www.the-chest.org.uk. Once registered, applicants will be emailed a log-in and password which will allow them to gain access to the documentation relating to this opportunity. Applicants will need to electronically submit their completed tender documents, including online questionnaire, via the on-line portal by 11:00 a.m. on Monday 8.7.2019 as referred to in IV.2.2. Any clarification queries must also be submitted via the Chest website by the date referred to in the tender documentation.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Manchester City Council
Manchester
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Manchester City Council
Manchester
United Kingdom

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The Council will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers prior to entering into the contract. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved, the Public Contract Regulations 2015 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).

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

Manchester City Council
Manchester
United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

06/06/2019