Tender to Delivery Masters in Health and Social Care Policy

Tender to Delivery Masters in Health and Social Care Policy

Open procurement for the provision of a 2-year part-time Masters course in Health and Social Care Policy. 

United Kingdom-London: Health and social work services

2019/S 041-093116

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Department of Health and Social Care
39 Victoria Street
London
SW1H 0EU
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2072104850
E-mail: joyce.angoma@dhsc.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: https://dh.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://dh.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Masters in Health and Social Care Policy

Reference number: project_253

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care (the “Authority”) is issuing this notice to inform the market of its intention to start an open procurement for the provision of a 2-year part-time Masters course in Health and Social Care Policy. The purpose of this tendering exercise is to engage the services of a university/higher education institute which can award UK degrees (i.e. a body recognised by the UK authorities as capable of awarding a UK degree) to provide a 2-year part-time Masters course in Health and Social Care policy.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 720 000.00 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)

80000000
80430000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
NUTS code: UKE
NUTS code: UKI
Main site or place of performance:

National. Policy staff in the Department of Health and Social Care are based in London and Leeds.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The principal requirement is the provision of a 2-year part-time Masters course in Health and Social Care Policy. The ability to offer a postgraduate Diploma to participants of the course who are unable to commit to completing a masters dissertation would be desirable, but not essential.

It is envisaged that there will be 3 cohorts of participants, with the possibility of 2 further contract extensions, each for one further cohort. The first cohort will commence their studies in autumn 2019. The third cohort are expected to complete their studies in autumn 2023.

Most participants will be policy staff employed by the Department of Health and Social Care, but participants employed by the department’s arms length bodies may also join the course under this contract. The minimum size of each cohort will be 15 participants. At this stage, it is envisaged that the maximum cohort size will be 30 participants, but this could rise to 40 participants.

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: 720 000.00 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:

To be renewed annually for a maximum of 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

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

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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: yes
IV.2)Administrative information

IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 250-577381

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 27/03/2019
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

Duration in months: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 27/03/2019
Local time: 11:00
Place:

Online through the procurement portal https://dh.bravosolution.co.uk

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

August 2023

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Court
London
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

22/02/2019

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