Tender to Supply Learner Management Information System

Tender to Supply Learner Management Information System

Learner Management Information System for Work Based Learning, Apprenticeships and Employability Skills Provision.

United Kingdom-Newcastle upon Tyne: Educational software package

2017/S 050-092045

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

NCG Corporation
Rye Hill House, Rye Hill Campus, Scotswood Road
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Amy Clare
E-mail: procurement@ncgrp.co.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: www.ncgrp.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.ncgrp.co.uk

I.2)Joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:https://procontract.due-north.com/Register
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Register

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Learner Management Information System for Work Based Learning, Apprenticeships and Employability Skills Provision.

Reference number: DN247355

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

NCG are seeking a Learner Management Information System for Work Based Learning provision, including Apprenticeships and Employability Based Skills provision.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 500 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

NCG are seeking a Learner Management Information System for Work Based Learning provision, including Apprenticeships and Employability Based Skills provision.

An open tender is being carried out to assist NCG, the Contracting Authority, in deciding which supplier will be awarded the contract. The first stage of this procurement process is to complete the Standard Selection Questionnaire (SQ) within ProContract and submit the Tender Response Form distributed with this document, along with any other requested supporting documentation.

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

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

Duration in months: 27
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Renewals of this contract are available at NCG’s discretion.

The first for a further one year (12 months) from 1.8.2019 to 31.7.2020.

There will then be three further optional renewal periods of 2 years (24 months) each — 1.8.2020 to 31.7.2022; 1.8.2022 to 31.7.2024; and 1.8.2024 to 31.7.2026.

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

The figure indicated in II.1.5 represents the upper limit of the total contract value, taking into account all potential extensions, the potential scale of the contract and such changes to the scope/scale which may result from future operational requirements.

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

Execution of the service is reserved to a particular profession
Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:

Not applicable.

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure


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: 07/04/2017
Local time: 17:00
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:

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 07/04/2017
Local time: 17:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

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:

II.1.6 — Further Information:

This procurement has not been divided into lots as NCG are seeking a single Learner Management Information System for all Work Based Learning provision, including Apprenticeships and Employability Based Skills provision. It would not be appropriate in this instance to use individual lots as systems would not be provided in this way.

II.2.7 — Further Information:

The Work Based Learning and Employability sector is currently going through a number of changes. Therefore NCG have built into this contract a mechanism and renewal process to allow either changes to the specification or termination of the contract if it finds itself in a position where the current contract no longer meets the needs of NCG and the market it operates within.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

NCG Corporation
Newcastle upon Tyne
United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@ncgrp.co.ukInternet address:www.ncgrp.co.uk
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:



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