Training Design and Development Tender

Training Design and Development Tender

There is a requirement to support the Directorate of Training (Army) in the production of training development material to support the training of Army officers and recruits.

UK-Andover: Training services

2013/S 014-019486

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

LF Res Commercial, C&C
ArmyHQ Commercial Procurement 2B, IDL 437, Zone 8, 2nd Floor, Ramillies Building, ArmyHQ, Marlborough Lines, Monxton Road
For the attention of: Olly Wood
SP11 8HJ Andover
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1264381750
E-mail: des-comrcl-cc-armyhq-proc2b-e1@mod.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

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
Defence
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:
Training Design and Development: Support to DTrg(A) Officers and Support to HQ ITG
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 27: Other services
NUTS code UKJ3
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Training services. There is a requirement to support the Directorate of Training (Army) in the production of training development material to support the training of Army officers and recruits. The specific requirements are:
1. To ensure pan-Army Officer training meets the need of the Army and to support the requirement to deliver that training to a consistent and appropriately high standard in accordance with the requirements set out in Joint Service Publication 822 – The Defence Manual of Training Management, it is necessary to conduct Job Analysis and produce Operational Performance Statements/Competency Frameworks (OPS/CF) and full Formal Training Statements (FTS) for the following courses (which don’t appear to directly match the SOR. Can you check and ensure which is correct so that they reflect each other):
a. Young Officers in first appointment. (Regular and TA).
b. Late Entry (Regular and TA).
c. Junior Captain in first appointment (Regular and TA).
d. Senior Captain in subsequent appoint (Regular and TA).
e. Professionally Qualified Officer (Regular and TA).
2. To ensure Army Phase 1 training meets the needs of the Army and to support the requirement to deliver that training to a consistent and appropriately high standard in accordance with the requirements set out in Joint Service Publication 822 – The Defence Manual of Training is necessary to produce full Course Training Packages (CTPs) for the following courses:
a. Common Military Syllabus Standard Entry.
b. Common Military Syllabus (Junior Entry Long).
c. Common Military Syllabus (Junior Entry Short).
d. Common Military Syllabus (TA).
The deliverables are expected to be complete within one year from Contract award. In order to achieve the most economically advantageous solution, the Army reserves the right to award requirements 1 and 2 above, separately should it be necessary.
Companies wishing to express an interest should submit their contact details, preferably by e-mail to Mr Olly Wood, Commercial Officer, DES-Comrcl-CC-ArmyHQ-Proc2b-E1@mod.uk. Alternatively, write to the address provided.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80500000

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
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion
Duration in months: 12 (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
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted
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:
HQLF2/1925
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
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
21.2.2013 – 17:30
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
28.2.2013
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement, and the contract will be awarded on the basis of the most economically advantageous tender.Suppliers interested in working with the Ministry of Defence should register on the MOD Supplier Information Database (SID) Register, available at www.contracts.mod.uk. The MOD SID is a database of active and potential suppliers available to all MOD and UK Defence procurement personnel, and is the main supplier database of MOD Procurement organisations. Please note: the registration and publication of a company profile on the MOD SID does not mean or imply that the supplier has in any way been vetted or approved by the MOD. Suppliers wishing to compete for advertised MOD contracts must respond to any specific call for competition by submitting a separate expression of interest in accordance with the instructions of the purchasing organisation.

Advertising Regime OJEU:- This contract opportunity is published in the Official Journal of the European Union (OJEU),the MoD Defence Contracts Bulletin and www.contracts.mod.uk GO Reference: GO-2013116-DCB-4518955

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

LF Res Commercial, C&C

Body responsible for mediation procedures

LF Res Commercial, C&C

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

LF Res Commercial, C&C

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:16.1.2013

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