Transformational Change Management Tender

Transformational Change Management Tender

Hampshire County Council is seeking to appoint a Private Sector Partner to assist in delivering its strategy to transform the council. The Private Sector Partner is required to provide consultancy services across a broad range of relevant public services to deliver substantial transformation and efficiencies.

United Kingdom-Winchester: Business and management consultancy and related services

2014/S 098-171588

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Hampshire County Council
Three Minsters House High Street
Contact point(s): Procurement Support Team
SO23 8UL Winchester
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1962832323
E-mail: procurement.support@hants.gov.uk
Fax: +44 1962841326

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.hants.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire

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

Regional or local authority

I.3)Main activity

General public services
Environment
Recreation, culture and religion
Education

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Hampshire Constabulary
West Hill, Romsey Road
SO22 5DB Winchester
UNITED KINGDOM

Hampshire Fire & Rescue Service
Headquarters, Leigh Road
SO50 9SJ Eastleigh
UNITED KINGDOM

 

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Private Sector Partner to Support Transformational Change Management.

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

Services
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: County of Hampshire, United Kingdom.

NUTS code UKJ33

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)

Hampshire County Council is seeking to appoint a Private Sector Partner to assist in delivering its strategy to transform the council. The Private Sector Partner is required to provide consultancy services across a broad range of relevant public services to deliver substantial transformation and efficiencies.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

794000007941000072220000

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: no

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:

The successful supplier will be awarded a initial contract for up 24 months duration with the option to extend by up to a further 12 months (36 months in total).
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 5 000 000 and 18 000 000 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

Duration in months: 36 (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:

Hampshire County Council reserves the right to require deposits, guarantees, bonds, warranties and other forms of appropriate security, as defined within the tender documentation.

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

Stage Payments will be made in accordance with the form of agreement to be used.

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

No special legal form is required. However, in the case of organisations applying as a consortium or joint venture, full details of each member are required.
In the case of a consortium which is intended to be jointly and severally liable (e.g. a new legal entity), each member will be required to sign an undertaking that they shall all be jointly and severally liable for the performance of the contract.
Please see the tender documentation for further details.

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: In accordance with Articles 43 to 51 of Directive 2004/18/EC as amended by S.I. 2007/2157, 2009/2992,
2011/1441 and Regulation 23 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 as amended by “The Public Contracts (Amendment) Regulations 2009”, and as set out in the tender documents. Organisations are advised it is a condition of this contract that all managers and operatives (Including subcontractors) are suitably competent to execute all trades and operations encompassed by these Contracts in full compliance with UK legislation.
Organisations interested in the opportunity should also review the tender documentation for more details.
regarding the conditions for participation.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: In accordance with Articles 43 to 51 of Directive
2004/18/EC as amended by S.I. 2007/2157, 2009/2992,
2011/1441; and Regulation 24 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 as amended by The Public Contracts (Amendment) Regulations 2009, and as set out in the tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Organisations are advised that the following minimum insurance levels are required:
Employer’s liability 10 000 000 GBP.
Public liability 10 000 000 GBP.
Professional indemnity 5 000 000 GBP.
The successful supplier will generally be limited to work to the value of one quarter of their annual turnover.
In the case of consortia that are jointly and severally liable, this will be based upon all members individually.
In the case of consortia where there is one Lead Organisation, that Organisation alone must have a sufficiently high turnover.
Note: Work may be awarded beyond this general limit, but the provider(s) will be subject to further financial risk assessment as part of the mini competition process.
To support the financial assessment, the Council will obtain a financial appraisal report from ‘N2Check’. The report provides the council with an overall Risk Score which will be used to assess the aplicants’ financial standing. If this information is not available from N2Check, a risk score obtained for your organisation will be assessed against the criteria as detailed below:
Score of between 0 and 25 = Fail
Score of between 26 and 50 = Pass (this is subject to the provision of a suitable parent company guarantee or commitment to provide a performance bond if/when deemed appropriate. If either guarantee is unable to be provided a fail score will be recorded. Also note: a financial appraisal (using the same finacial appraisal and evaluation process) will be carried out on the Parent Company to assess their suitability to act as guarantor.
Score of 51and Over = Pass
Further details on Economic and Financial Ability can be found in the tender documentation.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
In accordance with Articles 43 to 51 of Directive 2004/18/EC as amended by S.I. 2007/2157, 2009/2992,2011/1441; and Regulation 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 as amended by The Public Contracts(Amendment) Regulations 2009, and as set out in the tender documentation.
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:

HS2169

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

no

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 27.6.2014 – 14:00
Payable documents: no

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

27.6.2014 – 14:00
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

in days: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 27.6.2014 – 14:00

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 wishing to take part in this procurement exercise will need to download the tender documentation from the County Council’s electronic web based tender portal, In-tend, found at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire/

Suppliers are required to complete and return the tender documentation through Intend, (found at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire/

by the date and time specified in IV 3.4. Tenderers not already registered on In-tend are required to register their company details on the In-tend, E-tendering system. No charge is made for registration or access to this system. Full details and user guides on how to register and operate the system are available via the link https://in-tendhost.co.uk/hampshire/

Once in the web site, click on ‘Current Tenders’ and then on ‘New Tender Details’ for this framework. Further information, details, subsequent messages and tender documents will be transmitted by In-Tend so it is vital your company is registered. if you wish to express interest in this Framework, please click on ‘Express Interest’ and if you have not previously done so , register your company. E-mail addresses should ideally be for the person who will deal with this tender. All login details, subsequent messages and tender document will automatically be sent to this E-mail address, it is necessary that the email account registered on this system is regularly monitored. You may register more than on Email user per organisation against your account.

Further information about Hampshire County Council can be found at http://www.hants.gov.uk/

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

19.5.2014

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