UKCES Delivery Partner Invitation to Tender

UKCES Delivery Partner Invitation to Tender

Development of National Occupational Standards, Apprenticeships/Modern Apprenticeship Frameworks and Scottish Vocational Qualifications.

United Kingdom-Wath-upon-Dearne: Adult and other education services

2016/S 073-126947

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

UK Commission for Employment and Skills
Renaissance House, Adwick Park
Wath-upon-Dearne
S63 5NB
UNITED KINGDOM
Contact person: Debbie Keogh
Telephone: +44 1709774877
E-mail: tenders@ukces.org.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/uk-commission-for-employment-and-skills

I.2)Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/539d1fc5-fe9a-4a5d-ba6e-29aff74faf60
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
UK Commission for Employment and Skills
Please contact tenders@ukces.org.uk with queries or if you have difficult accessing docs through Contracts Finder URL
Wath-upon-Dearne
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1709774877
E-mail: tenders@ukces.org.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/539d1fc5-fe9a-4a5d-ba6e-29aff74faf60
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the following address:
UK Commission for Employment and Skills
Please send all tenders to tenders@ukces.org.uk — Do Not Post Them
Wath-upon-Dearne
S63 5NB
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: tenders@ukces.org.uk
NUTS code: UKInternet address(es):Main address: https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk/Notice/539d1fc5-fe9a-4a5d-ba6e-29aff74faf60

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: NDPB

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: National Occupational Standards and Vocational Qualifications Development

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

UKCES — Standards and Frameworks — ITT to become a Delivery Partner.

Reference number: DP Standards

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80400000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Invitation to tender to become a Delivery Partner of Standards and Frameworks including NOS, Apprenticeship/Modern Apprenticeship Frameworks and Scottish Vocational Qualifications.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 500 000.00 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)

80530000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

United Kingdom.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Development of National Occupational Standards, Apprenticeships/Modern Apprenticeship Frameworks and Scottish Vocational Qualifications.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Occupational family knowledge — see full ITT for details / Weighting: 0 — Pass/fail
Quality criterion – Name: Evidence support and commitment — see full ITT for details / Weighting: 0 — Pass/fail
Quality criterion – Name: Capability — see full ITT for details / Weighting: 0 — Pass/fail
Quality criterion – Name: UK-wide coverage — see full ITT for details / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion – Name: Delivery arrangements — see full ITT for details / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion – Name: Quality processes (UK wide) — see full ITT for details / Weighting: 40
Cost criterion – Name: Price — fixed price on offer / Weighting: 0

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 2 500 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 10
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Initial period of 10 months with option to extend for a further 12 months. Spend in 1st 10 months over all awards will not exceed 1 000 000 GBP. Balance of funding of 1 500 000 GBP available for 2017-18.

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
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: 16/05/2016
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:

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 17/05/2016
Local time: 9:00
Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Tenders will be evaluated by UKCES staff and potentially staff from the Northern Ireland, Welsh or Scottish Devolved Administrations. By submitting a bid you are agreeing that your proposal can be shared with authorised personnel within these organisations.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

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.

To view this notice, please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=198196273

GO Reference: GO-2016411-PRO-8048511.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

UK Commission for Employment and Skills
Wath-upon-Dearne
S63 5NB
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: tenders@ukces.org.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:

11/04/2016

 

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