77231-2019: United Kingdom-Dartford: Education and training services

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

I.2)Information about joint procurement

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


Leadership Development Programme

Reference number: DN356715

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The purpose of this tender is to secure a provider to design and deliver a tailored leadership development programme for our staff in leadership and management positions at a variety of levels in the organisation.

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)

Value excluding VAT: 779 400.00 GBP



II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

We expect all our leaders, regardless of background, level of experience and position in the organisation, to demonstrate the following attributes:

— compassion (attend to the people they lead, understand their challenges, empathise and help them),

— emotional intelligence (understand themselves and others, manage relationships),

— inclusiveness (listen to all respectfully, and engage with authenticity),

— commitment (to quality, innovation and improvement).

We require a programme that will address the range of skills and behaviours our leaders are expected to model in a variety of settings. These were considered in the context of:

— our expectation that leaders work with their teams to consistently deliver excellent care and continuously seek improvement,

— the need to engage staff in their roles and in their contribution to the delivery of consistently high quality services,

— the need for leaders to always demonstrate our values,

— the importance of prioritising and adopting leadership skills that will have the greatest impact on staff engagement and involvement in our Quality Improvement Programme.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Quality criterion – Name: Technical/Quality / Weighting: 70

Price – Weighting: 30

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no

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 IV: Procedure


IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

IV.1.6)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.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system

IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: DN356715

A contract/lot is awarded: yes

V.2)Award of contract

V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:


V.2.2)Information about tenders

Number of tenders received: 5

Number of tenders received from SMEs: 0

Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: 0

Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: 0

Number of tenders received by electronic means: 5

The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no

V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor

Berkshire Consultancy Ltd
The Coach House, Woods Farm
East Hampstead Road, Wokingham, Berkshire
RG40 3AE
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1189798043
NUTS code: UK

Internet address: https://www.berkshire.co.uk/

The contractor is an SME: no

V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)

Total value of the contract/lot: 779 400.00 GBP

V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Oxleas NHS FT
Pinewood House, Pinewood Place, Dartford
United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Oxleas NHS Foudation Trust
Pinewood House, Pinewood Place, Dartford
United Kingdom

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

In accordance with Public Contracting Regulations 2015

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Oxleas NHS FT
Pinewood House, Pinewood Place, Dartford
United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: