British Council – 2020 Cultural Relations through Sport Services

British Council – 2020 Cultural Relations through Sport Services

The British Council’s Sports Unit is looking to appoint a range of technical service providers under a draw down Framework Agreement to support its future cultural relations through Sport programme portfolio.

United Kingdom-London: Sporting services

2020/S 051-122293

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: British Council
Postal address: 10 Spring Gardens
Town: London
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: SW1A 2BN
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Brian D’Mello
E-mail: brian.dmello@britishcouncil.org
Internet address(es):Main address: www.britishcouncil.org

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

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/britishcouncil
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Registered Charity

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

2020 Cultural Relations through Sport Services

Reference number: BC/01251

II.1.2)Main CPV code

92600000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. Our work in sport is intrinsic to the British Council’s wider offer as a tool for promoting inclusive cultural engagement and building mutual trust and understanding with target audiences. The British Council’s Sports Unit is looking to appoint a range of technical service providers under a draw down framework agreement to support its future cultural relations through Sport programme portfolio. We are aiming to identify technical service providers with access to UK best practice and networks and an international track record in programme design and delivery across a range of sport for development and education thematic areas.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 5 000 000.00 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)

92600000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Global.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The British Council is the UK’s international organisation for cultural relations and educational opportunities. We create friendly knowledge and understanding between the people of the UK and other countries. Our work in sport is intrinsic to the British Council’s wider offer as a tool for promoting inclusive cultural engagement and building mutual trust and understanding with target audiences. The British Council’s Sports Unit is looking to appoint a range of technical service providers under a draw down framework agreement to support its future cultural relations through Sport programme portfolio. We are aiming to identify technical service providers with access to UK best practice and networks and an international track record in programme design and delivery across a range of sport for development and education thematic areas.

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: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract awarded will be for a duration of 2 years with an option for an extension for up to an additional 2 years.

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

Suppliers who wish to express an interest and take part in the tender process will be required to register on our e-Tendering portal In-Tend hosted at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/britishcouncil

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

List and brief description of conditions:
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
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: yes
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: 08/04/2020
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: 09/04/2020
Local time: 09:00
Place:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

Suppliers who wish to express an interest and take part in the tender process will be required to register on our e-Tendering portal In-Tend hosted at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/britishcouncil. Once registered, bidders must log-in to the website where they can view the project and access the bidders pack and submit their return. Bidders will also be required to demonstrate their capability and `means of proof` will be required. These conditions are outlined in the ITT.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: British Council
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

09/03/2020