Business Consultancy Services Wales

Business Consultancy Services Wales

Strategic outline case to progress a proposed merger.

UK-Harlech: business analysis consultancy services

2012/S 78-128845

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Coleg Harlech WEA N
St David’s Hill, Harlech, Gwynedd
For the attention of: Trefor Fon Owen
LL46 2PU Harlech
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1766781925
E-mail: t.f.owen@fc.harlech.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1766780169

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.harlech.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.harlech.ac.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

Other: Educational Establishment
I.3)Main activity

Education
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:

Strategic outline case to progress a proposed merger.
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: Gwynedd UKL 12 and Cardiff UKL 22.
NUTS code UKL12

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

Framework agreement with a single operator
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 4

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Tender for the preparation of a strategic outline case to progress a proposed merger between Coleg Harlech WEA(N) and WEA South Wales.
Community benefits do not apply to this contract.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

72221000, 72224000, 79414000, 79411100

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
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

Starting 27.6.2012. Completion 19.10.2012

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

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: (a) Is bankrupt or is being wound up, whose affairs are being administered by the courts, who has entered into an arrangement with creditors or who is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) Is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding-up or administration by the courts or for an arrangement with creditors or is the subject of any other similar proceeding under national laws or regulations;
(c) Has been convicted of an offence concerning his professional conduct by a judgement which has the force of res judicata;
(d) Has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authorities can justify;
(e) Has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) Has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) Is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under the provisions of the Directive on the criteria for qualitative selection;
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) Bank statement and/or evidence of professional risk indemnity insurance;
(b) Balance sheets or extracts of balance sheets;
(c) Statement of turnover for a maximum of the last three years.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(a) A list of works carried out over the last 5 years with certificates of satisfaction;
(c) An indication of technicians or technical bodies involved;
(d) A description of technical facilities and measures used to ensure quality;
(e) Educational and professional qualifications of the supplier and staff responsible for performing the contract;
(i) Details of any intended sub-contracting arrangements;
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: yes

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: yes
Additional information about electronic auction:
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

Ref: 10662
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: 22.5.2012 – 14:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

29.5.2012 – 17:00
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

Duration in months: 24 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening tenders

Date: 8.6.2012 – 09:00
Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

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

Buy4Wales Reference Number: 30014.
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Coleg Harlech WEA(N)
LL46 2PU Harlech
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: t.f.owen@fc.harlech.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1766781925
Internet address: http://www.harlech.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1766780169

Body responsible for mediation procedures

Coleg Harlech WEA(N)
LL46 2PU Harlech
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: t.f.owen@fc.harlech.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1766781925
Internet address: http://www.harlech.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1766780169

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

Coleg Harlech WEA(N)
LL46 2PU Harlech
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: t.f.owen@fc.harlech.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1766781925
Internet address: http://www.harlech.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1766780169

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:19.4.2012