Business Growth Support Services Barnsley

Business Growth Support Services Barnsley

Bidders should have experience in business support in 1 or more of the following disciplines: Lot 1: HR (procedural and leadership), Lot 2: Marketing (strategic and digital).

United Kingdom-Barnsley: Financial consultancy services

2019/S 030-067340

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Barnsley Metropolitan Borough Council
Westgate Plaza One, Westgate
Barnsley
S70 2DR
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Jenny Lockwood
Telephone: +44 1226775372
E-mail: JennyLockwood@barnsley.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKE31
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.yortender.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.yortender.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.yortender.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.yortender.co.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Provision of Business Growth Support Services

Reference number: DN386365

II.1.2)Main CPV code

66171000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

This contract is to establish a Framework Agreement for professional support services, across a number of different disciplines which the Council can call off from awarded providers, providing a bank of business support specialists to supply ad hoc business coaching to businesses in the Barnsley area.

Bidders should have experience in business support in 1 or more of the following disciplines:

— lot 1: HR (procedural and leadership),

— lot 2: Marketing (strategic and digital),

— lot 3: Access to finance,

— lot 4: Health and safety,

— lot 5: Process innovation,

— lot 6: Sales,

— lot 7: Procurement, tender readiness and bid writing,

— lot 8: Supply chain and purchasing and

— lot 9: Strategic business management.

The Council intends to appoint 1 provider per lot, except for lot 3 “Access to Finance” where 2 providers will be awarded.

Further information on the scope of services is available to access free of charge at www.yortender.co.uk

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

HR (Procedural and Leadership)

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72221000
72224000
73200000
79400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE31

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of business support services for HR (procedural and leadership), including but not limited to:

1) HR strategy and organisation design;

2) Review and drafting of employment policies and procedures;

3) Recruitment and succession planning;

4) Employee engagement/workforce development;

5) Executive coaching and effective leadership.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality (Various) / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12-month contract, with 2 x 12-month extension options available, subject to budget and performance.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Marketing (Strategic and Digital)

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72221000
72224000
79400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE31

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of business support services for marketing (strategic and digital) including but not limited to:

1) Marketing strategy development;

2) Development of marketing materials (online and offline);

3) Branding and image guidelines;

4) Promotional strategy and implementation via a range of marketing tools;

5) Accessing and developing new customers;

6) Networking skills;

7) SEO development;

8) E-business strategy.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality (Various) / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12-month contract, with 2 x 12-month extension options available, subject to budget and performance.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Access to Finance

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

66171000
72221000
72224000
73200000
79000000
79400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE31

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of business support services for access to finance including but not limited to:

1) Accessing finance;

2) Investment readiness;

3) Grant application development;

4) Financial and management information improvements.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality (Various) / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12-month contract, with 2 x 12-month extension options available, subject to budget and performance.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Health and Safety

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72221000
72224000
73200000
79400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE31

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of business support services for health and safety including but not limited to:

1) Risk assessment systems;

2) Health and safety policy, procedure and document review;

3) Arrangements for recording and reporting;

4) Contractor competency assessments/evaluation procedures and controls;

5) COSSHH/assessments;

6) Manual handling assessments;

7) Fire risk assessments.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality (Various) / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12-month contract, with 2 x 12-month extension options available, subject to budget and performance.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Process Innovation

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72221000
72224000
73200000
79400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE31

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of business support services for process innovation, including but not limited to:

1) Lean office principles;

2) Lean manufacturing principles;

3) Quality management principles;

4) Strategic lean action plan;

5) Continuous improvement action plan;

6) Improving layouts and space utilisation.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality (Various) / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12-month contract, with 2 x 12-month extension options available, subject to budget and performance.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Sales

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72221000
72224000
73200000
79400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE31

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of business support services for sales, including but not limited to:

1) Sales strategy development;

2) Sales process;

3) Measuring sales performance;

4) Sales marketing;

5) CRM Development;

6) Telesales development (motivation and confidence);

7) Launching a new product;

8) Identifying new markets.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality (Various) / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12-month contract, with 2 x 12-month extension options available, subject to budget and performance.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Procurement, Tender Readiness and Bid Writing

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72221000
72224000
73200000
79400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE31

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of business support services for procurement, tender readiness and bid writing including but not limited to:

1) Finding opportunities to bid in public/private sectors;

2) “Qualify” opportunities; building sound business cases, what makes a good tender;

3) Recognise “golden rules” of bidding ensuring bid process is managed in efficient and effective way;

4) Understand what it takes to create a winning bid;

5) Identify business’s strengths, weaknesses, selling points.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality (Various) / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12-month contract, with 2 x 12-month extension options available, subject to budget and performance.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Supply Chain and Purchasing

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72221000
72224000
73200000
79400000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE31

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of business support services for supply chain and purchasing, including but not limited to:

1) Market research and feasibility;

2) Strategy planning;

3) Export quality checklist;

4) Review of sale order policies and exporter compatibility;

5) Export procedures audit;

6) Shipping duties and processes.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality (Various) / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12-month contract, with 2 x 12-month extension options available, subject to budget and performance.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Strategic Business Management

Lot No: 9

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

73200000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE31

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Provision of business support services for strategic business management, including but not limited to:

1) Business planning/strategy development for new products or markets;

2) Review of methods of delivery;

3) Analysis of costings/prices;

4) Options analysis;

5) SMART implementation plan and responsibilities;

6) Establishment and management of KPI’s.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Quality (Various) / Weighting: 70
Price – Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12-month contract, with 2 x 12-month extension options available, subject to budget and performance.

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
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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:
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: 11/03/2019
Local time: 12:00
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 11/03/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Court
London
United Kingdom
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:

07/02/2019