Business Liaison Services for Newcastle University

Business Liaison Services for Newcastle University

Opportunities have arisen in London to extend our portfolio of undergraduate and post graduate level programmes whilst creating a distinctive experience and global showcase for the University.

United Kingdom-Newcastle upon Tyne: Business and management consultancy services

2014/S 192-339354

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Newcastle University
King’s Gate
Contact point(s): www.ncl-tenders.co.uk/suppliers
For the attention of: Leigh Anderson
NE1 7RU Newcastle upon Tyne
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1912228618
E-mail: procurement@ncl.ac.uk
Fax: +44 1912228845

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.ncl.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.ncl-tenders.co.uk/suppliers

Electronic access to information: www.ncl-tenders.co.uk/suppliers

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.ncl-tenders.co.uk/suppliers

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

Body governed by public law

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:

(NU/0974) The Provision of Business Liaison Services.

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

NUTS code UKC22

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with a single operator

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 4

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 120 000 and 200 000 GBP

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

Newcastle University prides itself on being a civic University with a global reach. Opportunities have arisen in London to extend our portfolio of undergraduate and post graduate level programmes whilst creating a distinctive experience and global showcase for the University. A presence in London directly supports the Regional, National and International mission of the University. The University may wish to extend this contract for similar work in China and Malaysia.
The contract is to appoint a consultant to work alongside the project team to help foster and develop relationships with London based industry to benefit and grow the Newcastle London venture.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79410000, 79400000, 79420000

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

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

120 000 — 200 000.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The university may exercise the option to extend this contract for similar work in China and Malaysia.

II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 48 (from the award of the contract)

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:

As detailed in the Invitation to Tender document.

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

Joint and Several liability.

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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed in the Invitation to Tender document.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As detailed in the Invitation to Tender document.
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: no

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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Price. Weighting 40

2. Technical Merit. Weighting 60

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

NU/0974

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: 13.11.2014 – 12:00
Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

14.11.2014 – 12:00
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 14.11.2014 – 14:00

Place:

Newcastle upon Tyne.

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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

2.10.2014