Chairs Leadership Programme – Education and Training Foundation

Chairs Leadership Programme – Education and Training Foundation

The ETF has developed and continues to deliver a high profile, high quality programme through the Oxford Saïd Business School.

United Kingdom-London: Education and training services

2018/S 170-386994

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Education and Training Foundation
First Floor, 157 — 197 Buckingham Palace Road
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2037408280
NUTS code: UKI
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via:
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at:

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Charity

I.5)Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Chairs Leadership Programme

Reference number: PD 18/19.9

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

The ETF has developed and continues to deliver a high profile, high quality programme through the Oxford Saïd Business School. The programme contains high quality input from leading academics and professionals in their fields including finance, governance, leadership and organisational culture. To continue to support the development of high quality leadership in the Further Education (FE) and training sector the ETF is looking to develop an equally high profile and high quality programme for those undertaking the Chair role on FE boards.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 260 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The ETF are seeking a provider with an outstanding track record of delivery and impact in the field of governance leadership training to co-design, develop and deliver a high profile, high quality Chairs leadership programme for Chairs of Boards in Further Education Colleges. In partnership with the ETF, and using the new framework as a basis for the content of the programme, we would like to deliver a series of high profile and outstanding Chair’s Leadership programmes for all FE College Chairs. The tender evaluation panel will judge past performance on the evidence provided of impact on the Chair, board and the organisation, reputation for excellence in design and delivery of executive training and the ability to work flexibly with clients to meet their needs.

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

Value excluding VAT: 260 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 22/10/2018
End: 31/03/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The indicative budget for this project is 260 000 GBP, which must include any VAT which you believe will be chargeable for this financial year (2018/19) and followed by up to a maximum of 260 000 GBP (inclusive of VAT) for each year of operation.

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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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.1.1)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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2018/S 164-374693

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 02/10/2018
Local time: 09:00
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:

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 02/10/2018
Local time: 09:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the myTenders Web Site at

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

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VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The Education and Training Foundation
First Floor, 157 — 197 Buckingham Palace Road
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2037408280
E-mail: address:
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: