Childcare Business Support Service

Childcare Business Support Service

Powys County Council wishes to engage with a suitably competent, experienced and qualified provider for the provision of a Childcare Business Support Service for the Children and Young People’s Partnership. It is anticipated that the service will begin 1.10.2013.

United Kingdom-Llandrindod Wells: Health and social work services

2013/S 146-254291

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Powys County Council
County Hall
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement Unit
For the attention of: Angela Williams
LD1 5LG Llandrindod Wells
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1597826223
Fax: +44 1597826394

Internet address(es):

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0354

Further information can be obtained from: Powys County Council
Powys County Council, County Hall
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement Unit
For the attention of: Angela Williams
LD1 5LG Llandrindod Wells
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1597826223
Fax: +44 1597826394

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: Powys County Council
Powys County Council, County hall
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement Unit
For the attention of: Angela Williams
LD1 5LG Llandrindod Wells
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1597826223
Fax: +44 1597826394
Internet address: http://www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: Powys County Council
Powys County Council, County Hall
Contact point(s): Corporate Procurement Unit
For the attention of: Angela Williams
LD1 5LG Llandrindod Wells
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1597826223
Fax: +44 1597826394
Internet address: http://www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

Health
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:

Childcare Business Support Service.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: County of Powys.
NUTS code UK

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

Powys County Council wishes to engage with a suitably competent, experienced and qualified provider for the provision of a Childcare Business Support Service for the Children and Young People’s Partnership. It is anticipated that the service will begin 1.10.2013.
NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. Please note this is a separate website and if you are not already registered, registration will be required.
To access eTenderwales, express your interest in this notice and access the tender documentation please visit https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.shtml and search for PQQ/ITT code itt_39894 within the appropriate area.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000, 85300000, 85312000, 79900000, 85312110

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
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:

Childcare Business Support Service.
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.10.2013. Completion 30.9.2015

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: Refer to tender documents.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Refer to Tender documents.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Refer to Tender documents.
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
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: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

CPU/AW/49
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

2.9.2013 – 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: 3.9.2013 – 12:00
Place:

As per the Council’s constitution.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

Powys County Council will be conducting this procurement exercise through the Value Wales e-Tendering portal. This can be found at www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk, all information may be downloaded and returned through this channel.

Internet address(es): http://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

Suppliers Instructions How to Express Interest in this Tender
1. Register your company on the eTenderwales portal (this is only required once)
— Browse to the eSourcing Portal: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

— Click the “Click here to register” link
— Accept the terms and conditions and click “continue”
— Enter your correct business and user details
— Note the username you chose and click “Save” when complete
— You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure)
2. Express an Interest in the tender
— Login to the portal with the username/password
— Click the “Open Access ITTs” link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires open to any registered supplier)
— Click on the relevant ITT to access the content.
— Click the “Express Interest” button in the “Actions” box on the left-hand side of the page.
— This will move the ITT into your “My ITTs” page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only)
— Click on the ITT code, you can now access any attachments by clicking the “Settings and Buyer Attachments” in the “Actions” box
3. Responding to the tender
— You can now choose to “Reply” or “Reject” (please give a reason if rejecting)
— You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification
— Note the deadline for completion, then follow the onscreen instructions to complete the ITT
— There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available)
If you require any further assistance use the online help, or the BravoSolution help desk is available Mon – Fri (8:00 am – 18:00 pm) on:
— email: help@bravosolution.co.uk

— Phone: +44 8003684850 / Fax: +44 2070800480
Tenders or Requests to Participate must be sent to:
Official name: www.etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk

(WA Ref:802)

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:25.7.2013