Contract for People Development Framework

Contract for People Development Framework

The University is looking to secure a range of experienced facilitators and executive coaches to support leaders, managers and staff through the delivery of a range of development interventions.

United Kingdom-Newcastle upon Tyne: Education and training services

2014/S 015-022886

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

University of Northumbria at Newcastle
Ellison Building
Contact point(s): Procurement Services
For the attention of: Katrina Foster
NE1 8ST Newcastle upon Tyne
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1912274334
E-mail: katrina.foster@northumbria.ac.uk

Internet address(es):

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

Address of the buyer profile: www.northumbriaunitenders.org

Electronic access to information: www.northumbriaunitenders.org

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: www.northumbriaunitenders.org

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:

Contract for the provision of a People Development Framework.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 24: Education and vocational education 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 several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 50
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: 2 400 000 GBP

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

The University is looking to secure a range of experienced facilitators and executive coaches to support leaders, managers and staff through the delivery of a range of development interventions. As this is a framework agreement the value is estimated and there is no guarantee of spend throughout the agreement. Please note that this is a Voluntary Contract Notice as this category of spend is classified as Part B Services for the purposes of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006 and the Procurement process will be carried out as set out in the tender documents.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000, 79998000, 80570000

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: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots
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:

Framework contract, numerous suppliers, 2 years with the option to extend for a further 2 x 12 months, comprising of 6 Lots.
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: There will be 2 x 12 months options to extend the contract. The original contract will be for 24 months.
Provisional timetable for recourse to these options:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)
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)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Coaching Services

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Leadership Development

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 3 Lot title: Professional Development

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 4 Lot title: IT skills

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 5 Lot title: MBTI (step 1 and step 2)

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 6 Lot title: Health & Safety

1)Short description
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000

3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

The contracting authority reserves the right to require any deposits, guarantees, bonds, insurance or similarprotections which it in its absolute discretion requires.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

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

Groupings of tenderers may be required to form separate limited company, take a particular form, that one takesresponsibility and liability and/or that each accepts joint and several liability.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: As detailed in the tender documentation.
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

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As detailed as in the Business Questionnaire.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As detailed in the Business Questionnaire.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As detailed in the Business Questionnaire.
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. Quality. Weighting 70

2. Price. Weighting 30

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:

T13/3339
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: 28.2.2014 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

28.2.2014 – 12:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

20.1.2014
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

until: 28.2.2014
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 28.2.2014 – 12:00
Place:

Sutherland Building.

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

Please follow these instructions to electronically register your interest in this contract.
1. Go to the website located at www.northumbriaunitender.org

2. If you have a log in select log in, if not select register free.
3. To register against a contract, select the binoculars beside the Latest Opportunities Section.
4. Select any relevant search criteria or alternatively click Search to search all.
5. Click on the highlighted link for the contract that you are interested in.
6. Click on Register Interest.
7. You will receive an email from the system once your interest has been accepted.
8. To access the tender documentation you must log in and select My Opportunities.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

University of Northumbria at Newcastle
Sutherland Building
NE1 8ST Newcastle upon Tyne
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: jill.black@northumbria.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1912274078
Internet address: www.northumbria.ac.uk

Body responsible for mediation procedures

University of Northumbria at Newcastle
Ellison Building
NE1 8ST Newcastle upon Tyne
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: fi.procurement@northumbria.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1912274334
Internet address: www.northumbria.ac.uk

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

Royal Courts of Justice
The Strand
WC2A 2LL London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: comct.registry@hmcourts-service.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2079476112
Internet address: www.hmcourts-service.gov.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:20.1.2014