Contract for Secretariat Services to Academic Health Science Networks
The contracting authority is seeking to award a contract for delivery of a full range of secretariat services, including: events organisation, database management, marketing and publications, meetings.
United Kingdom-London: Management-related services
Section I: Contracting authority
Imperial College Health Partners Limited (see also VI.3)
10 Greycoat Place, Victoria
For the attention of: Natalie Angus
SW1P 1SB London
Telephone: +44 2079606238
General address of the contracting authority: http://imperialcollegehealthpartners.com/
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)
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 11: Management consulting services  and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The successful tenderer will be expected to perform the majority of the services from their own premises, but the services will be provided to Academic Health Science Networks throughout the UK.
NUTS code UK
79420000, 79342200, 79342000, 72322000
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 180 000 and 450 000 GBP
Description of these options: The contract will be for an initial period of 3 years with options(to be exercisable under the contract) to extend the contract for a period or periods up to a further 24 months depending on business needs.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As set out in the Invitation to Tender.
In accordance with Article 48 of Directive 2004/18/EC and Regulation 25 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006, as set out in the Invitation to Tender available from the address in Section I.1.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As set out in the Invitation to Tender.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
— East Midlands Academic Health Science Network (http://www.emahsn.ac.uk/emahsn/index.aspx);
— Eastern Academic Health Science Network (http://www.eahsn.org.uk/);
— Greater Manchester Academic Health Science Network (http://www.gmahsn.org/);
— Academic Health Science Network for the North East and North Cumbria (http://www.ahsn-nenc.org.uk/);
— North West Coast Academic Health Science Network (http://www.nwcahsn.nhs.uk/index.php);
— Imperial College Health Partners Limited, being the North West London Academic Health Science Network (http://imperialcollegehealthpartners.com/);
— Oxford Academic Health Science Network (http://www.oxfordahsn.org/);
— King’s Health Partners Limited, being the South London Academic Health Science Network (http://www.kingshealthpartners.org/info/southlondonahsn);
— South West Peninsula Academic Health Science Network (http://www.swahsn.com/);
— Kent, Surrey and Sussex Academic Health Science Network (http://www.kssahsn.net/);
— UCL Partners Limited (http://www.uclpartners.com/our-work/academic-health-science-network);
— Wessex Academic Health Science Network (http://wessexahsn.org/);
— West Midlands Academic Health Science Network (http://www.wmahsn.org/);
— West of England Academic Health Science Network (http://www.weahsn.net/); and
— Yorkshire and Humber Academic Health Science Network (http://www.yhahsn.org.uk/).
Section II.3) The duration of the contract specified in Section II.3 includes the maximum extension period (24 months) described in Section II.2.2. If no option to extend the contract is exercised, the duration of the contract will be 36 months from the award of the contract.
Right to Cancel: Imperial College Health Partners Limited reserves the right to discontinue the procurement process at any time, which shall include the right not to award a contract, and does not bind itself to accept the most economically advantageous tender, or any tender received, and reserves the right to award the contract in part, or to call for new tenders should it consider this necessary.
Imperial College Health Partners Limited shall not be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by any candidate or tenderer in connection with the completion and return of the information requested in this Contract Notice, or in the completion or submission of any tender, irrespective of the outcome of the competition or if the competition is cancelled or postponed.
All dates, time periods and values specified in this notice are provisional and Imperial College Health Partners Limited reserves the right to change these.
As specified in Section I.1 and the address/URL details remain the same.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:27.1.2014