Counselling Service Contract Northern Ireland

Counselling Service Contract Northern Ireland

Independant Counselling Service for Post Primary Aged Pupils in Special Schools.

United Kingdom-Ballymena: Counselling services

2018/S 242-552822

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Education Authority NI
County Hall, 182 Galgorm Road
Ballymena
BT42 1HN
United Kingdom
Contact person: Francine Scullion
E-mail: Procurement@eani.org.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

BSF-18-019 Independant Counselling Service for Post Primary Aged Pupils in Special Schools

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85312320

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

BSF-18-019 Independant Counselling Service for Post Primary Aged Pupils In Special Schools 1.9.2019 to 31.8.2022 (with the option to extend for up to 24 months).

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 2 500 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 11
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1 Ards and North Down

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

BSF-18-019 Independent Counselling Service for Post Primary Aged Pupils In Special Schools 1.9.2019 to 31.8.2022 (with the option to extend for up to 24 months).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Award criteria as per tender documents / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion – Name: As per tender documents / Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Option to extend for up to 24 months.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 2 Fermanagh and Omagh

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

BSF-18-019 Independent Counselling Service for Post Primary Aged Pupils In Special Schools 1.9.2019 to 31.8.2022 (with the option to extend for up to 24 months).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Award criteria as per tender documents / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion – Name: As per tender documents / Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Option to extend for up to 24 months.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3 Causeway Coast

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

BSF-18-019 Independent Counselling Service for Post Primary Aged Pupils In Special Schools 1.9.2019 to 31.8.2022 (with the option to extend for up to 24 months).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Award criteria as stated in the tender / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion – Name: As per tender documents / Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Option to extend for up to 24 months.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 4 Mid Ulster

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

BSF-18-019 Independent Counselling Service for Post Primary Aged Pupils In Special Schools 1.9.2019 to 31.8.2022 (with the option to extend for up to 24 months).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Award criteria as stated in the tender / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion – Name: As per tender documents / Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Option to extend for up to 24 months.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 5 Newry City and Down

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

BSF-18-019 Independent Counselling Service for Post Primary Aged Pupils In Special Schools 1.9.2019 to 31.8.2022 (with the option to extend for up to 24 months).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Award criteria as per tender documents / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion – Name: As per tender documents / Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Option to extend for up to 24 months.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 6 Derry and Strabane

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

BSF-18-019 Independent Counselling Service for Post Primary Aged Pupils In Special Schools 1.9.2019 to 31.8.2022 (with the option to extend for up to 24 months).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Award criteria as stated in the tender documents / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion – Name: As per tender documents / Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Option to extend for up to 24 months.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 7 Mid Antrim

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

BSF-18-019 Independent Counselling Service for Post Primary Aged Pupils In Special Schools 1.9.2019 to 31.8.2022 (with the option to extend for up to 24 months).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Award criteria as per tender documents / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion – Name: As per tender documents / Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Option to extend for up to 24 months.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 8 Armagh City and Bann

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

BSF-18-019 Independent Counselling Service for Post Primary Aged Pupils In Special Schools 1.9.2019 to 31.8.2022 (with the option to extend for up to 24 months).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Award critera as stated in the tender documents / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion – Name: As per tender documents / Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Option to extend for up to 24 months.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 9 Antrim and Newtownabbey

Lot No: 9

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

BSF-18-019 Independent Counselling Service for Post Primary Aged Pupils In Special Schools 1.9.2019 to 31.8.2022 (with the option to extend for up to 24 months).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Award criteria as stated in the tender documents / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion – Name: As per tender documents / Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Option to extend for up to 24 months.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 10 Lisburn City and Castlereagh

Lot No: 10

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

BSF-18-019 Independent Counselling Service for Post Primary Aged Pupils In Special Schools 1.9.2019 to 31.8.2022 (with the option to extend for up to 24 months).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Award criteria as per tender documents / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion – Name: As per tender documents / Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Option to extend for up to 24 months.

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot 11 Belfast

Lot No: 11

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85312300

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKN

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

BSF-18-019 Independent Counselling Service for Post Primary Aged Pupils In Special Schools 1.9.2019 to 31.8.2022 (with the option to extend for up to 24 months).

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Award criteria as stated in the tender documents / Weighting: 70
Cost criterion – Name: As per tender documents / Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Option to extend for up to 24 months.

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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 11
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: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

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

Date: 11/02/2019
Local time: 15:00
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:

English

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

Tender must be valid until: 12/05/2019

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 11/02/2019
Local time: 15:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Education Authority
County Hall, 182 Galgorm Road
Ballymena
BT42 1HN
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2825661348
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:

12/12/2018