E-Learning Training Design Tender

E-Learning Training Design Tender

Lot 2 – ELearning Training Design – Anticipated value GBP 350k over 2 years. There is a requirement for elearning training to be designed and developed utilising best practice and instructional design, in accordance with UU Branding Guidelines and Elearning design guidelines.

United Kingdom-Warrington: E-learning services

2014/S 008-010426

Contract notice – utilities


Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

United Utilities Water plc
Haweswater House, Lingley Mere Business Park, Gt Sankey
For the attention of: Joanne Scragg
WA5 3LP Warrington
E-mail: joanne.scragg@uuplc.co.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.unitedutilities.com

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)Main activity

I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:

Training Resource for Projects and Programmes.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 24: Education and vocational education services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: North West England.

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
Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 3
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3

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

United Utilities is seeking to award framework agreements to provide training resource for UU Projects where business as usual resource or alternative internal resource is unavailable. This resource could be for training design, delivery or both and there could be varying methods of design such as classroom or elearning required. Trainers will need to have extensive training delivery experience with a flexible approach to training techniques and must also have the ability to interpret business processes and translate them into new processes. It is envisaged that awards will be made to 1-2 suppliers per lot.
The tender will be split into the following Lots:
Lot 1 – System based Training Design/Delivery System based – Anticipated value GBP 600k over 2 years. This refers to new IT systems that UU are implementing or upgrades to existing systems currently installed. There may be a requirement to work with a third party to design and deliver the system based training or alternatively a requirement to deliver without design involvement and vice versa.
Lot 2 – ELearning Training Design – Anticipated value GBP 350k over 2 years
There is a requirement for elearning training to be designed and developed utilising best practice and instructional design, in accordance with UU Branding Guidelines and Elearning design guidelines. The current tools used are Uperform, Captivate and Articulate. Trainers will require experience in both creation of elearning material and understanding of different tools utilised throughout the elearning experience.
Lot 3 – Generic Training Design & Delivery – Anticipated value GBP 150k over 2 years
This refers to the project design and delivery where the Business change relates to process, behavioural or cultural change and there is a requirement for soft skills design and delivery or a more facilitative approach to training delivery.
Trainers will need experience of involvement in change programmes and delivery of transformational training.
All Expressions of interest to be submitted to the email address joanne.scragg@uuplc.co.uk

Upon expression of interest receipt, details will be provided on how to retrieve the Prequalification Questionnaire Document.
Completed Prequalification Questionnaire Documentation should be submitted in the manner stated in the Prequalification Questionnaire Document. The contracting entity reserves the right not to award any part of this framework. Bidding is at the risk and cost of the Bidder.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80420000, 80500000, 80510000, 80511000, 80531200

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Information about 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:
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

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
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
III.2.3)Technical capacity
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

Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
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 entity:

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: ..
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

15.2.2014 – 10:00
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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:
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:9.1.2014