Employee Assistance Programme – Supplier Engagement Events 11 November

Employee Assistance Programme – Supplier Engagement Events 11 November

The requirement is for the provision of an all-inclusive Employee Assistance Programme for the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office and FCDO Services.

United Kingdom-London: Health and social work services

2020/S 214-525821

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office
Postal address: King Charles Street
Town: London
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: SW1A 2AH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: natasha.mardinian@fco.gov.uk
Internet address(es):
Main address: www.gov.uk/fco
Address of the buyer profile: https://fcdo.bravosolution.co.uk/web/login.html

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Employee Assistance Programme (FCDO and FCDO Services)

 

Reference number: project_4847

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85000000 Health and social work services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The requirement is for the provision of an all-inclusive Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) for the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO) and FCDO Services (FCDOS).

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85000000 Health and social work services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

 

The FCDO and FCDO Services (the Authority) are looking for an all-inclusive Employee Assistance Programme to cover officers and qualifying adult dependants who are posted to our Embassies and High Commissions overseas and for officers only who are based in the UK.

Briefly, the service should provide a confidential and efficient problem assessment and identification services to employees with personal issues that affect their performance at work. Referral of employees for assessment, support and assistance with case management and follow-up services.

The FCDO and FCDO Services operate in over c274 locations in 169 countries and territories overseas on all continents and it is essential that any successful bidder must be able to provide services across the network. We are seeking a provider who will be responsive and able to deploy in-country Counsellors when requested.

We expect this opportunity will be of interest to providers of Employee Assistance Programmes in not only the UK but also who have a worldwide network of affiliates who are able to provide the service across the FCDO/FCDO Services overseas network.

The Contracting Authority intends to use an e-tendering system for the procurement.

 

II.2.14)Additional information

II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

30/11/2020

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

 

The contracting authority will be holding supplier engagement events online from the 11 November. The supplier engagement sessions will take the form of one hour 1-1 meetings and will take place in two parts. Part 1 will offer a chance to brief suppliers on our requirements and procurement approach, and Part 2 will provide an opportunity for supplier questions.

The 1-1 meetings will take place online using Microsoft Teams with joining instructions and timings provided following registration. Suppliers that wish to attend a 1-1 meeting should register their interest, along with a preferred slot and planned attendees, with natasha.mardinian@fco.gov.uk before 17:00 BST, 4/11/2020.

 

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

29/10/2020