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
Prior information notice
This notice is for prior information only
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
Postal address: King Charles Street
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: SW1A 2AH
Country: United Kingdom
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
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
Employee Assistance Programme (FCDO and FCDO Services)
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
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.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
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.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
Section VI: Complementary 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 firstname.lastname@example.org before 17:00 BST, 4/11/2020.
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: