Employment Services Tender – Talent Match Birmingham

Employment Services Tender – Talent Match Birmingham

Talent Match is a youth employment programme funded by the Big Lottery running for up to 5 years. 

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Social work services

2014/S 086-150552

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Birmingham Voluntary Service Council
138 Digbeth
For the attention of: Hilary
B5 6DR Birmingham
Telephone: +44 1216788880
E-mail: hilaryp@bvsc.org

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.bvsc.org

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/bvsc

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)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

I.3)Main activity

Other: Voluntary Services

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II: Object of the contract


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

Talent Match Services – Birmingham and Solihull

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Birmingham and Solihull, UK

NUTS code UKG3

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

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 2

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

Talent Match is a youth employment programme funded by the Big Lottery running for up to 5 years. The programme is led by BVSC in partnership with Solihull SUSTAIN and guided by a Core Strategic Partnership Group.
The programme aims to achieve the following outcomes:
Improved confidence, optimism and support for young people who have been unemployed for over 12 months
Improved and co-ordinated local pathways to get young people into positive economic activity
More meaningful connections and partnerships between employers, agencies and voluntary and community sector organisations
More young people securing employment, taking up training or further education or creating their own employment and enterprise

See more at: http://www.bvsc.org/talent-match-birmingham-and-solihull

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)


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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no


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:

Lot 1.A Counselling
Lot 1.B Information, Advice and Guidance
Lot 1.C Coaching and Mentoring for Health and Wellbeing
Lot 1.D Healthy Lifestyle Awareness Training
Lot 1.E Sexual Health Awareness Training
Lot 1.F Substance Awareness Training
Lot 2.A Young People at Risk of Offending
Lot 2.B Accommodation
Lot 3.A Education and Training
Lot 3.B Specialist Education and Training
Lot 4.A Group Activities
Lot 4.B Personal Development
Lot 4.C Gender and Sexual Identity
Lot 5.A Setting Up and Growing an Enterprise
Lot 5.B Enterprise Incubation Support
Lot 5.C Support in Sustaining an Enterprise
Lot 6.A Accommodation and Sustenance
Lot 6.B Support for Victims of Acts of Violence
Lot 7.A Marketing of Talent Match Programme
Lot 7.B Communication Strategy for Talent Match
Lot 7.C Employer Engagement Strategies
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 3.11.2014.

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
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: To become involved in this tender exercise, you must express your interest on the supplier portal which can be found at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/bvsc. Once you have expressed interest, you will be able to view the available tender documents and will be notified of any documents at a later date. To do this, you must log in to the portal or register if you have not already done so. Clicking the express interest icon will lead to a prompt to register your company details, at which point you will then be able to view the tender documents.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please see the Memorandum of Information and Pre-Qualification Questionnaire

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please see the Memorandum of Information and Pre-Qualification Questionnaire
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

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

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 authority:


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


IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

Payable documents: no

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.8)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

This contract is related to a programme financed by the Big Lottery. The Contracting Authority will be using the In-Tend e-tendering portal for this procurement.
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

138 Digbeth
B5 6DR Birmingham
E-mail: multipleneeds@bvsc.org
Telephone: +44 1216788824
Internet address: www.bvsc.org

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: