Evaluation Consultancy Services
The overall aim of the evaluation is to assess the impact of/review investment in the Incubation and Education project.
UK-Leeds: Evaluation consultancy services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)
Leeds City College
College House, Park Lane
Contact point(s): Procurement Team
For the attention of: Bob Kilcoyne
LS3 1AA Leeds
Telephone: +44 1132162073
General address of the contracting authority: www.leedscitycollege.ac.uk
Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/fe/aspx/Home
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
Body governed by public law
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:
Leeds City College – net315 Evaluation.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 11: Management consulting services  and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Leeds, UK.
NUTS code UKE42
II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
The notice involves a public contract
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement
II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Evaluation of Leeds City College ?net315? project:
Leeds City College was successful in bidding to Yorkshire Forward for an ERDF Priority 2 Funded project as part of a consortium which is also being led by Leeds City College. The Consortium includes colleges across Yorkshire and Humber as well as a number of non-college partners. The commissioning of ther project is now managed by the UK Department of Communities and Local Government.
The project started in September 2010 and is due to complete at the end of August 2013 – however this is subject to change.
The College and partners now wish to commission an evaluation of the project. The overall aim of the evaluation is to assess the impact of/review investment in the Incubation and Education project.
The evaluation is to be conducted during the final quarter of the project, currently set for December 2013, however the end date could change and will be notified to the evaluators in good time. The project would like an initial report of findings to be issued in time for a funder’s review in June 2013.
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: no
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:
Estimated value excluding VAT: 12 500,00 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options
II.2.3)Information about renewals
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:
Payment will normally be made within 30 days of the College registering a valid invoice. The Colleges preferred method of payment is via BACS
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
If you intend to form a partnership or consortium in order to deliver this contract, you must identify the lead organisation a legal entity to take responsibility for the tender and the eventual contractual arrangements.
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
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Completion and satisfactory evaluation of the questionaire available within the tender documents, available from the In-Tend FE sector electronic tendering website at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/fe/aspx/Home Prospective suppliers must register at https://in-tendhost.co.uk/fe/aspx/Registration (free of charge) in order to participate in the procurement process.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Completion and satisfactory evaluation of the questionaire available within the tender documents.
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Evidence of an understanding of business support and enterprise education, evidence of an understanding of the roles of ERDF, partner organisations and the policy environment, relevant skills and experience and capacity to meet the delivery timescales of the project.
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
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.3.1)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: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): ERDF Priority 2 Funded Project to increase the number of successful, sustainable and growing enterprises in Yorkshire and the Humber.
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:25.3.2013
Requirement: Evaluation Consultancy