External Training Provider

External Training Provider

Home Group is looking for a number of experienced national providers of training and learning products and services.

UK-Newcastle upon Tyne: Education and training services

2013/S 046-074320

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Home Group
Procurement, 2 Gosforth Park Way, Gosforth Business Park
For the attention of: Diane Tinnion
NE12 8ET Newcastle upon Tyne
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1912906079
E-mail: diane.tinnion@homegroup.org.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity

Housing and community amenities
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)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Home Group Ltd – External Training Provider
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 1: Maintenance and repair services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Home Group Limited
NUTS code UK

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)

Home Group is looking for a number of experienced national providers of training and learning products and services. The requirement is to provide these products and services across Home Group covering all business units in each region including England, Scotland and Wales.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80000000

II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.1.8)Lots
II.1.9)Information about variants
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Estimated value excluding VAT: 400 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)

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: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
As specified in the PQQ documents
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
As specified in the PQQ documents
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if requirements are met:
As specified in the PQQ documents
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As specified in the PQQ documents
III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Restricted
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged minimum number 1: and maximum number 10
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: As specified in the PQQ & ITT documents
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
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

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 2.4.2013 – 17:00
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

2.4.2013 – 17:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

29.4.2013
IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.
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: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 2016
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information

Interested parties are requested to submit their PQQ response electronically via the Housing Procurement portal (www.housingprocurement.com). All responses should be submitted in MS Word format and saved and uploaded (attached) onto the Housing Procurement portal found at the following address:

www.housingprocurement.com

You will need to register a free of charge account on the portal to be able to access this tender opportunity.
Supplementary information outside the PQQ document may not be considered in the assesment so please ensure your responses are written into and contained within the PQQ document and within the word counts specified.
Instructions as to how to download/upload the PQQ documentation and completed PQQ submission are available from the Housing Procurement portal.
Any queries regarding the PQQ must be raised through the portal “Question and Answer” section, again instruction is available from the portal help > user guides section. Responses to questions will be distributed publically (to all participating bidders) to ensure transparency.

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:1.3.2013