HS2 HR Learning Delivery Partner

HS2 HR Learning Delivery Partner

The role of the supplier for this contract is to work as an integrated part of our Learning and Development Team within HR.

United Kingdom-London: Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

2016/S 070-123225

Contract notice – utilities


Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

High Speed Two (HS2) Ltd, One Canada Square, Canary Wharf
For the attention of: Kaur Ami
E14 5AB London
Telephone: +44 2079445764
E-mail: ami.kaur@HS2.org.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.gov.uk/hs2

Address of the buyer profile: www.hs2.org.uk

Electronic access to information: https://www.contractsfinder.service.gov.uk

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://hs2.bravosolution.co.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)Main activity

Railway services

I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract


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

HR Learning Delivery Partner.

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

Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: External sites agreed with the awarded supplier, however will be requested to work occasionally at One Canada Square, Canary Wharf, London and Two Snowhill, Birmingham.

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):

HS2 is tendering for the provision of a HR Learning Delivery Partner Service. The role of the supplier for this contract is to work as an integrated part of our Learning and Development Team within HR to mobilise and deliver key people and organisational capabilities that we need in place in 2016. The tenderer will also support the planned work that we need to do to ‘Build the HS2 Organisation’ over the next 2-3 years.
The key areas where support is required are:
Our Leadership:
1.1. Design and delivery of a Leadership Development Programme for our Senior Leaders and Executive Team;
1.2. Design and delivery of a number of interventions that drive Change Leadership;
1.3. Design and delivery of a Line Manager Capability Programme to ensure that we have capability in the essential skills required;
1.4. Design and delivery of a Future Leaders Programme as part of our approach to developing talent;
1.5. Delivering relevant assessment tools that are in support of the delivery of the above stated programmes;
1.6. Providing access to a range of leadership coaches to support the behavioural change required through the leadership development programme and the cultural change;
1.7. Design and delivering of a high performing team programme to build team effectiveness in-line with our vision, mission, values and culture.
Our Culture:
2.1. Deliver interventions that communicate and are in support of our culture see appendix K.
Our Skills and Competencies:
3.1. Supporting the Implementation and operationalisation of the core competency framework;
3.2. Supporting the development of an approach to reduce our skills capability gaps as defined within the skills strategy;
3.3. Supporting the development of specific technical competency frameworks with Heads of Professions within HS2, i.e. Engineering, Environment, Commercial, Construction.
Training and Development:
4.1. Providing support to the L&D team in all aspects of the L&D strategy and initial plan for the next 12 months;
4.2. Provide design and delivery support for key L&D initiatives, including the development of eLearning where necessary;
4.3. Provide additional resource to the L&D team to enable us to deliver the above deliverables and build closer alignment with the Directorates training requirements;
4.4. Support Learning needs analysis across the business to enable us to build out a robust plan and resource it effectively;
4.5. Reviewing the performance management process and offering advice and guidance on improvements to the process, aligning it with the use of the core competency framework and delivering skills building workshops;
4.6. Creating a learning curriculum and delivering a number of bite size learning sessions throughout the year;
4.7. Supporting ad hoc requests for support i.e. facilitation.

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): yes

II.1.8)Information about lots

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:

Please review the Invitation to Tender (ITT) Guidance notes.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 1 376 959 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: 36 (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:

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: The awarded supplier must adhere to Appendix J — Key Performance Indicators (KPI’s) as part of their contract/performance management.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Supplier’s must have as a minimum of 2 times the annual turnover equivalent to or of the same value as the total estimate value of the contract of 1 300 000 GBP.
Supplier’s will be required to provide the following insurances as part of their ITT bid submission:
— Employers Liability — 5 000 000 GBP or as required by the law per occurrence for each and every claim;
— Public Liability — 5 000 000 GBP per occurrence for each and every claim.
Suppliers must meet all minimum Pass/Fail criteria relating to economic and financial ability as stated in the ITT guidance document.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Suppliers must be able to adhere to the technical capabilities stated in Appendix D — Schedule of Requirement (SOR) and the Technical Evaluation criteria.
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

IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:

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

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents(except for a DPS)

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

10.5.2016 – 16:00

IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up


IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

in days: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about European Union funds
VI.3)Additional information:
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:



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