Leadership Coaching Programme

Leadership Coaching Programme

Delivering Quality through Midwifery Leadership Programme – Leadership Coaching.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL
SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


NHS Education for Scotland

Finance & Corporate Resources, 2nd floor, Westport, 102 Westport,

EDINBURGH

EH3 9DN

UK

Margaret McEwan

+44 1316563200

tenders@nes.scot.nhs.uk

+44 1316563201
http://www.nes.scot.nhs.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Delivering Quality through Midwifery Leadership Programme – Leadership Coaching

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

NES are seeking an experienced leadership coach or consultancy to support the ‘Delivering Quality through Midwifery Leadership’ project. <<>> The successful applicant or organisation will provide a programme of one to one telephone leadership coaching to all of the midwives participating in the programme (planned number up to 65) from September 2013 to March 2014. <<>> There is maximum funding of £38,000 GBP, excluding VAT for this project.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=270412.

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via a ‘Tender Submission Postbox’ facility. Further details of this facility are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=270412.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems. The postbox closes precisely at the time stated.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

152012 Management – Personnel
261100 Professional and Advisory Services

100 All Scotland
120 Highlands and Islands
130 Aberdeen & North-East
140 Tayside, Central & Fife
150 Glasgow & Strathclyde
160 Edinburgh & Lothians
170 Scotland South

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

Up to 65 midwives from September 2013 to March 2014. There is maximum funding of £38,000 GBP, excluding VAT for this project.

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

Evaluation criteria contained with the ITT document. <<>> Tenderers must be able to demonstrate they hold (copy of certificate), or are willing to commit to obtaining a minimum Professional Indemnity Insurance of £100,000 GBP during the life of the contract. NES reserves the right to exclude any Tenderer unable to meet this condition.

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

C000957

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
29-07-2013  Time  14:00

c) Estimated award date 02-08-2013

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Tender Submission Postbox facility. Further details are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=270412

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

The successful applicant or organisation will be invited to attend for half a day at the first national event on the 4th September 2013 in Dundee to allow the programme participants to be introduced to the coaching approach and to the individual coach(es). The successful applicant or organisation will also be invited to attend the final celebration event in Edinburgh on the 6th March 2014 and to lead a one hour session at that event. <<>> Funding is available in 2013/14 in the first instance. Applicants are invited to submit a quote for the same services in 2014/15, should funding become available in subsequent years NES reserve the right to extend the contract without further competition. NES financial year runs April to March.

(SC Ref:270412)

5.2

Additional Documentation

C000957_MidwiferyLeadership_ITT

5.3

Publication date of this notice

02-07-2013