Leadership and Management Training for Northern Ireland Audit Office

Leadership and Management Training for Northern Ireland Audit Office

Voluntary notice: The Northern Ireland Audit Office (NIAO) is seeking to appoint service providers for the provision of leadership and management training services at agreed rates.

United Kingdom-Belfast: Staff training services

2013/S 214-372544

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Northern Ireland Audit Office
106 University Street
Contact point(s): Northern Ireland Audit Office
For the attention of: The Procurement Manager
BT7 1EU Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2890251065
E-mail: procurement@niauditoffice.gov.uk
Fax: +44 2890251051

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.niauditoffice.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.niauditoffice.gov.uk/

Electronic access to information: http://www.niauditoffice.gov.uk

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.3)Main activity

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

Voluntary notice: Leadership and Management Training for the Northern Ireland Audit Office.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 21: Legal services
NUTS code UKN

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)

Voluntary notice: The Northern Ireland Audit Office (NIAO) is seeking to appoint service providers for the provision of leadership and management training services at agreed rates. The contract period will be for two years from the date of appointment with the option of extending for one further year.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80511000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.1.8)Lots

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:

Voluntary notice: The anticipated value of services is in the region of GBP 100000 (excluding VAT), subject to requirements.The contract period will be for two years with the possibility of one annual extension.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 100 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The contract period will be for one year with the possibility of one annual extension.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

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

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Voluntary notice: Assessment of NIAO managerial capacity

1)Short description

The NIAO wishes to appoint service providers to provide an assessment of NIAO managerial capacity.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80511000

3)Quantity or scope

The anticipated value of services is in the region of GBP 30,000 (excluding VAT), subject to requirements. The contract period will be for two years with the possibility of one annual extension.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 30 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots
Lot No: 2 Lot title: Voluntary notice: Development of leadership and management skills

1)Short description

The NIAO wishes to appoint service a provider to develop leadership and management skills within the Northern Ireland Audit Office.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80511000

3)Quantity or scope

The anticipated value of services is in the region of GBP 70,000 (excluding VAT), subject to requirements. The contract period will be for two years with the possibility of one annual extension.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 70 000 GBP
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

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: 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: As per tender documentation.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As per tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: As per tender documentation.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
As per tender documentation.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:
As per tender documentation.
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: yes

Section IV: Procedure

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

Open
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

Recourse to staged procedure to gradually reduce the number of solutions to be discussed or tenders to be negotiated no
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

no
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: 15.11.2013 – 17:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

22.11.2013 – 13:00
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

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

in days: 90 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 22.11.2013 – 14:00
Place:

106 University Street, Belfast.

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: yes
Additional information about authorised persons and opening procedure: NIAO staff.

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
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures

Voluntary notice: See section V1.4.2

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Voluntary notice.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

1.11.2013