Leadership Training and Change Management Tender

Leadership Training and Change Management Tender

WS32590473 – Leadership Talent and Change Management Framework. The Framework established as a result of this procurement process will be open for use by National Grid UK and National Grid USA.

UK-Warwick: training services

2012/S 91-150961

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

National Grid
Global Procurement, Warwick Technology Park, Gallows Hill
For the attention of: Gurvinder Kaur
CV34 6DA Warwick
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: gurvinder.kaur@nationalgrid.com

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.nationalgrid.com

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

Production, transport and distribution of gas and heat
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: yes

National Grid USA

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:

WS32590473 – Leadership Talent and Change Management Framework.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The Framework established as a result of this procurement process will be open for use by National Grid UK and National Grid USA.
NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement
II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in years: 3
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT: 10 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s):

A Framework for the provision of Leadership Talent and Change Management Services. The Framework will be divided into the following Lots. Lot 1 Leadership development, change, organisational effectiveness, talent, engagement and performance provision in the following areas: consulting services, ad hoc/short term programme management, wide ranging design and wide ranging delivery, Lot 2 Psychometrics and Assessment (including 360), Lot 3 Senior and High Potential Coaching, Lot 4 Team Coaching and Lot 5 E-Learning. Tenderers may bid for one, some or all Lots.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80500000, 80532000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Information about 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:

A Framework for the provision of Leadership Talent and Change Management Services. The Framework will be divided into the following Lots. Lot 1 Leadership development, change, organisational effectiveness, talent, engagement and performance provision in the following areas: consulting services, ad hoc/short term programme management, wide ranging design and wide ranging delivery, Lot 2 Psychometrics and Assessment (including 360), Lot 3 Senior and High Potential Coaching, Lot 4 Team Coaching and Lot 5 E-Learning. Tenderers may bid for one, some or all Lots.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 10 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The Framework contract has the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.4 includes the option period.
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)

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Leadership development, change, organisational effectiveness, talent, engagement and performance

1)Short description:

Leadership development, change, organisational effectiveness, talent, engagement and performance provision in the following areas: consulting services, ad hoc/short term programme management, wide ranging design and wide ranging delivery.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80532000

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Psychometrics and Assessment

1)Short description:

Psychometrics and Assessment (including 360).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80500000

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Senior and High Potential Coaching

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79998000

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Team Coaching

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79998000

Lot No: 5 Lot title: E-Learning

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80420000

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

For this information please see the specific invitation to tender (RFP) and contract award criteria which will be available from National Grid to those applicants shortlisted to tender stage.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Upon satisfactory completion of the project.
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: For this information please see the specific invitation to tender (RFP) and contract award criteria which will be available from National Grid to those applicants shortlisted to tender stage.
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: These details will be released in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ). The completion of and return of the PQQ shall constitute a formal response to participate.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: These details will be released in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ). The completion of and return of the PQQ shall constitute a formal response to participate.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: As detailed in the PQQ and subsequent Request for Proposal (RFP).
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

Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures): no
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

An electronic auction will be used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting entity:

WS32590473
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 28.5.2012 – 12:00
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

30.5.2012 – 12:00
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
IV.3.7)Conditions for opening tenders

Persons authorised to be present at the opening of tenders: no

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published: 2015.
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
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: The contracting entity will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point information on the decision to award the contract is communicated to tenderers. This decision notice will incorporate a precise statement of when the standstill period is expected to end. Any appeal or challenge against the award decision must be communicated to the address stated in section I.1 within the standstill period. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved then the Utilities Contracts Regulations 2006 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought within 3 months generally.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:9.5.2012