Management Consultancy Services London

Management Consultancy Services London

King’s Health Partners. UK-London: general management consultancy services

2012/S 46-075829

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

King’s Health Partners
King’s College Hospital, 129 Coldharbour Lane
Contact point(s): Procurement Department
For the attention of: Vidal Charley
SE5 9NY London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2032998396
E-mail: vidalcharley@nhs.net
Fax: +44 2032993218

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://kingshealthpartners.g2b.info

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.kch.nhs.uk/

Electronic access to information: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/index.html

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/index.html

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

Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity

Health
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:

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

Services
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
NUTS code UKI

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:
Range: between 1 000 000 and 4 000 000 GBP

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

General management consultancy services. King’s Health Partners as the Contracting Authority is to establish a Framework contract Agreement for use by King’s Health Partners, one of five accredited Academic Health Sciences Centres (AHSCs) in the UK, with our partner organisations:
— King’s College London (KCL),
— King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (KCH),
— South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust (SLAM).
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79411000

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: 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:

This Framework Agreement will provide King’s Health Partners with a comprehensive range of Management Consultancy Services relating to the development of organisational and business strategy, implementation and change management.
The organisation and Change Management will include consultancy advice covering but not limited to the following:
— Advising on the management of structural and/or operational changes within a Health Sector organisation in delivering strategies, purposes and objectives. Advice may relate to strategies concerned with internal organisation and operations or strategies concerned with the delivery of outward-facing core organisational activities/ Health services,
— Change management strategy, including cultural change assessment, change readiness reviews, capability building, mentoring change leaders and application of recognised tools and techniques (e.g. Business Process Re-engineering and LEAN),
— operational and organisational advice and support in designing and managing change in Health organisations and systems (e.g. World Class Commissioning and Foundation Trust status),
— clinical evaluation and re-design of functions and processes to promote effective changes within the Health sector,
— structural reviews, organisational diagnosis role design and re-organisation,
— commercial advice in relation to establishing and managing joint ventures in the NHS,
— support for evidence based service transformation, rationalisation, quality and efficiency improvements in a healthcare setting,
— advice on quality assurance, performance management and performance improvement to develop Best Practice,
— innovation policy development and support during the implementation of change in an advisory role,
— options appraisals and/or assessments,
— communications and stakeholder engagement,
— risk management, recovery planning, contingency planning advice,
— skills and knowledge transfer,
— sustainability and sustainable development.
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
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:

Participants will be advised if this is necessary during the procurement. Parent company and/ or other gurantees of performance and financial liability may be required by the Contracting Authority.
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:

One member of any grouping/ consortium of suppliers will be required to accept prime contractorship.
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: The Authority will apply all the offences listed in Article 45(1) of Directive 2004/18/EC (implemented as Regulation 23(1) of the Public Contract Regulations (PCR) 2006 in the UK) and all of the professional misconducts listed at Article 45(2) of Directive 2004/18/EC (see also Regulation 23(2) in the PCR 2006) to the decision of whether a Candidate is eligible to be invited to tender.
A full list of the Regulation 23(1) and 23(2) criteria are at http://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/project/reasonsForExclusion.html pcr.

Candidates will be required to answer these questions as part of the qualification process. For candidates who are registered overseas, you will need to declare if you have any offences/misconduct under your own countries laws, where these laws are equivalent to the Regulation 23 lists.
Candidates who have been convicted of any of the offences under Article 45(1) are ineligible and will not be selected to bid, unless there are overriding requirements in the general interest for doing so.
Candidates who are guilty of any of the offences, circumstances or misconduct under Article 45(2) may be excluded from being selected to bid at the discretion of the Authority.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: (a) Appropriate statements from banks or, where appropriate, evidence of relevant professional risk indemnity insurance
(b) The presentation of balance-sheets or extracts from the balance-sheets, where publication of the balance-sheet is required under the law of the country in which the economic operator is established
(c) A statement of the undertaking’s overall turnover and, where appropriate, of turnover in the area covered by the contract for a maximum of the last three financial years available, depending on the date on which the undertaking was set up or the economic operator started trading, as far as the information on these turnovers is available
Any supplier may be disqualified.
Who:
a) is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order for compulsory winding up or administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contracting authorities can demonstrate;
(e) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organisation, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26.5.1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j) has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/ EEC of 10.6.1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
(a) a list of the works carried out over the past five years, accompanied by certificates of satisfactory execution for the most important works. These certificates shall indicate the value, date and site of the works and shall specify whether they were carried out according to the rules of the trade and properly completed. Where appropriate, the competent authority shall submit these certificates to the contracting authority direct;
(c) an indication of the technicians or technical bodies involved, whether or not belonging directly to the economic operator’s undertaking, especially those responsible for quality control and, in the case of public works contracts, those upon whom the contractor can call in order to carry out the work.
See the relevant pre-qualification questionnaire available from https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/index.html.

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 6
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

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

Z/143/12
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

23.4.2012 – 15:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

30.4.2012
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 tenders

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

Suppliers must read this set of instructions and follow the process to respond to this oppotunity. The information and/ or documents for this opportunity are available on https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/index.html. You must register on this site to respond, if you are already registered you will not need to register again, simply use your existing username and password. Please note there is a password reminder link on the delta homepage. Suppliers must log in, go to your response manager and add the following access code: G8EB87N2S6. Please ensure that you allow yourself plenty of time when responding to this invite prior to the closing date and time, especially if you have been asked to upload documents. GO Reference: GO-201232-PRO-3753619.

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

King’s Health Partners
King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, Director of Procurement
SE5 9NY London
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2032997878
Internet address: http://kingshealthpartners.g2b.info

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:2.3.2012