National Procurement Service Managed Service for Employee Benefit Schemes
The National Procurement Service, on behalf of the Welsh public sector, wishes to establish a collaborative Framework Agreement for the provision of a managed service for employee benefit schemes.
United Kingdom-Caerphilly: Benefit services
Section I: Contracting authority
I.1)Name and addresses
T’yr Afon, Bedwas Road
Contact person: Faye Haywood
Telephone: +44 300253935
NUTS code: UKL
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA27760
I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Section II: Object
NPS Managed Service for Employee Benefit Schemes
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
The National procurement service (NPS), on behalf of the Welsh Public Sector, wishes to establish a collaborative framework agreement for the provision of a managed service for employee benefit schemes(NPS-PS-0095-19).
Key Areas include but are not limited to:
— cycle to work scheme,
— green cars scheme,
— technology scheme,
— health and well-being scheme,
— financial well-being scheme,
— childcare voucher scheme,
— retail and leisure discounts scheme,
— reward and recognition solutions,
— online benefits platform.
II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:
The National procurement service, wishes to establish a framework agreement for the provision of a managed service for employee benefit schemes.
The scope of the services covered under this framework agreement include a range of salary sacrifice and voluntary benefit schemes, retail and leisure discounts scheme, reward and recognition solutions and an online benefits platform.
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Section IV: Procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1)Information about recurrence
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Over 73 public sector organisations in Wales have committed to the NPS in principle, including all local authorities, NHS bodies, Welsh Government, Welsh Government sponsored bodies, police, fire and rescue services, higher and further education, voluntary organisations and charities.
In accordance with Regulation (35) of the Public Sector Regulations 2015, these procedures for awarding call-off contracts under the framework may be applied only between the contracting authorities identified in the tender documentation.
A copy of this list (Appendix 1) has been uploaded in the supplier attachments area of the ITT at the time the notice was published to ensure compliance with the requirements of the public contracts regulations.
The Welsh Ministers (NPS) will not be liable for any bidder costs arising from the non award of the framework.
Note: the authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=94441
Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver community benefits in support of the authority’s economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The community benefits included in this contract are:
As per the specification and subsequent technical envelope.
T’yr Afon, Bedwas Road
Telephone: +44 3007900170Internet address: http://npswales.gov.uk
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: