NHS Leadership Academy Tender

NHS Leadership Academy Tender

Faculty Team for NHS Leadership Academy.

UK-Manchester: development consultancy services

2012/S 52-085156

Contract notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

NHS Leadership Academy, hosted by the University Hospital of South Manchester NHS Foundation Trust
1st Floor Tower Block, Wythenshawe Hospital, Southmoor Road
For the attention of: Jo Withers
M23 9LT Manchester
E-mail: jo.withers@leicspart.nhs.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

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.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

T.UHSM.005 – Faculty Team for NHS Leadership Academy
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

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

Procurement by the NHS Leadership Academy of a pool of approximately 30 individuals who are expert practitioners in any or all of the following:
— leadership development programme design, development and delivery,
— executive education content specialists,
— facilitation,
— team dynamics and development,
— organisational development.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

73220000, 73300000, 80340000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no

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:

From the 1st April, the NHS Leadership Academy brings together for the first time all the national activity supporting leadership development in health and NHS funded services. The Academy will need to be a highly responsive and flexible organisation and to support this aim we are looking to procure a faculty team that are highly expert practioners, attuned to the needs of leaders in the health and public sector, embracing the the best of what we know about effective executive education.
We are seeking to work with individuals who bring a wide range of skills and experience. You may be single handed practioners, part of a small consultancy or team or working within larger consultancies or academic organsation. Specific expertise required is listed in II.1.5 above.
We will want to draw on the award flexibility as emerging requirements for the Academy become apparent. We will be looking to use practitioners for the work that is required of the Academy both to support emerging needs of the National Commissioning Board Authority (NCBA) but also to service needs that emerge from our NHS clients.
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Starting 1.9.2012. Completion 31.8.2014

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: Please refer to uploaded PQQ.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Please refer to uploaded PQQ.
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required: Please refer to uploaded PQQ.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Please refer to uploaded PQQ.
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

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
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below

1. Capability. Weighting 35

2. Capacity. Weighting 20

3. Understanding. Weighting 20

4. Price. Weighting 25

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

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

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

11.4.2012 – 17:00
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

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

In order to access the PQQ and draft specification for this tender you must register your interest in this tender on the following site: https://leicsprocurement.eu-supply.com.

Please download the invitation letter available and read thoroughly. The remainder of this tender exercise will be conducted via email NOT through eu-supply. Expressions of interest received via eu-supply will not be considered.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
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:12.3.2012