Procurement Consultancy Services

Procurement Consultancy Services

Supplies and Procurement Consultancy Services.

United Kingdom-Newcastle upon Tyne: Procurement consultancy services

2013/S 143-249285

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
7-8 Silver Fox Way, Cobalt Business Park
For the attention of: Ross Morrison
NE27 0QJ Newcastle upon Tyne
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 1912031486
E-mail: ross.morrison@nhct.nhs.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.northumbria.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

Health
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Section II: Object of the contract

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

Framework Agreement for the provision of Supplies and Procurement Consultancy Services.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
NUTS code UK

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

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 48
Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 100 000 and 40 000 000 GBP

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

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is seeking to appoint a strategic partner to a pan-public sector framework agreement for the provision of Supplies and Procurement Consultancy Services.
The Framework Agreement is envisaged to be for a period of 48 months.
II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79418000

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:

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is seeking to appoint a strategic partner to a pan-public sector framework agreement for the provision of Supplies and Procurement Consultancy Services.
The framework agreement is envisaged to be for a period of 48 months.
The framework agreement will encompass the supply, implementation and support of the required services.
To provide procurement services on a consultancy basis to Public Sector Organisations.
The requirements will include provision of services in relation to:
Public Sector Procurement Processes.
Contract and Supplier Management.
Strategic Sourcing.
Transactional Services.
Materials Management.
Procurement Related Change Management.
Spend Analysis.
Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 100 000 and 40 000 000 GBP
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

Duration in months: 48 (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:
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:

Any consortia will be required to form a legal entity prior to award of contract in which each member is jointly and severally liable.
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: Full details of the information to be provided are detailed in the pre qualification questionnaire which must be sought and returned by the closing deadline.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Full details of the information to be provided are detailed in the pre qualification questionnaire which must be sought and returned by the closing deadline.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Full details of the information to be provided are detailed in the pre qualification questionnaire which must be sought and returned by the closing deadline.
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

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 number of operators: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates: Full details of the criteria are detailed in the pre qualification questionnaire which must be sought and returned by the closing deadline.
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:
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

no
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

21.8.2013 – 12:00
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
IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of 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

To receive more information about this tender, including any amendments and/or clarifications and to request any clarifications and/or to respond to this tender, you must register your interest to this tender on the following site: https://nep.eu-supply.com

Following an expression of interest on nep.eusupply.com, the PQQ will be available to access on https://nep.eu-supply.com

The PQQ must be returned in accordance with the instructions set out in the PQQ by the time and date indicated. The contracting authority does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any offer and reserves the right to accept an offer in either whole or in part. The contracting authority is not responsible for any costs incurred by bidders in relation to the participation in this process.

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:22.7.2013