Provision of Employability Services – Go 4 It

Provision of Employability Services – Go 4 It

The Highland Council is seeking proposals from suitable experienced organisations to engage with young people who are not currently engaged or have limited engagement with post school services.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL
SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Highland Council

Council Headquarters, Glenurquhart Road,

Inverness

IV3 5BX

UK

Procurement Unit

+44 1463702000
http://www.highland.gov.uk/

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


Highland Council

Council Headquarters, Glenurquhart Road,

Inverness

IV3 5BX

UK

Procurement Unit

+44 1463702000
http://www.highland.gov.uk/

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


Highland Council

Council Headquarters, Glenurquhart Road,

Inverness

IV3 5BX

UK

Procurement Unit

+44 1463702000
http://www.highland.gov.uk/

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Provision of Employability Services – Go 4 It

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The Highland Council is seeking proposals from suitable experienced organisations to engage with young people who are not currently engaged or have limited engagement with post school services. The purpose of the GO4IT Services shall be to engage with young people who have left school and but who need some personal development and additional information, advice and guidance in order to make informed and sustained choices in learning and employment.

The Contract Period shall be 1st August 2013 to 31st March 2014 with the provision of an extension option of a period of up to 6 months.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=262660.

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via a ‘Tender Submission Postbox’ facility. Further details of this facility are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=262660.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems. The postbox closes precisely at the time stated.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

261100 Professional and Advisory Services

0120 … Highlands and Islands

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

£160,000 for 2013/14

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

As stated in the Supplier Appraisal Questionnaire and Invitation to Tender document.

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

HC/PLAN/EMPGO4IT/2013

4.3

Time Limits

a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation  20-05-2013

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
20-05-2013  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date  27-06-2013

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

The awarding authority has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Tender Submission Postbox facility. Further details are available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/PostBox/Postbox_Explain.aspx?ID=262660

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

(SC Ref:262660)

5.2

Additional Documentation

ITT Employability Services Go4It Final
Supplier Appraisal Questionnaire Final
Draft Contract Employability Services Go 4 It Final
Method Statement and Invitation to Tender Quality Questionnaire Final
Pricing Schedule Final
Appendix 1 – Working Together
SDS Employability Fund – Highland Contracting Statement
Checklist For Enclosures
Tender Return Label

5.3

Publication date of this notice

19-04-2013