Quality and Curriculum Design Partner for National Citizen Service

Quality and Curriculum Design Partner for National Citizen Service

NCS Trust wishes to develop and scale an NCS Design Lab model that engages the NCS Trust delivery network in practice sharing, developing elements of the NCS curriculum.

United Kingdom-London: Training programme services

2019/S 038-085888

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

National Citizen Service
The Pembroke Building, Kensington Village, Avonmore Road
London
W14 8DG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 8001978010
E-mail: procurement@ncstrust.org.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: www.ncsyes.co.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.ncs.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.ncs.bravosolution.co.uk
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Recreation, culture and religion

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Quality and Curriculum Design Partner

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80521000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

NCS Trust wishes to develop and scale an NCS Trust Design Lab model that engages the NCS Trust delivery network in practice sharing, developing elements of the NCS Trust curriculum, producing guidance and other tools to support programme delivery across the NCS Trust network, and which builds participants’ capacity to design and deliver youth programmes beyond the NCS programme.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

73300000
79315000
80000000
85322000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

National Citizen Service (NCS) is the country’s fastest-growing youth movement, a rite of passage for all teenagers aged 15-17 to discover who they are and what they can do. Nearly 500 000 young people have already taken part. Find out more at www.ncsyes.co.uk

NCS currently has the following opportunity for the provision of:

NCS Trust wishes to develop and scale an NCS Design Lab model that engages the NCS Trust delivery network in practice sharing, developing elements of the NCS curriculum, producing guidance and other tools to support programme delivery across the NCS network, and which builds participants’ capacity to design and deliver youth programmes beyond NCS.

The Contractor will support NCS Trust by developing the NCS Design Lab model, building upon the process and learning from the first prototype, through the delivery of between four (4) and six (6) NCS Design Labs over the course of the initial 1 year Agreement.

The Contractor will maintain a codified and documented Design Lab model, which is sufficiently flexible and scalable to suit a range of delivery methodologies (e.g. workshops, online).

The Contractor will ensure that the development of the NCS Design Lab model is informed by similar, effective approaches nationally and internationally.

This procurement is for the provision of the services for an Initial Period of 1 year from commencement of the Contract with an option for the Trust to extend up to a maximum of 2 x 12 month periods.

The potential value for the Initial period of this contract including any additional services is approximately 150 000 GBP.

The potential Total contract value, inclusive of optional extension periods and potential additional services is approximately 450 000 GBP.

If you are interested in bidding for this opportunity, please register on the NCS Supplier Portal at https://ncs.bravosolution.co.uk

Once you are registered then click on “ITT’s open to all Suppliers” and select itt_80 Quality and Curriculum Design Partner, then click the “express an interest” button to gain access to the relevant documents.

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If you are having trouble accessing the correct opportunity please email procurement@ncstrust.co.uk

If you require further clarification regarding the opportunity please use the message function within in the supplier portal.

The closing date is 19.3.2019 at 10:00.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 450 000.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Via OJEU.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

With the option to extend for 2 further periods of 12 months each.

II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession

III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As per the ITT documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 19/03/2019
Local time: 10:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 19/03/2019
Local time: 10:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

National Citizen Service Trust
The Pembroke Building, Kensington Village, Avonmore Road
London
W148DG
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

18/02/2019