Requirement for Associate Trainers – Edinburgh

Requirement for Associate Trainers – Edinburgh

Associate Trainers – Accredited Qualifications, Soft Skills and Management Development.

United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Training services

2020/S 136-335846

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Edinburgh College
Postal address: Bankhead Drive, Sighthill
Town: Edinburgh
NUTS code: UKM75 Edinburgh, City of
Postal code: EH11 4DE
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@edinburghcollege.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1315354764
I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained at: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Associate Trainers — Accredited Qualifications, Soft Skills and Management Development

Reference number: EC-1920-0022-00

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80500000 Training services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The authority is seeking Bids from those able to provide the specified associate trainer services to the authority on a call-off basis subject to demand by the client. Individual call-offs will be agreed with individual associate trainers and confirmed in writing and by the issue of an authority official order.

Bidders are required to provide details of their experience and qualifications.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 400 000.00 GBP

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)

80500000 Training services
80510000 Specialist training services
80521000 Training programme services
80522000 Training seminars
80530000 Vocational training services
80532000 Management training services
80531200 Technical training services
79400000 Business and management consultancy and related services
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
79411100 Business development consultancy services
79411000 General management consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKM75 Edinburgh, City of
NUTS code: UKM73 East Lothian and Midlothian
Main site or place of performance:

4 Main Campuses throughout Edinburgh and Midlothian.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The authority is therefore seeking Bids from those able to provide the specified associate trainer services to the authority on a call-off basis subject to demand by the client. Individual call-offs will be agreed with individual associate trainers and confirmed in writing and by the issue of an authority official order

Bidders are required to provide details of their experience and qualifications.

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

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

2 x 12 month extensions available.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

Envisaged number of candidates: 25

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
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:
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

Restricted 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 several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 25
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years:

N/A

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: 13/08/2020
Local time: 12:00

IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

Date: 24/08/2020

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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

June 2022 if no extensions utilised.

June 2024 if all extensions utilised.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=625564

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VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Edinburgh Sheriff Court
Postal address: Sheriff Court House, 27 Chambers Street
Town: Edinburgh
Postal code: EH1 1LB
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1312252525
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:

13/07/2020