Road Safety Education Programme for Pre-School Children London

Road Safety Education Programme for Pre-School Children London

The scope of this requirement is to provide a pre school road safety intervention programme including a full and complete management service within the Greater London area. 

United Kingdom-London: Pre-school education services

2014/S 147-264670

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

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

Transport for London — (Procurement Operations)
100 Petty France
For the attention of: Jaya Halai
SW1H 0BD London
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: procurementoperationsteam@tfl.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.tfl.gov.uk

Electronic access to information: http://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps/home.do

Electronic submission of tenders and requests to participate: http://eprocurement.tfl.gov.uk/epps/

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

Regional or local authority
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)Description

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

tfl_scp_000840 — Road Safety Education Programme for Pre-School Children.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Services
Service category No 24: Education and vocational education services

NUTS code UKI

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)

The scope of this requirement is to provide a pre school road safety intervention programme including a full and complete management service within the Greater London area. The resource should be; specific for London, targeted, contain appropriate messages for pre-school audience and ensure it addresses the foundation stage of pre-school learning objectives. This must include: a) Development, production, supply, administration, data collation/protection, distribution, storage, analysis and evaluation of the resource, b) Management of a variety of interactions and communications with partners, such as the 33 London boroughs, Children’s Centres, nurseries and any other TfL stakeholders and partner as directed by the TfL project Manager.

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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

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

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

TfL is seeking to appoint a provider for the full management of a road safety education programme for pre-school children.

The appointment may be up to six and a half years. Expressions of interest are sought from suitably experienced providers who can demonstrate the ability to manage a road safety education programme for pre-school children. To register your interest and obtain the pre-qualification questionnaire contact procurementoperationsteam@tfl.gov.uk by 22.8.2014.

Estimated value excluding VAT: 7 000 000 GBP

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Option to extend contract up to a further 3 years.
II.2.3)Information about renewals

II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 40 (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:

A performance bond or parent company guarantee may be 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:

No specific legal form is required but in the event of a group of contractors submitting an acceptable offer it will be necessary to provide an undertaking that each company will be jointly and severally responsible for the due performance of the contract.

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: All Applicants will be required to express an interest in the opportunity and complete a Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ).

To express an interest as a potential supplier your company needs to be registered on the eSourcing portal. To register or to check if you are already registered log on to www.tfl.gov.uk/eprocurement.

If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the eTendering help desk on 0800 0740503

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Interested parties should note that they may be additionally required to supply copies of at least three years of their audited accounts. Services of an independent third party financial assessment agency may be used.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Interested parties will be required to undergo assessment via a pre-qualification questionnaire and Invitation to Negotiate if invited at a later stage.
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

Negotiated
Some candidates have already been selected (if appropriate under certain types of negotiated procedures) no

IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

Envisaged number of operators: 5
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:

tfl_scp_000840

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2014/S 27-042474 of 7.2.2014

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

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

22.8.2014 – 11:00
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

This is a voluntary contract notice, as the services being procured are a part B service and the public contracts regulations, as amended do not apply to the opportunity being advertised. Accordingly, the regulations, including the timescales set out under the regulations do not apply to this opportunity.
The procurement process is being conducted by Transport for London (TfL). TfL is a complex organisation operating both as a Functional Body of the Greater London Authority (GLA) under the direction of the Mayor of London and as a provider of transport services.
The services may be provided to TfL and/or its subsidiaries and/or the GLA or any other authority that is subject to the requirements of EU directive 2004/17/EC. It is anticipated that the contract will be awarded by TfL but any part of TfL and/or any of its subsidiaries may award the Contract as appropriate. TfL reserves the right to withdraw the procurement process and may award a contract(s) in whole, in part, or not at all as a result of the competition called for by this notice and TfL shall not be liable for any costs or expenses incurred by any applicants in considering and/or responding to the procurement process. All discussions and meetings will be conducted in English. Tenders and supporting documents must be priced in sterling and all payments made under the contract will be in sterling.
TfL and/or any subsidiary of TfL or the GLA may interview any or all applicants who express an interest for tendering for this work. If and when this requirement is offered to tender, it may be done in whole or in part via electronic means using the Internet, and may also be through the medium of an electronic reverse auction

TfL strongly supports and implements the Greater London Authority Group Responsible Procurement Policy. Details about the policy can be found on www.london.gov.uk/rp. Further details as to the application of the Greater London Authority Group Responsible Procurement Policy to this procurement will be set out in the tender documents. The UK government has announced its commitment to greater data transparency. Accordingly TfL reserves the right to publishing its tender documents, contracts and data from invoices received. In so doing TfL may at its absolute discretion take account of the exemptions that would be available under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Environmental Information Regulations 2004.

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

VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals

Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: TfL will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the time that information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from TfL before the contract is entered into. Applicants have two working days from notification of the award decision to request additional debriefing and that information has to be provided a minimum of 3 working days before expiry of the standstill period. Such additional information should be requested from the address in section 1.1.
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

31.7.2014