Specialist Consultancy Framework for NHS Wales

Specialist Consultancy Framework for NHS Wales

12 Lots. Evaluation – Lot No: 1. Health Economics – Lot No: 2. Strategy Development – Lot No: 3.

United Kingdom-Cardiff: General management consultancy services

2020/S 190-460126

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership
Postal address: Cardiff and Vale University Local Health Board, Woodlands House, Maes-Y-Coed Road
Town: Cardiff
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: CF14 4HH
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Emma Lane
E-mail: emma.lane@wales.nhs.uk
Telephone: +44 2921836450

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Health

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Specialist Consultancy Framework

 

Reference number: CAV-OJEU-PROJECT4548

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79411000 General management consultancy services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership, hosted by Velindre NHS Trust are acting on behalf of Cardiff and Vale University Local Health Board who are seeking to appoint a number of suppliers to establish an unranked Specialist Consultancy Framework which can be utilised on an ad hoc basis when support is required to fulfill Health Board’s projects to underpin the Shaping Our Future Wellbeing (SOFW) 10 year Strategy.

 

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 900 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Evaluation

 

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79419000 Evaluation consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL WALES

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Under this lot, the Health Board is seeking people who have a suitable post Doctoral academic background and qualifications, and significant demonstrable experience (peer reviewed academic publications) in the evaluation of complex initiatives within a large integrated health sector. Evaluation experience may include both formative and summative evaluation, using both qualitative and quantitative methods.

 

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will have an option to extend for up two years at the sole discretion of the Health Board which is included in the months duration within this notice.

 

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: yes

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Health Economics

 

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72221000 Business analysis consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL WALES

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Under this lot, the Health Board is seeking people who have a suitable post Doctoral academic background and qualifications, and significant demonstrable experience (peer reviewed academic publications) within the field of health economics at a national and international level.

 

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will have an option to extend for up two years at the sole discretion of the Health Board which is included in the months duration within this notice.

 

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Strategy Development

 

Lot No: 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

85100000 Health services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL WALES

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Under this lot, the Health Board is seeking people who have significant demonstrable national and international experience in the development of complex health care sector strategy, which encompasses cross sector partnership approaches and delivers improved outcomes for people and patients.

 

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will have an option to extend for up two years at the sole discretion of the Health Board which is included in the months duration within this notice.

 

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Improvement

 

Lot No: 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000 Education and training services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL WALES

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Under this lot, the Health Board is seeking people who have significant training and expertise in a named improvement methodology such as, but not limited to, Lean and Six-Sigma to the equivalent of the Black Belt or IHI Improvement Advisor level. They should have in addition demonstrable experience at national and international level of delivering complex improvement interventions that have delivered improved outcomes within multi-setting organisations and partnerships. Whilst experience of delivery within the health care sector is desirable we would welcome interest from people who can bring experience and guidance from other sectors and translate this into learning for healthcare.

 

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will have an option to extend for up two years at the sole discretion of the Health Board which is included in the months duration within this notice.

 

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Community Organising

 

Lot No: 5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79952000 Event services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL WALES

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Under this lot, the Health Board is seeking people with significant demonstrable national and international experience of supporting community organising around complex health and wellbeing topics with credible peer reviewed publication of results. Experience may include rural or urban communities, with differing cultural and socio-economic backgrounds.

 

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will have an option to extend for up two years at the sole discretion of the Health Board which is included in the months duration within this notice.

 

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Public Engagement

 

Lot No: 6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79416200 Public relations consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL WALES

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Under this lot, the Health Board is seeking people with significant demonstrable national and international experience of designing and leading successful public engagement activities around complex health and wellbeing challenges with publication of results. These may include activities such as presentations, workshops, events, consultations and citizen’s juries.

 

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will have an option to extend for up two years at the sole discretion of the Health Board which is included in the months duration within this notice.

 

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Independent Chairs

 

Lot No: 7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72224000 Project management consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL WALES

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Under this lot, the Health Board is seeking people with significant demonstrable experience of committee involvement and in particular undertaking the role of Chair in large and complex organisations. They must have a good understanding of the health care sector, have knowledge of the key networks in Wales, can demonstrate through example reports or publications their ability to be impartial, objective, a strong networker and show an interest in others viewpoints.

 

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will have an option to extend for up two years at the sole discretion of the Health Board which is included in the months duration within this notice.

 

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Event Planning

 

Lot No: 8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79952000 Event services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL WALES

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Under this lot, the Health Board is seeking people with demonstrable experience of national or international large event planning and delivery. Experience in TEDx style events or similar is welcome. Events may include conferences, engagement events, celebration events or award ceremonies.

 

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will have an option to extend for up two years at the sole discretion of the Health Board which is included in the months duration within this notice.

 

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Writing/Editing/Bid Writing

 

Lot No: 9

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

92312211 Writing agency services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL WALES

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Under this lot, the Health Board is seeking people with a background in academia (publishing in high impact peer reviewed publications) or journalism (with national or international publication). We would value people with significant demonstrable experience of health/science report writing and/or bid writing.

 

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will have an option to extend for up two years at the sole discretion of the Health Board which is included in the months duration within this notice.

 

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Graphic Design

 

Lot No: 10

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79822500 Graphic design services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL WALES

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Under this lot, the Health Board is seeking people with significant experience in innovative graphic design on behalf of large multi-setting health organisations who can demonstrate significant change in practice, outcomes or behaviour as a result of adoption of design.

 

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will have an option to extend for up two years at the sole discretion of the Health Board which is included in the months duration within this notice.

 

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Programme Management/Project Management Office Support

 

Lot No: 11

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

72224000 Project management consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL WALES

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Under this lot, the Health Board is seeking people who have significant training and expertise in programme management methodology to at least MSP level or equivalent. They should have demonstrable experience of delivering project and programme management, and/or PMO expertise within multi-setting national and international organisations and partnerships. Whilst experience of delivery within the health care sector is desirable we would welcome interest from people who can bring experience and guidance from other sectors and translate this into learning for healthcare.

 

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will have an option to extend for up two years at the sole discretion of the Health Board which is included in the months duration within this notice.

 

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Leadership

 

Lot No: 12

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79410000 Business and management consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL WALES

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Under this lot, the Health Board is seeking people who have significant training and expertise in leadership methodology who have a national and international profile in this field. They should have demonstrable experience of leading and or delivering leadership training successfully within complex multi-setting organisations and partnerships. Whilst experience of delivery within the health care sector is desirable we would welcome interest from people who can bring experience and guidance from other sectors and translate this into learning for healthcare.

 

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will have an option to extend for up two years at the sole discretion of the Health Board which is included in the months duration within this notice.

 

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
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Teaching/Teaching Design

 

Lot No: 13

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79411000 General management consultancy services

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL WALES

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Under this lot, the Health Board is seeking People who have at least a post graduate academic background, qualifications, and significant demonstrable national and international experience (with associated publications) within the field of educational design.

 

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: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract will have an option to extend for up two years at the sole discretion of the Health Board which is included in the months duration within this notice.

 

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

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 several operators
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: 26/10/2020
Local time: 16:00
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: 190 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 26/10/2020
Local time: 16:00
Place:

Electronically via Bravo Solutions etenderwales system.

 

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

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:

 

Please note additional information on this procurement:

1) The Contracting Authority reserves the right to award the contract in whole, in part or annul the tendering process and not award any contract.

2) Bidders should note that they will be required to enter into terms and conditions of contract as set out in the ITT and that save for matters of clarification or consistency the Contracting Authority will not negotiate the terms.

3) The Contracting Authority will not accept completed PQQ’s and ITT’s after the stated closing date.

4) All documents to be priced (where applicable) in sterling and all payments made in sterling.

5) All tender costs and liabilities incurred by bidders shall be the sole responsibility of the bidders.

6) Prospective suppliers should note that NHS Shared Services Partnership – Procurement Services is acting on behalf of Cardiff and Vale University Local Health Board.

7) Bidders wishing to participate should visit the Bravo e-tenderwales portal and access the itt_83497 for all tender documentation.

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=104262

(WA Ref:104262)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

 

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Cardiff Crown Court
Postal address: Cathays Park
Town: Cardiff
Postal code: CF14 4HH
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

 

NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership on behalf of Cardiff and Vale University Local Health Board will allow a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period between notifying the award decision and awarding the contract.

Unsuccessful tenderers and applicants are entitled to receive reasons for the decision, including the characteristics and relative advantages of the winning bid and the reasons why the tenderer/applicant was unsuccessful. Should additional information be required it should be requested of the addressee in section I.1. Aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the procurement rules have the right to take action in the High Court (England and Wales). Any such action is subject to strict time limits in accordance with the Public Contracts (Amendments) Regulations 2015.

 

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

25/09/2020