Staff Training Services – Project Management Training

Staff Training Services – Project Management Training

The awarded supplier is required to deliver Project Management Training services to National Grid in the UK and potentially National Grid USA.

United Kingdom-Warwick: Staff training services

2013/S 152-265676

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Directive 2004/17/EC

Section I: Contracting entity

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

Project Management Training
Global Procurement, Warwick Technology Park
For the attention of: Gurvinder Kaur
CV34 6DA Warwick
UNITED KINGDOM
E-mail: gurvinder.kaur@nationalgrid.com

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting entity: www.nationalgrid.com

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for 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)Main activity

Production, transport and distribution of gas and heat
I.3)Contract award on behalf of other contracting entities

The contracting entity is purchasing on behalf of other contracting entities: no

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting entity:

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

Services
Service category No 27: Other services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: The contract established as a result of this procurement process will be open for use by National Grid UK and National Grid USA.
NUTS code UK

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 awarded supplier is required to deliver Project Management Training services to National Grid in the UK and potentially National Grid USA.
To register your interest in this procurement exercise and receive a copy of the PQQ, please email
gurvinder.kaur@nationalgrid.com

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80511000, 80570000, 80500000, 79632000, 80532000

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

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.1.8)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract
II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

National Grid is seeking to develop the project management capabilities of its people in 2 primary areas:
a) Client management of contractors for the delivery of large capital infrastructure projects;
b) Client management of suppliers of business services.
To facilitate the development of our people, National Grid is tendering for suppliers that have project management training offerings readily available.
For a further high level scope, please request a copy of the PQQ document for review and completion.
Estimated value excluding VAT
Range: between 5 000 000 and 1 000 000 GBP
II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: The contract has the option to extend for
up to a further 36 months
II.2.3)Information about renewals

This contract is subject to renewal: yes
In the case of renewable contracts, estimated time-frame for subsequent calls for competition:
in months: 24 (from the award of the contract)
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Duration in months: 24 (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:

For this information please see the specific invitation to tender (RFP) and contract award criteria which will be available from National Grid to those applicants shortlisted to tender stage.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

Upon satisfactory completion of the project.
III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
III.1.4)Other particular conditions:

The performance of the contract is subject to particular conditions: yes
Description of particular conditions: For this information please see the specific invitation to tender (RFP) and contract award criteria which will be available from National Grid to those applicants shortlisted to tender stage.
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: These details will be released in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ). The completion of and return of the PQQ shall constitute a formal response to participate.
III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: These details will be released in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ). The completion of and return of the PQQ shall constitute a formal response to participate.
III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: These details will be released in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaire (PQQ). The completion of and return of the PQQ shall constitute a formal response to participate.
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.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications or in the invitation to tender or to negotiate
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 entity:

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

no
IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents

Time limit for receipt of requests for documents or for accessing documents: 15.8.2013 – 09:30
Payable documents: no
IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

15.8.2013 – 09:30
IV.3.5)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up
IV.3.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.3.7)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
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:2.8.2013