Supply of Bikeability Cycle Training for Staffordshire County Council

Supply of Bikeability Cycle Training for Staffordshire County Council

Framework to provide Bikeability Cycle Training to Schools within Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent.

United Kingdom-Stafford: Education and training services

2019/S 236-579026

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Staffordshire County Council
Postal address: Staffordshire Place 1, Tipping Street
Town: Stafford
NUTS code: UKG2
Postal code: ST16 2DH
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Sharon Bowers
E-mail: sharon.bowers@staffordshire.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1785277493
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.staffordshire.gov.uk/business/procurement

Address of the buyer profile: https://supplierlive.proactisP2P.com/default.aspx

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://supplierlive.proactisP2P.com/default.aspx
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://supplierlive.proactisP2P.com/default.aspx
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

The supply of Bikeability Cycle Training (Framework Agreement)

Reference number: IA1898

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Staffordshire County Council are conducting a tender process to appoint a single provider for a framework to provide Bikeability Cycle Training to Schools within Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent. Stoke-on-Trent City Council can call-off from this framework.

Refer to the procurement documentation for the full specification.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 154 250.00 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)

80550000
80500000
80521000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKG24
Main site or place of performance:

The main place for the contracting authority is Staffordshire. The framework will be available for and Stoke-on-Trent City Council to mage and award their own contracts.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

A framework to appoint a single provider to supply Bikeability Cycle Training to Schools in Staffordshire and Stoke-on-Trent. The framework tender will be run as an electronic process using the authority’s eSourcing solution (Staffordshire County Council E-tender Portal). This procurement follows framework procedures as set out in the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Capability / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion – Name: Complaints / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion – Name: Scheme management / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion – Name: Future vision / Weighting: 15
Quality criterion – Name: Added value / Weighting: 20
Cost criterion – Name: The pricing of the framework is as allocated from the DfT (Department for Transport) Bike ability Cycle Training Grant awarded to each local authority, and therefore subject to change at any time. / Weighting: 0 %

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 154 250.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/04/2020
End: 31/03/2023
This contract is subject to renewal: no

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial period of the framework — 1.4.2020 until 31.3 2022 with an option to extend for 12 months until 31.3.23.

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

As this is a framework agreement there is no guarantee of volume of work and the spend values are indicative.

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

List and brief description of conditions:

New affiliated instructors must be qualified with the 1st4sport Level 2 award in instructing cycle training. Existing affiliated instructors may continue to deliver Bikeability with NSI status until August 2021. All affiliated instructors must be included in a provider programme of continuing professional development.

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:

Continued appointment to the framework agreement is in accordance with the supplier adhering to pre-established, ongoing, performance indicators and the suspension/termination Remedies within the framework terms. See the procurement documentation.

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: 07/01/2020
Local time: 13:00
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: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 08/01/2020
Local time: 09:00
Place:

Staffordshire County Council.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Limited to members of Staffordshire County Council.

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:

The pricing of the framework is as allocated from the DfT (Department for Transport) Bike ability cycle training grant awarded to each local authority, and therefore subject to change at any time.

Stoke-on-Trent City Council will call-off from this framework in addition to Staffordshire County Council.

This is an electronic tender. All submissions must be made via the formal contracting authority electronic tendering platform.

All requests for information to be sent through the electronic tendering portal and message facility on the Proactis electronic tendering system.

How to register — follow the link to Proactis electronic tendering:

— https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/Account/Login.

If you require urgent assistance regarding the initial usage of the e-Tendering package please contact the contracting authority point-of-contact in Section I.1) of this notice. On failure to reach this contact, please immediately email the nature of the difficulty to commercial.team@staffordshire.gov.uk.

The procurement is for a framework agreement between the appointed provider and the contracting authority.

The contracting authority or its public sector partners/customers makes no guarantee as to the volume of business on offer to be awarded and any volumes given are indicative only and intended as a general guide.

All framework management, post tender, will be in accordance with the framework terms.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: Staffordshire County Council
Postal address: Staffordshire Place 1, Tipping Street
Town: Stafford
Postal code: ST16 2DH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: sharon.bowers@staffordshire.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1785277493

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: Staffordshire County Council
Postal address: Staffordshire Place 1, Tipping Street
Town: Stafford
Postal code: ST16 2DH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: transportcontracts@staffordshire.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1785277493

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The contracting authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period (or 15 days where non electronic or fax methods are used) at the point that award decision notice is communicated to tenderers.

The award decision process will specify the criteria for the award of the contract/framework agreement, the reasons for the decision, including the characteristics and relative advantages, the name and score of the successful tenderer, and will specify when the standstill period is expected to end or the date before which the contracting authority will not conclude the contract/framework agreement.

If an appeal regarding the award of a contract/framework agreement has not been successfully resolved, the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court(England,Wales and Northern Ireland).

Any such action should be brought promptly (generally within 3 months). The Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or may order the contracting authority to amend any document and may award damages.

If an agreement has been entered into the Court may make a declaration of ineffectiveness or may order that the duration of any relevant specific contract be shortened and additionally may award damages.

The time limit for seeking such a declaration is generally 30 days from notification of the award (either by award decision notification or contract award notice depending upon the circumstances) or otherwise 6 months.

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

Official name: Staffordshire County Council
Postal address: Staffordshire Place1, Tipping Street, stafford
Town: Stafford
Postal code: ST16 2DH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: sharon.bowers@staffordshire.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1785277493

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

04/12/2019