Supply of Higher Educational Consultancy Services in China and India

Supply of Higher Educational Consultancy Services in China and India

The primary objectives of the consultancy are to recruit additional students from China and India to study at the University of Derby.

United Kingdom-Derby: Education and training services

2019/S 223-547373

Contract notice

Services

Supply of Higher Educational Consultancy Services in China and India

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: University of Derby
Postal address: Kedleston Road
Town: Derby
NUTS code: UKFUniversity of Derby
Postal code: DE22 1GB
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Anna Salt
E-mail: a.salt@derby.ac.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: www.derby.ac.uk

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://ehih.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://ehih.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/
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: https://ehih.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/

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:

Supply of Higher Educational Consultancy Services in China and India

Reference number: PROC AS ITT/120

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

University of Derby is seeking tenders from providers for the supply of educational consultancy services for an initial 2-year period with an option to extend on an annual basis for an additional 2 x 1 years.

The primary objectives of the consultancy are to recruit additional students from China and India to study at the University of Derby and to help manage and develop the range of academic partnerships that the University currently maintains in China alongside ongoing brand building of the university and reputation management.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 100 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 2
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Supply of Higher Educational Consultancy Services in China

Lot No: 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF
Main site or place of performance:

The main delivery of service will be in China, but with significant linkage to the University in the UK.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The University of Derby is inviting tenders for the supply of educational consultancy services, for an initial 2-year period with an option to extend on an annual basis for a further two years taking the contract term up to a maximum of 4 years. This tender should provide the full suite of in-country services to support in the expansion of student recruitment, partnership management and business opportunity development: including the employment of local staff, provision of in-country office facilities, fully compliance with local and national regulations, and management support.

The primary objectives of the consultancy are to recruit additional students from China to study at the University of Derby, to help manage and develop the range of academic partnerships that the University currently maintains in China and to identify business development opportunities alongside ongoing brand building of the university and reputation management. There will also be the opportunity to deliver market analysis and strategic recommendations on UoD activity within China.

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

Value excluding VAT: 700 000.00 GBP

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:

Initial 2 year period with an option to extend on an annual basis for an additional 2 x 1 years.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial 2 year contract period with an option to extend on an annual basis for an additional 2 x 1 years.

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:

Supply of Higher Educational Consultancy Services in India

Lot No: 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80000000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF
Main site or place of performance:

The main delivery of service will be in India, but with significant linkage to the University in the UK.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The University of Derby is inviting tenders for the supply of educational consultancy services, for an initial 2 year period with an option to extend on an annual basis for a further 2 years taking the contract term up to a maximum of 4 years. This tender should provide the full suite of in-country services to support in the expansion of student recruitment, partnership management and business opportunity development: including the employment of local staff, provision of in-country office facilities, fully compliance with local and national regulations, and management support. The primary objectives of the consultancy are to recruit additional students from India to study at the University of Derby and to help manage and expand the range of academic partnerships that the University currently maintains in India, alongside ongoing brand building of the university and reputation management. There will also be the opportunity to deliver market analysis and strategic recommendations on UoD activity within India.

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

Value excluding VAT: 400 000.00 GBP

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:

Initial 2 year period with an option to extend on an annual basis for an additional 2 x 1 years.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of options:

Initial 2 year contract period with an option to extend on an annual basis for an additional 2 x 1 years.

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
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: 19/12/2019
Local time: 12:00
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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 19/12/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

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

Following review of contract in the second year of the contract a decision will be reached regarding options to extend or re-tender. Subject to continuance of contract further publication could be in 2024.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: University of Derby Financial Controller
Town: Derby
Country: United Kingdom
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:

15/11/2019