Tender for Cost Benchmarking Services

Tender for Cost Benchmarking Services

To undertake a costing and quality benchmarking exercise.

United Kingdom-Leicester: Financial consultancy services

2019/S 248-614753

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: University of Leicester
National registration number: United Kingdom
Town: Leicester
NUTS code: UKF21
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Stewart Brewer
E-mail: sab88@le.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1162525205
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/

Address of the buyer profile: https://le.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://www.delta-esourcing.com/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.delta-esourcing.com
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

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:

LUV00914 — The Provision of Cost Benchmarking Services

Reference number: LUV00914

II.1.2)Main CPV code

66171000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The University of Leicester is inviting tenders to undertake a costing and quality benchmarking exercise the aim of which is to provide comparative quality and costs of providing professional services to the University and to give insight to the performance of academic schools. The information will be used to support strategic decision making and to identify opportunities to improve efficiency and provide improved value for money to its students.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF21
Main site or place of performance:

Leicester.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The University of Leicester is inviting tenders to undertake a costing and quality benchmarking exercise the aim of which is to provide comparative quality and costs of providing professional services to the University and to give insight to the performance of academic schools. The information will be used to support strategic decision making and to identify opportunities to improve efficiency and provide improved value for money to its students.

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: 12
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: 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
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: 23/01/2020
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 23/01/2020
Local time: 12:01
Place:

Leicester

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.

For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-as-above:-Financial-consultancy-services./H33C53QB95

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/H33C53QB95

GO Reference: GO-20191220-PRO-15717387

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: University of Leicester
Postal address: University Road
Town: Leicester
Postal code: LE1 7RH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@le.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1162522058Internet address: https://le.ac.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: University of Leicester
Postal address: University Road
Town: Leicester
Postal code: LE1 7RH
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@le.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1162522058Internet address: https://le.ac.uk

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

In accordance with Regulations 86 and 87 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, the University will incorporate a10 calendar days standstill period starting from the day information on the award of the contract was communicated to tenderers. The regulations provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

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

Official name: See VI.4.3 above
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: procurement@le.ac.uk
Telephone: +44 1162522058
Fax: +44 1162522058

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

20/12/2019