Tender for End Point Assessment Organisation

Tender for End Point Assessment Organisation

The University of Derby is seeking to appoint an end point assessment organisation for the senior leader master’s degree apprenticeship.

United Kingdom-Derby: Services furnished by business, professional and specialist organisations

2020/S 070-167800

Contract notice

Services

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: UKF
Postal code: DE22 1GB
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Denise China
E-mail: d.china@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://www.derby.ac.uk/services/finance/procurement-suppliers-and-tendering/supplier-info/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://ehih.login.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:

End Point Assessment Providers for Senior Leader Masters Degree Apprenticeship

Reference number: PROC DMC ITT/222

II.1.2)Main CPV code

98110000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The University of Derby is seeking to appoint an end point assessment organisation (EPAO) for the senior leader master’s degree apprenticeship. The EPAO will be appointed on an ongoing basis, but subject to review annually. The University will appoint an organisation in conjunction with employer preference and with the expectation of a high-quality student experience.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 500 000.00 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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKF

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The University of Derby is seeking to appoint an end point assessment organisation (EPAO) for the senior leader master’s degree apprenticeship. The EPAO will be appointed on an ongoing basis, but subject to review annually. The University will appoint an organisation in conjunction with employer preference and with the expectation of a high-quality student experience. End point assessment are required by law under the apprenticeship scheme. Any potential provider must be registered on the Government website for end point assessment providers.

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: 500 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: 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: yes
Identification of the project:

Apprenticeship funding.

II.2.14)Additional information

Bidders must first register on Oracle before they can can access the documents. Please read the guidance document and use the links stated for registration and then access https://www.derby.ac.uk/services/finance/procurement-suppliers-and-tendering/supplier-info/

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: 14/05/2020
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: 14/05/2020
Local time: 12:00

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: University of Derby Finance Director
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:

05/04/2020