Tender for Learning and Development Online Catalogue Resources

Tender for Learning and Development Online Catalogue Resources

Learning and Development Online Catalogue Resources for use in Live Staff Development Events.

United Kingdom-Milton Keynes: E-learning services

2020/S 108-263405

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: The Open University
Postal address: Walton Hall
Town: Milton Keynes
NUTS code: UKJ12 Milton Keynes
Postal code: MK7 6BP
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Buyer — Procurement
E-mail: finance-tenders@open.ac.uk
Internet address(es):Main address: www.open.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/openuniversity

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://in-tendhost.co.uk/openuniversity/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/openuniversity/aspx/Home
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:

Learning and Development Online Catalogue Resources for use in Live Staff Development Events

Reference number: PRO/OJEU/2020

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80420000 E-learning services

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The OU requires the provision of electronic resources/content/activities that can be used to create and deliver live workshops for the purposes of staff development, via a virtual delivery method delivered by the University’s Talent and Development Team. On occasion external facilitation support may be required.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 600 000.00 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: UKJ12 Milton Keynes

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The OU requires the provision of electronic resources/content/activities that can be used to create and deliver live workshops for the purposes of staff development, via a virtual delivery method delivered by the University’s Talent and Development Team. On occasion external facilitation support may be required.

It is anticipated that there would be a need for resources to be drawn down as complete ready to be delivered live virtual workshops or content that could be curated and then delivered as live virtual workshops by an internal team in the University.

On occasion it is also anticipated that additional facilitator support would be needed in order to meet the organisation’s needs. Where additional facilitation support is required, this will be to support the University’s delivery of scheduled internal staff development events drawn from the appropriate suppliers catalogue of content.

Type of staff development resources required/content.

The University intends to review the range of staff development materials offered by providers prior to devising courses that will be required, to cover the wide range of learning and development requirements needed.

However, as a minimum the type of workshops and material required should cover the following topics/themes:

• leadership and management;

• wellbeing;

• performance/personal development;

• verbal and written communication skills.

These topics/themes are not exclusive, and it is important that there is a wide range of material on offer, from which the University can call upon when needed.

The content should be engaging, interactive and effective and the workshop length should be devised in an appropriate way to the level and type of content being delivered. Usually, a typical virtual workshop would be 90-minutes in length.

The content will be downloaded/curated, and the event will be hosted by the University.

This procurement is conducted under the Light Touch Regime in accordance with the Public Contract Regulations 2015, Regulations 74 to 76 and Schedule 3.

A minimum of 2 organisations will be appointed to provide the services detailed in the procurement documents and the framework agreement.

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: yes
Description of renewals:

The contract can be extended for a further 3 x 12 month periods.

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
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: 22/06/2020
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: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 22/06/2020
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
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: The Open University
Postal address: Walton Hall
Town: Milton Keynes
Postal code: MK7 6AA
Country: United Kingdom

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: The Open University
Postal address: Walton Hall
Town: Milton Keynes
Postal code: MK7 6AA
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure

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

Official name: The Open University
Postal address: Walton Hall
Town: Milton Keynes
Postal code: MK7 6AA
Country: United Kingdom

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

03/06/2020