Transport for Wales Procurement Support Tender

Transport for Wales Procurement Support Tender

Transport for Wales requires an organisation to provide training and management support for the in-house procurement team.

United Kingdom-Cardiff: Procurement consultancy services

2018/S 064-142691

Contract notice


Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Transport for Wales
Southgate House, Wood Street
CF10 1EW
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2921673434
NUTS code: UKL
Internet address(es):Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body


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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: Transport for Wales

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Procurement Support and Development Services

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Provision of procurement support and development services for a range of ongoing and upcoming projects for Transport for Wales.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 900 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

Cardiff Capital Region

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Transport for Wales (TfW) requires an organisation to provide training and management support for the in-house procurement team.

These services are to include:

— Working with TfW to form an efficient and effective procurement team,

— Providing expert advice and producing documentation for the procurement of approximately four multi-million pound procurements using the public contracts regulations,

— Assist in the development of TfW procurement strategy, template documents and process flow to ensure all procurement deliver on the vision of the company.

Please refer to the tender documents for the full scope of services required.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Criteria below
Quality criterion – Name: Relevant Experience / Weighting: 14
Quality criterion – Name: Staff Structure and Competencies / Weighting: 21
Quality criterion – Name: Delivery Plan / Weighting: 21
Quality criterion – Name: Approach to Sustainability and Community Benefits / Weighting: 7
Quality criterion – Name: Technical Expertise / Weighting: 7
Price – Weighting: 30
II.2.6)Estimated value

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

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

12 + 12 months

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.1.1)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: 04/05/2018
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, Welsh

IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

Duration in months: 24 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 04/05/2018
Local time: 12:00

Sell2Wales Postbox (will be unlocked once tender submission deadline has passed).

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Sell2Wales Postbox opening will be witnessed by a TfW Director.

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:

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(WA Ref:80036).

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Transport for Wales
Southgate House, Wood Street
CF10 1EW
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2921673434Internet address:
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:



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