Voluntary and Community Sector Support Service for Exeter

Voluntary and Community Sector Support Service for Exeter

To deliver an effective city-wide voluntary and community sector support service for Exeter.

United Kingdom-Exeter: Business and management consultancy and related services

2019/S 119-291814

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Exeter City Council
Civic Centre, Paris Street
United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Chanelle Busby
Telephone: +44 1392265262
E-mail: chanelle.busby@exeter.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKK43
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.exeter.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.exeter.gov.uk/

I.2)Information about joint procurement


The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://procontract.due-north.com/Procurer/Advert/View?advertId=42fea752-af92-e911-80f8-005056b64545&fromAdvertEvent=True
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://procontract.due-north.com/Advert/Index?advertId=42fea752-af92-e911-80f8-005056b64545

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement


Voluntary and Community Sector Support Service for Exeter

Reference number: DN417196

II.1.2)Main CPV code


II.1.3)Type of contract


II.1.4)Short description:

Exeter City Council (‘the Council’) is conducting a procurement process to appoint a suitably experienced organisations who can demonstrate the ability to deliver an effective city-wide voluntary and community sector support service for Exeter.


The Council wants to support community groups and organisations to use their passion, skills, experience and knowledge to focus efforts on working sustainably to make a difference and create change by:

— helping people to help themselves and each other,

— building on the strengths of people and communities,

— connecting people and organisations within and across communities.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 180 000.00 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: UKK43

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The service will provide free, independent and professional practical support to existing and new community organisations in the city and help groups develop and become self-sustaining.

The service will build capacity with a particular focus on the skills, knowledge and expertise of grass roots groups and organisations to improve their communities (both geographic and communities of interest).

The service will promote quality of life, health and well-being, improved inclusivity and community connectivity across the city.

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: 180 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36
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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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: 01/08/2019
Local time: 17:00
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:

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

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 01/08/2019
Local time: 17:00

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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Royal Court of Justice
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: