Work Well Suffolk Coaching Service Tender

17 October 2019

4 Geographical Lots.

United Kingdom-Ipswich: Training services

2019/S 201-488905

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Suffolk County Council
Endeavour House, Russell Road
Ipswich
IP1 2BX
United Kingdom
Contact person: Katrina Browning
Telephone: +44 1473264490
E-mail: katrina.browning@suffolk.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKH14

Internet address(es):Main address: www.suffolksourcing.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: http://www.suffolksourcing.uk/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Work Well Suffolk Coaching Service

Reference number: CD1299

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80500000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

This opportunity is available in the ‘Current Tenders’ area of portal. Interested parties are invited to express their interest to gain full access to the tender documentation. The deadline date for submissions of the tender is 15th November 12 p.m. noon. Please note late returns will not be permitted. The deadline for clarification questions is 30th October which must be generated via the correspondence option on the website. Contracts will be for the delivery of coaching service outputs against the funding the Council receives from the European Social Fund (ESF). This project will be working with Adults and experience of working with vulnerable adults with autism, mental health and learning difficulties and other barriers to work is required.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 3 700 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

West Suffolk

Lot No: Lot 1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80400000
80500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH14
Main site or place of performance:

West Suffolk please see Service Specification for map of areas/lots.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Delivery of Work Well Suffolk Coaching Service in West Suffolk.

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: 775 455.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/04/2020
End: 31/03/2025
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:

European Social Fund

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Babergh and Mid Suffolk

Lot No: Lot 2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80400000
80500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH14
Main site or place of performance:

Babergh and Mid Suffolk.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Delivery of Work Well Suffolk Coaching Service in Babergh and Mid Suffolk.

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: 664 675.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/04/2020
End: 16/10/2020
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:

European Social Fund

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Ipswich

Lot No: Lot 3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80400000
80500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH14
Main site or place of performance:

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Delivery of Work Well Suffolk Coaching Service — Ipswich.

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: 997 012.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/04/2020
End: 31/03/2025
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:

European Social Fund

II.2.14)Additional information

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

The East and Waveney

Lot No: Lot 4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

80400000
80500000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH14
Main site or place of performance:

The East and Waveney.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Delivery of the Work Well Suffolk Coaching Service in the East and Waveney.

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: 1 255 497.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/04/2020
End: 31/03/2025
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:

European Social Fund

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

List and brief description of conditions:

Service specific minimum standards are detailed within the ITT.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Service specific minimum standards are detailed within the ITT which include:

— experience of providing similar work well coaching services,

— experience of working with the cohort of proposed service users providing similar work well coaching services and understanding of the ESF funding criteria and data reporting.

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: 15/11/2019
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

Tender must be valid until: 31/12/2019

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 15/11/2019
Local time: 12:00
Place:

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:

This tender is advertised as an open with negotiation tender under the light touch regime. Suffolk County Council intends to appoint contractor(s) with relevant experience and a proven track record to deliver an innovative and varied coaching service for the period of 1.4.2020 to 31.3.2023 with the option to extend for up to a further 24 months, subject to funding (please note that funding isn’t currently available for the extension period). Delivery must meet the regulations outlined in the ESF Funding Rules. The current ESF Funding Rules can be found using the following link:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/esf-funding-rules

Under the European Social Fund funding rules sub contracting is not allowed therefore the contractor will not be permitted to subcontract any or part of the delivery of the Work Well Suffolk Coaching Service Contract.

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: Suffolk County Council incorporates a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period from the point at which information on the award of contract is communicated to the tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. If an appeal regarding the award of contract has not been successfully resolved: The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 as amended provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by a breach of the rules, to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Suffolk County Council
Ipswich
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

16/10/2019