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The Dundee Partnership (Dundee's Community Planning Partnership) is a joint venture comprising various key city agencies including Dundee City Council, The Third Sector Interface, the Department for Work and Pensions, Skills Development Scotland, ...

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Dundee City Council
Dundee House, 50 North Lindsay Street
Dundee
DD1 1NZ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Jennifer Heighton
Telephone: +44 1382434000
E-mail:
Fax: +44 1382433045
NUTS code: UKM21

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.dundeecity.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00220

I.2)Joint procurement
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
II.1.1)Title:

Tender for the Supply of Employability Pipeline Services.

Reference number: FIN/16/02
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79611000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Dundee Partnership (Dundee's Community Planning Partnership) is a joint venture comprising various key city agencies including Dundee City Council, The Third Sector Interface, the Department for Work and Pensions, Skills Development Scotland, Dundee and Angus College and NHS Tayside.

The Dundee Employability Pipeline is a multi-service programme of support for eligible jobless citizens of Dundee, providing a 5-stage pathway from worklessness to sustainable employment. The services funded by DCC operate within the context of the wider Dundee Employability Service that encompasses the significant resources for employability support across the city. The supplier must work together with Dundee City Council pipeline services, other pipeline partners and, where appropriate, the wider Dundee Employability Service, to move eligible jobless citizens towards and into sustainable employment.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 1 300 000.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79611000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM21
Main site or place of performance:

Dundee City Council.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Employability Pipeline Services.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Quality / Weighting: 70
Price - Weighting: 30
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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 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.1.6)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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2016/S 199-358759
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
08/02/2017
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
The Wise Group
72 Charlotte Street
Glasgow
G1 5DW
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 7788150911
NUTS code: UKM
The contractor is an SME: yes
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 1 300 000.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

(SC Ref:484216).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Dundee City Council
Dundee House, 50 North Lindsay Street
Dundee
DD1 1NZ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1382434000
Fax: +44 1382433045

Internet address:www.dundeecity.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

An economic operator that suffers, or risks suffering, loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2012 may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session.

Any economic operator that it unsure of its rights here should seek suitable and independent legal advice immediately.

The Scottish Courts Service (whose details are given below) can give more information on Scottish Courts and their locations but cannot give legal advice.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Scottish Courts Service
Saughton House, Broomhouse Drive
Edinburgh
EH11 3XD
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1312252595
E-mail:
Fax: +44 1312406755

Internet address:http://www.scotcourts.gov.uk/index.asp

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
20/02/2017