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The City of Edinburgh Council wishes to establish a Collaborative Partnership Agreement for domestic abuse service redesign in Edinburgh. The aim of this partnership is to develop service specifications and deliver best practice for domestic abuse ...

Prior information notice

This notice is a call for competition

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
The City of Edinburgh Council
Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street
Edinburgh
EH8 8BG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1314693543
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKM25

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00290

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.publiccontractscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
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:

Edinburgh's Domestic Abuse Service Redesign.

Reference number: CT0525
II.1.2)Main CPV code
85311000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The City of Edinburgh Council wishes to establish a Collaborative Partnership Agreement for domestic abuse service redesign in Edinburgh. The aim of this partnership is to develop service specifications and deliver best practice for domestic abuse services which will be commissioned by, and delivered on behalf of the Council.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 3 665 634.00 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)
85311000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM25
Main site or place of performance:

The City of Edinburgh.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The City of Edinburgh Council are seeking Interested Partners for the Domestic Abuse Service Redesign Collaborative Partnership. The aim of this partnership is to develop service specifications and deliver best practice for domestic abuse services which will be commissioned by, and delivered on behalf of the Council. Those Interested Partners are asked to register on PCS by 12.4.2017 and attend the ‘Domestic Abuse Service Redesign Co-production and Information Session’. Those Interested Partners will then be required to complete a European Single Procurement Document as well as an Interested Partner Form which will be assessed by appointed Council officers.

II.2.5)Award criteria
II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 3 665 634.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

It is the intention of the Council that any Contract(s) resulting from this process will commence on 1.11.2017 for a period of 2 years with the option to extend for up to a further 12 months, undertaken at the sole discretion of the Council.

II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
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

Please refer to all uploaded documents for futher guidance on the Collaborative Partnership Agreement.

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
Competitive procedure with negotiation
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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest
Date: 12/04/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.5)Scheduled date for start of award procedures:
29/09/2017

Section VI: Complementary information

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:

Please refer to all documents uploaded for additional information

Note: to register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=486725

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

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.

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

Community Benefits will be negotiated as part of the Collaborative Partnership Agreement.

(SC Ref:486725)

Download the ESPD document here: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=486725

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
The City of Edinburgh Council
Waverley Court, 4 East Market Street
Edinburgh
EH8 8BG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1314693543

Internet address:http://www.edinburgh.gov.uk

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

A tenderer that suffers loss as a result of a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015 may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session. The City of Edinburgh Council (the Council) will have a minimum standstill period of 10 days before awarding the contract. The communication of the award decision notice will be sent by fax or e-mail to all tenderers with the standstill period commencing on the next working day. If proceedings are started in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session against the Council in respect of the decision to award the contract within the standstill period then the Council is prevented from awarding the contract. Post contract award the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session may (1) award damages provided proceedings are brought within 3 months from the date when the grounds for the bringing of the proceedings first arose (2) be entitled to issue an ineffectiveness order or impose a financial penalty on the Council. A claim for an ineffectiveness order must be made within 30 days of the Contract Award Notice being published in the OJEU or within 30 days of the date those who expressed an interest in or otherwise bid for the contract were informed of the conclusion of the contract or in any other case within 6 months from the date on which the contract was entered into.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
08/03/2017