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SE wishes to appoint three suppliers to deliver the Managing People for Growth Framework. It is anticipated that the framework will commence on the 1.7.2017 for a period of 3 years with the option to extend for one further year. The product will be ...

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Scottish Enterprise
Atrium Court, 50 Waterloo Street
Glasgow
G2 6HQ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Gordon Hutton
Telephone: +44 8456078787
E-mail:
Fax: +44 1412481600
NUTS code: UKM34

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.scottish-enterprise.com/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00398

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local agency/office
I.5)Main activity
Economic and financial affairs

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

P17-0142 - Managing People for Growth Framework.

Reference number: P17-0142
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79400000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

SE wishes to appoint three suppliers to deliver the Managing People for Growth Framework. It is anticipated that the framework will commence on the 1.7.2017 for a period of 3 years with the option to extend for one further year. The product will be delivered across SE's entire operational areas making this a national programme available to companies across Scotland (excluding Highlands and Islands Enterprise), so capacity to deliver is essential. From analysis of previous data, we estimate that between 71-92 programmes could be likely to commissioned across over 3 years. The framework will be split into the following 3 geographical lots (detailed below), each lot will be appointed to one single supplier. Bidders can submit responses for as few or as many Lots as they want to. The maximum number of lots that a bidder will be awarded is 1.

The Open procurement process will be followed for this commission.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 552 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 1
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

P17-0142 - Managing People for Growth Framework - Lot 1 - North East

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79400000
79411100
73220000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Lowland Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

SE wishes to appoint three suppliers to deliver the Managing People for Growth Framework. It is anticipated that the framework will commence on the 1.7.2017 for a period of 3 years with the option to extend for one further year. The product will be delivered across SE's entire operational areas making this a national programme available to companies across Scotland (excluding Highlands and Islands Enterprise), so capacity to deliver is essential. From analysis of previous data, we estimate that between 71-92 programmes could be likely to commissioned across over 3 years. The framework will be split into the following 3 geographical lots (detailed below), each lot will be appointed to one single supplier. Bidders can submit responses for as few or as many Lots as they want to. The maximum number of lots that a bidder will be awarded is 1.

Lot 1 - North East

Local Authorities covered:

Aberdeen City

Aberdeenshire

Dundee City

Angus

Perth and Kinross.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

48 months stated above includes the option to extend for a 12 month period.

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 Structural Funds 2014 — 2020.
II.2.14)Additional information

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public

Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

P17-0142 - Managing People for Growth Framework - Lot 2 - East

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79400000
79411100
73220000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Lowland Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

SE wishes to appoint three suppliers to deliver the Managing People for Growth Framework. It is anticipated that the framework will commence on the 1.7.2017 for a period of 3 years with the option to extend for one further year. The product will be delivered across SE's entire operational areas making this a national programme available to companies across Scotland (excluding Highlands and Islands Enterprise), so capacity to deliver is essential. From analysis of previous data, we estimate that between 71-92 programmes could be likely to commissioned across over 3 years. The framework will be split into the following 3 geographical lots (detailed below), each lot will be appointed to one single supplier. Bidders can submit responses for as few or as many Lots as they want to. The maximum number of lots that a bidder will be awarded is 1.

Lot 2 - East

Local Authorities covered:

Scottish Borders

West Lothian

City of Edinburgh

Fife

Midlothian

East Lothian

Falkirk

Clackmannanshire

Stirling.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

48 months stated above includes the option to extend for a 12 month period.

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 Structural Funds 2014 — 2020.
II.2.14)Additional information

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public

Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

P17-0142 - Managing People for Growth Framework - Lot 3 - West

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79400000
79411100
73220000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM
Main site or place of performance:

Lowland Scotland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

SE wishes to appoint three suppliers to deliver the Managing People for Growth Framework. It is anticipated that the framework will commence on the 1.7.2017 for a period of 3 years with the option to extend for one further year. The product will be delivered across SE's entire operational areas making this a national programme available to companies across Scotland (excluding Highlands and Islands Enterprise), so capacity to deliver is essential. From analysis of previous data, we estimate that between 71-92 programmes could be likely to commissioned across over 3 years. The framework will be split into the following 3 geographical lots (detailed below), each lot will be appointed to one single supplier. Bidders can submit responses for as few or as many Lots as they want to. The maximum number of lots that a bidder will be awarded is 1.

Lot 3 - West

Local Authorities covered:

Glasgow City

South Lanarkshire

North Lanarkshire

West Dunbartonshire

Renfrewshire

East Renfrewshire

Inverclyde.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

48 months stated above includes the option to extend for a 12 month period.

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 Structural Funds 2014 — 2020.
II.2.14)Additional information

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 58 of the Public

Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

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
List and brief description of selection criteria:

4B.1.2 - Bidders will be required to have an average yearly turnover of a minimum of 75 000 GBP for the last 2 years.

4B.3 - Where turnover information is not available for the time period requested, the bidder will be required to state the date which they

were set up or started trading.

4B.4 - Bidders will be required to state the value for the liquidity ratio. The liquidity ratio should be equal to or greater than 0.8.

4B.5.1 - Please confirm whether you already have or can commit to obtain, prior to the commencement of the contract, appropriate levels

of insurance for this contract. Bidders that do not already have, or cannot commit to obtain insurances may be excluded from further

participation in this procurement exercise.

Employer's (Compulsory) Liability Insurance - 5 000 000 GBP

Public Liability Insurance - Bidders should state the value that they consider to be appropriate for the contract.

Professional Indemnity Insurance - Bidders should state the value that they consider to be appropriate for the contract.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

2D.1.2 - If a substantial proportion of work would go to a subcontractor we may ask for a completed ESPD form for those subcontractors

(only sections A and B of Part II and Part III will be requested). We will advise bidders if we require this information prior to the

subcontractor commencing work on the contract.

4C.1.2 - Bidders will be required to provide 2 examples that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the

services/supplies as described in part II.2.4 of the OJEU Contract Notice or the relevant section of the Site Notice. These will be evaluated

on a PASS/FAIL basis. Pass equals providing 2 examples detailing relevant experience to deliver the service. Fail equals failure to provide

2 examples detailing relevant experience to deliver the service.

Bidders can submit examples in a separate document to allow room to provide details of the service provided.

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:

Details will be included in the Invitation to Tender documents.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
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: 25/04/2017
Local time: 11:00
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
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 25/04/2017
Local time: 11:00
Place:

Glasgow.

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 Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=487694.

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.

(SC Ref:487694)

Download the ESPD document here: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=487694

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Scottish Enterprise
Atrium Court, 50 Waterloo Street
Glasgow
G2 6HQ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 8456078787
E-mail:
Fax: +44 1412481600

Internet address:http://www.scottish-enterprise.com/

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Single Point of Enquiry
Procurement and Commercial Division, 7th Floor, 5 Atlantic Quay, 150 Broomielaw
Glasgow
G2 8LU
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1412425466
E-mail:

Internet address:http://www.gov.scot/Topics/Government/Procurement/Selling/supplier-enquiries

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

In the first instance, contact the Senior Director of Facilities Management and Procurement at Scottish Enterprise, with any concerns or

enquiries.

Email: https://www.scottish-enterprise.com/help/contact-us

An economic operator that suffers, or risks suffering, loss or damage attributable to a breach of duty under the Public Contracts (Scotland)

Regulations 2015 may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Scottish Enterprise
Atrium Court, 50 Waterloo Street
Glasgow
G2 6HQ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 8456078787
E-mail:

Internet address:http://www.scottish-enterprise.com/

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
16/03/2017