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This framework encompasses the leadership and coaching training requirements for North Ayrshire's Education Department. Courses are required for Leadership and Coaching for Headteachers and Teachers of Additional Support Needs, Primary and Secondary ...

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
North Ayrshire Council
Cunninghame House, Friars Croft
Irvine
KA12 8EE
United Kingdom
Contact person: Deanna Drummond
Telephone: +44 1294324730
E-mail:
Fax: +44 1294324054
NUTS code: UKM93

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.north-ayrshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00337

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/web/login.html
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/esop/pts-host/public/pts/web/login.html
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:

Leadership and Coaching Programme (Education) Framework.

Reference number: NAC-1078
II.1.2)Main CPV code
80000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

This framework encompasses the leadership and coaching training requirements for North Ayrshire's Education Department. Courses are required for Leadership and Coaching for Headteachers and Teachers of Additional Support Needs, Primary and Secondary Schools in North Ayrshire.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
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:

Lot 2 - Middle Leadership

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80000000
80500000
80510000
79414000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM93
Main site or place of performance:

North Ayrshire mainland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

North Ayrshire Council's Education Department wishes to put in place a training Programme for Headteachers and Teachers from Additional Support Needs, Primary and Secondary Schools located in North Ayrshire.

The procurement is in 4 Lots. Bidders may submit a bit for any or all lots.

Lot 2 Middle Leadership requires suitably qualified personnel to deliver Middle Leadership courses.

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: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework agreement will be in place for 12 months. Subject to funding and performance, the agreement may be extended for a maximum period of a further 36 months.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 1 - Coaching

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80000000
79998000
79632000
80500000
80510000
80521000
80532000
80570000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM93
Main site or place of performance:

North Ayrshire mainland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

North Ayrshire Council's Education Department wishes to put in place a training Programme for Headteachers and Teachers from Additional Support Needs, Primary and Secondary Schools located in North Ayrshire.

The procurement is in 4 Lots. Bidders may submit a bit for any or all lots.

Lot 1 Coaching requires suitably qualified personnel to deliver Introduction to Coaching and Coaching Diploma courses.

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: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework agreement will be in place for 12 months. Subject to funding and performance, the agreement may be extended for a maximum period of a further 36 months.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 3 - Parental Programme

Lot No: 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80500000
80000000
80510000
79414000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM93
Main site or place of performance:

North Ayrshire mainland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

North Ayrshire Council's Education Department wishes to put in place a training Programme for Headteachers and Teachers from Additional Support Needs, Primary and Secondary Schools located in North Ayrshire.

The procurement is in 4 Lots. Bidders may submit a bit for any or all lots.

Lot 3 Parental Programme requires suitably qualified personnel to deliver both Families and Staff parental training.

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: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework agreement will be in place for 12 months. Subject to funding and performance, the agreement may be extended for a maximum period of a further 36 months.

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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Lot 4 - Headteacher Leadership Academy

Lot No: 4
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80000000
80500000
80510000
79414000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM93
Main site or place of performance:

Residential courses to be held at a suitable location.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

North Ayrshire Council's Education Department wishes to put in place a training Programme for Headteachers and Teachers from Additional Support Needs, Primary and Secondary Schools located in North Ayrshire.

The procurement is in 4 Lots. Bidders may submit a bit for any or all lots.

Lot 4 Headteacher Leadership Academy training is required by suitably qualified personnel in the form of a residential courses.

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: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The framework agreement will be in place for 12 months. Subject to funding and performance, the agreement may be extended for a maximum period of a further 36 months.

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
List and brief description of conditions:

For Completion by Non-UK Businesses Only:

If required by the member state, bidders are required to be enrolled in the relevant professional or trade registers within the country in which they are established.

Bidders must confirm if they hold the particular authorisation or memberships.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Bidders will be required to have a minimum ‘general’ yearly turnover of 3 times the value of the lot or lots you intend to bid for.

Bidders will be required to have a minimum yearly turnover of times the value of the lot or lots you intend to bid for, for the last 3 years in the business area covered by the contract.

Bidders who cannot meet the required level of turnover will be excluded from this tender.

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/started trading.

It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commence of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:

Employer's (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = 5 000 000 GBP.

Public Liability Insurance = 5 000 000 GBP.

Professional Indemnity Insurance = 2 000 000 GBP.

http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/hse40.pdf

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

Bidders will be required to provide examples that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience over the past 3 years to deliver the services as described in part II.2.4) of this Contract Notice.

Unsatisfactory experience will result in a fail and exclusion from the tender process.

Bidders must provide 2 satisfactory references on the reference templates provided in the Instruction to Tenders document. References should be completed and signed by previous customers for contracts of a similar nature, value scope and size. Completed reference templates must be uploaded into the general attachments area of the qualification envelope. If any of the referees score the bidder less than 3 the bidder will be excluded from the tender process.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Minimum level(s) of standards required:

Quality Management Procedures

1. The bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent) accredited independent third party certificate of compliance in accordance with BS EN ISO 9001 (or equivalent),

Or 2. A quality management policy authorised by their Chief Executive or equivalent. Please see the ESPD Guidance documents in the Instruction to Tenderers document for full details.

Environmental Management Standards

1. The Bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent) accredited independent third party certificate of compliance with BS EN ISO 14001 (or equivalent) or a valid EMAS (or equivalent) certificate, Or 2. A Environmental management policy authorised by their Chief Executive or equivalent Please see the ESPD Guidance within the Instruction to Tenderers document for full details,

Health and Safety Procedures

1. The bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent), accredited independent third party certificate of compliance in accordance with BS OHSAS 18001 (or equivalent) or have, within the last 12 months, successfully met the assessment requirements of a construction-related scheme in registered membership of the Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) forum. Or 2. A Health and Safety policy authorised by their Chief Executive or equivalent, Full details are contained within the ESPD guidance form within the Instructions to tenderers document.

Minimum Standard of Course Delivery Personnel.

The most recent HMIE School Report of the course delivery personnel's tenure as a head teacher must have been rated ‘very good’ or higher.

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:

The under-noted are conditions of this tender:

Quality Management Procedures;

Health and Safety;

Environmental management systems.

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
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 4
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: 28/08/2017
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
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 28/08/2017
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Cunninghame House, Irvine.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Corporate Procurement Unit.

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 payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 8751. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

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:

Non-core community benefits are requested for this procurement. Full details are supplied in the tender documents.

(SC Ref: 505270).

Download the ESPD document here: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=505270

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
North Ayrshire Council
Cunninghame House, Friars Croft
Irvine
KA12 8EE
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1294324730
Fax: +44 1294324054

Internet address:http://www.north-ayrshire.gov.uk

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:
27/07/2017