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This PIN gives advance notice of an Invitation to Tender (ITT) which will be published in September 2017. The ITT will seek a technical partner to work with NHS Education for Scotland on the design and delivery of new Executive Leadership Development ...

Prior information notice

This notice aims at reducing time limits for receipt of tenders

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
NHS Education for Scotland
2nd floor, Westport, 102 Westport
Edinburgh
EH3 9DN
United Kingdom
Contact person: Greg Player
Telephone: +44 1316563340
E-mail:
Fax: +44 1316563201
NUTS code: UKM75

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.nes.scot.nhs.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA13002

I.2)Joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA13002
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Health

Section II: Object

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

Design and Delivery of Support for Executive Leadership Development and Talent Management.

Reference number: C001557
II.1.2)Main CPV code
80532000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

This PIN gives advance notice of an Invitation to Tender (ITT) which will be published in September 2017. The ITT will seek a technical partner to work with NHS Education for Scotland on the design and delivery of new Executive Leadership Development and Talent Management arrangements for NHS Scotland.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Design, implementation and delivery of the preferred option for executive leadership: Development of talent Management guidance, tools and resources

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80532000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This PIN gives advance notice of an Invitation to Tender (ITT) which will be published in September 2017. The ITT will seek a technical partner to work with NHS Education for Scotland on the design and delivery of new Executive Leadership Development and Talent Management arrangements for NHS Scotland.

The Scottish Government has published the Health and Social Care (H&SC) delivery plan which sets out a programme to further enhance H&SC services in Scotland. The overall strategic intention remains focused on ensuring people in Scotland can live longer, healthier lives at home or in a homely setting, and achieving the ‘Triple Aim’ of better health, better care and better value.

Executive level leadership and talent management is fundamental to the success of the delivery plan. New, nationally-led arrangements will be put in place during 2017-18 to identify, track, support and develop the most able clinical and non-clinical leaders within NHS Scotland at executive and aspiring director levels. These arrangements will need to ensure that current and future executive leaders are fully equipped to drive the changes required.

NHS Education for Scotland is currently working with Scottish Government and a range of partners and stakeholders on the scoping and design of options for executive leadership development. Options for an executive leadership development package will be appraised in September 2017. The preferred option will draw on leading thinking and best practice. It will include a range of different learning approaches such as experiential learning, simulations and technology-enabled development as well as peer and alumni support.

Executive Leadership development sits within a wider context of talent management and succession planning. Preliminary work on talent management principles and processes is currently underway. Further work on guidance, tools and materials will be required together with a robust infrastructure for the co-ordination of the talent management process. The infrastructure will provide a systematic approach to the identification, development and tracking of individuals and talent groups.

NHS Education for Scotland is now seeking technical partners who will have the skills, technical expertise, capacity and resources to support this work. The Invitation to Tender will be issued as 2 lots. A single supplier is sought for each lot. Suppliers may submit tenders for both lots.

II.2.5)Award criteria
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
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
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Design and implementation of the infrastructure for the talent management process.

Lot No: 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80532000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Description included in Lot1.

II.2.5)Award criteria
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
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
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
11/09/2017

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
List and brief description of selection criteria:

With reference to the nature and details of the services that are the subject matter of this tender, relevant examples are to be provided of the services undertaken by the Bidder in the last 3 years.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Once published on PCST It is a minimum requirement of this tender that Bidders can demonstrate that they have achieved a score of 40 (Fails to meet requirements in some respects. Limited evidence. minor concerns).

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
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
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.2.5)Scheduled date for start of award procedures:
29/09/2017

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
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=507000

(SC Ref:507000).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
NHS Education for Scotland
2nd floor, Westport, 102 Westport
Edinburgh
EH3 9DN
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1316563200
Fax: +44 1316563201

Internet address:http://www.nes.scot.nhs.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:
04/08/2017