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Title: P17-0142 - Managing People for Growth Framework
Published by: Scottish Enterprise
Publication Date: 18/03/2017
Deadline Date: 25/04/2017
Deadline Time: 11:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: Yes
Abstract: 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 July 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.
CPV: 79400000, 79400000, 79411100, 73220000, 79400000, 79411100, 73220000, 79400000, 79411100, 73220000.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Scottish Enterprise

Atrium Court, 50 Waterloo Street

Glasgow

G2 6HQ

UK

Contact person: Gordon Hutton

Telephone: +44 8456078787

E-mail: gordon.hutton@scotent.co.uk

Fax: +44 1412481600

NUTS: 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.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 sent electronically to:

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 July 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

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

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

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 July 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.2.7) 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.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

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 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.

Lot No: 2

II.2.1) Title

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

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 July 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.2.7) 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.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

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 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.

Lot No: 3

II.2.1) Title

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

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 July 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.2.7) 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.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

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 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.1.2) 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 75,000GBP 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 – 5,000,000GBP

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.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 with several operators.

IV.1.8) Information about 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 tenders or requests to participate

Date: 25/04/2017

Local time: 11:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

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

UK

Telephone: +44 8456078787

E-mail: gordon.hutton@scotent.co.uk

Fax: +44 1412481600

Internet address(es)

URL: 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

UK

Telephone: +44 1412425466

E-mail: SPOEprocurement@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

Internet address(es)

URL: 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

UK

Telephone: +44 8456078787

E-mail: gordon.hutton@scotent.co.uk

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.scottish-enterprise.com/

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

16/03/2017


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
DateDetails
03/04/2017 10:57REPLACED FILE: P17-0142 - ESPD v1.9

P17-0142 - ESPD Form (updated with OJEU Number)
19/04/2017 10:22PCS Deadline Reminder

Scottish Enterprise would remind all suppliers interested in this contract opportunity that the deadline for tender submissions to be made to the secure postbox on Public Contracts Scotland is 11:00 on Tuesday 25th April 2017.

It is not advisable for suppliers to wait until the last moment before creating or submitting a response in case of any last minute problems. Suppliers should expect a confirmation email once they have successfully completed the submission.

Please remember that uploading documents is not sufficient, the response must be dispatched or it will remain draft. No other electronic or hard copy submissions will be accepted either before or after the stated deadline.
Main Contact: gordon.hutton@scotent.co.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
151000Business ConsultancyConsultancy
152010Management Consultancy - EfficiencyConsultancy
159999other ConsultancyConsultancy

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
130Aberdeen & North-East
160Edinburgh & Lothians
150Glasgow & Strathclyde
170Scotland South
140Tayside, Central & Fife

Further Instructions

The Buyer has attached further instructions with this notice. Please read these carefully and take the necessary action(s).

Record your interest in this notice and you will be automatically sent clarifications and deadline date changes etc. Please note that recording your interest does not automatically enter you into the tender process for this notice, you still have to submit your response by the deadline stated. To record an interest in this notice and add it to your interests list please click the Record your interest now button at the top of the page.

The awarding buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Tender Submission Postbox facility.

Submit your tender response electronically in a secure environment.

To create an electronic response please click the Record your interest now button at the top of the page.

For more information on the Postbox Facility please refer to the user guide:

Ask the buyer any questions you may have relating to this notice. To ask the buyer a question or questions please click the Record your interest now button at the top of the page.

The following additional documents have been attached to this notice. To obtain these documents please select the individual file names below.

Alternatively, you can download all current documents (Zip File)

Current Documents

CreatedNameDescriptionSizeDownloads
18/03/2017 Publicity - 8 Nov 16 European Structural Funds 2014-2020 - Publicity Requirements891.25 KB0
18/03/2017 P17-0142 - Invitation to Tender - MPfG vFINAL P17-0142 - Invitation to Tender134.88 KB2
03/04/2017 P17-0142 - ESPD v1.9 (Updated with OJEU Number) P17-0142 - ESPD Form (updated with OJEU Number)122.39 KB1

Replaced Documents

CreatedNameDescriptionSize
18/03/2017P17-0142 - ESPD v1.9P17-0142 - ESPD122.53 KB

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