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Title: Leadership Programme Lot 1 Emerging Leaders/Leadership for Growth
Reference No: JUN321584
OCID: ocds-r6ebe6-0000539129
Published by: Highlands and Islands Enterprise
Publication Date: 08/06/2018
Deadline Date: 25/07/2018
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: Yes
Has ESPD: Yes
Abstract: Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) proposes a leadership programme to stimulate and develop ambitious leadership which sits at the heart of business growth. The programme will be designed for a wide range of participants in both private and third sector organisations all at different stages in their journey toward being high performing leaders. It aims to deliver a step change in the leadership capability and capacity of 300-400 individuals from 200-300 unique businesses across the Highlands and Islands region.
The requirement is split into 2 Lots:
- Lot 1 Emerging Leaders/ Leadership for Growth
- Lot 2 Mentoring (business mentoring to accelerate the leadership journey)
This particular Notice relates to Lot 1. Bidders can submit a response for one or both Lots. Bidders who are interested in bidding for Lot 2 can do so by locating the respective PCS/OJEU Notices, which were both published on the same date with "Leadership Programme" in the contract description.
CPV: 79410000.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Section I: Contracting Change authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Highlands and Islands Enterprise

313

An Lòchran, 10 Inverness Campus

Inverness

IV2 5NA

UK

Telephone: +44 1463245245

E-mail: hieprocurement@hient.co.uk

NUTS: UKM6

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.hie.co.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00313

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

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

Leadership Programme Lot 1 Emerging Leaders/Leadership for Growth

Reference number: O170

II.1.2) Main CPV code

79410000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) proposes a leadership programme to stimulate and develop ambitious leadership which sits at the heart of business growth. The programme will be designed for a wide range of participants in both private and third sector organisations all at different stages in their journey toward being high performing leaders. It aims to deliver a step change in the leadership capability and capacity of 300-400 individuals from 200-300 unique businesses across the Highlands and Islands region.

The requirement is split into 2 Lots:

- Lot 1 Emerging Leaders/ Leadership for Growth

- Lot 2 Mentoring (business mentoring to accelerate the leadership journey)

This particular Notice relates to Lot 1. Bidders can submit a response for one or both Lots. Bidders who are interested in bidding for Lot 2 can do so by locating the respective PCS/OJEU Notices, which were both published on the same date with "Leadership Programme" in the contract description.

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM6

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Lot 1 Emerging Leaders/ Leadership for Growth

- Emerging Leaders - 3 programmes per year each with a cohort of up to 14 participants. Total 168 participants over 4 years

- Leadership for Growth - 2 programmes per year each with a cohort of up to 14 participants. Total 112 participants over 4 years

It is expected that these services will be required from October 2018 for 4 years unless terminated in accordance with the provisions of the Framework Agreement.

The 4 year budget currently available to deliver this service is between GBP1,075,000 and GBP1,156,000 (excluding VAT).

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Management & Delivery Methodology / Weighting: 20%

Quality criterion: Programme of Activities / Weighting: 25%

Quality criterion: Management & Delivery Team / Weighting: 20%

Quality criterion: Risk Analysis / Weighting: 10%

Price / Weighting:  25%

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: No

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: Yes

Description of options:

In accordance with Regulation 72(1)(a) of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015, HIE reserves the right to make changes to the volume, scope or location of the Services following a review of the Services by HIE, particularly in regard to demand for each activity and budgetary availability. This Framework will be non-exclusive i.e. HIE reserves the right, in certain circumstances, to procure out with the Framework as and when required. It will also be available for call-off by any current or future HIE subsidiary organisation, associated company, joint venture or similar, subject to a case-by-case prior approval by HIE.

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:

The Framework is part funded by the European Regional Development Funds (ERDF) currently called the ESI 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

List and brief description of conditions:

Not applicable to this procurement exercise

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

The bidder confirms they already have or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of the Framework the levels of insurance cover indicated for the following:

- 4B5a Professional Risk Indemnity – minimum GBP1,000,000 in aggregate

- 4B5b Employers (compulsory) Liability – minimum GBP5,000,000 for each and every claim

- 4B5c Public Liability – minimum GBP5,000,000 in aggregate


III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Minimum level(s) of standards required:

Not applicable to this procurement exercise

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

Key Performance Indicators will be agreed with the successful supplier

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 a single operator.

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: 25/07/2018

Local time: 12:00

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

EN

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 25/07/2018

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: Yes

Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

HIE reserves the right to re-tender for these services upon termination of the Framework or at the end of the Framework period

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

Where HIE determines (at its sole discretion) that demand for Leadership Programmes under either Lot is lower than expected, HIE reserves the right to re-allocate the budget for that Lot to the other Lot, subject to the maximum total budget of GBP1,480,000 across all Lots and including all options.

Due to a lack of space here details of Award criteria scoring are included within the tender documents.

In order to participate bidders should register, for free, on the Public Contracts Scotland (PCS) website (www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk) record their interest and download and complete all relevant documentation.

PCS also gives suppliers access to an on-line Question & Answer facility which allows queries to be submitted (anonymously) and answers published and shared with all potential bidders.

Tenders must be submitted via the PCS postbox and must be received by the published deadline. Late tenders will not be accepted and HIE will reject any submissions received after the deadline. Email or hard copy responses will not be accepted.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=539129.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://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.

A sub-contract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2363

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 not be evaluated as part of the tender process but bidders are expected to provide a Community Benefit proposal as part of their tender (see attached Non Scored Questions form) explaining how, if awarded the contract, these will be addressed.

The types of Community Benefits that may be offered include:

- Targeted recruitment and training initiatives

- Supporting Educational initiatives e.g. offering work experience placements/local school visit to explain what you do/routes to getting into the profession etc

- Vocational training opportunities

- Supply chain initiatives/development

- Support for Community and/or Environmental initiatives which may be taking place in the local community

- Supported business, third sector and voluntary initiatives e.g. offering this sector sub-contracting opportunities to deliver elements of the contract

- Support for Equality and diversity initiatives to encourage inclusiveness

- Use of Gaelic to achieve both cultural and economic benefits.

- Charitable donations/monetary value of contributions to community activities

- Graduate, Apprentice, work placements and/or trainee placements

- Supplier engagement with schools, colleges and/or universities

- Providing funding for new community facilities

- Support and development opportunities delivered to young people

(SC Ref:539129)

Download the ESPD document here: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=539129

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Highlands and Islands Enterprise

An Lòchran, 10 Inverness Campus

Inverness

IV2 5NA

UK

Telephone: +44 1463245245

E-mail: hieprocurement@hient.co.uk

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.hie.co.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

06/06/2018


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
No further information has been uploaded.
Main Contact: hieprocurement@hient.co.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
151000Business ConsultancyConsultancy

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
130Aberdeen & North-East
120Highlands and Islands

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

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Current Documents

CreatedNameDescriptionSizeDownloads
08/06/2018 Lot 1 Scope of Requirements and Guidance Notes Lot 1 Scope of Requirements221.77 KB114
08/06/2018 Lot 1 Award Criteria Response Form Lot 1 Award criteria response form42.86 KB65
08/06/2018 Lot 1 Pricing Proforma Lot 1 Pricing Proforma18.20 KB68
08/06/2018 Lot 1 Forms for Signature Lot 1 Forms for Signature42.96 KB47
08/06/2018 Lot 1 Non Scored Questions Lot 1 Non scored questions55.00 KB53
08/06/2018 Lot 1 Framework Agreement Lot 1 Framework Agreement261.45 KB55
08/06/2018 HIE Conflicts of Interest Policy HIE Conflicts of Interest Policy363.91 KB41
08/06/2018 CDS - Collaboration Flyer CDS Collaboration Flyer147.18 KB41
08/06/2018 SDP - Helping You Bid Better Flyer SDP Helping you Bid Better Flyer1.08 MB41

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