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Title: Tender for the Supply of Employability Pipeline Services
Reference No: OCT333558
OCID: ocds-r6ebe6-0000559951
Published by: Dundee City Council
Publication Date: 08/10/2018
Deadline Date: Cancelled
Deadline Time:
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: Yes
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: Tender for the supply of Employability Pipeline Services
CPV: 79611000, 79611000.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

Dundee City Council

Dundee House, 50 North Lindsay Street

Dundee

DD1 1NZ

UK

Contact person: Jennifer Heighton

Telephone: +44 1382434000

E-mail: jennifer.heighton@dundeecity.gov.uk

Fax: +44 1382433045

NUTS: UKM71

Internet address(es)

Main address: www.dundeecity.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00220

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 authority

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Tender for the Supply of Employability Pipeline Services

Reference number: FIN/18/02

II.1.2) Main CPV code

79611000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Tender for the supply of Employability Pipeline Services

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79611000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM71


Main site or place of performance:

Dundee City

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

Dundee City Council’s European Social Funds Employability Pipeline Programme (‘Pipeline’) is a multi-partnership approach to delivering a range of services that support eligible citizens (‘clients’) in Dundee to progress towards, secure and sustain suitable work and/or assist those who are experiencing precarious employment (i.e. underemployment / low income employment) to improve their labour market situation. The Supplier will deliver the Employability Pipeline Services contract as a Delivery Partner within the Pipeline and contribute to the achievement of the associated outputs and results agreed with Scottish Government. This is the overall nature of the contract.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Output & Outcome Targets / Weighting: 14

Quality criterion: Content & Delivery / Weighting: 14

Quality criterion: Expertise, Knowledge & Staffing / Weighting: 13

Quality criterion: Strategic Fit / Weighting: 13

Quality criterion: Past Performance / Weighting: 12

Quality criterion: Implementation, Management & Quality / Weighting: 12

Quality criterion: Client Engagement, Recruitment & Targetting / Weighting: 12

Quality criterion: ESF Experience, Knowledge & Compliance / Weighting: 5

Quality criterion: Community Benefits / Weighting: 3

Quality criterion: Fair Work Practices / Weighting: 2

Price / Weighting:  25

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

Start: 01/04/2019

End: 31/03/2021

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

Potential for two single year extensions, up to 31 March 2023

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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


III.2) Conditions related to the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S:

2018/S 145-331910

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 13/11/2018

Local time: 10:00

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

Tender must be valid until: 13/03/2019

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 13/11/2018

Local time: 10:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: Yes

Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Depending on availability of funds, and whether the contract is extended, a future tender may be published during the last quarter of 2020

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

DCC is seeking to appoint a single supplier that may include subcontracting arrangements or a consortium approach with a designated lead organisation.

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=559951.

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.

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 include Employment and Skills Activity (employment opportunities created, vacancy sharing, work experience placements) and Community & Awareness Raising Activity (awareness raising / curriculum activities, Partnership Action for Continued Employment Support)

(SC Ref:559951)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Dundee City Council

Dundee House, 50 North Lindsay Street

Dundee

DD1 1NZ

UK

Telephone: +44 1382434000

Fax: +44 1382433045

Internet address(es)

URL: www.dundeecity.gov.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

05/10/2018


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
DateDetails
09/10/2018 11:46REPLACED FILE: 2. - Appendix 2 - ESPD - Employability Pipeline Services 2018

Appendix 2: ESPD - Employability Pipeline Services
11/10/2018 16:50Word count for narrative responses

Further to the question received in regards to whether there is a word count for the narrative responses, please note that there is a word count stipulated for both the Community Benefits and Fair Work Practices responses. Apologies for any confusion
23/10/2018 15:56ADDED FILE: Overview of Employability Pipeline Programme

Working for Families - Policies and Procedures
26/10/2018 09:22Further information in regards to current provider and TUPE

Further to the question and answer in regards to the current provider of the services and TUPE, should prospective tenderers require the details of costs associated with TUPE liabilities, please request this from Jennifer Heighton (jennifer.heighton@dundeecity.gov.uk, cc eprocurement@dundeecity.gov.uk). On receipt of the information, should you have any queries, these must be communicated direct to The Wise Group (Craig Dewar: craig_dewar@thewisegroup.co.uk, Caroline McGhee: caroline_mcghee@thewisegroup.co.uk). Thank you
12/11/2018 10:49ADDED FILE: Minutes

Minutes of meeting held at DCC
12/11/2018 10:49ADDED FILE: Minutes

Minutes from meeting at DCC
16/04/2019 12:12Notice Cancelled

This notice has been cancelled. The original deadline date of 13/11/2018 is no longer applicable.

No award is being made under this contract. The bidders have been informed of the reason in detail.
Main Contact: jennifer.heighton@dundeecity.gov.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
321000Adults and Older Peoples ServicesSocial Community Care Supplies and Services 
159999other ConsultancyConsultancy
179999other EducationEducation
199999other Facilities and Management ServicesFacilities and Management Services
261100Professional and Advisory ServicesHuman Resources

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
140Tayside, Central & Fife

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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.

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

Current Documents

CreatedNameDescriptionSizeDownloads
08/10/2018 0. ITT - Final - Employability Pipeline Services ITT - Employability Pipeline Services23.06 MB87
08/10/2018 1. ITT - Appendix 1 - Method Statement Tables Appendix 1 - Method Statements210.56 KB47
09/10/2018 2. - Appendix 2 - ESPD - Employability Pipeline Services 2018 Appendix 2: ESPD - Employability Pipeline Services139.28 KB29
23/10/2018 3. Working for Families Policies and Procedures Working for Families - Policies and Procedures193.83 KB9
12/11/2018 Minute potential bidder Criminal Justice Service 021118 Minutes of meeting held at DCC13.93 KB14
12/11/2018 Minute potential bidder Employability Team 021118 Minutes from meeting at DCC15.30 KB19

Replaced Documents

CreatedNameDescriptionSize
08/10/20182. - Appendix 2 - ESPD - Employability Pipeline Services 2018Appendix 2: ESPD - Employability Pipeline Services139.70 KB

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