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Title: National Digital Engagement Programme - Workshops
Reference No: AUG217909
OCID: ocds-r6ebe6-0000410490
Published by: Scottish Enterprise
Publication Date: 18/08/2015
Deadline Date: 17/09/2015
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: Contract Notice
Has Documents: Yes
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: Scottish Enterprise on behalf of the NDEP partnership is seeking to establish a framework to develop themes, content and deliver a series of digital technology workshops as part of the programme. The framework will comprise 5 lots.
The National Digital Engagement Programme (NDEP) has been developed by Scottish Enterprise (SE), Business Gateway National Unit (BGNU), Highland and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and Business Gateways (BGs) on behalf of DSBEP. The principle aim of NDEP is to raise awareness, knowledge and assist adoption of digital technology as it affects SMEs, to enable them to enter new markets, trade internationally and increase business efficiencies and indirectly increasing staff.
Digital Scotland is a partnership made up of private, public and voluntary organisations throughout Scotland who work together to deliver a wide variety of digital programmes and projects. The partnership’s shared goal is ensuring that Scotland is positioned to take full advantage of the opportunities offered by the digital age.
Digital Scotland’s Business Excellence Partnership (DSBEP) was established by Scottish Government following the recommendations made in the Digital Economy Review (May 2013). The partnership includes Scottish Government, Scottish Enterprise, Highlands & Islands Enterprise, Business Gateway/Cosla, Scotland IS, Skills Development Scotland and Scottish Development International. The DSBEP programme is managed by Scottish Enterprise on behalf of the partnership. A key objective of the Business Programme is to strengthen the breadth of digital support by developing a range of national projects aimed at reaching more companies.
It is envisaged that this contract will commence December 2015 until December 2016 with the opportunity to extend for 1 additional year
CPV: 73220000, 79411100, 79400000.

CONTRACT NOTICE – OFFICIAL JOURNAL

Section I: Contracting Authority

I.1)

Name, Address and Contact Point(s)


Scottish Enterprise

Atrium Court, 50 Waterloo Street

Glasgow

G2 6HQ

UK

Procurement

Anne Marie Borman

+44 8456078787

anne.marie.borman@scotent.co.uk

+44 1412481600

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

http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00398

www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
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I.2)

Type of contracting Authority and Main Activity or Activities

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No

Section II: Object of the Contract

II.1)

Description

II.1.1)

Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority

National Digital Engagement Programme - Workshops

II.1.2(a))

Type of works contract

II.1.2(b))

Type of supplies contract

II.1.2(c))

Type of service contract

27

II.1.2)

Main site or location of works, place of delivery or performance

Scotland



UKM

II.1.3)

This notice involves

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II.1.4)

Information on framework agreement (if applicable)

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Number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged

13

Duration of the framework agreement

12

Justification for a framework agreement the duration of which exceeds four years

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

283000404000GBP

Frequency and value of the contracts to be awarded

II.1.5)

Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Scottish Enterprise on behalf of the NDEP partnership is seeking to establish a framework to develop themes, content and deliver a series of digital technology workshops as part of the programme. The framework will comprise 5 lots.

The National Digital Engagement Programme (NDEP) has been developed by Scottish Enterprise (SE), Business Gateway National Unit (BGNU), Highland and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and Business Gateways (BGs) on behalf of DSBEP. The principle aim of NDEP is to raise awareness, knowledge and assist adoption of digital technology as it affects SMEs, to enable them to enter new markets, trade internationally and increase business efficiencies and indirectly increasing staff.

Digital Scotland is a partnership made up of private, public and voluntary organisations throughout Scotland who work together to deliver a wide variety of digital programmes and projects. The partnership’s shared goal is ensuring that Scotland is positioned to take full advantage of the opportunities offered by the digital age.

Digital Scotland’s Business Excellence Partnership (DSBEP) was established by Scottish Government following the recommendations made in the Digital Economy Review (May 2013). The partnership includes Scottish Government, Scottish Enterprise, Highlands & Islands Enterprise, Business Gateway/Cosla, Scotland IS, Skills Development Scotland and Scottish Development International. The DSBEP programme is managed by Scottish Enterprise on behalf of the partnership. A key objective of the Business Programme is to strengthen the breadth of digital support by developing a range of national projects aimed at reaching more companies.

It is envisaged that this contract will commence December 2015 until December 2016 with the opportunity to extend for 1 additional year

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=410490.

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.

II.1.6)

Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV)

73220000
79411100
79400000

II.1.7)

Contract covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

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II.1.8)

Division into lots

Yes

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II.1.9)

Will variants be accepted

No

II.2)

Quantity or Scope of the Contract

II.2.1)

Total quantity or scope

We estimate the total commission value to be between GBP283,000 and GBP404,000 excluding VAT.

II.2.2)

Options

The proposed framework agreement will be for 12 months with the option to extend for a further 12 months

Provisional timetable for recourse to these options

Number of possible renewals

In the case of renewable supplies or service contracts, estimated time frame for subsequent contracts

Section III: Legal, Economic, Financial and Technical Information

III.1)

Conditions Relating to the Contract

III.1.1)

Deposits and guarantees required

III.1.2)

Main Terms of financing and payment and/or reference to the relevant provisions

Terms and conditions for financing and payment will be contained in the invitation to tender.

III.1.3)

Legal form to be taken by the grouping of suppliers, contractors or service providers to whom the contract is to be awarded

III.1.4)

Other particular conditions to which the performance of the contract is subject

III.2)

Conditions for Participation

III.2.1)

Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers


Details will be included in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaires and/or the Invitation to Tender documents.

III.2.2)

Economic and financial capacity


Details will be included in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaires and/or the Invitation to Tender documents.




III.2.3)

Technical capacity


Details will be included in the Pre-Qualification Questionnaires and/or the Invitation to Tender documents.




III.2.4)

Reserved contracts

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III.3)

Conditions Specific to Service Contracts

III.3.1)

Is provision of the service reserved to a specific profession?

No

III.3.2)

Will legal entities be required to state the names and professional qualifications of the personnel responsible for the execution of the service?

Yes

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)

Type of Procedure


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Justification for the choice of accelerated procedure

IV.1.1)

Have candidates already been selected?

No

IV.1.2)

Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate

510

Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates

The framework must be of a manageable size.

For Lot 1 Content Development we intend to invite 5 suppliers to participate at tender stage.

For Lots 2 – 5 Workshop Delivery we intend to invite between 5 and 10 suppliers per lot to participate at tender stage.

IV.1.3)

Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue

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IV.2)

Award Criteria

No


Yes

No

IV.2.2)

An electronic auction will be used

No

IV.3 Administrative Information

IV.3.1)

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

P16-0021

IV.3.2)

Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

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Other previous publications

IV.3.3)

Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents



 


IV.3.4)

Time-limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

 17-09-2015  12:00

IV.3.5)

Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

 24-09-2015

IV.3.6)

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

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Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender 

IV.3.8)

Conditions for opening tenders





Section VI: Other Information

VI.1)

Indicate whether this procurement is a recurrent one and the Estimated timing for further notices to be published


VI.2)

Does the contract relate to a Project/Programme financed by Community Funds?

No



VI.3)

Additional Information

Dates and other information contained in this notice are communicated as being indicative only and may be subject to change.

The contracting authority does not bind itself to accept the lowest or any offer.

The contracting authority reserves the right to accept part of one or more offers.

The contracting authority will not be liable for any costs incurred by those expressing an interest in or tendering for this contract.

Compliance with all relevant legislation is required during the tendering process and the terms of any resulting contract.

Bidders may be required to attend for interview.

Any contract awarded will be subject to the law of Scotland.

The contracting authority reserves the right to source the services through existing framework agreements.

The contracting authority reserves the right to assign all or part of any contracts resulting from this process.

There will be a separate Invitation to Tender for each lot which will be emailed to you. If you are invited to tender for more than 1 Lot, you must submit a separate tender response for each lot as they will be evaluated separately. Full details of the requirements will be contained within the email invitation. Your submission must clearly indicate which lot you are responding to.

(SC Ref:410490)

VI.4)

Procedures for appeal

VI.4.1)

Body responsible for appeal procedures


Scottish Government

Scottish Procurement Europa House 450 Argyle Street

Glasgow

G2 8LG

UK

SPOEprocurement@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

+44 1412425466

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Government/Procurement/Selling/supplier-enquiries

Body responsible for mediation procedures


Scottish Government

Scottish Procurement Europa House 450 Argyle Street

Glasgow

G2 8LU

UK

SPOEprocurement@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

+44 1412425466

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Government/Procurement/Selling/supplier-enquiries

VI.4.2)

Lodging of appeals

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 2012 (SSI 2012/88) (as amended) may bring proceedings in the Sheriff Court or the Court of Session.

VI.4.3)

Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained


Scottish Government

Scottish Procurement Europa House 450 Argyle Street

Glasgow

G2 8LU

UK

SPOEprocurement@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

+44 1412425466

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Government/Procurement/Selling/supplier-enquiries

VI.5)

Dispatch date of this Notice

 18-08-2015

ANNEX B

Information About Lots

1     Lot 1 Content Development

1)

Short Description

Content Development

2)

Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV)

79411100
79400000
73220000

3)

Quantity or scope

We are looking for the successful supplier to:

- Develop up to 10 digital technology workshop themes

- Develop digital technology workshop content for each theme

- Develop digital technology workshop outcomes for each theme

- Prepare and present the workshop pack for the suppliers on the delivery Lots for each digital technology workshop theme

- Re-fresh the workshop content and presentation packs where appropriate


 25000  GBP.

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Indication about different contract dates

12

5)

Additional Information about lots

ANNEX B

Information About Lots

2     Lot 2 Workshop Delivery

1)

Short Description

Lot 2 Work shop Delivery - Aberdeen City & Shire, Fife, Tayside (Dundee, Angus and Perth)

2)

Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV)

73220000
79400000
79411100

3)

Quantity or scope

Lots 2 - 5 are for the delivery of the workshops offered by the NDEP. The Lots are based on Business Gateway areas across Lowland Scotland detailed in the table below. We are seeking 3 suppliers per Lot to deliver digital technology workshops at an advanced / masterclass level within these geographies. Content to be delivered will be developed through Lot 1.


 87462  GBP.

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Indication about different contract dates

12

5)

Additional Information about lots

ANNEX B

Information About Lots

3     Lot 3 Workshop Delivery

1)

Short Description

Workshop Delivery

2)

Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV)

73220000
79400000
79411100

3)

Quantity or scope

Lot 3 Workshop Delivery - Edinburgh & Lothian’s, Forth Valley (Falkirk, Clackmannan and Stirling, Scottish Borders


 87462  GBP.

4)

Indication about different contract dates

12

5)

Additional Information about lots

ANNEX B

Information About Lots

4     Lot 4 Workshop Delivery

1)

Short Description

Workshop Delivery

2)

Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV)

73220000
79400000
79411100

3)

Quantity or scope

Lot 4 Workshop Delivery - Ayrshire (North, East and South), Dumfries & Galloway


 58308  GBP.

4)

Indication about different contract dates

12

5)

Additional Information about lots

ANNEX B

Information About Lots

5     Lot 5 Workshop Delivery

1)

Short Description

Workshop Delivery

2)

Common Procurement Vocabulary (CPV)

73220000
79400000
79411100

3)

Quantity or scope

Lot 5 Workshop Delivery - Dumbartonshire (East and West, Glasgow, Lanarkshire (North and South), Renfrewshire (Inverclyde and East Renfrewshire), Helensburgh & Lomond


 145768  GBP.

4)

Indication about different contract dates

12

5)

Additional Information about lots



Information added to the notice since publication.

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Main Contact: anne.marie.borman@scotent.co.uk
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Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
151000Business ConsultancyConsultancy
151800Information Technology ConsultancyConsultancy
159999other ConsultancyConsultancy

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
130Aberdeen & North-East
100All Scotland
160Edinburgh & Lothians
150Glasgow & Strathclyde
120Highlands and Islands
170Scotland South
140Tayside, Central & Fife

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