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Title: Soft Skills and Leadership Training
Published by: VisitScotland
Publication Date: 09/02/2018
Deadline Date: 05/03/2018
Deadline Time: 10:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice (below OJEU threshold or call offs of any value)
Has Documents: Yes
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: VisitScotland (VS) invites proposals from established direct providers for the provision of soft skills, leadership and technical (primarily Microsoft Office) face to face and blended learning interventions for its staff for a period of an initial 12 month contract with options to extend up to a further 2 x 12 months with an estimated start date of 1st April 2018.
CPV: 80500000, 80500000.

Contract Notice (below OJEU threshold)

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

VisitScotland

Ocean Point One, 94 Ocean Drive

Edinburgh

EH6 6JH

UK

Contact person: Rory Hewitt

Telephone: +44 1314722222

E-mail: rory.hewitt@visitscotland.com

NUTS: UKM75

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.visitscotland.org

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00118

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

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

Other: Tourism

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Soft Skills and Leadership Training

Reference number: VSEH18008

II.1.2) Main CPV code

80500000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

VisitScotland (VS) invites proposals from established direct providers for the provision of soft skills, leadership and technical (primarily Microsoft Office) face to face and blended learning interventions for its staff for a period of an initial 12 month contract with options to extend up to a further 2 x 12 months with an estimated start date of 1st April 2018.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 120 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

80500000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM


Main site or place of performance:

Glasgow and Edinburgh

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

To provide a range of soft skills, leadership and technical training solutions that can be tailored to the needs of VisitScotland’s culture, values and business needs including but not limited to:

Leadership and management courses from Aspiring Manager to Senior Manager level

Communication skills courses

Project management courses

Time management courses linked to Microsoft Outlook

Team Building courses

Social media & Web writing related courses

Tailored specific soft skills programmes

Microsoft Office skill courses covering primarily Excel, PowerPoint, MS Projects and Outlook at Beginner to Advanced levels

Microsoft Dynamics courses (VS configured)

Microsoft SharePoint courses (VS configured)

II.2.5) Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 120 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 36

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

original contract duration is 12 months. There will be two 12 month extensions.

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: Yes

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: No

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1) Information about a particular profession

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.1.8) 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: 01/03/2018

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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 01/03/2018

Local time: 10:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: Yes

Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

If all extensions are utilized the requirement will be retendered early 2021

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=529921.

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:529921)

Download the ESPD document here: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=529921

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

VisitScotland

Ocean Point One, 94 Ocean Drive

Edinburgh

EH6 6JH

UK

Telephone: +44 1314722222

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.visitscotland.org

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

09/02/2018


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
DateDetails
28/02/2018 15:31Notice date(s) changed

The Deadline date was changed from 01/03/2018 10:00 to 05/03/2018 10:00.

Due to adverse weather conditions and red warnings from the MET office this tender deadline has been extended
Main Contact: rory.hewitt@visitscotland.com
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
261400Training and ConferencesHuman Resources

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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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
09/02/2018 Invitation to Tender - VSEH18008 Soft Skills and Leadership Training Invitation to Tender223.00 KB112
09/02/2018 Schedule 1 - Statement of Requirement VSEH18008 Schedule 1 - Statement of Requirement62.00 KB130
09/02/2018 Schedule 3 - Pricing and Invoicing Schedule 3 - Pricing and Invoicing112.00 KB70
09/02/2018 Schedule 4 - VS T_Cs - Services Schedule 4 - Terms and Conditions96.00 KB54
09/02/2018 Schedule 2 - ESPD (Scotland) Schedule 2 - ESPD (Scotland)108.77 KB74

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