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Title: Sustainable Tourism Development for Communities
Reference No: JAN342744
OCID: ocds-r6ebe6-0000569498
Published by: Highlands and Islands Enterprise
Publication Date: 22/01/2019
Deadline Date: 12/02/2019
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice (below OJEU threshold or call offs of any value)
Has Documents: Yes
Has ESPD: Yes
Abstract: It is expected that these services will be required from March 2019 for an initial period of 2 years, unless terminated in accordance with the provisions of the Contract.
The 2 year budget currently available to deliver this service is between 85,000 GBP and 115,000 GBP (excluding VAT), to include delivery of a cohort in the South of Scotland.
CPV: 79410000.

Contract Notice (below OJEU threshold)

Section I: Contracting Change authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Highlands and Islands Enterprise

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.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

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

Sustainable Tourism Development for Communities

Reference number: COT139

II.1.2) Main CPV code

79410000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

It is expected that these services will be required from March 2019 for an initial period of 2 years, unless terminated in accordance with the provisions of the Contract.

The 2 year budget currently available to deliver this service is between 85,000 GBP and 115,000 GBP (excluding VAT), to include delivery of a cohort in the South of Scotland.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 115 000.00 GBP

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


Main site or place of performance:

N.A

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

HIE requires a suitably qualified and experienced supplier to provide the following requirements, whilst offering best value in the expenditure of public funds.

Phase 1: Design and Build of a learning programme - Market trends and Information:Partnership working:

Learning journeys and international best practice: Marketing your offering

Phase 2 Management and Delivery

Following agreement by the HIE Project Team of the module content and learning outcomes, the supplier will be expected to deliver the programme to 3 cohorts, commencing Autumn of 2019. Two cohorts, will be drawn from the Highlands and Islands area, with a third from the South of Scotland.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Understanding / Weighting: 10

Quality criterion: Management and Methodology / Weighting: 30

Quality criterion: Delivery Team / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Risks / Weighting: 10

Quality criterion: Added Value and Innovation / Weighting: 10

Price / Weighting:  20%

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 115 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 24

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

It is expected that these services will be required from March 2019 for an initial period of 2 years, unless terminated in accordance with the provisions of the Contract.

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: No

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 8 and 9 of the Procurement (Scotland) Regulations 2016.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Minimum level(s) of standards required:

4B.5 It is a requirement of this CONTRACT that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded CONTRACT, the types and levels of insurance indicated below. These are the minimum for each and every claim/aggregate.

Employer’s (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = GBP 5 000 000 for each and every claim.

Public Liability Insurance = GBP 5 000 000 for each and every claim.

Professional Indemnity Insurance = GBP 1 000 000 in aggregate.

http://www.hse.gov.uk/pubns/hse40.pdf

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

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: 12/02/2019

Local time: 12:00

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: 12/02/2019

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 contract or at the end of the contract period, including any extension 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

ESPD Q3D.12 Bidders should refer to the "Conflict of Interest" Section within the Scope of Requirements when completing this question.

It is estimated that the total value of the services over the maximum duration of 2 years will be between GBP85000 and GBP115000 (excluding VAT). This is the figure which has been used in II.1.5 & II.2.6.

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=569498.

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.

(SC Ref:569498)

Download the ESPD document here: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=569498

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

Internet address(es)

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

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

22/01/2019


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
DateDetails
22/01/2019 16:51REPLACED FILE: Pricing Proforma

Pricing proforma
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
120Highlands and Islands
170Scotland South

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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
22/01/2019 Scope of Requirements Scope of Requirements222.41 KB49
22/01/2019 Award Criteria Tender Response Form Tender Response Form50.62 KB25
22/01/2019 Cyber Security Questionnaire Cyber Security Questionnaire25.61 KB21
22/01/2019 Terms and Conditions Terms and Condtions251.25 KB21
22/01/2019 Non Scored Questions Non Scored Questions40.95 KB21
22/01/2019 Annual Return Example Annual Return Example82.75 KB21
22/01/2019 CDS - Collaboration Flyer CDS Flyer147.18 KB20
22/01/2019 HIE Business Travel Policy Business Travel Policy353.29 KB21
22/01/2019 HIE Conflicts of Interest Policy Conflict of Interest Policy363.91 KB20
22/01/2019 SDP - Helping You Bid Better Flyer SDP - helping you bid better1.08 MB22
22/01/2019 Forms for Signature Forms for Signature43.13 KB23
22/01/2019 Pricing Proforma Pricing proforma16.14 KB25

Replaced Documents

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22/01/2019Pricing ProformaPricing proforma16.28 KB

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