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Title: SCALE Summer School 2018-19
Published by: Highlands and Islands Enterprise
Publication Date: 27/11/2017
Deadline Date: 17/01/2018
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: Yes
Abstract: Scotland Can Do SCALE is an inclusive, high growth entrepreneurial education initiative led by three government agencies, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Scottish Enterprise and the Scottish Funding Council (the Partners) with strong backing from the Scottish Government. On behalf of the Partners, HIE requires a suitably qualified and experienced supplier to deliver a residential Scotland Can Do SCALE Summer School. This should include one main speaker who will deliver at least 50% of the topics, plus at least one other speaker who will deliver the rest of the topics plus a Master of Ceremonies/facilitator(s).
CPV: 79411100, 79410000, 80000000.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Section I: Contracting 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

SCALE Summer School 2018-19

Reference number: O164

II.1.2) Main CPV code

79411100

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

Scotland Can Do SCALE is an inclusive, high growth entrepreneurial education initiative led by three government agencies, Highlands and Islands Enterprise, Scottish Enterprise and the Scottish Funding Council (the Partners) with strong backing from the Scottish Government. On behalf of the Partners, HIE requires a suitably qualified and experienced supplier to deliver a residential Scotland Can Do SCALE Summer School. This should include one main speaker who will deliver at least 50% of the topics, plus at least one other speaker who will deliver the rest of the topics plus a Master of Ceremonies/facilitator(s).

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

79410000

80000000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM


Main site or place of performance:

The Summer School will be delivered at a venue in central Scotland

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The main speaker must be able to demonstrate that they meet the published minimum criteria in terms of their previous experience. This will be evaluated on a Pass/Fail basis. Full details are provided within the Tender documents.

The contract is anticipated to be awarded for 2 years and has an estimated total value of between GBP230 000 and GBP260 000 excluding VAT. Bidders should note that any bid received which exceeds the maximum annual budget of GBP130 000 will be regarded as being unacceptable to HIE and consequently be considered non-compliant.

It has not been split into Lots since it would make its execution excessively difficult.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Delivery Team - main speaker / Weighting: 25%

Quality criterion: Delivery Team - others / Weighting: 15%

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

Quality criterion: Management & Delivery Team - others / Weighting: 10%

Quality criterion: Risks & Challenges / Weighting: 5%

Price / Weighting:  25%

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

Duration in months: 24

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:

HIE may require the supplier to provide additional services. Any such modification shall be in terms of Regulation 72 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

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 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

Minimum level(s) of standards required:

ESPD Part IV Economic & Financial Standing

4B.5 It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commence of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below, for each and every claim:

Employer’s (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = GBP 5,000,000

Public Liability Insurance = GBP 250,000

Professional Indemnity Insurance = GBP 250,000

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Minimum level(s) of standards required:

Bidders will be required to confirm whether they intend to subcontract and, if so, for what proportion of the contract.

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: 17/01/2018

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: 17/01/2018

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 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

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

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. Hard copy responses will not be accepted.

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.

Further guidance on the ESPD (where relevant):

Q2A.3 Insert details of your Companies House (or equivalent) registration number;

Q2A.17 Provide information on consortium members;

Q3D.12 Refer to the "Conflict of Interest" Section within the Scope of Requirements when completing this question.

The scoring methodology used for the Award criteria is:

0 - Unacceptable - Nil or inadequate response which fails to demonstrate an ability to meet the requirement.

1 - Poor - Response is partially relevant but generally poor. It addresses some elements of the requirement but contains insufficient/limited detail or explanation to demonstrate how the requirement will be fulfilled.

2 - Acceptable - Response is relevant and acceptable. It addresses a broad understanding of the requirement but may lack details on how the requirement will be fulfilled in certain areas.

3 - Good - Response is relevant and good. It is sufficiently detailed to demonstrate a good understanding and provides details on how the requirements will be fulfilled.

4 - Excellent - Response is completely relevant and excellent overall. It is comprehensive, unambiguous and demonstrates a thorough understanding of the requirement and provides details of how the requirement will be met in full.

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=517996.

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:517996)

Download the ESPD document here: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=517996

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

24/11/2017


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
120Highlands and Islands
140Tayside, Central & Fife

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Current Documents

CreatedNameDescriptionSizeDownloads
27/11/2017SCALE Scope of Requirements and Guidance NotesSCALE Scope of Requirements191.04 KB21
27/11/2017SCALE Award Criteria Tender Response FormSCALE Award criteria response Form48.69 KB14
27/11/2017SCALE Pricing ProformaSCALE Pricing Proforma40.50 KB10
27/11/2017SCALE Forms for SignatureSCALE Forms for Signature45.50 KB8
27/11/2017SCALE Fair Work PracticesSCALE Fair Work Practices41.50 KB8
27/11/2017SCALE Terms and ConditionsSCALE Terms and Conditions230.45 KB6
27/11/2017HIE Conflicts of Interest PolicyHIE Conflicts of Interest Policy363.91 KB9
27/11/2017SCALE ESPDSCALE ESPD110.44 KB10

Replaced Documents

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