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Title: Scottish Toolkit for Fair Access
Published by: Scottish Funding Council
Publication Date: 28/11/2017
Deadline Date: Cancelled
Deadline Time:
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice (below OJEU threshold or call offs of any value)
Has Documents: Yes
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: 1 The Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council (the "SFC")on behalf of the Commissioner for Fair Access invites tenders for the development of a Scottish Toolkit for Fair Access
CPV: 80400000, 80400000.

Contract Notice (below OJEU threshold)

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Scottish Funding Council

Apex 2, 97 Haymarket Terrace

Edinburgh

EH12 5HD

UK

Contact person: Kevin Nicholls

Telephone: +44 1313136500

E-mail: knicholls@sfc.ac.uk

Fax: +44 1313136501

NUTS: UKM75

Internet address(es)

Main address: www.sfc.ac.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00381

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:

https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Other: NDPB

I.5) Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Scottish Toolkit for Fair Access

Reference number: 04/2017

II.1.2) Main CPV code

80400000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

1 The Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council (the "SFC")on behalf of the Commissioner for Fair Access invites tenders for the development of a Scottish Toolkit for Fair Access

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 75 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

80400000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

1 The Scottish Further and Higher Education Funding Council (the "SFC")on behalf of the Commissioner for Fair Access invites tenders for the development of a Scottish Toolkit for Fair Access

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality of proposed approach, methods and understanding of evaluation / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Demonstrated experience of delivering similar projects and outputs / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Demonstrated experience of delivering accessible outputs in plain English / Weighting: 20

Quality criterion: Demonstrated understanding of HE sector and access issues / Weighting: 10

Price / Weighting:  30

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 75 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 15/01/2018

End: 29/05/2020

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: 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.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

Please refer to the Tender document

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Please refer to the Tender document


III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Please refer to the Tender document


III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.1) Information about a particular profession

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

See Tender document

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: 22/12/2017

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: 22/12/2017

Local time: 14:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

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=520769.

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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.

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VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Scottish Funding Council

Apex 2, 97 Haymarket Terrace

Edinburgh

EH12 5HD

UK

Telephone: +44 1313136500

Fax: +44 1313136501

Internet address(es)

URL: www.sfc.ac.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

28/11/2017


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
DateDetails
26/01/2018 09:38Notice Cancelled

This notice has been cancelled. The original deadline date of 22/12/2017 is no longer applicable.

No contract awarded - Tender to be re-issued.
Main Contact: knicholls@sfc.ac.uk
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
179999other EducationEducation
171000Services - EducationEducation

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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Current Documents

CreatedNameDescriptionSizeDownloads
28/11/2017 ITT Toolkit Final Nov17 FINAL Invitation to Tender234.50 KB67
28/11/2017 Toolkit_LearnerJourney_Tender Learner Journey Pdf33.46 KB46
28/11/2017 SFC_Goods_and_Services_Agreement_Terms_and_Conditions SFC Goods and Services Terms and Conditions219.90 KB28

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