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Delivery of partnerships.

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Northumberland College
College Road, Northumberland
Ashington
NE63 9RG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1670841200
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKC2

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.northumberland.ac.uk

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://suppliers.multiquote.com
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
Northumberland College
College Road, Northumberland
Ashington
NE63 9RG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1670841200
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKC2

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.northumberland.ac.uk

Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://suppliers.multiquote.com
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Education

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Northumberland College - Delivery of partnerships.

Reference number: CA4106
II.1.2)Main CPV code
80000000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Delivery of partnerships.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKC2
Main site or place of performance:

Northumberland.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Northumberland College is leading on the contract for Education and Skills Funding Agency, ESFA/ESF funded activity ‘Improving the Labour Market Relevance of Education and Training Systems across the North East LEP area. As a result the College is inviting interested independent organisations to apply to be appointed as subcontractors to support the delivery of this contract.

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 12
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

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:

In the first instance, candidates should register with multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under the ‘Opportunities’ section of the multiquote.com homepage. A pre qualification questionnaire must be completed and returned (via multiquote.com) as part of the request to participate process. Candidates will need to provide as part of the request to participate process details of enrolment on professional or trade registers and details on whether bankruptcy, convictions of professional misconduct, non payment relating to social security contributions or taxes applies to the economic operator. Economic operators may be excluded from participation if any of these circumstances applies. Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in proving false or inaccurate information may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with the process.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

In the first instance, candidates should register with multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under the ‘Opportunities’ section of the multiquote.com homepage. A pre qualification questionnaire must be completed and returned (via multiquote.com) as part of the request to participate process. Candidates will need to provide as part of the request to participate process details of turnover, profit and capital and reserves for previous 2 years. Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in proving false or inaccurate information may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with the process.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Minimum Turnover: TBC GBP

Minimum Insurance Levels: 5 000 000 GBP PL and EL.

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

In the first instance, candidates should register with multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract. Contract details can be found under the ‘Opportunities’ section of the multiquote.com homepage. A pre qualification questionnaire must be completed and returned (via multiquote.com) as part of the request to participate process. Candidates will need to provide as part of the request to participate process evidence of business quality standards, accreditations, and relevant experience. Any candidate found to be guilty of serious misrepresentation in proving false or inaccurate information may be declared ineligible and not selected to continue with the process.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

As per tender.

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 10/07/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 09/07/2017
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

Section II.3) - Dates refer to the initial contract period and do not include the options of any extensions.

Section IV.3.5) - Any dates shown are an estimate.

In the first instance, candidates should register with www.multiquote.com and express an interest in the contract, full details of the contract will be available.

The Contracting Authority shall not be under any obligation to accept any tender. The Contracting Authority reserves the right to cancel the entire or parts of the tender, without such an action conferring any right to compensation on the Tenderers.

The Contracting Authority has no liability to settle any cost incurred by the tenderer as a result of the tendering procedure.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Northumberland College
College Road
Ashington
NE63 9RG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1376511411
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Northumberland College
College Road
Ashington
NE63 9RG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1376511411
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

The authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the point that information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. If an appeal regarding the award of contract has not been successfully resolved then the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by breach of the rules to take action in the High Court. Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 3 months).

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
Northumberland College
College Road
Ashington
NE63 9RG
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1376511411
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
08/06/2017