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Notice Summary

United Kingdom-Wakefield: Managing Consultancy and Professional Services
242495-2019
YPO
24 May 2019
27 June 2019
Contract Notice - Open Procedure
Yes

Notice Abstract

YPO are looking for a provider to be appointed onto a Framework Agreement for the provision of managing consultancy and professional services. The framework is designed to meet the needs of all public sector organisations which includes YPO’s internal requirements.The aim of this framework is to appoint a provider to deliver a Managed Service provision (MSP) for consultancy and professional service requirements. The managed service provider will support the delivery of consultancy projects and/or professionals into all public sector requirements.

Notice Details

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting Change entity

I.1) Name and addresses

YPO

41 Industrial Park

Wakefield

WF2 0XE

UK

Contact person: Contracts Team

Telephone: +44 1924664685

E-mail: conracts@ypo.co.uk

NUTS: UKE45

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.ypo.co.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://procontract.due-north.com

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://procontract.due-north.com


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://procontract.due-north.com


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

YPO - 000940 Managing Consultancy and Professional Services

Reference number: 000940

II.1.2) Main CPV code

79000000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

YPO are looking for a provider to be appointed onto a Framework Agreement for the provision of managing consultancy and professional services. The framework is designed to meet the needs of all public sector organisations which includes YPO’s internal requirements.

The aim of this framework is to appoint a provider to deliver a Managed Service provision (MSP) for consultancy and professional service requirements. The managed service provider will support the delivery of consultancy projects and/or professionals into all public sector requirements.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

66000000

71310000

71321300

71321400

71351200

71351210

71351220

71530000

71600000

71800000

72100000

72220000

72246000

72266000

72600000

73000000

79000000

90490000

90713000

98200000

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UK

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The aim of this framework is to appoint a provider to deliver a Managed Service provision (MSP) for consultancy and professional service requirements. The managed service provider will support the delivery of consultancy projects and/or professionals into all public sector requirements.

The solution will be structured to give a full managed service provision for a public sector organisation or for individual one-off consultancy requirements for each Contracting Authority. The MSP is delivering the Contracting Authority a consultancy/professional service.

The managed service provider must have the expertise to understand the Contracting Authority requirements to ensure the appropriate service is delivered using a consultant/professional.

Consultant/professional delivers a specific piece of work, statement of work or project over a set period of time when the skills, experience, expertise or specialist knowledge are not available within the Contracting Authority.

This can be done by an individual, consultancy agency or consultancy organisation who is employed on a fee basis, to deliver this set piece of work.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Quality / Weighting: 60 %

Price / Weighting:  40 %

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 01/10/2019

End: 30/09/2023

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

There is a possibility that this framework will be renewed after 3,5 years from the commencement date.

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:

The Framework Agreement will cover the period from 1.10.2019 until 30.9.2022 with the option to extend for an additional 12 months (subject to an annual review, incorporating price negotiations and KPI performance).

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:

Organisations must ensure that they are not in breach of any of the mandatory or discretionary exclusions contained in Regulation 57 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Please refer to the tender documentation/online tender located on our e-procurement system. The web address can be found under ‘Procurement Documents’ in ‘Communication’ section in this notice.

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

Please refer to the Framework Agreement terms and conditions located on our e-procurement system. The web address can be found under procurement Documents in ‘Communication’ section in this notice.

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement with a single operator.

Justification for any framework agreement duration exceeding 8 years:

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S:

2018/S 236-539373

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 27/06/2019

Local time: 15:00

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: 27/06/2019

Local time: 15:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: Yes

Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

There is a possibility that this framework will be renewed after 3,5 years from the commencement date.

VI.3) Additional information

YPO are purchasing on the behalf of other Contracting Authorities. Please see the below link for details: https://www.ypo.co.uk/about/customers/ojeu-permissible-users.aspx.

YPO will incorporate a standstill period at the point of notification of the award of the contract is provided to all bidders. The standstill period will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days and provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

High Court of England and Wales

London

UK

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

23/05/2019