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Notice Summary

UK-Worcester: Facilities Management Soft Services (PIN)
GB003ZM303241
Place Partnership Ltd on behalf of Worcestershire County Council
23 July 2019
02 September 2019
Contract Notice - Other
Yes

Notice Abstract

The Awarding Authority are seeking to enter into a five-year partnership with innovative partners who can offer significant added value to provide Soft FM Services for its Clients. They must also be prepared to have effective collaboration with the Hard FM providers and the Estates & Facilities Management Teams. This document has been issued by Place Partnership Limited which is at an early stage of developing a procurement strategy for Soft Facilities Management Services (Soft FM) Framework. Any participation in a future tender exercise will not be prejudiced should your company respond or decide not to complete this document, nor is the completion of this document a guarantee of invitation to participate in a future tendering exercise. The new approach to Soft FM services is of strategic importance to Place Partnership and is keen to build close partnerships with its delivery partners in order to more robustly demonstrate quality, social value, best practice at an affordable cost to our clients. The contract agreement will be for an initial 5-year term, with the option to extend for a further 1 year. This long term commitment should go a long distance to engender a strong partnering ethos that we are ultimately aiming to achieve. The precise form, structure, scope and duration of the proposed procurement opportunity are still to be determined by Place Partnership. Place Partnership plans to hold a market engagement day this will be an open forum to discuss the upcoming procurement. Further details will be provided on the portal and on Twitter @Place_Part and www.placepartnership.co.uk Place Partnership are engaging with the market to obtain views and opinions prior to the pre-market event as such we have published a small questionnaire seeking the industry’s views the questionnaire attached to this notice is voluntary and confidential all completed questionnaires should be submitted by 17:00 on Friday 23rd August 2019 This document should be returned via the messaging section of the e-tendering portal www.in-tendhost.co.uk/placepartnership This notice gives prior information of a procurement process that will establish a Soft Services FM Framework in 3 lots: Soft FM (Cleaning, Catering, Concierge Services etc.) Security (Manned & Mobile) Waste Management (Commercial & Hazardous) The intent is to brief suppliers on the proposed new integrated Soft Services Facilities Management framework; how the new framework will support Place Partnership and it's clients. The objective is to offer a fully compliant high quality professional facility management service capable of delivering most property related requirements to the many public sector clients who currently do not have the right arrangements in place. The framework is due to launch April 2020. The objective is to offer existing and new Place Partnership public sector clients a fully compliant framework that has the necessary skills, experience and resource to successfully participate in the framework. Call-off will be by direct award or mini-competition. The client will select the scope of services which may include all or part of Soft FM Services. It is anticipated that the supplier will be required to pay an annual framework charge of £1,500 GBP plus a levy of 2.5 % on all fees charged subject to market feedback. Social importance identifying the needs of individuals and considering their well-being covering a wide range of issues from employment, education and training for staff, and opportunities for apprenticeships and work experience, through to social inclusion and eradicating poverty [e.g. community engagement, opportunities to reduce unemployment and promoting the Living Wage as a minimum]. Economic importance of stable economic growth, which may mean working within the capacity of the natural environment, adopting measures from fair and rewarding employment through to competitiveness and trade [e.g. fair business and employment practices, local econ

Notice Details

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL

SERVICES

1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address


Place Partnership Ltd on behalf of Worcestershire County Council

N/A

Worcester


UK

Kim James

N/A


N/A

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained

As in 1.1

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:

As in 1.1

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Facilities Management Soft Services (PIN)

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The Awarding Authority are seeking to enter into a five-year partnership with innovative partners who can offer significant added value to provide Soft FM Services for its Clients. They must also be prepared to have effective collaboration with the Hard FM providers and the Estates & Facilities Management Teams.

This document has been issued by Place Partnership Limited which is at an early stage of developing a procurement strategy for Soft Facilities Management Services (Soft FM) Framework. Any participation in a future tender exercise will not be prejudiced should your company respond or decide not to complete this document, nor is the completion of this document a guarantee of invitation to participate in a future tendering exercise.

The new approach to Soft FM services is of strategic importance to Place Partnership and is keen to build close partnerships with its delivery partners in order to more robustly demonstrate quality, social value, best practice at an affordable cost to our clients.

The contract agreement will be for an initial 5-year term, with the option to extend for a further 1 year.

This long term commitment should go a long distance to engender a strong partnering ethos that we are ultimately aiming to achieve.

The precise form, structure, scope and duration of the proposed procurement opportunity are still to be determined by Place Partnership.

Place Partnership plans to hold a market engagement day this will be an open forum to discuss the upcoming procurement. Further details will be provided on the portal and on Twitter @Place_Part and www.placepartnership.co.uk

Place Partnership are engaging with the market to obtain views and opinions prior to the pre-market event as such we have published a small questionnaire seeking the industry’s views the questionnaire attached to this notice is voluntary and confidential all completed questionnaires should be submitted by 17:00 on Friday 23rd August 2019

This document should be returned via the messaging section of the e-tendering portal www.in-tendhost.co.uk/placepartnership

This notice gives prior information of a procurement process that will establish a Soft Services FM Framework in 3 lots:

Soft FM (Cleaning, Catering, Concierge Services etc.) Security (Manned & Mobile) Waste Management (Commercial & Hazardous)

The intent is to brief suppliers on the proposed new integrated Soft Services Facilities Management framework; how the new framework will support Place Partnership and it's clients. The objective is to offer a fully compliant high quality professional facility management service capable of delivering most property related requirements to the many public sector clients who currently do not have the right arrangements in place.

The framework is due to launch April 2020.

The objective is to offer existing and new Place Partnership public sector clients a fully compliant framework that has the necessary skills, experience and resource to successfully participate in the framework.

Call-off will be by direct award or mini-competition. The client will select the scope of services which may include all or part of Soft FM Services.

It is anticipated that the supplier will be required to pay an annual framework charge of £1,500 GBP plus a levy of 2.5 % on all fees charged subject to market feedback.

Social importance identifying the needs of individuals and considering their well-being covering a wide range of issues from employment, education and training for staff, and opportunities for apprenticeships and work experience, through to social inclusion and eradicating poverty [e.g. community engagement, opportunities to reduce unemployment and promoting the Living Wage as a minimum].

Economic importance of stable economic growth, which may mean working within the capacity of the natural environment, adopting measures from fair and rewarding employment through to competitiveness and trade [e.g. fair business and employment practices, local economic multiplier effects].

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

Contract Start : 01 April 2020

Contract End : 31 March 2024

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

The procedure type is unknown.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

PPL00000102

4.3

Time Limits

   02-09-2019  Time 16:00

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

Please visit the following portal to view this notice:

https://in-tendhost.co.uk/placepartnership/aspx/ProjectManage/102

Date documents can be requested until: 02 Sep 2019 at 16:00 hrs

(MT Ref:303241)

5.2

Additional Documentation

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 22-07-2019