United Kingdom-Salford: Education and training services

Agency: TED
State:
Level of Government: State & Local
Category:
  • U - Education and Training Services
Opps ID: NBD00003259648295755
Posted Date: Oct 4, 2017
Due Date: Oct 16, 2017
Solicitation No: 389173-2017
Source: Members Only
04/10/2017 S190 - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure

United Kingdom-Salford: Education and training services

2017/S 190-389173

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses
NHS Shared Business Services
Salford
M15 5LL
United Kingdom
Contact person: Christopher Robson
Telephone: +44 1612122420
E-mail: christopher_robson@nhs.net
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://www.sbs.nhs.uk/suppliers-proc

I.2) Joint procurement
I.3) Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://nhssbs.eu-supply.com/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Other type: joint venture between the Department of Health and Steria
I.5) Main activity
Health

Section II: Object

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

Provision of Apprenticeship Training Services across England.

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

NHS Shared Business Services is establishing a framework agreement for the provision of Apprenticeship Training Services to Public Bodies who pay the Apprenticeship Levy. This is the third opportunity for organisations to apply to join the framework.

Apprenticeship Training Services means the provision of Apprenticeship Frameworks and Apprenticeship Standards.

NHS Shared Business Services (SBS) wishes to establish a Framework Agreement (acting on behalf of its clients) for use by the following UK bodies (and any future successors to these organisations) subject to the approval of NHS SBS:

Public sector bodies, including any statutory and other successor organisations to any of the foregoing and in addition any other commissioners (whether alone or jointly with any other organisation), providers and regulators of NHS funded (either in whole or in part) services including practice based commissioning consortia, general practice commissioning consortia, the National Commissioning Board (and all sub national offices including any body obtaining new membership to NHS Shared Business Services Ltd).

II.1.5) Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 200 000 000.00 GBP
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: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Nationwide agreement.

II.2.4) Description of the procurement:

NHS Shared Business Services is establishing a framework agreement for the provision of Apprenticeship Training Services to Public Bodies who pay the Apprenticeship Levy. This is the third opportunity for organisations to apply to join the framework.

Apprenticeship Training Services means the provision of Apprenticeship Frameworks and Apprenticeship Standards.

NHS Shared Business Services (SBS) wishes to establish a Framework Agreement (acting on behalf of its clients) for use by the following UK bodies (and any future successors to these organisations) subject to the approval of NHS SBS:

Public sector bodies, including any statutory and other successor organisations to any of the foregoing and in addition any other commissioners (whether alone or jointly with any other organisation), providers and regulators of NHS funded (either in whole or in part) services including practice based commissioning consortia, general practice commissioning consortia, the National Commissioning Board (and all sub national offices including any body obtaining new membership to NHS Shared Business Services Ltd).

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
Value excluding VAT: 200 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
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

The duration referenced in Section II 1.4) is for the placing of orders.

The value provided in Section II 1.4) is only an estimate. We cannot guarantee to successful suppliers any business through this framework agreement. Spend and volumes may vary throughout the life of the framework agreement from the anticipated levels given in this notice. The framework will be for the benefit of Public sector.

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 see tender documentation.

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.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:

Please see tender documentation.

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.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 999
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: no
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: 16/10/2017
Local time: 16:00
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
Duration in months: 48 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 16/10/2017
Local time: 16:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

Approximately every 3 months.

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
VI.3) Additional information:

The duration referenced in Section II.1.4) is for the placing of orders.

The value provided in Section II.1.4) is only an estimate. We cannot guarantee to successful suppliers any business through this framework agreement. Spend and volumes may vary throughout the life of the framework agreement from the anticipated levels given in this notice.

The framework will be for the benefit of Public sector bodies, including any statutory and other successor organisations to any of the foregoing and in addition any other commissioners (whether alone of jointly with any other organisation), providers and regulators of NHS funded (either in whole or in part) services including practice based commissioning consortia, general practice commissioning consortia, NHS England (and all sub national offices including anybody obtaining new membership to NHS Shared Business Services Ltd).

VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body
NHS Shared Business Services
Salford
M50 5YR
United Kingdom
VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3) Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Unsuccessful bidders can seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Such information should be requested from NHS SBS. If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved 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). Any such action must be brought promptly.

VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice:
29/09/2017
TI Title United Kingdom-Salford: Education and training services
ND Document number 389173-2017
PD Publication date 04/10/2017
OJ OJ S 190
TW Place SALFORD
AU Authority name NHS Shared Business Services
OL Original language EN
HD Heading - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure
CY Country UK
AA Type of authority 8 - Other
HA EU Institution -
DS Document sent 29/09/2017
DT Deadline 16/10/2017
NC Contract 4 - Services
PR Procedure 1 - Open procedure
TD Document 3 - Contract notice
RP Regulation 4 - European Union
PC CPV code 80000000 - Education and training services
OC Original CPV code 80000000 - Education and training services
RC NUTS code UK
IA Internet address (URL) https://www.sbs.nhs.uk/suppliers-proc
DI Directive Public procurement Directive 2014/24/EU

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