United Kingdom-Maidstone: Business and management consultancy and related services

Agency: TED
State:
Level of Government: State & Local
Category:
  • R - Professional, Administrative and Management Support Services
Opps ID: NBD00003516403249989
Posted Date: Oct 6, 2017
Due Date: Nov 2, 2017
Solicitation No: 393714-2017
Source: Members Only
06/10/2017 S192 - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure

United Kingdom-Maidstone: Business and management consultancy and related services

2017/S 192-393714

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses
Kent County Council
County Hall
Maidstone
ME14 1XQ
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mr Paul Richardson
E-mail: Procurement.CLI@kent.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKJ4

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.kent.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.kent.gov.uk

I.2) Joint procurement
I.3) Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.kentbusinessportal.org.uk
I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5) Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

SS17034 ? Equity Investments.

Reference number: DN289068
II.1.2) Main CPV code
79400000 - AA01
II.1.3) Type of contract
Services
II.1.4) Short description:

This requirement is for an Equity Investments service for Kent County Council in a Portfolio of Local Organisations.

This Tender is a re-Procurement for a Provider of an existing service, to Supply, Purchase, Monitor and Manage Equity Investments in a Portfolio of Organisations and deliver on going sustainable income from these investments.

This opportunity is being offered via an open procurement process, with a Selection and Award stage. Failure to achieve a Pass will result in Exclusion from the process.

During this contract period it may be necessary to revise and vary aspects of this contract, for example: an expansion or reduction of the scope, practises, reporting, Legal requirements and funding aspects.

The contract is anticipated to commence upon the 27.11.2017 and will continue for a period of 3 years, made up of a 2 year initial period and an option for a 1 year extension.

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: UKJ4
II.2.4) Description of the procurement:

This requirement is for an Equity Investments service for Kent County Council in a Portfolio of Local Organisations.

This Tender is a re-Procurement for a Provider of an existing service, to Supply, Purchase, Monitor and Manage Equity Investments in a Portfolio of Organisations and deliver on going sustainable income from these investments.

This opportunity is being offered via an open procurement process, with a Selection and Award stage. The Selection stage, stage (1) will comprise of e.g. Mandatory, Discretionary, Financial, Capacity, Experience and Health & Safety Questions. Potential Providers may be rejected at this stage. Stage two (2) will be an Award stage, which will comprise of e.g. Capability, Technical Ability and Pricing questions.

During this contract period it may be necessary to revise and vary aspects of this contract, for example: an expansion or reduction of the scope, practises, reporting, Legal requirements and funding aspects.

The contract is anticipated to commence upon the 30th September 2017 and will continue for a period of 3 years, made up of a 2 year initial period and an option for a 1 year extension, unless terminated in accordance with the Terms and Conditions of Contract, as attached to the Tender document, on the Kent Business Portal.

Background

Kent County Council (the council) is the largest county council in England covering an area of 3 500 square kilometres. It has an annual expenditure of over 900 000 000 GBP on goods and services and a population of 1 300 000. The Council provides a wide range of personal and strategic services on behalf of its residents, operating in partnership with 12 district councils and 289 parish/town councils.

Further background and technical information can be found within the tender documentation.

Expression of Interest and Tender Process

Expressions of interest will only be accepted via the Kent Business Portal. In order to submit your interest in this opportunity please select the Login and Express an Interest button located at the bottom of this page. Note that in order to successfully submit your interest you will first need to register for an account. After registration is complete and you've received your login details you should return to the advert for the opportunity and express your interest.

You will then be emailed an invitation to submit a tender. Further guidance regarding how to use this portal can be found attached to the bottom of this advert.

The Tender will remain open until: 2.11.2017 @ 10:00

Questions may be asked until: 16.10.2017

Final Clarification Questions will be answered by: 16:00 23.10.2017

Issue of Award Letters: 10.11.2017

Contract issued for signature: 20.11.2017

Questions and Communication

Please direct all questions and communication through the Kent Business Portal via the discussions facility. Further guidance can be can be found within the guide located at the bottom of this page.

Additional requirements:

? As part of the Tender response Tenderers will be required to demonstrate their ability to deliver a successful service to organisations with this requirement of the size and complexity of a County Council.

? A financial assessment will be completed by the Council as part of the Tender Mandatory requirement.

? All documentation will be issued and returned electronically, including Contract documents.

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: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.10) Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: yes
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
III.1.2) Economic and financial standing
III.1.3) Technical and professional ability
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: 02/11/2017
Local time: 10:00
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: 02/11/2017
Local time: 10:00

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:

All communications must be via the Discussion facility. Tenders will not be accepted by any other route that the Kent Business Portal

Terms and Conditions must be highlighted as accepted in the Tender Document. Clarifications can be posted via the Kent Business Portal, which may result in a variation, until the 14.9.2017.

VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body
Kent County Council
Maidstone
United Kingdom
VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3) Review procedure
VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice:
03/10/2017
TI Title United Kingdom-Maidstone: Business and management consultancy and related services
ND Document number 393714-2017
PD Publication date 06/10/2017
OJ OJ S 192
TW Place MAIDSTONE
AU Authority name Kent County Council
OL Original language EN
HD Heading - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure
CY Country UK
AA Type of authority 3 - Regional or local authority
HA EU Institution -
DS Document sent 03/10/2017
DT Deadline 02/11/2017
NC Contract 4 - Services
PR Procedure 1 - Open procedure
TD Document 3 - Contract notice
RP Regulation 5 - European Union, with participation of GPA countries
PC CPV code 79400000 - Business and management consultancy and related services
OC Original CPV code 79400000 - Business and management consultancy and related services
RC NUTS code UKJ4
IA Internet address (URL) http://www.kent.gov.uk
DI Directive Public procurement Directive 2014/24/EU

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