Services - 45370-2016

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10/02/2016    S28

United Kingdom-Croydon: Training services

2016/S 028-045370

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: Pension Protection Fund
Postal address: Renaissance, 12 Dingwall Road
Town: Croydon
Postal code: CR0 2NA
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: Commercial Services
Telephone: +44 8456002541

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.3)Main activity
General public services
Economic and financial affairs
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
PIN (Prior Information Notice) for Coaching Services. The Board of the Pension Protection Fund (the Board) is embarking on a programme of development activity to increase management capability. To support this programme the Board wishes to make increased use of a coaching approach. This PIN is to: 1. Gather information to inform the business requirements; 2. Give suppliers, who might be interested in this requirement, early notice of our intention to move to procure these services, subject to internal approvals; 3. Assess potential market interest in bidding for this project. If you are interested in helping us with this work please respond by the date specified on our eSourcing Portal Bravo Solution. This is Not a call for competition.

Instructions: How to Express Interest in this PIN: 1. Register your company on the eSourcing portal (this is only required once) — Browse to the eSourcing Portal: and click the link to register — Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘continue’ — Enter your correct business and user details — Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete — You will shortly receive an email with your unique password (please keep this secure); 2. Express an Interest in the PIN — Login to the portal with the username/password — Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier) — Click on the relevant PQQ to access the content — Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page — This will move the PQQ into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only) — You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box; 3. Responding to the Tender — Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining) — You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification — Note the deadline for completion, then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the PQQ — You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page.

II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
II.3)Information on framework agreement
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: yes
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
The Board of the Pension Protection Fund (the Board) is embarking on a programme of development activity to increase management capability. This is a long-term initiative as the Board continues to realise its ambition of being a high performing customer focused financial institution (CFFI). To support this programme the Board wishes to make increased use of a coaching approach by placing more emphasis on managers using coaching skills to develop their teams thereby improving performance; additionally, the Board wishes to increase its employees' experience of and exposure to coaching.
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

80500000 Training services, 80500000 Training services, 80511000 Staff training services, 80510000 Specialist training services, 80570000 Personal development training services

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.8)Additional information:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: