Services - 104265-2017

21/03/2017    S56    - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Salford: Education and training services

2017/S 056-104265

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
NHS Shared Business Services Ltd (NHS SBS)
05280446
Halyard Court, Chandlers Point, 31 Broadway
Salford
M50 2UW
United Kingdom
Contact person: Greg Reide
Telephone: +44 1612123701
E-mail: greg_reide@nhs.net
NUTS code: UKD3

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.nhssbs.nhs.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://nhssbs.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/39

I.2)Information about 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://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=19305&B=NHSSBS
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=19305&B=NHSSBS
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 Sopra 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.

Reference number: 269969
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. Apprenticeship Training Services means the provision of Apprenticeship Frameworks and Apprenticeship Standards.

The Services to which this Procurement relates fall within Schedule 3 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (the ‘Regulations’). As such, the procurement of the Services is being run as a bespoke competition to establish a Framework. The CCG does not intend to hold itself bound by any of the Regulations, save those applicable to Schedule 3 services. This opportunity is also being advertised on Contracts Finder.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000 000.00 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)
80000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKK
NUTS code: UKJ
NUTS code: UKI
NUTS code: UKH
NUTS code: UKG
NUTS code: UKF
NUTS code: UKE
NUTS code: UKD
NUTS code: UKC
Main site or place of performance:

All regions of England.

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

II.2.6)Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 2 000 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement
Duration in months: 48
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 Services to which this Procurement relates fall within Schedule 3 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (the ‘Regulations’). As such, the procurement of the Services is being run as a bespoke, single-stage application process akin to the Open Procedure. The CCG does not intend to hold itself bound by any of the Regulations, save those applicable to Schedule 3 services.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
List and brief description of rules and criteria:

Organisations must be listed on the Skills Funding Agency's Register of Apprenticeship Training Providers in order to be considered for entry to the framework.

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)Form of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:

The Framework will be unlimited in that no limit will be placed on the number of Providers being appointed to the Framework.

NHS SBS may re-advertise and open further procurement processes to invite additional providers to be appointed to the Framework.

Contracts may be awarded through either Direct Award or Further Competition.

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 / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest
Date: 13/04/2017
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English

Section VI: Complementary information

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

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

Please see Appendix B to Document 2b — Framework Agreement for a full list of organisations who may use the framework agreement.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
High Court of England and Wales
Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
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:
17/03/2017