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Services - 206425-2019

03/05/2019    S86

United Kingdom-Liverpool: Education and training services

2019/S 086-206425

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Civil Service Human Resources (CSHR) and its Agent Crown Commercial Service (CCS)
Postal address: 9th Floor, The Capital, Old Hall Street
Town: Liverpool
Postal code: L3 9PP
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3450103503
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Learning and Development

Reference number: RM6145
II.1.2)Main CPV code
80000000 Education and training services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

CSHR and CCS intend to establish a commercial vehicle(s) for learning and development services.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 300 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
75121000 Administrative educational services
79420000 Management-related services
79998000 Coaching services
80330000 Safety education services
80420000 E-learning services
80500000 Training services
80510000 Specialist training services
80520000 Training facilities
80530000 Vocational training services
80540000 Environmental training services
80550000 Safety training services
80560000 Health and first-aid training services
80570000 Personal development training services
80580000 Provision of language courses
80590000 Tutorial services
80650000 Training and simulation in aircrafts, missiles and spacecrafts
92312212 Services related to the preparation of training manuals
II.2.3)Place of performance
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The commercial vehicle(s) will deliver blended learning solutions for some or all the following (this list is not exhaustive and could be subject to change):

— a common, centralised curriculum offer across the civil service including but not limited to leadership and management, change management and personal effectiveness (eg. diversity and inclusion, and resilience and wellbeing), providing a range of products/services,

— professions/functions/specialisms including but not limited to project management, commercial skills, financial management, digital skills, “International” learning,

— learning and development consultancy services,

— executive coaching,

— support infrastructure and services which may include, administration, scheduling, bookings, venues, evaluation, management information reporting and analysis, sourcing and procurement, supply chain management and invoicing of services purchased.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The purpose of this PIN is to:

— give advance notice that CSHR working in partnership with CCS, is intending to undertake tendering exercise to set up new contracting vehicle(s) to service Central Government organisations for learning development requirements,

— gauge the market interest by identifying suppliers who would like to participate in an industry day (London venue TBC). The purpose of this day is to explain the business requirement and procurement strategy options in more detail. It will provide an opportunity for suppliers to engage, ask questions, seek feedback, and input into the contracting strategy.

If you would like to express an interest in attending, please email the address below including the subject line: “RM6145 — Industry day”, providing your contact details (name, title, company name, company address, direct contact number, email address), and contact details of any other attendee you wish to include to:

Details of the “Industry day” will be provided upon receipt of your email. Dates are 21.5.2019 and 22.5.2019.

Deadline for responses to be included in the industry day is 2:00 p.m. on Friday 17.5.2019. Please note there is a maximum number of 2 attendees per organisation. If you are unable to attend this event, but still wish to engage with CSHR/CCS on the project, please email explaining this.

Please use “RM6145 — Industry day” as the subject title on all email correspondence.

The Authority reserves the right to present the requirement in the form of separate lot(s), where it determines that this is appropriate to do so.

The lotting structure of this commercial vehicle will be determined as a result of the market engagement.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: