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Services - 406367-2016

18/11/2016    S223

United Kingdom-Leicester: Specialist training services

2016/S 223-406367

Prior information notice

This notice aims at reducing time limits for receipt of tenders

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: ESPO
Postal address: Barnsdale Way, Grove Park, Enderby
Town: Leicester
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: LE19 1ES
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Kate Richardson
E-mail: tenders@espo.org
Telephone: +44 1162944075
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.espo.org/
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: www.eastmidstenders.org
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.eastmidstenders.org
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: local authority services

Section II: Object

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

383_17 Managed Training Services.

Reference number: 383_17
II.1.2)Main CPV code
80510000 Specialist training services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

ESPO is seeking to establish a framework agreement for the provision of managed training services. The successful Managed Training Provider/s (MSP) will be responsible for the facilitation, administration and sourcing of a variety of customer training requirements. The key aim of the framework will be to promote efficiencies and cost savings, as well as providing the customer with greater visibility of their training spend profile.

To express an interest: (a) Go to www.eastmidstenders.org, (b) Register (c) Search for tender opportunity ‘383_17’, (d) Express an interest.

Please note this is a Prior Information Notice and tender documentation is not available yet.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 100 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

383_17 Managed Training Services

Lot No: 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79420000 Management-related services
80000000 Education and training services
80400000 Adult and other education services
80420000 E-learning services
80500000 Training services
80520000 Training facilities
80521000 Training programme services
80530000 Vocational training services
80531000 Industrial and technical training services
80532000 Management training services
80570000 Personal development training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

ESPO is seeking to establish a framework agreement for the provision of managed training services. The successful Managed Training Provider/s (MSP) will be responsible for the facilitation, administration and sourcing of a variety of customer training requirements. The key aim of the framework will be to promote efficiencies and cost savings, as well as providing the customer with greater visibility of their training spend profile.

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: 100 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Start: 01/08/2017
End: 31/07/2019
II.2.10)Information about variants
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The framework agreement will have the option to extend for up to a further 24 months. The total estimated value stated in Section II.1.5 includes the option period.

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
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
03/04/2017

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
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
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.2.5)Scheduled date for start of award procedures:

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

As a Central Purchasing Body as defined by the EU Procurement Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council, the Framework Agreement is open for use by the following classifications of user throughout all administrative regions of the UK: Local Authority Councils; Educational Establishments (including Academies); Central Government Departments and Agencies and Local Government Departments and Agencies; Police, Fire & Rescue and Coastguard Emergency Services; NHS and HSC Bodies, including Ambulance Services; Registered Charities; Registered Social Landlords; Any Public Body established by or under the Scotland Act 1998 or any Act of the Scottish Parliament. Full details of the classification of end user establishments and geographical areas is available on: http://www.espo.org/About-us-%281%29/FAQs/Legal. An eAuction process may be used to award subsequent call off contracts following the reopening of competition among the parties to the Framework Agreement.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: ESPO
Postal address: Barnsdale Way, Grove park
Town: Leicester
Postal code: LE19 3EJ
Country: United Kingdom
Internet address: www.espo.org
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
16/11/2016