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Services - 539373-2018

07/12/2018    S236

United Kingdom-Wakefield: Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security

2018/S 236-539373

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: YPO
Postal address: 41 Industrial Park
Town: Wakefield
NUTS code: UKE45 Wakefield
Postal code: WF2 0XE
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Lucy Simpson
E-mail: hrsolutions@ypo.co.uk
Telephone: +44 7741843636
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.ypo.co.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: https://procontract.due-north.com
I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from another address:
Official name: YPO
Postal address: 41 Industrial Park
Town: Wakefield
NUTS code: UKE45 Wakefield
Postal code: WF2 0XE
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Lucy Simpson
E-mail: hrsolutions@ypo.co.uk
Telephone: +44 7741843636
Internet address(es):
Main address: http://www.ypo.co.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: https://procontract.due-north.com
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

YPO — 000940 HR MSP Consultancy

Reference number: 000940
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

YPO are looking at the possibility of procuring a nationwide framework for Managed Service Providers in Consultancy.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
79000000 Business services: law, marketing, consulting, recruitment, printing and security
79341000 Advertising services
79410000 Business and management consultancy services
79411000 General management consultancy services
79418000 Procurement consultancy services
79600000 Recruitment services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

YPO are a public sector buying organisation that creates frameworks for a variety of services and products. Public sector organisations can utilise our frameworks to meet their requirements.

Over the last 4 years YPO have had a framework in place for managing all consultancy services, we want to ensure that the new solution we put in place supports both YPO customers and provider. We are seeking to undertake early supplier engagement with providers to understand the key elements of the market and the need for a new nationwide Framework Agreement for managing consultancy. The Key areas we are interested in exploring are:

— managed service for consultancy — we are interested in understanding how organisations will manage all of a public sector organisations consultancy requirements, this is likely to be through a well-developed consultancy supply chain.,

— different delivery models of an MSP for consultancy.

We would like to understand how organisations could support the above services into different public sector market segments such as local authorities, emergency services, housing associations, NHS trusts, central government organisations and wider public sector organisations.

YPO are therefore looking for providers who would be interested in completing a short questionnaire and/or having a conversation with us, please register your interest by contacting us at hrsolutions@ypo.co.uk

Please note that this information is being sought without prejudice and without commitment. Should YPO decide to take this project further then this work will not be part of that process nor will the information provided be used to determine the outcome of that process. Should YPO wish to proceed any further with any supplier a formal procurement process will be followed in accordance with YPO’s contract procedure rules.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
31/05/2019

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
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:

YPO are purchasing on the behalf of other contracting authorities. Please see the below link for details: https://www.ypo.co.uk/about/customers/ojeu-permissible-users.aspx

YPO will incorporate a standstill period at the point of notification of the award of the contract is provided to all bidders. The standstill period will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, and provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
05/12/2018