Services - 607617-2019

20/12/2019    S246

United Kingdom-London: Education and training services

2019/S 246-607617

Contract notice – utilities

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/25/EU

Section I: Contracting entity

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Network Rail Infrastructure Ltd
Postal address: 1 Eversholt Street
Town: London
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: NW1 2DN
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: Mark.Edwards4@networkrail.co.uk
Telephone: +44 1908781000

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://networkrail.bravosolution.co.uk/esop/guest/go/opportunity/detail?opportunityId=43350

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://networkrail.bravosolution.co.uk/esop/guest/go/opportunity/detail?opportunityId=43350
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://networkrail.bravosolution.co.uk/esop/guest/go/opportunity/detail?opportunityId=43350
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.6)Main activity
Railway services

Section II: Object

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

Training Analysis and Design and Materials Development Dynamic Purchasing System

Reference number: Project 17938
II.1.2)Main CPV code
80000000 Education and training services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Network Rail (NR) intends to use a dynamic purchasing system (DPS) as a non-exclusive sourcing vehicle for training analysis and design and materials development services. The DPS shall operate with 3 main categories:

— Category 1: Analysis and Design,

— Category 2: Materials Development, and

— Category 3: End to End Analysis and Design and Materials Development.

The DPS shall operate for an initial term of 4 years (48 months), with an option to extend the term for a further 2 years (24 months) on either a 12 month + 12 month basis, or a consecutive 24 months basis. Providers may apply to joint the DPS at any time over the duration of the DPS duration.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 25 870 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

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II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Analysis and Design

Lot No: Category 1
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80000000 Education and training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This category is concerned with understanding our equipment, systems, processes and job roles, identifying how people are impacted by something new and how best to support them to do their role. Learning needs analysis forms the foundation of Network Rail’s work and provides the data to determine what our people’s learning and development requirements are.

The provision of role and task analysis is also key in order to determine and evidence Network Rail employees learning and development needs in a specific scenario. This analysis informs the Network Rail training design.

Key Analysis and Design areas are:

— learning needs analysis,

— learning solution design, and

— standards and quality assurance.

There shall be no limit on the number of providers admitted to this category.

The scope of services, contract and relevant supporting documents in respect of this category and the DPS can be found within the procurement documents available via the opportunities listing at: https://networkrail.bravosolution.co.uk

The estimated maximum total value of this category over the initial DPS duration (48 months) is 2 750 000 GBP (+ 138 000 GBP + 138 000 GBP if the optional term is used).

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
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial term is 48 months, with an option to extend on a 12 month + 12 month basis, or in a 24 month consecutive bloc. This is subject to the provisions within the Utilities Contracts Regulations (UCR) 2016.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

Materials Development

Lot No: Category 2
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80000000 Education and training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This category is concerned with the development of training materials in accordance with analysis and design outputs. Development can take different forms depending on the requirements of the customer, each requiring specific skillsets. Embracing a ‘blended learning’ approach, skillsets are identified as follows:

— learning solution design,

— *learning solutions and product development,

— stakeholder management, and

— standards and quality assurance.

*This includes (but is not limited to) the design, production and testing of eLearning products, augmented reality products, physical learning, 2D and 3D animations, graphics.

— digital assets (e.g. app development, mobile training development, video, photography, graphic design), computer based simulation and virtual reality (VR), and

— telecommunications – e.g. design, development and delivery of occupational telecom training solutions for new specific telecommunications training solutions. Namely for IP data, IP voice (fixed), GSMr mobile, IP security and IP Station information and security systems to the UK railway.

Network Rail is keen to develop partnership relationships with those suppliers deemed to possess the capability to provide solutions to support large technological type programmes.

The scope of services, contract and relevant supporting documents in respect of this category and the DPS can be found within the procurement documents available via the opportunities listing at: https://networkrail.bravosolution.co.uk

The estimated maximum total value of this category over the initial DPS duration (48 months) is 9 263 000 GBP (+ 463 000 GBP + 463 000 GBP if the optional term is used).

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: 9 263 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial term is 48 months, with an option to extend on a 12 month + 12 month basis, or in a 24 month consecutive bloc. This is subject to the provisions within the Utilities Contracts Regulations (UCR) 2016.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:

End to End Analysis and Design and Materials Development

Lot No: Category 3
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
80000000 Education and training services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

This category is concerned with the provision of end-to-end analysis and design and materials development, namely:

— Analysis and Design,

— learning needs analysis,

— learning solution design,

— learning solution development, and

— end to end project/programme support, and

— business change.

This end-to-end service embraces a ‘Blended’ learning approach across all media and platforms, aiming to bring impact in an engaging, connected and efficient way. Learning solution and product development includes (but is not limited to):

Design, production and testing of eLearning products, augmented reality products, physical learning, 2D and 3D animations, graphics, digital assets (e.g. app development, mobile training development, video, photography, graphic design), computer-based simulation and virtual reality (VR).

There shall be no limit on the number of providers admitted to this category.

The scope of services, contract and relevant supporting documents in respect of this category and the DPS can be found within the procurement documents available via the opportunities listing at:

https://networkrail.bravosolution.co.uk

The estimated maximum total value of this category over the initial DPS duration (48 months) is 11 500 000 GBP (+ 575 000 GBP + 575 000 GBP if the optional term is used).

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: 11 500 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The initial term is 48 months, with an option to extend on a 12 month + 12 month basis, or in a 24 month consecutive bloc. This is subject to the provisions within the Utilities Contracts Regulations (UCR) 2016.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.1.6)Deposits and guarantees required:
III.1.7)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.1.8)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:
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)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the setting up of a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction will be used
Additional information about electronic auction:

NR reserves the right to use electronic auctions where deemed appropriate and suitable.

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: no
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
Notice number in the OJ S: 2019/S 106-258911
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 17/01/2020
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: The High Court
Postal address: Rolls Building, 7 Rolls Buildings, Fetter Lane
Town: London
Country: 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:
18/12/2019