Services - 76914-2018

20/02/2018    S35    - - Services - Contract award notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Belfast: Market research services

2018/S 035-076914

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Department for the Economy
Adelaide House
Belfast
United Kingdom
E-mail: theresa.conway@finance-ni.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
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:

DfE — Value for Money Review of Further Education Colleges in Northern Ireland

II.1.2)Main CPV code
79310000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Department for the Economy (DfE), wishes to appoint a Contractor to carry out a Value for Money (VfM) review of Further Education (FE) Colleges in Northern Ireland (NI). The main purpose of this review will be to benchmark the performance of the services and functions provided in all six NI FE Colleges in comparison to FE Colleges in other UK regions and the Republic of Ireland (ROI).

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 75 900.00 GBP
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
73000000
73110000
73200000
73210000
73400000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Department for the Economy (DfE), wishes to appoint a Contractor to carry out a Value for Money (VfM) review of Further Education (FE) Colleges in Northern Ireland (NI). The main purpose of this review will be to benchmark the performance of the services and functions provided in all six NI FE Colleges in comparison to FE Colleges in other UK regions and the Republic of Ireland (ROI).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Qualitative Criteria / Weighting: 60
Cost criterion - Name: Quantitative Criteria / Weighting: 40
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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 IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
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.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract

Contract No: 1
Title:

Contract

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
07/02/2018
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 2
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Tribal Group PLC
Kings Orchard
Bristol
BS2 0HQ
United Kingdom
E-mail: qasbids@tribalgroup.com
NUTS code: UK

Internet address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 75 900.00 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
UK
UK
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:
19/02/2018