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Provision of a Business Support Function for the Association of Directors of Social Services Cymru (ADSSC).

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Torfaen County Borough Council
Civic Centre, Pontypool
Torfaen
NP4 6YB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1495762200
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKL

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.torfaen.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0498

I.2)Joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/Account/Login
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://supplierlive.proactisp2p.com/Account/Login
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
Social protection

Section II: Object

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

Provision of a Business Support Function for the Association of Directors of Social Services Cymru.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
85321000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Provision of a Business Support Function for the Association of Directors of Social Services Cymru (ADSSC).

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 510 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
75112100
75122000
75112000
79400000
85312310
98000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKL
Main site or place of performance:

Wales.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Torfaen County Borough Council is setting up a contract on behalf of ADSS Cymru for the provision of a Business Support Function. The aim of this service at all times will be to provide a fully functioning Business Support Service to ADSS Cymru to include general Secretariat support, communication, facilitating conferences, project management and supporting governance arrangements.

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: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Option to extend for further periods of up to 3 years in total.

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.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
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
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

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.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
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.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 14/04/2017
Local time: 12:00
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, Welsh
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 6 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 14/04/2017
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Electronically.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

The contracting authority will be Torfaen County Borough Council, however, the contract is being managed on behalf of ADSS Cymru which comprises Directors and Senior Social Services Managers working in Local Government in Wales. Full details of ADSS Cymru can be found at: www.adsscymru.org.uk

You are welcome to submit your application in English or in Welsh, each application will be treated equally.

(WA Ref:63948).

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Torfaen County Borough Council
Civic Centre, Pontypool
Torfaen
NP4 6YB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1495762200

Internet address:www.torfaen.gov.uk

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:
13/03/2017