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Bridgend County Borough Council as lead body for the Resilient Economy- Local Supply Chains project is seeking to appoint an appropriate Service Provider to deliver a comprehensive programme of work with small, new and hard-to-reach producers of ...

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Bridgend County Borough Council
Procurement Unit, Civic Offices, Angel Street
Bridgend
CF31 4WB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1656642596
E-mail:
NUTS code: UKL17

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.bridgend.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0417

I.2)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: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Management of the Regional Resilient Economy - Local Supply Chains Project.

Reference number: B501/17
II.1.2)Main CPV code
79410000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Bridgend County Borough Council as lead body for the Resilient Economy- Local Supply Chains project is seeking to appoint an appropriate Service Provider to deliver a comprehensive programme of work with small, new and hard-to-reach producers of land-based goods. The Service Provider will facilitate engagement and other types of support for those producers to increase participation, maximise economies of scale and increase opportunities; deliver or commission market research and communications activities; develop robust action plans and business cases and submit well evidenced funding applications for a range of co-operation projects. The programme will operate in the Rural Development Programme areas of Bridgend, Caerphilly and Blaenau Gwent, Cwm Taf (Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf), Vale of Usk (Monmouthshire and Newport), Neath Port Talbot, Powys, Torfaen and the Vale of Glamorgan.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 553 000.00 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)
79411100
79000000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKL17
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Bridgend County Borough Council as lead body for the Resilient Economy- Local Supply Chains project is seeking to appoint an appropriate Service Provider to deliver a comprehensive programme of work with small, new and hard-to-reach producers of land-based goods. The Service Provider will facilitate engagement and other types of support for those producers to increase participation, maximise economies of scale and increase opportunities; deliver or commission market research and communications activities; develop robust action plans and business cases and submit well evidenced funding applications for a range of co-operation projects. The programme will operate in the Rural Development Programme areas of Bridgend, Caerphilly and Blaenau Gwent, Cwm Taf (Merthyr Tydfil and Rhondda Cynon Taf), Vale of Usk (Monmouthshire and Newport), Neath Port Talbot, Powys, Torfaen and the Vale of Glamorgan.

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
Start: 01/09/2017
End: 30/09/2019
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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: yes
Identification of the project: Gvdfgvx.
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
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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

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: 26/06/2017
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
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 27/07/2017
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Bridgend Council Offices, Angel Street, Bridgend.

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:

Note: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=66910

(WA Ref: 66910).

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Bridgend County Borough Council
Procurement Unit, Civic Offices, Angel Street
Bridgend
CF31 4WB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1656642596
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:
24/05/2017