United Kingdom-: Sustainable Tourism Development for Communities

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Tile United Kingdom-: Sustainable Tourism Development for Communities
Scotland (Non OJEU) JAN342744
Type Invitation to tender
Date Published 2019-01-22
Deadline 2019-02-12 00:00:00
Nature Of Contract Not specified
Awarding Authority
Awarding Criteria

Description :
Contract Notice (below OJEU threshold)
Section I: Contracting Change authority
I.1) Name and addresses
Highlands and Islands Enterprise
An Lòchran, 10 Inverness Campus
Telephone: +44 1463245245
E-mail: hieprocurement@hient.co.uk
Internet address(es)
Main address: http://www.hie.co.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00313

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:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:
I.4) Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local agency/office
I.5) Main activity
Economic and financial affairs
Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
II.1.1) Title
Sustainable Tourism Development for Communities
Reference number: COT139
II.1.2) Main CPV code
  II.1.3) Type of contract
II.1.4) Short description
It is expected that these services will be required from March 2019 for an initial period of 2 years, unless terminated in accordance with the provisions of the Contract.
The 2 year budget currently available to deliver this service is between 85,000 GBP and 115,000 GBP (excluding VAT), to include delivery of a cohort in the South of Scotland.
II.1.5) Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 115 000.00 GBP
II.1.6) Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description
II.2.3) Place of performance
NUTS code:

Main site or place of performance:
II.2.4) Description of the procurement
HIE requires a suitably qualified and experienced supplier to provide the following requirements, whilst offering best value in the expenditure of public funds.
Phase 1: Design and Build of a learning programme - Market trends and Information:Partnership working:
Learning journeys and international best practice: Marketing your offering
Phase 2 Management and Delivery
Following agreement by the HIE Project Team of the module content and learning outcomes, the supplier will be expected to deliver the programme to 3 cohorts, commencing Autumn of 2019. Two cohorts, will be drawn from the Highlands and Islands area, with a third from the South of Scotland.
II.2.5) Award criteria
Criteria below:
Quality criterion: Understanding / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion: Management and Methodology / Weighting: 30
Quality criterion: Delivery Team / Weighting: 20
Quality criterion: Risks / Weighting: 10
Quality criterion: Added Value and Innovation / Weighting: 10
Price / Weighting:  20%
II.2.6) Estimated value
Value excluding VAT: 115 000.00 GBP
II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: Yes
Description of renewals:
It is expected that these services will be required from March 2019 for an initial period of 2 years, unless terminated in accordance with the provisions of the Contract.
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.2.13) 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
Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in regulation 8 and 9 of the Procurement (Scotland) Regulations 2016.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
III.1) Conditions for participation
III.1.2) Economic and financial standing
Minimum level(s) of standards required:
4B.5 It is a requirement of this CONTRACT that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded CONTRACT, the types and levels of insurance indicated below. These are the minimum for each and every claim/aggregate.
Employer’s (Compulsory) Liability Insurance = GBP 5 000 000 for each and every claim.
Public Liability Insurance = GBP 5 000 000 for each and every claim.
Professional Indemnity Insurance = GBP 1 000 000 in aggregate.

III.2) Conditions related to the contract
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.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information
IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 12/02/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted
IV.2.6) Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 12/02/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information
VI.1) Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: Yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:
HIE reserves the right to re-tender for these services upon termination of the contract or at the end of the contract period, including any extension period.
VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3) Additional information
ESPD Q3D.12 Bidders should refer to the "Conflict of Interest" Section within the Scope of Requirements when completing this question.
It is estimated that the total value of the services over the maximum duration of 2 years will be between GBP85000 and GBP115000 (excluding VAT). This is the figure which has been used in II.1.5 & II.2.6.
NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=569498.
The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.
Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.
(SC Ref:569498)
Download the ESPD document here: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=569498
VI.4) Procedures for review
VI.4.1) Review body
Highlands and Islands Enterprise
An Lòchran, 10 Inverness Campus
Telephone: +44 1463245245
Internet address(es)
URL: http://www.hie.co.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

CPV Codes

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