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Notice Details

Title: Providing support for Public Consultations
Published by: Qualifications Wales
Publication Date: 06/07/2020
Deadline Date: 10/08/2020
Deadline Time: 10:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: Provide support to delivery of Qualifications Wales’ public consultations
CPV: 73000000, 73000000.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Qualifications Wales

Q2 Building, Pencarn Lane, Imperial Park


NP10 8AR


Telephone: +44 1633373233



Internet address(es)

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

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

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5) Main activity


Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Providing support for Public Consultations

Reference number: QW202101

II.1.2) Main CPV code



II.1.3) Type of contract


II.1.4) Short description

Provide support to delivery of Qualifications Wales’ public consultations

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 400 000.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)


II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:


Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4) Description of the procurement

A three year framework with an option to extend 12 months, to provide support for future consultations that Qualifications Wales intends to conduct which may include any of the following elements.

(a) Designing and hosting:

- an online survey to support the standard version of the consultation

- an online survey to support the young people’s version of the consultation

(b) Producing:

- a young people’s interactive PDF version of the consultation

- an easy-read interactive PDF version of the consultation

(c) Analysing the responses (both in Welsh and English) from all formats of the consultation, to include:

- standard version of the consultation

- young people’s version

- easy read version

- any responses received in a non-standard format, such as letters

(d) Producing outputs from each consultation analysis for external audiences that summarise the key findings, to include:

- detailed analysis of findings

- summary of findings

- young people’s version of the report

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Analysis of Responses / Weighting: 25

Quality criterion: Reporting / Weighting: 25

Quality criterion: Approach / Weighting: 25

Quality criterion: Experience / Weighting: 15

Quality criterion: Alternative formats / Weighting: 10

Price / Weighting:  30

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 12 months

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

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

Currently meet, or will meet if you are successful, the requirements of the Cyber Essentials Certification Scheme or equivalent. If you are successful you must be in a position to provide evidence if required, prior to contract award, and without delay.

III.2) Conditions related to 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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement with a single operator.

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: 10/08/2020

Local time: 10:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted


IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 10/08/2020

Local time: 10:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.3) Additional information

Instructions for submitting a tender :

1. Interested organisations should register on etenderwales at

2. Once registered, you must express an interest as follows:

a. login to etenderwales

b. select ‘ITT’

c. select ‘ITTs Open to All Suppliers’

d. access the listing relating to the ITT: itt_82078 —Providing Support to Public Sector Consultations

e. click on ‘Express Interest’ button

f. once you have expressed interest, the ITT will move to ‘my ITTs’ where you can download and where you can construct your reply.

g. you must publish your reply using the ‘publish’ button

h. for any support in submitting your ITT, please contact the etenderwales help desk on 0800 3684852

NOTE: The authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at

(WA Ref:102525)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

High Court

Royal Courts of Justice, The Strand




Telephone: +44 2079477501

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice


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Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
73000000Research and development services and related consultancy servicesResearch and Development

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
1021Monmouthshire and Newport

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