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Title: PURCH2077 PROVISION A FRAMEWORK FOR A STUDENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMME AND STUDENT COUNSELLING
OCID: ocds-h6vhtk-03495b
Published by: University of Glasgow
Authority ID: AA20143
Publication Date: 23/06/2022
Deadline Date: 22/07/2022
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: Contract Notice
Has Documents: No
Has ESPD: No
Abstract:

PURCH2077 PROVISION A FRAMEWORK FOR A STUDENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMME AND STUDENT COUNSELLING

Lot 1 – Student Assistance Programme

The University is seeking to engage a supplier for the provision of a Student Assistance Programme to complement our wellbeing and counselling provision. This service will provide confidential support for a range of matters that may impact student wellbeing and mental health and seek to resolve, manage and prevent issues where possible.

Please refer to the PURCH2077 - Invitation to Tender FINAL document for additional information.

Contract notice

Directive 2014/24/EU - Public Sector Directive

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

University of Glasgow

Procurement Office, Tay House

Glasgow

G12 8QQ

UK

Contact person: Jenny Bowles

Telephone: +44 1413304113

E-mail: Jennifer.Bowles@Glasgow.ac.uk

Fax: +44 0000000000

NUTS: UKM82

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.gla.ac.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00108

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5) Main activity

Education

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

PURCH2077 PROVISION A FRAMEWORK FOR A STUDENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMME AND STUDENT COUNSELLING

Reference number: PURCH2077

II.1.2) Main CPV code

85312300

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

PURCH2077 PROVISION A FRAMEWORK FOR A STUDENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMME AND STUDENT COUNSELLING

Tender documents available from Public Contracts Scotland.

Tender returns should be submitted via Public Contracts Scotland, no paper copies will be accepted. Should paper tenders be submitted, they will be rejected. Further to this any questions or communications regarding individual tender exercises must be sent via the Public Contracts Scotland Portal. Tender queries received through any other channel will not be answered. Should users of Public Contracts Scotland have any problems with the web site they should contact website Support Desk, contact details can be found by following the ‘Contact Us’ option on the left hand menu at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/default.aspx

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: Yes

Tenders may be submitted for all lots

II.2) Description

Lot No: 1

II.2.1) Title

Lot 1 – Student Assistance Programme

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85312300

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM82

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

PURCH2077 PROVISION A FRAMEWORK FOR A STUDENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMME AND STUDENT COUNSELLING

Lot 1 – Student Assistance Programme

The University is seeking to engage a supplier for the provision of a Student Assistance Programme to complement our wellbeing and counselling provision. This service will provide confidential support for a range of matters that may impact student wellbeing and mental health and seek to resolve, manage and prevent issues where possible.

Please refer to the PURCH2077 - Invitation to Tender FINAL document for additional information.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Knowledge and Experience – Example 1 / Weighting: 5%

Quality criterion: Knowledge and Experience – Example 2 / Weighting: 5%

Quality criterion: Account Management / Weighting: 5%

Quality criterion: Risk Management and Escalation / Weighting: 10%

Quality criterion: Recruitment, Training and Qualifications / Weighting: 10%

Quality criterion: 24/7/365 Helpline / Weighting: 10%

Quality criterion: Implementation plan / Weighting: 5%

Quality criterion: Interview / Weighting: 10%

Price / Weighting:  40%

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

Initial period of two years with the option to extend for 2 x 12 month periods.

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

Lot No: 2

II.2.1) Title

Lot 2 – Student Counselling

II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s)

85312300

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM82


Main site or place of performance:

Glasgow

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

PURCH2077 PROVISION A FRAMEWORK FOR A STUDENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAMME AND STUDENT COUNSELLING

Lot 2 – Student Counselling

The University of Glasgow Counselling Service supports students to manage their mental health and to build strategies that will help them successfully complete their course of study. While the Service is primarily designed to support those with mild to moderate needs, a significant amount of case management and liaison with external services is undertaken to support those whose needs cannot be met within the Service’s session model.

Please refer to the PURCH2077 - Invitation to Tender FINAL document for additional information.

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Knowledge and Experience – Example 1 / Weighting: 5%

Quality criterion: Knowledge and Experience – Example 2 / Weighting: 5%

Quality criterion: Account Management / Weighting: 10%

Quality criterion: Risk Management and Escalation / Weighting: 15%

Quality criterion: Recruitment, Training and Qualifications / Weighting: 15%

Quality criterion: Interview / Weighting: 10%

Price / Weighting:  40%

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 48

This contract is subject to renewal: Yes

Description of renewals:

Initial period of two years with the option to extend for 2 x 12 month periods.

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

Minimum level(s) of standards required:

-Public liability insurance with a limit of indemnity of not less than five million pounds sterling (5,000,000 GBP) in relation to any one claim or series of claims;

-Employer's liability insurance with a limit of indemnity of not less than five million pounds sterling (5,000,000 GBP);

-Professional indemnity insurance with a limit of indemnity of not less than one million pounds sterling (1,000,000 GBP) in relation to any one claim or series of claims

- Financial Turnover 3 years

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents


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.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement with several operators.

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: 22/07/2022

Local time: 12:00

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

EN

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 22/07/2022

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

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

Once the deadline has passed submissions can neither be created nor submitted. It is not advisable for Suppliers to wait until the last moment before creating and dispatching a response in case of any last minute problems. Please note large files should be uploaded as early as possible to ensure transfer before deadline. If a Supplier is having problems uploading to the PCS site, then the University must be informed well in advance and depending upon the merit of the case, the University may arrange for the tender to remain open on the PCS system for a short period after the deadline time stated. System problems do not fall under the University’s remit and should be referred to PCS.

Postbox Security: Postbox submissions cannot be accessed by anyone, including Millstream, (the provider of the Public Contracts Scotland system) until the deadline.

Freedom of Information

The Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002 (FOISA), which came into force on 1 January 2005, designates University of Glasgow as a Scottish public authority and therefore subject to the provisions and obligations in that Act. This means that any person who makes a valid request for information held by University of Glasgow will be entitled to receive it, unless all or part of that information can be withheld by virtue of the exemptions in that Act.

under the Act, University of Glasgow may be required to disclose any information held relating to your response to anyone who makes a request under that Act. Such information may only be withheld if it meets one or more of the exemptions or conditions in that Act. Even if an exemption is available University of Glasgow may nevertheless disclose requested information. Information held cannot simply be classified as “confidential" or "commercial in confidence" to enable it to be protected from disclosure.

University of Glasgow may publish the names and contact details of companies who have been issued with a Questionnaire on its website.

Information may also be requested under the UK General Data Protection Regulation (UK GDPR) tailored by the Data Protection Act 2018 and the Environmental Information (Scotland) Regulations 2004.

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=697903.

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.

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: https://www.gov.scot/policies/public-sector-procurement/community-benefits-in-procurement/

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

The University has a strong commitment to Community Benefits and seeks to engage with Bidders who have likeminded policies.

(SC Ref:697903)

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Glasgow Sheriff Court & Justice of the Peace Court

1 Carlton Place

Glasgow

G5 9TW

UK

Telephone: +44 01414298888

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

22/06/2022


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Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
85312300Guidance and counselling servicesSocial work services without accommodation

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Delivery Locations
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100UK - All

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