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02 Contract Notice

The Quality Mark for Youth Work in Wales

  • First published: 08 October 2019
  • Last modified: 17 October 2019

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To record your interest or obtain additional information or documents please find instructions within the Full Notice Text. (NOTE: Contract Award Notices and Prior Information Notices do not normally require a response)



Published by:
Llywodraeth Cymru / Welsh Government
Authority ID:
Publication date:
08 October 2019
Deadline date:
13 November 2019
Notice type:
02 Contract Notice
Has documents:
Has SPD:
Has Carbon Reduction Plan:


Run and develop the Welsh Government’s Quality Mark for Youth Work in Wales. CPV: 72225000, 73000000, 72225000, 79313000, 73210000.

Full notice text

Contract notice

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Welsh Government

Sarn Mynach


LL31 9RZ


Telephone: +44 3000625815



Internet address(es)

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2) Joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3) Communication

Access to the procurement documents is restricted. Further information can be obtained 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

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

The Quality Mark for Youth Work in Wales

Reference number: C397/2018/2019

II.1.2) Main CPV code



II.1.3) Type of contract


II.1.4) Short description

Run and develop the Welsh Government’s Quality Mark for Youth Work in Wales.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 225 000.00  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:


II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Quality Mark for Youth Work in Wales has been developed with two elements; the Quality Standards – a set of Indicators that organisations can use to self-assess the quality and impact of their work, and an externally assessed Quality Mark that is a national award demonstrating the quality of an organisation’s youth work.

This requirement is to deliver and further develop the Quality Mark for Youth Work in Wales across youth work providers, including all local authorities and voluntary organisations; local and national.

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

Value excluding VAT: 225 000.00  GBP

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

Duration in months: 36

This contract is subject to renewal: No

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

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.2) Contract performance conditions

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

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.2.1) Previous publication concerning this procedure

Notice number in the OJ S:

2019/S 169-413157

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 11/11/2019

Local time: 14:00

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: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 12/11/2019

Local time: 10:00


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

E-Tender Information:

- The first person from your Organisation to use the Platform will be required to register on behalf of the Organisation.

- Registration involves accepting a User Agreement, and providing basic information about your Organisation and about the User performing the Registration.

- On registering on the Platform the Super User will select a Username and will receive a password.

- The Password will be sent by e-mail to the email address that was specified in the User Details section of the Registration page.

- In order to log-in to the Platform please enter your Username and Password.

- Note: If you forget your Password then visit the homepage and click “Forgot your password?”

- Registration should only be performed once for each Organisation.

- If you think that someone in your Organisation may have already registered on this Platform then you must not register again.

- Please contact the person who Registered (i.e. the Super User) in order to arrange access to the Platform.

- Contact the Helpdesk immediately if you are unable to contact the Super User (for example if they have left your Organisation).

- Note: If your Organisation is already registered on the Platform then you must not make any additional registration. Please contact the

Helpdesk to gain access to the Platform.

- Tenders must be uploaded to the BravoSolution portal by 14:00. Late bids will not be accepted.

How To Find The ITT:

- Once logged in you must click on ‘ITT’s Open to all Suppliers’

- The e-tender references for this contract are: project_43032 and itt_77983

- Click on the title to access summary details of the contract. If you are still interested in submitting a tender, click the 'Express an Interest' button. This will move the ITT from the ‘Open to all Suppliers’ area to the ‘My ITT’s’ on the home page.

- You will then see the full details of the ITT in the qualification and technical envelopes along with any relevant documents in the ‘Attachments’ area.

- Any questions on the ITT, please use the ‘Messages’ area to contact the buyer directly – Please do not contact the named person at the top of this notice.

This will be a 3 year contract. The indicative budget is for the 3 year period.

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

(WA Ref:96125)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Welsh Government

Llandudno Junction

LL31 9RZ


Telephone: +44 3000625815

Internet address(es)


VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice



Commodity categories

ID Title Parent category
79313000 Performance review services Market research services
73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services Research and Development
73210000 Research consultancy services Research and development consultancy services
72225000 System quality assurance assessment and review services Systems and technical consultancy services

Delivery locations

ID Description
1017 Bridgend and Neath Port Talbot
1022 Cardiff and Vale of Glamorgan
1015 Central Valleys (Merthyr Tydfil, Rhondda Cynon Taf)
1013 Conwy and Denbighshire
1020 East Wales
1023 Flintshire and Wrexham
1016 Gwent Valleys (Torfaen, Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly)
1012 Gwynedd
1011 Isle of Anglesey
1021 Monmouthshire and Newport
1024 Powys
1014 South West Wales (Carmarthenshire, Pembrokeshire, Ceredigion)
1018 Swansea
1000 WALES
1010 West Wales and The Valleys

Alert region restrictions

The buyer has restricted the alert for this notice to suppliers based in the following regions.

ID Description
There are no alert restrictions for this notice.

Document family

Notice details
Publication date:
02 September 2019
Notice type:
01 Prior Information Notice (PIN)
Authority name:
Llywodraeth Cymru / Welsh Government
Publication date:
08 October 2019
Deadline date:
13 November 2019 00:00
Notice type:
02 Contract Notice
Authority name:
Llywodraeth Cymru / Welsh Government
Publication date:
21 October 2019
Notice type:
14 Corrigendum
Authority name:
Llywodraeth Cymru / Welsh Government
Publication date:
15 June 2020
Notice type:
03 Contract Award Notice - Successful Supplier(s)
Authority name:
Llywodraeth Cymru / Welsh Government

About the buyer

Main contact:
Admin contact:
Technical contact:
Other contact:

Further information

Date Details
17/10/2019 13:36
Notice date(s) changed
IV.2.2) Time limit
Old date: 11/11/2019 14:00
New date: 13/11/2019 14:00

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders
Old date: 12/11/2019 10:00
New date: 14/11/2019 10:00

Please note that the decision has been made to extend the deadline for bid receipt until Wednesday 13th November.

0800 222 9004

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