Office for Students: Office for Students: Evaluation of the Funding Competition - Student Engagement in Knowledge Exchange

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Notice Summary
Title: Office for Students: Evaluation of the Funding Competition - Student Engagement in Knowledge Exchange
Notice type: Contract Notice
Authority: Office for Students
Nature of contract: Services
Procedure: Open
Short Description: Evaluation of the Joint Office for Students and Research England Funding Competition: Student Engagement in Knowledge Exchange – Demonstrating What Works for Students
Published: 07/02/2020 14:33

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UK-Bristol: Evaluation consultancy services.
Section I: Contracting Authority
      I.1) Name and addresses
             Office for Students
             Nicholson House, Lime Kiln Close, Stoke Gifford, Bristol, BS34 8SR, United Kingdom
             Tel. +44 1179317149, Email: procurement@officeforstudents.org.uk
             Contact: Paul Halsall
             Main Address: https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk
             NUTS Code: UKK1
      I.2) Joint procurement
      The contract involves joint procurement: No.
      In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not provided       
      The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No.
      I.3) Communication
      The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/9A67E9RWFD
      Additional information can be obtained from: the abovementioned address
      Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically via https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/9A67E9RWFD to the abovementioned address       
      Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: Not provided
      I.4) Type of the contracting authority
            Body governed by public law
      I.5) Main activity
            General public services

Section II: Object
II.1) Scope of the procurement
      II.1.1) Title: Office for Students: Evaluation of the Funding Competition - Student Engagement in Knowledge Exchange       
      Reference Number: PRN1455
      II.1.2) Main CPV Code:
      79419000 - Evaluation consultancy services.

      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES
      II.1.4) Short description: Evaluation of the Joint Office for Students and Research England Funding Competition: Student Engagement in Knowledge Exchange – Demonstrating What Works for Students       
      II.1.5) Estimated total value:
      Value excluding VAT: 165,000       
      Currency: GBP
      II.1.6) Information about lots:
      This contract is divided into lots: No       
   
II.2) Description
      
      II.2.2) Additional CPV codes:
      Not Provided       
      II.2.3) Place of performance:
      UKK1 Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area
      
      II.2.4) Description of procurement: Evaluation of the Joint Office for Students and Research England Funding Competition: Student Engagement in Knowledge Exchange – Demonstrating What Works for Students. The OfS requires a Supplier to evaluate the funded scheme at programme level to identify key themes emerging across all projects and indicate the extent of benefits experienced and delivered by the students engaging in the activities. We also require the Supplier to support evaluation activity at the individual project level to optimise the effectiveness of the programme level evaluation.
      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: 165,000       
      Currency: GBP       
      II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system:
      Duration in months: 30       
      This contract is subject to renewal: No       
      Description of renewals: Not provided
      
      II.2.10) Information about variants:
      Variants will be accepted: No
      II.2.11) Information about options:
      Options:       No             
      Description of options: Not provided
      II.2.12) Information about electronic catalogues:
      Tenders must be presented in the form of electronic catalogues or include an electronic catalogue: 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       
      Identification of the project: Not provided             
      II.2.14) Additional information: To respond to this opportunity please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/9A67E9RWFD       


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
      List and brief description of conditions:          
      Not Provided       
      III.1.2) Economic and financial standing          
      Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents       
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided    
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :       
      Not Provided    
      III.1.3) Technical and professional ability    
      Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
      List and brief description of selection criteria:       
      Not Provided      
      Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required (if applicable) :          
      Not Provided   
      III.1.5) Information about reserved contracts (if applicable)   
      The contract is reserved to sheltered workshops and economic operators aiming at the social and professional integration of disabled or disadvantaged persons: No       
      The execution of the contract is restricted to the framework of sheltered employment programmes: No    
      
   III.2) Conditions related to the contract
      III.2.1) Information about a particular profession    
      Reference to the relevant law, regulation or administrative provision:          
      Not Provided    
      III.2.2) Contract performance conditions          
      Not Provided          
      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: Yes    

Section IV: Procedure
   IV.1) Description OPEN
      IV.1.1) Type of procedure: Open   
   
   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system    
         The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement - NO    
         In the case of framework agreements justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: Not Provided    
   
   
   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction:
      An electronic auction will be used: No
      Additional information about electronic auction: Not provided
   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:
         Notice number in the OJ S: Not provided       
      IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
       Date: 09/03/2020 Time: 16:00
            
      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:
         Duration in month(s): 3
      
      IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders:
         Date: 09/03/2020
         Time: 16:00
      

Section VI: Complementary Information
   VI.1) Information about recurrence
   This is a recurrent procurement: No    
   Estimated timing for further notices to be published: Not provided
   VI.2) Information about electronic workflows
   Electronic ordering will be used No       
   Electronic invoicing will be accepted Yes       
   Electronic payment will be used Yes       
   VI.3) Additional Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Bristol:-Evaluation-consultancy-services./9A67E9RWFD

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/9A67E9RWFD
   VI.4) Procedures for review
   VI.4.1) Review body:
             Office for Students
       Nicholson House, Lime Kiln Close, Bristol, BS34 8SR, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 1179317149
   VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures:
             Office for Students
          Nicholson House, Lime Kiln Close, Bristol, BS34 8SR, United Kingdom
          Tel. +44 1179317149
   VI.4.3) Review procedure
   Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:    
    Not Provided    
   VI.4.4) Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained:
          Office for Students
       Nicholson House, Lime Kiln Close, Bristol, BS34 8SR, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 1179317149
   VI.5) Date Of Dispatch Of This Notice: 07/02/2020

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Section I: Contracting Authority

   I.1) Name, Addresses and Contact Point(s):
       Office for Students
       Nicholson House, Lime Kiln Close, Stoke Gifford, Bristol, BS34 8SR, United Kingdom
       Tel. +44 1179317149, Email: procurement@officeforstudents.org.uk
       Contact: Paul Halsall
       Main Address: https://www.officeforstudents.org.uk
       NUTS Code: UKK1

   I.2) Joint procurement:
      The contract involves joint procurement: No          
      In the case of joint procurement involving different countries, state applicable national procurement law: Not Provided
      The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body: No

   I.4)Type of the contracting authority:
      Body governed by public law

   I.5) Main activity:
      General public services

Section II: Object Of The Contract

   II.1) Scope of the procurement

      II.1.1) Title: Office for Students: Evaluation of the Funding Competition - Student Engagement in Knowledge Exchange            
      Reference number: PRN1455

      II.1.2) Main CPV code:
         79419000 - Evaluation consultancy services.


      II.1.3) Type of contract: SERVICES

      II.1.4) Short description: Evaluation of the Joint Office for Students and Research England Funding Competition: Student Engagement in Knowledge Exchange – Demonstrating What Works for Students

      II.1.6) Information about lots
         This contract is divided into lots: No
            
      II.1.7) Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
          Value: 164,429.38
                  
         Currency:GBP            

   II.2) Description

      II.2.2) Additional CPV code(s):
      Not Provided

      II.2.3) Place of performance
      Nuts code:
      UKK1 - Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area
   
      Main site or place of performance:
      Gloucestershire, Wiltshire and Bristol/Bath area
             

      II.2.4) Description of the procurement: Evaluation of the Joint Office for Students and Research England Funding Competition: Student Engagement in Knowledge Exchange – Demonstrating What Works for Students. The OfS requires a Supplier to evaluate the funded scheme at programme level to identify key themes emerging across all projects and indicate the extent of benefits experienced and delivered by the students engaging in the activities. We also require the Supplier to support evaluation activity at the individual project level to optimise the effectiveness of the programme level evaluation.

      II.2.5) Award criteria:
       Not Provided

      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: To respond to this opportunity please click here: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/9A67E9RWFD


Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

   IV.1.1)Type of procedure: Open


   IV.1.3) Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
      The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement: No       
      

   IV.1.6) Information about electronic auction
      An electronic auction has been used: No

   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
       Notice number in the OJEU: 2020/S 29-68860
      
   

   IV.2.9) Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice
      The contracting authority will not award any further contracts based on the above prior information notice: No

Section V: Award of contract

Award Of Contract (No.1)

   Contract No: 1455    
   Lot Number: Not Provided    
   Title: Not Provided

   A contract/lot is awarded: Yes


   V.2) Award of contract

      V.2.1) Date of conclusion of the contract: 12/06/2020

      V.2.2) Information about tenders
         Number of tenders received: 7
         Number of tenders received from SMEs: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from other EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received from tenderers from non-EU Member States: Not Provided          
         Number of tenders received by electronic means: Not Provided

      V.2.3) Name and address of the contractor

      The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: No
         
         Contractor (No.1)
             SQW Limited, 01701564
             Oxford Centre for Innovation, New Road, Oxford, OX1 1BY, United Kingdom
             NUTS Code: UKK1
            The contractor is an SME: Yes

      V.2.4) Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
         Initial estimated total value of the contract/lot: 164,429.38          
         Total value of the contract/lot: 164,429.38
         Currency: GBP

      V.2.5) Information about subcontracting
         The contract is likely to be subcontracted: No
         
Section VI: Complementary information

   VI.3) Additional information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
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   VI.4) Procedures for review

      VI.4.1) Review body
          Office for Students
          Nicholson House, Lime Kiln Close, Bristol, BS34 8SR, United Kingdom
          Tel. +44 1179317149

      VI.4.2) Body responsible for mediation procedures
          Office for Students
          Nicholson House, Lime Kiln Close, Bristol, BS34 8SR, United Kingdom
          Tel. +44 1179317149

      VI.4.3) Review procedure
         Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures: Not Provided

      VI.4.4) Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
          Office for Students
          Nicholson House, Lime Kiln Close, Bristol, BS34 8SR, United Kingdom
          Tel. +44 1179317149

   VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice: 16/06/2020