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Dungannon & South Tyrone Borough Council (the 'Council') in partnership with the other 4 cluster councils of Cookstown District Council, Fermanagh District Council, Magherafelt District Council and Omagh District Council (the 'Cluster Areas') has ...

Contract award notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Dungannon & South Tyrone Borough Council
Council Offices, Circular Road
For the attention of: Linda Ferguson
BT71 6DT Dungannon
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 2887720300
E-mail:
Fax: +44 2887720368

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://www.dungannon.gov.uk

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Cookstown District Council
Burn Road
BT80 8DT Cookstown
UNITED KINGDOM

Fermanagh District Council
Townhall
BT74 7BA Enniskillen
UNITED KINGDOM

Magherafelt District Council
50 Ballyronan Road
BT34 6EN Magherafelt
UNITED KINGDOM

Omagh District Council
The Grange, Mountjoy Road
BT79 7BL Omagh
UNITED KINGDOM

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description
II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract
South West SME Export Development Programme.
II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance
Services
Service category No 11: Management consulting services [6] and related services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Cookstown, Dungannon & South Tyrone, Fermanagh, Magherafelt and Omagh Council Areas.

NUTS code UKN0

II.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)
II.1.4)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)
Dungannon & South Tyrone Borough Council (the 'Council') in partnership with the other 4 cluster councils of Cookstown District Council, Fermanagh District Council, Magherafelt District Council and Omagh District Council (the 'Cluster Areas') has appointed a delivery agent to deliver the South West SME Export Development Programme (the 'Programme').
The Programme has been developed and is part financed by Invest Northern Ireland and the European Regional Development Fund under the European Sustainable Competitiveness Programme for Northern Ireland. The aim of the Programme is to assist micro businesses operating in the Cluster Areas to become more competitive by targeting and exploring export markets.
The Programme will be targeted at businesses which are currently:
(i) non-exporter;
(ii) first time exporter; and
(iii) inexperienced exporter.
The target businesses will be both non-Invest Northern Ireland clients and non-active Invest Northern Ireland clients, operating in the Cluster Areas.
II.1.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79411100, 72221000, 79400000, 79340000, 79342200

II.1.6)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): no
II.2)Total final value of contract(s)
II.2.1)Total final value of contract(s)
Value: 273 850 GBP

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted
IV.2)Award criteria
IV.2.1)Award criteria
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of
1. Quality. Weighting 80
2. Value for money. Weighting 20
IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction
An electronic auction has been used: no
IV.3)Administrative information
IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority
IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Contract notice

Notice number in the OJEU: 2012/S 210-346028 of 31.10.2012

Section V: Award of contract

V.1)Date of contract award decision:
18.7.2013
V.2)Information about offers
Number of offers received: 2
V.3)Name and address of economic operator in favour of whom the contract award decision has been taken

Full Circle Management Solutions
BT8 7QN Belfast
UNITED KINGDOM

V.4)Information on value of contract
Initial estimated total value of the contract:
Value: 273 850 GBP
Total final value of the contract:
Value: 273 850 GBP
V.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be sub-contracted: yes
Value or proportion of the contract likely to be sub-contracted to third parties:
Not known

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: yes
Reference to project(s) and/or programme(s): The Programme is part financed by the European Regional Development Fund under the European Sustainable Competitiveness Programme for Northern Ireland and Invest Northern Ireland.
The strategic objective of Northern Ireland's ERDF Competitiveness Programme 2007-2013 is to create a more competitive and sustainable Northern Ireland and to close the productivity gap with the UK and increase Northern Ireland's GVA per hour worked compared with international averages.
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Procedures for appeal
VI.3.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.3.2)Lodging of appeals
Precise information on deadline(s) for lodging appeals: Appeals process as per the Public Contracts Regulations 2006
VI.3.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
11.10.2013