Kirklees Integrated Sexual Health Services

A Tender Notice

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Contract (Services)
5 year
24 Mar 2021
01 Apr 2022 to 31 Mar 2027
24 May 2021 12:00




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Kirklees Council ("the Council") wishes to commission a service to provide Integrated Sexual Health Serviceswithin the Kirklees area. The Council of the Borough of Kirklees (the "Council") is conducting this procurement process under the "LightTouch" regime of Regulations 74 to 77 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/102) (the "PCR 2015").

Total Quantity or Scope

Due to the anticipated value of the service, the contract will be awarded by a process similar to the Competitive Procedure with Negotiation under the PCRs 2015. Invitations to Tender will be advertised and managed through the regional procurement portal, which is available at the address set out in Section I.1 of this Notice ( Interested economic operators for the service must express their interest in this opportunity via YORtender, by downloading the documentation and submitting their full tender response by the deadline detailed at Section lV.2.2 of this notice. Bidders should submit both their completed Selection Questionnaires (SQ) and Supplier Submission Document (full Tender response) together by the deadline for initial tenders. Bidders should note that their Tender responses will only be evaluated substantively once suitability of the Bidders has been assessed in accordance with the selection criteria and minimum levels of suitability, as detailed in the SQ. Bidders who fail to satisfy the minimum requirements stipulated in the SQ will be eliminated from the process at this stage and their Tender response will not be subject to further evaluation. In order to identify the Most Economically Advantageous Tender which best meets the Council's requirements the Council may elect to either: - award the Contract following the Evaluation Period without carrying out a Negotiation Period; or, - commence the Negotiation Period and enter into negotiations with the Bidders who have submitted Tenders in order to improve the content of those Tenders. The Council reserves the right to only negotiate with the top three (3) scoring Tenderers following evaluation of the initial Tenders. Kirklees Council ("the Council") wishes to commission a service to provide Integrated Sexual Health Services within the Kirklees area. The Contract is expected to commence on 1st April 2022 and expire on 31st March 2027, with an option to extend for a further period, or for successive periods, up to 31st March 2032. The Service is likely to be subject to the implications of the Acquired Rights Directive EU2001/23/EC and the Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 2006 (SI 2006/246) (as amended)("TUPE"). However, it is a matter for the economic operators to determine for themselves whether or not TUPE applies, and it is strongly recommended by the Contracting Authority that economic operators seek their own independent professional advice (including any legal, financial or actuarial advice) in this respect in order to fully understand the potential consequences of TUPE before compiling and submitting their Tender. Some high level anonymised TUPE liability information is available from the Contracting Authority on receipt of a signed NDA, refer to the Information and Instructions Document.

Renewal Options

It is anticipated that the contract will initially run for a period of 5 years with the successful service provider, with the provision to extend the contract by up to a maximum of 5 further 12-month periods. The anticipated commencement date of the contract is 1.4.2022.

Award Criteria

Quality 80.0
Social Value 10.0
PRICE 10.0

CPV Codes

  • 85000000 - Health and social work services


  • Bids should cover the whole contract.
  • Renewals are available.
  • Professional qualifications are sought.
  • Award on basis of price.

Other Information

Bidders should note that the Contract relates to services that fall under the "light touch" regime of Regulations 74 to 77 of the PCR 2015. This Procurement Exercise will therefore be run in accordance with the PCR 2015 as they apply to "light touch" services. While the Council is following a process similar to the competitive procedure with negotiation under the PCR 2015 neither that fact nor any other statements, acts or omissions of the Council in connection with this Procurement Exercise should be taken as indicating that the Council intends to be bound by the provisions of the PCR 2015 or the general principles of the Treaty on the Functioning of the European Union to any greater extent than applies by law.