Managing People for Growth Framework (P22-0023)

A Tender Notice

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Framework (Services)
23.5 month
31 Aug 2021
To 25 Sep 2023 (est.)
05 Oct 2021 10:00



North Eastern Scotland:

Geochart for 1 buyers and 0 suppliers

1 buyer


The purpose of this Invitation to Tender is to appoint three suppliers operating under a Framework Agreement to deliver management development programmes to Scottish Enterprise. The framework will comprise of 3 geographical lots as outlined below, each operating as a single supplier lot: Lot 1 – North East of Scotland Lot 2 – East of Scotland Lot 3 – West of Scotland Bidders may submit responses for as few or as many Lots as they want to. The maximum number of lots that a bidder will be awarded is 1, as outlined in the Contract Notice and the ITT. It is anticipated that the framework will start during November 2021 for a period of twelve months. After this period, Scottish Enterprise will have the option to extend the contract for a further period of twelve months. The Managing People for Growth Framework has been part of Scottish Enterprise product suite for the last eleven years and building on the continuing success, we wish to refresh and re-procure the service. This programme is part of a suite of the workplace innovation team’s offering, which provides companies with the opportunity to develop employees practice and culture in alignment with key business objectives. Managers need to be encouraged to challenge themselves in their role and learn how to constructively challenge their team by encouraging and supporting in aligning their own skills for the benefit of the business and themselves. Scottish Enterprise wishes to appoint three suppliers to deliver the Managing People for Growth Framework. The product will be delivered across Scottish Enterprise’s entire operational areas making this a national programme available to companies across Scotland, so capacity to deliver is essential. From analysis of previous data, we estimate that between 26-33 programmes could be commissioned across all regions over the maximum duration of two years. Further detail is provided in the ITT. Additional information: Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

Lot Division

1 North East of Scotland
2 East of Scotland
3 West of Scotland

Renewal Options

The 24 month period stated above includes the option to extend the framework for a 12 month period.

Award Criteria

Quality 100
price 0

CPV Codes

  • 79411100 - Business development consultancy services
  • 79400000 - Business and management consultancy and related services
  • 73220000 - Development consultancy services


  • Restrictions apply to the lot award allocation.
  • This is a one-off contract (no recurrence)
  • Renewals are available.
  • Financial restrictions apply.
  • Staff qualifications are relevant.
  • Technical restrictions apply.

Other Information

** PREVIEW NOTICE, please check Find a Tender for full details. ** SPD Statement for 2A.17 – Form of Participation (Notably as part of a group, consortium, joint venture or similar). Any contract will be entered into with the nominated lead organisation and all members of the consortium, who will in these circumstances each be required to execute said contract together with all ancillary documentation, evidencing their joint and several liability in respect of the obligations and liabilities of the contract. It will be for members of the consortium to sort out their respective duties and liabilities amongst each other. For administrative purposes, any associated documentation will be sent to the nominated lead organisation. SPD Statement for 2C.1 - Where the main bidder relies on the capacities of other entities in order to meet the selection criteria, the bidder must provide a separate SPD response setting out the information required under SPD (Scotland): Part II (sections A and B); Part III exclusion grounds; the relevant part of Section IV selection criteria; and Part V (if applicable) for each of the entities concerned. SPD Statement for 2D.1.2 – If the bidder proposes to subcontract any part(s) of the service, they should arrange for a separate SPD response from each potential subcontractor. The subcontractors must complete the relevant parts of the SPD (Scotland) (Sections A and B of Part II and Part III only) to self-declare whether there are grounds for their exclusion. This may be requested at the selection stage or prior to the subcontractor commencing work on the contract. NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at 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. (SC Ref:665243) Download the ESPD document here: