NHS South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit (SCW) has a combination of skills and expertise which mean that we are very well placed to support health and care organisations and systems to address their digital changes in the context of the sustainability and transformation plans (STP). In order to complement these capabilities and to enhance our capacity to provide support, SCW is seeking to establish a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) of suitably qualified organisations that can provide a range of consultancy support, normally working as part of blended teams with SCW staff and associates, delivering services to our customers.
In order to meet the requirements of our customers, South, Central and West CSU is seeking to appoint organisations to the Dynamic Purchasing System that have capability in some or all of the areas below(this is not an exhaustive list):
— Information Strategy (e.g. IT governance, IT strategy and planning, Information security),
— technical strategy and planning (e.g. Emerging technologies, Solution architecture),
— business change implementation (e.g. portfolio/programme/project management and associated support),
— business change management (e.g. business analysis, benefits management, organisational design),
— development and implementation (e.g. system design, network design, testing,
— user experience (e.g. user experience design and evaluation),
— integration e.g. systems integration, specifically within a healthcare setting).
South, Central and West CSU require organisations that understand:
— the political context of the health and care environment,
— the approaches and solutions already being used across a range of care settings including in citizen, care professional and management facing environments,
— the key information needs for professionals and patients along whole care pathways, including enabling patients to access and contribute to their care record, and supporting care co-ordination,
— key blockers that may need to be addressed when introducing new technology, such as interoperability and information governance,
— where there are examples of best practice e.g. the re-design of processes for digital support of patients by specialist nursing teams.
South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit (SCW) is working across our customer base to develop and embed open automation of strategy driven business models; standardising and automating service delivery and creating central teams and hubs. SCW is seeking to establish a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) of suitably qualified organisations that can provide a range of consultancy support and additional capacity, normally working as part of blended teams with SCW staff and associates, delivering services to our customers. We are seeking organisations that can partner with us to deliver specific as yet undefined projects. It is the expectation that individual (project based) requirements will be competed once the dynamic purchasing system is established.
South, Central and West Commissioning Support Unit (SCW) is seeking to establish a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) of suitably qualified organisations that can provide a range of consultancy support and additional capacity, normally working as part of blended teams with SCW staff and associates, delivering services to our customers. We are seeking organisations that can partner with us to deliver specific as yet undefined projects. It is the expectation that individual (project based) requirements will be competed once the dynamic purchasing system is established.
The provision of insurance policies as described in the Information to Tenders for Bristol City Council (BCC), Bristol Waste Limited (BWL) and Avon Fire and Rescue Service excluding broking services or submissions via brokers. BCC reserves the option to include any of its wholly owned companies (including Bristol Holding Limited, BWL, Bristol Energy and Technology Services (Supply) Limited) insurance requirements until such time as that organisation has had an opportunity to complete a full procurement exercise. However, this option shall not affect any bid submitted by the Tender Submission Deadline, as this must satisfy, meet and be priced on the basis of the Specification as set out in the Tender documents for this Tender. If BCC later seeks to exercise this option, any Variation of an Insurance Policy under any Lot shall be agreed in writing between the Council and the successful bidder and be in accordance with the provisions of Regulation 72 of the Public Contract Regulations 2015.
Provision of insurance services for property insurance (Material Damage, Business Interruption, Money, Works in progress all risks).
Provision of insurance policy for leasehold flats and RTB.
Insurance cover for the loss or damage to computer and ancillary equipment as detailed in the specification.
Liability Insurance — Employer's Liability, Public/Products Liability — including Hirers Liability/Libel and Slander, Land Charges, Officials Indemnity including Public Health Act,
Provision of insurance cover for motor fleet including owned and leased vehicles and wheels to work for Bristol City Council and Bristol Waste Limited.
Provision of a policy for Inspection and Insurance of the Plant as detailed in the tender documents.
Provision of Insurance cover for the loss of money or other property belonging to the Council, or for which it is legally responsible, in its trust or custody, occurring as a direct result of fraud or dishonest committed by any person guaranteed during the period of insurance.
This policy cover is extended to indemnify schools in respect of the usual activities of those schools provided always that the schools are:
a) Not entitled to indemnity from any other source.
b) Subject to the terms and conditions of this part.
Provision of insurance for personal accident cover and business travel, as described in the tender documents.
Provision of insurance for school journeys and personal accident cover.
Provision of insurance for fine arts.
Provision of insurance cover for the property advised in the Invitation to Tender against direct physical loss or physical damage by an act or series of acts of terrorism and / or sabotage occurring during the period of the policy.
Provision of insurance policies for computers for Avon, Fire & Rescue Service.
Provision of insurance policies for Avon Fire & Rescue including Liability Insurance — Employer's liability, Public/Products Liability and Libel Slander, Officials Indemnity.
Provision of insurance policy for Avon Fire & Rescue Service including airside premises liability.
Provision of insurance policies for Avon, Fire & Rescue Service including motor fleet — general fleet, leased fleet.
Provision of insurance for Avon Fire & Rescue Service including contract works & Deterioration of Stock Insurance.
Provision of insurance policy for Avon Fire & Rescue Service including hired in plant insurance.
Provision of insurance policy for Avon Fire & Rescue Service including fidelity Guarantee.
Provision of insurance for Avon, Fire & Rescue Service including Marine Hull,
Provision of insurance services for Avon Fire & Rescue Service including engineering insurance and inspection.
Provision of insurance policy for Avon Fire & Rescue Service including personal accident and travel cover.
Provision of insurance cover for Avon Fire & rescue service including terrorism.
Provision of insurance policy for Avon Fire & Rescue service for terrorism.
Companies are invited to tender for a Contract for the provision of academic, vocational training and support for the Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) Finance Apprenticeship Schemes based at Bristol. Tenderers must complete the online SAQ using the Access Code given in this advertisement. The Invitation to Tender documents are available through the Contracts Finder website. Tenders must be submitted to the Tender Board address given in this advertisement, by the date/time stated.
The DE&S Finance Apprenticeship Scheme (FAS) exists to train apprentices over a two year programme involving the attainment of qualifications typical of a Level 3 & Level 4 Association of Accounting Technician (AAT) apprenticeship. It includes training, assessment and practical accounting experience in a working environment assisting experienced accountants operating within MOD Project / Delivery Teams and Operating Centres. The on the job training is predominantly based at MoD Abbey Wood, Bristol.
For 2017 the intention is to recruit up to 30 apprentices and to be based at DE&S HQ Abbey Wood. The Apprentices shall be fixed term employees of the MOD, DE&S.
A Contractor is required to provide a service to deliver academic and vocational training (see below for specific qualifications), to support and contribute toward the management of Apprentices throughout their two years of training. Key services will include the Contractor's expert verification and moderation of apprentices training efforts and achievements. This will include but not be limited to formally verifying individual Apprentice learning logs, conducting assessments, monitoring progress and providing guidance.
The existing Training Programme broadly follows the new Accounting Standard for AAT Level 3 & Accounting Framework Level 4 FR03797 and each roughly equating to one year covering, but not limited to the basic qualifications as follows:
Phase 1 — 4 weeks basic introduction to Accounting and the remaining 11 months to complete Level 3 AAT Advanced Diploma in Accounting
Phase 2 — 18 months to complete Level 4 AAT Professional Diploma in Accounting
Frameworks are expected to be replaced by a new Trailblazer Standard from April 2017 up to 2020. The contractor will be expected to work with the authority to adopt the new standards as and when available. The authority is currently working with the relevant trailblazer group to confirm exact requirements and obtain approval for a new standard to replace existing frameworks, if applicable.
Training and tuition for the above qualifications must take place within a 5 mile radius of MOD Abbey Wood, whether in temporary or permanent facilities. AAT Level 3 & 4 assessments will be conducted primarily at Abbey Wood.
The contractor is to deal with all administration associated with the draw down of any Government subsidies such as Skills Funding Agency (SFA) funding. And/or Work with the authority in the transfer to any new funding/student loan arrangements that may be imposed by future government regulation or legislation.
The Contract duration is expected to be from March 2017 until 1.9.2020.
Firm prices are sought for all work under the Contract. Companies wishing to tender should be aware that the following criteria will be used to assess any tenders. Any government subsidies, such as SFA funding, will be utilised by the contractor as a means of offsetting some of his costs, it is anticipated this will lead to a reduction in the quoted price.
The criteria include, but are not limited to: price, focus on Apprentice development, provision of suitable academic and vocational training, familiarity in changes/updates in AAT and academic curricula, flexibility of approach, ratio of staff to apprentices, SFA registered training provider and overall value for money.
Companies from outside the Bristol area should also describe how they would deliver the services required at the locations described above.
No business whatsoever is guaranteed under any resulting contract indeed there is no guarantee that any contract will be put in place in relation to this notice. No compensation etc. will be paid if a tender or resulting contract is withdrawn for any reason. Bidders should take part in this process only on the basis that they fully understand and accept this position.