United Kingdom - Nottingham: Driving-test services

Main activities: 
Other
Type: 
Prior information notice without call for competition
CPV Code: 
Type of contract: 
SERVICES
Market: 
SERVICES
Bid type: 
Not applicable
Awarding procedure: 
Not applicable
Award criteria: 
Not applicable
Published: 
Wednesday, January 17, 2018
Tender cycle: 
Tender ID: 
2018/S 011-020740

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)

Name and addresses
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency
The Axis Building, 112 Upper Parliament Street
Nottingham
NG1 6LP
United Kingdom
Contact person: Mrs Jenny Newton
Telephone: +44 1159366858
E-mail: procurement.branch@dvsa.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: www.gov.uk/dvsa

I.2)

Joint procurement

I.3)

Communication
Additional information can be obtained from 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: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-UK-Nottingham:-Technical-testing%2C-analysis-and-consultancy-services./7J42W99BBT

I.4)

Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law

I.5)

Main activity
Other activity: Transport

Section II: Object

II.1)

Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)

Title:

Developing innovative new services for the future driving theory test service

Reference number: K280020450

II.1.2)

Main CPV code
80411100

II.1.3)

Type of contract
Services

II.1.4)

Short description:

DVSA want to engage a range of providers to think innovatively about, and to shape, the delivery of the Future Driving Theory Test Service. The current contract is due to expire in 2020. In advance of 2020 we want to engage with an experienced provider, at any scale, who can help to shape the delivery of service components of the future Driving Theory Test Service, including the provision of:

1. Fixed estate from which to deliver the theory test (locally, regionally or nationally);

2. Flexible estate from which to deliver the theory test (e.g. from your existing office space or pop-up style locations locally, regionally or nationally);

3. Theory test invigilators to deliver the test (locally, regionally or nationally);

4. Online proctoring/invigilation services;

5. Booking and scheduling services;

6. Test engine services;

7. Content management services;

8. Customer contact centre services;

9. Data storage and MI reporting services.

II.1.5)

Estimated total value

II.1.6)

Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no

II.2)

Description

II.2.1)

Title:

II.2.2)

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II.2.3)

Place of performance
NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

The United Kingdom.

II.2.4)

Description of the procurement:

In advance of September 2020, the DVSA want to think innovatively about how the Driving Theory Test Service could be delivered in the future. We want to consider new, innovative and engaging ways of delivering the service, which aligns with our strategic vision, future proofs delivery as technology evolves and diversifies our supplier base. This PIN release represents the first stage of the DVSA’s market engagement activities around the Future Driving Theory Test Service.

The DVSA has identified, and would like to explore, a variety of options for the future delivery of the Driving Theory Test Service, and is now seeking to engage with the market to help shape these options and to ascertain the markets capability, capacity and appetite to deliver the main service components of the future Driving Theory Test Service. Interested suppliers are asked to register their interest with the DVSA Procurement Team (Procurement.branch@dvsa.gov.uk) using the subject line ‘FTTS Market Engagement’.

II.2.14)

Additional information

Once you have emailed the team they will send you a market engagement pack, detailing our current thinking, and a link to the Request for Information survey, which you should complete and return to us through Smart Survey by 9:00 a.m. on the 29 January 2018. We will use these responses to structure further engagement in February and March 2018. Any questions please contact the DVSA Procurement Team.

II.3)

Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
30/11/2018

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)

Description

IV.1.8)

Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)

Additional information:

To view this notice, please click here:

https://www.delta-esourcing.com/delta/viewNotice.html?noticeId=297224547

GO Reference: GO-2018115-PRO-11729083.

VI.5)

Date of dispatch of this notice:
15/01/2018
Low Value Tender: