Details in respect to the contract below.
The provision of a Foundation Leadership Development Programme to the Office for Nuclear Regulation:
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I can confirm that under Section 1 of the FOIA we do hold some of the information requested. Please find a response to each of your questions in turn below.
The procurement process did not contain a PQQ stage, but provision was made to shortlist the top ranked suppliers who had submitted a bid. These were subsequently invited to provide a Presentation and Best and Final Offer to ONR.
In summary, 86 suppliers expressed an interest in the opportunity. A total of 35 suppliers submitted a formal bid. 8 were shortlisted to the final stage of the process, although 1 withdrew prior to this taking place. One supplier was awarded a contract.
The total spend (excluding VAT) on this contract up to 31 March 2021 is £35,178.22.
The contract start date is 30 September 2019.
The contract end date is 29 September 2021 with an option to extend for a further 12 months.
An extension to the contract is subject to the approval and written agreement of both parties. To date no discussion or decision has been made.
This is subject to the outcome of the response above. If the option to extend is taken up, then no renewal action will be required.
We will make a decision by June 2021, or June 2022 if extended, as to whether there is a need to re-tender for any future requirements.
The tender documents were openly available to anyone that registered and expressed an interest in the opportunity when it was first published in 2019.
The senior officer (outside of procurement) responsible for this contract is the Head of the ONR Academy.