United Kingdom-London: Construction project management services
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.hlf.org.uk
Section II: Object
National Heritage Memorial Fund — Register of Support Services 2018 to 2022 — Construction Project Management Services.
Construction project management specialist expertise and skills.
Consultants must be appropriately qualified and experienced, willing to engage with applicants and grantees to guide them towards achieving best practice.
Consultants must demonstrate continuous professional development through membership of an appropriate professional body and experience of working with clients from a range of different sectors. Consultants should also have experience of working through different procurement routes to deliver construction projects and have experience of physical works to buildings, structures or sites of heritage interest.
We are seeking to recruit up to 50 individuals who can work across the UK.
In order to provide maximum flexibility we intend to procure specialists, entitled Consultants, who must be available to assist in projects across the whole of the UK.
Consultants may be deployed across all of the key steps of our grant development, assessment and monitoring phases as noted below:
— First and/or second round application,
— Post completion evaluation and review.
The Consultants role on any individual case will be defined at the time of commissioning and will involve 1 or more of the following functions:
A) Mentoring Projects:
— Facilitating grantees to identify and remove blockages to the development and/or delivery of their project.
— Using specialist knowledge and experience to support grantees to help develop and deliver their project's vision.
— Supporting grantees to undertake learning and development opportunities relevant to their project's objectives.
B) Monitoring Projects:
— Undertaking risk assessment (building on HLF analysis) and developing an agreed risk monitoring plan. Providing mentoring support to reduce risk(s) in accordance with risk monitoring plan.
— Ensuring compliance with HLF requirements and reporting on progress against the project plan and project budget.
— Providing expert advice on project management arrangements, procurement and cost and programme plans to support HLF decision making.
— Evaluating projects and their impact on people, communities and heritage.
C) Providing Expert Advice:
— Supporting HLF's decision making process by commenting on aspects of a project application relevant to the Consultant's area of expertise.
D) Projects that have completed but are still in contract may require further consultancy support in line with 1 of the 3 roles above.
Construction project management specialist expertise and skills — As described in II.1.4 of this notice.
Mentoring expertise and skills.
In addition to the specialist expertise described earlier, all Consultants must demonstrate skills and experience in Mentoring, namely the ability to:
— Use observing, listening and questions to understand the applicant/grantee's situation and facilitate their thought processes.
— Facilitate those involved with the project to identify solutions and actions.
— Support the project to achieve its aims and high quality work.
— Support the project to set goals and agree methods of measuring progress towards them.
— Help the project to develop the competencies needed to take the project forward without developing a dependency on the Consultant.
— Support the project to meet deadlines.
— Support the project to adopt best practice or fitness for purpose.
— Encourage a commitment to action and the development of lasting organisational growth and change.
We would normally re-tender but also reserve the right to extend for up to 24 months.
All candidates who register an interest on Delta e-sourcing are invited to tender.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Bidders must register via the electronic tender management portal, ‘Delta’, using the following link: https://www.delta-esourcing.com/
Bidders must click on the ‘Supplier Register’ button and complete the questionnaire to register. This will make their details available to HLF and other buyers who use Delta to manage their tenders.
Please register as a supplier by Wednesday 3.5.2017.
Full details will be in the tender documents from the tender-box which will open on 08.5.2017. Login and use access code 6C64C77SP8 on that day.
The following or their international equivalents are mandatory.
Degree or equivalent in building surveying or structural engineering;
Degree or equivalent in quantity surveying;
Degree or equivalent in architecture (incl. architectural technicians);
Degree or equivalent in Construction Project Management.
Full membership of the following professional bodies:
Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors or equivalent;
Royal Institute of British Architects;
Royal Society of Architects in Wales;
Royal Society of Ulster Architects;
Royal Incorporation of Architects in Scotland;
Association for Project Management or equivalent;
Institute of Historic Building Conservation;
Chartered Association of Building Engineers;
Chartered Institute of Architectural Technicians;
Chartered Institute of Building.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
April 2021 or April 2023.
The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
GO Reference: GO-2017329-PRO-9897609.
Making a complaint
We try to give the highest possible standard of customer service, but are aware that sometimes things may go wrong. If you are unhappy or dissatisfied with your contact with us, a grant application that you have made or a grant awarded to you by HLF or NHMF, please contact the office you first dealt with who will try to put things right. If you are unsure who to speak to, or if you do not want to speak to the person involved in your complaint, please contact the Customer Information team.
Find out more about our complaints procedure in the following leaflets:
— Download Making a complaint in England, Northern Ireland and Wales,
— Download Making a complaint in Scotland.
Making a complaint will not affect, in any way, the level of service you receive from us.
As part of our commitment to providing an open and transparent service we publish reports made by the Independent Complaints Reviewer (ICR) on stage 3 complaints on our website, but we will only do this with your permission. We also publish HLF's response to the ICR's recommendation.