United Kingdom-Salford: Construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/hm-revenue-customs/about/procurement
Section II: Object
Government Hubs Fit Out — Belfast Project
The Government Hubs Programme is overseeing the structural re-organisation and transformation of the current estate. For HMRC, this represents a considerably consolidation programme which will see the current landscape of 170 offices reoriented into 13 modern Regional Centres, equipped with the digital infrastructure and training facilities needed to make HMRC a more highly-skilled organisation, fit for the demands of the 21st century.
This Contract Notice covers the procurement of CAT B fit-out works for the Belfast project, the second scheme within the overall Government Hubs Programme. The works comprise of CAT B fit-out works of Levels Basement – Level 07 of Erskine House including M and E services. Option of External Works scope maybe required.
The purpose of this Contract Notice is to give potential tenderers advance notice that HM Revenue and Customs intend to undertake a tendering exercise for the works comprise of CAT B fit-out works of Levels Basement – Level 07 of Erskine House including M and E services.
The Employer will seek to shortlist up to five (5) of the highest scoring SSQ responses from qualifying potential suppliers to be invited to participate in the Competition.
Responses to the SSQ will be evaluated by the Employer against the selection criteria set out in the SSQ.
To register for the event you will need to register on the HMRC SAP Ariba eSourcing Portal. Further Guidance for registering on the system can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/hm-revenue-customs/about/procurement
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Full details regarding legal, economic, financial and technical information to be provided at the tender stage will be detailed in the tender documentation. Potential Tenderers should be aware, however, that they may be required to forward the following information:
a. A copy of the most recent audited accounts covering the Tenderer’s last 2 years of trading (or for the period that is available if trading for less than 3 years) or
b. For the most recent full year of trading, where this information is not available in audited form, a copy of the draft or unaudited financial accounts or equivalent information showing the Tenderer’s turnover, profit and loss and cash flow position and an end period balance sheet or, where this cannot be provided, a statement signed by the finance director or similar responsible person detailing any major changes in the current financial position since the date of the latest audited accounts provided.
Full details regarding legal, economic financial and technical information to be provided at the tender stage and contained in the SSQ documentation.
The minimum requirements for suppliers bidding for the Belfast Project are included within the SSQ questions and the draft Invitation to Tender documentation attached to this event.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
The Government Hubs Programme will transform central government's office estate by accommodating departmental workforces in shared regional hubs and supporting office estate. The hubs will be where our future workforce needs to be: strategic locations with great public transport connectivity, local amenities and a modern working environment, including technology that supports smart working. They will be truly shared spaces where departments can collaborate effectively together. As a result, we will operate more efficiently, our people will be more productive and departments will be supported in attracting and retaining the talented individuals we need to deliver the best possible service to the public. It is this combined approach which leads to the 21 projects that make up the Government Hubs Programme.
The project will be procured 2 stage Design and Build utilising a bespoke Pre-Construction Services Agreement which is included within the draft Invitation to Tender appended to this event. The building contract that will be used to deliver the construction works is Joint Contracts Tribunal (JCT) 2016 Design and Build Contract without Quantities. The contract particulars and Employer amendments for these agreements have been appended to this event.
The scope of works includes pre-construction services inclusive of but not limited to design, procurement, Health and Safety management, construction advice and programming and planning and construction services in accordance with the employers requirements.
The contracting authority considers 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. Economic operators who wish to view the tender documentation electronically can do so on the Contracts Finder website: https://sid4gov.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/login 48 hours after the dispatch of this notice. The Awarding Authority (HMRC) use SAP Ariba Sourcing Pro (thereafter referred to as HMRC’s SAP Ariba) which must be used to express an interest and/or bid for the opportunity. (Further information about HMRC’s SAP Ariba is available at: www.hmrc.gov.uk/about/supplying.htm) Economic operators who have used HMRC’s SAP Ariba previously will be registered as part of the HMRC Ariba Supplier Network and you should access the system to obtain your account ID number. Contact details on the system should be checked and, where necessary, additional users added to help avoid duplicate registrations for the same organisation. Previously registered users having difficulty recovering their account ID number or identifying users within their organisation should email email@example.com
Economic operators using HMRC’s SAP Ariba for the first time, including suppliers who are already registered on the wider SAP Ariba supplier network, will need to register at http://hmrc.supplier-eu.ariba.com/ad/register/SSOActions?type=full (You must ensure that you are directed to the registration page for HMRC’s SAP Ariba, identified with the HMRC logo at the top of the page, and to do this you may need to cut and paste the web address directly into your web browser). You will receive a system generated email asking you to activate your SAP Ariba supplier account by verifying your email address. Once you have completed the activation process you will receive a further email confirming the ‘registration process is now complete’ and providing you with ‘your organisation’s account ID’ number. If an email response from HMRC is not received within one working day of your request, please re-contact firstname.lastname@example.org (after first checking your spam in-box) notifying non-receipt and confirming when your registration request was first made.
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GO Reference: GO-2018413-PRO-12224450.
HMRC will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar day standstill period at the time the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Such additional information should be requested from the address at I.1. Where a contract has not been entered into, the Court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the Authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into, the Court may only award damages.