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United Kingdom-Invergordon: Construction work for multi-dwelling buildings and individual houses
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.albynhousing.org.uk
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA18062
Section II: Object
49 new build properties at Balvonie Braes, Inverness.
Albyn Housing Society are looking to construct 49 new social housing units at Balvonie Braes, Inverness which are to be a mixture of detached, semi detached, terraced and flatted properties with all associated external works, roads, services, landscaping etc.
Balvonie Braes, Inverness.
Traditional bill of quantities.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents.
As per procurement documentation.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
See document attached ‘Project particulars and minimum requirements’
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Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.
A sub-contract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2363
Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361
A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:
Albyn Housing Society aims to combat social exclusion and deprivation by promoting opportunities for training and employment for the long term unemployed. The Contractor must be able to demonstrate its intention to integrate trainees and [long term] unemployed persons into the labour market without distinction of sex, marital status, race, ethnic origin or political or religious beliefs.
Albyn Housing Society also specifically wishes to encourage and intends to support the education and training of young people in order that they can be equipped to work successfully in the Building and Construction Industries. The contractor is, therefore, required to recruit and train such young people.
Accordingly, the Contractor shall provide Albyn Housing Society with a Training and Employment Method Statement detailing how they will aim to achieve and manage the following training and employment objectives during the Contract Period:
(a) provide at least one (No. 1) Modern Apprenticeship (MA) place who is obtained from a source agreed by Albyn Housing Society. The placement can be across a range of disciplines to be determined by the successful contractor;
(b) the application of good equal opportunities recruitment procedures and management practices by the Contractor and subcontractors;
(c) the development of an operating framework to encourage sub-contractor compliance in order to achieve these training and employment objectives.
Download the ESPD document here: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=506638