Services - 428264-2017

27/10/2017    S207    - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Aberdeen: Building consultancy services

2017/S 207-428264

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Aberdeenshire Council
Woodhill House, Westburn Road
Aberdeen
AB16 5GB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1467530600
E-mail: cpscontracts@aberdeencity.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKM50

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00232

I.1)Name and addresses
Aberdeen City Council
Woodhill House, Westburn Road
Aberdeen
AB16 5GB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1467530600
E-mail: CPSCityShire@aberdeencity.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKM50

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.aberdeencity.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00231

I.1)Name and addresses
The Highland Council
Council Headquarters, Glenurquhart Road
Inverness
IV3 5BX
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1349886606
E-mail: cpscityshire@aberdeencity.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKM62

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.highland.gov.uk/

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00045

I.1)Name and addresses
Moray Council
High Street
Elgin
IV30 1BX
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1343563137
E-mail: procurement@moray.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKM62

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.moray.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00160

I.2)Joint procurement
The contract involves joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Fire Engineer Surveys.

Reference number: 000-NJVP5228
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71315200
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

Due to the expansion of Section 34 of the Building (Scotland) Act 2003 and the associated guidance from Scottish Government regarding verification of fire engineered proposals, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Moray and Highland Councils (hereafter known as the Councils) seek to employ the services of a Consultant Fire Engineer to carry out appraisals of Fire Engineered solutions submitted in connection with Building Warrant applications.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 175 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
71315100
71315210
71317100
71317210
45315100
71300000
71318000
71330000
71335000
71336000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM5
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Due to the expansion of Section 34 of the Building (Scotland) Act 2003 and the associated guidance from Scottish Government regarding verification of fire engineered proposals, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Moray and Highland Councils (hereafter known as the Councils) seek to employ the services of a Consultant Fire Engineer to carry out appraisals of Fire Engineered solutions submitted in connection with Building Warrant applications.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Will depend upon legal requirements but this contract is for 3 years with an optional 12 months extension. It is likely there will be a renewal tender advertised at this point.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues
II.2.13)Information about European Union funds
The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers
List and brief description of conditions:

Bidders must be able to deliver elements of the required service by someone who is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Fire Engineers. Other elements require someone who is at least an Incorporated Member of the Institute of Fire Engineers.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

As per the global question in the ESPD — E.4, Bidders must confirm if they are able to comply with the following mandatory requirements for service delivery under this framework;

1.The supplier is able to endure works will be undertaken by an appropriated qualified person at all time — those holding Chartered Membership of the Institute of Fire Engineers are required as are those with a minimum of an Incorporated membership of the institute of Fire Engineers.

2.The successful Bidder must hold (or be willing to arrange the following insurances throughout the duration of any contract with ‘The Council’:

— Public Liability (Third Party) Insurance to the value of 5 000 000 GBP (for each and every occurrence);

— Employer's Liability Insurance to comply with all relevant statutory requirements; and

— Professional Indemnity Insurance to the value of 1 000 000 GBP (for each and every occurrence).

III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

As per tender docs.

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with a single operator
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure
IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate
Date: 28/11/2017
Local time: 10:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 4 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 28/11/2017
Local time: 10:30

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: yes
Estimated timing for further notices to be published:

In 4 years time.

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=516507

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx

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.

(SC Ref:516507)

Download the ESPD document here: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=516507

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Aberdeenshire Council
Woodhill House, Westburn Road
Aberdeen
AB16 5GB
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1467530600

Internet address:http://www.aberdeenshire.gov.uk

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
26/10/2017