Services - 76851-2019

18/02/2019    S34    - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Cardiff: Transport systems consultancy services

2019/S 034-076851

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Welsh Government
Transport Procurement, Cathays Park
Cardiff
CF10 3NQ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000604400
E-mail: transportprocurement@gov.wales
NUTS code: UKL

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://wales.gov.uk/?skip=1&lang=en

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0007

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etenderwales.bravosolution.co.uk
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
Other activity: Transport

Section II: Object

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

Framework for Specialist Rail Consultancy Services

II.1.2)Main CPV code
71311200
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Welsh Ministers are seeking to enter into a Framework Agreement with more than 1 provider (a maximum of 6) for 4 years. Providers shall be required to provide suitably qualified professional and technical staff in the provision of key deliverables, under the following main areas:

(i) Welsh Transport Appraisal Guidance (WelTAG);

(ii) commercial support;

(iii) rail industry intelligence (connections with DfT desirable);

(iv) operational knowledge of transport interchanges;

(v) funding and finance models;

(vi) active travel;

(vii) Government Business Case Development Process (SoC, OBC and FBC);

(viii) any other rail related tasks.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 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)
66171000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKL
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Welsh Ministers are seeking to enter into a Framework Agreement with more than one provider (a maximum of 6) for 4 years. Providers shall be required to provide suitably qualified professional and technical staff in the provision of key deliverables, under the following main areas:

— Welsh Transport Appraisal Guidance (WelTAG),

— commercial support,

— rail industry intelligence (connections with DfT desirable),

— operational knowledge of transport interchanges,

— funding and finance models,

— active travel,

— Government Business Case Development Process (SoC, OBC and FBC),

— any other rail related tasks.

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
Value excluding VAT: 3 000 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: no
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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
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:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of 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 several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 6
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: 18/03/2019
Local time: 12:00
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, Welsh
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: 18/03/2019
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:

Note: The Authority is using eTenderwales to carry out this procurement process. To obtain further information record your interest on Sell2Wales at https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/search_switch.aspx?ID=89659

(WA Ref:89659)

The buyer considers that this contract is suitable for consortia.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Welsh Government
Corporate Procurement Services, Cathays Park
Cardiff
CF10 3NQ
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000604400

Internet address: http://wales.gov.uk/?skip=1&lang=en

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:
13/02/2019