Services - 77682-2015

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05/03/2015    S45

United Kingdom-Birmingham: Research and development services and related consultancy services

2015/S 045-077682

Prior information notice

Services

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: Highways Agency
Postal address: The Cube, 199 Wharfside Street
Town: Birmingham
Postal code: B1 1RN
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: Mobley Laura
E-mail: laura.mobley2@highways.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1216874107

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: www.highways.gsi.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from:
The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
National or federal agency/office
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Specialist Professional and Technical Services Framework.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 27: Other services
National.

NUTS code UKG31 Birmingham

II.3)Information on framework agreement
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: yes
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
The new proposed framework will provide a route to market for the Agency to use for technical engineering advice, research, commercial services, dispute resolution advice, insurance advice and procurement advice.
Estimated cost excluding VAT: 400 000 000 GBP

Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
II.8)Additional information:
The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.

Information about lots

Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 1 Lot title: Technical Consultancy, Engineering Advice, Research and Innovation
1)Short description:
The provision of Technical Consultancy, Engineering Advice, Research and Innovation services.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

73000000 Research and development services and related consultancy services

5)Additional information about lots:
The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 2 Lot title: Commercial Services — commercial managers, quantity surveyors, and project estimators
1)Short description:
The provision of Commercial Services — commercial managers, quantity surveyors, and project estimators services.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66000000 Financial and insurance services

5)Additional information about lots:
The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 3 Lot title: Dispute Resolution
1)Short description:
The provision of Dispute Resolution services.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79110000 Legal advisory and representation services

5)Additional information about lots:
The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 4 Lot title: Insurance Advice
1)Short description:
The provision of Insurance Advice services.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

66500000 Insurance and pension services, 66518100 Insurance brokerage services

5)Additional information about lots:
The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 5 Lot title: Procurement Advice
1)Short description:
The provision of Procurement Advice services.
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

79418000 Procurement consultancy services

5)Additional information about lots:
The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.
Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority: Lot No: 6 Lot title: Post Implementation Evaluation
1)Short description:
The provision of Post Implementation Evaluation services (POPE).
2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

71000000 Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services

5)Additional information about lots:
The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
Contractors invited to tender will be advised in the tender documents.
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
The Contracting Authority intends to use an eTendering system in this procurement exercise and reserves the right to use a reverse auction.
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice:
2.3.2015