United Kingdom-Londonderry: Building construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
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Section II: Object
WE2229560-TSC: Framework for Building Maintenance and Minor Building Works
The Western Health and Social Care Trust (the Contracting Authority) wishes to appoint 1 economic operator to enter into a framework (NEC 4 Term Service Short Contract) for the provision of minor building works and building maintenance works (including reactive and planned maintenance) for the Western Trust Estate. The Framework Agreement shall be awarded for a period of 3 years duration subject to the on-going satisfactory performance of the economic operator. The Contracting Authority may implement an option to extend the framework for a period up to 1 year beyond the initial 3 year term of the framework.
The Framework Agreement shall be awarded for a period of three years duration subject to the on-going satisfactory performance of the economic operator. The Contracting Authority may implement an option to extend the framework for a period up to 1 year beyond the initial 3 year term of the framework.
See published PQQ documentation.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
The economic operators’ performance on this contract will be regularly monitored. As part of its contract management procedures, the CA will use the Protocol for Managing Poor Supplier Performance contained in Procurement. Guidance Note PGN 01/12 — Contract Management Principles and Procedures: https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/publications/procurementguidance-note-0112-contract-management-principles-and-procedures
If an economic operator has received more than 1 current Notice of Written Warning or a Notice of Unsatisfactory Performance, the CA, at its discretion, can consider an economic operator’s exclusion from future procurements, being undertaken on behalf of bodies covered by the Northern Ireland Public Procurement Policy (NIPP), for a minimum period of 12 months or 3 years respectively. A list of bodies subject to Northern Ireland Public Procurement Policy can be viewed at: https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/articles/list-public-bodies-which-ni-public procurement-policy-applies
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
CPD, in its capacity as a Central Purchasing Body, is administering this procurement on behalf of the Contracting Authority. The. Contracting Authority expressly reserves the right:
(i) to award one, some, all or no lots;
(ii) not to award any contract/Framework Agreement as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice or to cancel the procurement at any stage; and
(iii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition and in no circumstances will the Authority be liable for any costs incurred by economic operators or candidates. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly at the sole risk of the economic operator or candidate participating in this procurement process. This. project will be used to progress the Government’s wider social, economic and environmental objectives. No business whatsoever is guaranteed under any resulting Framework Agreement or contract indeed there is no guarantee that any Framework Agreement or contract will be put in place in relation to this notice. No compensation, etc. will be paid if a contract or Framework Agreement is. withdrawn for any reason. Economic Operators should take part in this process only on the basis that they fully understand and accept this position.
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This procurement is governed by the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 and provides for economic operators who have suffered, or who risk suffering, loss, or damage, as a consequence of an alleged breach of the duty owed in accordance with Regulation 91 to start proceedings in the High Court. A standstill period will commence at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. That notification will provide information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful tenderers to challenge the award decision before the contract is entered into. Any proceedings relating to any perceived non-compliance with the relevant law must be started within 30 days, beginning with the date when the economic operator first knew, or ought to have known that grounds for starting the proceedings had arisen (a court may extend the time limit to 3 months, where the court considers that there is a good reason for doing so).