Norway-Sandvika: Environmental services
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://permalink.mercell.com/107429576.aspx
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.baerum.kommune.no/
Section II: Object
Consultancy Assignment — Leachate Plant
Bærum municipality, hereafter called the Contracting Authority, invites tenderers to an open tender contest for a Framework Agreement for consultancy services related to the renovation of disposal sites.
Bærum municipality wants to enter into a contract with a consultant who must function as a project manager/engineering design manager for the planning and implementation of renovation of the disposal sites of which Bærum municipality are responsible for. The project manager must assist Bærum municipality with the preparation of work packages that must solve the nononformities revealed in an inspection by the chief administrative officer of Oslo and Viken. The project manager must also ensure that Bærum municipality's disposal sites are in accordance with requirements made by the authorities.
The implementation of the assignment also requires a person with competence in implementation of public call for tenders. CV and man-hour rate for the proposed person must be submitted.
The contract period is from and including 9.9.2019 until all nonconformities are solved, within 31.12.2020. Option for 1 + 1 year extension of the contract.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Requirement — Tax certificates:
The tenderer's tax and VAT payments must be in order.
Tax and VAT certificates
A certificate for tax and VAT issued by either the local tax office or the tax collection office where the tenderer's head office is located. The certificate can be obtained from Altinn.no.
The certificates shall not be older than 6 months, from the tender deadline.
Norwegian tenderers who are not subject to VAT must provide confirmation of this from the National Tax Board.
Foreign tenderers must provide certificates from equivalent authorities to the Norwegian authorities.
Requirement — company registration certificate:
Tenderers must be a legally established company.
Norwegian tenderers: company registration certificate
Foreign companies: verification that the company is registered in a trade or business register as prescribed by the law of the country where the tenderer is established.
Requirement — economy:
The tenderer is required to be financially solvent, which gives the Contracting Authority the security that the tenderer will be financially viable throughout the period of the agreement.
A creditworthiness of A (creditworthy) is required to be eligible for this competition. Tenderers with a lower rating will be rejected.
Extended credit rating/report, not older than 3 months, from a publicly certified credit rating company, containing a credit rating of the tenderer, typically given by a letter or brief text, as well as an explanation of this. The report must be based on the last known fiscal figures. The date must be clear.
Companies without sufficient credit rating, newly started companies with a credit rating of AN, individual foreign companies or companies without reporting obligation to the Brønnøysund Register Centre will not always be able to document that the requirement is met. In such instances, they will be able to compensate with a satisfactory credit rating which provides an equivalent security for implementation ability. These alternative documents must be included with the tender.
If the tenderer has valid reasons for not being able to provide the documentation requested by the Contracting Authority, the tenderer can prove the economic and financial position with any other document that the Contracting Authority deems suitable.
Requirement — Quality management system:
A good and well-functioning quality management system is required for the requested services.
The concept of a quality management system is that i.a., the tenderer has a awareness of quality objectives, planning, securing, handling of deviations and quality improvement.
Statement of the tenderer's quality assurance system and/or copy of certificate for the quality control system in accordance with ISO 9001:2015 or equivalent certificate.
Requirement — environmental management system:
Systems and procedures are required that ensure low environmental impact when performing the delivery.
The environmental management system must i.a. ensure continual improvement of:
The organisation’s competence in the environment and safety.
The service's effect on the climate.
A description of the tenderer's environmental management system and/or copy of certificates for the environmental management system in accordance with ISO ISO 14001:2015, Miljøfyrtårn [Eco-lighthouse], EMAS or equivalent.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information