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Norway-Halden: Architectural, construction, engineering and inspection services
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Procurement of Project Management
Norwegian Nuclear Decommissioning has been given the task of clearing up after Norway's nuclear activities at Kjeller and in Halden. The decommissioning of the sites includes the removal of radioactive sources, disassembling equipment and systems, demolishing structures and buildings, and transferring radioactive material to a site that is certified to receive, store and dispose of the material.
NND needs hired resources to assist with the management of programmes and the implementation of projects. NND and IFE will establish parallel, non-exclusive framework agreements for the procurement of project management.
1) Senior project manager with responsibility for major projects, for example, responsibility for a project programme;
2) Project manager with minor areas of responsibility including, for example, technical project managers.
The contracts will be used by the entire organisation and the objective is to cover NND and IFE's requirement for these services during the contract period.
See the tender documentation for further information about the scope and content of the service.
Senior Project Manager with Responsibility for Major Projects
Halden and Kjeller.
Senior project manager with responsibility for major projects, for example, responsibility for a project programme.
The assignments will consist of general management of NND and IFE's project programme and project implementation. There will also be a need for pure project management in some projects and technical project management/coordination, as well as project planning/resource planning across a collection of projects (programme).
Project managers for projects in sub-contract 1 will require resources with long project management experience (10 + years) and comprehensive experience from major projects.
The duration of the framework agreement will be 3 years. The contracting authority will have an option to extend the framework agreement for a further 1 + 1 + 1 year, to a total of maximum 6 years.
Tenderers must have the sufficient financial strength to fulfil the contract.
The tenderer's annual financial statements including notes with the board and auditor's reports from 2019 and 2020.
The contracting authority reserves the right to carry out a credit assessment.
Financial strength is evaluated in relation to turnover, operating profit margin, solidity and liquidity.
Tenderers must have the adequate implementation ability.
A short, general description of the company shall be given, including:
— an account of the company’s business concept and core competencies related to the scope of the delivery;
— an overview of the company’s history, organisation, and ownership, as well as a description of the current business. The overview must clearly state the ownership of the company;
— a description of how the tenderer is organised for the execution of this contract;
— an overview of what sub-suppliers will be used.
In addition to a short account, tenderers must complete the competence matrix in Part 1 Annex 4 in their response. The competence matrix is only for the contracting authority's information.
Tenderers must have good experience from comparable assignments.
An overview must be submitted of the last three, similar deliveries in recent years. As a minimum, the overview must contain:
— a brief description of the delivery;
— date of implementation;
— scope of the assignment in monetary amount;
— name and telephone number of the reference person at the contracting authority.
The contracting authority must have the opportunity to contact the contact persons listed.
Tenderers must use the attached template for reference projects (Part 1 Annex 4) in their response.
The contracting authority will have an option for to extend the framework agreement for a further 1 + 1 + 1 year.
Project Manager with Minor Areas of Responsibility
Project manager with minor areas of responsibility, including, for example, technical project management.
Project managers for projects in sub-contract 2 will require minimum 3 years project management experience and experience from the management of projects.
The contracting authority will have an option for extension of the framework agreement for a further 1 + 1 + 1 year.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Tenderers must have their tax, employer contribution and VAT payments in order.
The tax certificate must not be older than six months calculated from the deadline for submitting a request for participation. A tax certificate is defined as:
For Norwegian tenderers:
— Tax and VAT certificate issued by the tax office via Altinn.
For foreign tenderers:
— Foreign tenderers must submit equivalent certificates from their own country that show that their payment of tax and fees is in order. If the authorities in the relevant country do not issue such certificates, the tenderer should submit a declaration stating that all taxes and duties have been paid. The statement must be approved and signed by the tenderer's Financial Director/ person responsible for finance.
Tenderers must be a legally established company.
— Company Registration Certificate.
— Confirmation that the tenderer is registered in a trade register or company register in accordance with the law in the country where the tenderer is established.
Tenderers must have routines for safeguarding the environment in its organisation.
Tenderers must submit documentation of ISO 14001, the Eco-Lighthouse scheme, or equivalent.
If a tenderer is not certified, the tenderer can submit an account on maximum 2 pages that describes how the tenderer is working to reduce its impact on the environment.
Tenderers must have a satisfactory quality assurance systems for their operations.
Tenderers must submit documentation of ISO 9001 or an equivalent quality assurance systems.
If a tenderer is not certified, the tenderer can document the requirement by submitting an overview of the table of contents for the quality assurance systems.
See the tender documentation.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information