Services - 364714-2018

21/08/2018    S159    - - Services - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Belfast: Construction project management services

2018/S 159-364714

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
CPD - Construction Division
303 Airport Road West
Belfast
BT3 9ED
United Kingdom
Contact person: Construct.Infofinance-ni.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2890816555
E-mail: Construct.Info@finance-ni.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):

Main address: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

Address of the buyer profile: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps/home.do
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps/home.do
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
Electronic communication requires the use of tools and devices that are not generally available. Unrestricted and full direct access to these tools and devices is possible, free of charge, at: https://etendersni.gov.uk/epps/home.do
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Body governed by public law
I.5)Main activity
Education

Section II: Object

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

DoE 1436057 St. Mary’s University College Integrated Consultant Team Framework

II.1.2)Main CPV code
71541000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

St. Mary’s University College wishes to procure the services of suitably qualified and experienced consultants to establish a single-supplier, multi-discipline, Integrated Consultant Team (ICT) framework that they may require to assist in delivering a wide range of construction related works projects. The framework may be used as a comprehensive “one stop” consultancy solution or as a schedule of specialist elements which can be called off in isolation or any bespoke combination according to the University College’s need. The services to be provided are intended to give the University College access to Design, Procurement and Project Management Services capacity capable of taking projects through the full RIBA Work Plan Stages 0-7. The appointed ICT will be responsible for providing the technical / specialist services required to deliver specific projects and ensuring delivery of the required outputs.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 400 000.00 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)
71540000
71520000
71220000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKN0
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

St. Mary’s University College wishes to procure the services of suitably qualified and experienced consultants to establish a single-supplier, multi-discipline, Integrated Consultant Team (ICT) framework that they may require to assist in delivering a wide range of construction related works projects. The framework may be used as a comprehensive “one stop” consultancy solution or as a schedule of specialist elements which can be called off in isolation or any bespoke combination according to the University College’s need. The services to be provided are intended to give the University College access to Design, Procurement and Project Management Services capacity capable of taking projects through the full RIBA Work Plan Stages 0-7. The appointed ICT will be responsible for providing the technical / specialist services required to deliver specific projects and ensuring delivery of the required outputs.

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: 400 000.00 GBP
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 48
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Initial Contract period is for 2 years. Contract may be extended for a further 2 periods of 1 year, up to a maximum of 4 years.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged number of candidates: 5
Objective criteria for choosing the limited number of candidates:

As described in the pre-qualification documents.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

The contract shall be for an initial 2 year period with the option for two, 1-year extensions at the Employer's discretion.

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
List and brief description of conditions:

In order for a Consultant to be eligible to participate in this competition they must hold licenses, accreditations or certificates for specific categories and sectors as set out below Project Manager-Member of the Association of Project Management (MAPM) or equivalent Architect-Chartered Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), Registered Architect or equivalent.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Consultants are required to be registered and have Verified Status on Constructionline and should have the minimum category value (see value below) in at least one of the Constructionline Categories specified below. Should Verified Status by a Constructionline member not be held by the Consultant then a financial compliance check must be made of the Consultant’s accounts and references through the Constructionline database for the work category they have offered. If the latest financial accounts and references are not up to date in accordance with the Constructionline registration and this has contributed to unverified or consult status then then the Consultant will be rejected. If the Economic Operator is a consortium, then the Lead Enterprise for the Consortium must have a minimum Category Value of at least 40 percent and the sum of each member’s Category Values must be equal to or greater than the value set out below. Minimum Category Value for Consultant 100 000.00 GBP. Group of Economic Operators or Other Entity members only – Each member must have a minimum Category Value of 40 000.00 GBP and the sum of their Category Values must be equal to or greater than the value set out above. Public Liability Insurance [10,000,000] Employer’s Liability Insurance [10 000 000 GBP] Professional Indemnity Insurance 2 000 000.00 GBP. Price Scoring Mechanism to be used is Mean Narrow Average. Please refer to Annex A Price Scoring Mechanism in the Instructions to Tenderers document.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Project Management-Civil Engineering-71541000-2.. Project Management-Construction Management-71540000-5. Project Management-Construction Management-71520000-9. Project Management-Project Management-71541000-2. Architecture-Architecture and Architectural Design Services-71220000-6

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
List and brief description of selection criteria:

In order for a Contractor/Consultatnt to be eligible to participate in this competition they must hold licenses, accreditations or certificates for specific categories and sectors as set out below: Project Manager-Member of the Association of Project Management (MAPM) or equivalent.. Architect-Chartered Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), Registered Architect or equivalent.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

Project Manager-Member of the Association of Project Management (MAPM) or equivalent.. Architect-Chartered Member of the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA), Registered Architect or equivalent.

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:

The Economic Operators’ performance on this Contract will be regularly monitored. As part of its contract management procedures, the Contracting Authority will use the Protocol for Managing Poor Supplier Performance contained in Procurement Guidance Note PGN 01/12 – Contract Management Principles and Procedures. If an Economic Operator has received more than one current Notice of Written Warning or a Notice of Unsatisfactory Performance, the Contracting Authority, 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

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted 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 a single operator
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: 28/09/2018
Local time: 15:00
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
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Tender must be valid until: 27/12/2018
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional 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.

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Department of Finance, Central Procurement Directorate Procurement Operations Branch
Department of Finance, Central Procurement Directorate Procurement Operations Branch Clare House, 303 Airport Road West
Belfast
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2890816555
E-mail: construct.info@finance-ni.gov.uk

Internet address: https://www.finance-ni.gov.uk/contact

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

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.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
17/08/2018