United Kingdom-Belfast: Construction project management services
Section I: Contracting authority
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Section II: Object
DoE 1436057 St. Mary’s University College Integrated Consultant Team Framework
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.
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.
As described in the pre-qualification documents.
The contract shall be for an initial 2 year period with the option for two, 1-year extensions at the Employer's discretion.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
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.
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.
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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.
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.
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
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.