Services - 387010-2018

05/09/2018    S170    - - Services - Contract notice - Open procedure 

United Kingdom-Stirling: Structural engineering consultancy services

2018/S 170-387010

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Stirling Council
Strategic Procurement, Old Viewforth
Stirling
FK8 2ET
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1786233384
E-mail: murphyk@stirling.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKM77

Internet address(es):

Main address: http://www.stirling.gov.uk/procurement

Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA00146

I.2)Information about joint procurement
I.3)Communication
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://www.publictendersscotland.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

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

Structural Engineer Term Contract

Reference number: SC1819-0035
II.1.2)Main CPV code
71312000
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

There is a requirement for a Structural Engineer to carry out Ad-hoc structural advice and design on Stirling Council managed and maintained buildings.

This term contract opportunity will be used over a range of different construction related projects over a potential (4) year contract period.

Any organisation submitting a tender for this opportunity must be confirmed as an Approved Body for Certification of Design (Building Structures) by Structural Engineers Registration Ltd

II.1.5)Estimated total value
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)
71312000
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM77
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

There is a requirement for a Structural Engineer to carry out ad-hoc structural advice and design on Stirling Council managed and maintained buildings.

This term contract opportunity will be used over a range of different construction related projects over a potential (4) year contract period.

Any organisation submitting a tender for this opportunity must be confirmed as an Approved Body for Certification of Design (Building Structures) by Structural Engineers Registration Ltd

II.2.5)Award criteria
Criteria below
Quality criterion - Name: Relevant Experience / Weighting: 28
Quality criterion - Name: Project Team / Weighting: 21
Quality criterion - Name: Contract Management / Weighting: 14
Quality criterion - Name: Community Benefits / Weighting: 3.5
Quality criterion - Name: Added Value/Innovation / Weighting: 3.5
Quality criterion - Name: Sustainability / Weighting: 0
Quality criterion - Name: Structural Engineers Registration / Weighting: 0
Price - Weighting: 70
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

Stirling Council reserves the right to extend the contract for a further 1 year + 1 year term.

II.2.10)Information about variants
Variants will be accepted: no
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: no
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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
List and brief description of selection criteria:

Part IV:

Selection criteria B: Economic and financial standing:

– Question 4B.1: Tenderers are required to have a minimum “general” annual turnover of 920 000 GBP for the last 2 financial years. Where a Tenderer does not have an annual turnover of this value, the Council may exclude the Tenderer from the competition or may apply discretion seeking supporting evidence to determine the Tenderer’s suitability to proceed in the competition. Where this information is not available due to a new company being established a business plan should be provided demonstrating how the organisation will meet the annual turnover requirement.

— Question 4B.2: Bidders will be required to have a minimum yearly “specific” turnover of 920 000 GBP for the last 2 years in the business area covered by the contract Where a Tenderer does not have an annual turnover of this value, the Council may exclude the Tenderer from the competition or may apply discretion seeking supporting evidence to determine the Tenderer’s suitability to proceed in the competition. Where this information is not available due to a new company being established a business plan should be provided demonstrating how the organisation will meet the annual turnover requirement.

Part IV:

Selection criteria B: Economic and financial standing:

– Question 4B.4: Tenderers will be required provide the following information in response to 4B.4:

—— Liquidity ratio for Current Year;

—— Liquidity ratio for Prior Year.

The formula for calculating a Tenderer’s liquidity ratio is (current assets – stock or work in progress) divided by current liabilities. This is commonly known as the “Acid Test Ratio”. The acceptable range for each financial ratio is greater than 0,8. Where a Tenderer’s Liquidity ratio is less than the acceptable value, the Council may exclude the Tenderer from the competition or may apply discretion seeking supporting evidence to determine the Tenderer’s suitability to proceed in the competition.

Part IV:

Selection criteria B: Economic and financial standing:

– Question 4B.5: Tenderers are required to hold, or commit to obtaining prior to the commencement of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:

(a) Employers (Compulsory) Liability Insurance: 10 000 000 GBP;

(b) Public Liability Insurance: 5 000 000 GBP;

(c) Professional Indemnity: 2 000 000 GBP.

Where a Tenderer does not hold or commit to obtaining the types and levels of insurance indicated, the Council will exclude the Tenderer from the competition.

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

Part IV:

Selection criteria C:

— Question 4C.1 Bidders will be required to provide examples of work carried out in the past 5 years that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the work.

Part IV:

Selection criteria D:

— Question 4D.1: Bidders must have documented arrangements for ensuring that the bidders apply quality management measures that are appropriate to the work for which they are being engaged. The bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent) accredited independent third party certificate of compliance in accordance with BS EN ISO 9001 (or equivalent).

Part IV:

Selection criteria D: Quality Assurance Schemes and Environmental Management:

– Question 4D.1:

—– Health and Safety Procedures;

—– The bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent), accredited independent third party certificate of compliance in accordance with BS OHSAS 18001 (or equivalent) or have, within the last 12 months, successfully met the assessment requirements of a construction-related scheme in registered membership of the Safety Schemes in Procurement (SSIP) forum.

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:
III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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: 08/10/2018
Local time: 12:00
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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders
Date: 08/10/2018
Local time: 12:00

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:

The buyer is using PCS-Tender to conduct this ITT exercise. The Project code is 11562. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2343

Community benefits are included in this requirement. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2361

A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows:

Please see Method Statement 4 of the ITT document for information on Community Benefits.

(SC Ref:555388)

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Stirling Council
Strategic Procurement, Old Viewforth
Stirling
FK8 2ET
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1786233384
E-mail: murphyk@stirling.gov.uk

Internet address: http://www.stirling.gov.uk/procurement

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
04/09/2018