United Kingdom-Edinburgh: Construction work
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: https://www.viewpoint.org.uk/
Address of the buyer profile: https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA14002
Section II: Object
Viewpoint Housing Association: Responsive Repairs, Void Property Repairs, Emergency Call out Service
Viewpoint Housing Association: responsive repairs, void property repairs, emergency call out service.
Void Property Repairs
Edinburgh, Lothians and Fife.
The initial contract duration will be 3 years with the option for 2 further 1 year extensions.
Shortlisting based on responses to ESPD.
Economic operators may be excluded from this competition if they are in any of the situations referred to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.
All-Trades Contract Encompassing Responsive Repairs, Void Property Relet Repairs and Emergency/Out of Hours Call-Out Service
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Where it is required, within a bidder’s country of establishment they must confirm which authorisation or memberships of the relevant organisation(s) are required in order to perform this service. Bidders must confirm if they hold the particular authorisation or memberships. Bidders must be accredited by a registered Safety Schemes in Procurement ('SSIP') organisation such as CHAS or SafeContractor, or BS 18001 or equivalent. Bidders must also be members of SELECT, NICEIC or equivalent and also Gas Safe.
See below, in case the information concerning turnover (general or specific) is not available for the entire period required, please state the date on which the bidder was set up or started trading. The bidder confirms they already have or can commit to obtain, prior to the commencement of the contract, the levels of insurance cover.
Lot 01: bidders will be required to have a minimum ‘general’ yearly turnover of 1 000 000,00 GBP for the last 2 years.
Lot 02: bidders will be required to have a minimum ‘general’ yearly turnover of 250 000,00 GBP for the last 2 years.
It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commence of any subsequently awarded contract, the types and levels of insurance indicated below:
— employer’s (compulsory) liability insurance = 5 000 000,00 GBP,
— public liability insurance = 10 000 000,00 GBP.
Bidders will be required to provide examples that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the services/supplies as described in part II.2.4) of the OJEU contract notice or the relevant section of the site notice.
Bidders will be required to confirm that they and/or the service provider have the following relevant educational and professional qualifications.
Bidders will be required to confirm that their managerial staff have the following relevant educational and professional qualifications.
Bidders will be required to demonstrate that they have (or have access to) the relevant tools, plant or technical equipment to deliver the types of requirements detailed in II.2.4) in the OJEU contract notice or the relevant section of the site notice.
ESPD Question 4C.1.2: provide a minimum of three (3) relevant examples.
ESPD Question 4C.6: relevant educational and professional qualifications: fully qualified all trades operatives, multi skilled operatives.
ESPD Question 4C.6.1: relevant managerial staff educational and professional qualifications: site management safety training scheme or equivalent qualification.
ESPD Question 4C.9: relevant tools, plant or technical equipment: bidders should include details of construction plant and equipment and also support/administrative equipment such as information technology/computer software systems, vehicle tracking, hand held devices for operatives, real time updating systems.
Lot 1: A schedule of rates will be used including performance requirements, NHF/M3 Schedule, Version 7.1.
Throughout the duration of the contract there will be continuous improvement including real time issuing and management of works orders, use of personal digital appliances by contractor’s operatives, weekend and out of hours appointments, provision of call centre facilities and the like. These will all be fully defined within the Invitation to Tender (‘ITT’) documentation. The successful organisation will therefore require to invest in such technology and service level improvements. The service will require to encompass 24 hours, 365 days per annum, i.e. comprehensive including outwith normal working hours.
Lot 2: As above however excluding out of hours and emergency call handling.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
Bidders should give adequate time for uploading documents.
Viewpoint Housing Association Ltd reserves the right to cancel the procurement process or not award a contract and is not liable for any costs incurred by bidders if it chooses not to proceed with the process.
Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (‘TUPE’), Viewpoint Housing Association Ltd cannot state whether or not TUPE applies and is not: responsible for:
(a) providing any TUPE information; and
(b) warranting the accuracy of any TUPE info provided to the bidders by incumbent contractor.
Organisations should submit a fully completed ESPD submission for Lot 1 and/or Lot 2 and clearly identify each ESPD submission as Lot 1 or Lot 2.
Briefing event: it is anticipated that a briefing event will be held during the period of the ESPD submission to enable organisations to be briefed by Viewpoint Housing Association Ltd. This will comprise an open forum held at Viewpoint Housing Association head office in Edinburgh.
A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows: the ITT documentation will include community benefits appropriate to the nature and scale of the works. It is anticipated.
These will include:
Lot 1: Organisations proposals for local labour, apprenticeships, contribution to tenant group projects and the like.;
Lot 2: Organisations proposals for benefits associated with void property repairs, for example, tenant welcome packs.
The contract documents shall, inter alia, include the requirement for bidders to include proposals for:
(a) continuous improvement;
(b) shared resources/staffing;
(c) void pack for incoming tenants;
(d) value engineering including options for price per property options;
(e) call handling.
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland website at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=593114
The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the postbox facility. A user guide is available at https://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx
Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.
A subcontract clause has been included in this contract. For more information see: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/info/InfoCentre.aspx?ID=2363
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:
Community benefits are included in this requirement. A summary of the expected community benefits has been provided as follows: The ITT documentation will include community benefits appropriate to the nature and scale of the works. It is anticipated these will include:
Lot 1: organisations proposals for local labour, apprenticeships, contribution to tenant group projects and the like;
Lot 2: organisations proposals for benefits associated with void property repairs, for example, tenant welcome packs.