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United Kingdom-Aberdeen: Building consultancy services
Section I: Contracting authority
Section II: Object
Fire Engineer Surveys.
Due to the expansion of Section 34 of the Building (Scotland) Act 2003 and the associated guidance from Scottish Government regarding verification of fire engineered proposals, Aberdeen, Aberdeenshire, Moray and Highland Councils (hereafter known as the Councils) seek to employ the services of a Consultant Fire Engineer to carry out appraisals of Fire Engineered solutions submitted in connection with Building Warrant applications.
Will depend upon legal requirements but this contract is for 3 years with an optional 12 months extension. It is likely there will be a renewal tender advertised at this point.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
Bidders must be able to deliver elements of the required service by someone who is a Chartered Member of the Institute of Fire Engineers. Other elements require someone who is at least an Incorporated Member of the Institute of Fire Engineers.
As per the global question in the ESPD — E.4, Bidders must confirm if they are able to comply with the following mandatory requirements for service delivery under this framework;
1.The supplier is able to endure works will be undertaken by an appropriated qualified person at all time — those holding Chartered Membership of the Institute of Fire Engineers are required as are those with a minimum of an Incorporated membership of the institute of Fire Engineers.
2.The successful Bidder must hold (or be willing to arrange the following insurances throughout the duration of any contract with ‘The Council’:
— Public Liability (Third Party) Insurance to the value of 5 000 000 GBP (for each and every occurrence);
— Employer's Liability Insurance to comply with all relevant statutory requirements; and
— Professional Indemnity Insurance to the value of 1 000 000 GBP (for each and every occurrence).
As per tender docs.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
In 4 years time.
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Download the ESPD document here: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=516507