United Kingdom-Cardiff: Architectural and related services
Section I: Contracting authority
Main address: www.cardiff.ac.uk/purch/
Address of the buyer profile: http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA0258
Section II: Object
Multi Disciplinary Design Team.
Multi Disciplinary Design Team (MDD)- Residences.
The University intends to deliver up to 700 student residences (the Project) to supplement its current offering of circa 5500 (the "Project). The proposed Project delivery sites are currently the subject of a feasibility study with a final recommendation imminent.
The University seeks to procure a suitably qualified MDD to provide the following services in relation to the Project.
Architectural Services (including CDM 2015 Principal Designer role, Lead Designer, Mechanical and Electrical Services Engineer, Civil and Structural Engineer).
Further information is set out below and in a tender pack which is available to download (see section VI.3) for details).
Architectural Services including CDM 2015 Principal Designer role, Lead Designer, Mechanical and Electrical Services Engineer, Civil and Structural Engineer.
The MDD is required to provide the services as set out in the ITT, and in their professional capacity, support the University's appointed Project Manager and other team members to achieve the University's deliverables.
The MDD will undertake the services under the general direction of the Project Manager who will act on behalf of the University in all matters concerning the services.
The MDD's Architect's primary duty will be to act as Lead Designer to co-ordinate the design team and positively manage the Whole design, and take the lead on all general project design matters concerning the University's objectives and liaise closely with the University at all stages of the Project.
The MDD will advise/liaise with the Project team and other consultants appointed by the University to ensure that the Project delivers the University's required outcomes in terms of, inter alia, standard of quality, benefits, timetable and cost constraints.
The Project Manager will act as sole consultant and will be required to enter into contracts to appoint the QS and each member of the multi-discipline design team selected by the University.
Designs shall be in accordance with BIM Level 2, and the lead designer will be responsible for establishing and coordinating the BIM plan. The Lead Designer will also be responsible for developing and monitoring a detailed design programme, and ensuring that design information is delivered on time.
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
As set out in the SQ documents.
As set out in the Invitation (ITT) to Tender documents.
Section IV: Procedure
Section VI: Complementary information
An Industry Open day will be held on 13.1.2017. A maximum of 2 people from each bidder organisation are permitted to attend. Further details are set out with the ITT documents.
All tender costs and liabilities incurred by Bidders shall be the sole responsibility of Bidders.
The University reserves the right to award the contract in whole or part.
The University reserves the right to annul the tendering process and not award any contract.
All documents to be priced in GBP and all payments made in GBP.
All documents to be priced in GBP excluding VAT.
Bidders should note that they will be required to enter into the terms and conditions of contract as set out in the ITT and save for matters of clarification or consistency the University will not negotiate the terms.
1. Cardiff University as an employer, is committed to paying all employees not less than the Living Wage, as set annually by the Living Wage Foundation.
2. It is Cardiff University's preference for the Contractor to pay all employees who are employed by the Contractor to perform services pursuant to this agreement not less than the Living Wage, as set annually by the Living Wage Foundation.
3. If the Contractor sub-contracts all or part of the provision of the Services to a sub-contractor the Contractor shall request that any sub-contractor adheres to clause 2.
Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Sell2Wales Web Site at http://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=56955
Under the terms of this contract the successful supplier(s) will be required to deliver Community Benefits in support of the authority's economic and social objectives. Accordingly, contract performance conditions may relate in particular to social and environmental considerations. The Community Benefits included in this contract are:
Upon award the successful Bidder(s) will be expected to work with the University to maximise the Community Benefits delivered through this contract. This will include, but is not limited to:
Training and Employment Opportunities: The successful Bidder(s) will be expected to offer at least 1 student placement which will provide your organisation with a valuable resource, whilst giving our students the opportunity to learn how businesses really work.
Other benefits: Successful Bidder(s) will be encouraged to secure other positive outcomes that would benefit the University and the community they operate within in for example:
Working with local schools and colleges to provide support for careers days, school projects etc.
Attending careers fair or event to talk to our students and graduates face to face.
Providing an example of a business problem for students to work on as part of their degree.
Offering sponsorship of student projects or competitions.
Providing a guest speaker to offer insights on current business practices.
Attending a business networking event covering topics on innovation, enterprise and entrepreneurship.
(WA Ref: 56955).
Internet address: www.cardiff.ac.uk/purch/
Cardiff University will incorporate a standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to bidders. That notification will provide full information on the award decision. The standstill period, which will be for a minimum of 10 calendar days, provides time for unsuccessful bidders to clarify or query the award decision before the contract is entered into. The UK Public Contracts Regulations 2015 provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland).