Services - 50489-2019

01/02/2019    S23    - - Services - Contract notice - Restricted procedure 

United Kingdom-Dalkeith: Construction consultancy services

2019/S 023-050489

Contract notice


Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Midlothian Council
Midlothian House, Buccleuch Street
EH22 1DN
United Kingdom
Contact person: Iain Johnston
Telephone: +44 1312707500
Fax: +44 1316542797
NUTS code: UKM73

Internet address(es):

Main address:

Address of the buyer profile:

I.2)Information about joint procurement
The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body
The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at:
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local agency/office
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

Development and Commercial Management Services

Reference number: MID:19/12
II.1.2)Main CPV code
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

Midlothian Council is looking to procure a term contract Development Manager/Commercial Manager Appointment to support the development work across the entire Council estate.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKM73
Main site or place of performance:


II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The scope of works embraces the provision of multi-disciplinary services associated with projects being carried out by Midlothian Council.

The following scope of services is merged across 2 categories:

— development and commercial management,

— development covers all asset management strategy and development of project solutions.

Commercial is expected to cover the seamless transition of these projects through development and feasibility into design, procurement in the market place and onto final delivery, retaining project knowledge and experience through from inception to completion.

II.2.5)Award criteria
Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value
II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system
Duration in months: 36
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

1 year extension.

II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited
Envisaged minimum number: 5
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
List and brief description of conditions:

If required by the member state, bidders are required to be enrolled in the relevant professional or trade registers within the country in which they are established.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

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 GBP,

— public liability insurance = 5 000 000 GBP,

— professional indemnity insurance = 5 000 000 GBP.

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

4C.1 — Bidders will be required to provide three examples of works carried out in the past 5 years that demonstrate that they have the relevant experience to deliver the work as described in the Contract Notice or the relevant section of the site notice. Please provide narrative on your Companies key experience on the following areas:

— delivering projects with works value in excess of 5 000 000 GBP including development advice, appraisals and asset rationalisation including all associated commercial cost planning techniques.

4C.2.1 — Bidders will be required to confirm details of the technicians or technical bodies who they can call upon, especially those responsible for service delivery and quality control proposed team:

— outline the team you propose to deliver the project, from appointment to completion. Details of CV’s for those that have been proposed for the office based resource,

— detail why you consider them most suitable giving examples of experience and capability.

4C.6 — Bidders will be required to confirm that they and/or the service provider have the following relevant educational and professional qualifications: All professional services must be delivered by an organisation or resource that is a member of the relevant professional body.

Minimum level(s) of standards possibly required:

The bidder must hold a UKAS (or equivalent) accredited independent third party certificate of compliance in accordance with BS EN ISO 9001 (or equivalent).

Or the bidder must have the following:

A documented policy regarding quality management. The policy must set out responsibilities for quality management demonstrating that the bidder has, and continues to implement, a quality management policy that is authorised by their Chief Executive, or equivalent, which is periodically reviewed at a senior management level. The policy must be relevant to the nature and scale of the work to be undertaken and set out responsibilities for quality management throughout the organisation.

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
Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted 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: 05/03/2019
Local time: 12:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates
Date: 12/03/2019
IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender
Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence
This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used
VI.3)Additional information:

Economic operators may be excluded from this competition of they are in any of the situations to in Regulation 58 of the Public Contracts (Scotland) Regulations 2015.

Note: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland website at

(SC Ref:571741)

VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Midlothian Council
Midlothian House, Buccleuch Street
EH22 1DN
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 1312707500
Fax: +44 1316542797

Internet address:

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: